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Brewers Court, Edinburgh
Studio Silver - City View - Bedroom
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Brewers Court, Edinburgh

Calton Rd, Edinburgh, EH8 8DP, United Kingdom
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study area
communal lounge
laundry facility
dual occupancy

About the Property

Located at Calton Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8DP, Brewers Court stands as a prime choice for student accommodation in Edinburgh, perfectly designed to cater to student's preferences in Edinburgh. Brewers Court offers a wide range of room types, especially studios, each furnished with modern amenities. This property in Edinburgh is in close proximity to esteemed institutions like the University of Edinburgh and Edinburgh College of Art, making it an ideal location for students seeking convenience and comfort.

Brewers Court Edinburgh offers a home-away-from-home experience for students with its comprehensive array of amenities. Being one of the best in the city, Brewers Court Edinburgh has been reviewed by multiple students for its outstanding location, amazing staff, top-notch amenities and much more. The contemporary and stylish design of Brewers Court sets it apart from other student accommodations, providing a unique and elevated living environment. Edinburgh, with its enchanting blend of historical charm and vibrant cultural scene, is an exceptional city for students to reside in. Known for its prestigious universities, including the nearby Edinburgh College (Granton Campus) and Queen Margaret University, the city teems with a diverse student population. Brewers Court Edinburgh accents this experience by providing accommodations that are not just mere living spaces but a hub for academic and personal growth. The rich history of Edinburgh, combined with its rankings as a top educational destination, makes it a city where tradition and modernity converge. The city boasts stunning architecture, fascinating museums, and galleries, as well as a bustling nightlife. From the picturesque streets of the Old Town to the trendy cafes and shops of the New Town, Edinburgh is a perfect destination for students looking for an unforgettable experience. Student Roost's Brewers Court accommodation offers an ideal backdrop against which students can explore famed attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and Arthur's Seat, as well as experience the city's renowned festivals and social offerings.


Living at Brewers Court Edinburgh is too good to be true! With affordable living, the accommodation is designed to satisfy the needs of different kinds of students. While living at Brewers Court, your rooms can be selected based on your preferences, budget, amenities, and personality. Brewers Court Edinburgh offers a variety of room types ranging from studio garden, studio silver - south facing, studio silver - city view, studio gold - city view, studio platinum - city view, studio bronze, studio bronze plus, and studio silver. Each room at Brewers Court has a personal study space with a desk, wardrobes for additional storage, a self-contained kitchen, a bathroom, and your private courtyard area. No matter the season, the air conditioner and heating system ensure that your climate is always to your liking. Stay connected with friends and family or stream the latest series with high-speed wifi accessible throughout the accommodation.

Stepping out of your sanctuary, you'll encounter the robust community amenities, from a well-equipped gym for your workout needs to a communal lounge alongside a stocked study area for collaboration and quiet study. Get a taste of social living with regular social events, while the practical features of laundry facilities (paid) and car parking (paid) augment the ease of daily living. And with a delightful dining room, preparing and enjoying meals becomes a social event in itself. Plus, you'll never go hungry with a vending machine ready to dispense snacks and drinks at your convenience. Along with this, all your utility bills (wifi, water, electricity, heating) are covered in the rent, i.e. you don't have to fret anymore about paying your bills. But for your knowledge, you should know the cost of living in Edinburgh before you come for your higher studies in Edinburgh.

Location and What's Hot?

Choosing a student accommodation based on your preferences and needs is just like a never-ending scavenger hunt, but Brewer's Court can put an end to this! And if you're in search of education and inspiration, you're in luck. Esteemed educational institutions, including the University of Edinburgh, Queen Margaret University, and Heriot-Watt University, among others, are in proximity, making this accommodation a prime choice for students across various disciplines.

Edinburgh is a city that is already well recognised for its delicious spread of restaurants, cute cafes, raging nightlife, and a beautiful blend of historical museums with many tourist attractions. Howies Waterloo Place, Mamma Rosa, Pakora Bar, and Pickles are some famous names of restaurants in Edinburgh that are lined near its doorstep. The cafe scene is also a very notable entry into the culinary scene of Edinburgh; many petite and cute cafes like Cafe Vivo are located just near the student accommodation. Apart from challenging your taste buds, you can even channel your inner party animal by visiting several bars in Edinburgh near Brewers Court. Some of the most famous clubs, like The Bunker, Black Bull, and CC Blooms, are best known for their crazy night outs. While living in Edinburgh, students should not forget to immerse themselves in Scottish culture; the best place to do this is by visiting heritage sites, museums, tourist attractions, and things in Edinburgh that align with history and culture. Living at Brewers Court will give you the opportunity to do so, as many of the famous well-known touristy places are a few miles away from here. Edinburgh Castle, the National Museum of Scotland, and the Palace of Holyroodhouse are some of the best places to visit on the weekend while living here. In a nutshell, Brewers Court is a place that brings you closer to Edinburgh's real taste and culture.


