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Want to live 15-minutes away from Edinburgh city centre in a key location? Welcome to McDonald Road, our stunning range of luxurious apartments and en suite bedrooms. The apartments offer three, four, and five bedrooms with modern shared kitchen facilities. In terms of your morning commute, Edinburgh University is just a 25-minute away or a 10-minute bus ride away and theres also fantastic transport links around the whole city for extra convenience!


What makes McDonald Road so special are its unique facilities! Students get access to a private fitness suite with top quality equipment and even an on-site cinema perfect for a movie night. When its time to focus, visit the quiet study room for a few hours and explore the buzzing city of Edinburgh once youre done.


With all-inclusive rates, a laundry room and a cosy residents club lounge, youll feel right at home in no time in this luxurious setting and contents insurance included will ensure your stay in McDonald Road is comfortable and peaceful. Feel at ease with total security & service and live your best student life in this amazing city.

Community Amenities

Cinema Room
Common Room
Gym
Outdoor Area
Study Area
24h Security
Laundry Room

Apartment Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
En Suite Shower

Configurations

5 Bed Ensuite£173/week/person
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms5
Bathrooms5
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave
¾ Bed
En Suite Shower

Sit back, relax, and enjoy our 5 bed en suite rooms with comfy beds and plenty of space to create the perfect home away from home. Focus on studying at your own desk and catch a movie with your mates in the cinema room afterwards! Ready to relax? Wind down in the common room or visit the gym for a quick workout to de-stress after a busy day at uni. When its time to eat, cook a delicious meal in the shared kitchen with a microwave and cooker to impress your friends.

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7561321
7561322
Duration:44 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
£173/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
3 Bed Ensuite£175/week/person
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms3
Bathrooms3
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
En Suite Shower

Prepare for chilled vibes in our 3 bed en suite rooms, with everything you could ever need, all under one roof! Whether its a trip to the gym or the on-site cinema, youll never be bored when living at McDonald Road. Relax and unwind in your comfy bedroom and focus on some studying at your very own study desk. Enjoy shared kitchen facilities, great for grabbing cooking tips and tricks from your mates!

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7561315
7561319
Duration:44 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
£175/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
4 Bed En Suite£175/week/person
Offers2
Private Room
Private Bathroom
Shared Kitchen
Bedrooms4
Bathrooms4
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
En Suite Shower

Make yourself at home in our cosy en suite bedrooms with shared kitchen facilities and a great vibe! After a busy day of studying, sink into your comfy bed or watch a movie in the cinema room with your new friends. After youre done exploring the Insta-worthy city of Edinburgh for the day, why not visit the on-site gym and break a sweat? McDonald Road has fabulous, shared kitchen facilities so that you can impress your new friends with your culinary skills.

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7561307
7561311
Duration:44 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
£175/week
Looking for different dates? Contact us
Classic Studio£195/week/person
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair
En Suite Shower

Fancy your own space? Then our classic studio is perfect for you! With plenty of storage space and your very own kitchenette, youll feel right at home in no time. When its time to relax, visit our on-site cinema and make sure you bring plenty of snacks, or workout at the gym! Soak up some sun in the outdoor area and wind down in your comfy bed after a busy day of studying.

7561280
Duration:44 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£195/week
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Premium Studio£199/week/person
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

WiFi
Cooker
Microwave
¾ Bed
Desk & Chair

Want to #levelup from our classic studio? Our premium studio has plenty of space for all your belongings, with everything to create the perfect home away from home. Cook yourself a delicious meal in your very own kitchenette and visit the on-site cinema for a nice, chilled evening at the movies! Want to exercise? Guess what? We have a private gym on-site exclusively for residents!

