Pollock Halls offers affordable campus accommodation in Edinburgh City whether you’re an independent traveller or looking to accommodate large numbers of conference delegates or groups.

Located at the foot of the royal Holyrood Park and Arthur’s Seat, the Pollock Halls campus offers bed and breakfast accommodation during the University of Edinburgh’s summer vacation.

Each room on the campus features a telephone, free Wi-Fi, in-room tea/coffee and shared laundry and pantry facilities. Some rooms also offer a TV and a safety deposit box. All rooms are serviced daily and all linen and towels are provided.

In the mornings, an extensive breakfast is offered in the self-service restaurant at John McIntyre Conference Centre. We can also offer additional meal options such as lunch and dinner. This is just 5 minutes’ walk from the rooms. Further local amenities include an ATM, a general shop, and a dedicated 24-hour reception centre. The limited free parking is available on a first come, first served basis only.

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SPECIAL OFFER: Rooms at Pollock halls during June and July 2018 are available to book online from £35 per room, per night.

Travelling with a group? We also have a large range of centrally located self-catered flats available to suit all budgets. Find out more here

Suitable for...
  • Residential conferences
  • Large groups
  • Leisure travellers
  • Budget breaks
  • Short breaks
  • Edinburgh festival accommodation
Chancellor’s Court

Chancellor’s Court offers 524 modern rooms in the centre of the campus. Each single, double and twin en-suite rooms have a Freeview TV, telephone, free wireless internet access, tea/coffee-making facilities and laundry facilities. Chancellor’s Court is a popular choice among conference-goers.

Squash court hire available (call or ask at reception for charges)


John Burnett House

The latest addition to Pollock Halls. Each of the 74 deluxe single bedrooms and 28 deluxe twin bedrooms has a Freeview TV, telephone, free wireless internet access, safety deposit box, tea/coffee-making facilities and laundry facilities.

Squash court hire available (call or ask at reception for charges)

Baird, Ewing, Grant, Lee, Turner and Holland Houses

Very reasonable rates are available for our simple single rooms with shared bathroom facilities, making them an excellent choice if you have a strict conference budget or need to accommodate a large number of guests. In total, 800 single rooms are available across the five houses.

The two-storey Holland House offers 330 single bedrooms, all of which have en-suite facilities. Please let us know when making your booking if any of your guests require disabled access, as Holland House has no lift.

Each has a telephone, free cabled internet access and tea/coffee-making facilities.

Squash court hire available (call or ask at reception for charges)

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