Chalmers Street, Edinburgh

Chalmers St, Edinburgh, EH3 9FE, United Kingdom
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£225
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1.1 mi from City Center
1.1 mi from City Center( 22m. 16m. 9m)
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city center | 0.8 mi
Edinburgh College of Art | 0.3 mi
Edinburgh Theological Seminary | 0.5 mi
University of Edinburgh | 0.5 mi
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Laundry
Recycling
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Bike Storage
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About the Property

Located at 36 Chalmers St, Chalmers Street Edinburgh EH3 9FE provides a variety of comfortable student accommodations in the historic heart of Edinburgh. At this exceptional student accommodation in Edinburgh, every detail is curated to ensure residents can relax, study, and socialise in style. With options ranging from a variety of studios, students from Edinburgh College of Art and those attending Edinburgh Napier University will find the location convenient for their daily commute or walks, thanks to the property's excellent connectivity to these institutions.

The city of Edinburgh, with its blend of ancient charm and cosmopolitan vibe, makes for an excellent backdrop for the Chalmers Street student accommodation. Edinburgh is universally acclaimed as an educational hub, boasting universities with high rankings and a rich history. The student population is vibrant and diverse, contributing to the dynamic atmosphere of the city, which is further enriched by cultural festivals and historic landmarks. Proximity to attractions like Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile, along with its well-known arts scene, ensures that students will not only excel academically but also soak in the cultural opulence of this Scottish capital. Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, is an ideal choice for students looking to merge tradition with modern student living.

Moreover, Chalmers Street Edinburgh offers students more than just a place to reside; it fosters an environment that encourages exploration and cultural immersion. Studying in Edinburgh presents an unparalleled opportunity for students to broaden their horizons by engaging with diverse perspectives and traditions. Whether it's attending the renowned Edinburgh Festival Fringe or simply strolling through the cobbled streets of Old Town, students have endless avenues to enrich their understanding of the world around them. Yet, amidst these adventures, Chalmers Street student accommodation serves as a comforting haven, which is a home away from home, where students can recharge and reflect on their experiences, ensuring they strike the perfect balance between academic pursuits and personal growth.

Features

Experience the ultimate comfort of student living at Chalmers Street Edinburgh, designed with the bustling student lifestyle in mind. Residents can enjoy a range of room types, including the Classic Studio, Classic Non Ensuite, Premium Range 2 Studio, and Premium Range 1 Studio. Each living space is thoughtfully furnished, providing an ideal environment for both study and leisure. Cooking is made easy with amenities like a shared kitchen, which has a microwave and fridge freezer, while a breakfast bar offers the perfect spot for morning coffee or an evening snack.

Laundry facilities are readily available, ensuring that residents can easily manage their chores. In terms of leisure and study, Chalmers Street Edinburgh boasts a communal study space alongside vibrant common areas that are crisp and presentation top-notch. Rooms are equipped with practical blinds, essential room storage, and a noticeboard to keep track of important dates and notes. Each room's private bathroom, along with a bathroom mirror, also ensures privacy and convenience. It is a promising stay for a student as they ensure all ideal amenities and requirements are catered to. There is an on-site service team which can cater to your needs or help you out with any help you might require, thanks to their 24/7 assistance.

Chalmers Street Edinburgh accommodation promises a safe, engaging, and comfortable space for students to call home. If you need the comfort of your home but also want easy access and opportunities to explore your time abroad, this student accommodation in Edinburgh is your ideal match! At the same time, students explore academic pursuits in Edinburgh's top universities. It's not just a place to stay—it's a foundation for success.

Location and What's Hot?

