a&o Edinburgh City

a&o Edinburgh City

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE, United Kingdom
+44 131 524 1989
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7.4
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based on 3,575 reviews

a&o Edinburgh City
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Sat 8/13

About a&o Edinburgh City

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Under a 20-minute stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station, Safestay Edinburgh offers guests an ideal base when visiting Edinburgh. It is situated a brief walk from St Giles Cathedral, University of Edinburgh and Royal Mile.

The hostel offers a 24-hour reception, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a rooftop terrace. For added convenience, it features luggage storage, laundry facilities and a concierge.

Safestay Edinburgh has 132 rooms and has been recently refurbished. Individual bathrooms offer a shower.

The hostel has an on-site restaurant, ideal for those who prefer to dine in. Those staying at the property can enjoy a varied drinks selection at 50. A choice of eating options are also available in the area.

Tourist attractions close to Safestay Edinburgh include Palace of Holyroodhouse, Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station is a five-minute walk from the hostel.

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Amenities at a&o Edinburgh City

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Night club

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Trash cans

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Accessible by elevator
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Designated smoking area

Dining

  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
  • Night club

General

  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Bedroom

  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Workspace

  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Reviews of a&o Edinburgh City

7.4
GoodBased on 3,575 verified guest reviews
7.6Solo
6.9Couples
6.8Families
7.4Friends

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Pros:4 person suite that held the family. Our own bathroom and shower. Fresh and updated. We didn't use the other amenities. Definitely recommend
Cons:A little loud from some guests using the outdoor Café below our window but not bad.

Location

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE

What's nearby

  • The Royal Mile59 yd
  • Museum of Childhood170 yd
  • Real Mary King's Close346 yd
  • St Giles' Cathedral354 yd
  • National Museum of Scotland355 yd
  • National Library Of Scotland425 yd
  • Greyfriars Kirk0.3 mi
  • Greyfriar's Bobby0.3 mi
  • Waverley Mall0.4 mi
  • Scott Monument0.4 mi
  • Scottish Parliament Building0.4 mi
  • Calton Hill0.4 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:00 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at a&o Edinburgh City

  • a&o Edinburgh City is located at 50 Blackfriars Street in Old Town, 0.5 miles from the center of Edinburgh. The Royal Mile is the closest landmark to a&o Edinburgh City.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at a&o Edinburgh City.

  • Yes, a&o Edinburgh City offers free Wi-Fi.

  • a&o Edinburgh City is 7.2 miles from Edinburgh Turnhouse. a&o Edinburgh City is 35.3 miles from Dundee.

  • Yes, a&o Edinburgh City is a pet-friendly hotel.

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Value for money

7.8

Distance to city center

0.5 mi

Location rating

9.3

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

7.2 mi