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The Old Printworks, Edinburgh

4.8 (5 reviews)

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Bernard Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland EH8 9NX

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Basic Info

Gym Bills included

235 Beds

Built in 2017

Block A, B

The Old Printworks is a popular student accommodation situated in Edinburgh between Meadows and Holyrood Park, just 10 minutes from the University of Edinburgh. Conveniently located near Edinburgh's main bus station and a 15-minute bus ride to the University of Edinburgh's KB Campus, The Old Printworks is close to the famous Arthur's Seat. With panoramic views of Edinburgh from the top of the hill, which is easy to climb and a must for tourists, students can unwind in the beautiful scenery at their leisure.

 

Features

The Old Printworks offers a total of 237 rooms for students, with En-suite and Studio rooms available, all with private bathrooms, desks and storage space. All fees are included in the rent, and the communal areas of The Old Printworks student residences offer a gym, cinema, lounge and study areas for students to enjoy after school. There is also a free recreation room and communal areas, as well as a communal laundry to meet all students' basic needs. The rooms are fully WiFi-covered and have ample storage space. The rent includes all utilities such as water, electricity, gas, and property insurance.

 

Location and What's Hot?

The Old Printworks flats are located in the heart of Edinburgh's city centre, with a full range of nearby amenities, whether restaurants, shops, cafes, and bars. The famous Holyrood Park, with its Arthur's Seat, is just a 4-minute walk away, where students can walk, jog, climb and more. The Royal Mile is a 16-minute walk to the bustling city centre, with supermarkets, shopping malls, restaurants and pubs, cinemas, attractions and theatres to satisfy your daily entertainment needs: restaurants and many other Scottish specialities.

 

Transport 

The Old Printworks flats are ideally located for the city centre and the University of Edinburgh. Edinburgh Moray House School of Education is a 15-minute walk, and the Edinburgh College of Art is a 19-minute walk. The University of Edinburgh KB campus is 15 minutes by public transport, and Heriot-Watt University is 44 minutes by bus. The flat is conveniently located within a 1-minute walk of Kings Hall and Queens Hall bus stops, and several bus routes are close to the flat. Edinburgh train station is about 18 minutes away; from here, you can travel to other famous cities in the UK.

 

Security and Service

The Old Printworks flats are electronically gated and have CCTV video surveillance. The flat team is online 24 hours a day and is always on hand to help students with any questions. The flats are also covered by a super-fast internet connection, which students can use for free.

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4.8

5 reviews

Amazing area · 4
Amazing facilities · 3
Super-fast internet · 2
Great customer service · 2

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5.0

15 Aug 2022 15:51

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OPW Eternal God All Aibo students deserve it!

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5.0

06 Jun 2022 09:31

great! ! The reception has a very good attitude and the location is also good. Downstairs is the sainsbury
great! ! The reception has a very good attitude and the location is also good. Downstairs is the sainsbury
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House Rules

Cancellation Policy

No Visa No Pay

No Visa No Pay (NVNP)
a.If the student who has completed their booking has their visa application rejected, the student can provide evidence of the refusal and the booking will get cancelled with no liability.
b.For the evidence at 7(a) above to be valid it must:
i.be submitted within 7 days of the student receiving it;
ii.include the student's name and the date at which it was received;
iii.be received prior to 31 August of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in August or September;
iv.be received prior to 15 January of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in December or January.
c.Students can only cancel under 7(a) above, and under the NVNP policy, if they have applied for a visa and can evidence this. Students who haven't got a visa because they haven't applied for one are not eligible for the NVNP cancellation policy.

No Place No Pay

No Place No Pay (NPNP)
a.If the student who has completed their booking for a room is not accepted at a university in the city where they have booked a room with us, the student is able to cancel their room outside of the cooling-off period without the need for a replacement tenant provided they are able to provide evidence that they have not met the requirements for their offer or have been rejected by the university for some other reason.
b.For the evidence at 6(a) above to be valid it must:
i.be submitted within 7 days of the student receiving it;
ii.include the student's name and the date at which it was received;
iii.be received prior to 31 August of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in August or September;
iv.be received prior to 15 January of the Academic Year for those with tenancies starting in December or January.
c.We reserve the right to check with the university if the evidence is genuine or fake. Providing fake / photoshopped documents is forgery and is an offense punishable by law in the UK.

