a&o Edinburgh City

a&o Edinburgh City

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE, United Kingdom
+44 131 524 1989
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a&o Edinburgh City
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About a&o Edinburgh City

  • Hostel Room
    An affordable stay with shared facilities
  • Clean and Tidy
    This stay has listed several different cleanliness practices.
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

Under a 20-minute stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station, Safestay Edinburgh offers guests an ideal base when visiting Edinburgh. It is situated a brief walk from St Giles Cathedral, University of Edinburgh and Royal Mile.

The hostel offers a 24-hour reception, as well as an express check-in and check-out feature and a rooftop terrace. For added convenience, it features luggage storage, laundry facilities and a concierge. A tour desk is on hand and Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station is minutes away on foot, making it easy for guests to discover the local area and its attractions.

Safestay Edinburgh has 132 rooms and has been recently refurbished. Individual bathrooms offer a shower.

The hostel has an on-site restaurant, ideal for those who prefer to dine in. Those staying at the property can enjoy a varied drinks selection at 50. A choice of eating options are also available in the area.

Tourist attractions close to Safestay Edinburgh include Palace of Holyroodhouse, Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle. The local neighbourhood is also famous for its shops and boutiques.

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Amenities at a&o Edinburgh City

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Coffee shop
  • Business centre
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Internet
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Night club

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled access
  • Lift
  • Accessible by lift
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Designated smoking area

Dining

  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Vending machine (snacks)

Bathroom

  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
  • Night club

General

  • Family rooms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Lockers
  • Storage available

Bedroom

  • Reading light
  • Socket near the bed
  • Wardrobe or closet

Outdoor

  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden

Workspace

  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Family friendly

  • Kids meals
  • Kid-friendly buffet

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities

Reviews of a&o Edinburgh City

7.4
GoodBased on 3,567 verified guest reviews
7.6Solo
7.4Friends
6.8Families
6.9Couples

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10.0 Excellent
Pros:4 person suite that held the family. Our own bathroom and shower. Fresh and updated. We didn't use the other amenities. Definitely recommend
Cons:A little loud from some guests using the outdoor Café below our window but not bad.

Location

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE

What's nearby

  • The Royal Mile54 m
  • Museum of Childhood156 m
  • Real Mary King's Close316 m
  • St Giles' Cathedral324 m
  • National Museum of Scotland324 m
  • National Library Of Scotland388 m
  • Greyfriars Kirk0.4 km
  • Greyfriar's Bobby0.5 km
  • Waverley Mall0.6 km
  • Scott Monument0.6 km
  • Scottish Parliament Building0.7 km
  • Calton Hill0.7 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 15:00, check out anytime before 10:00

Cancellation/pre-payment

Cancellation/pre-payment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at a&o Edinburgh City

  • a&o Edinburgh City is located at 50 Blackfriars Street in Old Town, 0.7 km from the centre of Edinburgh. The Royal Mile is the closest landmark to a&o Edinburgh City.

  • Check-in time is 15:00 and check-out time is 10:00 at a&o Edinburgh City.

  • Yes, a&o Edinburgh City offers free Wi-Fi.

  • a&o Edinburgh City is 11.6 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. a&o Edinburgh City is 56.8 km from Dundee.

  • Yes, a&o Edinburgh City is a pet-friendly hotel.

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Value for money

7.8

Distance to city centre

0.7 km

Location rating

9.3

Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

11.6 km