Yugo Arran House, Edinburgh

Drysdale Rd, Edinburgh, EH11 1FA, United Kingdom
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1.6 mi from City Center
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Edinburgh Napier University | 0.7 mi
Edinburgh College of Art | 0.8 mi
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About the Property

Located at 5 Drysdale Rd, Edinburgh EH11 1FA, UK, Arran House Edinburgh stands out as a prominent student accommodation hub in the vibrant city of Edinburgh. Arran House boasts a variety of room types, including Standard Ensuite, Classic Ensuite, Classic Studio, Deluxe En Suite, Premium En Suite, Premium Studio, Standard Studio, and 1 Bed Flat, each fully furnished to ensure a comfortable stay. Edinburgh is proud to be home to many renowned universities that nurture the spirit of tomorrow's leaders. The accommodations are situated at a convenient distance from notable educational institutions such as Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Theological Seminary, University of Edinburgh, Holyrood Campus, Royal Botanic Garden, Telford College, and many other famous universities.

Choosing Arran House Edinburgh student accommodation places students in the heart of the city, renowned for its rich historical attractions and reputation as an educational nexus. Home to a diverse student population, the city ranks high for academic excellence and cultural richness. Edinburgh's storied past is reflected in its stunning architecture and historic sites, like Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, both of which are a stone's throw away from the Yugo Arran House, Edinburgh student accommodation. Explore the city's social life during student holidays at the famous Grassmarket, a large square filled with quirky bars, colourful shops and street performers. On top of that, transport and travelling are very convenient tasks for student accommodation in Edinburgh because of the city's well-connected transportation system. In Edinburgh, students are not just there to study. They are also active participants in a thriving intellectual community that values curiosity and innovation. By securing student accommodation in Edinburgh, students can embrace the opportunity to study in this enchanting city, where education transcends the classroom, and each corner tells a story waiting to be discovered.

Features

Suppose comfort and convenience are at the top of your list. In that case, Yugo Arran House Edinburgh student accommodation offers a range of amenities that cater to the needs of modern student life. Ideally situated in Edinburgh, Arran House provides residents with both a sanctuary and a vibrant social hub.

Starting with the room amenities, students can choose from various options, including Standard Ensuite, Classic Ensuite, and studio variants like Classic Studio, Deluxe En Suite, and Premium Studio, to name a few. Each room type is fully furnished with beds, desks, and ample storage facilities, ensuring a comfortable and private living space. Importantly, private bathrooms add that extra touch of convenience and personal space.

Yugo Arran Edinburgh's common amenities are designed to facilitate a well-rounded student experience. Arran House boasts a lively common room, perfect for mingling with fellow residents, while the gaming room, study area and meeting room strike the right balance between fun and academia. The communal kitchen is a modern touch for cooking enthusiasts, and the courtyard provides a refreshing outdoor retreat. Bike storage is available for those with vehicles, and the added convenience of post & parcel services ensures residents never miss a delivery. Social butterflies will enjoy the well-being events in the communal spaces designed to foster community spirit within Yugo Arran House.

Adding to the convenience is the high-speed Wi-fi connection throughout the premises, making it simple for students to stay connected with friends and family or catch up on studies. Yugo Arran House also provides safety and security with 24-hour support, on-site maintenance, key access, CCTV, and contents insurance.

Location and What's Hot?

Living at Yugo Arran House, Edinburgh, means embracing a life surrounded by convenience and culture. This exceptional student accommodation in Edinburgh is right among a variety of dining, shopping, and entertainment options. There are many universities near this student accommodation in Edinburgh, like Heriot-Watt University, King’s Building Campuses, Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh College's Milton Road, Midlothian, Grants, and Sighthill Campus. Students can indulge in culinary delights like Xiangbala Hotpot, Pizzeria 1926 and Locanda de Gusti, offering the perfect respite from a busy day of studies. For cosy café vibes and a caffeine fix, Kafe Kweer and Café Florentin are just outside your door. When it comes to shopping for essentials or a little retail therapy, supermarkets like Sainsbury's Local are readily accessible. At the same time, a stroll through the vibrant Lidl provides a unique shopping experience. Health and wellness are taken care of with close-by medical facilities such as Nuffield Health Edinburgh Hospital. Green spaces are an integral part of Edinburgh’s charm, and students at Yugo Arran House Edinburgh student accommodation can take advantage of picturesque retreats such as The Meadows and Holyrood Park.