Living at Brewers Court, Edinburgh, places you at the heart of connectivity in this historical city. For those studying at the University of Edinburgh, you're just a stone's throw away from getting on track with your academic journey. Nearby transport hubs include the Edinburgh Waverley railway station, ensuring swift access to local and national destinations.

A multitude of bus lines also operate in the vicinity, such as The Regent Terrace bus stop, making commutes to key locations throughout the city a breeze. What's more, taxi services and cycling paths offer alternative means of traversing Edinburgh's cobbled streets. Whether you're heading to class, exploring the city, or venturing further afield, Brewers Court Edinburgh student accommodation ensures you're well-placed for all your transportation needs.

What will you get

Your Rent Include

Contents Insurance

Common Amenities

Communal Lounge
Study Area
City Centre Location
Communal Events
Laundry (Self Paid)

Cancellation Policies (4)

  • Cooling Off Period
    This property offers cooling-off period.
  • No Visa No Pay
    This property allows cancellation due to visa rejection.
  • No Place No Pay
    This property allows cancellation if admission is not secured.

Payment Policies (5)

  • Security Deposit
    This property requires security deposit.
  • Payment Instalment Plan
    This property offers 1, 3, 12 flexible instalment plans.
  • Mode Of Payment
    Payment via easy transaction modes.

Frequently Asked Questions

What room types do you have?

Whether you want to share with friends, or have your own private Studio, our Property offer a great selection of room types for everyone. Their rooms range depending on where you decide to book and you can view these through the individual property pages. For more information, please visit the About Property page.

What communal spaces do you have?

They know making new friends is a must! That’s why they offer great communal spaces where you and your neighbours can get to know each other. Facilities are site specific however each property guarantees a fun-packed and fully inclusive social calendar for all the students to enjoy, all year round… free of charge! Visit the individual property pages to find out what each Property has to offer.

What if I have a disability or special requirements?

Property’s top priority is making sure you have a comfortable and safe stay, so please declare any medical information or disabilities on your application. All properties offer rooms types with additional and accessible facilities. When creating your application, please make sure you tick the ‘DDA’ box and enter in as much detail as possible so our teams can ensure you reserve the most suitable Property for your requirements.

Some studio rooms offer dual occupancy - can my friend come to live with me?

Yes! Check with the property whether your studio room is eligible for dual occupancy, but please note that both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

What is the difference between bronze, silver, gold and platinum rooms?

How big it is. Specifically the floor space. Each room has the same furniture, features, and decor, but it will differ in size. There are some exceptions; at John Bell House for example, the rooms are categorised using a mix of reasons such as location and layout as well as size. Some rooms look and feel bigger/smaller because of their shape so they’ve taken this into consideration when categorising them.

Can I change rooms if I don’t like mine?

It would be possible if someone drops out or someone else wants to swap with you. Please contact your property team and they will do their best to accommodate your needs. Remember that all rooms are effectively the same apart from the floor space.

Do they provide the TV license in the shared flat kitchen?

Property do not provide any TV Licenses for the studios or shared flats so you’ll need to register for your own TV licence.

How close is my accommodation to the university?

All of the properties are in convenient, central, locations. Whether it’s close to your campus depends on where you’re studying! Check out the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the on-site property team for details. All of the cities have excellent transport links and secure bike storage if you don’t fancy walking.

What should I bring with me to live at a property?

Bedding is not provided unless included in an offer (check with the relevant property team or Ts & Cs), so bring a sheet to cover the mattress, a duvet and pillows. Information about bed sizes can be found on the room pages. You can get a bedding pack, kitchenware or bathroom accessories before your arrival from UniKitOut, a UK based company that will deliver your items before your check-in date. This will be delivered to your room or the property reception desk ready to use from day one of your arrival (if items are ordered before the deadline).

What is covered by my insurance policy?

They understand students have a limited budget so Endsleigh have launched brand new, unique student insurance options. They have been designed to cover the risks that you may encounter whilst living in student accommodation and away from home. Your contents. Covered. By partnering with Endsleigh, the No.1 student insurance provider, they’ve arranged contents insurance for all the students staying with us in the residence at no cost to you. It is important all students confirm their cover to ensure you understand what is and isn’t covered. Plus you’ll also be entered into a prize draw specifically for residents, courtesy of Endsleigh! Visit confirm your cover to see: What is and what isn’t covered Key exclusions - where cover isn’t provided Policy excess – the amount you pay when you make a claim How to make claim Personalise cover.

What counts as an act of anti-social behaviour?

