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Hostel | 39 Cowgate, Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JR

88.5% Overall Rating

1712 out of 1789 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/07/2014)

"colourfull and friendly comon room, lots of bathrooms, young and energetic hostel crew!!!!"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Luggage Room USD 1.69
  • Towel USD 0.84

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Please note this hostel has an 18 year age restriction. PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO BOOK 8 PEOPLE OR MORE YOU MUST CONTACT THIS HOSTEL DIRECTLY TO MAKE THE BOOKING. Please note all Group bookings (over 8 people) must adhere to the Hostel Group Booking Policy also must be 2 nights minimum stay at the weekend.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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Overview

Welcome to Edinburgh's newest 4 star hostel, located right in the heart of Edinburgh's vibrant city night life & historic old town area.
AWESOME LOCATION....FREE WIFI..FREE CITY TOUR..FREE PUB CRAWLS
AWESOME LOCATION: Our 4 Star Hostel was Voted Hostel world No1 Hostel in Scotland Feb 2012 Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

30 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Female only (Shared bathroom)

Self-catering
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Budget backpackers

PLEASE NOTE THIS HOSTEL HAS A STRICT AGE LIMIT OF 18 AND OVER. ANY CUSTOMERS ARRIVING WHO ARE UNDER THIS AGE WILL UNFORTUNATELY NOT BE ALLOWED TO STAY BECAUSE OF SCOTLANDS STRICT LICENSING REGULATIONS AND WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE FIRST NIGHT ACCOMMODATION
PROOF OF AGE IS REQUIRED - ID/PASSPORT
AWESOME LOCATION....FREE WIFI..FREE CITY TOUR..FREE PUB CRAWLS
AWESOME LOCATION: Our 4 Star Hostel was Voted Hostel world No1 Hostel in Scotland Feb 2012: We are a stones throw away from the famous Edinburgh Castle,Located in the heart of Edinburgh's Famous Grass market. 5-10 minutes walk from bus and train stations and the famous Haggis tour routes.
NEW !!!!!!AWESOME KICK ASS CAFE AND BAR
FREE WiFi ....FREE CITY TOUR... FREE Pub Crawls...,FREE bed linen...FREE Lockers in all rooms.....FREE Luggage storage if you arrive before check in time.....FREE Tourist Information
24 Hour Reception......NO CURFEW
SAFE AND SECURE: 24 hour staffed reception
Electronic swipe card on all rooms
CCTV throughout hostel
Security Passes issued to all guests

FUNKY DESIGNER ROOMS: designed for your maximum comfort, private bed lights and free lockers for every bed.
KEEP IT CLEAN : All our rooms are cleaned every day.Our Bathrooms and kitchens are constantly kept clean. We pride ourselves on our cleanliness
AWESOME FRIENDLY STAFF: Our staff are the best, they are friendly and will tell you all the best places to go and more importantly where not to go!
MODERN FACILITIES: We Have A Large Modern Self Catering Kitchen , Modern HOT Showers .
TREE HOUSE CHILL OUT ROOM.
GREAT VALUE MEALS available at our NEW!! KICK ASS CAFE and BAR
Internet access
Large spacious Dormitories(no crowded rooms here)
Private Rooms

OUR MOTTO
LIVE LIFE TO THE FULL.....and we mean it ...WHAT ARE YOU WAITING FOR !!!

Stag / Hen Parties are not welcome

PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU NEED TO BOOK 8 PEOPLE OR MORE YOU MUST CONTACT THIS HOSTEL DIRECTLY TO MAKE THE BOOKING. Please note all Group bookings (over 8 people) must adhere to the Hostel Group Booking Policy also must be 2 nights minimum stay at the weekend.

We will contact you at the time of booking for the CVV code in order to verify the card.

Accommodation Information

All our dorms have been designed to create the coolest funkiest environment possible
Our 14+ bed dorm is our coolest room yet. Created in March 2011 it is located in the Tower Room of this ancient historic building with 10 beds in the Gallery and 20 beds on the lower level, with spectacular views of the Castle. If you want to meet people or want to book a group this is the dorm for you.

Location Information

Awesome Location , In the famous Historic Grassmarket Area , bang in the middle of the City centre . A stones throw away from Edinburgh Castle and beside all the historic sites and bars and clubs. This must be one of the best Hostel Locations in town