Country flags for UK, Spain, Germany, France, China and Italy Speedy Booker Partner Sites
See All (45)

Where:

from:

to:

on:

Guests:

4.4
4.4 403
403

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh

University Residence

Located at the foot of the royal Holyrood Park and Arthur's Seat, the Pollock Halls campus offers bed and breakfast accommodation during the University of Edinburgh's summer vacation.

Pollock Halls is seasonal campus accommodation located at the foot of Holyrood Park and offers safe & affordable bed and breakfast accommodation over the University's summer vacation, with over 2000 rooms available.

Each room on the campus features a telephone, free Wi-Fi, in-room tea/coffee and shared laundry and pantry facilities. Some rooms also offer a TV and a safety deposit box. All rooms are serviced daily and all linen and towels are provided.

Pollock Halls is just 1.5 miles from Edinburgh Waverley Rail Station and the historic Old Town, where guests can find the Royal Mile, the hub for many of Edinburgh’s festivals.

In the mornings, an extensive breakfast is offered in the self-service restaurant at John McIntyre Conference Centre. This is just 5 minutes’ walk from the rooms.

Further local amenities include an ATM, a general shop, and a dedicated 24-hour reception centre. The limited free parking is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. The property also offers 18 parking spaces for electric vehicles.


Check In: 14:00 (2:00pm) Onwards (arrivals may be allowed outside this window if your travel plans can't be adjusted however this is subject to availability)

Check Out: 00:00 (12:00am) - 10:30 (10:30am)

Show More

Top facilities

Free WiFi

Breakfast included

Availability

Please select dates to view availability for this location

Reviews

4.4
Based on 403 reviews
Room
4.1
Value
4.4
Food
4.6
Service
4.5
Experience
4.4
★★★★★
306
★★★★
81
★★★
14
★★
1
1
Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

4.8 5 0.5

Great overall experience of staying at Pollock halls Edinburgh university, we found the university great for our stay to go to see shows at the fringe festival at Pleasance which is only a mile away. the other big venue George square about 15 minutes from Pleasance. First time sharing bathroom fa...

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

5.0 5 0.5

This is my second time to stay in The University. It was Great! I actually stayed in John Burnett house instead of Baird House. Lovely room en suite. Everything was spotlessly clean, tea and coffee with kettle.z Easy to check in and out at Reception, with very obliging staff. Breakfast - Te...

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

5.0 5 0.5

The staff in the Reception area was very friendly and extremely helpful.The room was clean and just as described. Breakfast was GREAT —huge selection of well prepared food. I enjoyed popping into the convenience store and I had a good pub meal in the bar. WiFi worked well and I walked to the c...

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

5.0 5 0.5

Very pleased with my whole experience of my stay at Baird House. Reception staff were welcoming and helpful. Breakfasts were a delight and serving staff guided me in the right direction as required. Accommodation was clean and tidy with plenty of space to store my belongings. My thanks to all con...

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

4.8 5 0.5

The staff was wonderful, very helpful. The rooms were clean and comfortable. Walking th the city center was no problem, location very good. We were there with our adult children and it was splendid to have our own rooms, a little quieter for us all... snoring...

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

5.0 5 0.5

Great value for money. Room very comfortable and super to have ensuite. Breakfast was tasty with lots of choice. The staff from booking in to cleaners and serving staff were all outstanding. Thank you.

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

5.0 5 0.5

AWESOME! The staff at the front desk were so helpful! The accommodations were perfect and the breakfast buffet was incredible! I will be back!

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

5.0 5 0.5

Friendly and helpful staff, great breakfast

Pollock Halls, Edinburgh https://www.speedybooker.com/photos/fill.ashx?file=baird-house-6-20150922135103.jpg&w=1000&h=563

4.2 5 0.5

Will definitely be booking again.

View all

Facilities & information

Summary

20th century buildings

Breakfast included

No smoking

Facilities

Free broadband access (wifi)

Shared gardens

Squash court

Children's cots

Children's highchairs

Luggage storage

24 hour security

Linen included

Towels included

Telephone

Food

Restaurant

Cooked breakfast (included)

Bar

Recreations

Recommended walks

Pub (walking distance)

Museums (walking distance)

Historic houses

Gardens

Golf course (a short drive)

Recommended restaurants (walking distance)

Theatre (walking distance)

Arrival information and directions

X

Address: Pollock Halls of Residence, The University of Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Rd, Edinburgh, Midlothian, Scotland, EdinburghEH16 5AY, United Kingdom

How to find the property::

From City Centre: From Princes Street, on the shop side heading East, take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers 14, 30, 33, 86; £1.20 exact change only). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

By Road: From the A720 City of Edinburgh Bypass, take A7 Old Dalkeith Road exit at the Sheriffhall Roundabout towards the City Centre. Continue straight for approximately 3 miles. Just past the Royal Commonwealth Pool at the lights, turn right onto Holyrood Park Road. Pollock Halls is the second turning on the right. Please note, that though parking is available, it is extremely limited and not guaranteed. By Bus: From St. Andrews Bus Station a taxi to Pollock Halls will cost approximately £7 and take 5-10 minutes. Alternatively, proceed to Princes Street and on the shop side heading East take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers 14, 30, 33, 86; £1.20 exact change only). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

By Rail: From Edinburgh's main railway station – Waverley, take a taxi to the Pollock Halls (cost approx. £7, 5-10 minute journey) or proceed to North Bridge and from the first bus stop heading south, take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers: 14, 30, 33, 86). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

By Air: From Edinburgh Airport, for 2 or more passengers, the property recommends a taxi for the 8-mile journey to Pollock Halls (cost approx. £17-20). Alternatively, take the Airport Shuttle Bus to the city terminal on Waverley Bridge (Adult: £5 open return, £3 single). From here take a taxi to the Pollock Halls (cost approx. £7, 5-10 minute journey) or proceed to North Bridge and from the first bus stop heading south, take a bus to the Royal Commonwealth Pool, Dalkeith Road (numbers: 14, 30, 33, 86). From here, Pollock Halls is a short walk down Holyrood Park Road.

This website uses cookies. Click here to read our Privacy Policy.
If that’s okay with you, just keep browsing. CLOSE