Refund Guarantees Time Limit

3 days to accept the offer+ 7 days cooling-off period
Once a booking is processed, the student has 3 days to accept the offer. It means for the student and the guarantor to accept the contract and pay the £250 advance rent payment. (For bookings in England only. No Advance Rent Payment is required for bookings in Scotland).

Once these steps are done, the booking is completed.
If one of the step is not completed within these 3 days, the offer will expire.
If the student still wants a room, we can re-process a booking, but we cannot guarantee that the same room or the same price will be available.
Once the booking is completed, the student has another 7 days to change their mind and cancel their booking without any reasons. This is called the cooling-off period.

Details

Making a Booking
Once a booking is processed, the student has 3 days to accept the offer. It means for the student and the guarantor to accept the contract and pay the £250 advance rent payment. (For bookings in England only. No Advance Rent Payment is required for bookings in Scotland).
Once these steps are done, the booking is completed.
If one of the step is not completed within these 3 days, the offer will expire.
If the student still wants a room, we can re-process a booking, but we cannot guarantee that the same room or the same price will be available.
International cancellation provisions
These additional cancellation provisions apply for any individual making a booking outside of the United Kingdom.
1.Cooling Off Period – the provisions for the Cooling Off Period set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply;
2.After the Cooling Off Period - Once the Cooling Off Period has expired the Tenant remains liable for the rent for the whole length of the tenancy unless they want to cancel with one of these 3 conditions:
-No Place No Pay: the provisions for No Place No Pay set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply, save that this option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
-No Visa No Pay:if the student doesn’t get their visa to come and study in the UK, the student must send us the visa application rejection letter within 7 days of receiving it. On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any deposit or advance rent paid in full. This option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
-No ATAS certificate, No Pay: Some international students coming to the UK to study in very specific fields need to apply for an ATAS certificate. (Academic Technology Approval Scheme). If a student’s ATAS certificate application is rejected the student must send us the ATAS certificate application rejection letter within 7 days of receiving it. On receipt of the required documentation, it will be verified and, provided we are satisfied, we will cancel your Tenancy Agreement and refund any deposit or advance rent paid in full. This option shall not be available after the 31st August in the year the Tenancy Start Date is due to occur.
The cancellation requests along with the proof documents must be sent by the student, from the email address they have registered their account with Unite Students and must be sent to internationalcancellations@unitestudents.com.
If an agent is involved the evidence must be sent to the agent and then forwarded on to internationalcancellations@unitestudents.com.
3. Replacement Tenants - the provisions for the Cooling Off Period set out in the main Cancellation Policy shall apply. Please note the point that Unite Students is under no obligation to enter into a Tenancy Agreement with any replacement Tenant that is suggested under this provision.
Passed the 31st August, the No Place No Pay and No Visa No Pay do not apply.
The student remains liable for the rent unless they find a replacement Tenant.

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

The Old Printworks FAQs

What is Internal “Health checks” for hot cities’ bookings?

Students will be asked to provide their university offer or a screenshot of the university portal showing their name and enough information to confirm the student has completed the application process.↵↵For a small sample of students, Supplier might check with their university partners if they can confirm the offers and information are genuine.↵↵If the student doesn’t reply to any of the 3 attempts, Supplier will have a red flat to this booking.↵↵If Supplier still cannot get any contact from the student, Supplier will cancel the booking.

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When is the due date for rent payment?

Please log in to the Account of Unite Students, enter the Booking page, and click on the Tenancy agreement file. In the YOUR PAYMENT SCHEDULE BREAKDOWN part of the document, you can find the deadline for paying rent and the corresponding rent amount. [DATE] is the rent payment deadline (the format is day/month/year) [AMOUNT] is the amount of rent that needs to be paid

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When I make a reservation, is the advance rent paid a deposit? How to refund?

Advance Rent is prepaid rent, used as a deposit. After you successfully check in, Advance rent will be deducted from your rent and will not be refunded.

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