Edinburgh First

Edinburgh First

The University of Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Southside, Edinburgh EH16 5AY, Scotland

Offering budget accommodation for over 1500 guests, Edinburgh First Rooms provides halls of residence accommodation on the campus of Edinburgh University.

Edinburgh First

Edinburgh First Rooms provides accommodation for 1572 guests in eight catered halls of residence. Available during Easter and the summer, Edinburgh First Rooms provide budget accommodation near Holyrood Park within easy reach of the city centre, which is just over a mile away. You will be situated on the University of Edinburgh's campus, a university which prides itself on its distinctively Scottish character combined with an internationalist outlook, thanks to its many international students.

First Rooms Edinburgh offers a range of guestrooms to suit different budgets: you can opt for a private bathroom or save even more cash by sharing bathroom facilities. Most guestrooms have access to a shared kitchen too, which has a microwave, kettle, toaster, iron and ironing board. First Rooms Edinburgh consists of Baird, Ewing, Grant, Holland, Lee, Masson and Turner houses. Taxi ranks are nearby and there is a shop and bar on site. A substantial breakfast is served daily.

Where is Edinburgh First Located?

Edinburgh First is located in City Centre, Edinburgh Regional MapLocal Map

The teaching rooms of the University of Edinburgh will be just a short stroll from your accommodation when you stay at First Rooms Edinburgh. You will also be within easy reach of colleges, such as Edinburgh School of Art, and language schools, inlcuding Edinburgh School of English and Basil Paterson.

Edinburgh's main station, Waverley, is the nearest station to Edinburgh First Rooms, just one mile away. You could combine your study stay in Scotland with a short break in England. Why not visit Durham (1 hour 45 minutes), Manchester (3 hours 30 minutes) or London (4 hours 30 minutes) via the direct rail links.

Edinburgh attracts over 2 million visitors each year and there are attractions for everyone in this historic capital city. You will be able to reach many of the major sights easily from Edinburgh First Rooms, such as Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street and the Royal Mile. There are also plenty of annual festivals, from the International Arts Festival and the Fringe to Film, TV and Science festivals.

Please note: due to a smoking ban on all public areas in Scotland, all areas of this accommodation are non-smoking.

Edinburgh First Facilities

  • Conference Rooms
  • Shower
  • Wash Basin
  • Television Lounge
  • Laundry
  • Concierge
  • Pay-Phones
  • Self-Catering Kitchen

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