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Over 1.5 million student rooms across the US, UK, Ireland, & Australia
The world's largest student housing provider
Trusted by students in 177+ countries
24x7 personalised support, Lowest price guaranteed, No booking fee, Free cancellation
Safe stays and flexible bookings + cancellations with Unilodgers Pandemic Shield. Read more
Student-certified: on Trustpilot

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Student Accommodation in Edinburgh


Browse over 5000+ student accommodation Edinburgh starting at just £99 per week. Offers up to £1500 on Unilodgers, the world's largest student housing provider. No booking fee. Free cancellation. Take a step back in time and explore Gothic landmarks and cobblestone streets, while still enjoying plenty of modern-day student housing Edinburgh too. Find the perfect home away from home close to  Edinburgh College of ArtEdinburgh Napier UniversityThe University of Edinburgh and Queen Margaret University. Our Edinburgh properties include ensuites, studios, shared rooms, and apartments in buildings that offer amenities students love. No matter which neighbourhood you choose, Edinburgh is walkable and has great 24/7 public transport. With a variety of busses, trams, and taxis, you’ll never have trouble getting around town or to and from campus. You’ll never be too far from great restaurants, pubs, clubs, parks, and the Scottish seaside either! 

Heading to Edinburgh for university? All of our student accommodation Edinburgh is affordable, convenient, and comfortable. Our properties offer a unique upscale take on student living with a variety of partially and fully furnished housing options and floorplans including:

  • Shared rooms: Students share a bathroom, kitchen, and common space

  • Private rooms: Offer a personal study space and shared common kitchen and living room

  • Studio flats: Offer complete privacy with a sleeping area, study space, bathroom, and kitchen

  • Entire flats: Offer a bedroom, study space, ensuite bathroom, and wardrobe

When you’re not busy at school or exploring town, enjoy amenities like screening rooms for movie, marathon weekends, lounges, study rooms, on-site laundry services, maintenance teams, and much more. And to take the headache out of paying separate bills each month, most flats include electricity, heating, Wifi, gas, and water in your monthly rent. Ready to take the next step and book your student housing in Edinburgh? Then seal the deal and claim your flat before it’s too late! 

Ready to book student accommodation Edinburgh? Here’s why booking with Unilodgers is the smart way to do it.

  • No ifs, no bots: Our Personal Student Advisors are real people, available 24x7 to guide you through anything.

  • Save for a rainy day: With ‘lowest price promise’ and the best deals on every property, we master the art of bargaining.

  • Easy to look, easy to book: Our simple online interface takes all the fuss out of finding and booking your student housing.

  • No secrets. We promise: You pay the rent, the whole rent, and nothing but the rent - we don't do commissions, booking fees, or hidden charges.

  • There’s one for everyone: In pants and in student housing, "one size fits all" never works. We offer you a variety of options such as choosing an entire place, a shared apartment, or a private room - whatever suits your needs.

  • We ❤ students: We ensure that all properties listed with us are comfortable, welcoming, and suitable for a student’s lifestyle.

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About Edinburgh

Best known for its incredible historic architecture and as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Edinburgh has been the capital city of Scotland since the 15th century. When you’re not studying, you’ll love the endless activities and sights Edinburgh has to offer. 
The roof terrace at the National Museum of Scotland is a must-visit. Trek up to Arthur’s Seat or climb the stairs at the Scott Monument to test your endurance. 

The Meadows are great for some green-time and close to student apartments, so it can be your regular place for an evening stroll. As for food, brunch and breakfast lovers need to try The King’s Wark, cat lovers will adore the Cat Café, and fans of indie music will enjoy hanging out at Sneaky Petes. Ski all year round at the Midlothian Artificial Ski Slopes and enjoy a little golf at the Bruntsfield Links Golf Course. 
And finally, here’s a pro tip to part with: when you’re hunting for student accommodation in Edinburgh, don’t just look for something that’s close to uni. You’ll spend a lot of time off-campus too (we hope!). Just be sure there are some nice dine-in, takeaway, party and entertainment options around you, wherever you may live!

