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smartcityhostels Edinburgh Reviews

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland

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84%

Rating
1161 Total Reviews
  • 80%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 86%Staff
  • 79%Atmosphere
  • 81%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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80%

El hostel a comparación de muchos es bueno. Pero las camas tenían chinches, amanecimos picadas por todas partes del cuerpo. Nos entregaron las camas sin sabanas ni nada de eso, nos tocó ir a recepción y pedirlas. El suelo luce bien pero cada paso que das rechillan las tablas, como casa vieja... haaa otra observación, por favor ajustar los tornillos de los camarotes parecieran que se fueran a desplomar de lo mismo flojos que están. Gracias...

  • 23rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Colombia
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

Had the room for 4 people and thought it was great value for money. Very clean and excellent facilities. The hostel is also ideally situated close to the train station and the Edinburgh night life. Would highly recommend it.

  • 22nd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


63%

Ubicación excelente, pero enlos servicios ponía wiki en todas las instalaciones y no es correcto

  • 15th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

Creo que fue excelente el hostal , no era lo que me esperaba y la verdad me sorprendí que con lo que pague me dieran tanta comodidad , aunque eran mixtos fue excelente estancia y lo recomiendo ampliamente

  • 11th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


80%

Well situated hostel in the heart of Edingburgh. A bit of noice from the city, but that's part of citylife. The room was nice and tidy. L. Buch, Denmark.


77%

Very nice hostel. Only criticism is wifi accessibility in the room was poor. It was not consistently connecting and only has fair service when it was connected.


86%

Terrific hostel. Rooms are spacey and clean, the bar is well equipped and has a great atmosphere. The location is great - the place is right in the city center next to the Royal Mile so it's great for exploring the city. Though if you are looking for shopping or traveling outside the city using public transport you may want to pick a place closer to Princess Street..


91%

Chambre simple mais propre et bien équipée (sèche cheveux à disposition, plusieurs prises électriques, petite lampe au dessus de chaque lit, grande douche).


100%

The walls between the rooms are a bit thin. I can still hear people yelling next door. But it could be that they are too noisy. Other things are great!


83%

muy bien situado ,y la cocina bien ,habitaciones privadas un poco justas de espacio , aun asi volvere


77%

If you like lots of nice chubby girls, this is the hostel for you!

  • 26th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • All Male Group, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

Great location, value for money. Probably the best hostel I've stayed in..

  • 24th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Me alegro haber pasado dos noches en Edimburgo en este hostal. Es genial tener la recepción la 24 horas, para poder hacer el check-in a cualquier hora. El ambiente es bastante tranquilo. El personal fue bastante amable, felicidades a ellos. Estoy satisfecha con la limpieza de los baños y habitaciones, y la inclusión en el precio de la ropa de cama y la toallas. El pagado en Londres el mismo precio o más, y ha sido un horror.

  • 22nd May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


74%

The floors were unbearably creaky and loud. The bathroom wasn't cleaned. The beds were not made either. The location is great for wandering around the city though.


89%

This is a big hostel so lacking in some charm that smaller hostels may have but as far as huge hostels go this is a good one. It was very clean and the bar and restaurant area are really nice. It is also located right in the middle of the old town, one block form the main sights of the city.


91%

Great place and great value for money. Close to bars, cafes, clubs and attractions. Each dorm has its own toilet and shower and they offer a pub crawl every night.


71%

Nice place to stay in the old town of Edinburgh.


100%

Von dem Hostel waren wir sehr überrascht, zu zweit hatten wir ein 4 Bett Zimmer mit Bad, einem eigenen Fernseher und ruhiger Hinterhoflage. Besonderes Lob an die Leute von der Bar 50. Sowohl das Frühstück war ausgezeichnet, als auch die angeboten Speise und Getränke für Mittag oder Abendessen. Das Preis-Leistungsverhältnis war top. An manchen Abenden gibt es so gar Livemusik. Das Personal war total nett und hilfsbereit. Eines der besten Hostels in denen wir je waren.


100%

Very good hostel. Big bar and restaurant, clean room and friendly staff.


97%

Rooms were clean, bathrooms were clean... Lift was working, the only annoying part were student groups running through the halls and basically acting their age!


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