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Destiny Student - Cowgate (Campus Accommodation), Edinburgh

2-star2 stars
Ziggurat, Wellgate House, 200 Cowgate, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 1NQ, United Kingdom, 800-491-6126

Walking distance from Festival Theatre
  • Free WiFi
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From 110 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveler Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Great location
Good internet service
Could use a good cleaning
More comfort would be nice

Destiny Student - Cowgate (Campus Accommodation), Edinburgh

More Info: 866-539-8117

  • Standard Double Room, Ensuite (3/4 Double Bed - 120cm wide)
  • Standard Studio (3/4 Double Bed - 120cm wide)
  • Deluxe Penthouse, 1 Bedroom (3/4 Double Bed - 120cm wide)

What’s around Destiny Student - Cowgate (Campus Accommodation), Edinburgh


  • In Old Town
  • Royal Mile - 2 min walk
  • Princes Street - 3 min walk
  • Festival Theatre - 3 min walk
  • Real Mary King's Close - 4 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 4 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 4 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 17 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 24 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 8 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 64 rooms


  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is 10 AM
Towels are not included in the room rate. Towels are available for a surcharge. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the hostel

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Elevator

In the room

Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi

Destiny Student - Cowgate (Campus Accommodation), Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • Destiny Student Cowgate Hostel Edinburgh
  • Destiny Student Cowgate Hostel
  • Destiny Student Cowgate Edinburgh
  • Destiny Student Cowgate Campus Accommodation
  • Destiny Student - Cowgate Edinburgh Scotland
  • Destiny Student - Cowgate (Campus Accommodation) Edinburgh


This property serves as accommodation for students during designated school terms. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

Optional extras

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

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Recent reviews

Good 7.4 From 41 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Dream's come true.
I have been reading of the Fringe for 30 years, this year I joined a' Rock Choir' and performed there,it was amazing, everything I imagined, I was so pleased with the central position for the accommodation, it was so easy to access all of the entertainment. All of the staff at reception were happy and helpful, I would recommend it to anyone, and I hope to be with you next year.
Colin, gb5 night trip
Fair 4.0
We booked for a trip to the fringe but sadly this place was disappointing, even for a student flat. Positives were the location and proximity to city events as well as the helpfulness of staff however several things in the studio flat we booked were broken, there was nothing more than warm water for the duration of our stay and the bed was terribly uncomfortable. Having not long graduated, I wasn’t expecting the Ritz but it didn’t feel like great value for money when being let out to the public and think I might pay that bit extra next time
Dan, gb5 night romance trip
Very Good 8.0
Good value in a great location
Good value accommodation right in the heart of the Fringe. My room had a private kitchen, ideal for breakfast and snacks. On the downside, the floor was not too clean, and the pillows were very thin, but overall l was pleased with my choice, and despite warnings to the contrary, it was not noisy at all!
David, gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Exellente ubicacion muy cerca todos lugares de royal mile Ana exelente host te ayuda te hace sentir como casa muchas gracias
jorge, gbOther trip
Good 6.0
Student accommodation.
Staff were lovely, central location. Rooms were small with hard beds and noisey to sleep. All in all student accomdation.
Emma, gbRomance trip

Destiny Student - Cowgate (Campus Accommodation), Edinburgh

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