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Destiny Student – Brae House (Campus Accommodations) is a glass-covered student campus accommodations lying in the shadow of Arthur’s Seat. Sitting at the foot of the Royal Mile, the National Parliament and Holyrood Palace are less than 5 minutes' walk away. A short stroll up the Royal Mile brings guests in the heart of the Old Town, Edinburgh’s historic district.

The property has double rooms with attached bathroom with a shared kitchen and living area. There are also private apartments for larger groups or families. Studios with private bathrooms, and private kitchen and living areas are also available.

All rooms are en-suite with 47 in-wide small double beds and fresh linen access to kitchen facilities and living areas with TV. Guests can make use of free WiFi access in all areas, as well as the common area, games room and pay-as-you-go laundry facility. Simple key fob entry throughout the building.

Staff are on hand 24 hours a day to provide information on the building and the local area.

Brae House is a great option for guests interested in architecture, history and fitness with many local runs and parks within close proximity.

This is our guests' favorite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

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Four-Bedroom Apartment
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 full bed
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Max adults: 10. Max children: 4
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  • Bedroom 2: 1 full bed
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  • Bedroom 4: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 5: 1 full bed
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Max adults: 12. Max children: 4
Six-Bedroom Apartment
  • Bedroom 1: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 2: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 3: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 4: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 5: 1 full bed
  • Bedroom 6: 1 full bed
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About Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House)

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  • Child 9 years old is allowed to live

    Accompanied by an adult yes


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    Asked about: Double Room En-Suite • Answered on October 20, 2019
  • What is the cost of double bedding and towels for 2 people, 3 nights in August 2020

    Bed linen is included in the price of the reservation. Towels can be rented from reception for £3.00.


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    Answered on January 13, 2020
  • Hi do you have to pay for the street parking?

    Hi there, There is free parking available on the streets immediately adjacent to our property. Please enquire at reception for further details.


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    Answered on June 13, 2021
  • Hi is this accomadation OK for families children. Is it quiet etc thsnks

    Hi, yes we are family friendly. We will do our best to accommodate you in a quieter part of our building once you requested on the time of your reservation. Thank you


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    Asked about: Four-Bedroom Apartment • Answered on June 3, 2021
  • Is there a communal kitchen?

    Yes, our apartments all have a shared communal kitchen that is fully equipped


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    Asked about: Double Room En-Suite • Answered on October 20, 2019
  • Are there plates, bowls, mugs and cutlery?

    All our kitchens (communal & studio) are equipped with all basic cooking utensils.


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    Asked about: Standard Studio • Answered on July 20, 2020
  • Hi what time is last check in

    Hi, check-in is 3pm. Kind regards, Destiny Student.


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    Answered on August 3, 2021
  • Where can I park if I stay here and about how much will it cost? I

    Hi, we don't have any private parking within Braehouse but the streets around the building provide free unrestricted parking. Guests can usually find parking within a 5-10 minute walk. Kind regards, Destiny Student.


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    Answered on July 20, 2021
  • hey, looking to cycle through to this accomodation. noticed it has bicycle parking but I can't see any images. where is the bike parking? thanks

    Hi , We have an internal court yard where you can lock your bike. It is a safe place with security cameras but we are not responsible in case of any damages. Regards


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    Answered on June 5, 2021
  • if I were to make a booking could I drop a bag off earlier in the day before checking in later ?

    Hi, Yes, if you arrive before 3pm you may store your luggage at reception.


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    Answered on June 30, 2021
  • Is it possible to have a kettle in the room?

    Kettles are not inside the bedrooms but are available in the kitchen area


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    Asked about: Double Room En-Suite • Answered on April 27, 2021
  • Hi, is it possible to store bags in the building before check-in and after check-out? And is there any additional charge for this?

    Hi, Luggage storage is free prior to check-in. On the day of your departure it costs £5 per luggage to store at reception for the remainder of that day.


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    Answered on August 10, 2021
  • If you hire a four bedroom apartment do you share cooking facilities/sitting room?

    If you book a private apartment the kitchen/sitting room is reserved for your group only.


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    Asked about: Four-Bedroom Apartment • Answered on May 23, 2021
  • where is the nearest car park to hear?

    While we do not have allocated parking at Brae House, the streets around the property offer free, unrestricted parking. We find that guests are usually able to find parking within a 5-10 minute walk of the accommodation.


