Overview

Safestay Edinburgh

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE, United Kingdom
+44 131 524 1989

AED 41+

Overall guest ratings

8.2/10 Excellent
Based on 3,448 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 8.7
  • 5.7
  • 4.7

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service

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    About

    Safestay Edinburgh offers a great location, putting you within just a 10-minute walk of St. Giles' Cathedral and Greyfriars Kirk. You can relax with a drink at the bar/lounge, and the restaurant is the perfect spot to grab a bite to eat. This exclusive hostel is also within just a 10-minute walk of Festival Theatre and Real Mary King's Close.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Parking
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Designated smoking area
    • Storage available
    • Terrace/Patio
    • Business centre
    • Laundry facilities
    • Express check out
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 3,448 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.8 "98% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      8.6 "86% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.5 "95% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.0 "Easily accessible by car, said 90%."
      9.4 "Near to public transport, according to 94%."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.7 "77% said the reception staff was great."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
      8.7 "87% were impressed by the laundry service."
      8.8 "Lovely bar service, according to 88%."
      8.6 "Hotel security was great, thought 86%."
    • 8.1 "Bar is amazing."
      8.5 "85% thought beverage prices were a great value."
      9.0 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 90%."
      8.8 "Lovely bar service, according to 88%."
    • 7.8 "High value."
      9.7 "97% thought it was a great value."
      9.5 "95% were happy with the price."
      8.5 "85% thought beverage prices were a great value."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "Only 61% said the rooms were modern."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.7 "53% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.5 "65% thought it was too noisy."
      2.5 "Air conditioning was criticized by 75%."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      2.7 "73% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 1.4 "Disappointing wellness & sports facilities."
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    Overall rating

    7.9 Good
    Based on 482 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.1 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.6 "High value."
      9.7 "97% thought it was a great value."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "For only 56%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      7.0 "70% enjoyed the shower."
    • 4.5 "Not very comfortable."
      4.3 "57% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.1 "59% thought it was too noisy."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.5 "75% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    Based on 1,103 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.0 "80% said the reception staff was great."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.1 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 4.2 "Rooms are not good."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      3.8 "62% found problems with the furniture."
      2.0 "80% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.0 "60% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      2.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 76%."
      4.8 "52% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
      2.5 "75% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.1 "Quite uncomfortable."
      4.2 "58% didn't like the uncomfortable beds."
      3.0 "70% thought it was too noisy."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "Air conditioning was criticized by 76%."
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    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    Based on 1,861 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      8.5 "85% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.5 "75% said the reception staff was great."
      8.5 "85% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.3 "Bar is amazing."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Beds were acceptable for 54%."
      6.3 "For only 63%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.4 "Only 64% said rooms were big enough."
      6.5 "65% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.1 "Only 61% said the rooms were modern."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      2.8 "72% said the wifi quality was bad."
    Hotel type
    Economy Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for budget travelers.
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Solo Hotel
    Guests recommend this hotel for solo travelers.
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    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
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