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Smart City Hostel by Safestay

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland


  • 85%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

Property Information:

Stay with us at Smart City Hostel, located minutes from Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, right in the heart of the city! We’re a five star hostel, all rooms are en-suite with towels and bed linen provided. Our reception is open 24 hrs, there’s no curfew and free WIFI runs throughout the building.

Our lively bar serves affordable food & drink and has wide screen TV’s and pool tables for your entertainment. Come along on a Monday evening to enjoy/ participate in our open Mic night where we reward courage with a pint or get involved on a Thursday where you can join our epic pub quiz and battle it out for a prize.

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  • Latest Review

    Very clean and tidy hostel, quiet with good bar and enormous communal area. Really enjoyed my stay thank you
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      Anonymous, Scotland, Male, 18-24
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Fax Service
  • Free WiFi
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Pool Table
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Hostel Awards

  • 2010 Hoscar Winner
  • 3rd
  • Best Large Hostels
  • 2010 3rd Best Large Hostels

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  • Age Restriction

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

Check-in is from 3pm and you have the option to drop of luggage at the Hostel if you arrive earlier than this, check-out is by 10am and you have the option for a later check-out up to 12 noon for a £10 charge subject to availability. Please note under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult and must stay in a private room

Smart City Hostel by Safestay Located at 50 Blackfriars Street, , Edinburgh.
Smart City Hostel by Safestay
Edinburgh Midlothian EH1 1NE 50 Blackfriars Street
85% 1254
55.9492719 -3.1859278
Smart City Hostel by Safestay
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