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7561294
Duration:44 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£199/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist
Superior Studio£215/week/person
Sold Out
Offers2
Private Bathroom
Entire Place
Private Kitchen
Bedrooms1
Bathrooms1
Deposit£250

Room Amenities

Superior studio is super luxurious and bound to make your time at McDonald Road a memorable one! Enjoy vast amounts of space with cosy touches to make it the perfect home away from home. When it comes to uni work, you get your very own desk, as well as a comfy bed and a fully equipped kitchenette. The best part? Theres an on-site cinema and even a gym, these top-tier facilities are what makes our student accommodation so unique. Explore the city of Edinburgh with ease and be back home in no time to fully relax.



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7561304
Duration:44 week
Move in:4 Sep, 2021
Sold Out£215/week
Looking to book this unit? Join Waitlist

Booking Details

Cancellation Policy:-

Full termination policy is within your online account.


You can cancel your tenancy agreement for up to 14 days after the date of your booking (the Initial Cancellation Period). For bookings made from 1st August to 30th September ahead of the academic year the booking is for, the Initial Cancellation Period reduces to 7 days. They will refund the full security deposit.


Please note, GBP 20 will be deducted from the refunded amount to cover any international bank charges for deposit refunds made to non-UK banks.


If you cancel your booking after the Initial Cancellation Period, you remain liable for the weekly rent (for each and every week or part week) until you are able to find another tenant that is acceptable to Homes for Students and they are able to re-let the room. The replacement tenant must be over the age of 18 and a have the necessary student status (it is your responsibility to find another tenant and provide them with the correction information). If you find a suitable replacement tenant and the room is re-let they will refund your deposit, less any appropriate charges, as well as a deduction of GBP 50 for the variation of the contract.

Payment Details

Payment Info:-

Pay deposit to confirm your booking.


Rent Payments:-

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April.

If you dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date.

Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in.

When you accept your room offer, youll be given two options:

To pay your rent in full

To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year

Frequently Asked Questions

Are pets allowed?

No pets of any kind are permitted, except registered assistance dogs.

Can I choose who I live with?

If you are applying to live with friends, please ensure that you follow our create application link online, list the friends that you would like to live with and they will then contact them and make the arrangements for you!

Can I choose my room?

If you follow the book now process you can select the room of your choice or you can make special requests within the create application route which they will do our best to accommodate, however all requests and subject to availability and conditions.

Can I request to move rooms during my tenancy?

You would need to make a formal request to the accommodation team of the property you are residing in. If you request to move rooms during your tenancy you will also be issued with new documents confirming the details of the room move which you will need to sign or accept online. Should your new room be more expensive, then you and your Guarantor shall be liable for the higher rent from the date you are given access to it.

Do you provide summer accommodation?

Yes, our summer bookings usually open around March. Keep a look out for pricing and information or contact the property team.

Do I have to move out in the holidays?

Your room is yours for the full contract period and you dont need to move out during academic breaks.

Does my rental price include car parking?

On-site car parking is available at some properties, but is not included within the rental price unless explicitly stated and confirmed in writing. Payments for car parking permits are separate to your tenancy agreement. Please speak to the property team if you wish to purchase a car parking space. Car parking spaces are very limited and are strictly on a first-come first-served basis.

Can I move in before my contract?

Yes you can but it depends on availabilty. Kindly call us for the information.

Does my rental price include insurance?

Contents insurance is included at some properties which will be specified in your tenancy agreement.

Do I need to pay council tax?

If you are a qualifying full time student, you will be exempt from paying Council Tax. You must provide us with your council tax exemption certificate which your university will be able to arrange. If you do not have this when you move in because you have not yet enrolled on your course, please ensure that you bring with you the name of your university and your university student ID number.

What is the process for dealing with complaints?

Stage 1 - Where possible please make your complaint in person at reception or by telephone. Our staff on site will attempt to investigate and deal with the matter immediately. If you are unhappy with the solutions or explanations given you can escalate your complaint to Stage 2 by letter or email to site within 10 working days. 

Stage 2 - Your complaint must be in writing. Our staff will pass your communication to a senior member of staff within the property, who will investigate further and provide a written response within 10 working days where possible. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly. 

