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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 8.0 for a two-person trip.

Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) has been welcoming Booking.com guests since Dec 21, 2015

Property Highlights

Located in the real heart of Edinburgh, this property has an excellent location score of 8.1!


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
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Property questions and answers
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  • Child 9 years old is allowed to live
    Accompanied by an adult yes
    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.
    Answered on January 13, 2020
  • Is there a communal kitchen?
    Yes, our apartments all have a shared communal kitchen that is fully equipped
    Answered on October 20, 2019
  • 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.
    Answered on June 30, 2021
  • 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.
    Answered on June 14, 2021
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Amenities of Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House)
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels/Sheets (extra fee)
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
Activities
  • Walking tours
  • Pool table Additional charge
Living Area
  • Desk
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
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
  • Key card access
General
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hardwood or parquet floors
  • Heating
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
Sustainability initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and eco-friendly travel

House rules

Destiny Student - Holyrood (Brae House) takes special requests – add in the next step!

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 100 is required on arrival. That's about 120.94USD. 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.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

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 is available prior check in and after check out 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.

Windows are restricted from opening fully due to building’s health and safety policy.

A damage deposit of GBP 100 is required on arrival. That's about 120.94USD. 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)

  • 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.

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

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

    • Double
    • Studio
    • Apartment
    • Twin

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

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

    • Pool table
    • Walking tours

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