After a day packed with lectures and libraries, unwind at local spots that set Edinburgh's nightlife alight, including The Caley Sample Room, Dine Murrayfield and Athletic Arms. For cultural pursuits, explore historic sites and cultural hotspots such as Edinburgh Castle and the National Museum of Scotland. Tapping into the city's rich academic and cultural scene is a breeze from Yugo Arran House Edinburgh student accommodation. This buzzing neighbourhood is teeming with the city's youthful spirit, making it more than just a place to stay – it's a place to live your best student life. With everything you could need and more just around the corner, Yugo Arran House Edinburgh student accommodation is the ideal location to call home during your educational journey.

Commute

Students residing at Arran House have a variety of travel options, ensuring a seamless commute to various parts of the city. Conveniently located public transport facilities cater to the needs of students, encouraging a stress-free living experience. Key transport hubs such as Haymarket Station, with its extensive train services, and the Haymarket Tram, connecting you to the city centre and beyond, are accessible within the area. Numerous bus routes operational from stops like Morrison Crescent and Gilmore Park provide reliable and frequent services. This splendid student accommodation in Edinburgh maintains excellent connectivity, making it an ideal choice for students seeking both convenience and comfort while studying in Edinburgh.

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Frequently Asked Questions

How long does a viewing take?

It usually takes between 15 and 30 minutes to tour their student accommodation in person, however, they also offer virtual viewings too!

Can I choose who my flatmates are?

You can choose to live with your friends by selecting the same flat number when you book with us. Please note, this is subject to availability, so it’s best to book early to avoid disappointment!

Do you provide female only accommodation?

Yes, if you prefer to have a single gender flat just speak to their residence support team when you book with us. This is subject to demand and flat availability so they’d recommend getting in touch as early as you can.

What is a guarantor and why do I need one?

A guarantor is someone who agrees to pay your rent if you’re unable to, for example one of your parents or a close relative. If you’re unable to meet rent payments please speak to your support team, they’ll only contact your guarantor to pay rent as a last resort if you cannot meet the agreement of your tenancy.

What do I do if I’m an international student and don’t have a guarantor?

If you’re an international student and would like to pay your rent in instalments, you’ll need a UK based guarantor. If this isn’t possible, you can still book a room, but you’ll have to pay your rent in an upfront annual sum instead.

Do I need to be a full-time student to book a room?

They can only accept full-time students. Get in touch with us if you have any questions.

Is there an age limit for booking with property?

To live with us whilst studying at University, you will need to be 18 or older.

Can I personalise my room?

As long as you are able to return it to its original state on check-out or you will be recharged for any damages. Check out their blog for ideas of how you can personalise your room without nails, glue or leaving marks on the wall.

Where can I smoke?

They don’t allow smoking inside your residence, but you’re free to smoke outside.

Can I keep a fridge in my room?

Additional fridges are only allowed in your room if they are for the purpose of storing prescribed medication.

Can I bring a pet?

They love fluffy animals but they do not allow tenants to bring pets into the building.

Are there spare rooms for visitors to stay in?

No, unfortunately, their residences are filled to the brim with fun-loving students every year.

Are there any social events for residents?

They host socials all year round for you and your flatmates to enjoy; from spiritual and cultural get-togethers, to fitness events and much more.

If I don’t get on with my new flatmates can I change rooms?

They want to make sure that you love your experience living with us, so if you find you’re not getting on with your new flatmates it may be possible to change rooms subject to availability. Get in touch with your resident team for more information.

What happens if something in my flat breaks or doesn’t work?

Their friendly maintenance team is always on hand if something in your flat breaks or doesn’t work. Just fill in a maintenance request form and hand it into reception.

Can I have friends or family to stay?

Of course, as long as you are in the flat whilst they visit. They recommend friends and family only stay a maximum of 2 or 3 nights and that you let your flatmates know before they arrive.

Are the social spaces always open?

You can book out some of the social spaces on offer in their accommodation, but most of their common areas are open 24 hours a day unless alternative opening hours are advertised.

