Sciennes has 212 single study bedrooms, in flats of 3-6 rooms sharing kitchen and bathroom facilities; a large common room for all residents to use for social and study purposes were added in 2013. Pronounced ‘Sheens’, it lies just on the edge of the Meadows, Edinburgh’s most enjoyed park. It’s a short walk to George Square for those studying in the central area and the shuttle bus to King’s Buildings stops across just the road. The locality can be described as peaceful while thriving at the same time, with a good range of pubs, restaurants and antique shops as well as a multi-purpose arts and cultural venue which occupies the old veterinary school.
Rooms & Prices
Academic Year 2023-24
Places near you
|Location||Walking Distances*||Bus Distances**||Bus Numbers|
|George Square (University Campus)||12 min (1.5 mi)||N/A||N/A|
|Kings Buildings (University Campus)||24 min (1.5 mi)||14 min (1.2 mi)||42, 67|
|Easter Bush (University Campus)||N/A||40 min (6.2 mi)||37, 47 and 67|
|University Gym||24 min (1.5 mi)||N/A||N/A|
|Princes Street (shopping)||26 min (1.3 mi)||24 min (1.3 mi)||29, 37, N37, 41, 42|
|Waverley Train Station||23 min (1.2 mi)||17 min (1.1 mi)||3, 29, 30, 31, 33, 37, N37, X37|
|Edinburgh Castle||24 min (1.2 mi)||N/A||N/A|
|Closest Supermarket (Sainsburys Local)||5 min (0.2 mi)||N/A||N/A|
|Closest Large Supermarket (Sainsburys, Cameron Toll)||24 min (1.1 mi)||13 min (1.3 mi)||3,7,8,29,31,37,47, 49|
*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.