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Smart City Hostels by Safestay

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

$14+

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Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 2,758 reviews
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Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.8
  • 4.8

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  • 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 2,758 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 8.2 "Good value."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
    • 2.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall Rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 386 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.7 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.1 "Good value."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "For only 54%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
      6.9 "Only 69% thought the shower was ok."
    • 4.4 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.3 "57% thought it was too noisy."
    • 2.5 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    7.6 Good
    Based on 744 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.4 "74% said the reception staff was great."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.7 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.1 "Good value."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 3.4 "Not very comfortable."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
      3.8 "62% thought it was too noisy."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
    • 3.4 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were big enough."
      0.0 "Air conditioning was criticized by 100%."
    • 2.4 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.4 "86% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall Rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,627 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.2 "72% said the reception staff was great."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.0 "Incredible bar."
    • 8.5 "Good value."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.5 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
      6.2 "62% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 6.2 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Beds were acceptable for 57%."
      6.1 "For only 61%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
      6.8 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 68%."
      6.2 "62% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.6 "Only 66% said the rooms were modern."
    • 2.6 "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.
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    "Friendly service"
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