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Review of Safestay Edinburgh

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Safestay Edinburgh
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Reviewed 20 September 2017

I stayed on the fifth floor with suitcases and the elevator was off all the time.
Inflexible regarding cancellation and poor service.
The room had no plugs in all the beds and the bathroom was terrible.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

We spent a weekend in Edinburgh with some Friends at Safestay. The place is very well located, within shirt walk you can go everywhere. The room was clean and comfortable and the staff very polite and helpful. I recommend to anyone who want sto spend some days visitng the city.

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Nice and large shared 6-beds room. Breakfast is fine but far from impressive. Friendly people at the desk and bar. Very convenient location, close to center and central station. Bad luck the elevator was broken for the 5 days of our stay (we were on the 5th and top floor).

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

the rooms and beds were big in comparison to other hotels I have been, the location was great as it is located close to the main tourist street of Edinburgh, so the surrounding area is really safe - a real safe stay in this hostel! ;)

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Reviewed 19 September 2017

Not that there is anything wrong with it, but this hostel was very plain. It appears to double as student accommodation. I stayed on the 5th floor for 4 nights, and the whole time the general lift was out of order, and then 2 days in they locked guests out of using the lift in the student area... seriously, where's the flexibility? If you're after something a bit more social and fun, book something smaller and quirkier than this.

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Additional Information about Safestay Edinburgh

Address: 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh EH1 1NE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #13 of 218 Speciality Lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range: $32 - $312 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Safestay Edinburgh 5*
Number of rooms: 132
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
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Also Known As:
Smart City Hostels Edinburgh Hotel Edinburgh
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