Anti-social behaviour can be any behaviour that causes, or may cause, distress, nuisance, annoyance, alarm or harassment to other residents, Property team members, contractors, visitors to the property or the wider community. For example, playing loud music late at night, using illegal drugs, smoking in your flat or using threatening or abusive language towards other residents or Property team members. There are specific obligations in your tenancy agreement addressing anti-social behaviour that you must comply with. Failure to do so is a breach of your tenancy. They are: Not to cause, or allow visitors to engage in, anti-social behaviour, which means any conduct causing or capable of causing a nuisance or annoyance to the Landlord, other occupiers, neighbours or people engaging in lawful activity within the locality. Examples of anti-social behaviour include (but are not limited to) not properly disposing of rubbish and inconsiderate use of the property, as well as more serious problems such as noise, violent and criminal behaviour, the supply and use of controlled drugs and intimidation, harassment or victimisation on the grounds of a persons’ race, sex (gender), sexual orientation, disability, age, religion or belief, pregnancy or maternity status, or socio-economic status. And Not to cause any nuisance, offence, disruption, harassment, annoyance or persistent disturbance to others.

How do I report an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams are available 24/7 to support you with any concerns around anti-social behaviour in your property. You can contact us via the property telephone, live chat or email or speak to one of the team in reception. They can then take appropriate action. This might include speaking to the resident(s) in question about the obligations in their tenancy agreement and the effect of their behaviour on others, or informing their guarantor, university or other authorities. If you witness an incident where there is immediate risk to others, you should alert emergency services by ringing 999 immediately.

Where do I access relevant support if I have been affected by an act of anti-social behaviour?

Property teams will be able to guide you to the support available within your area. They have great links with student services at the university and the local police. They would also encourage you to contact a family member or friend for additional support. (Student Minds is the UK’s student mental health charity. Their website is a great source of information and advice. Your property team, and student services will also have further signposting guidance that can support you during your time at university.)

How do I book with my friends?

Property welcomes group bookings of any size! When using the Book Now option, please make sure you tick you are part of a group. If you are the first, they’ll ask you for the names and email addresses for everyone in your group (so come prepared!). Your friends will then be invited to register with the website too! When all applications are received, the Property Teams will ensure you are offered the perfect Property for you to rule! Just to note when it comes to dual occupancy in studio rooms, both individuals who occupy the room must be students.

Can I arrive earlier than my tenancy start date?

Early arrivals are possible depending on the availability of the room you have booked. If you wish to arrive earlier than your tenancy start date, please contact the property team. They will do their best to accommodate your needs.

When do we have to pay deposit?

When you accept your booking you’ll need to pay your deposit.

Do you do flexible tenancies/semester lets?

Many of the properties offer flexible tenancies. Visit the relevant property page on this website or get in touch with the property team for details.

When rent is due, does it come out as a direct debit?

Rent does not come out of your bank automatically. You have to log on to your Property portal to set up your payment, or you can pay by card at reception. They do allow bank transfer but this is usually only in special cases, they prefer the first two options. You will choose your payment plan when booking.

Can I sublet (tenancy takeover) to/ from my friend?

No, you are not permitted to sublet any part of your accommodation, as per your accepted tenancy agreement. If you need to move out early, you should contact the reception team to discuss the option of a tenancy takeover.

When will I get my deposit back?

Your deposit payment is uploaded into a deposit protection scheme until you check out. This will be returned to you after your tenancy end date based on a successful check-out inspection (i.e. no damage or cleanliness related issues).

What is a guarantor and why do I need to provide one?

Your guarantor is a person who agrees to pay your rent or make other payments due under your tenancy agreement if you are unable to. They’re standard practice for rental accommodation, particularly for students. they will only contact your guarantor if there is a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Your guarantor should be over 18 years of age. They should be in full time employment and a homeowner and/or renting accommodation. Property welcomes international guarantors.

What does my guarantor need to do when I book?

They’ll send your guarantor a separate form to fill in once you’ve made your booking and provided their details. They’ll need to complete this form to prove they are eligible. If your guarantor needs to see a copy of this form before you book, then they can ask a team member in your property, who’ll be happy to provide a copy to read in advance. They’ll also be able to answer any questions that you or they have about this document.

What happens if they don’t or can’t sign the form?

If the person a resident names as a guarantor would prefer not to sign the agreement or isn’t eligible to act as a guarantor, they ask them to nominate someone else. If they’re not able to find a guarantor, they’ll then discuss this with the resident, they may need to cancel the booking, or they may be able to agree with the resident that because of their individual circumstances the tenancy agreement can proceed without a guarantor.

When might you contact my guarantor?

Unless you’ve asked us to notify them of other issues, they’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment or they are concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with. Typically delays in payment will relate to rent, but it would also cover issues like any damages to your room that haven’t been paid for. More information is explained in the agreement they’ll send to your guarantor.

