Group Booking Terms and Conditions

Because you are making a Group Booking, there are additional Terms and Conditions that apply. Please read them and click 'I Accept' below to continue with your booking

General Group Booking Terms

By making a group reservation through you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

28 days cancellation

Additional Terms and Conditions

-On arrival the group leader will be required to supply us with a credit card to guarantee against any damage or theft of any Smart City property

-On arrival at the hostel the Group Leader must provide an updated rooming list together with the names of all group members. Group leaders are responsible for allocating group members to the rooms reserved for the group.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

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

Bar 50 is popular choice for our guests and locals. During the day, its the best place to relax, get set for the day ahead or plan your next trip. The lively evening atmosphere and weekly events offers all party goers everything they could wish for. Breakfast is served from 8am, our tasty day menu and wide selection of drinks are served until late. Whether you're playing pool, enjoying our Monday open mic night or taking part in our weekly pub quiz. Bar 50 is a great place to spend time away from your room. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 8.4

  • Cleanliness 8.6

  • Facilities 8.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Jun 2019
    This is a great place to stay , I will be staying there again
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.4


    19 Jun 2019
    It's a nice place to stay, just off the Royal Mile, so everything in old town is quite walkable. Great bar and food. They have special events every night at the bar as well. Definitely worth staying here. I would try safe stay in the other Locations that they have around the world as well.
    India, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4


    12 Jun 2019
    Great atmosphere at the hostel with very helpful staff. Laundry room was really good. Bar food was not bad as well. The room was spacious but a little dirty. Love the privacy curtain. Overall a great hostel to stay at
    Singapore, Female, 25-30
  • 8.9


    03 Jul 2019
    The room I was staying in was squeeking for every step that we took, and it's very annoying late at night or early in the morning, when others are sleeping and you don't want to wake them up. Maybe it was just my room, don't know. Also bunkbed was not very compact / strong, as when my roomate at the bottom moved, also my bed moved - that was only on one bunkbed, the other one that I slept in the second part of the trip, was fine. Missed the kitchen in the hostel... Other than that all was great!
    Slovenia, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    04 Jul 2019
    The location of this hostel was amazing and the staff was super helpful and nice. It is right by the main road and where you meet up for tours. A huge drawback is that there are not plugs by each bed or in a communal space in the room. I came in once to someone chilling on my bed while charging their stuff by my bed which was not cool
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    08 Jul 2019
    It was great. The rooms were spacious and met great people on our travels. Would definitely recommend to anyone travelling through Edinburgh!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    13 Jun 2019
    Not a bad place to stay especially if you’re not trying to party and traveling on a budget. Each bed had a decent size “locker” associated with it. The common area was a nice size with plenty of things to do and people go meet. Not a bad stay for my first couple of days in Europe. Bring a shower towel and a hand towel for your own convenience.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.0


    07 Jun 2019
    Solid spot for our stay in Edinburgh. Great location and plenty of space. It took about a half hour to check in, presumably because the groups in front of us hadn't boomed ahead and there was some miscommunication, so I assume that's not normal. There wasn't any shelving in the shower or toilet, so there wasn't anywhere to put your stuff without it getting wet. They store luggage ahead of time which was very helpful. Not as clean as the safestay in York, but was fine.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    27 Jun 2019
    Perfect location. Great atmosphere. Rooms were not so clean and the closets did not have locks or possibility to use our own locks. Staff was very nice and helpful. I was in a room for 8, maybe with some other type of room you can have a better experiece.
    Paraguay, Female, 31-40
  • 4.9


    07 Jun 2019
    Music is too loud. The staff is not friendly.
    Thailand, Male, 25-30
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  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
  • Pool Table


  • 2010

    3rd, Best Large Hostels

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