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Reviews of Smart City Hostels Edinburgh

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

84.6% Overall Rating

1627 out of 1715 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (03/03/2014)

"Very central. the breakfast was cheap and very good. The staff were very helpful. There were 2 showers and 2 toilets in the 8 bed dorm I was in, so no queues!"

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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

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 8.32

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.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Edinburgh?

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84.6%

Overall Rating

1627 out of 1715 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Smart City Hostels Edinburgh'

Atmosphere
78.4%
Location
96.8%
Facilities
80.8%
Cleanliness
78.4%
Staff
84.8%
Value
85.6%
Safety
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Customer review

16 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cleanliness,very good price,ecxellent facilities

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

54.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
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Shao Mingjie

10 April 2007

Liked: good location

Disliked: Shao left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Customer review

09 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Extremely clean, very nice location, no complains at all.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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02 April 2007 would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly staff, nice cafe with shuffleboard. Food and drinks served all day. Comfortable rooms

Disliked: left no negative feedback.

91.4%
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Claire Black

28 March 2007 Claire would recommend this property

Liked: clean, safe, large restaurant/bar/ reception area and free internet access. great hostel definitily recommend

Disliked: Claire left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

26 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and tidy

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

22 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the cleanliness of the hostel was above avarage

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

17 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The whole experience was above any expectation!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

16 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The professional atmosphere and the quality of the service was better than anything I would have expected.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

16 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very Clean and very new and free internet!!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

14 March 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Modern, clean, in good location, good facilities.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
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Vita Zvinake

05 March 2007 Vita would recommend this property

Liked: price :)

Disliked: Vita left no negative feedback.

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Ricky Smith

02 March 2007 Ricky would recommend this property

Liked: Everything

Disliked: Ricky left no negative feedback.

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John Hepburn

27 February 2007 John would recommend this property

Liked: the hostel was very clean. Small dorms with good on-suite. Well priced restaurant, which catered for our large party. Location spot on.

Disliked: John left no negative feedback.

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ILUMINADA SÁNCHEZ

27 February 2007 ILUMINADA would recommend this property

Liked: The members of the staff at the reception were efficient, kind and helpful. Our group of 32 people enjoyed the free Internet connection (they were mostly teenagers). The decoration of the restaurant was very stylish, I really loved the wall paintings The food was quite good, especially breakfast. The location of the hostel couldn't be better.

Disliked: ILUMINADA left no negative feedback.

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Argyro Varidaki

27 February 2007 Argyro would recommend this property

Liked: Location, Quality of room, Cleanliness, Staff

Disliked: Argyro left no negative feedback.

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chris shaw

27 February 2007 chris would recommend this property

Liked: The Staff were so helpfull and always friendly and the food was fantastic the cook knew his stuff is was great.

Disliked: chris left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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santhoshkumar thottathil

26 February 2007 santhoshkumar would recommend this property

Liked: Neat and clean, proximity to city center, good kitchen but room size given for 4 a member team is small!

Disliked: santhoshkumar left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Marco Cosenza

26 February 2007 Marco would recommend this property

Liked: Location, Cleanliness of hostel, Atmosphere and character of the hostel

Disliked: Marco left no negative feedback.

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Maxiliane Bertram

25 February 2007 Maxiliane would recommend this property

Liked: The rooms with an on-suite, very open and friendly and right in the city center

Disliked: Maxiliane left no negative feedback.

77.1%
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Customer review

24 February 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean sheets, fresh towel every dayClean en-suite bathroomsGood coffee6 INternet-workingplaces + wireless access

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Sarah Gibson

19 February 2007 Sarah would recommend this property

Liked: Amazing value for money, free internet, beautifuly clean and smart, no faults!

Disliked: Sarah left no negative feedback.

88.6%
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georgina brunton

19 February 2007 georgina would recommend this property

Liked: fantastic location, very clean

Disliked: georgina left no negative feedback.

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Sarah Flint

19 February 2007 Sarah would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, good sized rooms. Excellent ensuite facilities

Disliked: Sarah left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Alexandr Mironov

18 February 2007 Alexandr would recommend this property

Liked: Pillows....sheets! Very nice. Trully convinietnt rooms.

Disliked: Alexandr left no negative feedback.