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Reviews of Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh Hostel

15 Johnston Terrrace, Edinburgh, Scotland

Atmosphere 94%

Cleanliness 83%

Facilities 91%

Location 95%

Safety 88%

Staff 94%

Value 92%

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

Important Information

OVER 18 ONLY - Sorry, no children.
No stag/hens parties allowed.
**Group Bookings:
Group of 5 or more need to contact the hostel directly before making a reservation - This includes guests making separate / individual reservations up to and over 5 guests. 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 94%

Cleanliness 83%

Facilities 91%

Location 95%

Safety 88%

Staff 94%

Value 92%

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74% Overall Rating
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  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 80%
74% Overall Rating


15 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: I liked the localization.

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
11 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Partying / nightlife, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Massive beautiful old place. Lots of space, super cheap breakfast. Clean.

Disliked: Over 200 beds so I find it hard to meet people.

Customer would recommend this property

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


11 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Likely the best hostel I have ever stayed in! Friendly staff, amazing location, fabulous accommodations, no complaints here!

Disliked: Nothing, absolutely great!

Customer would recommend this property

89% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 80%
89% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Jun 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Great location, good staff

Disliked: -

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
25 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: The ambiance and the vibe of the hostel, the home theater, the library, the music room. Very creative hostel. Very friendly staff.

Disliked: Nothing as such. Breakfast could add more variety.

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
01 May 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Friendly staff. Excellent location. Comfortable beds. They provide various daily offers of free entertainment - I went on a fun ghost walk. Great value accommodation!

Customer would recommend this property

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


26 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Salón común y cocina muy amplias, bien acondicionadas, decoradas y con muchos eventos (salón de cine, música, beer pong, billar). Personal muy amable, cualquier duda sobre el hostal o sobre qué ver en Edimburgo, lo solucionan fácilmente. Con la tarjeta del hostal puedes solicitar descuentos en ciertos bares y restaurantes. Wifi totalmente gratis, sin contraseñas ni limites de horas al día o estancia. Baños bien acondicionados y sin fallo alguno. Locación excelente. Café/te/chocolate caliente GRATIS!!

Customer would recommend this property

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

Anonymous
15 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
31-40

Liked: Location, location, location! Free tea and coffee, Free internet.

Disliked: Too little privacy in the bathrooms.

Customer would recommend this property

54% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 80%
  • Location - 40%
  • Safety - 40%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 60%
54% Overall Rating

Anonymous
06 Apr 2017

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: The staff was friendly

Disliked: The toilets and the showers were not clean. The hairdryer was broken and the beds were very lean through.

83% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 100%
83% Overall Rating

Anonymous
28 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Next to the Edinburgh Castle. Close to the city center. Friendly staff. Superb facilities (eg. the kitchen). Really like the chilling area.

Disliked: Get bored easily after a few days. Need more board games/chess sets to be in the chilling area.

Customer would recommend this property

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