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Reviews of Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh Hostel

15 Johnston Terrrace, Edinburgh, Scotland

Atmosphere 96%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 100%

Safety 94%

Staff 93%

Value 92%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Luggage Room

Facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Pool Table
  • Steam room
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast 1.50GBP
  • Towel 0.20GBP

Important Information

OVER 18 ONLY - Sorry, no children.
No stag/hens parties allowed.
Any group of 6 or more guests need to contact the hostel directly, failure to contact the hostel will result in the cancellation of your reservation.
All guests must provide some form of identification (either passport, drivers licence or national ID card) at check in.
Cancellations must be notified before 2pm, 2 days before arrival, otherwise the first night will be charged

***AUGUST CANCELLATION POLICY: August bookings must be canceled at least 7 days prior to 2.00pm on the arrival date. If bookings are canceled within 7 days, the amount equal to the first night will be charged. No shows will be charged the full amount of the booking.
Also our laundry has changed to £4
And are you able to update on both websites-
Any group of 6 or more guests need to contact the hostel directly, failure to contact the hostel will result in the cancellation of your reservation.

**ROOM TYPES:
Please note: when booking private double rooms please bear in mind the room has 1 double bed.


SPECIAL CANCELLATION POLICY FOR NEW YEARS / HOGMANAY: All New Years /
Hogmanay reservations must be canceled 7 days in advance prior to 2pm on
the arrival date to receive a 88% refund. If it is less that 7 days in
advance, NO REFUND WILL BE GIVEN. FAILURE TO SHOW WILL RESULT IN THE
FULL AMOUNT OF YOUR RESERVATION BEING CHARGED.

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 10:30

Policies

  • Age Restriction
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 96%

Cleanliness 90%

Facilities 90%

Location 100%

Safety 94%

Staff 93%

Value 92%

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83% Overall Rating
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  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
09 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Events / festivals, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Great location, very helpful and friendly staff

Disliked: Breakfast could have been included in the price

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 60%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 60%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
05 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Central location, clean hostel. Great staff

Disliked: Heavy doors to the rooms, meant quite a bit of slamming noise, ear plugs required.

Customer would recommend this property

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Liked: Common room and kitchen

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Family Holiday, Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Atmosphere, clean, good facilities

Disliked: The breakfast was very minimal.

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
31 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: The location of the property is great, right in the heart of the city!

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture, Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: easy access to city centre, friendly staff, lockers in rooms

Customer would recommend this property

94% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
94% Overall Rating

Anonymous
17 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Castle Rock is a wonderful place to stay at! Great location, great staff, great atmosphere! And a very cheap breakfast :)

Customer would recommend this property

86% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
86% Overall Rating

Anonymous
01 Jul 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Price, location, facilities offered, youth-friendliness, staff, security

Disliked: Cleanliness, cooker (very slow)

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Romantic getaway

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: This hostel was perfect. Super friendly, very affordable, lots of big rooms for relaxing, delicious breakfast. We've already booked our next stay

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
97% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, City break, Events / festivals, Partying / nightlife, Shopping, Sightseeing & culture, Work / volunteering

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Really nice location next to Edinburgh Castle. The room was clean and cozy. The staff friendly and helpful. The common rooms large and nicely done up.

Disliked: The showers could have been a bit cleaner

Customer would recommend this property

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