Can my parent/guarantor ask questions about my tenancy on my behalf?

If you’ve signed a tenancy agreement with us, they will communicate with you directly. They’ll only contact your guarantor if there’s a delay in payment, if they’re concerned that the terms of your tenancy are not being complied with, or if you’ve specifically given your consent for us to discuss your tenancy with a named third party. However, they can provide general information about the tenancies and processes.

How to pay?

Here at Property, they believe in being flexible. That means you get the choice on how you pay your rent. You can choose from annual, termly and monthly payment plans across the year. And don’t worry, they’re different! Your instalment dates will never fall before your student finance and there’s no small fee when checking in.

Does this property have any certifications or accreditation?

Yes, the property is registered with ANUK and National code. The Accreditation Network UK is a central resource for tenants, landlords and scheme operators interested in accreditation of private rented housing.

How do I report maintenance issues?

Sometimes things fail to work. You might experience an issue with your heating or hot water, or simply just need a light bulb changing. Don’t worry, They are here to help! Each property has its own on-site Maintenance Team who are only too happy to get things fixed as quickly as possible. If you experience a maintenance issue, please see your friendly team at reception and they will take down the relevant details and have the Maintenance Team take a look ASAP! If you experience an issue out of hours, their on-site night owls will be able to assist. While they try to resolve any issue as quickly as possible, they sometimes require the assistance of an external contractor. If that’s the case, they will let you know. All emergency repairs are tended to within 4 hours.

What speed is my broadband and how many devices can I connect?

Bandwidth speeds, together with the number of devices that can be connected, are detailed below. Please note that the bandwidth speed detailed below is “up to” the stated wireless speed. Provider: ASK4Devices: 6Bandwidth (Wireless Speed MB): 100Bandwidth (Wired Speed MBps): 200 You may find your broadband speed varies during the time of day, for example during the peak time of 7pm to 11pm or there may be other factors affecting your speed (e.g. uploads running in the background, security features performing scans etc). However, upon check-in you will receive details on how to contact the internet provider directly so that they may be able to troubleshoot any problems. Your personal Wi-Fi connection is available in your flat. If you wish to connect to Wi-Fi in common areas, please contact your reception team who will be able to give you the guest log-in details.

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Among the available options for Edinburgh student accommodation are properties close to the University of Edinburgh, the University of Edinburgh (Holyrood Campus), and Heriot-Watt University, providing a hassle-free daily commute. When considering where to live during your studies, student accommodation in Edinburgh 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, locatedin 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 Waverly, Edinburgh City Centre Newington, Potterrow, and Holyrood have become popular among students for their proximity to universities and their charming character. 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 among a long list of choices for student flats in Edinburgh to suit individual preferences becomes an easier part of the exciting journey of studying in Edinburgh.

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Finding the perfect off-campus student accommodation in Edinburgh can be a crucial part of ensuring a memorable and fulfilling university experience. For students relocating to Edinburgh, off-campus housing offers 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 accommodation can often be more affordable, with a variety of options that fit different budgets. From ensuite rooms in student halls to private studio apartments, Edinburgh’s accommodation options cater to a range of preferences and needs. Below is a comprehensive list of top student accommodations in Edinburgh, each delivering its unique blend of comfort and convenience, well-suited for any student's requirements:

1. Westfield, Edinburgh
2. Silk Mill, Edinburgh
3. London Nest Straits Meadow Edinburgh
4. Edinburgh College Residence
5. Gorgie, Edinburgh
6. Sugarhouse Close
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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. Knowing the monthly expenses aids in better financial planning, ensuring students can enjoy a comfortable lifestyle without unnecessary monetary stress. The cumulative monthly cost of living for a student in Edinburgh is typically around £1,000 to £1,500. Below is the break-up of all the expenses that might come your way:

1. Food & Groceries: £160 - £250

2. Transportation: £55 - $75

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

4. Clothing: £150 - £200

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

Student Travel Edinburgh

Transport and travelling are very convenient tasks for student accommodation in Edinburgh because of the city's well-connected transportation system. The town is famous for its travel services, including buses, trams, and rental bikes. 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.

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 for student accommodation in Edinburgh. Buying a Rida card allows unlimited trips on trams and buses. The tram network connects key places such as universities, shopping malls, and tourist attractions, giving students confidence and convenience of travel. A ticket for a single day will cost 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.

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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. Edinburgh accommodation in Edinburgh is about 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

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4. Arthur’s Seat

5. National Museum of Scotland

6. Scottish National Gallery

7. Princes Street Gardens

8. Calton Hill

9. Edinburgh Zoo

10. The Scotch Whisky Experience

Universities in Edinburgh

Edinburgh is renowned for its esteemed universities, each offering an exceptional academic experience amidst the city's historic and cultural backdrop.

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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