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Located in Edinburgh's Old Town Edinburgh neighbourhood, Castle Rock Hostel is near a train station. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Scotch Whisky Experience are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden are not to be missed. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.
Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 10 min walk
Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 30 min drive
The Bow Bar - 3 min walk
Whiski Rooms - 3 min walk
Hula Juice Bar and Gallery - 4 min walk
Ondine Restaurant - 4 min walk
Mussel & Steak Bar - 4 min walk
About this property
Castle Rock Hostel
Edinburgh hostel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Royal Mile
Along with tour/ticket assistance, this smoke-free hostel has a fireplace at reception and a front desk safe. WiFi in public areas is free. All 43 rooms offer free WiFi, safes and showers.
Castle Rock Hostel offers 43 forms of accommodation with a safe. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.
Cleaning and safety practices
Enhanced cleanliness measures
Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place
Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Parking and public transport
No on-site parking available
Front desk (limited hours)
If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.
Staffed front desk
No pets or service animals allowed
Children and extra beds
Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 18 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
We should mention
This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
Alcohol is not served at this property
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
Property is also known as
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hotel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Edinburgh
Frequently asked questions
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
As of 15 Jun. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Castle Rock Hostel on 16 Jun. 2021 start from AU$133, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Castle Rock Hostel doesn't offer parking.
Check-in is from 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM. After-hours check-in is not available.
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Located in Old Town Edinburgh, this hostel is steps away from Witchery Tours, Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) is 10 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 10 minutes.