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Student Castle Edinburgh, Edinburgh

4.5 (19 reviews)

Student Accommodation

Causewayside, Edinburgh, Scotland EH9 1PH

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Property ID: S01425262
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Basic Info

No Service Fee Near bus station Walk to school Gym 24 hours security Bills included Parcels collect Double Occupancy (Extra Fee)

148 Beds

Built in 2017

Block A, B, C

Student Castle Edinburgh is an upmarket student accommodation in Edinburgh, offering a wide range of room types for students to choose from. With a free gym, study rooms, games and entertainment areas for residents to relax, Student Castle Edinburgh is one of the most conveniently located flats close to the Edinburgh KB Campus, with the University of Edinburgh just a 17-minute walk away. With Tesco, the UK supermarket chain, just across the road, this is a great choice of accommodation for students.



Student Castle Edinburgh is a new student flats development in 2017, offering Studio and shared room types. The rooms are equipped with en-suite bathrooms, wardrobes, storage space, desks and more. It is worth noting that the flats are northeast facing with a view of Arthur's Seat Hill and excellent views from the windows. Each room has a simple yet stylish design, with free high-speed Wi-Fi in common areas for students to study and entertain themselves anytime. In addition, kitchens are equipped with spacious refrigerators and large ovens. The in-apartment laundry and gym are open 24 hours a day, and students have free unlimited use of Student Castle Edinburgh's bikes with no additional purchase required. With all-inclusive rent, there's no need to worry about paying fees.


Location and What's Hot? 

Student Castle Edinburgh flats are located in the heart of Edinburgh's city centre, with easy access to bars, cafes, and restaurants. With a Tesco supermarket opposite and a small supermarket, 2 minutes walk away, it's easy to stock up on your daily needs, and Milton Fry and Pataka restaurants are right next doors, making it easy to go out for a meal. In the evening, relax and unwind with a drink at the Old Bell Inn pub. Restaurants, shopping centres, cinemas, and parks surround the flat. Princes Street and the National Museum of Scotland are within walking distance, so you won't have to worry about boredom.



From Student Castle Edinburgh, it is a 17-minute walk to the University of Edinburgh, a 20-minute walk to Edinburgh KB campus, 19 minutes by bus to Edinburgh College of Art, and 17 minutes by bus to Edinburgh Napier University Merchiston Campus. Causewayside bus station is a 3-minute walk away, and you can get to all parts of Edinburgh from there. Edinburgh Waverley train station is also close to the flat, with direct trains to other cities.


Security and Service 

Student Castle Edinburgh flats offer 24-hour security, security staff, and 24-hour surveillance; external visitors must pass through several electronic gates to enter the residence halls. In addition, the building has its own independent facilities maintenance team; any problems with the facilities after you move in can be reported directly to the front desk of the halls of residence; the halls of residence will be the first to make repairs for you.



19 reviews

Amazing facilities · 7
Super-fast internet · 5
Amazing area · 7
Great customer service · 9



28 Mar 2024 18:07

Everything is quite good. If there are any problems, please tell the front desk to help solve them. Said that the two shortcomings are the kitchen firepower is not enough, and the room area is not large.
Everything is quite good. If there are any problems, please tell the front desk to help solve them. Said that the two shortcomings are the kitchen firepower is not enough, and the room area is not large.



22 Jun 2023 22:39

A bit of the feeling of Chinese university dormitory management model
A bit of the feeling of Chinese university dormitory management model
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy


Cancellation Policy (Scotland)
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.
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 licence to occupy, whatever the length of their licence agreement.

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

Wallace Studio Double: Increase of £20 per Week

Stevenson Studio Double: Increase of £20 per Week

Maxwell Studio Double: Increase of £20 per Week

Cawdor Studio Double: Increase of £20 per Week

Bruce Twin Double: Increase of £20 per Week

Student Castle Edinburgh FAQs

How much is the deposit and when is it paid?

A total of £250, of which £150 needs to be paid to the apartment at the booking stage, and another £100 is paid to the apartment together with the rent.

When is the due date for rent payment?

Please enter the Student Portal interface of your apartment, click Booking Status-->Details-->Reprint License Agreement-->Download Copy License Agreement to enter the contract viewing interface, and check that 1ST PAYMENT DAY is the rent payment deadline.

How to pay rent?

For bank remittance, please contact the apartment to obtain the transfer account under the guidance of the consultant, and then complete the corresponding payment in the bank. However, please note that wire transfers can take several business days to arrive, so payment needs to be arranged in advance.

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Student Accommodation in Edinburgh

When is the best time to look for accommodation in Edinburgh, Scotland?

The best time to rent a room in Edinburgh is March to May. Most universities in Edinburgh start in September or October. Still, it is recommended that you start looking for student flats to Let in Edinburgh as early as March to have enough time to secure a place and avoid the rush before the start of term.

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How much do rooms to rent Edinburgh?

The cost of student apartments in Edinburgh depends on your choice:

  1. Studio: £389.10/week
  2. En-suite:£242.49/week
  3. Non En suite: £224.29/week
  4. Shared flat: £383/week
  5. 1B: £1,083.19/week
  6. 2B: £2,194.68/week
  7. 3B: £1,025/week

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How do students find Edinburgh housing?

Finding rental accommodation in Edinburgh can be daunting. That's why I recommend using uhomes, an online platform dedicated to helping students find their perfect home away from home!