Is wifi included?

Yes, they have an average speed of 100MB broadband and Wi-Fi as standard in all rooms, which can connect up to 10 devices, and it’s also available in their social spaces and communal areas.

What appliances are included in your flat when you arrive?

The appliances included in your flat depend on the type of room or residence you book with. Check out their residence pages for more information or get in touch with their residence team.

Where do I do my washing?

They have on-site laundry facilities for you to use whenever you need during your stay.

What equipment is in the gym?

The residences that include a gym on site have free weights and/or weight training equipment, cardiovascular equipment and yoga mats. Some of their properties also have fitness suites with more specialised equipment or dance/yoga studios!

Can I have parcels delivered to my building?

Their reception team is always on hand to accept your parcels and signed-for items so you never miss a delivery. They’ll also send you an email reminder when your package is ready for collection.

Do we get a cleaner?

Some of their student properties offer weekly or bi-weekly kitchen & living area cleaners, but in others you’re expected to maintain your shared spaces and rooms yourself. All of their communal areas are cleaned regularly.

How secure is the bike storage?

Most of their bike storage is inside their secure properties, so only residents can gain access. However, in some residences their bike storage is outside on campus and where possible away from the main streets. In all cases, they recommend using a secure bike lock for extra security.

Is there parking for students on site?

Some of their residences have parking on site for you to use during your stay with us. Check their residence pages or get in touch for more information.

Can I move in before my contract starts?

In many cases, they can allow people to move in early at a daily rate, but you will need to contact the residence team to check.

What documents do I need to check in?

When you check in they’ll need to see a copy of your ID, and also recommend bringing a printed copy of your tenancy agreement with your signed guarantor forms.

What time can I arrive the day I move in?

Some of their residences will let you to move in at any time on set days, whereas others will give you a time slot. They’ll be in touch closer to your move-in date to give you more information!

Where can I park when I’m unpacking?

When your move-in date approaches, they’ll be in touch to advise where you can park nearby to unload your belongings.

Is it okay to arrive out of hours on the day I move in?

If you need to arrive out-of-hours please let your residence support team know with as much notice as possible to make sure they’re available to help.

How do I pay rent?

You can pay your rent instalments through their student portal. If you need help with getting your login details, or if you’re having trouble logging on, get in touch with your residence team.

How many instalments can I pay my rent in?

If you’re a domestic student or international student with a UK based guarantor, you can pay your rent in 3 or 4 instalments. Alternatively, you can pay your annual rent in an upfront sum. In special circumstances, get in touch with your residence support team to talk about what other options are possible.

Can I pay rent by bank transfer?

They ask students to pay their rent through their booking portal as it is safer and more efficient, but in some instances you may be able to pay by bank transfer provided you have spoken to your residence support team first.

Are there any extra bills I have to pay?

Water, gas and electricity are all included in your rent, so there’s no need to worry about paying utility bills on time.

Do I have to pay council tax?

No - full time students don’t need to pay council tax, so there’s no need to worry about extra costs.

Can I sublet my room for the summer?

No - unfortunately, they do not allow students to sublet their rooms throughout their contract with us.

Can I move out early?

Yes - Provided you find a replacement tenant for your room, then you can get in touch with your residence support team to discuss the details.

Is there always a member of staff available on site?

They aim to have staff available 24 hours a day, so if you ever have a request, a member of their resident team can help you day or night.

How safe is the accommodation?

Most of the entrances to their accommodation buildings are access controlled as well as monitored by CCTV 24 hours a day, and all flat doors are all key controlled. They also aim to always have resident teams on site should you ever need extra support.

Is contents insurance included?

Yes, contents insurance is included in your tenancy agreement, so your belongings are protected throughout your stay with us. You will receive more information about this when you check-in.

Is the building regularly inspected for fire safety?

The safety of their students is very important to us. They have fire alarm tests and inspections on fire safety practices regularly across all of their residences.

What payment options are available for international students?

If you have a UK based guarantor you can pay your rent by instalments. Alternatively, you can pay your annual rent upfront in a lump sum.

Can I stay over the summer holidays?

Some of their student residences offer summer lets as well as tenancy extensions, but this is subject to availability. For more information, get in touch with your residence team or find out more here.

