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5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland (New Town)
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Singapore, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

All you need for a simple hostel: clean, friendly, and in an excellent location very close to the Royal Mile. Highly recommended! Lots of friendly backpackers going through this hostel. Breakfast (cereal/toast/fruit) included.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2014 via mobile

Highly recommend: clean, bright, comfortable & conveniently situated... You feel instantly welcomed & all is provided for a restful & relaxing stay. Thank you Chris & Allan for your warm hospitality. Sophie & Ana

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

Haggis Hostel is centrally located and close to all local amenities. Staff are very friendly and welcoming and are always on hand to offer advice on the best things to do and see in Edinburgh. The hostel provides excellent cooking facilities and is always cleaned to a very high standard. Great place to stay for any length of visit to... More

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

At just a 5 min walk from the Edinburgh city centre station, the place was at a brilliant location. The staff was extremely hospitable, voluntarily suggested that we should go on the walking tour and made us comfortable. The 8 bed dorm room was spacious, with lockers available at a 1 pound deposit. Beds and sheets clean, showers and toilets... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

Well located in the center of Edinburgh, absolute hygiene, well organized, friendly and competent staff, good cooking facilities. Family environment. I will return for sure. Security lockers, central heating, good showers. Recommend as well. Daniel R. Costa Portugal

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

This hostel is in the perfect location in central Edinburgh. Prices are extremely reasonable and good value for money for what you get. There is a 4 hour window for continental breakfast (which is included in the nightly rate), and they are not regimental about the times if some guests are still eating or go for breakfast a few minutes... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

Loved this hostel! It was a bit quiet though as it's not in the busy season, I would've liked to meet more people and hear chatter in the kitchen/common room but can't have everything! Staff were very friendly and helpful, kitchen was clean and functioning with a great yummy breakfast in the morning. I had a 4 person female dorm... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Very helpfull staff, clean and keeping in good temperature rooms. Free breakfast was enjoyable - you just can make yourself a cup of coffee, tea, take a fanta from fridge, make cereal with milk, waffles etc. Not this OR this, but BOTH :) 10/10 for this price and location.

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Haggis Hostel is very clean, 4 showers, breakfast included, nice, friendly and helpful staff, very good location, social people. I stayed there for 10 days and I did not have a bad day! I can only recommend it!

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St. John's, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I stayed here for about a week, While the stairs are a climb, the dorm room quite tight, the helpful staff and great kitchen made up for that. Anyone heading to Edinburgh, needing a place close to trains, buses, tourist attractions, this is a great place. I was able to do all that I wanted based on the help of... More

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Also Known As:
Haggis Hostel Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 167 Specialty lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Welcome to the brand new Haggis Hostel in Edinburgh. We are Edinburgh's newest hostel, and 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, 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. ... more   less 
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