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Reviewed yesterday NEW

First of all - thank you for your hospitality. Your staff was friendly and very helpful! Hostel is in a great location - in the centre of Edinburgh, we din't have to use a bus/ coach to see the most important monuments, everywhere was so close. Breakfast - you can choose what kind of meal you would like to eat....

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Faro District, Portugal
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very friendly and helpfull staff. Very closed to the center. Nice room for a 2 days stay. Clean kitchen. And great public areas. Thank you for keeping our luggage for a couple of hours. Very nice and friendly ambience.

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent staff. Accommodated our every need. We were unhappy with our room as there was a rather odd man staying in the room too and the lady at the desk moved us with question. Every helpful! Would definitely return

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I spent 3 weeks in this hostel when I arrived in Edinburgh and it was a very pleasant stay. The staff is really friendly and helpful, the kitchen is well equipped and the room was always clean. I would definitely recommend it.

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bunk beds were basic, not particularly comfortable and incredibly noisy! Juat takibg a deep breathe would make the springs squeak! Also, the en-suite loos were never cleaned during my 3 night stay - I could tell from the skid marks in the pan! Also, Safestay is a misnomer - because it had an integrated public bar, non-residents could wander...

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South Ayrshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

10 out of 10 very nice place to stay very handy for shops bars restaurants and visitor attractions and tours all the staff were friendly and went out of their way to help the amenities were easy to use

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Thessaloniki, Greece
Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is perfect close to the center and the room was clean!!!The breakfast was nice but needs to be better.Common area is spacious eith billiards and when the weather is nice you can sit outside.Value for money. I definitely suggest this hostel for eveyone

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spend one night in a double room. Apart from the poor matrasses we had a pleasant stay. Clean room, helpful friendly staff and a surprisingly good breakfast, real value for money. Location is fantastic, right behind the royal Mile in the old town.

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Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a great location for a group getaway break.lovely breakfast to set you up for the day. It was a bit noisy during the night with other guests returning very late and not respecting that others would be in bed.

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Penang, Malaysia
Reviewed 1 week ago

Right in the middle of Old Town and easily access (by foot) to major attractions/food outlets. The staff is friendly and give good recommendation on places to visit. I booked a family room with own bathroom just to have more privacy. Reasonable price and clean room

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Located just off the Royal Mile in the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, Smart City Hostels, Edinburgh, redefines the hostel experience. Smart City Hostels is an award winning stylish five-star hostel with great facilities that make it the ideal choice for value accommodation in the heart of Edinburgh. Smart City Hostel's rooms are clean, comfortable and spacious and all have en-suite facilities. The hostel can provide private rooms as well as larger dorm style living so there really is something for everyone. Smart City hostels really is the ultimate urban retreat with Bar 50, a fully licensed restaurant and bar, with free Wi-Fi, Sky Sports, pool table, and a great atmosphere. There is also a 24 hour reception, no curfew, and all of Edinburgh's lively night scene and famed attractions on your doorstep. Smart City also offers fantastic City break deals, family and friend packages, group offers and stag and hen specials as well as seasonal offers. So what are you waiting for? Come and see for yourself why Smart City Hostels is the smart choice for your journey to Scotland's vibrant and historic Capital city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Smart City Hostels Edinburgh

Address: 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: $24 - $171 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Smart City Hostels Edinburgh 5*
Number of rooms: 132
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“Noisy on the lower floors due to the proximity to the street and the in-house bar”
 of 5 bubbles kiwifamily007, Oct 6, 2016 | Read review
“I had room 506 and was very happy with it. It was close to the elevators and easy to find. It was spacious and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles SuzanS_8_2016, Sep 22, 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room, not on the hotel bar side.”
 of 5 bubbles 125am_liec, Aug 1, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near the bar are noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 592lianl, Jul 28, 2016 | Read review
“Rooms near outdoor sitting area are noisy”
 of 5 bubbles cassandras646, Jul 28, 2016 | Read review
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