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Robertson's Close was an OK living space. The rooms were nice and private and the kitchens had ample space to work. However, the toilets never flushed properly and the hot water didn't always function. The laundry machines broke quite often but they just switched to a new system that might be better. It's quite a loud place to live: if you're facing the courtyard, you can hear every conversation outside, plus some indoors as well. If you're facing the street, you have the bar noise, the street noise, etc. There were mice that infested the building and the management refused to do anything about it. Good location near Old College, Tesco, the gym, the Royal Mile, etc which is Robertson's Close's only redeeming quality.

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By member638052
On 16th May 19

University of Edinburgh Hall Rankings


South Clerk Street #36
Blackfriars Street #37
Mylnes Court #38
Fraser Court #39
Robertson's Close #40
New Arthur Place #41
Blackwood Crescent/Causewayside #42
College Wynd #43
Sciennes #44
Warrender Park Road #45

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Most helpful review

Robertson's Close was an OK living space. The rooms were nice and private and the kitchens had ample space to work. However, the toilets never flushed properly and the hot water didn't always function. The laundry machines broke quite often but they just switched to a new system that might be better. It's quite a loud place to live: if you're facing the courtyard, you can hear every conversation outside, plus some indoors as well. If you're facing the street, you have the bar noise, the street noise, etc. There were mice that infested the building and the management refused to do anything about it. Good location near Old College, Tesco, the gym, the Royal Mile, etc which is Robertson's Close's only redeeming quality.

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By member638052
On 16th May 19

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Covid-19 Response

TEACHING DELIVERY STATUS:
Confirmed Sept/Oct start
TEACHING MODE:
Online learning
OPEN DAYS:
Virtual open day on 21st -24th June
TEACHING NOTES:
All learning and teaching will restart digitally. Following further Scottish Government guidance - the university has decided that teaching and assessment for Undergraduate students will remain digital for the rest of the Semester, with a small number of exceptions.
This is the latest available data taken from the ed.ac.uk website on 15th June 2021. Read all universities responses in our Covid-19 university response article.

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I have been allocated a Small room although I applied for a standard room, can u confirm the size please?
By member950797 On 27th August 20
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What sort of equipment do the kitchens have?
By member550678 On 21st August 20
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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 16th May 19

Robertson's Close was an OK living space. The rooms were nice and private and the kitchens had ample space to work. However, the toilets never flushed properly and the hot water didn't always function. The laundry machines broke quite often but they just switched to a new system that might be better. It's quite a loud place to live: if you're facing the courtyard, you can hear every conversation outside, plus some indoors as well. If you're facing the street, you have the bar noise, the street noise, etc. There were mice that infested the building and the management refused to do anything about it. Good location near Old College, Tesco, the gym, the Royal Mile, etc which is Robertson's Close's only redeeming quality.

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 30th May 17

Building has mice, management won't do much except put poison down which takes weeks to work and just leaves you with dead mice around the flat. Gate is constantly breaking leaving people locked outside the property, washers and dryers in laundry room are again constantly breaking and you have to phone the company yourself - management won't take care of it. The flats are in a good location though, very close to Tesco, the uni, and the royal mile, princes street etc. Not really worth what you pay for though overall.

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Student Review: 2 /5
By On 30th May 17

We have mice and mould and the gate was broken more than not, along with the 3 dryers that never worked and the fact that we live right above a very loud pub, caused for a struggle of a year.. good location tho!

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Student Review: 3 /5
By On 29th May 17

Very cheap so got what you paid for, wifi didnt work often, common room looked bigger in the pictures...but very close to city centre so quite convenient

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

Great for socialising right next to pubs and clubs, but it is not worth the near £700 per a month I had to pay.

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