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Overview of Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)

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Guest reviews

4.1/5 Very Good
55 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.1/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services

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What's nearby

Popular LocationGrassmarket1 min walk
Popular LocationNational Museum of Scotland3 min walk
Popular LocationThe Hub3 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)29 min drive

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  • Double or Twin Room

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    • Sleeps 2
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  • Private 4 Bed Dorm

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    • Sleeps 4
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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 4 People

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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 4 People (Female Only)

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  • Private 6 Bed Dorm

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    • Sleeps 6
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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 6 People

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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 8 People

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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 8 People (Female Only)

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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room For 10 People

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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room For 12 People

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  • One Bed in a Dorm Room for 30 People

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About this area

Edinburgh

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) is located in Edinburgh's Old Town neighbourhood. Grassmarket and Royal Mile are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Princes Street Gardens and Calton Hill. Check out an event or a game at Murrayfield Stadium, and consider making time for Edinburgh Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Grassmarket - 1 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 3 min walk
  • The Hub - 3 min walk
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 6 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 6 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 29 min drive

About this property

Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)

Edinburgh hostel in Old Town, walk to Grassmarket
Along with a bar/lounge, this smoke-free hostel has a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a microwave in a common area, a fridge in a common area and a business centre are on-site. All 43 rooms offer complimentary wireless Internet access.
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.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

No on-site parking available

Food and drink

Local cuisine breakfast available for a fee daily 7 AM–11 AM: GBP 3-10 per person
1 coffee shop/cafe
1 bar

Family friendly

Laundry facilities
Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

Lockers available
No lifts

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Housekeeping (once per stay)
Laundry facilities
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

Czech
English
Spanish

Business services

Business centre
Computer station

More

Shared microwave
Shared fridge
Smoke-free property
TV in reception

Room amenities

Bedroom

Heating
Linens

Food and drink

Shared kitchen access

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 1 PM and midnight
Late check-in subject to availability
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

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.
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Pets

Pets not allowed

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

Payment types at the property

MastercardVisa

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • Deposit: GBP 40 per person

We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 3 and GBP 10 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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.
  • No on-site parking is available.
  • Special cancellation policies or charges may apply for group reservations (more than 8 rooms for the same property/stay dates). Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including stag and hen parties
Children 17 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) and receive a full refund?
Yes, Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at this hostel?
This hostel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel)?
Check-in is from 1 PM to midnight. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at this hostel?
Checkout is at 10 AM.
Where is Kick Ass Greyfriars (18+ hostel) located?
Located in Old Town, this hostel is steps away from Greyfriars Kirk, Grassmarket and National Museum of Scotland. Royal Mile and Princes Street are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 8 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 20 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.1
Very Good
5 - Excellent
13
4 - Good
36
3 - Okay
5
2 - Mediocre
1
1 - Poor
0
4.1
Cleanliness
4.3
Service and Staff
4.2
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Good hostel in a great location

Used this hostel on a group trip to Edinburgh. Great location, everything clean and staff very helpful. They request a refundable deposit for group bookings.

Stayed 2 nights in Feb 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Everything was good. Also, need to be clean toilets.

Stayed 1 night in Jan 2020

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Room comfort

It had a great feel and touch to it. Did not expect shower to break and flood so that was disappointing

Stayed 6 nights in Oct 2019

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities

Stayed 2 nights in Oct 2019