Pollock Halls

Self Rated: 3.0 out of 5
18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, EH16 5AY, United Kingdom
4.0 out of 5 rating 717 reviews TripAdvisor Rating: 4.0
Property Details

Property Location

With a stay at Pollock Halls, you'll be centrally located in Edinburgh, within a 5-minute drive of Royal Mile and Palace of Holyroodhouse. This hostel is 1 mi (1.7 km) from University of Edinburgh and 1.4 mi (2.2 km) from Grassmarket.


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. A complimentary full breakfast is included.

Business, Other Amenities

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


Distances are displayed to the nearest 0.1 mile and kilometer.

Royal Commonwealth Pool - 0.1 km / 0.1 mi
Queen's Hall - 0.8 km / 0.5 mi
The Meadows - 0.9 km / 0.6 mi
Surgeon's Hall - 1.1 km / 0.7 mi
Holyrood Park - 1.2 km / 0.7 mi
George Square - 1.3 km / 0.8 mi
Festival Theatre - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
University of Edinburgh - 1.4 km / 0.8 mi
Potterrow Student Centre - 1.4 km / 0.9 mi
Our Dynamic Earth - 1.5 km / 0.9 mi
Edinburgh Vaults - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Princes Street - 1.6 km / 1 mi
Arthur's Seat - 1.7 km / 1 mi
Museum of Childhood - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi
Royal Mile - 1.7 km / 1.1 mi

The preferred airport for Pollock Halls is Edinburgh (EDI) - 23.2 km / 14.4 mi

Check-in time starts at 2pm. Check-out time is 11am.
Property Policies

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.

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

  • Contactless check-out is available.

  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.
  • Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

  • -Free WiFi
  • -Wedding services
  • -Smoke-free property
  • -24-hour front desk
  • -Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • -Laundry facilities
  • -Gift shops or newsstand
  • -ATM/banking
  • -Bar/lounge
  • -Free breakfast
  • -Conference center
  • -Parking (limited spaces)
  • -Restaurant
  • -Luggage storage
  • -Garden
  • -Picnic area
  • -Electric car charging station
  • -Elevator