Value for money
Distance to city centre
|"Good, clean and great staff"||(in 270 reviews)|
|"Nice hostel in great location!"||(in 242 reviews)|
|"The hostel is really amazing!"||(in 95 reviews)|
|"The rooms are very small"||(in 13 reviews)|
|"Extremely small and uncomfortable bunk beds."||(in 15 reviews)|
|"Curtains for each bed."||(in 10 reviews)|
|friendly staff||in 653 reviews|
|great location||in 579 reviews|
|breakfast was good||in 298 reviews|
|hostel is located||in 212 reviews|
|nice kitchen||in 169 reviews|
|little bit||in 108 reviews|
|triple bunk||in 101 reviews|
|old town||in 98 reviews|
|small for many people||in 88 reviews|
|train station||in 71 reviews|
|value for money||in 67 reviews|
|bathrooms are very clean||in 63 reviews|
|friendly and helpful||in 59 reviews|
|edinburgh||in 50 reviews|
|curtains on beds||in 45 reviews|
|room was very small||in 37 reviews|
|common areas||in 33 reviews|
|place was clean||in 16 reviews|
|royal mile||in 10 reviews|
Too many people in one room
Staff was fine to talk to
Staff is great and understanding.
Locations is great, a bit hidden but in close to everything in city centre, and Waverly station. We only came back to sleep in the room for a few hours. Rabbies Tours cafe/bus stop. We only had contact with 2 staff members both spoke spanish, Eduardo and a young lady with dark hair. They were both helpful and accommodating with our luggage. Email response is also quick. Restrooms and showers were okay and clean.
The sheets of the beds and cover had stains some dark black stains and small blood stains.
Really well recieved, the staff were brilliant, friendly and helpful. Constantly suggesting good local places to go. The rooms were clean and the facilities were excellent.
The only issue was the heat, the rooms were uncomfortably warm especially at night. But that was the only problem.
Nice showers and cleaned toilets. Good equiped kitchen for make by yourself dinner. Internet and wi-fi ( pay ). Customers and staff very educated, no noisy, very close to the central bus stop for the airport.
Room too small for 4 beds and frozing.No chair,no bed lights, no lockers free, Matrass absolutly no-comfortable: only metals and not insulated with wool or cotton. Orrible sleeping. Why not to buy poliuretan matrass? Economic and easy to clean or change. Breakfast just with bread + margarin + marmelade, coffe/tea and some fruits. Too poor.
Haystack Hostel is set in Edinburgh and is within a 10-minute walk of Edinburgh Bus Station. It is moments from Princes Street and shopping and nightlife options.
The hostel has 30 rooms and has been recently refurbished. The front desk operates 24/7 and the friendly staff can suggest places to visit and provide other tourist information.
The hostel features an on-site bar, a great spot to socialize with fellow travelers. A selection of dining options are also found close by.
Haystack Hostel is under a 25-minute drive from Edinburgh Airport and Edinburgh Castle is a brief stroll away. University of Edinburgh, Royal Mile and National Museum of Scotland are a short walk away.
Policies vary by room type and provider.
Haystack Hostel is located at 5/3 West Register Street in New Town, 0.4 km from the centre of Edinburgh. Waverley Mall is the closest landmark to Haystack Hostel.
Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:00 AM at Haystack Hostel.
Yes, Haystack Hostel offers free Wi-Fi.
No, Haystack Hostel does not offer free parking.
No, Haystack Hostel does not offer free airport shuttle service.
Haystack Hostel is 11.3 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Haystack Hostel is 56.4 km from Dundee.
No, pets are not allowed at Haystack Hostel.
No, Haystack Hostel does not have a pool on-site.