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Castle Rock Hostel

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In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi
In-room safe, free WiFi

Overview of Castle Rock Hostel

Castle Rock Hostel

2 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Housekeeping
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2PW

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle3 min walk
  • Popular LocationGeorge Street9 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh12 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)27 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Castle Rock Hostel is located in Old Town Edinburgh, a neighborhood in Edinburgh, and is near a train station. Edinburgh Castle and Grassmarket are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Edinburgh Port and Bruntsfield Links Golf Course. Victoria Street and Camera Obscura and World of Illusions are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hostel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Scotch Whisky Experience - 1 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 2 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 3 min walk
  • George Street - 9 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 12 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 27 min drive

Restaurants

  • Petit Paris — 2 min walk
  • Howies — 3 min walk
  • The Jolly Judge — 3 min walk
  • Deacon's House Cafe — 3 min walk
  • Cucina — 3 min walk

About this property

Castle Rock Hostel

Edinburgh hostel in Old Town Edinburgh with 24-hour front desk
Along with a 24-hour front desk, this smoke-free hostel has tour/ticket assistance and a lobby fireplace. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a front-desk safe. All 43 rooms offer free WiFi, safes, and showers.
Castle Rock Hostel offers 43 accommodations with safes. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitizer provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

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

Parking and transportation

  • No onsite parking available

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No elevators

Guest services

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

Languages spoken

  • English

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Well-lit path to entrance

More

  • Fireplace in lobby
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Shower

More

  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - 1:00 AM
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10:30 AM

Special check-in instructions

This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in
Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

No pets or service animals 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
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information

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 onsite parking is available
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express; cash is not accepted

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties
Children 18 years old and younger are not permitted at this property
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms
No pets and no service animals are allowed at this property
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 Hotel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Castle Rock Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Edinburgh

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 180 out of 292 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 87 out of 292 reviews
4 - Good 30%
Rating 3 - Okay. 23 out of 292 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 2 out of 292 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 0 out of 292 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

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

Stayed 1 night in Feb 2020

5/5 Excellent

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