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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 Hostelworld.com you agree to the following terms and conditions as set by Hostelworld.com and as set by the hostel in question.

  • In order to make a group reservation on Hostelworld.com 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.
  • Hostelworld.com 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 1 week prior to 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

Group bookings
For groups of 10 or more persons:
- until 4 weeks prior to arrival date free of charge
- until 2 weeks prior to arrival date 50% of the agreed total price
- until 8 days prior to arrival date 75% of the agreed total price
- from 7th day prior to arrival 90% of the agreed total price.


For groups of 20 or more persons:
- until 8 weeks prior to arrival date free of charge
- until 4 weeks prior to arrival date 50% of the agreed total price
- until 8 days prior to arrival date 75% of the agreed total price
- from 7th day prior to arrival 90% of the agreed total price.
Our reservation department will contact you.

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

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  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Stay with us at a&o Edinburgh City, located minutes from the historic Royal Mile, right in the heart of the city! 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. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 7.8

  • Security 8.4

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 8.7

  • Atmosphere 7.8

  • Cleanliness 7.1

  • Facilities 7.2


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Aug 2021
    Not going to lie the hostel was our only option and I didn’t want to stay in a hostel but I was pleasantly surprised! The place was clean and tidy. The bunk beds were so comfy. We had a room to ourselves (this was my biggest worry). We had cupboards, a hair dryer, straighteners and a desk. Each bed had curtains. The pillow and duvet were comfy. The staff were really friendly. We didn’t visit the bar or beer garden but guests got 15% off. Will definitely be booking again.
    England, All Female Group, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Aug 2021
    ABSOLUTELY AMAZING! I don’t have words for these hostel :)
    Brazil, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    22 Aug 2021
    Great located Hostel - took me a little bit of searching to find the main entrance but went through via the bar. Staff were really friendly and helpful - check in was quick. Bed was clean but actual room could've been a little cleaner as it looked like it hadn't even been given a once over that day. Bar attached to hostel was lovely, good food and great service. Would definitely stay again since it was good for money
    Scotland, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    21 Aug 2021
    Excellent location!!!
    Brazil, Mixed Group, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    25 Aug 2021
    Good location but not family friendly
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    23 Aug 2021
    Nobody came to clean the toilet and the shower. No one replenished with hand soap or gel in the shower.
    Spain, Female, 31-40
  • 6.3

    Good

    21 Aug 2021
    I wouldn't recommend! Dirty rooms, only checked for who had left. No soap or toilet role in the bathroom, sinks full of dirt and hairs. Wifi didn't work in the rooms due to multiple people using it, including everyone in the bar! No access to the kitchen although advertised as otherwise. Horrible breakfast, some food stale. None stop problems with the key cards. One positive, the friendly staff on the front desk. Don't stay here! not comfortable at all. More problems then it's wort
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 5.4

    Rating

    23 Aug 2021
    Not overly enamoured with the staff. We arrived on an overnight bus with no sleep early in the morning. Realising check in isn't until 3PM which is fair enough, but I asked if we could check in any earlier and I offered extra pay but no attempt was made to accommodate even though there were clearly vacant rooms. So we rested in the foyer from 7am until check in. Also the cleanliness was awful which was very worrying during covid times!!
    England, Female, 41+
  • 5.4

    Rating

    21 Aug 2021
    The location was excellent and the staff was helpful, but the room left a lot to be desired. The floors were disgusting, our bathroom had no tissue, and my sheets were taken from my bed in the middle of my stay. There were also no power outlets next to most of the bunks in my room. Other than the bar, there was no real space to hang out. The main thing going for this place is its central location.
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 4.3

    Rating

    27 Aug 2021
    The location is great but the reception staff were so rude. I came to them with a problem regarding the WiFi, for example, and the woman on reception literally couldn't have cared less. I tried to use the online chatbot to sort it and nobody responded either. I know it's only a small matter but if it's a service you're paying for you expect it to be there and if not ar least acknowledged that its not. The room was dirty. Very dusty and you could tell that it hadn't been cleaned properly.
    England, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
General
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Elevator
  • Flexible NRR
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Fax Service
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Restaurant
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Pool Table


Awards

  • 2010

    3rd, Best Large Hostels

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