Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh

96 Cowgate Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JN  show map
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Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking
Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
Laundry
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Overview

The business Cowgate Hostel is a great place to stay in Edinburgh.

Located in New Town district, about 10 minutes' walk of Edinburgh Castle . Offering British and Asian meals, Blackfriars is around 350 meters away.

The hostel is perfectly located within easy reach of Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Cowgate Hostel offers 36 rooms fitted with complimentary wireless internet, heating, a private kitchen, a dressing room and a personal computer for a comfortable stay in Edinburgh. There are beds with down pillows and linens in the rooms including Budget Double Room, 6-bed Dorm, Budget Twin Room and Apartment. Guestrooms feature access to shared bathrooms.

Services

Guests will benefit from laundry, housekeeping and ironing along with a luggage storage and a designated smoking place.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the hostel rooms for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   36.

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Facilities

General

  • No smoking on site
  • No parking
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Vending machines

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry
  • Grocery shopping service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen
  • Electric kettle

Room decor

  • Parquet floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 2 pm FREE
Check-out 08:00-10:00 FREE

Children and extra beds

Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hostel

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Hostel Address:

96 Cowgate Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JN

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City Centre
  • Edinburgh
    1000 ft
Airports
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1700 ft
  • Bus stop
    700 ft
Restaurants
  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
    800 ft
  • Namaste Kathmandu (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
    900 ft
Parks
  • The Meadows
    1700 ft
  • Castle Rock
    1900 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    3300 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 08:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    36

Rooms and availability

Cowgate Hostel photos Room
Budget Double Room
  • Room size:

    25 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • General:Dressing area
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Socket near the bed
Room Description:

Rooms offer a private entrance, and use of a shared shower and kitchen.

Cowgate Hostel photos Room
Budget Twin Room
  • Room size:

    25 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Bunk bed

  • Check Prices
  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Socket near the bed
Room Description:

Rooms offer a private entrance, and use of a shared shower and kitchen.

Cowgate Hostel photos Room
Bed 4-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    25 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds

  • Check Prices
  • General:Dressing area
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Socket near the bed
Room Description:

This bed is located in a mixed shared dormitory. Dormitories offer a private entrance, and use of a shared shower and kitchen.

Cowgate Hostel photos Room
Bed 6-Bed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    25 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Check Prices
  • General:Dressing area
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Socket near the bed
Room Description:

This bed is located in a mixed shared dormitory. Dormitories offer a private entrance, and use of a shared shower and kitchen.

Cowgate Hostel photos Exterior Hotel information
Single Bed Dormitory Room
  • Room size:

    2370 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons

  • Check Prices
  • General:Dressing area
  • Private entrance
  • Parquet floor
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle
  • Media:Socket near the bed
Room Description:

This bed in dormitory features a private entrance, tile/marble floor and electric kettle.

Cowgate Hostel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • John Murray Archive400 ft
  • Local Heroes Exhibition400 ft
  • Impro Jam400 ft
  • Mercat Tours400 ft
  • Macdonald Framing400 ft
  • Holyrood House400 ft
  • OOR Tours The Musical Tour of Edinburgh400 ft

Places of interest

  • National Library of Scotland400 ft
  • Netherbow Wellhead400 ft
  • The Edinburgh Sheriff Court400 ft
  • The Loch Ness Discovery Centre400 ft
  • Magdalen Chapel400 ft
  • The High Kirk Of St. Giles400 ft
  • Real Mary Kings Close400 ft
  • Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk400 ft
  • Greyfriar's Bobby Statue400 ft

Amusement

  • the GRV400 ft

Museums

  • National War musuem of scotland400 ft
  • Museum of Scotland400 ft
  • Edinburgh Police Centre400 ft
  • The Writers Museum400 ft
  • National Museums of Scotland400 ft
  • Royal Museum400 ft

Local attractions

  • Arthur\'s Seat1.1 mi
    Queen's Drive
  • Coco Chocolatier (Bruntsfield)1.1 mi
    174 Bruntsfield Place
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh1.4 mi
    20 Inverleith Row
  • Dean Village1.1 mi
    Dean Path
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Two (Dean Gallery)1.3 mi
    73 Belford Road

Near the hostel

  • National Museum of Scotland600 ft
    Chambers Street
  • Magdalen Chapel100 ft
    41 Cowgate, Edinburgh
  • Parliament House 300 ft
    Parliament House 11 Parliament Square Parliament Square
  • St Giles\' Cathedral 500 ft
    High Street Historic Royal Mile
  • Royal Mile 800 ft
    Royal Mile
  • Real Mary King\'s Close 500 ft
    High Street
  • National Library of Scotland400 ft
    George IV Bridge

Restaurants nearby

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant800 ft

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    77% likes this, based on 396 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 24

  • Dubh Prais1100 ft

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    84% likes this, based on 434 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • The Pompadour by Galvin1600 ft

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    80% likes this, based on 109 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: USD 95 - USD 310

  • Namaste Kathmandu900 ft

    Address: 17-19 Forest Road
    Phone: +44 (0)131 220 2273

    71% likes this, based on 93 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Nepali
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 40

  • Blackfriars1100 ft

    Address: 57-61 Blackfriars St
    Phone: +(44)0131 558 8684

    78% likes this, based on 59 reviews
    Cuisine: British

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until 08:00-10:00 
  • Number of rooms:
    36
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Cowgate Hostel Reviews

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Average guest rating

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    How to reach hostel

    hostel Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
    Show big map »

    Hostel Address:

    96 Cowgate Edinburgh, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JN

    Get directions
    City Centre
    • Edinburgh
      1000 ft
    Airports
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      1700 ft
    • Bus stop
      700 ft
    Restaurants
    • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant (cuisine: Asian)
      800 ft
    • Namaste Kathmandu (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
      900 ft
    Parks
    • The Meadows
      1700 ft
    • Castle Rock
      1900 ft
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      3300 ft
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  2 pm
    • Check-out:
      until 08:00-10:00 
    • Number of rooms:
      36