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Cowgate Tourist Hostel Reviews

96 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland

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2120 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 75%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 71%Atmosphere
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 72%Facilities

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The hostel is tidy, has free wifi and a nice ambiance, the staff are very friendly and the rooms are more spacious than elsewhere. The Hostel is located in the Heart of Edinburgh with everything you need accessible on foot and they offer a number of tours to see the sights and scenery of Scotland if you're so inclined.The hostel is unbeaten on price and is the best hostel to stay in long term though you may find yourself having to move on the weekends as the place gets booked out by Rugby fans.

  • 10th Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The hostel is in the city center, really close to the main street (Royal Mile). It is a good balance between quality and price. The negative point is if you have to share the room, sometimes you are unlucky. I was very lucky by the way.

  • 2nd Nov 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Couple, 25-30
  • (1 review)


good place


Very great for one week end

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