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Haggis Hostels

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5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a solo trip to Edinburgh for the new year, didn't know a soul but the people at the hostel were very welcoming and made my trip far better than it would've been if I hadn't met such awesome people, Miguel, Joao, and Sonja, hope to see you guys on my next trip to Scotland. JW

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Haggis hostel was a great experience during our stay in Edinburgh. It has awesome position, since its close to city centre and you can find everything you need just around the corner. Location is just incredible. Breakfast and wifi was included in our price and it worked great. I was suprised by amazing service, staf was extremely nice and they... More 

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Coimbra, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I booked a room at the Haggis Hostel while I was on a trip with a couple of friends and I was quite nervous because it was a first for me, taking care of all of these traveling details, and you always get that little fear that something went wrong or eventually it will. No such thing at the Haggis... More 

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Brno, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hostel has great position and amazing staff that do everything to make your stay as much comfortable as possible. Hostel is very clean and close to everything important. I will definitely come back on our next visit in Edinburgh.

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Victoria, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I had booked five nights here for our October trip to Edinburgh, and upon arrival at night found the Haggis Hostel very difficult to find, and once there after stumbling in a back street, had to climb up about 100 steps straight up a spiral staircase, and once in the office, the young female night manager advised... More 

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HaggisHostelsTeam, Owner at Haggis Hostels, responded to this review

Hi Stephen, Normally we would thank you for taking the time to leave your review. On this instance due to the complete lack of facts and your malicious attack on our business we are unable to do so. We have taken on board your words and looked in to every aspect and are unable to find one piece of truth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed at the Haggis Hostel from Dec 16th-18th and it was wonderful. For starters, you couldn't ask for a better location. The hostel is situated about 5 minutes from the train station, almost directly in the city centre and is surrounded by restaurants and bars. The rooms and washrooms were very clean and well maintained. The free breakfast (croissants,... More 

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HaggisHostelsTeam, Owner at Haggis Hostels, responded to this review

Dear Kelsey, Thank you for leaving your valuable feedback! We are delighted that you had a wonderful stay at our hostel!! As you said we are blessed with a fantastic location and try our upmost to keep our facilities up to a very high standard. We are over the moon that you enjoyed your stay so much that you are... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

Perfectly located to visit all the attractions as they are in walking distance, and also for shopping as the main shopping street is just around the corner. Was great to have breakfast included. All areas are cleaned on a daily basis, wi-fi works very well too. To top it all off, the staff are really nice and make you feel... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 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... More 

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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