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Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

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Emirate of Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Staff are nice, very secure, need keys for every door. The breakfast in the morning is amazing, my mum told me to stop going on about it it was that good. It is near beautiful arthurs seat too. Well recommended to everyone on and off a budget.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Apparently this place has several types of accommodations. They do not advertise well on the internet agents. Moreover they are not organised well inside. Yes, they are friendly and nice (mostly). Okay for the price I guess. Location is also very good. For summer in Edi, it is a reasonable head-rest. Not for me.

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Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Pollock Halls are a short walk from the city. Student accom during term time it becomes a great place to stay for short visits to Edinburgh. The room is comfortable and clean. Breakfast is superb choice of bacon, sausage, tattie scones, hash browns, pan cakes with maple syrup, coffee, tea(s), orange juice, water, cranberry juice and cereals. Highly recommended.

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Thank Frew83
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was looking for a cheap place to stay and on the whole was most impressed. As others have said, the breakfast served in the nearby conference centre was excellent, with quality and variety equal to that of any hotel. My room was basic (bed, sink, wardrobe, drawers, shelves) but more than adequate for my needs. I found the bed... More 

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Thank Lorna W
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Don't be turned off that this is listed as dorm / hostel / student accommodation - this is better than a cheap hotel. The rooms are small, undecorated (read: no ugly "art") and functional. The receptionists are young, competent and clearly not run down by years of front-desk drudgery - probably spending the rest of they year studying economics of... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This is very good value student accommodation in an excellent location for exploring the city. I had a twin room with en suite and TV which was clean and comfortable although warm (there is no air conditioning and the window was locked with no key to open it.) The free wifi worked well. The breakfast was included and was excellent.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

These are student dorms which are converted into hotel rooms for the summer. Rooms are specious and clean. Breakfast is wonderful. Staff is friendly and quite welcoming. Too issues -showers are too small. I am an average size person and once entering the shower I couldn't move (no joke). I cannot even imagine any guy being able to move in... More 

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Thank mz19742016
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great accommodation for a University Summer School, rooms had everything you would need, and breakfast was amazing!!! The view of Arthur's Seat was incredible. £6 for a taxi to Princes Street or a 15-20 minute walk which makes the location excellent, and a 10-15 minute walk to the University of Edinburgh.

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Hawick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed a night coming back from Inverness needs a place to sleep so this was cheapest place. I would say for price it's okay but could been at least £10 or £15 cheaper not good value without at least a television in room. Bed comfy enough. Room was warm. When I woke up to see breakfast what a surprise... More 

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Bogota, Colombia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Good value for money and excellent service. Excellent staff. Very well located. Good breakfast. Staff from the reception was particularly friendly and helpful. Friendliness of staff is definitely a plus!

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Amenities

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  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Pollock Halls is the perfect choice for larger groups and budget travellers visiting during the spring and summer. Our campus accommodation offers good value in a great location and you can look forward to a hearty breakfast in the Restaurant @ JMCC. Servery lunch and dinner are also available during the summer months. The cafe bar @ JMCC serves good food, fine wine, beers and spirits. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

Address: St. Leonards Hall 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh EH16 5AY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $89 - $181 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First 3*
Number of rooms: 1800
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