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Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

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Came as a party of two and had booked two rooms. For some reason (which i suspect was due to sexism because we were two lads) our two pre-booked rooms were placed in two separate buildings of Building A and Building B which made for...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

My room was clean, and the location of the place is accessible and offers a nice view of Arthur's Seat. All in all, the place is a university dorm and not a hotel, so set expectations accordingly; shared hall bathrooms, creaky twin beds, no A/C,...More

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Response from EdinburghFirst, Manager at Pollock Halls - Edinburgh FirstResponded 4 days ago

Thank you for your positive review of our hotel following your stay. We hope that you choose Pollock Halls as your hotel of your choice on your next journey to Edinburgh. Best wishes, Christine Kelly

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed here for a night. Rooms were clean. Bathroom was decent. Beds were not the most comfortable. Check in was a bit 😵. Got there around 14:20 and got checked in around 15:00. There was a pretty long queue of people all going to the...More

Thank Peter S
Response from EdinburghFirst, Manager at Pollock Halls - Edinburgh FirstResponded 1 week ago

Dear Peter Thank you for reviewing your stay at Pollock Halls. I am delighted to read your comments about your breakfast but disappointed to read that you encountered delays when checking in. This was an extremely busy day and unexpectedly all guests seemed to choose...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Great natural environment and tasty food!! The staff at JMCC restaurant are extremely friendly! Pollock Halls is close to Arthur's seat and Holyrood park, and it takes less than 25 minutes to go to the city centre on foot. We had a wonderful time!More

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Response from EdinburghFirst, Manager at Pollock Halls - Edinburgh FirstResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your positive review of our hotel following your stay. I am delighted to read your wonderful feedback which have been shared with the catering team to ensure the team members are adequately recognised and we work hard to keep our high standards....More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed one night here whilst in town for a concert the rooms were adequate but the mattresses & pillows were not comfortable it didn’t really matter as we were only here for a night. Check in took an hour there was a huge queue and...More

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Response from EdinburghFirst, Manager at Pollock Halls - Edinburgh FirstResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for reviewing your stay at Pollock Halls. I am delighted to read your comments about your breakfast but disappointed to read that you encountered delays when checking in. This was an extremely busy day and unexpectedly all guests seemed to choose the same...More

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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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"3016 was comfortable and clean."
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"Most rooms are in modern blocks, clean and functional."
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"I stayed on fourth floor in the Baird Block. Good room."
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