Castle Rock Hostel

Address: 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2PW, United Kingdom | Hostel
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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!

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

      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

      Travel Blogs from Edinburgh

      Actually it's more like EDIN-bouragh

      A travel blog entry by andrew.bennin on Feb 19, 2015


      Long day yesterday. Got up at 8, had breakfast at hostel for 1 pound fifty (thats how they say one pound and fifty pence, for you yanks). Granola cereal, bread, juice. Walked around entrance to Edinburgh castle but did not enter. Instead went on 1100 walking tour down and about royal mile. Saw various things, including St. Giles Cathedral, and a …

      Freezing my jimmies off in EDIN-bruh

      A travel blog entry by andrew.bennin on Feb 17, 2015


      Arrived in plane this morning to Glasgow Airport. Was quizzed by Scottish customs official about my life; how I have enough money to do this trip if I'm techinically unemployed, what I plan to study at University next year. Not sure why that's relevant for entrance to the UK but then again I am not a customs official so I do not know.

      Took …

      From the Abbey to Edinburgh

      A travel blog entry by jessica.schiesl on Nov 07, 2014

      11 photos

      The Westminster Abbey was amazing. Unfortunately, I could only take pictures with my eyes and keep them in my memory. I went on a guided tour and listened to every story she told. England's history goes very far back and there were too many kings and queens that have come and gone that it was hard to keep up. We were able to sit in the seats that …

      Nessie, I know you're out there

      A travel blog entry by jessica.schiesl on Nov 09, 2014

      1 comment, 24 photos

      I am currently 30,000 feet above the beautiful country of Scotland on my way back to London. I almost went to sleep again (started dozing during takeoff, I don't know why but it’s so relaxing!) but told myself to stay up and write this. So here it goes…

      Sunday 11/09: After a very comfortable night of sleep (on pillows that aren …

      New Year!!!!!!

      A travel blog entry by kateandglen on Dec 29, 2013

      50 photos


      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 …

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