Best Student Accommodations in Edinburgh

Once a medieval powerhouse stretching below its mighty castle, Edinburgh is the cultural heart of Scotland. With a colourful history that’s entertaining to boot, the city’s quaint little cafes and old-world charm have plenty to offer. It is also home to nearly 40,000 students with a bustling, international community. It is no wonder, then, that the city struggles to accommodate the influx of students every year. Lucky for you, these fantastic student accommodations in Edinburgh are still up for grabs:

1. Canal Point

The University of Edinburgh is just 20 minutes on foot from this student pad. The Canal Point is strategically located a 3-minutes’ stroll away from the Home Street tube station. The property features ensuite rooms and studios with high-speed Wi-Fi, onsite laundry, fully-equipped kitchen, and beautiful social space.

Canal Point Accommodation

2. Gateway Apartments Edinburgh

Gateway Apartments has a terrific location and offers the epitome of comfortable student living. The city’s top universities like the University of Edinburgh is just 14-minutes’ away from the accommodation so you’ll have no excuses at all to miss early lectures. The apartments are all fully-furnished with a modern kitchen, ample storage, flat-screen TV, and so much more. There is also an in-house cinema room for you to pull off movie marathons in style!

Gateway apartments Edinburgh

3. Portsburgh Court 

Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s history and heritage, students living here can reach the University of Edinburgh in just 15-minutes on foot! The property offers both en-suite rooms and studios with personal study spaces, TV, games room, laundry, and so much more! There are also large social spaces where you can interact with other residents. Rent is inclusive of all bills and content insurance!

Portsburgh Court Accommodation Edinburgh

4. New Park

New Park student accommodation is only a 20-minutes’ scenic walk away from the University of Edinburgh. It features both ensuite and shared rooms with spacious beds, designated study areas, smart TV, and plenty of storage! The onsite team hosts regular social events to foster student interactions and bonding. New Park Accommodation Edinburgh

If you need help with booking any of these properties or simply have a question about student accommodations in Edinburgh, we’re here for you! Shoot an e-mail to or reach us here for expert advice on university life.


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