Smart City Hostel Edinburgh, reinventing budget traveler accommodation with its 5-star lodgings
Designed to accommodate both young and older travelers coming to the city on their own or in groups, the 5-star Smart City Hostel Edinburgh offers quality shared living spaces that are a cut above the rest in terms of service and facilities. For anyone who has spent a little time in the usual dormitory hostels, theyll know that most provide appalling conditions that you wouldnt otherwise settle for unless you were very desperate for a place to stay. This is where the Smart City Hostel Edinburgh differs, as hey have attempted to reinvent the hostel space with their version of the 5-star hostel environment. They provide clean, comfortable and spacious shared rooms, as well as twin and quadruple accommodations for those who prefer their privacy. There is also a range of excellent on-site self service facilities and a team of friendly down to earth staff who are always around to help you with any requests or provide much needed information about travel, sights and tours in the area.
Besides offering a sociable and vibrant atmosphere in which to meet and mingle with new friends, the Smart City Hostel has an ideal central location which puts you right in the thick of the action. Sitting just off the popular Royal Mile in the cities historical old part, youll be within walking distance of a large number of trendy bars, clubs, restaurants, entertainment venues and other exciting tourist sights. In fact take a short stroll in every direction and youll comes across some of Edinburghs best attractions, including the Royal Botanic Gardens, Holyrood Palace, St Giles Cathedral, the Edinburgh Castle, the infamous Dungeons, the main Zoo, the 3D Loch Ness Experience and the Mercat Ghost tours, to name just a few.
Forget your previous negative hostel experiences, as this 5-star traveler accommodation is kept as clean and cozy as when it was first constructed. Visitors will have a choice of 132 room types all boasting en-suite facilities and a range of creature comforts/amenities for your total convenience. Depending on how many people are accompanying you, you have a choice of staying in the 2 person twin room, triple room or the quad and family rooms. Alternatively, for single travelers and large groups there are the 4, 5, 6, 8, 10 and 12 person dormitory spaces each with decreasing prices as the number increases, which is ideal for those saving their money for a rainy day. The majority of shared rooms are male and female mixed, but for women who dont feel comfortable with this arrangement they can be placed in a ladies only room. All rooms offer plenty of wide open windows and a selection of amenities which include magnetic security key cards, a hairdryer, free internet access, an iron, individual lockers, towels, linen and shampoo; televisions are available in family rooms with a DVD player on hire at the front desk.
Coming to a new city for the first time can be a little confusing to begin with, so the Smart City Hostel ensures that there is at least one person at the reception desk through out the day and night to deal with any questions or requests. Here guests can access a variety of additional services such as general tour and travel advice, luggage storage and packed lunch preparation for the day ahead. In terms of food and drink options at the Smart City Hostel Edinburgh, all guests have access to a fully equipped shared kitchen space as well as cooking and eating utensils. Alternatively, the Smart City Bar and Restaurant serves various dishes through out the day and are fully licensed to serve alcohol until late in the evenings for those wanting to let loose and mingle with new friends.