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Smart City Hostels by Safestay

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

£8+

Mon 5/12 Check in
Tue 6/12 Check out

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 3,060 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.8
  • 8.0
  • 4.5

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 centre
    • Laundry facilities
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 3,060 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
    • 8.0 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.8 "High value."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.5 "Not very comfortable."
    • 3.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
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    Overall rating

    7.8 Good
    Based on 397 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.0 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "High value."
    • 4.1 "Rooms are not good."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.7 "53% complained about the bathroom."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were small."
      1.7 "83% thought they were poorly maintained."
    • 3.9 "Not very comfortable."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.5 "55% thought it was too noisy."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were small."
    • 2.9 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.6 "84% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 1,101 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
      8.2 "82% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.1 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.7 "High value."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.7 "Average cleanliness."
      6.8 "Only 68% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 3.7 "Rooms are not good."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were small."
      1.7 "83% thought they were poorly maintained."
      1.2 "88% found problems with the furniture."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
      4.9 "51% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.0 "100% thought the tv was sub-standard."
    • 3.0 "Disappointing internet connection."
      1.6 "84% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.8 "Quite uncomfortable."
      3.9 "61% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.1 "69% thought it was too noisy."
      4.6 "54% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,560 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      7.6 "76% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.3 "Bar is amazing."
    • 8.1 "Good value."
      9.6 "96% thought it was a great value."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      5.3 "Beds were acceptable for 53%."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were big enough."
      5.8 "58% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Beds were acceptable for 53%."
      5.7 "For only 57%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.1 "Only 61% said rooms were big enough."
      6.8 "Only 68% thought the shower was ok."
      5.8 "58% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.2 "Only 62% said the rooms were modern."
    • 2.8 "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
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    "Friendly service"
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