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

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Hostel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    200 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.8 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    57.0 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    400 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Blackfriars (cuisine: British)
    130 m
  • Dubh Prais (cuisine: Scottish)
    180 m
Parks
  • The Meadows
    490 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1.1 km
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:

    13 m²

  • 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:

    77 m²

  • 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:

    28 m²

  • 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 private studio apartment. This studio apartment has a 120cm-wide, small double bed.

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

    35 m²

  • 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 Jam100 m
  • Mercat Tours100 m
  • edinburgh festival fringe100 m
  • OOR Tours The Musical Tour of Edinburgh100 m
  • Saint Giles' Cathedral100 m
  • The 3D Loch Ness Experience100 m

Places of interest

  • Hubbard Academy Of Personal Independance100 m
  • The Loch Ness Discovery Centre100 m
  • Saint Patrick's100 m
  • David Hume Statue100 m
  • The Tron Kirk100 m
  • bruntsfield evangelical church100 m
  • Saint Anthonys Chapel100 m
  • Real Mary Kings Close100 m
  • Walk along the Royal Mile100 m
  • North Bridge100 m

Amusement

  • the GRV100 m
  • Greyfrairs Kirk & Churchyard100 m

Museums

  • Brass Rubbing Centre100 m
  • National Museums of Scotland100 m
  • Museum of Childhood100 m
  • National War musuem of scotland100 m
  • Royal Museum100 m

Parks

  • Dunbars close garden100 m
  • Rabbie's Trail Burners Ltd100 m

Local attractions

  • Institut Francais D'Ecosse1.6 km
    13 Randolph Crescent, Edinburgh
  • Parliament House1.7 km
    Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Royal Botanic Garden2.3 km
    The Garden, Edinburgh
  • St. Giles Cathedral1.7 km
    Royal Mile, Edinburgh
  • Holyrood Abbey1.7 km
    Canongate, Royal Mile, Edinburgh

Near the hostel

  • St Cecilia's Hall Museum of Instruments60 m
    Corner of Cowgate and Niddry Street, Edinburgh
  • The Museum of Edinburgh170 m
    142 Canongate, Edinburgh
  • Museum of Childhood260 m
    42 High Street, Edinburgh
  • John Knox House Museum270 m
    43-45 High St., Edinburgh
  • National Museum of Scotland300 m
    Chambers Street, Edinburgh
  • Magdalen Chapel220 m
    41 Cowgate, Edinburgh
  • Surgeons' Hall280 m
    Nicolson Street, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Blackfriars130 m

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

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

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant270 m

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    71% likes this, based on 398 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 18

  • Namaste Kathmandu360 m

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

    83% likes this, based on 102 reviews
    Cuisine: Indian, Nepali
    Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 30

  • Dubh Prais180 m

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

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

  • Wedgwood The Restaurant340 m

    Address: 267 Canongate
    Phone: 0131 558 8737

    77% likes this, based on 954 reviews
    Price Range: GBP 24 - GBP 67

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

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    Hostel Address:

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

    Get directions
    City Center
    • Edinburgh
      200 m
    Airports
    • Turnhouse (EDI)
      10.8 km
    • Dundee (DND)
      57.0 km
    Train Stations
    • Edinburgh Waverley station
      400 m
    • Bus stop
      300 m
    Restaurants
    • Blackfriars (cuisine: British)
      130 m
    • Dubh Prais (cuisine: Scottish)
      180 m
    Parks
    • The Meadows
      490 m
    Ski areas
    • Midlothian Ski Centre
      1.1 km
    Hostel information
    • Check-in:
      from  3 pm
    • Check-out:
      until  10 am
    • Number of rooms:
      64