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Twin Room, Ensuite
196 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Single Room, Shared Bathroom
86 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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108 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Single Room, Ensuite
105 square feet
1 Twin Bed
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Get an overview of this hotel
Edinburgh hostel in Newington, near University of Edinburgh

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Laundry facilities
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk
Conference center

With a stay at Pollock Halls, you'll be centrally located in Edinburgh, within a 5-minute drive of University of Edinburgh and Princes Street. This hostel is 1.3 mi (2 km) from Royal Mile and 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from Edinburgh Castle.

Make yourself at home in one of the 2000 guestrooms. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and cable programming is available for your entertainment. Bathrooms have showers and complimentary toiletries. Conveniences include coffee/tea makers, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Take in the views from a garden and make use of amenities such as complimentary wireless Internet access and gift shops/newsstands. Additional amenities at this hostel include wedding services and a picnic area.

At Pollock Halls, enjoy a satisfying meal at the restaurant. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at the bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a 24-hour front desk, luggage storage, and laundry facilities. Limited parking is available onsite.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Renovations & Closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from October 25 2021 to March 1 2022 (dates subject to change):

  • Dining venue(s)

The property is closed between November 5 and May 25.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

The hostel offers a restaurant. A bar/lounge is on site where guests can unwind with a drink. Public areas are equipped with complimentary wireless Internet access. This Edinburgh hostel also offers gift shops/newsstands, a garden, and a picnic area.

Pollock Halls is a smoke-free property.

  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Picnic area
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • ATM/banking
  • Number of restaurants - 1
  • Number of bars/lounges - 1
  • Gift shops or newsstand
  • Conference center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Laundry facilities
  • Parking (limited spaces)
  • Electric car charging station
  • Total number of rooms - 2000
  • Free WiFi
  • Wedding services
  • Smoke-free property
  • Garden

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English

Parking

Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

Pollock Halls offers 2000 accommodations with coffee/tea makers and complimentary toiletries. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers. This Edinburgh hostel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Television
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Free toiletries
  • Shower only
  • Cable TV service
  • Free WiFi
  • Bed sheets not available

Where to Eat

Pollock Halls has a restaurant on site.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Golfing nearby

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 2 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is: 18

Check-out

Check-out time is 11:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets not allowed

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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash

Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a fire extinguisher, a smoke detector, a security system, a first aid kit, and window guards in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions. Contactless check-out is available. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK). This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

Property follows sanitization practices of COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO)

Guest accommodation is not sealed after cleaning

Electrostatic spray is not used for disinfection

Cashless transactions are available

Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly

Temperature checks are not available to guests

Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F

Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant

Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures

Contactless check-out is available

Property is cleaned with disinfectant

Property follows sanitization practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global)

Staff wears personal protective equipment

Security system

Food service has been amended for enhanced safety

Protective clothing is not available to guests

Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas

Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer

Staffed front desk

Social distancing measures are in place

Contactless check-in is not available

No rollaway/extra beds available

Property follows regional sanitization guidelines We're Good To Go (UK)

Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures

Individually-wrapped food options are available

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast

Debit cards

No gap period between guest stays

Hotel Names

  • Edinburgh First Pollock Halls
  • Pollock Halls
  • Pollock Halls Edinburgh First
  • Pollock Halls House
  • Pollock Halls House Edinburgh First
  • Edinburgh First Hotel
  • First Hotel Edinburgh
  • Pollock Halls - Edinburgh 1st
  • Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First Hotel Edinburgh
  • Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First Scotland
  • Pollock Halls Hostel Edinburgh
  • Pollock Halls Hostel
  • Pollock Halls Edinburgh
  • Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First Hotel
  • Pollock Halls Edinburgh
  • Pollock Halls Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
  • Pollock Halls Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Edinburgh

We should mention

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions.

Contactless check-out is available.

Enhanced food service safety measures are in place.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of We're Good To Go (UK).

This property affirms that it adheres to the cleaning and disinfection practices of Ecolab (3rd party expert - Global) and COVID-19 Guidelines (WHO).

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