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Hotel Description

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) puts you in the heart of Edinburgh, within steps of popular attractions like Grassmarket and National Museum of Scotland. Highlights at this hostel include free in-room WiFi.

The hostel's own lounge bar is a nice place to enjoy a drink. Added amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a coffee shop/café, and a snack bar/deli. Local cuisine breakfast is available daily between 7 AM and 11 AM.

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

Double or Twin Room

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AU$82* Per night/room 1 Jun. - 2 Jun.

Private 4 Bed Dorm

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Private 6 Bed Dorm

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One Bed in a Dorm Room for 6 People

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One Bed in a Dorm Room for 8 People

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One Bed in a Dorm Room for 4 People

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About the Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)

Location 37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JR

Property Features

Along with a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business center. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel). This Edinburgh hostel is smoke free.

  • 43 guestrooms or units
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Refrigerator in a common area
  • Lockers available

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Train station: Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)

Room Amenities

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) offers 43 accommodations. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Climate control (heating)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy local cuisine breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

All guests must show a valid passport or ID. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 17 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

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.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property / stay dates). This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in each accommodation. 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. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. 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; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • No lifts
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are 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 available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not 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 not available
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 40 per person

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 3 and GBP 10 per person (approximately)
  • Offsite parking fee: GBP 11 per day (0.4 mi away)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Budget Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh
  • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh
  • Budget Backpackers
  • Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) Edinburgh
  • Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

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 17 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
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