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Reviews of Smart City Hostels Edinburgh

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

87.3% Overall Rating

1662 out of 1754 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (10/05/2015)

Aimie Barnes thinks…

"Nice rooms, good beds and block out curtains. Staff nice but very limited knowledge of sights in the city."

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Facilities

  • 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 7.71

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.

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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87.3%

Overall Rating

1662 out of 1754 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Smart City Hostels Edinburgh'

Atmosphere
80.8%
Location
96.8%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
83.2%
Staff
89.6%
Value
82.4%
Safety
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85.7%
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giuseppe vergine

09 August 2007 giuseppe would recommend this property

Liked: good place in the hearth of city the rooms are too smalls

Disliked: giuseppe left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

08 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: very clean and comfy

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Anne Stendzis

07 August 2007 Anne would recommend this property

Liked: location, safe

Disliked: Anne left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Macgregor Robertson - Smith

07 August 2007 Macgregor would recommend this property

Liked: Best hostel I have stayed at so far

Disliked: Macgregor left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

07 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It's very clean.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

07 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: New refurbished, ..excelent location, perhaps too noisy if you like to sleep, for fun and meeting people the perfect place, it should close the pub at some stage at night so pleople could sleep a little more, but its nice place to stay apart from noisy

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

07 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, comfortable and nice hostel with a great athmosphere

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

07 August 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness,location,staff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Rita Hofer

05 August 2007 Rita would recommend this property

Liked: - 24h reception- Friendly staff- Clean rooms and toilets- yummy breakfast

Disliked: Rita left no negative feedback.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Yesh Anup

04 August 2007 Yesh would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and a nice atmosphere at the bar before a night out.

Disliked: Yesh left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sophie Cullum Jenkins

04 August 2007 Sophie would recommend this property

Liked: Beds were excellent, really clean, offered lots of extra services

Disliked: Sophie left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Delyse Phillips

02 August 2007 Delyse would recommend this property

Liked: This is the best hostel I have ever stayed in. It's clean and awesome and I would reccommend it to everyone. It's almost a hotel rather than a hostel. The staff are lovely and they have everything you need, and everything works.

Disliked: Delyse left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Sonja Meister

30 July 2007

Liked: facilities, new building

Disliked: Sonja left no negative feedback.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alison Kevan

29 July 2007 Alison would recommend this property

Liked: Fantastic. Clean, great location and good facitilities. One of the better hostels I've stayed in.

Disliked: Alison left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Paul Astill

26 July 2007 Paul would recommend this property

Liked: New, Clean, Extremely helpful staff with great research skills online which they printed out for you. Most inner city hostels are grotty...this one was modern and professional.

Disliked: Paul left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

23 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness, bright and friendly

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

23 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good all round hostel but the price increased 67% for the weekend and then it was not value for money. We found out after booking.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

20 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Having a bar and breakfast buffet for a decent price was really helpful; WiFi access.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Adrian Pooley

18 July 2007 Adrian would recommend this property

Liked: New facilities, clean

Disliked: Adrian left no negative feedback.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Thomas White

18 July 2007 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: Location and range of facilities

Disliked: Thomas left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

15 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very close to all the attractions and clean

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Sam Foley

13 July 2007 Sam would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness, location and security were all pretty good. No character however, and it was over run by spanish school kids. Maybe I'm just getting too old.

Disliked: Sam left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

11 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very clean and well equipped, most (not all)staff were great and very helpful.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

10 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: kichen

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

10 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff very freindly , rooms really clean and fresh, facilties were plenty

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.