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5.0 out of 5

"Ok, by far the best hostel I've stayed at. The staff is lovely, the rooms are nice. For each bed they have a light and a charging points (so so import ... " More

By a verified traveller on Wed 28 Feb 2018

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Hotel Description

At Castle Rock Hostel you'll be within steps of popular attractions like Royal Mile and Grassmarket. Highlights at this hostel include free in-room WiFi.

All 43 rooms feature safes.

This smoke-free hostel offers free WiFi in public areas, tour/ticket assistance, and a fireplace in the lobby. Other amenities include luggage storage and a front-desk safe.

Attractions within a short walk of this Old Town Edinburgh hostel include Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street.

Triple Room

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max
AU$108* Per night/room 18 Apr. - 19 Apr.

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (16 bed)

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Quadruple Room

Bed Count 4 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (8 bed )

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Shared Dormitory, Mixed Dorm (6 bed)

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Shared Dormitory, Women only (12 bed)

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Castle Rock Hostel ratings based on 1 Verified Reviews

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Guest reviews for Castle Rock Hostel

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5 out of 5

Best hostel

Ok, by far the best hostel I've stayed at. The staff is lovely, the rooms are nice. For each bed they have a light and a charging points (so so important and handy). Is a great location with a beautiful view, everything is in walking distance. Every night the staff organised something (Scottish dancing (free too!) was amazing), and the common room is cozy and always full of friendly people, so it's easy to meet people and make new friends. And lastly, the hostel itself is very nicely and creatively decorated, so you wont be disappointed. 100% would recommend!

Posted by , from Adelaide, SA on 28 Feb. 2018

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Property Features

As a guest of Castle Rock Hostel, you'll find tour/ticket assistance, a fireplace in the lobby, and a safe deposit box at the front desk. Public spaces have free WiFi. This Edinburgh hostel is smoke free.

  • 43 guestrooms or units
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Fireplace in lobby
  • No smoking on site

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Airport: Edinburgh Airport (EDI) (12.4 km / 7.7 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Haymarket Station (1.7 km / 1.1 mi)

Room Amenities

Castle Rock Hostel offers 43 accommodations with safes. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Bathrooms include showers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hair dryers can be requested.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer available
  • Safe

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 5:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 7:00 PM

Special check-in instructions:

The front desk is open daily from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM. 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. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

The front desk at this property is open daily from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM.
This property doesn't offer after-hours check-in. Guests will receive an email 72 hours before arrival with check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. This property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival. For more information, check local advisories before you book.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:30 AM

Payment types

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.

Pet Policy

  • Pets and service animals are not allowed at Castle Rock Hostel

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals not allowed
  • Guests will receive an email with special check-in instructions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available
  • Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are not compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation is not required for facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service not has not been amended for enhanced safety

Hotel Names

  • 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

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 18 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Pets and service animals are not allowed on site.
  • Alcohol isn't served at Castle Rock Hostel.

National Rating

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

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