Overview

Cowgate Tourist Hostel

96 Cowgate Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 1JN, United Kingdom
080 8168 9610

RM 52+

Overall guest ratings

6.9/10 Good
Based on 1,196 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.2
  • 8.7
  • 4.5
  • 4.2

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  • Good kitchenette

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    About

    Located in Old Town, this hostel is steps from Parliament House, St. Giles' Cathedral, and Greyfriars Kirk. Real Mary King's Close and National Museum of Scotland are also within 5 minutes.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Express check out
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
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    Overall rating

    6.9 Good
    Based on 1,196 reviews
    • 9.2 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      7.0 "70% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.7 "Very good internet connection."
      8.5 "85% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 7.8 "Good service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.6 "76% said the reception staff was great."
    • 5.9 "Average cleanliness."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.0 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 60%."
      6.5 "65% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
      5.0 "Dining area was clean enough, according to only 50%."
    • 4.5 "Bad amenities."
      4.6 "54% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.2 "58% complained about the elevator."
      2.2 "For 78%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      1.7 "83% thought the facilities needed updating."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      2.3 "77% thought it was too noisy."
      4.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 58%."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.2 "58% complained about the bathroom."
      1.6 "84% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.1 "59% had problems with the shower."
      3.8 "62% found problems with the furniture."
      3.3 "For 67%, the rooms looked old."
      4.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 58%."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.5 "75% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      2.2 "For 78%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.9 "Breakfast is below average."
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