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Safestay Edinburgh

Hostelworld.comUS$ 30*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 114*
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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Good, clean hostel. Good quality of sleep. Very close to the main street, the royal mile. Staff not extremely helpful. There are not printing facilities. You can lock your luggage in the room. The shower was ok and bathroom clean. They don´t have plugs in every bed. Beds are good. I would stay here again.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Clean and tidy room with a large enough locker for storage. Shower and toilet was a bit of a box in together that got a bit yuck but it wasn't too bad. Would stay there again. Very large bar and social space downstairs to get out of your room

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SafestayEdinburgh, Reservations at Safestay Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are so glad you enjoyed your visit with us and hope to see you again soon.

Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Overall, this is a really nice hostel. The facilities were clean, the common area was large and very cool, and the communal kitchen was well supplied with equipment. The location is great too. Very safe area and practically right on the Royal Mile. Everything is walking distance. The only thing I didn't like was that my bed was pretty uncomfortable....

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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The decoration looks very new and modern. the equipments are nice and clean. There is a lift to each floor that is up to 5 floor, it is convenient for people carrying big luggage, location is not far from railway station.

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to Safestay Edinburgh and hope to see you again soon.

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hostel is nice in many aspects, since the room, very tidy and clean, the beds are comfortable and it has space enough in the room to make yourself comfy. All the others installations are nice, the toilets are clean, the area where is the bar is pretty cool and the breakfast has a good variety for a fair price.

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are glad you hear you enjoyed your stay at Safestay Edinburgh and hope you will visit again soon.

Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Perfect location in Edinburgh city centre. The hostel itself is nice. Very big, but the rooms are clean and comfortable. Friendly staff and good accomodations. Check in time is late (after three) but option to store your luggage while you explore the city

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review!! We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Safestay Edinburgh and hope you will visit again soon.

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Thia hostel is really good, i think the only problem on it is the shower, it was impossible to take a shower and dont wet all the floor, there was no division from the shower and a place to get dry...

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Thank you so much for the wonderful review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed your stay at Safestay Edinburgh. So sorry to hear you had trouble with the, we do have staff on hand 24hours a day to help guests with any problems.We hope this did not disrupt your time with us too much an hope you will visit...

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very flexible hostel, very very friendly staff! The location is close to the station and public transportation. We slept in or 10-bed room, with the windows facing the court yard. You could hear the people outside who went smoking. It was e bit loud for sleeping. the room was nothing special, but adequate for the price! The duves were already...

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Thank you for the great review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and are so sorry if any noise disturbed you. We hope you will visit again in the future.

Ware
Reviewed 1 week ago

Hi overall ok for cheap accommodation however having to witness the doorman threaten someone on the Saturday night with such aggressive attitude I will not recommend to anyone as the guy was only having a laugh outside

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SafestayEdinburgh, Reservations at Safestay Edinburgh, responded to this review

Hi there, Thank you so much for leaving us a review. We hope you enjoyed your stay with us. I am so sorry to hear you were upset by the door staffs manor when dealing with one of our customers. The door staff for the bar do belong to a different company, I have passes on this information to our...

Lerwick, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very busy with lots of school children, but quiet in the evening despite having a room over the courtyard. Good location and clean, large lounge /dining area. My one disappointment was the food. It was cheap, however this does not really excuse the lack of cooking skills. I had dinner and breakfast at the hostel for my one night stay....

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SafestayEdinburgh, Reservations at Safestay Edinburgh, responded to this review

Thank you the grate review. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and are terrible sorry to hear you didn't enjoy the food we often get great feedback about the meals. We hope this will not put you off visiting again the future.

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Staying in Old 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: ₹ 1,357 - ₹ 14,350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Safestay Edinburgh 5*
Number of rooms: 132
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“Larger rooms are going to be louder, depends on what kind of visit you want”
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“Great place to stay during the Fringe!”
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“Noisy on the lower floors due to the proximity to the street and the in-house bar”
kiwifamily007, 6 Oct 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.”
SuzanS_8_2016, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a quiet room, not on the hotel bar side.”
125am_liec, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
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