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Safestay Edinburgh

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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room too hot in extremely rare heat wave, only one window. Also lots of noisy roadworks outside the side of hostel where my room was. Both lifts out of order and room was on 5th floor! Friendly staff, very clean, lots of bedding.

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No hair dryer in triple our room. It is very inconvenient. Sound insulation effect is bad, we can hear the noise from the corridor very clearly. The location is near Waverley station, but there are many bars.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Nice bar downstairs and little concert the first night ! lovely! Always a bit busy overnight but you know it when you book an hostel ! Staff was friendly, food good and it looked all safe inside the hostel !

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It was a perfect stay, the location, the room, the common areas, the cleanliness, and the staff was really friendly. I Would definitely reccomend it to everyone who wants to go to Edinburgh, and don't want to spend a lot of money in the accomodation, bit still wants to stay in a nice, safe and clean place.

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York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice hostel using small 4bed dorm. Quite area found mattress a wee hard to rest on. Shower room was clean and ok size compared to other forms. Recommend us 4 bed mixed dorm. Got up early at 6 had a goid walk came back at 9 to have room to self for nice shower.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very good experience. It was value for money. Cleanliness was good. Breakfast was awesome. Staff was very friendly and helpful in all aspects. Its not very much near to city center but can be reached easily there by Taxi

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

hostel was just off royal mile and round the corner from train station - great location. Opportunity for social elements but also chilled enough vibe that you could sit in the bar in peace if you wanted.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed in the hostel for about a week had a great time friendly staff, clean rooms, and quiet nights. Only gave it a 4/5 because the heater in my room got a little too hot some nights but other than that it was a very welcoming place to stay in a great location

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Low price, good public areas and suffocating rooms (it was very, very hot. I could'n sleeep well). The bathroom was ok. Besides, the location is perfect, inside old edinburgh, near the main touristic points, pubs and other services you can need.

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This place is a good choice for solo trip or trip with friends. It's located on great location which easy to access many tourist spots and shopping places. It also provides safe and easy luggage deposit; in-case you check in early or after check out but you still want to walk around the town.

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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 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, Safestay Hostel, Edinburgh, redefines the hostel experience. Safestay Hostel 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. Safestay 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. Safestay hostel 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. Safestay 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 Safestay Hostel is the smart choice for your journey to Scotland's vibrant and historic Capital city. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Safestay Edinburgh

Address: 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: $31 - $296 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Safestay Edinburgh 5*
Number of rooms: 132
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Safestay Edinburgh Scotland
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“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.”
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“Ask for a quiet room, not on the hotel bar side.”
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