Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

The cost of the reservation will be charged to the card provided 4 weeks prior to arrival and it will remain non-refundable and non-transferable thereafter in case of cancellation, no-show or reduction in numbers. If the card provided is declined we will advise you by email and you will have 24 hours to provide an alternative card for payment. If we haven't been able to take payment after 24h have elapsed your booking will be cancelled and re-booking will be strictly subject to availability and rates at the time, and you will lose your deposit.

Additional Terms and Conditions

Behavioural deposit

There will be a £20 per person (£40 for stag and hen parties and groups of 40 or more) behavioural deposit taken on arrival for each member of the group. The behavioural deposit is held on one debit/credit card and is released on departure, provided there are no damages or complaints. Please note this is not a transaction and it may not show on your bank statement. The cardholder will be asked to sign a consent form detailing our house rules and authorising Kick Ass Hostels to charge their card, should it be necessary. We will always inform you of the charges before debiting your account. Please note we cannot accept the behavioural deposit in cash or on multiple cards.

Dorm check

Our crew will inspect your allocated dorm/s before your arrival and you will have 1 hour from check-in to return to reception if you wish to report any issues with the dorms.

Group Leader

The group must have at least 1 designated leader who will be responsible for coordinating check-in and check-out, as well as be the point of contact in case of any queries or issues during your stay. Please provide leader’s full name and mobile number upon booking.

Check-in and check-out

We recommend that the leader has a rooming list as it will be up to them to organise the group and advise each person of their dorm type and room number. Room numbers will be supplied by our crew on arrival.

The leader will collect all key cards from the group on departure and return them to reception.

One of our crew will inspect the dorm/s after they have been vacated and if there are no issues the behavioural deposit will be released. If there are any damages or complaints, we will assess the cost and let you know by email what charges will apply.

We offer discounted meal options for groups, please follow the link for full terms and menu:

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

Additional Info:


NO NOISE in the rooms or hallways, especially between 10pm and 6am. Please feel free to use the chill-out room or the bar for socialising.

NO SMOKING anywhere in the hostel (£50 fine per each instance or instant eviction in serious cases).

NO OUTSIDERS anywhere in the hostel. Strictly residents only for everyone’s convenience and safety.

NO EXCESSIVE MESS. Please clean after yourself, including the shared kitchen and dorm rooms so that other guests can enjoy these facilities too. If you need garbage bags, we will happily supply them.

NO DAMAGING hostel property. Soiled mattress replacement cost is £95.00, soiled linen £35.00, any other damages assessed as required. Specialised cleaning fees may apply for bodily fluid clean-up.

NO ABUSE OR HARASSMENT. Do not abuse, harass or intimidate any member of our crew or other guests. Drunkenness is no excuse.

NO ILLEGAL DRUGS. Police will be called to the premises immediately. You risk instant eviction without the right to refund of the accommodation cost and/or security deposit and legal action.

NO LATE CHECK-OUT. Check out is strictly by 10am.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Kick Ass Greyfriars

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Budget Backpackers se encuentra en la animada zona de Grassmarket, rodeado de bares y cafeterias, y se puede ir andando a la mayoría de sitios de interés del centro de Edimburgo. El albergue tiene habitaciones tranquilas, limpias y cómodas, y dos actividades muy elogiadas por nuestros usuarios, la ruta de pubs y los tours a pie. Sus huéspedes nos han comentado que hay "un montón de zonas comunes para conocer gente si viajas por tu cuenta" y que "es muy recomendable los que buscan fiesta y conocer gente". También hemos comprobado que algunos de éstos huéspedes han vuelto a alojarse allí más de una vez.

Descripción de la propiedad

IMPORTANT: NO GUESTS UNDER 18 YEARS OLD. Proof of age is required at check-in.

BEER GARDEN WITH CASTLE VIEW. Enjoy the best view of Edinburgh Castle in town! Hostel guests receive 25% off food and 15% off drinks (one off-discount).

LOCATION. Our beautiful historic building is located at the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town at the corner of the Grassmarket square. Within walking distance to all attractions and with the vibrant Edinburgh nightlife at your doorstep. Nearby secure car parking available at over 60% discount, please contact us for details.

2 FOR 1. Guests booking at Kick Ass Greyfriars also get free access to all facilities of our sister hostel Kick Ass Grassmarket, only 2 minutes away.

SECURITY. 24h Reception. No curfew. Secure electronic swipe cards for all rooms. CCTV throughout and security passes issued to all our guests. Secure lockers provided for every bed.

MODERN ROOMS. All rooms have Wi-Fi access, USB charging points at each bed and private bed lights. Bunks have been designed to give max headroom and mattresses are Hotel Superior quality. Fresh clean bed linen provided free of charge.

FREE LUGGAGE STORAGE before check-in time.

FREE WALKING TOUR and daily free events.

DISCOUNTS on food and drink in both our bars.

AWESOME FRIENDLY CREW. Our Kick Ass Crew will give you the insider's scoop on the best spots in the city. With a solid mix of locals and internationals, we are focused on making your trip to Edinburgh an experience you'll never forget!

MODERN FACILITIES including large self-catering kitchen and modern showers.

KICK ASS BAR. Featuring our famous VW Van bar and awesome pool table. Open for breakfast, dinner and evening drinks, awesome bar events and entertainment. Great place to meet new friends and fellow travellers. Ver las reglas de la casa


Si buscas diversión, has venido al lugar indicado. El Kick Ass Hostel Cowgate se encuentra en Grassmarket, una de las zonas más animadas de Edimburgo. Da igual si viajas en solitario o en grupo: apúntate a una de nuestras rutas por bares y haz nuevos amigos mientras te lo pasas en grande. Si prefieres descansar, intercambia consejos con otros viajeros en la sala común de la casa del árbol. Organizamos eventos regulares, como sesiones de cine los lunes y recorridos guiados gratuitos sobre los que podrás informarte en la recepción, abierta las 24 horas.


