• Birmingham

    Famous for its exuberant nightlife, vast shopping centres, cultural hotspots and historic landmarks. Birmingham is England's second-largest city, which suggests it's got everything that a student needs to have a good time!

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  • Bournemouth

    With 7 miles of beach, a pier and buzzing nightlife - what's not to love about this picturesque seaside town? Bournemouth also has a warmer than average UK climate - so you can really get your tan on during the summer months!

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  • Bristol

    The city is brimming with vibrant cultural hotspots, a buzzing social scene and an overall chilled atmosphere. Renowned for its music and art scenes, and its many festivals, you can expect to have a jam-packed diary all year around.

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  • Cambridge

    This small historic town has plenty to offer including punting down the beautiful river Cam and visiting the many museums of Cambridge. But if the party scene is more your thing, there are also plenty of bars and clubs to cater towards your tastes.

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  • Cardiff

    It's easy to see why Cardiff is the capital of Wales with it's beautiful historic castle and revitalized waterfront. There's always something for students to enjoy, including visiting the quirky comic shops, art centre and weekly farmers markets.

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  • Edinburgh

    Edinburgh, the Scottish capital is home to the much-loved and enjoyed Edinburgh Fringe Festival. It also has many student hotspots including Princes street where you can find all the trendy student shops and classy bars.

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  • Exeter

    Exeter is a city of history, architecture, and culture, with an abundance of shopping opportunities and foodie hotspots thrown in for good measure. What's not to love about this student city?

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  • Lancaster

    Lancaster knows how to spoil you with numerous shops, restaurants, bars and clubs. The city also has many historical hotspots and posesses one of the longest canals in the UK, stretching 43 miles all the way through to Preston.

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  • Lincoln

    Lincoln offers an experience rich in history combined with independent boutique shopping. The city is packed with restaurants and student bars and is surrounded in beautiful countryside. It's obvious why students love Lincoln.

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  • Liverpool

    Liverpool has an abundance of things to offer students such as shopping, unique restaurants and entertainment - including live music. Liverpool also has a nightlife scene with many bars and clubs dotted over the city - you really are spoilt for choice!

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  • London

    It's easy to understand why students love London. The city is made accessible by the underground and has everything a student could possibly want from the Uk's best shopping, restaurants, parks and museums to some of the most unique bars and clubs.

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  • Newcastle

    Newcastle has lots to offer including its historic castle and bridges, restaurants, bars, clubs and extensive shopping - including 600 shops in the city. It's simple to understand why students love this city!

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  • Nottingham

    Nottingham is known for its role in the great Robin Hood legend and sandstone caves underneath the streets of the city. Nottingham also has a beautiful castle to explore along with many shops, restaurants, bars and clubs.

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  • Plymouth

    What's not to love about Plymouth? The beautiful port city in Devon boasts an idyllic harbour, plenty of shopping areas, restaurants, bars and Barbican areas.

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  • Portsmouth

    If you love the sea - Portsmouth is a great choice! From eating and drinking out to shopping and exploring the historical dockyard - there's always something to keep students entertained in Portsmouth.

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  • Southampton

    Southampton is a bustling student city offering museums, music venues, art galleries, award winning parks and incredible shopping facilities. There are also plenty of student bars, clubs and a selection of eateries for you and your flatmates to try!

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Summer Stays at Canal Point, Edinburgh

Whether you're in Edinburgh to study the history, see the fantastic architecture, take in the scenery or have a laugh at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, the world's largest arts festival - we have the perfect summer accommodation for you. This capital of Scotland, is also where JK Rowling wrote the majority of the Harry Potter books so you can see her inspiration and sit in the same Cafe, Alohomora!

Our Canal Point student residence is empty during July and August which seems a shame, so we open it up to everyone, offering great value short stay apartments from just £40 per night. The building is located in central Edinburgh, close to the Grassmarket and within a 15-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. All accommodation at Canal Point has a modern design with turquoise finishes.

Address

Canal Point,
22 West Tollcross,
Edinburgh, EH3 9QW

Contact

Tel: +44(0)1312012440

Email us

 

 

Our Rooms

We have 2 room types to choose from; 

  • En Suite Bedroom
    All rooms include a small double bed (4ft), private en suite bathroom and access to a fully equipped shared kitchen and living area. Linen and towels are provided.
     
  • Studio Flat
    All rooms include a full double bed, private en suite bathroom and a fully equipped kitchenette. Did we mention, you'll also have great views over the city. Linen and towels are provided.

En Suite Bedroom

Shared Kitchen

En Suite Bathroom

Studio Flat

Studio Flat Kitchenette

General Information 

  • High-speed Broadband and WiFi included
  • Private en suite bathroom with every room
  • Access to the laundry room
  • 24/7 on-site staff
  • Common room available
  • Major bus routes into town and the airport
  • A short walk from the tram stop, local supermarkets 
  • 15-20 minute walk to the historic old town
  • Luggage storage available before check in and after check out

 

Important Information

  • Check-in: Anytime from 3 pm
  • Check-out: By 10 am
  • Extra beds: No capacity for extra beds  
  • Cancellation: All rooms are non-refundable
  • Smoking: All of our rooms are non-smoking
  • Pets: No pets allowed
  • Toiletries: Not included

 

Book Your Room

Rooms are available from Saturday 6th July 2019 until Sunday 1st September 2019.

Are you a Language School or organising a summer group of more than 10 people? Click here for details.

Click here to read our Summer Booking Terms and Conditions.

Getting to us From

Edinburgh Airport:
  • Bus number 300 to Semple Street every 20 minutes until 11 pm (between 40-70 minutes depending on the time of day). Walk 2 minutes from Semple Street, £4.50 single
  • A taxi would take roughly 20-30 minutes and cost about £25.00
  • The Tram, available every 7-10 minutes from 6 am to 11 pm. Walk from West End - Princes Street (£6.00 single)
Edinburgh Waverley Train Station:
  • Walk, enjoy a gentle 25-minute walk and take in the sights
  • A taxi would take roughly 10-15 minutes and cost between £10.00 and 15.00 
Edinburgh Bus Station:
  • Bus number 16 to Home Street - £1.70 single
Parking:
  • Multistory on Semple Street operated by Britannia Parking and can pre-reserve a space on their website.