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Salisbury Court

104 St Leonards Street, EH8 9RD

  • Located close to the University of Edinburgh
  • Great outdoor and indoor social space
  • Views of Arthur’s Seat and close to the historic Royal Mile
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  • 581 Beds

  • 1.0 miles from city centre

About Salisbury Court

Salisbury Court is in an ideal location amidst the popular student hub of Edinburgh. The University of Edinburgh campus is just a short walk away from the property, and so are all the major bus routes. Many of the rooms have amazing views of the stunning Arthur’s seat, in Holyrood Park, as well as being close to the historic Royal Mile.

Studio rooms

Individual flats with your own kitchen and own bathroom


Our studios include a modern fully fitted kitchen and separate en-suite shower room with sink and toilet. They measure approximately 22 -25 meters squared. Fitted with a 3/4 sized bed and private desk with Wi-Fi connected work space. You’ll also find plenty of storage space under your bed in addition to a wardrobe, drawers and shelves.

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Academic year - £248 per week

One Term only - £275 per week


Perfect for students who want to live by themselves, our studios are ideal homes for studying and living independently.

As well as a comfortable three-quarter sized bed, you'll have a fully fitted modern kitchen and separate en-suite shower room with sink and toilet.

You’ll also have a well-equipped and Wi-Fi connected work space, with shelves and drawers.

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

During summer, Edinburgh hosts the biggest international arts festival in the world – the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The festival attracts the biggest names and up-and-coming stars of comedy and entertainment.
Four first year students

All of the following comes included in the room price

With Unite Students you won't have to worry about the little details. We've got everything covered, from internet to contents insurance.

Your living essentials

  • All bills included in the rent

  • Wi-fi included throughout the property

  • Basic contents insurance included

  • Secure properties looked after by service teams 24/7

  • Log any maintenance requests with our teams via the free MyUnite app

  • On site support from property teams

  • 24/7 emergency contact centre

Facilities in Salisbury Court

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    Laundry facilities in the property

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    Bike storage

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    Study and socialise in your common space

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    Furnished bedrooms and fitted kitchens

On your doorstep

Social Scenes
Salisbury Court is in an ideal location which has everything that a student could need. The popular area of Newington is a 2 minute walk, offering many bars, restaurants and supermarkets. The Meadows is a 10 minute walk, famous for its student BBQs in summer!

Also a short walk away is the best night scene in Edinburgh for students, Cowgate and Grassmarket. Here you’ll find a variety of bars, pubs and lots of gigs.
A city of great historical beauty, Edinburgh has much to explore during your stay. Take in the history of Edinburgh Castle, Princes Street, Scott Monument, Royal Mile, Calton Hill and St Giles Cathedral. Alternatively, you can take a look at the buried past of Edinburgh by exploring below the streets at Mary Kings Close or become a part of history in Edinburgh Dungeon.

There are many other attractions worth visiting, such as Camera Obscura, Whisky Heritage Centre, Our Dynamic Earth, Royal Yacht Britannia and Edinburgh Zoo.

Museums and galleries are scattered throughout the city; the National Museum of Scotland, Scottish National Portrait Gallery, Scottish National Gallery and the Dean Galleries are all close to the city centre.

The famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival runs for a month in the summer. If you’d like to stay with us in the summer, speak to a member of our customer services team who will be happy to help.
Getting Active
Edinburgh offers a range of sports facilities to take advantage of. The University of Edinburgh Sport Centre is a 5 minute walk, as is the famous Arthur’s Seat, the greatest of Edinburgh’s outdoor gyms. The Royal Commonwealth Pool is also just around the corner which has and health centre and Edinburgh only public Olympic size swimming pool.

For a change of pace, a short trip to the overlooking Pentland Hills offers skiing, cycling and climbing opportunities.

There are several international standard clubs located in the city. Rugby fans will want to visit Murrayfield Stadium, home to the Scottish Rugby team. If football is more your thing, then local rivals Hibernian and Hearts have stadiums worth a day out at Easter Road and Tynecastle Stadium respectively.

Close and convenient

Travel and Transport
While Edinburgh is easy to walk around, Lothian buses run well-connected bus routes that reach all areas of the city. The nearest bus stop is just at the top of the road.
If you need to get to King’s Building you can take the free shuttle bus from Potterrow, which stops just outside the property.

To travel outside of the city Waverley Train Station is just a 20 minute walk with trains running across the country. Alternatively, you can take the number 100 bus service from the city centre to Edinburgh Airport for flights to the rest of the UK and continental Europe.
Local Essentials
There is a Sainsburys Local South on Clerk Street which is great for picking up basics food items. With lots of great cafés, sandwich shops and The Meadows so close by, there’s always somewhere great to go for lunch.

There are a range of amenities near the property, ranging from supermarkets to specialist stores from Princes Street to the Royal Mile.

Cinemas are close by at Fountain Park, Lothian Road, Omni Centre and Ocean Terminal.

Retail shopping is throughout the city, Princes Street, George Street and Multrees Walk offer high street and designer stores with Jenner’s and John Lewis at the east and west ends.
Your Wellbeing
There are a few doctors and dental practices and clinics close by, and you can register with Practice when you arrive in Edinburgh. St Leonard’s Doctors Surgery and Parkside Dental are both a short walk away. Your university will also offer welfare, financial and career advice to all its students and these can be found in various advice clinics across campus.

Edinburgh Royal Infirmary is a short bus or taxi ride should you need to use its services. If you need to access the hospital, the team will be happy to help you make travel arrangements.