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Kincaid's Court Reviews

15 Reviews by Students
#21 out of 53 halls at University of Edinburgh

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Decent accommodation, bedrooms good, shared facilities okay, excellent location for university sites and shopping, immediately next to most night life, common room area fairly small but okay. However it is LOUD as many rooms are either facing the courtyard (which gets noisy as many people sit there) or streets with clubs and bars on which gets very rowdy at night. But overall good accommodation, nothing fancy but in a great location (particularly for freshers)

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By member915976
On 29th September 15

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Most helpful review

Decent accommodation, bedrooms good, shared facilities okay, excellent location for university sites and shopping, immediately next to most night life, common room area fairly small but okay. However it is LOUD as many rooms are either facing the courtyard (which gets noisy as many people sit there) or streets with clubs and bars on which gets very rowdy at night. But overall good accommodation, nothing fancy but in a great location (particularly for freshers)

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Hall management
Cleaning
Common room / Social spaces
Social experience
Internet / Wifi
By member915976
On 29th September 15

Kincaid's Court Information

Price from£117.87 per week (subject to availability)
CateringSelf-catered
No. of rooms255
CampusCity centre
PostcodeEH1 1JT

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 15th May 18

Only good thing is the internet this place is a hole the cleaners do not do their jobs and the rent is extortionate

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Student Review: 1 /5
By On 30th March 18

Internet good flats disgusting cleaning minimal No value for money, don't make your parents pay for halls here I paid £645 a month and that was one of the cheaper ones

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 24th May 17

Expensive as f***, but great location and social scene.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 15th May 17

Great place to live in first year. Really lively and close to uni, clubs and shops. The grime is endearing.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 13th April 17

bangin location, courtyard is good for meeting people, no point applying if you dont like parties and a bit of fun

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th September 15

Decent accommodation, bedrooms good, shared facilities okay, excellent location for university sites and shopping, immediately next to most night life, common room area fairly small but okay. However it is LOUD as many rooms are either facing the courtyard (which gets noisy as many people sit there) or streets with clubs and bars on which gets very rowdy at night. But overall good accommodation, nothing fancy but in a great location (particularly for freshers)

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 29th September 15

Kinciad's Court is an extremely sociable, friendly student accommodation. If you love a good flat party this is the place for you! My favourite thing about Kincaid's is the location - it's so close to everything at the university and unlike some other accommodation does not require a 30/40 min walk to get everywhere.

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 4th July 15

In comparison to other halls, you pay for what you get. Facilities are basic in the kitchen/living area, and rooms are what you would expect. Location wise, Kincaid's is fantastic. It is right on the Cowgate, which hosts numerous clubs (Cab Vol, Hive, Bongo) and bars (Three sisters, Sneaky Pete's, the Tron): ideal for a true fresher's experience. For those of you who will be using trains, it's a max. 10 minute walk from Waverley. In terms of shops, there's a Tesco Express 2 mins away on North Bridge St. Further down the road, there is a bigger Tesco Metro, and a Lidl. Plenty of places to eat on this road as well, from little cafes to KFC to the infamous Mosque Kitchen. The george square/bristo square campus is 5 mins walk. The gym is also a 5 minute walk along the Cowgate. So, to sum up, the location is the best aspect of these halls. Common room had table tennis and fooseball. I was in block 4, which was a 12 person flat. So, socially, it was great too!

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Student Review: 5 /5
By On 4th July 15

Good halls, fun and perfect for self catered. Couldn't be more central being 5 minutes from the campus and 2 from the royal mile!

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Student Review: 4 /5
By On 3rd July 15

I enjoyed my time at Kincaid's a lot. It was just 5 minutes from my campus, and so close to Princes Street too. I loved being so central and I've made lots of great friends from halls.

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