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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

Changes and cancellations are free of charge up to 30 days prior arrival. Cancellations and changes after 30 days prior arrival will get charged the full amount of the initial reservation.

Additional Terms and Conditions

All of our rooms come with 3/4 double beds (semi double). Towels can be purchased extra. All of our reservations require credit card information. Damages and extra costs for cleaning work can get charged to the provided card.

Additional Info:

Children under the age of 18 are only allowed to stay if adult supervisors are in the group.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.

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Destiny Student - Brae House

Book more than 8 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.2
  • Wonderful Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Awesome Cleanliness
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Property Description

Destiny Student - Brae House is situated in the heart of Edinburgh's vibrant cultural district, just a few minutes walk away from The Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace and Arthur's Seat as well as Edinburgh University. This purpose built student campus accommodation offers comfortable accommodation for all travellers coming to Edinburgh.

The property has double en-suite rooms with a shared kitchen and living area. There are also private apartments for larger groups or families. Studios with en-suite facilities, and private kitchen and living areas are also available.

All rooms are en-suite with 120cm-wide small double beds and fresh linen access to kitchen facilities and living areas with TV. We also have a cosy common room where you can play pool, watch a movie and meet other guests. Guests can make use of free WiFi access in all areas and we have a handy pay-as-you-go laundry facility as well. Simple and secure key fob entry is in place throughout the building.

Reception is open 24 hours a day so staff are always available if you need to check-in late, or need some recommendations of what to do during your stay in Edinburgh

Things to note:
•All the rooms have a 3/4 double bed (120cm) and an en-suite bathroom.
•All the rooms are housed in apartments of 4-8 rooms. Each of these apartments has a communal kitchen and lounge.
•Full payment is taken at the time of booking to confirm the reservation. In the case of a free cancellation we'll issue a full refund to the card that was charged.
•24 hours reception

Destiny Student - Braehouse Policies and Conditions:
•Cancellation policy: 7 days before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the full amount of your stay.
•Check in from 15:00 to 00:00.
•Check out from 00:00 to 10:00.
•All taxes included.
•24 hour security.
•No food options
•No curfew.
•Non smoking.


General:
•Free WiFi.
•Games room.
•No pets allowed
•We don't allow guests under the age of 18 to stay at the property without parental guardian or adult supervisor. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.4

  • Security 8.5

  • Location 8.7

  • Staff 8.5

  • Atmosphere 8.0

  • Cleanliness 7.6

  • Facilities 7.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Sep 2021
    This basic, affordable self-catering accommodation, within walking distance of the Royal Mile. On-street free parking is available. The room overlooked a road that was quite busy and noisy with the window open. There is also a railway close by that was quite noisy. The room was hot with the window closed. For the price the room and self catering facilities were excellent and I would go there again.
    England, Couple, 41+
  • 10.0

    Superb

    27 Aug 2021
    I just wanna price wise brilliant and staff is excellent staff behave is very nice and friendly located is perfect
    British Indian Ocean Territory, Male, 31-40
  • 9.4

    Superb

    09 Aug 2021
    The rooms are nice, but there’s not amazing ventilation, so bare in mind you may get boiling
    Wales, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    14 Aug 2019
    Lovely rooms about one mile away from the centre of town but the walk up was beautiful and you could vary it too Convenient for going up Arthur’s seat too . Staff friendly , facilities good , bed was a bit hard but ok . Would stay again
    England, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    21 Aug 2021
    Good location for seeing Edinburgh. Good self-catering facilities in the kitchen alongside free milk tea coffee, shampoo, and shower gel as required. Good lock-up key system. easy to get in and out of with good facilities for research in that there is free wifi. No-nonsense rooms at a reasonable price. Not for those wanting luxury but great for crews and staff who are working on short assignments in Edinburgh.
    Scotland, Female, 41+
  • 8.9

    Fabulous

    28 Jun 2021
    Fantastic value for money on a budget and great location to access city close to holyrood palace and Arthur’s seat. Mattresses are very thin but you get what you pay for. The area is quite hilly so not best situated for those who have mobility problems. Staff very friendly and helpful. Had a group of very noisy excitable lads above for few days but staff responded immediately to this when informed. All in all a great stay, thank you destiny student
    Scotland, Female, 41+
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    02 Jul 2021
    The hostel was perfect in terms of location as it’s only a short walk up to town, the rooms are a good size and the staff were all friendly. Our only complaint is that the rooms are unbearably hot, we had to leave to go for a walk at around 4am one night as it was the only way to cool down. They do have fans to hire but had ran out when we asked for one. If the rooms weren’t so hot I would have given this hostel a 10/10 so would still recommend... just take your own fan!
    Wales, Couple, 18-24
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    13 Jul 2021
    Place was nice, clean, and quiet, had place to ourselves which was great, pillows could be better as I found them to thin, but apart from that the place was great, would definitely stay here again and would recommend to anyone who wants to stay in Edinburgh for a few nights
    Scotland, Female, 31-40
  • 6.9

    Good

    08 Aug 2021
    Very, very secure - 24/7 security at the entrance and many doors where fobs are needed for you to access your room. However, the rooms where really really hot and as the windows don’t open very wide, it was quite unpleasant. My room was not clean when I arrived. Dirty shower, hair in the drain and blocked drain. There was a brown mark on my bedsheet. If you’ll be going about Edinburgh a lot and won’t be in your room very much this place is ideal for what you need it for.
    England, Female, 18-24
  • 2.0

    Rating

    04 Jul 2021
    Absolutely TERRIBLE place, do not stay here. Has an awful institutional feeling, smells like a hospital and feels depressing and eerie. Our shower was disgusting and clogged up every time we used it. This is just an example of a big business (uni halls) trying to profit even further during the uni break. No towels were provided or even hand soap! For £50 a night (the rate we were OVER charged on entry) they could have provided basic shampoo and body wash. Spend your money somewhere else!
    England, Female, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cooker
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Microwave
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Towels for hire
Entertainment
  • Games Room
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi


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