15 Johnstone Terrace
EH1 1TB Edinburgh, Scotland
tel: 44 131 225 9666
fax: 44 131 226 5078
parking, internet-available, laundry
Castle Rock Hostel, backpacking hostel offers dormitory accommodation, is situated just off the Royal Mile on the south side of Edinburgh Castle, underneath the castle ramparts. This could well be the best-equipped hostel in the city. It offers free wifi, a free walking tour every morning at 10:35am, a free pub crawl every Thursday and a free pool competition on Wednesdays. Breakfast is only £1.80 and Laundry service £3.50.
During incelement there are lots of things to do in the lounge area: choose a board game, dabble in the art of ping-pong or take a cue on the pool table.
Prices: Dorms 8-16 beds (Mon- Thurs) £8; Dorms 8-16 beds (Fri- Sun) £12; Quad rooms £15
24 hour kitchen, safe available for valuables, free TV movies, free walking tours, free tea/coffee/hot chocolate.