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Cowgate Tourist Hostel

Hostel | 94-112 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland EH11JN

71.7% Overall Rating

176 out of 290 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/06/2013)

"Contrary to some reviews, it was very clean, nice shower room and comfy beds, staff were helpful too!"

Read all Cowgate Tourist Hostel reviews

Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.46
  • Towel USD 1.66

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

PLEASE NOTE: ***Reception is open between 8:00am and 11:00pm*** ***** NOTE Please check in before 11pm and state your arrival time upon booking*** 1. You may cancel your booking up to 24 hours before arrival.(Does not apply to Groups) Please do so directly with the reception office at the hostel reception. If you wish to cancel by email then please do so at least 7 full days prior to your arrival. 2. All group bookings must be paid in full 28 days prior to arrival, any changes or cancellations must be done before this time. Payment will automatically be taken from your credit card. 3. Deposits are never refunded. 4. In the event of a no-show without cancellation, we have the right to charge your credit card for the first night's stay where you have booked accommodation with us or for the full price of the tour or other non-accommodation travel service in accordance with your booking conditions. Check in time is from 14.00hrs Check out time is 10.00hrs

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 1 day before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

Contact us directly

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Overview

Cowgate Tourist Hostel offers quality backpacker and hostel style accommodation in the very heart of Edinburgh's historic old town.

Located under the shadow of Edinburgh Castle and within short walking distance of Princes Street and Edinburgh Waverley Rail station. Your in the right place for all that's going on in the City!

Perfect choice for group bookings - stag/hen parties, schools and events whatever your wish we will accommodate! Read more

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About Cowgate Tourist Hostel

Our hostel offers excellent value for money.

This should be your No 1 choice for group bookings - we offer affordable shared rooms and individual apartments all fully equipped with everything you will need for a wonderful stay!

No need to bring anything with you as we provide all you will require!

The choice of room is yours.... the accommodation at Cowgate hostel is made up of a number of stylish individual self contained apartments each with the choice of Twin or Double rooms, 4 or 6 bed dorm rooms.

The rooms in each of the apartments share the fully equipped 'Ikea' style kitchen. You can book individual beds/rooms or book out entire flats just for your group. It is a unique hostel and works really well for groups wanting privacy.

Do you want to take a whisky tour, visit museums, find the best shopping places? Whatever your interests are our friendly staff will be more than happy to help you with information and suggestions on what to do and see in our lively city!

1. You may cancel your booking up to 72hrs hours before arrival.(Does not apply to Groups) Please do so directly with the reception office at the Cowgate. If you wish to cancel by email then please do so at least 7 full days prior to your arrival.

2. All group bookings must be paid in full 28 days prior to arrival, any changes or cancellations must be done before this time.
3. Deposits are never refunded.
4. In the event of a no-show without cancellation, we have the right to charge your credit card for the first night's stay where you have booked accommodation with us or for the full price of the tour or other non-accommodation travel service in accordance with your booking conditions.

In the highly unlikely event of a problem arising, our liability to you, if any, is limited to the deposit and that reservation fee you paid.

Accommodation Information

That’s 10 fully fitted Kitchens and 15 Shower rooms with toilets plus 11 separate private toilets!!!
• Linen Included – All bedding is supplied
• Iron boards/Irons in all flats
• Credit Cards Accepted – except AMEX
• Luggage Storage area in reception
• Family Friendly
• Guest Kitchen with Free tea and coffee in reception
• Travel Desk/Travel Info
• No Curfew
• No Lockout
• Bike Parking
• No Smoking
• Free WIFI in the whole hostel
• FREE WiFi in lobby and computers

Check in time: 14.00 hrs
Check out: 10.00 hrs

!! Looking for Long Term Accommodation then look no further, Cowgate Hostel is now offering long term rates at £50.00 per week!! This does not apply for July and August and during busy events in Edinburgh this may not be avaliable. This makes us the cheapest most affordable accommodation for long termers in Edinburgh.

Location Information

We are located in the grassmarket in the old town - full of history, with lots to see and do.