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Safestay Edinburgh

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“bunk beds”(66 reviews)
“royal mile”(235 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I stayed here for 2 days for a multitude of reasons one I was doing some work 2 it was my birthday in the middle of said time and thirdly it’s cheap yet supposedly comfortable I arrived at the hostel at check in time and...More

Thank Nathan R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in the 5 bedder all female dorm. Pros: 1. Great location. Super near the Royal Mile. Everything we wanted to visit was within walking distance. 2. Toilets and shower in each room. The toilets and showers are separate from each other making it easy...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this hostel, as I had to leave my previous one. They reassured me that it's comfortable and nice. At the end, I couldn't sleep at all as there was a lot of noise. First of all, having toilets and showers in the...More

Thank Tasos C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for a long weekend with friends in a private 4 person Dorm at around £160 for 2 nights. Check in was very slow, the gentleman looked like he may not have worked there long but sadly he didn't make up for his...More

Thank HLSiegi
Response from SafestayEdinburgh, Front Office Manager at Safestay EdinburghResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your review, I am extremely sorry about your unpleasant experience here with us at the hostel. We usually have big groups staying in our hostel, especially during the weekends, and we spoke to them on multiple occasions about controlling the group noise....More

Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Stayed here in Edinburgh for a night, with my dad, in a double bedroom with a private bathroom. Absolutely loved it! It was really cold at this time, but the entire hostel was nice and warm at all times, including my room and the bathroom....More

Thank Marcela M
Response from SafestayEdinburgh, Front Office Manager at Safestay EdinburghResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you so much for your lovely review! We are extremely glad you enjoyed your stay with us! We hope you had a good time exploring Edinburgh and a safe journey onwards! Kindest Regards.

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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-flavoured 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
...More
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Response from SOphia95xx | Reviewed this property |
I seen a few children staying here when I was here but it was mostly solo travellers or small groups of friends.
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Julia B
1 July 2016|
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Response from RRay84 | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julia, I have been travelling to Edinburgh from Belgium, every year during the EDB festivals. I have always taken the airport express bus/ airlink 100 from the train station/ Waverley bridge (about 10-12 minutes' walk... More
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"I'm not sure which way it faces, but try to get a window looking out over the bay"
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"Avoid rooms with windows above the bar as it gets noisy"
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"Who comes overseas please, Bring your adapters!!!!!"
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"accessibility to the royal mile and waverly station were good."
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