Castle Rock Hostel

15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2PW, United Kingdom | Hostel
Prices starting from $24.00

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New Year!!!!!!

A travel blog entry by kateandglen



We arrived in Edinburgh very late on the Sunday night so we just hopped straight on the bus to the hostel from the airport. We got into the hostel close to midnight found our bunks amongst 10 others and crashed out after a super long day of travel.

Our first proper day in Edinburgh, Kelly had arrived earlier …

Edinburgh take 1 - Hogmanay!

A travel blog entry by pandmadventures


Pandmadventures stayed here on Dec 28, 2013 during their trip titled: Pandmadventures's Great Adventure.

Dublin is for drinks.

A travel blog entry by jennamariea


Hello! It's been quite awhile since my last post! I've been ridiculously busy, and have no laptop with me for the next month!!! A few fairly significant things have happened recently, one of them being the arrival of Jaimie and Victoria to Europe. We have been planning this trip for so long, it's almost surreal that we are actually sitting in our …

Day 1: Terrified and Lost

A travel blog entry by janiceing


I met up with Alex during my layover in Seattle-Tacoma! Sadly we were stuck at the airport, but it was lovely just to see him again after so long.

I got lost trying to find the hostel, but a kind local helped me out. The friendliness of locals is not exaggerated. I then grabbed dinner- lasagna at a little Italian cafe, yummy! Later I …

Day 2: Braving the World

A travel blog entry by janiceing


I visited the birthplace of Harry Potter today! The Elephant House is an adorable little cafe where JK Rowling wrote down the ideas about the world of Harry Potter on napkins in between serving customers. I had brunch there (when you ask for sausage, they don't give you the wimpy USA type breakfast sausage. It's the real deal). And the coffee is …

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This hostel, located in the Old Town area of Edinburgh, is near Edinburgh Castle, National War Museum of Scotland, The Filmhouse, and Usher Hall.
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCastle Rock Hostel Edinburgh

    Reviewed by kateandglen

    New Year accom!

    Reviewed Dec 29, 2013
    by (4 reviews) , New Zealand Flag of New Zealand

    Really good hostel for what you pay, bed could def be comfier as very thin foam mattresses but apart from that all good! great location, great staff and really fun atmosphere!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by jennamariea

    Great Place to rest your head!

    Reviewed Jun 21, 2013
    by (4 reviews) , Canada Flag of Canada

    We spent a few nights in June 2013 at Castle Rock Hostel. It was easy to find, and incredibly cool! It really feels epic. The grand staircase in the foyer is just the start. The rooms are all named after characters in popular culture, and I was Sherlock Holmes, which was quite the thrill, let me tell you.
    Overall it's a great place to stay. The staff are very nice and accommodating, and the location is absolutely perfect. The Castle is right outside your door!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by lorisa

    Pas mal...

    Reviewed May 3, 2013
    by (2 reviews) , Switzerland Flag of Switzerland

    Une chambre à quatre c'est rare de trouver ça dans une auberge, donc une etoile.
    Au cœur de la ville, dans une magnifique maison médiévale, une étoile, la déco est sympa, les pièces communes aussi, une étoile.
    Gros point négatif, je dois m'accrocher à mon matelas pour pouvoir monter sur mon lit, ce sont des lits faits mais on, mais ils n'ont pas penser que pour monter sur un lit, il faut quelque chose pour s'appuyer êtes pousser avec les brasent franchement, ils auraient du y penser...

    Castle Rock Hostel
    Edimbourg, Royaume-Uni

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    Reviewed by christina.t

    Great Stay!

    Reviewed Jul 13, 2012
    by (12 reviews) Mokane , United States Flag of United States

    Fantastic central location right by the castle, good facilities with lots of shower and toilets available, clean, decorated well, fast internet, very friendly workers, overall good environment!

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    Reviewed by jmlcamacho

    Great Location, Great Staff, Great Rooms

    Reviewed Apr 6, 2012
    by (4 reviews) Orland Park , United States Flag of United States

    I simply love this Hostel. It's right outside the castle. All the staff is friendly, funny, and helpful. I really have no complaints. Free Tea, Coffee, and Hot Chocolate!!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    Reviewed by bgcarvalho

    Everything very good

    Reviewed Mar 25, 2011
    by (2 reviews) Joinville , Brazil Flag of Brazil

    perfect location, full equipped kitchen, good staff, and free coffee!

    This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of

    TripAdvisor Reviews Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh

    4.00 of 5 stars Excellent

    Traveler Photos Castle Rock Hostel Edinburgh

    Castle Rock Hostel
    Edimbourg, Royaume-Uni
    Castle Rock humble abode
    Edinburgh, United Kingdom