a&o Edinburgh City

a&o Edinburgh City


50 Blackfriars Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Reviews for a&o Edinburgh City

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Rating Summary
  • Cleanliness7.6
  • Comfort7.4
  • Facilities9.0
  • Location9.4
  • Services7.5
  • Staff8.3
  • Value for money8.1
Who stays here?
  • Families with older children 
  • Families 
  • Couples 
  • Groups of friends 
  • Solo travelers most popular!
  • Business travellers 

About a&o Edinburgh City

Featuring an on-site bar, this central Edinburgh hostel is situated just a short stroll from St Giles Cathedral and Royal Mile. It also offers a concierge, a rooftop terrace and an express check-in an...

Good to know

Distance to city centre

0.5 mi

Location rating


Nearest airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

7.2 mi







Free Wi-Fi


Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.


Policies vary by room type and provider.

Contact number

+44 131 524 1989

Amenities at a&o Edinburgh City

Top Features

Free airport shuttle
Free Wi-Fi


  • Computer use available
  • ATM on-site
  • Reading light
  • Terrace/Patio
  • Disabled access
  • Family rooms
  • Linens
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Laundry facilities
  • Lift
  • Packed lunches
  • Shampoo
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Smoke alarms
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Shower
  • Accessible by lift
  • 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
  • Snack bar
  • Socket near the bed
  • Key card access
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • No smoking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hand sanitiser in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Express check-out
  • Body soap
  • Lockers
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Toilet
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Toilet paper
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitised
  • Thermometers for guests provided by property
  • Safe
  • Towels/sheets (extra fee)
  • Dustbins
  • Upper floors accessible by lift
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Coffee shop
  • Private bathroom
  • Garden
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Designated smoking area
  • Night club
  • Storage available


  • Evening entertainment
  • Karaoke
  • Pool table


  • Ticket service
  • Business centre
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Tour desk
  • Face masks for guests available

Photos of a&o Edinburgh City

Where is a&o Edinburgh City

Most popular landmarks

Princes Street Gardens0.4 mi
Edinburgh Castle0.5 mi

Getting around

Edinburgh Waverley0.3 mi
Edinburgh Grassmarket Square0.4 mi
Edinburgh Bus Station0.5 mi
Edinburgh Princes Street0.5 mi
Edinburgh York Place0.5 mi
Edinburgh West End1.0 mi

FAQs when booking at a&o Edinburgh City

  • Is pricing at a&o Edinburgh City comparable to 2 star hotels in Edinburgh?

    Hotels in Edinburgh that are rated 2 stars generally cost 68.075/night, but on average, a&o Edinburgh City is available for 18% less than the average rate in the area. You can usually enjoy a stay at a&o Edinburgh City for £41/night. This is a great deal for HotelsCombined users planning to visit Edinburgh.

  • How close is a&o Edinburgh City to the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse?

    With a distance of 7.2 mi between a&o Edinburgh City and the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse, the drive typically takes about 14min depending on traffic. Be sure to check traffic trends near the hotel and airport as some areas experience higher traffic than others and can increase your expected travel time.

  • What is the best way for guests to get from Edinburgh Turnhouse to a&o Edinburgh City?

    Taking a taxi or rideshare service from the nearest airport, Edinburgh Turnhouse, to your hotel is often the most cost-effective transportation solution.

  • Is a&o Edinburgh City considered pet-friendly?

    Yes. Most house pets, such as dogs, are welcomed guests at a&o Edinburgh City.

  • What is the a&o Edinburgh City phone number?

    The best way to contact a&o Edinburgh City is by calling +44 131 524 1989.

  • Does a&o Edinburgh City have Wi-Fi available?

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

  • What is the check-out time at a&o Edinburgh City?

    Check-out should be before 10:00. For checking in at a&o Edinburgh City, guests should plan for any time after 15:00 on the day of their scheduled arrival.

  • How much does it cost to stay at a&o Edinburgh City, Edinburgh, SCT, United Kingdom?

    Prices at a&o Edinburgh City will vary depending on when you plan to stay and what room type you require. The average nightly room price recently has been £41, though some users have found rates as low as £9. To see prices for your dates, enter them in the form above.

  • Is there a restaurant at a&o Edinburgh City?

    Yes, food can be ordered from the a&o Edinburgh City restaurant. Opening times may vary. For drinks at the accommodation, there is a bar available.

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