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4.0 of 5 Hostel   |   5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #20 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff where great, really friendly and helpful. Had a good room which was clean and well maintained. All in all it was a very affordable and good value for money hostel right in the centre of Edinburgh.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at Haggis Hostel for 5 nights and I felt lie at home from the first day on. The staff and the people I've been sharing my with were so welcoming and friendly. I got to know people from all over the world an even if we come from different places the conduct with each other was vey respectful... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this hostel, extremely nice and friendly staff. Fantastic location, really close to the centre of town. The rooms are a little small but really clean. The atmosphere was really great, nice social spaces. Downside is paying for wifi and for lockers.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here for 1 night. Main selling point for this hostel is it's location which is just outside the train station in the new city center. However i was later in the Euro Hostel Edinburgh Halls and I found that location actually better as it was in the old city center right were all the action was. Having payed... More

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Denver, Colorado
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel gets 5 stars for location..that being said there are dozens of cheap hotels or other hostels located all within a 2 minutes walk that likely would have been better. If you plan to sleep here be forewarned that the pub downstairs plays live music until midnight every night but that's no problem if you're out and about until... More

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Oslo, Oslo, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was my first solo trip ever and my first stay in a hostel ever. I did not anticipate 3 flights of winding stairs, which was not fun to pull my luggage up. I will say though chivalry must not be dead as a man offered to help me bring it up on my way to check in and another... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Good location- It's opposite the Edinburgh Waverley station, very good location, walking distance to the castle and the main street. It's quite clean, and soft bed, but not as big as shown in pic, the bed is like in the train. Simple breakfast is provided, not so bad, especially you can make your own hot tea or coffee using their... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

The hostel is really nice and cosy, super clean, great staff! Having said that, I do have to mention the stairs! 2+ floors to climb with luggage....exhausting! It's a very quiet hostel (definitely NOT a party hostel), has no lounge to hang out and meet people, but if you're there for sightseeing, it's really good -the location is perfect! Close... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

It was most definitely an amazing budget accommodation in Edinburgh, as it was central near the princes street and all the main tourist attractuon. Rooms were very clean almost every time I entered the room, almost coz it was shared by 10 other people but that was the beauty of it, you get to meet lot of new folks also... More

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Orlando, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Staff was knowledgable and helpful with all my questions. Hostel was affordable, clean, and well situated. Location was good for talking back and forth between the different sides of town. I would certainly stay there again!

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Address: 5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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Hotel Class:4 star — Haggis Hostel 4*
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