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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
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    4 of 5 stars
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    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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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed in Haggis Hostel for 2 nights over the weekend. Great little hostel, with only 34 beds. Really good service - was shown around when we arrived and there's breakfast included too. Everything you want in a hostel and it's located in town near the main shopping street and close to big attractions. Only negative was that there's a lot... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed in haggis hostel for a week at the start of October, the price was perfect for a weeks stay and the room was very clean. One major perk was the use if a fully equipped kitchen and communal space for guests. The managers Chris and Alan were very helpful and knowledgeable of Edinburgh which helped me experience all of... More

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Franklin, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haggis Hostels: clean, safe and honest. Haggis Hostels is a great place to stay when you're in Edinburgh. I stayed for five days, and the price was perfect for a week! When you stay at Haggis Hostels the staff is very friendly and extremely helpful on what you want to do in the city. Either if you have a day... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Haggis is much smaller than many of the hostels I've stayed at, and it benefits from the size. It is very clean, the staff are helpful. Location is great, if a little hard to find at first. You do have to lug your stuff up 5 floors, but if you're a backpacker, what does that matter? Breakfast is typical and... More

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Brisbane, Australia
4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

This place is absolutely the best place to stay in, if staying in Edinburgh. It is conveniently close to the waverly train station, location is central, clean, free breakfast and absolutely amazing and helpful staff. The only down side was the lack of room to put stuff down but besides that great place!

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Alnwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

Can't recommend Haggis Hostel enough. I stayed for 5 nights in August and it was just brilliant. The staff are awesome and the rooms are clean and well maintained. Unbeatable in price, I'll definitely be back.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

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 September 4, 2014

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 September 4, 2014

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 September 1, 2014

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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Address: 5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Haggis Hostel 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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