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Smart City Hostels
Smart City Hostels Edinburgh is more than just a hostel, we are proud to be Scotland’s first purpose built 5 star Visit Scotland accreddited hostel. Smart City redefines the hostel experience. All our rooms are en-suite. Whether you are staying in one of our private or our dorm rooms, we aim to provide you with ultimate comfort, in a lively atmosphere, so that you take home great experiences and memories to share.
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Smart City is located right in the heart of the city centre, just off the Royal Mile, so we are a perfect base to explore all that Edinburgh has to offer.
We have private rooms and drom rooms – all en-suite. Free wifi runs throughout the building, reception is 24 hours with no curfew, and there are free locker facilities to make your stay as comfortable as possible.
Bar 50 is our lively, fully licensed bar and kitchen serving locally sourced food and drinks at a great price gtom 8am til late. You’ll find pool tables, comfy couches, wide screen TVs and a fabulous outdoor heated terrace area.
Our Environmental Commitment
Smart City Hostels is a business that is committed to continuous improvement of our environmental policies. We first achieved a Silver grading through the Green Tourism Business Scheme in 2009 and are now wokring hard to achieve a Gold standard through new initiatives and innovations. We aim to reach this target through ever increasing efforts in waste reduction, efficient use of water and anergy, use of more natural and eco-friendly products, support for positive actions related tot he local community and support for fair trade, ethical and other socially responsible practices.
In addition we are members of the Green Business Network and have sought guidance from Resource Scotland to help us take the next steps towards further improvements.