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Safestay Edinburgh

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE, United Kingdom
+44 131 524 1989

$10+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 3,232 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.7
  • 8.4
  • 5.4

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service

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    About

    With a stay at Smart City Hostels by Safestay, you'll be centrally located in Edinburgh, steps from Brass Rubbing Centre and Museum of Childhood. This 5-star hostel is close to St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk.

    Rooms

    Make yourself at home in one of the 132 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access is available to keep you connected. Private bathrooms with showers feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers.

    Amenities

    Make use of convenient amenities, which include complimentary wireless Internet access and a television in a common area.

    Dining

    Enjoy a satisfying meal at a restaurant serving guests of Smart City Hostels by Safestay. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge. Breakfast is available daily for a fee.

    Business, Other Amenities

    Featured amenities include a computer station, express check-in, and express check-out.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Parking
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Business center
    • Laundry facilities
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 3,232 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
    • 8.4 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.9 "High value."
    • 7.6 "Good cleanliness."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 517 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.4 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.6 "High value."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.9 "Rooms are not good."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      1.5 "85% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.4 "56% thought it was too noisy."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
    • 3.4 "Internet is poor."
      2.3 "77% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 1,001 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      9.5 "95% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
      8.6 "86% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.2 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.4 "Average cleanliness."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.0 "Rooms are not good."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      1.6 "84% thought they were poorly maintained."
      2.7 "73% found problems with the furniture."
      4.9 "51% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 96%."
      0.0 "100% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.3 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.2 "68% thought it was too noisy."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      0.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 96%."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.0 "80% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,712 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      8.4 "84% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.8 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
      8.4 "84% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.1 "Generally very clean."
      7.4 "74% said rooms were clean."
      9.4 "94% thought it was clean."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.1 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Beds were acceptable for 53%."
      6.1 "For only 61%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
      6.6 "Only 66% thought the shower was ok."
      5.6 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 56%."
      6.5 "Only 65% said the rooms were modern."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      5.3 "Beds were acceptable for 53%."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
    • 3.2 "Disappointing internet connection."
      2.6 "74% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
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    "Friendly service"
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