Beaverbank is operated by our accommodation partners – Homes for Students.
- Self-catered property
- Shared kitchen/living facilities
- Pay as you go laundry
- Common area with study area and TV
- Cycle storage
- Shuttle bus service available to main University campus check with reception for more information (Limited availability)
- 24 hour staff presence
Beaverbank has 300 modern single study en-suite bedrooms 4, 5 and 6 person cluster flats which have been finished to a high standard.
The area offers some really great opportunities for those starting out on their journey in Edinburgh, with some great places for you and your new flatmates to explore as well as having easy access to your University buildings.
The accommodation is surrounded by great amenities including a Lidl and large Tesco (including a Costa) less than 5 minutes’ walk from your front door.
Beaverbank is serviced by a free shuttle service taking you from your accommodation to and from the University's Central Campus. The accommodation is also well connected by the public bus service. The number 8 bus will take you to University of Edinburgh’s central campus in 20 minutes. A further 20 minutes on the same bus will take you to King’s Buildings and the bus route ends at Edinburgh Royal Infirmary. The number 23 and 27 also service these areas. Student bus passes are readily available via Lothian Buses.
There are a variety of coffee shops, bars and bakeries in the immediate area. A short 10 minute walk will take you to Broughton Street which is lined with bars and restaurants for all budgets. At the top of Broughton Street is the Omni Centre which includes a Vue cinema. Next door to the Omni Centre is the Playhouse Theatre, one of the UK’s largest theatres. A further 10-minute walk will take you to Princes Street, the centre of Edinburgh.
Behind the Playhouse, sits Calton Hill with some absolutely stunning views across the city. A 10-minute walk from your door lies the Royal Botanic Gardens, an oasis of calm with more incredible views across Edinburgh. The Water of Leith is also close by which offers a walk along the river that runs for 22 miles, ending in the Port of Leith.
And, if you fancy buying some local produce, the Stockbridge Market runs every Sunday only 15 minutes’ walk away, a great place for foodies and art lovers.
Rooms & Prices
Academic Year 2023-24
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Places near you
|Location||Walking Distances*||Bus Distances**||Bus Numbers|
|George Square (University Campus)||41 Min (1.6mi)||27 min (1.9mi)||8|
|Kings Buildings (University Campus)||1h 13 min (3.4 mi)||44 min (3.2 mi)||8|
|Easter Bush (University Campus)||N/A||1 hr, 8 min (8 mi)||8, then 15|
|University Gym||36 min (1.6 mi)||24 min (1.6mi)||8|
|Princes Street (shopping)||25 min (1mi)||19 min (1.3 mi)||23, 27|
|Waverley Train Station||25 min (1.1 mi)||18 min (1.1 mi)||8|
|Edinburgh Castle||25 min (1.1mi)||21 min (1.1 mi)||8|
|Closest Supermarket (Tesco, Broughton Street)||5 min (0.3 mi)||N/A||N/A|
*Duration of journeys and distances are approximate and provided by Google Maps.
**Bus services are provided by Lothian buses and are subject to change. Visit their website for more info: http://lothianbuses.com/ The duration of journeys and distances are approximate and provided by Google Maps.