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University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland
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perfect accommodation!

I always choose university rooms when I'm in London, so thought I would try them in Edinburgh and I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jacqui T
East Anglia, United Kingdom
Old school

This is one of the best universities in the world and the campus is full of that old school spirit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pleasanton, California
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  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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Edinburgh, Scotland
Southside & Holyrood
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I always choose university rooms when I'm in London, so thought I would try them in Edinburgh and I wasn't disappointed. The setting is magnificent with views of Arthur's Seat, and frequent buses into town night and day as well as wonderful taxis! Breakfast was...More

Thank Jacqui T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is one of the best universities in the world and the campus is full of that old school spirit. They allow public to enter freely, so use that opportunity and take a stroll. Very inspiring place.

Thank heckfy
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Lots of old world charm at this campus, open to the public. Places to sit in the courtyard. Very lively neighborhood.

Thank Thomas V
Reviewed 17 May 2017

One of the places on our list was the University of Edinburgh. We had seen pictures online and it looked so pretty. We weren't expecting it to be so close to our hotel, but that was an added bonus. We walked there and took in...More

Thank CaitlinAnnC
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

The university is really interesting. Many restaurants around the corner. Load of stuff to see with amazing people.

Thank chhaysrun
Reviewed 24 August 2016

Looking for nine single rooms in Edinburgh to see the Military Tattoo was going to be a hard task until a friend recommended the University. We all had a twin room with en suite, comfortable beds and daily cleaning. The breakfast was up to five...More

Thank Ibelt1
Reviewed 14 August 2016

The University of Edinburgh will always remain close to my heart. It is an incredible University that is world renoun but my brother-in-law was one of the founding professors of the Sociology Department here at the University. He spent nearly 45 years as a founding...More

Thank Colleen K
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Old fashioned university with a lively campus dotted around Edinburgh. Thousands of students come from all over the world to study and contributes to a large international student population. It is renowned for being slightly elitist and pretentious. The old university buildings are impressive and...More

Thank Sarah D
Reviewed 15 June 2016

As a college professor myself, I always enjoy visiting the local university. This campus is nice and has a fantastic large park adjacent to it. It's definitely worth taking a short walk through if you enjoy college campuses and parks. We heard there is a...More

Thank Brett W
Reviewed 12 April 2016 via mobile

A friend who studies there brought us in, as it is not easy to find the place. I have to say that the prices where cheap, the staff were nice and the atmosphere was ok but there were a horrible smell that invited us to...More

Thank Angielondonct
Southside & Holyrood
Many of Edinburgh’s student hangouts gather around
university buildings in Southside, the sort of
neighbourhood that supports a long string of
second-hand shops and eateries serving ethnic food for
just a few pounds. In August the student population is
replaced by vast numbers of boisterous visitors here
for the Fringe, Edinburgh’s world-class comedy and
arts festival which headquarters itself here. Flanking
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