Situated right in the heart of Chalmers Street Edinburgh, student accommodation offers a prime living experience for those looking to immerse themselves in the city's culture and academic life. If you plan to or are part of  Edinburgh College of Art or Edinburgh Napier University, this student accommodation in Edinburgh is the easiest commute to these esteemed universities. And if you’re a morning person, Chalmers Street student accommodation makes the quickest walks to these campuses, with a beautiful route to feast your eyes. Just outside your door, the bustling streets are lined with a variety of eateries and social hubs. Indulge in delectable cuisines at Butta Burger Restaurant Quartermile Edinburgh, or pick up your coffee fix from the quaint Black Medicine Coffee Co. The area boasts a range of grocery stores, including the locally loved Sainsbury's Local, for all your daily needs.

For a bit of greenery, the picturesque Meadows Park is a perfect spot for a jog or an afternoon picnic with friends. At the same time, the historic and awe-inspiring Edinburgh Castle serves as a perfect weekend excursion. Health and well-being are conveniently catered to with Lauriston Building Hospital located nearby for any medical needs. Students at Chalmers Street, Edinburgh, accommodation in Edinburgh will find the proximity to their institutions undeniable.

For those seeking vibrant nightlife options, a variety of pubs and bars, such as The Hanging Bat and Sandy Bell's, offer local beer and live music scenes. Not to forget, shopaholics can take full advantage of the retail therapy on offer at the nearby Princes Street, one of the primary shopping streets in Edinburgh. Whether it’s for studies or socialising, Chalmers Street Edinburgh accommodation is superbly located for a well-rounded student life.

Commute

For students staying at Chalmers Street, Edinburgh student accommodation, the city of Edinburgh is truly at your doorstep, offering a rich tapestry of history, culture, and modern convenience. With the advantage of being in such a prime location, residents can enjoy seamless commutes thanks to a variety of public transport options. The Lauriston Place is within easy reach, offering regional and national rail services. Additionally, numerous bus routes crisscross the area with stops like the Lauriston Building and Chalmers Street, making city travel quite effortless. Chalmers Street Student accommodation is the ideal spot if you want the peak convenience of commuting in the city.

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Cancellation Policies (4)

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  • Pay In Instalment
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Frequently Asked Questions

What bills do I need to pay?

Most bills, including electricity, water, heating and Wi-Fi, are included in your rent. If you choose to watch live or on demand television you will need to pay for a TV license.

Do students have to pay for a TV license?

If you are bringing a Television and planning to watch live or on demand TV, the Television Licensing Authority requires that you buy a license.

Do I need to buy contents insurance for my room?

When you book with them the personal items inside your room are automatically insured against fire, flood, theft and accidental damage by our partners Endsleigh. More information on your cover, including your full policy documents.

Can I share a studio room with someone else?

They have a small number of dual occupancy rooms in some of their properties. However, outside of these rooms, we do not allow more than one person to live in their rooms, nor can they accommodate under 16's living in any of their rooms with a parent or guardian.

Can I extend my tenancy?

Yes, if the same room that you are currently in is available they are happy to extend your stay. Your property team will be happy to arrange this for you.

Can I choose who I live with?

When you book with them, your room will be allocated at random. If you have a preference on who you'll be living with for example same sex flatmates or postgraduate flatmates please Contact and they will see what the options are for you. They will try to meet your preferences where they can, but they can't guarantee this as it is dependent on availability.

Can I book a flat with friends?

Yes, you can book the room with friends.

Is there parking available at my property and how much does it cost?

Some of the properties have parking available which students can reserve on a first come first serve basis. The cost of the parking space is dependent on the property.

What happens if I can't make a payment?

Your installment due dates are outlined in your tenancy agreement and by accepting the terms and conditions of your contract, both customer and guarantor are accepting responsibility for payment on the dates provided. If you are unable to make payment for your rent, please speak to your property team. They will be able to discuss with you your payment options and advise you of any future implications depending on how late the payment will be.

Can I view the property and room before booking?

Looking to view first? They've created virtual tours for most of our properties but if you would like to see the property in person, you can book this online for your chosen property. If you would like to see the property and view the available rooms in person, connect with your amber agent to arrange a viewing.

What should I do if I am going to be arriving late at night or early in the morning?

