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Smart City Hostels Edinburgh
50 Blackfriars Street, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE – Show map
Excellent location — rated 9.3/10! (score from 949 reviews)
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Food & Drink
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is possible at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges are applicable.
Packed lunches, 24-hour front desk, Express check-in/check-out, Tour desk, Luggage storage, Lockers, Laundry
Non-smoking rooms, Facilities for disabled guests, Family rooms, Lift, Heating, Non-smoking throughout, Designated smoking area
15:00 - 00:00 hours
02:00 - 10:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Children and extra beds
All children are welcome.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
Free! All children under 2 years stay free of charge for children's cots/cribs.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of children's cots/cribs in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or child's cot/crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 12 persons, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
Cards accepted at this property
Smart City Hostels Edinburgh accepts these cards and reserves the right to pre-authorise your card prior to arrival.
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Please note guests under the age of 18 years of age must stay in a private room with guardians. They can not share in general dormitory rooms with persons that are not part of their own group or family.
Under 18s are not allowed in the smart city bar after end of food service.
Formal photo ID is required on arrival.
A full copy of the terms and conditions are available upon request. You can contact the property using the contact details found on your booking form.
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Location Staff Atmosphere Value for money 24 hr reception
Wi fi was extra for room
Very cheap on the last Sunday of the festival as I decided to stay an extra night and also wanted more central accommodation. Very helpful staff who made the stay a pleasure. Felt safe and secure and having toilet and shower within the rooms was a very nice touch. Surprised at getting a towel too as haven't seen that in a hostel before!
No plugs or little light above the bed if in a top bunk whilst the bottom bunk did have one.
There isn't shower curtain so a toilet is getting to be wet.
The room was nicely laid out with lots of space, and the staff in every area were excellent. Reception, bar and even the bouncers were polite and helpful.
There was no hot water in the morning to have a shower, in the afternoon/evening it was fine. The bar was necessarily loud for the first 2 days, you couldn't even talk to the people on the same table as you.
The place is excellent. In Royal Mile.
wifi does not work in rooms. Breakfast very bad. Cofee very bad and the rest also. At the night we went with children and we have to pass for the place for the restaurant and it was full of young people drinking...
Freedom , food ,staff, location , relaxed atmosphere , food & the bar with music . All the facilities were excellent .
Not able to get sitting togather all the time
Located were near the Royal mile, castle ande train station. Well equiped self-catering kitchen, but it is quite small.
The Wi-Fi do not work in the rooms, only on the first floor
The staff are friendly, the location is brilliant.
The mattress' are very uncomfortable, there aren't plug sockets at every bed, towels weren't changed every day and the check-out time is far too early.
The Staff was very helpful. lots places to hang out. cheap good food and drinks right at hostel.
Loud noises from people down every night untill 2 or 3 a.m. Can't sleep.
Great location for fringe productions and overally fairly decent facilities and cooperative staff.
Needed to buy padlock for locker.
Location, the breakfast, staff, the bar and the buzz of The Fringe.
Only one pillow per bed, poor wifi, and water collecting on the floor around the lavatory bowl and no mop to dry it up, so floor remained wet. Ps ; the staff did supply additional pillows on request.
Great wifi access, comfortable bed, friendly staff, fantastic facility, amazing location... seriously worth the visit
Location. And staff very friendly. And helpful. It felt quite safe
Room quite small and basic but it is a hostel so to be expected.
Best situation, lift for people and baggages, good breakfast in the bar. Private shower and wc
Our 4x room was very small. 2 x 2 beds, just a mini table and some shelfs. Expensive prices for a hostel.
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The beds were not really comfortable, but you could sleep.
Centrally located, great breakfast
Slightly small room for four
Comfy beds, personal Lights, showers and toilets inside the room. Very friendly staff, delicious and cheap food at the bar. Amazing location close to city center.
Poor wi fi, worked well only on the groubd floor.
Location Kitchen Breakfast
Wifi too slow Noise
Reception staff were very welcoming. The room was basic but clean and facilities were very good. Ideal location and price for a city stay.
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Access to some rooms via pub which is inconvenient Room light was not working Very noisy
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