Safestay (Edinburgh) Hostel Limited

Serviced Apartment

69 Grove Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH3 8FD

    Smart@iQ is a fresh and modern property situated in the hub of the capital city, making it an ideal base for travellers to explore all that Edinburgh has to offer over July and August.

    Smart@iQ is a fresh and modern property situated in the hub of the capital city, making it an ideal base for travellers to explore all that Edinburgh has to offer over July and August.
    The property, which is only a ten minute walk from Princes Street and a five minute walk from Haymarket, comprises of double occupancy studio rooms and single occupancy rooms within shared flats, all with en-suite facilities. 
    The self contained studios are ideal for those couples looking for a self catering option.  These rooms are equipped with a kitchen area, complete with a kettle, microwave, hob and oven, and fridge freezer.  Our luxury studios, with additional space for you to relax, toiletries and bathrobes,  are great for those looking for a little more comfort from their stay. The single bedrooms within the shared flats with communal living space and kitchen, are good for groups.  The larger kitchen area in these flats are fully equipped to include a kettle, microwave, dishwasher, hob and oven and fridge freezer.
    Chargeable internet is available throughout the property, and reception is 24 hours.  Parking can be found close by, and guests are able to book tours to famous landmarks and sights in and around Edinburgh at reception.  This property is used as student accommodation throughout the rest of the year, and is of a very high quality.
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    Opening Times 2016
    14 Jul 2016 - 26 Aug 2016

    Accommodation Type

    • Self Catering Holiday


    • Electric Cooker
    • Fridge
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Kitchen
    • Laundry Facilities on Complex
    • Shower
    • Shower Ensuite
    • Toilets
    • Towels Provided
    • WC EnSuite

    Leisure Facilities

    • Garden

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • Cash
    • Debit Card
    • Delta Card
    • Electron
    • Maestro Card
    • Mastercard
    • Switch Card
    • VISA Card


    • On Public Transport Route
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Public Parking Nearby


    • Self Service
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop


    • 24hr CCTV
    • Internet Access
    • Level Access


    • City Centre

    Special Requirements

    • No Pets Allowed

    Public Transport Directions

    From Haymarket station, facing the clock tower, take the second exit from the right onto Morrison Street. Then go straight on, past a set of traffic lights, and the next right hand turn is Grove Street. 

    From Waverley station, take the No. 1 or No.34 bus, get off the bus at Port Hamilton bus stop in Fountainbridge Road, go straight ahead and then take the second right turn into Grove Street.

    Travel from/to Edinburgh Airport 
    Take the No. 100 Airport Express bus, get off the bus at Haymarket station, then follow the directions shown above for Haymarket station. 
    Alternatively, take the No. 35 bus, get off the bus at Grove Street bus stop.
    The number 35 Airport Bus stops at Fountain Bridge - a few minutes walk away from Smart@iQ.

    Travel by car
    From A8 and M9 (The West):
    Follow the signs for city centre until Haymarket Station.Go through the lights onto West Maitland Street (the second exit from left) and bear right at the lights (direction Carlisle / A702). This is Torphichen Street leading to Dewar Place. At the next lights, get into the middle lane and go across Morrison Street into Gardeners Crescent (N.B. do not move on the filter at these lights). Follow the crescent to a roundabout and turn right. Grove Street is next right.

    From Forth Road Bridge:
    Follow A90 (Queensferry Road) to Barnton junction. Stay on A90 towards city centre, taking right hand fork at Kwik-Fit Garage (Queensferry Road again). At traffic lights, bear right, staying on Queensferry Road. Turn right at roundabout onto Queensferry Terrace. Go straight on at the next roundabout into Belford Road. Follow this road round past the Hilton Hotel beyond which the road swings right (Douglas Gardens/Palmerston Place). Go straight along Palmerston Place through one set of lights. At the next lights (West Maitland Street) go straight over into Torpichen Street continuing to Dewar Place. From here please follow directions as 'From A8 and M9 (The West)'.

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