5 Edinburgh Student Accommodation Close to Downtown

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Ola Elwassify

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10 July, 2017

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Edinburgh city is historically and architecturally rich, and it is well-known all over the world for its beautiful and multicultural nature. International and local university students come from different parts of the UK and of the world to live and study in Edinburgh, which proves how student-friendly this city is and how its landmarks are genuinely attractive, not only to tourists but to students as well.

Central Edinburgh is only 14 minutes away from Sugarhouse Close by public transportation. The University of Edinburgh is 15 minutes walk away, and a few minutes away by bus to Napier University. This Edinburgh student accommodation guarantees easy access to some of the best attractions in the area, including Edinburgh Castle and Arthurs Seat. You will also be near Princess Street and the Royal Mile. You can choose between having your own flat and sharing your en-suite room in a shared flat with other students when booking in this property.


Central Edinburgh is only 8 minutes away from Potterrow by public transportation. This student accommodation could not be more located in an ideal place for students, as it is at the centre of it all: campus, the train station, Royal Mile, Princess Street, Old Town, and it is the perfect place to experience the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

New Park

Central Edinburgh is only 10 minutes away from New Park by public transportation. You can have a walk by its gardens and enjoy its neoclassical buildings. The New Park student accommodation is a 20-minute bus ride away from the University of Edinburgh. The building offers en-suite rooms in shared apartments and self-contained studio apartments.

Beaverbank Place

The stylish Beaverbank Place is 11 minutes away from Central Edinburgh by public transportation. This accommodation does come with a very convenient deposit rate: only £50, and free shuttle buses to Edinburgh universities.

Brae House

Brae House is only 10 minutes from Central Edinburgh, which means that you are in the heart of everything that the historic city has to offer. Arthur’s Seat has the most enviable views over the city of Edinburgh and also the spectacular coastline. It is located near the Old Town, the famous Royal Mile, Princes Street, and St. James Shopping Centre. Edinburgh Waverley train station is within an easy walking distance easing your trips around the historic city. This accommodation houses ample self-contained Premium Studios with oodles of storage and an extra £20 for dual occupancy.

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