Frequently Asked Questions

What’s the average rent for student accommodation in Edinburgh?

On average, student accommodation Edinburgh rent for about £150 a week. With Unilodgers, you can find options starting at just £99 a week. 

How can I find affordable student accommodation in Edinburgh?

To find student homes that have everything you want and fit your budget, you can use Unilodgers’ search filters. You can choose the type of apartment, the location, as well as the maximum rent. 

What are some of the most popular neighbourhoods for students in Edinburgh?

Edinburgh has many elegant, charming neighbourhoods that are close to its many college campuses, as well as fun to live in. Students especially like Calton Road, Fountainbridge, Hillside Crescent and Granton where you can find a variety of comfortable and affordable apartments for rent in Edinburgh.

What are the different types of student accommodations available in Edinburgh?

Homes for rent in Edinburgh offer a wide range of options. You can choose shared or private rooms where you will share common spaces such as kitchens, bathrooms, and living rooms. Alternatively, if you prefer more privacy, you can opt for a studio flat. You can also find many apartments that you can share with friends. 

Does Unilodgers have short-term stays in Edinburgh?

Yes, some of the student residence Edinburgh on Unilodgers do offer short-term stays. You can filter these accommodations using the Tenancy Duration filter and find what you’re looking for.

Does Unilodgers have any offers on accommodation in Edinburgh?

Yes, we have a lot of great value deals and bonus add-ons available with our homes for students Edinburgh. For details, you can visit the property page and look at the offers listed. 

What’s the best mode of transportation in Edinburgh?

No matter which neighbourhood you choose, Edinburgh is walkable and has great 24/7 public transport. With a variety of buses, trams, and taxis you have will always have a smooth way of getting around the city.

What anti-COVID measures are in place at student accommodations in Edinburgh?

Many of our university housing Edinburgh properties are covered under Unilodgers’ Pandemic Shield, which  protects you from any COVID-related uncertainties. The features of Pandemic Shield include deep cleaning, social distancing markers, temperature checks, staff PPE kits, and more. For accurate details on what Pandemic Shield facilities are offered at a particular property, you can refer to the property page. Alternatively, you can use the Pandemic Shield filter options or shortlist properties that offer the facilities you are looking for. 

Do these accommodations provide WiFi to all residents?

Many of our uni accommodation Edinburgh offer WiFi at no extra cost, or include it in the rent. For details, you can check the property pages.

Are these accommodations secure?

Our properties ensure your security with features like CCTV and secure door entry. Many of our student apartments Edinburgh also have on-site staff to keep you safe. You can find specific details about security features on individual property pages.

What all is included in the rent?

Many accommodation for rent in Edinburgh include utilities such as electricity, water, and gas in the rent, while some also offer WiFi and insurance at no extra cost. However, for specific rent inclusions, please refer to the property pages.  

Why should you book your student housing with us?

Finding and booking your student home can be overwhelming, and we are committed to making it safe and easy. That is why over 5 million students from over 177 countries trust us each year to find a place suitable to their needs!

Lowest price & best deals, guaranteed!

Get the lowest prices, plus Unilodgers exclusive offers that guarantee a sweet deal on every booking

Flexible is fun

Changed your mind? We don’t mind. Cancel or modify your booking easily and for free.

Smart and easy

Our online interface makes it easy for you to safely and easily browse, book, and pay online for the spaces that make you go, with just a few clicks 😍.

Real people, real time

Our easy system lets you do everything on your own. However, if you need any help, our Personal Student Advisors (who are real people, not bots!) are there to help you. From the day you start looking, until the day you move out, we offer 24x7 support.

The rent, the whole rent, and nothing but the rent.

No service charges or hidden fees - the rent is all you pay.

All. The. Choices.

With over 1.5 million student rooms, we have something to suit every preference. Studios, private rooms, shared apartments, shared rooms - we’ve got them all.

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