Stage 3 - Your complaint must be in writing. In the event that you still feel your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly you can write to the Complaints Panel within property at: Head of Operations ,the property, Building 3, Clock Tower Park, Longmoor Lane, Fazakerley, Liverpool, L10 1LD. The Panel will normally notify you of their decision within 10 working days. You must state why you think your complaint has not been treated fairly or correctly to this point. 

Stage 4 - Member of the Accreditation Network UK (ANUK).

Can I pay in instalments?

If you have a valid UK Guarantor, you can choose to pay your rent in three instalments, which are due in September, January and April. If you dont have a valid UK Guarantor, you are required to pay the full rent in August, 14 days prior to your contract start date. Please note you must have paid the rent due by the time you arrive to check in. Other instalment options may be available.

When do I pay my rent?

When you accept your room offer, youll be given two options: To pay your rent in full To pay your rent in instalments spread throughout the year You can choose whichever is most convenient for you.

What is included in my rent?

All utility bills such as gas, electricity, water are included in your rent. Unlimited Wi-fi* is also included. Your TV licence is not included in your rent as this is not classed as a utility and is your responsibility to purchase. All of our properties offer a Wi-fi connection at the stated level** included within the rent and there is no additional charge for use of the on-site internet. Some providers may offer more services and packages at an additional charge which you are under no obligation to use. If you choose to add additional features to your internet package, that relationship is with you and the service provider directly and does not fall under the terms of your tenancy. For information on the speed of your internet connection, please ask your Property Team for more information. *a one off connection fee may apply dependent on property. Please see your property page and your tenancy agreement for more information. ** the internet speed is the maximum stated speed available into the property

Can I move in before I pay my rent?

All rent that is due must have been paid when you check in. If you are having difficulties or this will be a problem, please contact the property as early as possible who will assist you.

What if I dont have a UK guarantor?

If you are unable to provide your own UK Guarantor, they recommend the service of Housing Hand you can find further information, prices and how to apply on their website.

Who can be a guarantor?

To be a guarantor you must: Be resident in the UK for a minimum of 1 year Be over 21 years of age Be a homeowner or in full time employment) Provide a copy of photographic identification, such as a passport, driving licence or ID badge Provide a copy of proof of your UK address which must be less than 3 months old, such as a utility bill (e.g. electricity, water, gas, telephone), a bank statement or a Council Tax bill.

Can I pay my rent from overseas?

You can pay your rent either online by logging in to your student account, by bank transfer or by credit or debit card over the phone. Your bank may charge you a fee to make an international payment so please make sure you check their terms and conditions first.

What can I do if my student loan hasnt arrived yet?

You can defer your rent instalments to be in line with your student loan payments if you wish. All requests for deferred payments must be made by 1st August in each academic year to the property team. You will be required to provide evidence of your student loan schedule to the property team in order for the payment plan to be set up. You will be required to pay two weeks rent 14 days prior to your contract start date, which will be deducted from the balance of your first instalment on the agreed date. A one off admin fee of 50 will be charged and payable with the initial 2 weeks rent payment and this 50 admin fee will not deducted from the balance of rent due. Please note deferring your rent must be pre-arranged and agreed with the property manager prior to your move in date. If no arrangement has been made, rent is due as per your tenancy agreement.

Do I need a guarantor?

If you wish to pay your rent in instalments, you will need a UK guarantor.

Do I need a guarantor if I am a sponsored student?

They may be able to accept sponsors in place of guarantors in some cases, however this depends on the terms of your sponsorship and whether your sponsor is willing to guarantee rent payments. If you are a sponsored student, please contact your chosen property directly to enquire about using a sponsor in place of guarantor.

Can I pay my rent weekly?

Weekly rent payments are not available, however they offers a number of instalment options for students to pay their rent.

When does the discount come off my rent?

All discounts offered will be deducted off your final instalment of rent.

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