Cowgate Hostel is located in Edinburgh, a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Waverley train station. The accommodation offers apartments with private rooms and mixed dormitories, and free WiFi throughout. Each apartment features a shared fully fitted kitchen and dining area, and shared shower rooms. The kitchen comes with an oven, refrigerator and kitchenware. A continental breakfast can be requested for an extra charge. The hostel offers free luggage storage, and towels can be hired. Guests can enjoy an outdoor terrace and seating area. 200 metres from the Royal Mile, Cowgate Hostel is situated a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Military Tattoo is 300 metres from Cowgate Hostel, while Edinburgh Festival Theatre is 400 metres from the property. The nearest airport is Edinburgh Airport, 11 km from Cowgate Hostel.

Please note the lead guest must be 18 years and older. Guests aged 16 years and younger can only be accommodated in a dormitory for private use. The reception closes at 23:00 and a surcharge of GBP 5 applies for late check-in. Should you arrive after 11pm, there is an out-of-hours telephone number on the reception window that you can call and a member of staff will be on hand to check you in. The hostel allow stag/hen groups with certain conditions. Please contact the property to discuss this before arriving. A refundable key deposit of GBP 20 is required upon check-in. When booking for 8 persons or more, a non-refundable deposit is required after booking. The remaining total of the reservation is required 28 days prior to arrival. Different policies and additional supplements will apply.

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Hotel Facilities

  • Terrace

  • Non-smoking rooms

  • Laundry

  • Breakfast in the room

  • Express check-in/check-out

  • Packed lunches

  • Heating

  • Luggage storage

  • Non-smoking throughout

  • Designated smoking area

  • Vending machine (drinks)

  • Vending machine (snacks)

  • Shared kitchen

  • Shared lounge/TV area

  • Daily maid service

  • Grocery deliveries

Acceted Credit Cards

  • American Express

  • Visa

  • Euro/Mastercard

  • Maestro

  • Solo

  • Switch

  • Cash