Blackfriars Street Hall
59 Blackfriars Street, Old Town, Edinburgh EH1 1NB, Scotland
Budget accommodation in a prime location is on offer at Blackfriars Street Edinburgh, which provides university style accommodation close to the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle.
Blackfriars Street Hall
Blackfriars Street Edinburgh offers budget accommodation in the heart of the city's Old Town, just minutes from Waverley Station and within walking distance of Parliament House, Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile. If you are staying at Blackfriars Street Edinburgh during the second half of August then you will be able to enjoy the Edinburgh International Festival. The city's population swells from 460,000 to well over a million during this world famous arts festival of drama, dance and music.
Edinburgh Blackfriars Street has seven small flats, each containing two bedrooms and a shared kitchen and shared bathroom. Simply decorated and furnished with the essentials, the flats at Edinburgh Blackfriars Street are suitable for guests who want a prime location at a low price. This hall of residence style accommodation has a desk in each guestroom, perfect for studying, and all the necessary facilities for food preparation in the shared self-catering kitchen to help keep costs down.
Where is Blackfriars Street Hall Located?
Edinburgh is home to a huge array of education establishments, from language schools such as Regent Edinburgh, Hawthorn Edinburgh and Basil Paterson, to colleges such as Edinburgh School of Art. There are also a number of universities in the area, inclduing Heriot-Watt University, Queen Margaret University College, the University of Edinburgh and Napier University.
Waverley, Edinburgh's main station, is the nearest station to Blackfriars Street Edinburgh. You can easily travel to other Scottish cities by rail, or you can visit the North of England from your base in Southern Scotland. Such destinations include Newcastle (1 hour 30 minutes), the large Cumbrian town of Penrith (1 hour 30 minutes) and the ancient city of York (2 hours 30 minutes).
The Royal Mile is just a short stroll from Blackfriars Street Edinburgh, so you will find no shortage of pubs, bars, cafes and restaurants to keep you well-fed and watered. There are also a range of museums and art galleries within easy reach and Edinburgh Castle is within walking distance too. For a fun night out try nearby Cowgate or the Grassmarket.
Please note: due to a smoking ban on all public areas in Scotland, all areas of this accommodation are non-smoking.
Blackfriars Street Hall Facilities
- Desk & Lamp
- Central Heating
- Iron & Board
- Sitting Area
- Wash Basin
- Family Friendly
- Self-Catering Kitchen
- Smoke Detectors
- Shared Bathroom
- Shared Kitchen
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