Estamos en una ubicación ideal a 5 minutos a pie del Castillo de Edimburgo y la Royal Mile. Princes Street, la principal calle comercial de la ciudad, está a un paseo de 10 minutos, igual que la Galería Nacional de Escocia, por si necesitas tu dosis de cultura. Para llegar desde el aeropuerto, toma el autobús n.º 100 (o el tranvía) hasta la estación central de tren, Edimburgo-Waverley, ubicada a 10 minutos a pie del albergue.

Habitaciones y Dormitorios

¡Disfruta de los amplios dormitorios, llenos de luz y de color! Tanto los dormitorios mixtos y femeninos como las habitaciones privadas se limpian a diario e incluyen ropa de cama y toallas gratuitas. Además, las cómodas camas tienen una luz de lectura, y las taquillas de seguridad de los dormitorios tienen capacidad para una mochila o una maleta pequeña. Una ducha caliente en nuestros maravillosos baños es una buena forma de terminar el día.

Extras y actividades

Si quieres matar el gusanillo, pica algo en nuestra cafetería Kick Ass, donde podrás disfrutar de un buen café durante el día, echar unas risas mientras compartes unas cervezas por la noche o degustar deliciosos platos, como nuestra hamburguesa de haggis o las palomitas de pollo. Y no te preocupes si tu presupuesto es ajustado: puedes usar la amplia cocina común. ¿Necesitas planificar tu día, pero se te han acabado los datos? No pasa nada. Hazte con un mapa gratuito de la ciudad y lánzate a explorar.

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Opiniones y Calificaciones

  • Calidad-Precio 9.2

  • Seguridad 9.2

  • Ubicación 9.7

  • Personal 9.5

  • Atmósfera 9.1

  • Limpieza 9.3

  • Servicios 8.8

Comentarios más recientes

  • 10.0


    16 feb 2020
    Good place to stay, the staff is great and the location quite convenient!
    México, Mujer, 31-40
  • 9.7


    11 ene 2020
    Muy buen hostal, serviciales y nada aburridos.
    El Salvador, Hombre, 25-30
  • 9.7


    22 oct 2019
    Genial hostel!! 👍
    Argentina, Todo el grupo son hombres, 25-30
  • 9.7


    24 sep 2019
    El hostel está mejor de lo que enseñan las fotos. El staff en general son todos muy agradables y aciertan bastante con las recomendaciones que hacen. Sin duda lo recomendaré a la gente que viaje a Edimburgo.
    España, Hombre, 41+
  • 9.4


    01 ago 2020
    Impecable el hostel, súper limpio y lindo sobre todo. La ubicación excelente. Solo estuve para dormir así que no disfrute de los servicios. Volvería sin dudas
    Argentina, Mujer, 18-24
  • 9.4


    28 feb 2020
    Genial! Mil gracias, nos ha encantado! :)
    España, Mujer, 25-30
  • 9.4


    04 nov 2019
    No tengo ninguna critica en concreto, solo que en los espacios hacia frio y las estufas o no estaban prendidas o estaban a minimo minimo, ajeno a eso todo super bien. Cocina muy completa, y ambiente muy bueno.
    España, Mujer, 31-40
  • 8.9


    28 ene 2020
    Nice place to stay few days ! Good location and the staff is really friendly
    Bélgica, Hombre, 18-24
  • 8.9


    24 oct 2019
    If I'm back to Edinburgh I'll return to this same hostel.
    México, Mujer, 31-40
  • 8.6


    27 sep 2019
    Muy bien ubicado. Baños y sábanas un poco sucios
    México, Mujer, 31-40
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  • Acceso a Internet gratuito
  • Mapa de la ciudad gratuito
  • Ropa de cama incluida
  • WiFi Gratis
  • Acceso mediante tarjeta llave
  • Adaptadores
  • Anuncios de Trabajo
  • Consignas
  • Desayuno no incluido
  • Ducha con agua caliente
  • Flexible NRR
  • Lavadora
  • lámpara de lectura
  • Sala común
  • Secador de pelo
  • Sigue la guía de Sanitaria de Covid-19
  • Teléfonos con tarjeta
  • Acceso a Internet
  • Check out tardío
  • Consigna
  • Instalaciones de lavandería
  • Recepción (horario limitado)
  • Recepción 24 horas
  • Seguridad 24 horas
  • Servicio de Fax
  • Toallas de alquiler
  • Tours/Información turistica
Comida y Bebida
  • Bar
  • cafetería
  • Comidas disponibles
  • Kit para preparar té y café
  • Mini-Supermarcado
  • Máquinas expendedoras
  • Restaurante
  • Juegos de mesa
  • Mesa de billar
  • Salón de juegos


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Kick Ass Greyfriars dice

Budget Backpackers se encuentra en la animada zona de Grassmarket, rodeado de bares y cafeterias, y se puede ir andando a la mayoría de sitios de interés del centro de Edimburgo. El albergue tiene habitaciones tranquilas, limpias y cómodas, y dos actividades muy elogiadas por nuestros usuarios, la ruta de pubs y los tours a pie. Sus huéspedes nos han comentado que hay \"un montón de zonas comunes para conocer gente si viajas por tu cuenta\" y que \"es muy recomendable los que buscan fiesta y conocer gente\". También hemos comprobado que algunos de éstos huéspedes han vuelto a alojarse allí más de una vez.