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Smart City Hostel by Safestay

Hostel | 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 1NE

86.3% Overall Rating

1675 out of 1768 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (02/11/2015)

Marcell Beki thinks…

"Spotless well equipped,comfortable ,Good location,friendly Staff,Nice bathroom,so it's really Nice.Compare to orher Hostel I have stayed in City Smart Hostel is the best."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bar(s)
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 7.48

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

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. Any bookings for over 12 guests MUST be booked through our groups department. Due to our kitchen closure for Christmas, our cooked breakfast will not be offered for the 24th- 26th of December 2014, apologies for the inconvenience. Safestay has a maximum stay policy of 1 month. You are welcome to come back to Safestay, but with a minimum 1 months rest period. Or why don’t you take advantage and visit one of our other locations in London, York or Edinburgh.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 10:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

Contact us directly

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Just off of the Royal Mile in Edinburgh city centre, is the 5 star Visit Scotland accredited Smart City Hostels, with dorm and private rooms (all en-suite), towels and linen provided, a secure 24 hour reception, Bar 50 for food and drinks with free wifi, and all of Edinburgh’s attractions / lively night scene on your doorstep Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

12 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Quad (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Triple (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 person (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Smart City Hostel by Safestay

Stay with us at Smart City Hostel, located minutes from Edinburgh’s historic Royal Mile, right in the heart of the city! We’re a five star hostel, all rooms are en-suite with towels and bed linen provided. Our reception is open 24 hours, there’s no curfew and free WIFI runs throughout the building.

Our lively bar serves affordable food & drink and has wide screen TV’s and pool tables for your entertainment. Come along on a Monday evening to enjoy/ participate in our open Mic night where we reward courage with a pint or get involved on a Thursday where you can join our epic pub quiz and battle it out for a prize.

Accommodation Information

All rooms are en-suite and linen and towels are provided, check in is from 3pm with checkout by 10am.

Location Information

Located in the heart of Edinburgh's Historic Old Town an ideal base to explore Edinburgh and it's lively Pub/club scene.