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Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My first visit to the festival and to Scotland. We stayed at Masson House in Pollock Halls for a week! The accommodation will never be a 5* hotel, but for what it is it was great! Breakfast is included in the price and had a great range of hot and cold food. In the evening the restaurant is open, it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I was hugely impressed by the halls. Even though they are student halls of residence, they are quiet, have lovely views and provide all you need. The bed wasn't the most comfortable - they could do with better mattresses - but I slept all right. I didn't have a bathroom ensuite (you can get those but they are more) but... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Great, cheap accommodation for spending a couple of days at the Fringe. Clean and lovely surroundings. Reception staff very pleasant and helpful. Breakfast plentiful. Student residences being put to good use - basic but sufficient for my needs.

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Cramlington, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Booked in to the hall of residence for a stay at the festival Like being back at college, study bedroom. Very comfortable. Great staff at reception and the buffet breakfast was superb. Twenty minute walk to city centre or a bus. Dinner is available and in the evening you may well hear somebody playing the bagpipes. The view at the... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great stay in Pollock Halls while attending a conference. Edinburgh naturally busy due to the Fringe so this was a great value option and one that I'd highly recommend. A 15 min bus ride on Number 30 bus from Princes street, getting off at the Commonwealth Pool. Edinburgh transport system is impressive so buses are every 5-7 minutes depending on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Following my first experience in August 2015, I had a different (and equally satisfying) experience this year. Pollock Halls is a very attractive, modern campus of student accommodation. It is a very easy bus ride from the city centre—and benefits from being cleaner, quieter. It is a beautiful setting, at the foot of Arthur’s seat. The customer service is second... More 

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Stranraer, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

When looking at staying in Edinburgh for the fringe the price put me off until I found Pollock Halls. At £117 for 2 nights, it was a quarter of the price of even the budget chains. My single room was ideal . It had tea/coffee making facilities, plenty of storage, free wi fi and a sink and mirror. The shared... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just got back from Edinburgh , first time visit . What a city! Loved it and will definitely be going back . The Fringe was excellent too. Stayed at Pollocks Hall, about a mile outside the city centre so walkable , but served by an excellent and cheap bus service . It's student accommodation so what you'd expect but the... More 

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Carlisle, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Pollock Hall is a great value place to stay in Edinburgh. About 30 minutes walk from the city centre, it provides a comfortable base for a visit. There is limited parking on site. The accommodation is simple but adequate and comfortable, The breakfasts are awesome, catering for all dietary requirements, and the staff are friendly and helpful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fabulous value for money with very close proximity to Arthur's seat and the Royal mile. The breakfast had a huge selection, much better than most motels. The rooms were basic but fine. Took me back to my university days! Shared toilet and shower and I was lucky enough to have it outside my door!

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • 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: $74 - $179 (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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