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

No parking

Kitchen facilities

Electric kettle

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning
TV

Leisure/ TV room

Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Breakfast

In-room breakfast

Luggage storage

Overview

Cowgate Hostel provides guests with a sun terrace and a storage room.

This hostel is situated 1100 meters away from Holyrood Park, St. Giles Cathedral and West Register House. The hostel is 5 minutes’ walk from Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant offering dishes of Asian and British cuisine.

It is less than 20 minutes by car to Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Cowgate Hostel boasts such accommodation options as Budget Twin Room, Budget Double Room, 4-bed Dorm and 6-bed Dorm. In addition to complimentary Wi-Fi, heating, a dressing room and a personal computer, the guestrooms offer beds with down pillows and linens. There are shared bathrooms available.

Services

This business property provides housekeeping, ironing and grocery shopping service.

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
  • Grocery shopping service

Dining facilities

  • In-room breakfast

Leisure facilities

  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

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

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

hostel Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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Hostel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1000 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.6 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    35.4 mi
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
  • Princes Street Gardens
    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 Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Dressing area
  • Tiled/marble floor
  • Private entrance
  • Bathroom:Shared bathroom
  • Towels/linens at surcharge
  • Shared toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Electric kettle

Cowgate Hostel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Local Heroes Exhibition400 ft
  • John Murray Archive400 ft
  • Mercat Tours400 ft
  • Impro Jam400 ft
  • The 3D Loch Ness Experience400 ft
  • Holyrood House400 ft
  • Macdonald Framing400 ft
  • OOR Tours The Musical Tour of Edinburgh400 ft

Places of interest

  • The Edinburgh Sheriff Court400 ft
  • National Library of Scotland400 ft
  • The High Kirk Of St. Giles400 ft
  • The Loch Ness Discovery Centre400 ft
  • Netherbow Wellhead400 ft
  • Magdalen Chapel400 ft
  • Central Library400 ft
  • Real Mary Kings Close400 ft
  • Greyfriar's Bobby Statue400 ft
  • Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk400 ft

Amusement

  • the GRV400 ft

Museums

  • National War Museum Of Scotland400 ft
  • Museum of Scotland400 ft
  • The Writers Museum400 ft
  • National Museums of Scotland400 ft
  • Collective Gallery400 ft
  • Edinburgh Police Centre400 ft
  • Royal Museum400 ft

Local attractions

  • St. Giles Cathedral1.2 mi
    Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Parliament House1.2 mi
    Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One1.3 mi
    75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
  • Holyrood Abbey1.2 mi
    Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Royal Botanic Garden1.4 mi
    The Garden, Edinburgh

Near the hostel

  • National Museum of Scotland400 ft
    Chambers Street, Edinburgh
  • George IV Bridge400 ft
    Bank Street and Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh
  • The Museum of Edinburgh700 ft
    142 Canongate, Edinburgh
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon1000 ft
    31 Market Street, Edinburgh
  • Magdalen Chapel100 ft
    41 Cowgate, Edinburgh
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions1100 ft
    Castlehill, Edinburgh
  • Greyfriars Church700 ft
    Old Town, Edinburgh

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

Cowgate Hostel Reviews

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Average guest rating

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Based on 2 reviews

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    How to reach hostel

    hostel Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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    Hostel Address:

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

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Edinburgh
      1000 ft
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      6.6 mi
    • Dundee (DND)
      35.4 mi
    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
    • Princes Street Gardens
      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