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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second stay at Haggis Hostel was again pleasant. The best things about it are: 1) the location, which is just across the road from Waverly train station and all the local buses, minutes away from the Old town (Royal mile) and the new town. A supermarket (Sainsbury's) is also very close. 2) Friendly staff, who take the extra step... More 

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Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good stay, the place was of good / acceptable quality given the cheap price and including breakfast in the morning. All of the staff and strangers were friendly, approachable and sociable, welcoming.

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place has it all: great location (you're right on Princes St), super clean facilities, comfortable beds, and a free breakfast. To make things even better the staff is amazing: very helpful and always around to assist. I would stay here again in a second.

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York, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016

Fantastic stay, good hygiene and clean facilities. The showers were brilliant. Staff were really friendly and helpful. They helped us to find local places.would definitely stay again, the only issue was the stairs haha!

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Sydney, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Stayed 2 nights in an all girls room (4 people) Pros - Well-located, just off Princes Street. 5-10 minute walk to Edinburgh Waverley Station and Airlink bus service to airport; 10-15 minute walk to Old Town and Royal Mile where many attractions are. - Friendly and helpful staff, available 24/7. - Cleanliness of showers and toilets are well-maintained. Large space... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2016

This is somewhere between 3 and 4 stars for be, but I'm rounding up. Pros: - Large showers with room to change - Good breakfast - Comfortable beds - Great location, next to Princes Street only 5 minutes to Royal Mile - Friendly employees Cons: - Long flight of stairs to get up to the hostel (not a huge deal,... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2016 via mobile

cheap hostel but i paid big money cuz when i booked this hoster, edinberough was full of tourists. everything was normal hostel. 3rd floor, not clean, small toilet, small bed,... but staff is nice. sonya is her name. she was excellent!! she explained a lot of things about edinberough and tours. and i met good friend in the hostel.

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Munich, Bayern, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

I've stayed at Haggis Hostel for three nights, in a four-bed female room. The hostel is extremely well located, a few minutes away from Princes Street and Waverley Station. It's an old Georgian building, so there's no lift, but no one visiting such a hilly city should object to a couple of flights of stairs. The facilities are extremely clean,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

The staff is nice, everything is clean and tidy. The breakfast was very nice, and colorful, there is something for every taste, I highly recommend the place if you are looking to have good time in Edinburgh.

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016

Great place! Friendly staff and the location is great for accessing the majority of Prince's St (where I needed to be). Would stay again for sure, as the room was a good price and the facilities are pretty decent. Very recommended!

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
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  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Concierge
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Haggis Hostel in Edinburgh. We are Edinburgh's premier affordable accommodation provider and Edinburgh s Best Hostel. 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 (1838), 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. We also specialise in exclusive hire and cater for groups offering full catering facilities, excursions and transportation. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Haggis Hostels

Address: 5 / 3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $41 - $273 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Haggis Hostels 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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