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5/3 West Register Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 0.7km

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Haggis Hostels West Register Street Edinburgh offers clean, comfortable, affordable city centre accommodation.
We are less than 50m from Princess Street and walking distance from both Waverley train station and St Andrew's Square bus station.

Haggis Hostel, West Register Street, Edinburgh. Edinburgh's brand new city centre hostel
Are happy to offer our guests a laundry service or catch up on your own laundry on the two guest machines.
We are also happy to offer our Guests FREE Hot showers. All showers brand new Mira power shower. FREE Bed Linen, FREE local travel and event advice at our 24 hour reception,
High speed Wifi internet access throughout, Fully fitted carpet featured in all bedrooms,Non slip luxury linoleum in all wet room's. International socket's, Luxury towels,Lockers and secure storage,
Brand new High Spec fully fitted kitchen/Dining area. Ample cooking equipment and crockery provided FREE of charge.

Haggis hostels, West Register Street, Edinburgh boast three family rooms.
We also offer larger mixed dorm's located on the Northern end of the property

Haggis Hostels, West Register Street, Edinburgh is located in West Register Street Edinburgh. Across the road from The Balmoral Hotel, Princess Street Edinburgh.
We are 5 min's walk from both Edinburgh's Waverley Station and St Andrew Street Bus Station.

Haggis Hostels city centre location is in walking distance from all local ameneties.
There are hundred's of pub's and club's within walking distance. Some festival licences open until 5am.
Our hostel has a no smoking policy.

Cancellation policy.
'We usually operate a 48 hours cancellation policy although for special events or group bookings please refer to website.
All bookings cancelled more than 48 hours prior to arrival will incur a 10% administration fee or a minimum of £5.00 whichever is the greater. This fee is per booking All bookings cancelled after 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival or no shows will be charged in full.'
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Age Restriction
  • Free Breakfast
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Dryer
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Check In Time: 14:00
Check Out Time: 10:00

All guests must be aged 18 or older unless accompanied by a parent in a private room (i.e. guests must book all beds in one dorm)
Identification is required from all guests on arrival. We accept the following types of ID only:
- Passport
- Drivers Licence
- National Identity Card
- UK Residence Permit

Failure to bring the correct identification means unfortunately you will not be able to check in.

Please note: A £10 key deposit is required upon check in. You will receive this deposit back once the key is given in to reception at check out.

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From the airport by tram:
Take the tram from the airport and get off at St Andrews Square (approx 35 mins). From here head towards the McDonalds and KFC which you have just passed on the tram. About halfway there on the left you will see West Register Street. Walk down W Register St, turn right at the Cafe Royal, pass Snax Cafe and turn left. We are located on the left side of the street, immediately after the hairdressers.

From the airport by bus:
Take the Airlink 100 service from outside the airport (approx 30 minutes). Get off at the last stop, Waverley Bridge. From here walk to Princes Street (main shopping street). Turn right onto Princes Street and walk towards the Balmoral Hotel (it is a huge building with a big clock at the top). Once you have reached the Balmoral Hotel, cross the road towards the Apple Store. We are located directly behind the Apple store on West Register Street, just to the left of the Guildford Arms.

From Waverley Train Station:
Exit at the north end of the station (Waverley Steps/Princes St exit). As you exit, turn right and you will be outside the Balmoral Hotel. Cross the road outside the Balmoral Hotel towards the Apple store. We are located directly behind the Apple store on West Register Street, just to the left of the Guildford Arms.

From Edinburgh Bus Station:
Exit the station using the St Andrews St Exit (near to bus stance A). Once you exit the station, turn left and follow the street until you reach West Register Street on your left. Walk down W Register St, turn right at the Cafe Royal, pass Snax Cafe and turn left. We are located on the left side of the street, immediately after the hairdressers.

From Haymarket Train Station:
Take a tram to St Andrews Square or a train to Waverley and then follow the appropriate directions above.

Located Near

We are located on West Register Street, just off the east end Princes Street (near North Bridge).
We are an easy walking distance from Waverley Train Station, Edinburgh Bus Station, St Andrews Sq Tram Stop and Airlink Bus Stop.
The Old Town is reachable in 5 minutes via North Bridge, there are also many pubs, clubs and tourist attractions within walking distance from the hostel. Edinburgh Castle is a 10-15 minute walk with a fantastic view of Arthur's Seat and the Royal Mile on the way.

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