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The Residencies, Edinburgh

(Based on 402 reviews)

The Residences, located in Pollock Halls Campus, offers 2* accommodation in Edinburgh to suit every budget and purpose, whether you're coming to the city on holiday, for business or as part of a group visit.

Pollock Halls is seasonal campus accommodation located at the foot of Holyrood Park, and offers safe & affordable bed and breakfast accommodation over the University's summer vacation, with over 2000 rooms available.

Each single private room, with shared bathroom facilities, has a telephone and tea/coffee-making facilities. Rooms are services daily, and all linen/towels are provided.

Shared pantry facilities in each building include toaster, microwave, fridge, ironing board and iron and fridge; hairdryers are available at the main reception centre. Shared laundry facilities are also available in some buildings.

Full Scottish breakfast is included in the price, and is served in the John McIntyre Centre in the heart of the private campus grounds. Light meals can also be taken in the bar, and there is an on-site shop and ATM available for use by all guests.

Complimentary internet access is available in all bedrooms and wireless internet access is available in some public areas. Free car parking is available on a first come, first served basis only; unfortunately, spaces are limited and cannot be guaranteed that they will always be available. Guests will benefit from the 24-hour reception.

Early check-in cannot be guaranteed, but luggage can be stored prior to 2pm if required).

Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) Onwards (arrivals may be allowed outside this window if your travel plans can't be adjusted however this is subject to availability)

Check Out: 00:00 (12:00am) - 10:30 (10:30am)

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Facilities & Information

Summary

20th century buildings

Breakfast Included

No smoking

Facilities

Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Squash court

Children's cots

Children's highchairs

Luggage storage

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Telephone

Food

Restaurant

Cooked breakfast (included)

Lunch available (at additional cost)

Dinner available (at additional cost)

Bar

Recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses

Gardens

Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Directions

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The Residences, Pollock Halls Campus, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EdinburghEH16 5AY, United Kingdom

How to find the property::

From City Centre: From Princes Street, on the shop side heading East, take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers 14, 30, 33, 86; £1.20 exact change only). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

By Road: From the A720 City of Edinburgh Bypass, take A7 Old Dalkeith Road exit at the Sheriffhall Roundabout towards the City Centre. Continue straight for approximately 3 miles. Just past the Royal Commonwealth Pool at the lights, turn right onto Holyrood Park Road. Pollock Halls is the second turning on the right. Please note, that though parking is available, it is extremely limited and not guaranteed. By Bus: From St. Andrews Bus Station a taxi to Pollock Halls will cost approximately £7 and take 5-10 minutes. Alternatively, proceed to Princes Street and on the shop side heading East take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers 14, 30, 33, 86; £1.20 exact change only). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

By Rail: From Edinburgh's main railway station – Waverley, take a taxi to the Pollock Halls (cost approx. £7, 5-10 minute journey) or proceed to North Bridge and from the first bus stop heading south, take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers: 14, 30, 33, 86). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

By Air: From Edinburgh Airport, for 2 or more passengers, the property recommends a taxi for the 8-mile journey to Pollock Halls (cost approx. £17-20). Alternatively, take the Airport Shuttle Bus to the city terminal on Waverley Bridge (Adult: £5 open return, £3 single). From here take a taxi to the Pollock Halls (cost approx. £7, 5-10 minute journey) or proceed to North Bridge and from the first bus stop heading south, take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers: 14, 30, 33, 86). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

Reviews

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4.4

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Based On 402 Reviews
Room
4.1
Value
4.4
Service
4.5
Food
4.6
Overall
4.4
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5.0 5 0.5

AWESOME! The staff at the front desk were so helpful! The accommodations were perfect and the breakfast buffet was incredible! I will be back!

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5.0 5 0.5

Friendly and helpful staff, great breakfast

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4.2 5 0.5

Will definitely be booking again.

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5.0 5 0.5

Wonderful location, room clean and comfortable; breakfast delicious. All staff friendly and helpful - will definitely be returning

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4.8 5 0.5

Great stay! Would totally recommend to others traveling to the area!

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4.5 5 0.5

Suited my trip well and will use again.

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5.0 5 0.5

As in previous years staying at Pollack Halls in August is good value, good facilities and excellent breakfast.

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4.2 5 0.5

I will return

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4.8 5 0.5

The reception staff was exceptional and I will stay there again. The breakfast was great and the room too.

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