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Kick Ass Greyfriars Hostel - Edinburgh

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Address
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JR
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Overview

This 4-star Kick Ass Greyfriars Hostel is a mere 10 minutes' stroll to The Scotch Whisky Experience, while Scottish National Gallery is a 10-minute stroll away. A sunbathing terrace and karaoke are among the facilities of the Edinburgh hostel.

Location

Located in Old Town district, the accommodation is also close to the historic fortress "Edinburgh Castle". The hostel's location is close to the Thistle chapel "St Giles' Cathedral". Guests may enjoy dishes of Italian, Mediterranean, Southern-Italian and Sicilian cuisine served in Vittoria on the Bridge, which is around 5 minutes' stroll away. The grand townhouse "Georgian House" is set nearly a 15-minute stroll from Kick Ass Greyfriars Hostel.

The nearest airport is Dundee, reachable within 100 km.

Rooms

The hostel comprises 10 rooms.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the bar each morning.

You can start your day with a full breakfast, which costs GBP5.95 per person per day. 

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   10.

Former name: Budget Backpackers Hostel

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Facilities
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Wi-Fi
Parking
Kitchen facilities

Dryer

Air conditioning
Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Snack bar

TV

Leisure/ TV room

Adults only
Meeting facilities

Business centre

General

  • Wi-Fi
  • Kitchen facilities
  • Food/ Drinks
  • TV
  • Adults only
  • Meeting facilities

Sports & Fitness

  • Billiard tables

Services

  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining

  • Snack bar
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre

Children

  • Board games
  • Game room

Spa & Leisure

  • Karaoke
  • Entertainment
  • Sun terrace
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • Sea view
  • Garden view
  • City view
  • Mountain view
  • River view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • Heating
  • Terrace

Self-catering

  • Dryer
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Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

Elegant Shared Bathroom Triple Room
  • Bed options:
    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
  • Max:
    2 persons
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10 Bed Dormitory Room Dormitory Room Mixed
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    1 person
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Balcony
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4 Bed Dormitory Room Dormitory Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    4 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Balcony
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Location
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JR
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
Museum
Edinburgh Castle
490 m
Museum
National Museum of Scotland
300 m
Royal Mile
Royal Mile
300 m
Gallery
Scottish National Gallery
490 m
High Street 2 Warriston's Close
The Real Mary King's Close
300 m
Park
Princes Street Gardens
490 m
Museum
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
490 m
Church
St Giles' Cathedral
300 m
Store
Edinburgh Old Town
300 m
Monument
Scott Monument
300 m
Museum
The Writers' Museum
300 m
Museum
Gladstone's Land
300 m
Nicolson Street
Surgeons' Hall Museums
300 m
Museum
Museum of Childhood
300 m
Museum
John Knox House
300 m
53 Princes Street
Princes Street
300 m
2 Chalmers Close High Street (opposite Museum of Childhood on Royal Mile)
Brass Rubbing Centre
300 m
Museum
The Museum of the Royal Scots and the Royal Regiment of Scotland
490 m
Cemetery
The Robertson Mausoleum
300 m
Gallery
City Art Centre
300 m
354 Castlehill
The Scotch Whisky Experience
490 m
Square
Grassmarket
490 m
Church
Mercat Cross
300 m
34 Victoria Street 82 Canongate
Oink
100 m
304 Lawnmarket Brodies Close
Deacon's House Cafe
130 m
7 Cowgatehead Grassmarket
Let Me Eat Too
50 m
80 West Bow
The Bow Bar
90 m
52 George IV Bridge
Uncle's Fish & Chips
80 m
13 George IV Bridge
The Deli Global
70 m
Rock Chip Shop 87 Grassmarket In Between Greyfriars Kirkyard & The Scotch Whisky Experience
Castle Rock Chip Shop
90 m
The Grassmarket Old Town
Over Langshaw Farmhouse
90 m
67 Grassmarket
Graze On Grassmarket
130 m
4-6 South Bridge EH1 1LL
Pizza Paradise
130 m
27 George IV Bridge
Angus Fling
110 m
Getting around
Airports
Edinburgh (EDI) 12.6 km
Dundee (DND) 96.2 km
Train
Edinburgh Waverley station600 m
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Reviews
8.0
Great14 reviews
  • 7.0
    Very good

    Good location, close to all major tourist spots and short walk to main attractions

    FatmaUnited Arab Emirates, 
  • 9.2
    Perfect

    LIKED IT ALL

    THIS I DON'T REMEMBER

    SteveUnited Kingdom, 
  • 9.0
    Perfect

    location is excellent... there's a place to go tonight.

    everything's okay

    KevinUnited Kingdom, 
Address
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JR
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 10 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no cots provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Airports
Edinburgh (EDI) 12.6 km
Dundee (DND) 96.2 km
Train
Edinburgh Waverley station600 m
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Need a shuttle?
You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
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