Student Accommodation in Edinburgh
Booking student accommodation in Edinburgh has never been easier with our team of accommodation experts at your service. All you need to do is contact us and describe your dream student room and we’ve got you covered!
Why Book Student Accommodation in Edinburgh?
Students can also enjoy the various festivals of Edinburgh like the Edinburgh international festival, Edinburgh Art Festival, The Edinburgh Fringe Festival, etc. One of the most famous student festivals between students is the Edinburgh International Science Festival. The Science Festival is considered one of the largest science festivals in Europe; it is held in April yearly with various exhibitions that will surely benefit any student. Edinburgh International Book Festival is another festival that is highly appreciated by students in Edinburgh; the festival includes award shows for best books, exhibitions, and lectures by famous writers.
Universities in Edinburgh
We have over 20 options that are located right next to campus for your convenience.
There are several bus stops surrounding the college for easy access.
Edinburgh Castle is a 15-minute walk from campus.
Our rooms are all within a short walking distance or a short ride away.
The university is surrounded by fast-food restaurants, coffee shops, and transport links.
The National Museum of Scotland is right next to campus.
The university is located right next to our accommodation options, just a short ride away by public transport or a short stroll.
There are several transport links as well as many take-out restaurants to grab a quick bite between classes.
A short bus ride will take you to Saughton Park and Craiglockhart Castle.
Our accommodation options are all within a short ride by public transport.
There are several bus stops nearby for your convenience.
A short drive will take you to the scenic Malleny Garden.
Transportation In Edinburgh
The main bus operators in the city are Lothian Buses and First Edinburgh. Lothian Buses offers the Ridacard which is a great option for students travelling mainly by buses as it offers unlimited travel starting from one week to one year. Other types of fares include a single fare ticket (£1.70 per journey) and a one day ticket ( £4.00 per day). Edinburgh also has The Edinburgh Tram that passes through the main squares of the city. People who enjoy a more environment-friendly means of transportation can also cycle through the city using the maps provided by Innertube Maps.
What are Some Must-Visit Places in Edinburgh?
Students living in Edinburgh can enjoy a long list of things to do in Edinburgh. They can visit Edinburgh Castle which is a royal castle established as a fortress during the 12th century and now turned into the major tourist attraction of the city. They can also visit the Palace of Holyroodhouse which is the queen’s house and the one building that tells all the connections of the royal family with the famous historical figures like Queen of Scots and Bonnie Prince Charlie.
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How much do the rooms cost?
The average cost of a student room in Edinburgh is £125 per week for a single room. Other room types including en-suites, studios, and flats are available as well.
Do you have studios /ensuites available?
Each building has its own range of room types varying between single rooms, en-suites, studios, twin rooms, shared flats, and private flats.
Can I pay in instalments?
Yes, you can pay in instalments; however, some providers could require you to have a UK guarantor. Ask your accommodation expert for help if you are not sure.
How many people will be in the same apartment /unit with me?
This depends on the room type you choose, you can choose in a private room, studio, or flat, and you can choose to share a flat with 1-6 other students or share a room with 1-3 other students.
How to complete my my booking for an Edinbrugh student accommodation?
Once you enquire on our website, one of our accommodation experts will contact you to proceed with your booking for your chosen room or offer you alternatives if the room is not available for your dates. To enquire, simply choose a room and click on the " Enquire" button, then fill the enquiry form you see in front of you.
What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Edinburgh?
Most providers now have intensified cleaning and sanitizing measures of student rooms and communal areas while other providers provide weekly cleaning free of charge. Ask your accommodation expert for details on the COVID measures implemented in your building.
Can a tour be arranged for student rooms in Edinburgh?
Almost all providers have the option of online viewings through Skype or Zoom while other providers offer virtual tours of the property so you can get to know your new home.
Who can book with Casita?
All university students over the age of 18 can book with Casita and if you are under 18, contact our accommodation experts to find you properties that accept students under 18.