Edinburgh - Student Castle Edinburgh

About the place

Student accommodation

Student Castle Edinburgh is the perfect place that provides the finest in luxury student living in Edinburgh; the modern studios are only a 12-minute walk from Edinburgh University and are moments away from the city's best bars, cafes, and restaurants. Our studio-only property makes this accommodation popular with postgraduates who require that extra peace & quiet. The concierge is open-all-hours, all rooms are furnished with large, comfy beds, every bedroom has its own en-suite. There is a private meeting room, perfect for quiet study. Enjoy an ultra-fast100Mbps internet and WiFi.

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Social and fun

Our spacious communal areas are open at all hours. It's a great way to socialize, play, watch TV (all your Freeview channels on good-sized screens), study quietly, or just chilling out with friends, we’re open around the clock so be ready to make friends.
There is a fully equipped GYM, completely FREE to use for all residents. You have a common area with everything from Sky TV to games consoles & pool table - the perfect hub for social events. You can also relax and enjoy the sun in the landscaped outdoor courtyard, featuring a large table, perfect for communal studying. We’ve plenty of storage racks/ bike storage to keep your bikes safe and sound.

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Info & Hinnat


No Visa No Pay
Your booking can be cancelled for free if the Visa application has been denied.
No Place No Pay
A booking can be cancelled for free if you have failed to obtain the required qualifications to get into your university of choice.
COVID-19 Cancelation Policy
A booking can be cancelled for free because of the ongoing COVID-19 situation
Additional Information

Student Castle Cancellation Policy (Scotland): Get in touch and tell us straight away. How much we can help will depend on the timing and the circumstances of your cancellation. Once you have paid your holding deposit and you have been allocated a room, then should you decide to cancel prior to the start of the licence period you will be entitled to a full refund of the Holding Deposit. If you decide to cancel after the start of your licence period then you will be held to the terms of your licence agreement. The deposit can be used to cover any outstanding rent in these circumstances.

Covid-19: As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Scottish Government has introduced the Coronavirus (Scotland) (No. 2) Bill. This allows renters to give 28 days notice to quit their license to occupy, whatever the length of their license agreement.

For 2021/22 academic year bookings, if you meet any of the conditions below, you will be able to cancel your booking and receive a full refund of your Holding Deposit and any paid rent payments:

No Visa No Pay: If you do not get your visa to come and study in the UK, you must send us the visa application rejection letter within 72 hours of receiving it. This policy is valid until 20 August 2021.

No Place No Pay: If you fail to gain the required qualifications and is not accepted into the University, you need to send us the university rejection letter, or proof that the exam results don’t meet the requirements of the university. You must send us the proof documents within 72 hours of receiving them. This policy is valid until 20 August 2021. Please send your request and the supporting official documents to the respective schemes email. Should you fail to provide the necessary information within 72 hours, your Holding Deposit will be retained as a cancellation fee. We reserve the right to withdraw the offer at any time.


Perfectly located in the heart of Edinburgh, here’s a quick guide to everything that’s within walking distance of Student Castle Edinburgh. The Old Bell Inn is only a minute walk. The Salisbury Arms is a 9-minute walk or 4 minutes by bike or 7 minutes by train.
Also, the Meadows is a 10-minute walk or 4 minutes by bike or 10 minutes by train.


Address: 199 Causewayside, EH9 1PH, Edinburgh, Skotlanti
Train station
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Princes Street

Good to know

Heating WiFi available in all areas Internet services Laundry 24-hour front desk

From the airport
Student Castle is approximately 25 minutes from Edinburgh Airport by taxi. The Edinburgh tram system also links the city centre & airport with an average journey time of 35 minutes.

From the bus station
Edinburgh bus station serves national coaches & is within 30 minutes walking time from Student Castle or 15 minutes by taxi.

From the train station
Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station is less than a mile away - a 25-minute walk or 12 minutes if you jump in a taxi.

All our residents will get unlimited free use of our specially made Student Castle bikes! Perfect for cycling to uni, exploring the City, or for a bit of exercise! We will provide you with helmets and locks too.


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Security and safety

Our friendly management team is available to answer any questions you may have, while our maintenance team is on hand to deal with any repairs.
The safety of our residents is very important. We’ve got security round the clock, 24/7 in every property keeping you safe and sound day and night. All rooms are very safe - all door entry is key fobbed and all communal space has CCTV.

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Shared room details


Private room details

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Check-in details

Available 24 hours

Check-out details

Minimum age
Minimum age of at least 1 person to check in at the front desk: 18
Payment methods
Mastercard Visa American Express Bank Transfer
Languages spoken
24-hour front desk
Important information

In times of uncertainty and your peace of mind, we recommend you select a flexible rate with free cancellation. If your plans change, you can always cancel free of charge until the cancellation expires.

All your utility bills (including super-fast broadband and WiFi) are included, as is contents insurance for your room.
Most of our students pay for their entire stay in one easy upfront payment. However, it’s possible to pay in three installments if you have a UK guarantor – this is a person (not a company or government) who lives and works full time in the UK, is willing to submit to a credit check, and can commit to paying your rent if you fail to do so.

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