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    Answered on July 25, 2021
  • Hi, How much is the security deposit for the room and do I need the same card used for the booking? (Travelling for work and it’ll be booked by work

    there is no deposit needed for individual rooms, just whole flats. The card need not be the same one as used to book.


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    Answered on August 8, 2021
  • Hello, may I leave my backpack at the reception for a few hours after check-out? Do I need to pay for that? Thanks.

    Hi, yes it is £5 per bag for baggage storage after checkout. Kind regards, Destiny Student.


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    Answered on July 20, 2021
  • Hi, what options are included with the breakfast please? Thanks.

    Hi! For the breakfast we offer choice from crumpets or croissants with toppings like jam, Nutella, peanut butter, marmalade. For drink choice of different tea or coffee. Kind Regards, Destiny Student.


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    Answered on June 27, 2021
  • Hello, are we able to keep bikes in the room? or do you have secure bike storage? thanks

    Hello, yes we have secure on site bike storage. Kind regards, Destiny Student.


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    Answered on June 18, 2021
  • What time is check-in and check-out please?

    Hi. Check-in is at 3pm and check-out is at 10am. Kind regards, Destiny Student.


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    Asked about: Double Room En-Suite • Answered on July 28, 2021
  • Hi do you have parking?

    Hi, We have no private parking but the streets surrounding the building have free unrestricted parking. You should find a space within a 5-10 minute walk of the accommodation. Kind regards, Destiny Student.


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    Answered on July 13, 2021
Area Info *
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Located in the historic old town

Stay in the oldest part of Scotland's capital, where gas lamps light up elegant buildings and cobblestone streets. Nearby, the impressive Edinburgh Castle looks over the city.

What's nearby
  • Palace of Holyrood House
    0.2 miles
  • Nelson Monument
    0.3 miles
  • Scottish Poetry Library
    0.4 miles
  • Our Dynamic Earth
    0.4 miles
  • Calton Hill
    0.4 miles
  • The City of Edinburgh Council
    0.5 miles
  • Edinburgh Playhouse
    0.5 miles
  • Omni Center
    0.6 miles
  • Museum of Childhood
    0.6 miles
  • Geoffrey Kiltmakers and Weavers
    0.6 miles
Top attractions
  • Arthur's Seat
    0.8 miles
  • The Real Mary King's Close
    0.8 miles
  • National Museum of Scotland
    0.9 miles
  • Royal Mile
    1 miles
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions
    1.1 miles
  • University of Edinburgh
    1.1 miles
  • Edinburgh Castle
    1.2 miles
  • Royal Yacht Britannia
    1.8 miles
  • Murrayfield Stadium
    2.8 miles
  • Edinburgh Zoo
    3.9 miles
Natural Beauty
  • Mountain Arthurs Seat
    0.5 miles
Closest Airports
  • Edinburgh Airport
    7.5 miles
  • Dundee Airport
    34.8 miles
  • Glasgow Airport
    49.2 miles
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Amenities of Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House)
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Pool table Additional charge
  • Game room
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Parking options available
  • Street parking
Services
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage Additional charge
  • Fax/Photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
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Sustainability initiatives

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Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 10:00 AM

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of GBP 250 is required on arrival. That's about 330.50USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 18 and above are considered adults at this property.

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Crib and extra bed policies

There's no capacity for cribs at this property.

This property doesn't offer extra beds.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Mastercard Visa Discover American Express Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

A prepayment of the full amount will be taken at the time of booking and is required to secure your reservation.

Please note, all beds are 47 in-wide small double beds, oppose to 53 in-wide standard double beds

Towels are available from reception and cost GBP 3 per towel.

Free luggage storage available prior to check-in.

Luggage storage after check-out is available at a cost of GBP 5 per bag.

Shower gel is available at reception.

Double rooms have access to a shared fully equipped kitchen.

Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

No meal options available.

All rooms are nonsmoking and there is a fine of GBP 150 for smoking in the building.

Please inform Destiny Student - Brae House (Campus Accommodations) in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

We need a valid credit card to charge a security deposit for the room.

A damage deposit of GBP 250 is required on arrival. That's about 330.50USD. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House)

  • Yes, Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) is popular with guests booking family stays.

  • Check-in at Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:00 AM.

  • The following parking options are available to guests staying at Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) (subject to availability):

    • Street parking

  • Room options at Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) include:

    • Double
    • Studio
    • Apartment
    • Twin

  • The prices at Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

  • Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) is 1 miles from the center of Edinburgh.

  • Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Pool table
    • Game room
    • Walking tours