Portsburgh Court

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4.7(13 reviews)

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Property details

Discover the culture spots of Old & New Town from Portsburgh Court student halls, located across the street from Edinburgh College of Art

  • Address:

    56 Lady Lawson Street, Old and New Town, Edinburgh, EH3 9DH

  • Distance to University of Edinburgh(Old College Campus):
    • 13mins
    • 11mins
    • 3mins
  • Facilities: Furnished, Laundry
  • Bills included: WiFi, Water, Electricity, Heating, Gas
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    Private room

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    Private Room

    No need to share in a private room, your sleep/​study space is your own. Get to know your neighbors in any shared additional living space and facilities. See the property description for full details.

    Ensuite SilverPrivate bathroomappr. 18m²Small double bed (appr. 125cm*190cm)More details
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    £195 /week
    Move in Sep 4, 2021Move out Jul 9, 2022
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    £195 /week
    Move in Sep 5, 2020Move out Aug 28, 2021
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    Move in Sep 5, 2020Move out Jul 10, 2021
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    £195 /week
    Ensuite Silver PlusPrivate bathroomSmall double bed (appr. 125cm*190cm)More details
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    £215 /week
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    Ensuite BronzePrivate bathroomappr. 15-16.5m²Small double bed (appr. 125cm*190cm)More details
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    £189 /week
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    Entire Place

    Relax in the privacy of a fully self-contained property. Your living space, cooking and bathing facilities are all just for you. Apply as a group with friends to rent larger places and share the cost.

    Studio Bronze PlusPrivate bathroomSmall double bed (appr. 125cm*190cm)More details
    Move in Sep 4, 2021Move out Aug 27, 2022
    Stay 51 weeks
    £249 /week
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    Studio SilverPrivate bathroomSmall double bed (appr. 125cm*190cm)More details
    Move in Sep 4, 2021Move out Aug 27, 2022
    Stay 51 weeks
    £265 /week
    Move in Sep 5, 2020Move out Aug 28, 2021
    Stay 51 weeks
    £255 /week
    Move in Sep 5, 2020Move out Jul 10, 2021
    Stay 44 weeks
    £255 /week
    Move in Sep 4, 2021Move out Jul 9, 2022
    Stay 44 weeks
    £265 /week
    Studio GoldPrivate bathroomDouble bed (appr. 135cm*190cm)More details
    Move in Sep 4, 2021Move out Aug 27, 2022
    Stay 51 weeks
    £275 /week
    Last rooms left!
    Move in Sep 5, 2020Move out Aug 28, 2021
    Stay 51 weeks
    £265 /week
    Studio BronzePrivate bathroomSmall double bed (appr. 125cm*190cm)More details
    Move in Sep 5, 2020Move out Jul 10, 2021
    Stay 44 weeks
    £225 /week
    Move in Sep 4, 2021Move out Aug 27, 2022
    Stay 51 weeks
    £235 /week
    Move in Sep 4, 2021Move out Jul 9, 2022
    Stay 44 weeks
    £235 /week
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    Facilities & Services

    Facilities
    • Bike storage
    • Reception
    • Onsite Manager
    • Elevators
    • Entertainment Area/ Room
    • Fully Furnished
    • Communal Laundry (Coin-operated)
    • Communal Kitchen
    Security & Safety
    • CCTV / Surveillance Cameras
    • Security Alarm
    • Maintenance Team (Daytime only)
    • Security Officer (24-hour patrol)
    • Controlled Access Gate (24-hour)
    Property Rules
    • No Smoking

    Your Bills

    Inclusive of
    • Cleaning Service
    • Wifi
    • Water
    • Contents Insurance
    • Electricity
    • Heating
    • Gas
    Facilities and fares are subject to the final contract.

    Cancellation Policy

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    No Visa No Pay:Your booking can be cancelled for free if the Visa application has been deniedNo Place No Pay:A booking can be cancelled for free if you have failed to obtain the required qualifications to get into your university of choiceCOVID-19 Cancelation Policy:

    We know this is a difficult time for existing and soon-to-be University students, to be making decisions about your future; so we're making clear our Covid-l9 Booking Promise to all customers choosing to live with us from September, for the 2020/2021 season.


    • If your course start date is delayed, we'll put back the start of your tenancy at no additional cost to you, to match the starting month of your course.

    • If you don't get the required Visa in order to study in the UK, we will cancel your booking on your request.

    • If you're unable to undertake pre-sessional, English Language courses that are required in order to take up your University place, we will cancel your booking at your request.

    • If government travel restrictions are in place that prevent you from travelling to the UK, we will cancel your booking at your request.


    We remain here, and remain open 24/7 and we share your desire to continue to make plans for your future at University.

    We're always grateful when you choose us to play a part in that future.

    Additional Information

    BOOKINGS MADE PRIOR TO 1 AUGUST 2021

    7-Day Cooling-off Period

    You can cancel your booking in writing or by sending an email directly to the Property Team within 7 days of accepting your tenancy agreement. If you decide to cancel your accommodation booking within these 7 days you will receive a full refund of your deposit. No fees, no fuss.