If you are arriving late at night or early in the morning, simply call them and they’ll arrange for someone to come out and let you in.

What will happen when I arrive?

Their team will be ready and waiting to check you in when you arrive, and give you the keys to your new room. If you have been asked to book a time slot for arrival, please make sure you stick to this. You will receive information on your new home and city and they'll let you know what to do if you need any help or support while settling in.

Can you store my luggage if I have it delivered ahead of my arrival?

They will be preparing your room for your arrival, and will not be able to store any luggage for you before you arrive. LOVESPACE provides storage and packing solutions for all residents at properties without the hassle. You book online, they collect for free, store your stuff and deliver back to any UK address.

Will I get my advance rent back?

If you paid advance rent at the start of your tenancy, they put this towards your first rent installment. It wasn’t a deposit, so they won’t return it to you when you check-out.

Can I check-out before the end of my tenancy?

Yes. You can leave any time before your contract ends, and they will process your check-out early. You’ll need to return your keys and check-out in the Management’s App, or tell a member of staff you’re leaving early. If you do decide to check-out early and surrender your tenancy, you won’t be entitled to any rent refund.

Is cleaning provided?

It’s your responsibility to clean both your room and the shared areas of your flat. Find guidance on keeping your room and flat clean and tidy on the Common Room.

How much does it cost to use the laundry facilities at my property?

The cost to use the laundry facilities in your building may differ slightly. Pricing information will be available once you've checked into your property.

Do you provide bedding or do I need to bring my own?

Bedding is not provided in their properties. You will need to bring your own bedding to use when you arrive. They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

How do I collect my key?

You can collect your keys from reception when you arrive. Remember, if you have been asked to do so, make sure you have booked a check-in slot. At your allotted time, just come straight to the main reception with your photo ID and the team will have your keys ready and waiting for you.

Can someone else pick my key up for me?

No. For security reasons, they can only give your room key directly to you.

Can I move in early?

Their standard tenancies have fixed dates and cannot be changed. However, if you are looking to move in earlier it may be possible to book an additional short stay tenancy and you will be charged for any additional nights. Check availability for your property.

I'm going to be late - do I need to let you know?

If you are running late on your arrival day, don’t worry - They will still be able to check you in. As you will have missed your check-in slot you may have to wait to move in later on in the day though, when they can welcome you to the property safely.

Can my family or friends stay for a few nights after dropping me off?

All customers should follow their property’s rules on having guests. Please speak to your property team if you don’t know what these are.

Is there anything I can't bring with me when I move in?

Please leave anything illegal out of your new home. Candles and other hazardous items are not allowed either. Unfortunately you'll need to leave any pets at home too. If you need a guide dog or working dog to assist you, please get in touch to discuss your options. Fridges are another no-no. However, they do make some exceptions, for example if you’ve got a medical reason to have one. You'll need to check this with your property team before you move in.

Are things like pots, pans and cutlery provided in the kitchen?

You’ll need to bring your own pots, pans and other kitchen items They have partnered with UniKitOut, the UK's leading Student Kit supplier, so whether you need bedding, kitchen, bathroom, or everything - they have something for you. You can buy them online.

Can I bring my pet with me?

No, unfortunately, pets are not allowed.

Can I sublet my room to someone else?

No, subletting your room is not allowed. If you do wish to leave your contract early you will need to find a replacement tenant and provide them with their details so that they can release you from your contract and create a new tenancy agreement for them.

How do I accept my tenancy agreement?

Once you have booked your room with them you will receive an email, titled 'Booking Offer Confirmation' and Acceptance. In that email, you will find a link to 'View' your agreement.

Do I need to read the tenancy document?

Yes, it's really important you understand what you're agreeing to. If there's any terms or conditions which are unclear, or if you're still unsure, they recommend you get in touch with them. Once you've accepted your tenancy agreement, you have entered into a contract. If you want to change or cancel your tenancy at a later date, you'll need to check the cancellation policy.
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Student Accomodations in Edinburgh

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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