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The Bridge House, Edinburgh

4.0 (1 review)

Student Accommodation

123 Fountainbridge, Edinburgh, Scotland EH3 9QG

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Property ID: S00689407
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Basic Info

No Service Fee 24 hours security Renovated Bills included Parcels collect Short lease

319 Beds

Built in 2003

Block 16, A, B, C, D

The Bridge House is a cosy student accommodation in Edinburgh. The Bridge House opened for bookings in 2003, and all rooms are non-ensuite. The flats offer communal space for students, such as study areas, storage space, bike storage, laundry and more. The apartments are located in the Fountainbridge area of Edinburgh, relatively close to the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh College of Art and Moray House School of Education. The Bridge House student accommodation is close to a bus stop, making it easy to get around.

 

Features

The Bridge House student accommodation provides en-suite rooms only, with one bathroom and one washing room per suite. The rooms are fully equipped with desks, chairs, bedside tables, bookcases, wardrobes, etc. The rooms have plenty of storage space. The kitchen has a refrigerator, oven, microwave, cooker, etc.

 

The Bridge House apartments have full WiFi coverage and ample storage space, which enhance the students' living experience. The flats also provide printing services for students' study; there are common areas for games, study, movies, etc., which provide excellent places for students to socialise, relax and study. The common areas are cleaned regularly by the cleaning staff.

 

Location and What's Hot?

The Bridge House  student accommodation is within easy reach of the city centre with many restaurants, supermarkets, pharmacies, shops and pubs. The nearest supermarket, Tesco, is a 1-minute walk away. Sainsbury's Local is also only a 4-minute walk away. The hostel is also a 10-minute walk to Princes Street, which is full of shops with almost every brand name, as well as famous tourist attractions such as St Giles Cathedral, Princes Street Gardens and the Scotts Monument. There are also countless Scottish pubs and restaurants along the route where you can enjoy the most authentic Scottish food, such as Haggis.

 

Transport

The Bridge House is a 15-minute walk from the University of Edinburgh's GS campus, a 23-minute bus ride from the University of Edinburgh's KB campus, a 25-minute bus ride from the Heriot Watt University, and there are several bus stops around the flat, making it easy to get around daily. Haymarket train station is only a 12-minute walk from the residence halls, making it easy to get to other cities in the UK.

 

Security & Services

The Bridge House student accommodation offers 24/7 security service, with a 24-hour electronic door entry system and video surveillance system to ensure the safety of the students. Visitors are required to pass through multiple electronic gates to gain access to the flats.

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4.0

1 review

WANG**

4.0

13 May 2023 02:58

It's quite good, except that there is some noise on the street, the sound insulation effect needs to be improved, and the kitchen hygiene situation needs to be handled independently, they are all very good, the surrounding infrastructure is complete, and life is also very convenient.
It's quite good, except that there is some noise on the street, the sound insulation effect needs to be improved, and the kitchen hygiene situation needs to be handled independently, they are all very good, the surrounding infrastructure is complete, and life is also very convenient.
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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.

Pets Policy

No Pet

Double Occupancy Policy

Double occupancy rooms:

No double occupancy rooms.

The Bridge House 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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