28 Gilmore PlaceEdinburghEH3 9NQ United Kingdom
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About Kingsview

Kingsview is a hostel situated in Edinburgh. The property is in the bustling Tollcross district.

All rooms have private bathrooms and showers. Free Wi-Fi is also provided.

There is a cosy lounge area where guests can unwind and chat with other visitors. Complimentary city maps are provided and airport transfers are available. The hostel also can accommodate larger groups and exclusive access can be arranged.

Additionally, there's a stocked kitchen with fridges, a freezer, ovens, dishwasher, pots, pans, crockery and cutlery. Guests seeking more dining options can explore the number of eateries around the hostel. A few of the restaurants located nearby include La Petite Mort, Loudons Cafe and Bakery and Nutan's

Kingsview is a short walk away from Edinburgh Castle. It is also near the Grassmarket, Haymarket, Cowgate King's Theatre and Princes Street.


28 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9NQ , United Kingdom
Telephone: +44(131)2026107 | Fax: +44(131)5103355 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • A/C
  • Parking
  • Balcony / Terrace
  • Washing machine
  • TV / Entertainment
  • Hairdryer
  • Pool
  • Non-smoking rooms

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Terrace
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Cosmetic mirror
  • Electric kettle
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Kitchen / Kitchenette
  • Satellite TV
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Positive Reviews

Good value for the money.

A night at this hostel will not break the bank. Guests had positive things to say about the affordable cost of a night's stay. Many people said they found the price to be good value for the money, considering the area.

Generally lovely staff.

For the most part, people also had good things to say about employees. There were positive remarks about staff members being friendly, engaging and accommodating.

Nice location and kitchen.

People appreciated being so close to many of the city's top tourist attractions, most within walking distance. There were also positive remarks about the hostel's kitchen, which guests found convenient.

Negative Reviews

Lock issues on doors.

In the dorm rooms, there were complaints about locks to the rooms being weak or broken. Some people complained about having limited keys. It was also mentioned that there were no locks on the bathroom doors.

Bedding could be improved.

Some people said the beds were broken. Other people said the mattresses and pillows were of poor quality and needed to be replaced.

Could use some TLC and scrubbing.

There were also negative remarks about broken fixtures, such as lamps. Other complaints revolved around cleanliness issues; some guests said there were bugs, dirty carpeting and dirty bathrooms.

Rating Overview

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6.1 out of 10 based on 74 reviews