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Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)

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Laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets
Laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets
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Laptop workspace, free WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)

Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)

2 out of 5

3.6/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • 24/7 front desk

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitiser provided

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile5 min walk
  • Popular LocationScott Monument20 min walk
  • Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral20 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)37 min drive

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About this area


Located in Edinburgh, Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation) is in the city centre. The area's natural beauty can be seen at Arthur's Seat and Calton Hill, while Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden are popular area attractions. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 5 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 5 min walk
  • Scottish Parliament - 6 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 20 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 17 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 37 min drive


  • Red Kite Café - 5 min walk
  • The Manna House - 6 min walk
  • Polentoni - 6 min walk
  • The Kilderkin - 7 min walk
  • Clarinda's Tearoom - 8 min walk

About this property

Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation)

Hostel with 24-hour front desk, walk to Palace of Holyroodhouse
Along with concierge services, this smoke-free hostel has laundry facilities and a 24-hour front desk. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, tour/ticket assistance, multilingual staff and a TV in a common area are on-site. Rooms offer free WiFi and showers.
Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation) offers 411 forms of accommodation. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include a shower. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter
Follows the regional cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK)


Contactless social distancing and check-out
Cashless transactions are available for all charges at the property
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Things to do

  • Billiards/pool table

Family friendly

  • Laundry facilities


  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)


  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets
  • Heating


  • Shower


  • Laptop-friendly workspace

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 10 AM

Special check-in instructions

To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 24 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation
Towels are not included in the room rate. Towels are available for a surcharge.

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Credit card charges are subject to a surcharge

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property
This property serves as accommodation for students during designated school terms.

Property is also known as

Destiny Student Brae House Hostel Edinburgh
Destiny Student Brae House Hostel
Destiny Student Brae House Edinburgh
Destiny Student Brae House Campus Accommodation Hostel Edinburgh
Destiny Student - Brae House Edinburgh, Scotland
Destiny Student - Brae House Edinburgh Scotland
Destiny Student Brae House Campus Accommodation Hostel
Destiny Student Brae House Campus Accommodation Edinburgh
Destiny Student Holyrood Brae House Hostel Edinburgh
Destiny Student Holyrood Brae House Hostel
Destiny Student Holyrood Brae House Edinburgh
Destiny Student Holyrood Brae House
Destiny Student Holyrood (Brae House)
Destiny Student - Holyrood (Campus Accommodation) Edinburgh
Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) Edinburgh
Destiny Student Brae House (Campus Accommodation)
Destiny Student Brae House
Destiny Student Holyrood (Brae House)

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Rating 5 - Excellent. 59 out of 359 reviews
5 - Excellent 16%
Rating 4 - Good. 173 out of 359 reviews
4 - Good 48%
Rating 3 - Okay. 73 out of 359 reviews
3 - Okay 20%
Rating 2 - Poor. 36 out of 359 reviews
2 - Poor 10%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 18 out of 359 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
Very well located but the room is way too hot to sleep at night. The employee at the reception told me to back for a fan latter on in the day and when I did, his colleague let me know that all fans were already out. Basically, they know they have an issue with rooms temperature (many other comments point this out) but they are not willing to purchase one fan per room.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Convenient, if a little hot!!
This is the perfect place to stay overnight in Edinburgh, very affordable. However it is very slightly off the beaten track and is a fair walk to the City Centre, including hills. The staff are always friendly and knowledgable, however, there is one problem with Brae House and that is that because it is a concrete construction, the upper floors do tend to get extremely hot during the summer days and nights, and it is very difficult to control the temperature of the building - being student accommodation there is no air conditioning! Fans are provided but even so it remains a major issue here.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness
Did the job. Shower didn’t drain and it wasn’t very clean. Bed was also really bad. Service was great though.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Never stay again
Worst ever for over $100 a night.. The place was like a maze to get around with no map available.light going out in the hallways, so felt on spooky unsside going to my at front desk, not helpful loo, no soap, no fans... the room had to be over 80F and window only opened a crack. The room was fairly clean but bed sheets smelt unclean..pillow case too small not covering pillow so the pillow half hung out, location was okay as this was one of the reasons why I choose this place but for the price it's a rip off. Would not stay again prefer pay a little more and have air-con in such warmer summer weather..
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2019