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Smart City Hostels Edinburgh

50 Blackfriars Street

Highlights

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Bar
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Common Room
  • Travel Desk
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Restaurant

Important Information

Check-In

15:00

Check-Out

10:00

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.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.

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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

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

1. Leave Waverley Station using the Market Street exit

2. Cross the road and turn to your left and walk up Jeffrey Street

3. At the top of Jeffrey Street, turn right when you reach the High Street (known as The Royal Mile) walk for about 100 metres

4. At the Raddisson SAS Hotel turn left down Blackfriars Street

5. Smart City Hostels is further down the street on the right hand side.

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Important Information

Check-In

15:00

Check-Out

10:00

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.

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 Days before arrival. After this date, charges will be applied by the property up to the full cost of the reservation. Deposits paid are non refundable.

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

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

1. Leave Waverley Station using the Market Street exit

2. Cross the road and turn to your left and walk up Jeffrey Street

3. At the top of Jeffrey Street, turn right when you reach the High Street (known as The Royal Mile) walk for about 100 metres

4. At the Raddisson SAS Hotel turn left down Blackfriars Street

5. Smart City Hostels is further down the street on the right hand side.

Brilliant Hostel, worth every penny! The location is easy enough to find, its close to loads of bars/ pubs/ the main shopping street/ tourist attractions. The staff are very friendly and helpful. There is free breakfast. The bar is great, very alive at night. The room is clean, and the bathroom was reasonable and clean. I would highly recommend this hostel to anyone.

Overall
5
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
5
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Great stay, no issue with the location, all facilities were as mentioned, the room was very clean and confortable. A very good stay with nice people and good services.
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Overall
4
Location
4
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Thanks, hostel is kept very well given the amount of people coming and going.It has great location- just in the centre.Staff is helpful.It is handy, people can store luggage there even they check-in early and then after check out.The kitchen is rather smaller but people did not seem to use it as much because of big bar & cafe which serves food as well.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
5
Service
5

This is a Trusted Review. Why?

Great place to stay if you're not 20 anymore and aren't looking for the intimate personal touch of a hostel. It's a huge, characterless place that provides clean, secure and comfortable accommodation at a good price. Power shower is super although it's difficult to get cold water from the sink. Lockers provided in each room but you need a very small padlock for them. Mine was too big so I just locked my bag. Wifi access only in the cafe/bar, not the rooms. Also you might think that if you're room is on the 5th floor, you'd press 5 in the lift. Not so, it's 10! This is written up for you to read but I didn't.
Having stayed in both hotels and hostels around the world I can only assume that any negative feedback about this place comes from people expecting a hotel and not really knowing what hostels are like. Maybe they paid hotel prices for private rooms but for £15 per night I was extremely satisfied with the place and the hotel-style breakfast.

Overall
5
Location
5
Cleanliness
5
Value
4
Facilities
4
Service
3

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Hotel Amenities

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

Extras

  • Linen – FREE
  • Luggage Room – FREE
  • Towel – FREE
  • Breakfast – 4.95GBP
  • Map
  • Streetview
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