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50 Blackfriars Street, Old Town, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.3/10! (score from 986 reviews)
Rated by guests after their stay at Smart City Hostels Edinburgh.
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|Bed in 12-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Bed in 4-Bed Mixed Dormitory Room|
|Twin or Bunk Bed Room|
|One Bed in 8-Bed Mixed Dormitory|
|6-Bed Mixed Dormitory|
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Free! 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, Express Check-in/Check-out, 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
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to room type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred 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 in a crib.
There is no capacity for extra beds in the room.
The maximum number of cribs in a room is 2.
Any type of extra bed or crib is upon request and needs to be confirmed by management.
Pets are not allowed.
When booking for more than 12 people, 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-authorize your card prior to arrival.
Based on 986 reviews
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Facilities were spot on, breakfast was good
Could've had a choice of bunk - I hate top beds and there was no real way to choose. Apart from that, great.
The staff are very helpful.
There is no telephone. There is no Ac . There is no tv . How can this be a 5 star hotel this is a joke.
Economic price, good location. The 50 Bar is nice. The whole environment is clean and cozy.
Room clean, shower and loo worked, bunk quite large and comfortable, breakfast excellent value
Room very warm and the noise outside very loud until 0230hrs then traffic started at 0530hrs hence only about three hours sleep! Take ear plugs
Great location Friendly staffs
Noise at night
Location was great!!
The room was tiny, the mattresses were bad - you feel every spring in it and there was virtually no wifi, at least on our floor.
Right in the middle of everything.
Basic facilities and very limited space. Our triple room had one double bed and one single bed above. Overpriced, but it's Agust in Edinburg... so predictable.
very nice staff, we met a lot of nice ppl in the bar which is in the hostel. they are serving food, but you can also come with your own food. its in the middle of the city center so you can easly get to the bars and pubs. hostel has amazing atmosphere, because of young and friendly customers.
rooms are not so big and the bathroom wasnt so tidy.
The sink was in room, not in shower.
The bar area whas absolutt the best whit this hostel.
The rooms was warm and small. And the internett dident work.
The Room was spacious and very clean. Private shower always useful when turning up to room after one night out.
The wifi didn't work that fast. Animation program lacks a bit
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.
Friendly staff Nice bar Clean rooms and bed I came with my group of friends but we all stayed in different location in Edinburg, I stayed at smart city all my friends loved the smart city when they came to the bar. It was totally entertainment and fun being in hostel.
After 9:30 am water was not hot in shower, it was warm. Only early shower people may get nice hot water bath. But it was totally fine.
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 hostel was right in the heart of the royal mile, very very central... had a really good breakfast for 5 pounds! the hostel is really nice, frienldy staff, clean and quiet clean and quiet.
our room was tiny... plus the wi-fi didnt really worked
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.
Staff was very nice, location was great! I was able to print my boarding pass for my flight very easily. (And free!)
Wi-fi did not work for me in the room, another guy in my room did manage to connect tho. Front desk did not lend out socket converters, you could only buy one for 4 pounds. Very big place, not easy to make contact with other travellers.
Great location for fringe productions and overally fairly decent facilities and cooperative staff.
Needed to buy padlock for locker.
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