What do I do if I’ve booked a room, but can’t get a visa?

Please get in touch with your resident support team and they can cancel or postpone your tenancy depending on what works best for you.

Do I need to bring my own bedding?

Yes - they don’t provide any bed linen in their flats as they find students like to personalise their rooms. Check out their blog for room tips and ideas.

Can I be picked up from the airport?

Unfortunately they don’t offer airport pick up services for international students, you’ll need to make your own travel arrangements to and from the property.
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Edinburgh Student Accommodation

Finding suitable student accommodation in Edinburgh can be a challenge, especially for those new to the city. Fortunately, amber simplifies this task, providing plenty of student accommodation Edinburgh options. Deciding to reside off-campus comes with several advantages over on-campus living, such as increased independence, more diverse options, and often a closer immersion into the local Edinburgh culture. Amber offers a range of room types in convenient locations across Edinburgh, ensuring that whether you're studying at the Edinburgh College of Art, Edinburgh Napier University,University of Edinburgh, Heriot-Watt University or any other prestigious institution in the city, there's a comfortable and convenient place for you.

The choicest student accommodation Edinburgh options boast a range of amenities designed to suit students' needs, such as high-speed internet, communal study spaces, and often fitness centres, all designed to support both academic success and a balanced lifestyle. Among the best options for student accommodation are Westfield, Silk Mill, Scotland Nest Straits Meadow Edinburgh, and many more. When considering where to live during your university days, student accommodation in Edinburgh Scotland exemplifies convenience and comfort for a memorable university experience.

About Edinburgh

Edinburgh, Scotland's capital, brims with a historical aura that dates back centuries, striking architecture, and a cultural vibrancy that makes it an attractive destination for students worldwide. Edinburgh hosts more than 50,000 students each year in some of the top universities in the World, located in the city. Known for its Edinburgh Festival, the city is a hive of creativity, hosting a range of artistic performances each year. The enchanting cobblestone streets echo stories from its rich past, and the majestic Edinburgh Castle overlooks the city, serving as a constant reminder of its deep-rooted heritage.

The city's academic scene is bolstered by top-tier institutions, including the Edinburgh College of Art, the University of Edinburgh (King’s Building Campus), and Edinburgh College (Granton Campus), establishing Edinburgh as a global hub for higher education. Whether it's proximity to campuses or the need for a spot to relish the local arts and gastronomic landscape, the demand for student accommodation in Edinburgh is high among scholars.

Localities such as Edinburgh Waverley, Edinburgh City Centre Newington, Potterrow, and Holyrood have become popular among students for their proximity to universities and the many Edinburgh student housing options. Each area brings something different to the table, from Marchmont's tranquil parks suitable for study sessions in the sun to Old Town's historic allure. Edinburgh's reputation for educational excellence is reinforced by its universities’ accolades, contributing significantly to both local and international educational landscapes. Through platforms like amber, finding the right Edinburgh student accommodation options to suit individual preferences becomes an easier part of the exciting journey of studying in Edinburgh.

Best Student Accommodation in Edinburgh

Finding the perfect off-campus Edinburgh student accommodation can be a crucial part of ensuring a memorable and fulfilling university experience. For students relocating to Edinburgh, short term student accommodation Edinburgh options offer a plethora of benefits. Independence is one of the main draws, as students get the freedom to manage their living space and daily routines without the restrictions often found in on-campus dorms. Moreover, such student housing Edinburgh options can often be more affordable, with a variety of types that fit different budgets. From ensuite rooms to private studio apartments, Edinburgh student accommodation options cater to a range of preferences and needs. Below is a list of properties for student accommodation in Edinburgh, each delivering its unique blend of comfort and convenience, well-suited for any student's requirements:

1. 8 Roxburgh

2. Haymarket

3. Sugarhouse Close

4. Gorgie

5. Edinburgh College Residence

6. Vita Student Iona Street

7. Gateway Apartments

8. McDonald Road

9. Chalmers Street

10. iQ Fountainbridge

Cost of Living in Edinburgh

Understanding the cost of living in Edinburgh is crucial for students planning to study and live in this historic city. The average cost for students can vary widely, with living expenses in Edinburgh forming a significant part of a student's budget. The cumulative monthly cost of living for a student in Edinburgh is typically around £1,000 to £1,500 per month. Below is the break-up of all the expenses that might come your way, apart from the rent for your Edinburgh student accommodation:

1. Food & Groceries: £160 - £250/month

2. Transportation: £55 - $75.month

3. Utilities (including Internet): £120 - £200/month

4. Clothing: £150 - £200/month

5. Sports & Leisure: £100 - £150/month
6. Miscellaneous: £150 - £200/month

Student Travel Edinburgh

Transport and travelling are very convenient tasks, thanks to the city's well-connected transportation system. The town is famous for its travel services, including buses, trams, and rental bikes, with stations conveniently located near your student accommodation Edinburgh options. Lothian Buses is a leading bus company that operates bus connections across the city on over 50 different routes. Additionally, the city also has an excellent railway system. The city has two major train stations - Waverley Railway Station and Haymarket Railway Station. The Waverley Station is nearest to the Edinburgh Fields College, while the latter is closer to the Murray Fields structure. Mentioned below are a few more transportation options:

1. Bus

Travelling by bus in Edinburgh City makes it easy to explore this beautiful Scottish city with a range of travel cards and passes. The city has a Rida card, a payment option for unlimited travel on buses, trains and trains in certain regions. With comprehensive bus services and student fares, commuting is hassle-free and allows students to explore the city's attractions, universities and theatres easily. A ticket for a single journey will cost you around £1.60.

2. Tram

The tram system provides convenient and fast transportation. Buying a Rida card can make unlimited trips on trams and buses. The tram network connects key places such as universities, shopping malls and tourist attractions, giving students the confidence and convenience of travel. A ticket for a single day will cost you around £4.50.

3. Cycling

Cycling in Edinburgh is easy for students, with many affordable options. Edinburgh's excellent bike and cycle paths make it easy and convenient for students to explore the city on two wheels. Additionally, most student accommodation Edinburgh options come with secure bike storage facilities as well for added convenience.

Student Lifestyle and Living in Edinburgh

The city of Edinburgh, with its rich history and vibrant culture, offers a fantastic quality of life for students, combining tradition with a modern, dynamic living experience. Edinburgh student accommodation is surrounded by an atmosphere replete with a sense of security and academic focus, making it an optimum environment for learning and personal growth. From the cosy coffee shops perfect for study sessions, like Brew Lab, located on South College Street, to the lively bars of Grassmarket, where students often unwind, there’s something for everyone. Caffe Nero is a perfect retreat for those seeking inspiration or a nice cup of hot beverage. The Meadows Tap is the place to vibe in with great food and the best atmosphere to unwind for students.

The world-renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe turns the city into a playground of the arts every summer, offering comedy, theatre, and music and drawing audiences from around the globe. Other attractions contributing to Edinburgh's student lifestyle include the Edinburgh International Film Festival and the magical Edinburgh Christmas market, both rich with tradition and entertainment. The student accommodation Edinburgh options are a lot more than just having a place to stay; it's about immersing oneself in a setting that nourishes both academic pursuits and a rich, fulfilling social life. Students in Edinburgh are perfectly positioned to take advantage of all this spectacular city has to offer. Whether it's soaking in the spectacular panoramic views from Arthur's Seat or enjoying a quiet read in the charming local bookshops, Edinburgh accommodates every aspect of student life with grace and ease.

Edinburgh Tourist Attractions

Steeped in history and architecture, Edinburgh captivates visitors with its scenic landscape and cultural jewels. It's no wonder students seek Edinburgh student accommodation options to immerse themselves fully in this remarkable city. Some of the top tourist spots, which are easily accessible from your student accommodation in Edinburgh, include:
1. Edinburgh Castle

2. Royal Mile

3. Holyrood Palace

4. Arthur’s Seat

5. National Museum of Scotland

Universities in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is renowned for its esteemed universities, each offering an exceptional academic experience amidst the city's historic and cultural backdrop. These universities offer a range of courses to choose from in different fields. Some of the best are:

1. Edinburgh College of Art
2. Edinburgh Napier University
3. Edinburgh College (Midlothian Campus)
4. University of Edinburgh (Holyrood Campus)
5. Heriot-Watt University

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