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Reviews of Smart City Hostels Edinburgh

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

89.1% Overall Rating

1657 out of 1749 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (23/02/2015)

RICHARD GRANT thinks…

"the staff are excellent, there is never any hassle just a warm friendly atmosphere. love meeting new people which this hostel offers in abundance. is always clean and warm."

Read all Smart City Hostels Edinburgh reviews

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 7.33

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?

Contact us directly

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89.1%

Overall Rating

1657 out of 1749 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Smart City Hostels Edinburgh'

Atmosphere
81.6%
Location
97.6%
Facilities
88.8%
Cleanliness
86.4%
Staff
93.6%
Value
82.4%
Safety
93.6%
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Customer review

03 July 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Bathrooms, beds, free internet, cleanliness, location along Royal Mile

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Sarah Handel

30 June 2007 Sarah would recommend this property

Liked: It seemed brand new. Everything felt clean unlike many hostels. There was a cafe downstairs. There was free internet with computers to use. Towel included and soap and lotion dispensers in bathroom were convenient. Located right in middle of town.

Disliked: Sarah left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

25 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean exellent food and bar service

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Customer review

24 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: cafe, lounge, internet

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
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Customer review

22 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, hostel is very modern and clean throughout.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Leonardo Sanchez Berbesi

20 June 2007 Leonardo would recommend this property

Liked: Everything, was really good...

Disliked: Leonardo left no negative feedback.

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

Kate Masters

19 June 2007 Kate would recommend this property

Liked: location was great, it was clean and we had clean sheets and towels - always a plus!!

Disliked: Kate left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

17 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: en suitestaff friendlinessclose to everything-castle, night life, city,restaurants, etc.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Thomas Jönsson

17 June 2007 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, nice rooms, free internet, clean kitchen, location.

Disliked: Thomas left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

16 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location and cleanliness

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Customer review

16 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, friendly and helpful staff, very very clean, impressive big rooms, free internet access, food and drink well priced, extremely comfortable...what more could you ask for?? expectations were exceeded!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

85.7%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

wes boden

13 June 2007 wes would recommend this property

Liked: Very Clean, Good location, elevators

Disliked: wes left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Izabela Szyperska

12 June 2007 Izabela would recommend this property

Liked: nice and friendly staff.close to the main attractions.quite location

Disliked: Izabela left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

10 June 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: New, clean, location & price

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

71.4%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 40%

Lynda Russell

07 June 2007 Lynda would recommend this property

Liked: Light and airey, close to the centre and train station.

Disliked: Lynda left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Liam Dunne

01 June 2007 Liam would recommend this property

Liked: I was really impressed by hostel. It was clean, trendy, friendly staff and a great location! Would recomend to anyone and would definetly go back again.

Disliked: Liam left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

30 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: New facilities, clean bathrooms, free internet

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

100.0%
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Carol Megson

29 May 2007 Carol would recommend this property

Liked: central location and large communial areas, bar lounges, cafe etc very clean and very very comfortable.

Disliked: Carol left no negative feedback.

94.3%
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Gail Paterson

26 May 2007 Gail would recommend this property

Liked: central location, cleanliness

Disliked: Gail left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

23 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

21 May 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Staff were very friendly and helpful. Room was lovely

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

sean fletcher

15 May 2007 sean would recommend this property

Liked: excellent bar, good food and great value for money all-round. staff attentive and friendly.

Disliked: sean left no negative feedback.

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

Michael Davis

14 May 2007 Michael would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent Tiles.

Disliked: Michael left no negative feedback.

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

Kerrie Taylor

13 May 2007 Kerrie would recommend this property

Liked: the new and up to date linen

Disliked: Kerrie left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

23 April 2007 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent central location just off the Royal Mile, very clean and welcoming. Added bonus having free internet access.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.