We recognise that the 21st century backpacker wants that little bit extra from their cheap accommodation and we are always endeavouring to fulfil your high expectations and strive hard to offer the best budget accommodation in Edinburgh.
The Cowgate Tourist Hostel in Edinburgh is one of city’s few 3 star hostels.
Our building is nestled on the historic Cowgate Street, right in the heart of Edinburgh’s party and cultural district. Between Holyrood house (the seat of the Scottish parliament) and Edinburgh Castle, The Cowgate Tourist Hostel offers you easily access to many of the city’s diverse attractions – allowing you the freedom to either explore the city’s vibrant nightlife – including a vast array of pubs and beer gardens, or relax and enjoy a peaceful afternoon wandering through Edinburgh.
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