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50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE, United Kingdom – Show map
Excellent location – rated 9.2/10! (score from 879 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
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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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Based on 879 reviews
Value for money
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Score from 2160 reviews Excellent
In central Edinburgh, just over a quarter mile from Haymarket Train Station, this modern hotel provides a great value, with modern family-friendly rooms with private bathrooms and a restaurant-bar.
Score from 1231 reviews Very good
- 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.
Great location, really nice staff, good bar/restaurant downstairs.
Male/Female Ratio Kids staying in hostel
The staff were friendly and helpful
I stayed one Saturday night. There was bedlam going on in the corridor outside the room - a woman had flipped and was screaming and slamming doors - for a long time. Adjacent to the room was a noisy eating area outside. The bar was very rowdy. To cap it all a woman in the same room spent at least an hour rustling through and organising her large number of bags and belongings, and showed no signs of stopping. Eventually I asked for another room away from the mayhem - the other room was fine, thankfully.
Everything really! Love the v.good quality of LINEA+TOW+V.CONFY BEDS +BIG BONUS V.NICE STAFF ALL EXCELLENT! BEEN THERE FOR3/4 TIMES N +-3 MONTHS, LOVE IT/THEM.
Staff were amazing and helpful. The guest kitchen. Social area. the best thing is the SHOWER...
I stayed in 6 mixed dorm ensuite room. It's big enough for 6 of us. The room was clean and tidy. The location is quite nice and convenient.
At first, I found it pretty hard to find the hostel because of the city and street layout. But actually, it's not so far from the train station.
The short walking distance of Smart City Hostels from Edinburgh Waverley train Stn. Maximum convenince for first time visitors to the city - especially students. Also local social nightlife close by to the hostel.
The hostel was very well located, friendly staff, amazing breakfast (good thing they serve it until noon on weekends), good bed, good shower, very clean. The bar downstairs was nice, it had good drinks.
A locker in my room was broken (it couldn't be locked) and someone was using the locker assigned to me. My keycard stopped working more than once, they told me it could have been because it was close to a mobile phone (they easily solved the problem but it's kind of annoying to keep bothering if your phone is not to close to the keycard).
The wifi never worked, even in the reception area. The noise of large groups of very young people playing screaming and laughing in the hall ways until very late
Good location. 5 min walk to the Royal Mile or Grassmarket. We had a four bed room. Enough space and separated facility! Better than e.g Ibis Budget where you guess the toilet is next to your bed.
Rather noisy. If you sleep at opens window you will be wake up by the street cleaning vehicle at 6 am! And you cannot sleep before 2am because there is the smoking area of the pub right there!
Shower and toilet in the dormitory Bar is quite spacious Great location Friendly staff
Excellent all round, from location to facilities and cleanliness.
The breakfast was very tasty - great for setting myself up for the day The staff were extremely helpful with directions and advice around getting public transport throughout the city.
If possible, could plug sockets in dorm rooms be placed in more accessible locations? Not every bed has a socket and some communal sockets are partially blocked by lockers.
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