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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 #21 of 185 Specialty Lodging in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for a few nights around mid November. Location is convenient. I got to Edinburgh by coach and it was relatively easy walking distance to the coach station. Also close to the major shopping strip. Within walking distance of Old Town - just cross the river and up the hill. Just be aware there are a fair few sets... More 

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Coimbra District, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Loved my stay at Haggis Hostel ! The rooms are really good and the beds are super comfy. The kitchen is big and very good for cooking your own meals, plus they offer an amazing breakfast ! The staff is very friendly, and they will promptly clarify any doubts you may have. I'll definitely stay here again !

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Cambridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Had a great stay - Hostel, facilities and location are excellent . Staff are a credit and ensure an enjoyable stay. Rooms are affordable, clean and very well maintained. Late breakfast to allow a sleep in after a good night out in the city center.. Good Wi-Fi connections and walking distance to all the attractions. !

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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your great review! Our team work hard to provide a friendly and helpful service and to keep the hostel clean to a high standard so we are delighted to read your comments We hope you choose Haggis Hostels next time you visit Edinburgh. Remember to book with us directly to receive 10% off your next... More 

Bay Area, California
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

What a charming hostel! It's snug and immaculate. The facilities are comfortable and meet very high standards. It feels safe and cozy. It's lovely that they provide a clean, modern kitchen with complimentary tea, coffee, toast, and so on. The staff is so friendly and helpful. They go out of their way offering to assist you, helping to carry bags,... More 

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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your great review! Our team work hard to provide a friendly and helpful service and to keep the hostel clean to a high standard so we are delighted you found this to be the case. We are glad you made use of our modern kitchen as well as the umbrellas! It's great to hear you'd... More 

Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

I have stayed at this hostel several times in the past and will do again when I need to be in the heart of Edinburgh. Facilities are excellent, staff could not have been more helpful at every visit and you will not find accommodation of this quality on a budget anywhere else in the city.

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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your great review! We are delighted that you continue to choose Haggis Hostels whenever you need a bed in the heart of Edinburgh! Best Regards Jessie Way Assistant Manager More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

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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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! We are very happy to hear that you were pleased with the service our staff provided. We offer free earplugs for all guests so if you're ever at Haggis Hostels again be sure to pick some up from reception. Remember to book with us directly to receive... More 

1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014 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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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your 5 star review! We are happy to hear you took advantage of our fully equipped kitchen. We look forward to hosting you again in the future. Remember to book with us directly to receive 10% off your next booking. Best Regards Jessie Way Assistant Manager More 

Franklin, Tennessee
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

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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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your excellent review! We are very happy to hear that you found our team to be friendly and helpful with planning your sight seeing in Edinburgh. We hope to see you again next time you're in Edinburgh. Remember to book with us directly to receive 10% off your next booking. Best Regards Jessie Way Assistant... More 

2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

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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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review! Our team work hard to provide a friendly and helpful service and to keep the hostel clean to a high standard so we are very happy to read your comments. We hope you choose Haggis Hostels next time you visit Edinburgh. Remember to book with us directly to receive 10% off your next... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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HaggisHostelsTeam, Manager at Haggis Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review! We are extremely happy to hear that you found the staff to be amazing and helpful. We enjoyed hosting you and hope that you return to Haggis Hostels if you're ever back in Edinburgh. Book with us directly to receive 10% off! Best Regards Jessie Way Assistant Manager 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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