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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good25%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“haggis hostel”(80 reviews)
“train station”(33 reviews)
“great location”(47 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Kitchenette
Multilingual Staff
Laundry Service
Free Parking
4 Star Hotel
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All reviewshaggis hosteltrain stationgreat locationbunk bedsgreat kitchenflights of stairsrooms are cleanprinces streeta nice place to stayroyal milecommon areasbalmoral hotelthe heart of the cityno liftsmall roomcentral locationmain attractions
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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

This place is perfect if you do not mind sharing a room, share the toilets and shower and you want to meet new people. Staff is really nice. The bedrooms and the showers are very new and clean. The lockers in the rooms are big...More

Thank Javidardos
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

New reformed hostel with a really good cleanest and all the details covered. Staff very friendly and always ready for help. Big lockers for luggage’s and beds really comfortable. Free complete breakfast! The location couldn’t be better. Of course I’ll come back! 100% recommended

Thank Javier A
Response from Haystack H, Owner at Haystack HostelsResponded 16 April 2018

Hi! Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our hostel and our free breakfast! Please do come back and see us any time you like! Thanks The Haystack Team

Reviewed 1 April 2018 via mobile

It was my first solo stay at a hostel so I was a bit nervous but really had no reason to be. The place is really nice and recently renovated with good taste. The staff were very friendly and accommotading and I was able to...More

Thank Camilla O
Response from Haystack H, Owner at Haystack HostelsResponded 16 April 2018

Hi! Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our hostel and its facilities. Sorry you didn't like the low bed, but we are glad you felt it was worth the money...More

Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

I stayed here from March 17 to March 20, 2018. It was an ideal lodging for travellers with limited budget. Haystack hostel serves breakfast, and we can use the kitchen with microwave oven and 2 ovens of traditional type so I can cook anything I...More

Thank Joseph-Philip B
Response from Haystack H, Owner at Haystack HostelsResponded 16 April 2018

Hi! Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy that you had such a great stay with us. We understand the stairs aren't for everyone, but we are always happy to help people with any...More

Reviewed 14 March 2018

The first impression was a bit confusing as the entrance has nothing to do with the actual place, I felt I had been transported to a little cozy place, with very welcoming people! I stayed there 1 week with my girlfriend, the place was very...More

Thank Francisco B
Response from Haystack H, Owner at Haystack HostelsResponded 16 April 2018

Hi! Thanks for staying with us and for taking the time to leave a review. We are so happy that you enjoyed our hostel and its central location. It was great to meet you and you are welcome back any time you like! Thanks The...More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Breakfast included
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Laundry Service
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Price range
US$22 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$22 - US$148 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Room & Suite (14)
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Nearby
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
...More
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jillBAK
26 May 2016|
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Response from Haystack H | Property representative |
Hi Jiback, Thanks for your enquiry. Yes we can store your luggage at a cost of £5.00 per day. We also have international plug sockets next to all of our beds which means s no adaptors are required. We hope this helps. Many... More
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"Deal with Haggis direct. If you want a single sex room."
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"Larger room is tucked away and quiet."
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"stayed in a 10bed dorm, nothing to complain"
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"You can choose private room, female room, masculine room or mixed room, it is great"
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