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Castle Rock Hostel

15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh

+44 131 225 9666

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based on 1,229 reviews

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About Castle Rock Hostel, Edinburgh

Value for money

Situated within walking distance of Edinburgh Bus Station, Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only provides guests with a convenient base when visiting Edinburgh. It is close to Edinburgh Castle, dining options and shops. There are a variety of amenities on offer to those staying at the hostel, such as a 24-hour reception, free Wi-Fi and laundry facilities. It also provides a tour desk and luggage storage. Castle Rock Hostel - Adult Only has 43 well-appointed rooms that are equipped with a variety of essential facilities to ensure guests have a comfortable stay. For guest comfort, shared bathrooms are available. Many popular tourist spots are within easy walking distance from the hostel. University of Edinburgh, National Museum of Scotland and Princes Street are within a 10-minute walk and Edinburgh Airport is 25 minutes' drive away.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

  • Adults only
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Free toiletries
  • Internet
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24hr front desk
  • Safe
  • No smoking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Accessibility and suitability

  • Adults only
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs
  • Designated smoking area

Services and conveniences

  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk


  • Shared bathroom
  • Shower
  • Toilet


  • Lockers
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available


  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed


  • Shared kitchen
  • Bar/Lounge

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Pool table

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities

Places of interest near Castle Rock Hostel

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

Castle Rock Hostel location: 15 Johnston Terrace, Edinburgh


Princes Street Gardens0.2 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.3 mi
The Royal Mile0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Amber Restaurant @ The Scotch Whisky Experience0.0 mi
O'Oliviero0.0 mi
Biddy Mulligans0.0 mi
Gennaro0.0 mi

Castle Rock Hostel Reviews

ExcellentBased on 1229 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Nice staff and best location. (in 84 reviews)
  • Friendly and helpful staff! (in 73 reviews)
  • "Lounges, breakfast, atmosphere, tips and recommendations." (in 25 reviews)
Cons -
  • You won’t ever be idle unless you keep to your dorm. (in 2 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM


Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

Frequently asked questions

  • There is a $87/night difference in the average price of 2 star hotels in Edinburgh ($105/night) and the average nightly rate at Castle Rock Hostel ($18/night).

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at Castle Rock Hostel. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for Castle Rock Hostel is +44 131 225 9666.

  • Castle Rock Hostel is 0.3 mi away from the city center of Edinburgh, where you can find interesting sights such as National Library Of Scotland.

  • The best contact number for Castle Rock Hostel is +44 131 225 9666.

  • Yes, Castle Rock Hostel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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