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16-18 Potterrow, (Entrance on South College Street), Edinburgh
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About The Halls

Located directly opposite the University of Edinburgh, and surrounded by restaurants, bars, shops, and scenic views, Potterrow is the perfect student home in the city. We are also just a short walk from Edinburgh College of Art, and a bus ride from Edinburgh Napier University and Heriot-Watt University. Choose from our en suite studios equipped with all the essentials for your stay including a spacious work area, storage, small double bed, an en suite shower room, and your own private mini-kitchen. Plus, we don’t charge extra if you’re sharing as a couple! We also have great social spaces with games and a study area for when it’s time to work hard. Our students love living at Potterrow. 97% of students appreciated our location and were pleased with the level of security in this year’s National Student Housing Survey. And there’s more: – 97% enjoyed the size of their bedroom – 97% rated the condition and quality of Potterrow – 94% of students were satisfied with their experience – 94% were happy with the overall management The University of Edinburgh - 2 Minutes' Walk Edinburgh Napier University - 17 Minutes' by Bus Edinburgh Waverley Station - 8 Minutes' Walk Heriot-Watt University - 49 Minutes' Bus Edinburgh College of Art -12 Minutes' Walk

About Edinburgh

Voted as one of the UK’s best student cities, Edinburgh is Scotland’s compact capital city and home to some of the world’s most renowned unis, including the University of Edinburgh, Napier University, and Heriot-Watt University. This is a city made for students! Right in the center of it all, our accommodation is situated in the best place to take full advantage of all the city has to offer. You’ll find that our student lets in Edinburgh are perfectly located for easy travel to and from campus. Whatever budget you have, our all-inclusive studios and rooms in shared apartments come fully equipped so that you’re able to find the perfect accommodation to suit your needs. For shops, get yourself along to Princes Street for all its well-known stores, or the boutiques littering Grassmarket and the Royal Mile. Choose a different bar or restaurant for every day of the year and if you like your castles and pieces of history, there’s plenty of that too. Walking the city’s many hills will keep you fit and the view from the top, including the Pentland Hills, is well worth the effort. That’s probably where you’ll best spot that Edinburgh is the UK’s greenest city, with 112 parks
Bike Storage
Common Room
Vending Machine
All Bills Included
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Private study room
On-site Team
Social Events
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16-18 Potterrow, Edinburgh,

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Bronze Shared Apartment

From £174

Take to your own well-designed bedroom, with its small double bed, study space and storage, plus shared use of the fully-fitted kitchen/living area and stylish bathroom. Average room 11-12 sqm.

Silver Shared Apartment

From £180

Choose Silver and be presented will all the same great fixtures and fittings of a Bronze, but with an excellent choice of views either looking onto Potterrow or South College Street. Average room 11-12 sqm.

Gold Shared Apartment

From £186

Our pent-house level offers the best in top-floor bedrooms, complete with a small double bed, work station and generous storage, plus the shared living space with a fully-fitted kitchens and bathroom. Average room 11-12 sqm.

Bronze Studio

From £267

Located in the Potterrow 22A Building, with small double bed, loads of storage, plenty of work space, en suite shower and your own private mini-kitchen! Average room 18-19 sqm.

Silver Studio

From £274

Same great feature as the Bronze, but with loads more space! Average room 20-21 sqm.

Gold Studio

From £279

Our most spacious studio with all the same great features. Perfect for those looking for extra room or to share with a partner - we don't charge extra on any of our studios for couples wanting to share! Average room 22-23 sqm.

16-18 Potterrow, Edinburgh,

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Cancellation Policy

Cancellations: Risk-Free Bookings for 2021/22

Book your accommodation for the 2021/22 academic year before 30th June 2021 and cancel on or before that date with no penalty.*

*Only valid for direct bookings and bookings made via International Agents. Bookings made under University nomination agreements are excluded from this offer. Only valid for tenancies of more than 43 weeks. Cancellations must be made via email to the Residents’ Team of the accommodation booked and must be received on or before 23:59 on Wednesday 30th June 2021. Any advance rent payments made will be refunded once we have confirmed the cancellation of the booking. This offer may be removed or amended at any time.

After the 30th June we operate a 72 hour “cooling off” period up to the 31st July so if your circumstances change you can cancel your booking. To cancel your booking you need to email the Residents’ Team within 72 hours of signing your Tenancy Agreement. You will then be refunded your advance rent contribution payment.

From the 1st August the “cooling off” period is reduced to 24 hours.

Once the “Cooling Off” period has expired, you can cancel your booking if:
• You do not have a visa to enter the UK
• You have not acquired the grades to be offered a place at the chosen university
• You have failed to achieve the grades to continue your study at university In these circumstances, you can cancel your booking prior to the tenancy start date by providing evidence to the General Manager within 72 hours of being notified. Please send your UCAS notification/ Visa refusal documentation to the General Manager within 72 hours of receiving it.

There are no other circumstances when we will accept a request for cancellation either before or during the tenancy. It may be possible with the Landlord’s agreement to transfer your obligations to someone else who is eligible to live at the property. There is no obligation on our part to find you a replacement tenant. You can advertise your accommodation or undertake your own search for a replacement tenant. If you find a replacement tenant we will need to do some basic checks to confirm their eligibility to take over the tenancy. Before we will accept a new tenant your account and all obligations need to be up to date and any rent due up to the changeover will need to be paid. Once the new person has signed the tenancy agreement and made the first rent payment they will take responsibility for future rent payments and all other obligations as stated in the agreement.

To cancel, write to us at [email protected]