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a&o Edinburgh City

50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE

+44 131 524 1989

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About a&o Edinburgh City, Edinburgh

Value for money

Located in Old Town, this hostel is steps away from Edinburgh Vaults, Royal Mile and Princes Street. Grassmarket and University of Edinburgh are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is only a 5-minute walk and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 26 minutes.

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Hostel Amenities & Facilities

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

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
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


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

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


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

Services and conveniences

  • ATM on-site
  • Ticket service
  • Business centre
  • Tour desk
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • 24-hour front desk


  • Shower
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom

Things to do

  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table
  • Night club


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


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


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Garden


  • Computer use available
  • Fax/photocopying

Media and entertainment

  • Shared lounge/TV area


  • Laundry facilities

Places of interest near a&o Edinburgh City

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

a&o Edinburgh City location: 50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1NE


The Royal Mile0.0 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.3 mi
Grassmarket0.4 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.4 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Salt Horse Beer Bar & Shop0.0 mi
Blackfriars0.0 mi
The Banshee Labyrinth0.0 mi
Noodle ‘n’ Rice - South Bridge0.0 mi


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a&o Edinburgh City room booking info

Check in/Check out

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


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

Frequently asked questions

  • On average, a&o Edinburgh City is less than the Edinburgh average rate for 2 star hotels. The nightly rate at a&o Edinburgh City is typically £12, whereas the nightly rate in Edinburgh is £70 more.

  • a&o Edinburgh City is 7.2 mi away from Edinburgh Turnhouse. You can typically expect your drive time from a&o Edinburgh City to Edinburgh Turnhouse to be 21min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to a&o Edinburgh City. The nearest airport to the hotel is Edinburgh Turnhouse.

  • Pets are allowed at a&o Edinburgh City.

  • There is a restaurant at a&o Edinburgh City that can be used by visitors of the hotel. You can sit down or take food to go. Call the front desk at +44 131 524 1989 for kitchen hours.

  • Unfortunately, our data does not specify if there is a pool at a&o Edinburgh City. We would recommend calling the hotel’s front desk to confirm. The phone number for a&o Edinburgh City is +44 131 524 1989.

  • a&o Edinburgh City is 0.5 mi away from the city center of Edinburgh, where you can find interesting sights such as National Library Of Scotland.

  • If you have questions or concerns about your stay at a&o Edinburgh City, call +44 131 524 1989 to speak with a front desk representative.

  • Yes, a&o Edinburgh City has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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