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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the helpful staff at Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel). During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Grassmarket. Free WiFi in public areas, a bar and a coffee shop/café are available. This 2.5-star hostel has 43 rooms. Enjoy your stay with amenities like free WiFi in each room.

  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the coffee shop/café or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Amenities include locker space, a business centre and a computer
  • Steps from Grassmarket and National Museum of Scotland

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 3.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)

Everyone (1) Couples (1)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Jun 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

14 Jun 2019 by BB Manager

Thank you so much for your kind rating, best wishes!

4 out of 5
Gute Lage Nachtruhe wird nicht eingehalten: Beispielsweise um 1 Uhr morgens (jeden Morgen) hörte man die Zimmernachbarn (Jugendliche) herumschreien

Posted by on 7 Jun 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

10 Jun 2019 by BB Manager

Thank you for your review! I'm glad our location proved convenient for you! I am sorry to hear about your noisy neighbours - we have strict quiet hours in the hostel from 10pm to 6am each day and we deal with any noise complaints straight away. Our night reception conduct regular walks and if noise occurs outwith this these walks, please advise our night reception and they will warn the culprits, or in severe situations, evict them. Thank you again for your kind rating and all the best!

About the Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)

Location 37-39 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1JR

Renovations + Closures

The property is closed between 19 May and 31 July.

Property Features

Along with a coffee shop/café, there's a snack bar/deli on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business centre. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. Tour or ticket assistance, multilingual staff, and a garden are also featured at Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel). This Edinburgh hostel is smoke free.

  • 43 guestrooms or units
  • Bar or lounge
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Garden
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Microwave in a common area
  • Fridge in a common area
  • Locker space

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Train station: Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) (0.9 km / 0.6 mi)

Room Amenities

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) offers 43 forms of accommodation. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Guests can make use of the shared/communal kitchen. Housekeeping is provided once per stay.

  • Communal kitchen access
  • Housekeeping (once per stay)
  • Climate control (heating)

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a local cuisine breakfast daily from 7 AM to 11 AM.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:00 PM
  • Check-in time ends at anytime
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

All guests must show a valid passport or ID. This is the only form of identification that is accepted at this property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children 17 and younger are not allowed at this property. All guests older than 17 are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Cots (infant beds) are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates)

This property accepts credit cards and debit cards; cash is not accepted

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector in all accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser. Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast and lunch. This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global).

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  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Property follows sanitisation practices of Safe Travels (WTTC - Global)
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Staffed front desk
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No cots (infant beds) available
  • LGBTQ friendly
  • No lifts
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Debit cards

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 40 per person

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 3 and GBP 10 per person (approximately)
  • Off site parking fee: GBP 11 per day (0.4 mi away)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Budget Backpackers Hostel Edinburgh
  • Budget Backpackers Edinburgh
  • Budget Backpackers
  • Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) Edinburgh
  • Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) Hostel/Backpacker accommodation

You should know

  • Please note that this property can refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, which include pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.
  • Children 17 years old and younger aren't allowed at this property.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.