cowgate tourist hostel edinburgh
cheap accommodation in the center of edinburgh
Cowgate Tourist Hostel is one of the most affordable hostels in Edinburgh. Located on the historic Cowgate Street in Old Town, we are right in the heart of Edinburgh’s party and cultural district, and within walking distance to many of the city’s diverse attractions.
Explore the city’s vibrant nightlife – including a vast array of pubs, beer gardens and nightclubs, or relax and enjoy a peaceful afternoon wandering through Edinburgh’s many museums, art galleries and public parks.
Whether you want to explore Edinburgh Castle, check out the many spook-tacular Edinburgh Ghost Tours, roar for your rugby team at Murrayfield Stadium, or hit the clubs on a stag or hen’s party, you can do it all if you choose to stay with us at the Cowgate Hostel!
We also offer long and short-term baggage storage.
Hair dryers for hire
Private rooms available
Suitable for groups
Towels for hire
Free WiFi and internet
24 hour security
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Cowgate Tourist Hostel Edinburgh
Edinburgh, EH1 1JN
T: +44 (0) 131 226 5716 (reception)
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