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Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First Reviews

Pollock Halls, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, Scotland

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89%

Rating
146 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 84%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 83%Atmosphere
  • 91%Cleanliness
  • 90%Facilities

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71%

noisy doors continuously in the accommodation. They cannot close quietly under any circumstances. some younger cliental are oblivious to other people on campus and showed no consideration at 2.00 am and 3.00am in particular.


94%

A great few days in Edinburgh at Pollock Halls. I had a stunning view of Arthir's seat from my room and this more than made up for the walk to the centre (about 30mins). Staff were fantastic. Breakfasts were really good value and included everything you could wish for. I would definitely recommend and stay here again.

  • 15th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


97%

Perfect for the Book Festival/Fringe, a little walk from the city centre but there are regular buses and the walk alongside Holyrood Park was lovely. Staff were fantastic, very welcoming and helpful with regarding walking Arthurs Seat. Rooms were great for an overnight stop, clean and spacious, breakfasts were great- self service and a good selection of items. Will hopefully be returning to Edinburgh soon and would book again!

  • 15th Aug 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

The breakfast was really good with plenty of alternatives to choose from. This is a great place if you want a single bedroom for a good price. The only drawback is that it takes roughly 30 min to walk to Pollock Halls from the city centre, but apart from that everything was good. Would definitely return to Pollock Halls if going to Edinburgh again.


91%

Everything was great apart from the toilets. This because they were not clean. But i guess that does not depend pn the staff, more what kind of people live in your corridor.

  • 16th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


89%

Staff contact a pleasure as all SO FRIENDLY.

  • 16th Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • New Zealand
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


89%

Pollock Halls was a nice place to stay Nice room with comfortable bed Great breakfast WIFI Worked well Friendly Staff


89%

Everything you need for a short stay plently of toilet and showers facilities. Buses into town just across the road and a short walk to amenites. Found it quite hard to get out of the building, maybe needs more exit signs also the bed was a bit squeeky.

  • 23rd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Scotland
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


100%

Everything was perfect, looking forward to come back again.

  • 19th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Croatia
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


94%

great value for money (the lowest prices for private rooms i found in edinburgh in high season). clean, cosy rooms, tasty breakfast included, will definitely recommend to all future travelers

  • 16th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Poland
  • Female, 41+
  • (1 review)


100%

This was an excellent place to stay. Very friendly staff, excellent location and view, easy to walk to from the station even with a suitcase (about 25 mins), and all you can eat breakfast in the morning.

  • 2nd Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


66%

Regular fares are far too expensive for the youth hostel standard. Breakfast was great




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