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Smart City Hostels Edinburgh

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

$15+

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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 2,753 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 5.6

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
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 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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    Guest reviews

    Overall Rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 2,753 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 8.8 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.5 "Good value."
    • 8.1 "Generally very clean."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.0 "Average comfort."
    • 2.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 412 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.7 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.5 "Good value."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% thought it was too noisy."
      5.0 "Beds were acceptable for 50%."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
    • 2.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 605 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.6 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.6 "Good value."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.0 "Average amenities."
      5.8 "58% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      3.5 "65% thought it was too noisy."
    • 2.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.5 "85% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,734 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.9 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.5 "Generally very clean."
      8.2 "82% said rooms were clean."
      9.2 "92% thought it was clean."
      7.2 "72% said the bathroom was clean."
    • 8.2 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.3 "Average comfort."
      5.8 "Beds were acceptable for 58%."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were big enough."
      6.7 "67% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Beds were acceptable for 58%."
      6.3 "For only 63%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were big enough."
      6.7 "67% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.6 "66% thought the kitchenette was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said the rooms were modern."
    • 2.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.8 "82% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Hotel type
    City Hotel
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
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