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
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Same great feature as the Bronze, but with loads more space! Average room 20-21 sqm.
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.
Do you need a guarantor?
Without a UK rental guarantor, most landlords and agents will require you to pay the full year's rent upfront. We have partnered with Housing Hand who can provide you with a certificate of rental guarantee.
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