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Haggis Hostels
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Reviewed 4 February 2014

Haggis Hostel is very clean, 4 showers, breakfast included, nice, friendly and helpful staff, very good location, social people. I stayed there for 10 days and I did not have a bad day! I can only recommend it!

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 8 January 2014

I stayed here for about a week, While the stairs are a climb, the dorm room quite tight, the helpful staff and great kitchen made up for that. Anyone heading to Edinburgh, needing a place close to trains, buses, tourist attractions, this is a great place. I was able to do all that I wanted based on the help of Chris and his staff. The dorms and shower and kitchen facilities are great and clean! I hope to stay again on a longer stay in Scotland in the future. Also, for me it was not a 20something party hostel--there are plenty of those around!

Room Tip: if privacy is your aim get a 4 dorm room..the BIG 10 dorm rooms are quite noisy and very tight
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  • Stayed: October 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

A really, really clean and comfortable hostel. The bed was really comfy. I stayed over New Years and the staff were amazingly friendly and accommodating. Yes, the stairs are scary to begin with (when you have your bags with you!), but you get used to them (just take your time and take care, haha!). I paid 3-4 times more than the usual price because of Hogmaney, but knowing the regular price, I'd stay there again and again on any other visits to Edinburgh. Thanks guys!

Room Tip: I stayed in a 8-person dorm and didn't have any issues with fellow travellers, but, I'd go f...
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  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled solo
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Reviewed 1 January 2014 via mobile

We stayed in Haggis Hostel over New Years and it was awesome.

The place is on the 4th floor with stairs but it doesnt end up bothering you at all as everything is excellent. Comfortable beds, always kept so clean, really friendly staff and amazing central location back off a main street.

Would definitely recommend to budget travelers looking for a great hostel.

Stayed: January 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 25 December 2013

Excellent prize won from a university competition.
Very accommodating, everything was very efficient and a perfect place to stay for anyone on a budget.
Would definitely recommend.
Clean, good showers and quiet for getting to sleep.

  • Stayed: December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 27 November 2013

The haggis hostel is a nice accommodation situated in the city centre of Edinburgh. So it's quite easy to start journeys in any direction from there. It is cheap and very clean. So are the shared bathrooms and toilets. The service is good and tea and coffee making facilities as well as cereals are provided for breakfast.
Generally it is a very comfortable accommodation.

  • Stayed: October 2013
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Reviewed 21 November 2013

The Hostel was spotlessly clean with excellent amenities. The rooms were spacious, the beds were comfortable (mine had a memory foam topper) and if you need anything the staff were more than happy to help. Its location is roughly 5 minutes from the train station, if that, and the staff were on hand 24 hours to give information on events in the city or where is good to go for food and drink. I would recommend this to everyone and will definitely be staying again on my next trip to Edinburgh.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled with friends
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Address: 5/3 West Register Street, Edinburgh EH2 2AA, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #21 of 217 Speciality Lodging in Edinburgh
Price Range: £18 - £107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Haggis Hostels 4*
Number of rooms: 34
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 
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