Destiny Student - Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh

Ziggurat, Wellgate House ; 200 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1NQ  show map
 2 stars
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Destiny Student - Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Parking

No parking

Kitchen facilities

Shared kitchen

Air conditioning

Central heating

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Flat-screen TV

Elevator
Check-in/ Check-out

Express check-in/ -out

Overview

The heritage 2-star Destiny Student - Cowgate Hotel offers an en-suite accommodation in a shopping area of Edinburgh.

The property is about 900 meters away from University of Edinburgh. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Edinburgh center.

Within walking distance of Newington district with pubs, restaurants and nightclubs.

National Library of Scotland bus stop is just 200 meters away from the hotel and a 5-minute walk is enough to get to Edinburgh Waverley train station. The hotel is located 15 minutes walk from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Guests at Destiny Student - Cowgate Hotel are accommodated in rooms with a kitchen, a seating area, complimentary Wi-Fi, a personal computer and heating. Room facilities also include a stove, an oven and a fridge for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

British and Scottish specialties are served at Blackfriars, which is 150 meters away.

Services

Housekeeping, 24-hour reception and tour/ticket assistance as well as a luggage storage and a lift are available for guests' use.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hostel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of rooms:   64.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Multilingual staff

Services

  • Self-service laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room facilities

  • Central heating
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower

Self-catering

  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 10 am FREE

Children and extra beds

There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

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Hostel Address:

Ziggurat, Wellgate House ; 200 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1NQ

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    700 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.7 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    35.4 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1400 ft
  • Bus stop
    1000 ft
Restaurants
  • Blackfriars (cuisine: British)
    500 ft
  • Dubh Prais (cuisine: Scottish)
    600 ft
Parks
  • The Meadows
    1700 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    3800 ft
Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    64

Rooms and availability

Destiny Student - Cowgate photos Room
Double Room Ensuite
  • Room size:

    140 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Bedding:Linen
  • Dining:Dining area
Room Description:

An en suite bathroom with shower and a fully equipped kitchen are featured in this shared apartment. This double bedroom in shared apartment has a 120cm-wide, small double bed.

Destiny Student - Cowgate photos Room
Four-Bedroom Apartment
  • Room size:

    830 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    8 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

An en suite bathroom with shower and a fully equipped kitchen are featured in this shared apartment. This 4-bedroom apartment has 4 120cm-wide, small double beds.

Destiny Student - Cowgate photos Room
Studio Apartment
  • Room size:

    305 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

An en suite bathroom with shower and a fully equipped kitchen are featured in this private studio apartment. This studio apartment has a 120cm-wide, small double bed.

Destiny Student - Cowgate photos Room
Penthouse Apartment
  • Room size:

    380 sq. feet

  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • + More
  • General:Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Bathroom:Toilet
  • Dining:Dining area
  • Kitchen unit
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Media:Flat-screen TV
Room Description:

An en suite bathroom with shower and a fully equipped kitchen are featured in this shared apartment. This penthouse apartment has a 120cm-wide, small double bed.

Destiny Student - Cowgate Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Impro Jam400 ft
  • Mercat Tours400 ft
  • edinburgh festival fringe400 ft
  • OOR Tours The Musical Tour of Edinburgh400 ft
  • Saint Giles' Cathedral400 ft
  • The 3D Loch Ness Experience400 ft

Places of interest

  • Hubbard Academy Of Personal Independance400 ft
  • The Loch Ness Discovery Centre400 ft
  • Saint Patrick's400 ft
  • David Hume Statue400 ft
  • The Tron Kirk400 ft
  • bruntsfield evangelical church400 ft
  • Saint Anthonys Chapel400 ft
  • Real Mary Kings Close400 ft
  • Walk along the Royal Mile400 ft
  • North Bridge400 ft

Amusement

  • the GRV400 ft
  • Greyfrairs Kirk & Churchyard400 ft

Museums

  • Brass Rubbing Centre400 ft
  • National Museums of Scotland400 ft
  • Museum of Childhood400 ft
  • National War musuem of scotland400 ft
  • Royal Museum400 ft

Parks

  • Dunbars close garden400 ft
  • Rabbie's Trail Burners Ltd400 ft

Local attractions

  • Institut Francais D'Ecosse5200 ft
    13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh
  • Parliament House1.1 mi
    Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Royal Botanic Garden1.4 mi
    The Garden, Edinburgh
  • St. Giles Cathedral1.1 mi
    Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Holyrood Abbey1.1 mi
    Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Near the hostel

  • St Cecilia's Hall Museum of Instruments200 ft
    Corner of Cowgate and Niddry Street, Edinburgh
  • The Museum of Edinburgh600 ft
    142 Canongate, Edinburgh
  • Museum of Childhood900 ft
    42 High Street, Edinburgh
  • John Knox House Museum900 ft
    43-45 High St., Edinburgh
  • National Museum of Scotland1000 ft
    Chambers Street, Edinburgh
  • Magdalen Chapel800 ft
    41 Cowgate, Edinburgh
  • Surgeons' Hall1000 ft
    Nicolson Street, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Blackfriars500 ft

    Address: 57-61 Blackfriars St
    Phone: +(44)0131 558 8684

    77% likes this, based on 72 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant900 ft

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    71% likes this, based on 398 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 9 - USD 24

  • Namaste Kathmandu1200 ft

    Address: 17-19 Forest Road
    Phone: +44 (0)131 220 2273

    83% likes this, based on 102 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Nepali
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 40

  • Dubh Prais600 ft

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    77% likes this, based on 457 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • Wedgwood The Restaurant1200 ft

    Address: 267 Canongate
    Phone: 0131 558 8737

    77% likes this, based on 954 reviews
    Price Range: USD 32 - USD 89

Hostel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10 am
  • Number of rooms:
    64
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Destiny Student - Cowgate Reviews

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    How to reach hostel

    hostel Destiny Student - Cowgate Hostel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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    Hostel Address:

    Ziggurat, Wellgate House ; 200 Cowgate, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 1NQ

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Edinburgh
      700 ft
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      6.7 mi
    • Dundee (DND)
      35.4 mi
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      1400 ft
    • Bus stop
      1000 ft
    Restaurants
    • Blackfriars (cuisine: British)
      500 ft
    • Dubh Prais (cuisine: Scottish)
      600 ft
    Parks
    • The Meadows
      1700 ft
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      3800 ft
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      64