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Kick Ass Greyfriars Hostel - Edinburgh

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

Kick Ass Greyfriars Hostel is located in Old Town district 500 metres away from Royal Mile.

Location

This venue is about 5 minutes' walk from National Museum of Scotland. City centre of Edinburgh is less than 1 km away. Guests can share a meal in Vittoria on the Bridge and The Elephant House, located about 100 metres away. Guests can visit Edinburgh Castle, set nearby.

Edinburgh airport is around 13 km away.

Rooms

All guest rooms at Kick Ass Greyfriars Hostel feature smoke detectors, a separate toilet and an electronic key card. The accommodation contains 10 rooms.

Eat & Drink

Breakfast is served in the bar each morning.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

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
Most popular facilities
Free 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

  • Free 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 features

  • Heating
  • Terrace

Self-catering

  • Dryer
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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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Rooms and availability

Single Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
  • Max:
    3 persons
  • Private bathroom
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Family Room
  • Max:
    6 persons
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
  • Jacuzzi
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8 Bed Dormitory Room Dormitory Room Mixed
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    8 persons
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
room details
6 Bed Dormitory Room Dormitory Room Mixed
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    6 persons
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
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4 Bed Dormitory Room Dormitory Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    4 persons
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
room details
4 Bed Dormitory Room Dormitory Room Female only
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    1 person
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Heating
  • Balcony
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Dormitory Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    6 persons
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
room details
Dormitory Room Mixed
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
room details
Dormitory Room Female only
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    8 persons
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Heating
room details
Shared Bathroom Double Room
  • Bed options:
    2 Single beds or 1 Double bed
  • Max:
    2 persons
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
room details
Shared Bathroom Quadruple Room
  • Bed options:
    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons
  • Max:
    4 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
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Shared Bathroom Triple Room
  • Bed options:
    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
  • Max:
    3 persons
  • City view
  • Shower
  • Private pool
  • Private bathroom
  • Non-smoking
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Shared Bathroom Dormitory Room Mixed
  • Bed options:
    1 Bed in shared room
  • Max:
    4 persons
  • Private bathroom
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Location
37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1JR
  • City landmarks
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
Museum
Edinburgh Castle
460 m
Museum
National Museum of Scotland
260 m
Gallery
Scottish National Gallery
330 m
Royal Mile
Royal Mile
170 m
High Street 2 Warriston's Close
The Real Mary King's Close
290 m
Museum
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
210 m
Park
Princes Street Gardens
400 m
Church
St Giles' Cathedral
390 m
Store
Edinburgh Old Town
340 m
Monument
Scott Monument
500 m
Museum
The Writers' Museum
200 m
EdinburghScotland
The Scotch Whisky Experience
240 m
Museum
Gladstone's Land
180 m
Museum
The Royal Scots Dragoon Guards Museum
490 m
Nicolson Street
Surgeons' Hall Museums
480 m
Museum
Museum of Childhood
540 m
2 Chalmers Close High Street (opposite Museum of Childhood on Royal Mile)
Brass Rubbing Centre
380 m
Cemetery
The Robertson Mausoleum
160 m
Museum
John Knox House
590 m
Square
Grassmarket
260 m
Church
Mercat Cross
500 m
81-83 Grassmarket
Armstrong's Vintage
110 m
34 Victoria Street 82 Canongate
Oink
100 m
304 Lawnmarket Brodies Close
Deacon's House Cafe
130 m
86 Candlemaker Row Grassmarket Community Project
Grassmarket Cafe
20 m
7 Cowgatehead Grassmarket
Let Me Eat Too
50 m
Rock Chip Shop 87 Grassmarket In Between Greyfriars Kirkyard & The Scotch Whisky Experience
Castle Rock Chip Shop
90 m
48 George IV Bridge Old Town
Yum Yum
80 m
4-6 South Bridge EH1 1LL
Pizza Paradise
130 m
Getting around
Airports
Edinburgh (EDI) 12.6 km
Dundee (DND) 96.2 km
Train
Edinburgh Waverley station600 m
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You can book a shuttle, once your reservation is complete.
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, 
FAQ
What is the closest airport?
The hotel is located 15 km away from Edinburgh airport.
Does the property offer facilities for business travellers?
Yes, the hotel offers computers and a business centre.
What is the earliest and the latest I can check-in?
You can check in from 14:00 till 23:59 on your day of arrival.
What is the earliest and the latest I can check-out?
You can check out till 10:00.
Does the property offer facilities for guests with children?
Yes, the guests can take advantage of an arcade room and board games.
How far is the city centre from the property?
The city centre is located 1 km away.
Is there Internet connection on site?
Yes, free WiFi is provided throughout the property.
Can I have lunch or dinner nearby?
Yes, you can have lunch or dinner at The Outsider Restaurant within 100 metres of the hotel.
How much does it cost to stay here?
The prices start at £95.
Is there any public transport in the area?
Yes, there is Edinburgh Waverley train station 250 metres away.
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.
Check rooms and rates
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1 room2 Guests
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