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1 room, 2 adults

Cowgate Tourist Hostel

2-star2 stars
94 -116 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1JN, United Kingdom

Located steps from National Museum of Scotland
  • Free WiFi
Great location
Complaints about WiFi
Vibe is not too good
Standard bar

Cowgate Tourist Hostel

from €51
  • Shared Dormitory (1 Bed in 6 Sleeps Dormitory)
  • Shared Dormitory (1 Bed in 4 Sleeps Dormitory)
  • Shared Dormitory (1 Bed in 8 Sleeps Dormitory)
  • Twin Room
  • Double Room, Shared Bathroom

What’s around Cowgate Tourist Hostel


  • In Old Town
  • Royal Mile - 3 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 3 min walk
  • Princes Street - 3 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 9 min walk
  • George Street - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 26 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 22 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 36 rooms


  • Check-in time 2 PM-11 PM
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 11 PM.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 16

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

WiFi rated good

  • Great for browsing and email



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

Food and drink
  • Continental breakfast (surcharge)
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Garden
  • Picnic area
  • Terrace
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Things to enjoy
  • Separate dining area
  • Separate living room 1
Freshen up
  • Shower only
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Microwave

Cowgate Tourist Hostel’s small print

Also known as

  • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh
  • Cowgate Tourist Hostel
  • Cowgate Tourist Edinburgh
  • Cowgate Tourist
  • Cowgate Tourist Hotel Edinburgh
  • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh
  • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Cowgate Tourist Hostel Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Edinburgh

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

Deposit: GBP 20.00 per stay

  • Towels/sheets: GBP 1.00 per person, per stay

Optional extras

Continental breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 5.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

Cowgate Tourist Hostel

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