Cowgate Tourist Hostel

Address: 96 - 112 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1JN, United Kingdom | Hostel
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This hostel, located in the Old Town area of Edinburgh, is near Museum of Scotland, Royal Museum, Highland Experience Tours, and Loch Ness Discovery Centre.
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