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50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 860 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Smart City Hostels Edinburgh.
|One Bed in 6-Bed Mixed Dormitory|
|Bed in 12-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Single Bed in Dormitory Room|
|Twin or Bunk Bed Room|
|One Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory|
|6-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
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WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Public parking is available at a location nearby (reservation is not needed) and charges apply.
Packed Lunches, 24-Hour Front Desk, Tour Desk, Baggage Storage, Lockers, Laundry
Non-smoking Rooms, Facilities for Disabled Guests, Family Rooms, Elevator, Heating, All Spaces Non-Smoking (public and private), Designated Smoking Area
3:00 PM - 12:00 AM
2:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Children and Extra Beds
All children are welcome.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge when using existing beds.
All children under 2 years stay free of charge in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 2.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 12 people, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Staycity Serviced Apartments- West End are half a mile from Edinburgh Haymarket Train Station. With free Wi-Fi and 24-hour front desk, Princes Street’s shops are just one mile away.
Score from 1832 reviews Very good
The Lairg provides charming Georgian town house accommodations, friendly service and free Wi-Fi. Surrounded by Haymarket’s bars and restaurants, Haymarket Train Station is a 2-minute walk away.
Score from 1254 reviews Very good
Just a few feet from Prince’s Street, this Cityroomz property has a central Edinburgh location right in the heart of the historic city. Free Wi-Fi is available throughout the building.
Score from 1822 reviews Very good
The 5-star Edinburgh Central Youth Hostel is just half a mile from the shops of Princes Street and Edinburgh Train Station.
Score from 344 reviews Good
good location, nice staff, excellent food in the bar with reasonable price
facilities location staff
This is easily one of the best hostels I have stayed at in Europe/UK in terms of value for money. I was a solo traveller and stayed in a 6-bed dorm and I found it very clean and thankfully got good roommates too. The rooms have an attached bath and toilet. The bed is comfortable and the linen is clean. The location is great too - just off the Royal Mile.
The free WiFi is very patchy and you need to dance around to catch signal. My room had all the power points in one area near one particular bed, which meant all five other people had to keep their phones,etc near that bed to charge - which was annoying.
good price, close to the castle and the train station. clean room.
you have to pay a deposit to get hair dryer and there was no water boiler in the room
The best hostel I have stayed in! Friendly staff, super clean, rooms were a great size, meals were cheap and quite good....will be staying there again!
staff, bar, spacious room, good house keeping, silly shower/toilet situation, great breakfast.
Good price, Clean, near the city centor.. kitchen room at 1st floor
WIFI condition (If not correctly connected then have to wait 2 hours)
It's right in the middle of Edinburgh city centre, nice and clean, staffs at the reception 24/7, luggage room before check in and after check out.
You should renew WIFI every 2 hours manually, and the speed was sometimes very poor, or no connection at all. But free is free better than nothing.
To being with SCH has great location, it is at convenient distance from the city attractions, has some great bars around and local food joints. The beds are extremely comfortable and the rooms are clean and spacious. I was delighted to see a clean well kept bathroom and toilet. The staff are pleasantly friendly and helpful. Plus my roommates were a delight to live with. Met some lovely people in this lovely city. All in all, would love to visit this city again, and would definitely consider living at SCH again.
The wifi network inside the rooms are really weak. The only time it works bearably is around 1-2 am. Hopefully that gets better.
one of the best hostels ive stayed, great facilities, cleanliness
We were five friends staying there and had an awful time. We got poor service and the wifi was bad. Out toilet didn't flush and we could hear everything that was going on in the other rooms. Will never be staying there again
Stayed here a few times before. The facilities are brilliant with excellent staff. The bar downstairs is a good place to meet people and have food. The rooms are cheap but of a very good standard. Would recommend for solo, with friends, or with a group on business.
Excellent location in the heart of the city Very good price Cleanest hostel ever stayed at Front desk staff friendly
- Great location, 10-15 mins walk from Waveley station and town center - free wifi
- Didn't know that it was going to be the bunk bed - Room was cramped, very small, no table, kettle, chair. Only one drawer
Very Clean, Great Location close to night life, good bar with pool tables and big screens
Bedrooms/bathrooms were clean and the breakfast was delicious. Ideally located 10 mins from the station, with the option to drop off luggage pre check in. Lovely bar and breakfast area. There was some early morning noise from homecoming revellers, which was expected, however ear plugs are available for purchase from reception to block this out. We went as a group, but I would be happy to stay here again on a family trip as the value for money is first class.
Very clean. Great location. Lockers. Really good restaurant downstairs.
Not the cheapest but you get what you pay for.
The location was awesome- everything is walkable Great value for money Nice staff and amazing shower (for a hostel!) & facilities. Bar drinks were uber cheap!
The internet didn't work very well, used 3G most of the time. One night we came back to crash about 11:30pm as we had an early start the next day and the club music sounded like it was in the middle of our room- not ideal. We'd been up 14hrs so luckily we were all able to crash out and sleep through it. Guy on reception was apologetic but not much he could do. Prob to be expected with a hostel really and we were on the 1st floor.
shower gel provided big shower towel provided well located(between castle and palace) 2 shoer and 2 tolet for 8 ppersson s a very good ratio
wifi slow and must reconnect very 2 hours plug can be far from the bed
spacious and clean room. comfy bed. freindly staff. great breakfast. hot shower. good location.. everything was perfect!
location and the facilities !
The wifi in the room
friendly staff, reasonable prices, good breakfast, Wi-Fi, good location, quiet place to stay if you want peace, and much more
Too hot and uncomfortable. We have asked for doble bed but got two level beds.
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