    If you decide to cancel your booking after the 7-day cooling-off period, the below procedures will apply depending on your circumstances:

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Failure to receive grades (all academic years)
    • Failure to obtain visa (all academic years)
    • Studying in an alternative city
    • The pre-sessional English language course required to take up your university place is cancelled
    • Deferment of University entry (all academic years)

    If you secure your accommodation and then for the above reasons are no longer able to attend the affiliated University, official written evidence from the relevant University and/or Summer School and/or UCAS and/or VISA authorities/embassy must be sent directly to the Property Team within 3 calendar days of the results or decision being published. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full deposit will be returned.

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Government travel restrictions prevent you from travelling to the UK

    If you secure your accommodation and then Government imposed travel restrictions prevent you from travelling to the UK to take up your place at university, official written evidence from the University confirming that you have cancelled your studies and will not be enrolled as a student at the University for the 2021/22 academic year must be sent to the Property Team before the tenancy start date. If sufficient evidence is provided, you will be eligible for release from the tenancy agreement and the full deposit will be returned.

    Alternatively, you may request that the start of your tenancy be put back to the first day of the month in which the restrictions are lifted and you are able to travel to the UK. Please submit your request to the Property Team before the tenancy start date. If sufficient evidence is provided, we will change your tenancy start date to the first day of the month in which the travel restrictions are lifted. We will send you written confirmation of your new tenancy start date. We will also apply a credit to your account for the accommodation fees for the period from your original tenancy start date to the new tenancy start date.

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Change of mind
    • Booked different accommodation
    • Accepted onto a placement

    If you do not wish to live at the accommodation for the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person to take over your tenancy. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). The replacement person must sign a contract for the entire length of your tenancy agreement and secure this with payment of the deposit. If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the start date of the replacement persons tenancy, and landlord will return your deposit in full.Please note that your deposit will be retained and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.

    1. BOOKINGS MADE ON OR AFTER 1 AUGUST 2021

    If you book your accommodation on or after 1 August 2021, your cooling off period will reduce to 24 hours only from point of acceptance. If you cancel your booking within these 24 hours, your full deposit will be returned. Should you wish to cancel after these 24 hours, the procedures detailed in sections A and C of this policy will apply depending on your circumstances.

    2. CANCELLATIONS FOLLOWING TENANCY START DATE

    Should you wish to cancel after your tenancy has started the below procedures will apply depending on your circumstances.

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Failure to make grades required to complete academic year
    • Eviction from University
    • Voluntarily withdrawn from University

    If you are unable to continue your studies at university and will no longer be a university student, you may be eligible to be released from your tenancy. Your request to cancel must be submitted directly to the Property Team in writing or via email and be accompanied by evidence of your withdrawal from university and the reasons behind this.

    If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure).

    The following procedure applies to the below:

    • Placement
    • Single Semester Course

    If you want to cancel your tenancy due to the above reasons, you will be required to find a replacement person for the remainder of your tenancy period. The replacement person must sign a contract for the remaining length of your tenancy agreement and secure this with payment of the deposit. The replacement person must be a student and match the preferences of the accommodation (e.g. female only flat). If a replacement person is found, you will be released from your tenancy agreement from the start date of the replacement person’s tenancy and Student Roost will return your deposit (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure).Please note that your deposit will be retained and you will remain liable for all accommodation fees until a replacement person is found.

    Illness

    If you wish to leave the accommodation due to illness, this will be assessed on a case-by-case basis. The request to cancel must be made in writing or via email to the Property Team and any documentation supporting the reasons for the request must also be provided. Until a decision has been made, you will remain liable for all accommodation fees. If a tenancy release is not granted, you will be required to find a replacement person before you are released from your tenancy. If you are granted a tenancy release, your deposit will be returned to you (minus any deductions relating to the condition of the accommodation upon your departure).

    Updated 11 February 2021

    Reviews

    4.7
    Based on 13 reviews
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    孔**扬
    From China MainlandCheck in 
    University of Nottingham(Jubilee Campus)

    5.0
    Apr/14/2021
    设施都是非常新的,reception的工作人员也非常热情。 平时收快递非常方便,楼下就有超市曲学校和市中心都非常的方便。 总之是非常好的 入住体验。推荐
    何**怡
    From China MainlandCheck in 
    University of Edinburgh(George Square Main Campus)

    5.0
    Apr/13/2021
    设施比较齐全,各方面都还不错,推荐大家选择
    王**航
    From China MainlandCheck in 
    University of Edinburgh(George Square Main Campus)

    5.0
    Apr/13/2021
    附近交通很便利,超市很多,管理人员很热情,值得居住。
    李**辰
    From China MainlandCheck in 
    University of Edinburgh(George Square Main Campus)

    5.0
    Jan/06/2021
    前台小姐姐非常nice,为人非常负责,公寓消毒到位。
    Liu******an
    From China MainlandCheck in 
    University of Edinburgh(George Square Main Campus)

    5.0
    Jan/06/2021
    挺不错的,周围都很便利,楼下就是超市. 前台小姐姐很nice
    B***n
    University of Edinburgh

    5.0
    Oct/14/2018
    Great place !
    匿*

    5.0
    May/26/2013
    On-site UNITE team are friendly and approachable
    匿*

    5.0
    May/26/2013
    ... space, means you can socialise easily. The communal area is good for watching tv and getting to know more people in the buidling.
    2 people found this helpful.
    匿*

    5.0
    May/26/2013
    I am very glad that I have decided to stay with Unite.
    匿*

    5.0
    May/26/2013
    :)
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