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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

The Hostel is perfectly situated in Edinburgh New Town and less than a minute away from Princes Street. To get to the Old Town you have to walk approx. 5-10min. The room I stayed in was quite small and cramped but it was OK. The showers and toilets were clean. There was a great atmosphere and the staff was always...

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Reviewed 24 November 2015 via mobile

The hostel is perfectly placed, just minute away from the main city attractions. The showers and restrooms were clean. The wifi didn't work must of the nights but on the day everything was fine. The guys from the reception are really nice and always help you.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 November 2015

It is quite hard for me to review this hostel because I have never stayed in one and you cannot compare it to a hotel. I am giving 4 stars as this is a compromise. For friendliness, cleanliness and convenience it gets 5 stars. For being a little bit run down (it just needs a lick of paint and a...

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Thank Miss_AJR
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Haggis Hostel is a small, clean, very comfortable Hostel. It has a very good breakfast with cereals, fruits, bread, jam, butter and croissant! Delicious!!! The stuff is very friendly! I yes recommend this hostel

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Thank Andrea K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 November 2015

Excellent hostel! Staff is very friendly and helpful. The other guests were also considerate and friendly. Rooms are clean and very comfortable. The showers and toilets are likewise clean, with a separate room for each shower. Very, very good quality!

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Port Moody, Canada
Reviewed 4 November 2015

Like everyone else did a Google search for hostels and found this one near or at the top and it has deservedly earned its spot. Service - Everyone was absolutely polite and extremely helpful, if they didn't have the answer they made every possible effort to find it for you. Cleanliness - The entire place was clean from top to...

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Thank Ben Q
Reviewed 26 October 2015 via mobile

OMG! Best hostel experience I've had in my 5 months of travelling! It's a small hostel and I think that's what makes it so great, because you feel like you're part of the family. The facilities are good, the free breakfast is a buffet pretty much and the staff are just amazing! They keep it sooo clean and create such...

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Thank Kali H
Southampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 October 2015

I went alone to Edinburgh by car on a 4-days trip. The hostel was perfect for its location, near the train station and a pubic car park. Lovely staff, helpful all the time. Toilets and rooms always clean. And there is free coffee and milk all day!

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Heraklion Prefecture, Greece
Reviewed 25 October 2015

A nice location cause is near to city center, bus station and train station. Friendly staff that can help u anytime. Good breakfast. Clean enough. They have 2-3 computers that u can use them for free with WiFi access.

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Reviewed 20 October 2015

I enjoyed staying at the Hostel, though it was an incredibly busy time. I loved that breakfast was provided and that the staff was always around, and sometimes sleeping the larger rooms with you. Lots of stairs, and hidden a bit. Lovely stay though it was so busy we had to split up into different rooms but they were very...

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Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Microwave
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  • Free Internet
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Haggis Hostel in Edinburgh. We are Edinburgh's premier affordable accommodation provider and Edinburgh s Best Hostel. With the most central location of any hostel in Edinburgh. We should be your first choice when looking for accommodation in Edinburgh. The hostel is in a newly renovated Georgian building (1838), and is fully equipped with all the facilities you need to make your stay in Edinburgh a memorable one. The hostel rooms are all clean and spacious, and are equipped with international sockets, so you don't need to go scrabbling around for an adapter just to charge your phone. If you're looking for the most friendly, comfortable hostel in Edinburgh, then you've found it. We've tried hard to think of all the things you'll need to make your stay a happy one, you can trust Haggis Hostels. We also specialise in exclusive hire and cater for groups offering full catering facilities, excursions and transportation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Haggis Hostels

Address: 5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $39 - $352 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Haggis Hostels 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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“Book now :)”
 of 5 bubbles beckyf674, 12 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Across the street from the train station and city center”
 of 5 bubbles m_l0s, 1 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a bed near the window to get a nice breeze while you sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles dumplings_n_grits, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“I was in room 5, not sure for the others , but it was quite and clean.”
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