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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
Shower, hair dryer
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Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
291 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 Front Desk

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Explore the area

Popular LocationThe Hub2 min walk
Popular LocationGrassmarket2 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle3 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)32 min drive

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  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (10 bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (10 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (12 bed)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only (12 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (12 bed)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (12 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (14 bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (14 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (16 bed)

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (16 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Women only (4 bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Women only (4 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 bed)

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (4 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 bed)

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 bed)
  • Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 bed )

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsShared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 bed )
  • Quadruple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 4
    • 4 Single Beds
    More detailsQuadruple Room
  • Triple Room

    Room amenities

    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsTriple Room

The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town neighbourhood, Castle Rock Hostel is near a train station. Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Our guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The Hub - 2 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 2 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 3 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 6 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 32 min drive

Restaurants

  • Amber - 1 min walk
  • Contini Cannonball - 1 min walk
  • La Barantine Victoria - 1 min walk
  • The Castle Arms - 1 min walk
  • Thai Orchid - 2 min walk

About this property

Castle Rock Hostel

Edinburgh hostel in Old Town, walk to Royal Mile
This smoke-free hostel features laundry facilities, a 24-hour front desk and tour/ticket assistance. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a fireplace at reception and a front desk safe. All rooms are shared and offer free WiFi and safes.
Castle Rock Hostel offers 43 forms of shared accommodation with a safe. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hairdryers can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Continental breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–10:30 AM: GBP 2 per person

Family friendly

Laundry facilities

Conveniences

Front-desk safe
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Daily housekeeping
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

More

Fireplace in reception
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bathroom

Hairdryer (on request)
Shower

Food and drink

Shared kitchen access

More

Safe
Shared accommodations

Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 1 April 2020 to 30 June 2020 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 18 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 18 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

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Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: GBP 2 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • No on-site parking is available.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
Alcohol is not served at this property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Castle Rock Hotel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Is Castle Rock Hostel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much does it cost to stay at Castle Rock Hostel?
As of 6 Jul 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Castle Rock Hostel on 2 Aug 2020 start from £72, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
How much is parking at this property?
Castle Rock Hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Castle Rock Hostel?
Check-in begins at 2:30 PM.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10:30 AM.
Where is this hostel located?
Located in Old Town, this hostel is steps away from Witchery Tours, Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 8 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 18 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Castle Rock Hostel

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
179
4 - Good
87
3 - Okay
23
2 - Mediocre
2
1 - Poor
0
4.3
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.4
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

This hostel was great all around!

Stayed 4 nights in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 1 night in Dec 2019

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

      I standing in very good acomodation, cèntric place and impressionant ambient

      Stayed 2 nights in Dec 2019

      5/5 Excellent

      • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

      Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2019