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Reviews of Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh Hostel

15 Johnston Terrrace, Edinburgh, Scotland

Atmosphere 98%

Cleanliness 91%

Facilities 96%

Location 98%

Safety 98%

Staff 98%

Value 99%

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
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free city tour
  • Fridge Freezer"
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Utensils
  • WiFi

Important Information

SPECIAL CANCELLATION POLICY FOR AUGUST/NEW YEARS / HOGMANAY: All New Years / Hogmanay reservations must be cancelled 7 days in advance prior to 2pm on the arrival date. If it is less than 7 days in advance, YOU WILL BE CHARGED FOR THE FIRST NIGHT. FAILURE TO SHOW WILL RESULT IN THE FIRST NIGHT BEING CHARGED AND THE RESERVATION WILL BE CANCELLED.

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

Check in Time is from 2.30pm
We require a £10 key deposit and government ID must be presented at check in.


***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
  • Taxes Included

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

Contact us directly

Atmosphere 98%

Cleanliness 91%

Facilities 96%

Location 98%

Safety 98%

Staff 98%

Value 99%

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06 Sep 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

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

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: The location in the old town of Edînburgh is perfect. The staff was friendly and helpful. Beds were comfy. The common areas are really cosy and great to interact with other travellers.

Customer would recommend this property

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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
31 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: atmosphere

Disliked: none

Customer would recommend this property

80% Overall Rating
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80% Overall Rating

Anonymous
31 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Nice big rooms, clean, nice facilities.

Customer would recommend this property

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100% Overall Rating


20 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Family Holiday

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Lockers for each bed. Close to everything. Luggage storage area available.

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
16 Aug 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals

Age Range:
25-30

Liked: Huge amazing building, excellent value even during the fringe, great social spaces and wonderful staff!

Disliked: Nothing, this is my favourite hostel!

Customer would recommend this property

97% Overall Rating
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97% Overall Rating


22 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break, Sightseeing & culture

Age Range:
41+

Liked: Value for money and excellent location

Customer would recommend this property

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Anonymous
21 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
41+

Liked: It probably the most central hostel I have ever stayed at. The room was quite big for hostels. The kitchen was also big and the equipment really good. And the staff was nice and helpful.

Disliked: Nothing

Customer would recommend this property

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10 Jul 2017

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
City break

Age Range:
18-24

Liked: Great value for money, good location and lovely staff.

Disliked: Nothing!

Customer would recommend this property

74% Overall Rating
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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
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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

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