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    Canal Point

    Canal Point, 22 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9QW

    Canal Point stands as an affordable student accommodation in Edinburgh, offering high-quality living spaces tailored to students' needs. With its spacious communal areas including a study room, table tennis room, and gym, residents can enjoy a well-rounded lifestyle with free access to fitness equipment. Located just a 15-minute walk from Princes Street and surrounded by a variety of restaurants, cafes, and supermarkets.

    Features for a Comfortable Stay:

    Canal Point, Edinburgh provides a tranquil and serene environment with En-suite rooms featuring private bathrooms, double beds, study areas, wardrobes, and full-length mirrors for a comfortable and convenient living experience. The thoughtful inclusion of heating and bedside light switches enhances comfort. Shared kitchens are well-equipped with modern appliances, fostering a communal living atmosphere. The rent encompasses all essential utilities including water, electricity, and broadband, ensuring a hassle-free living situation.

    Prime Location and Local Amenities:

    Strategically located in Edinburgh's city center, Canal Point is minutes away from essential shopping and leisure facilities. Nearby Scotmid Co-op and Sainsbury's Local, along with the proximity to Biketrax gym and Absolute Thai Restaurant, provide convenient options for daily activities and dining. The accommodation's close vicinity to Edinburgh's landmarks like The Meadows, Edinburgh Castle, and the National Museum of Scotland offers ample opportunities for exploration and relaxation.

    Accessibility and Transport Links:

    Canal Point's location ensures easy access to major educational institutions. The Edinburgh College of Art, the University of Edinburgh, and the Edinburgh KB campus are all within walking distance or a short bus ride away. Nearby bus stops like Port Hamilton and Home Street offer seamless connectivity across Edinburgh, while Haymarket train station facilitates broader travel plans.

    Security Measures and Resident Services:

    With a focus on safety and convenience, Canal Point, Edinburgh features a 24-hour electronic door entry and video surveillance system, alongside basic property insurance for peace of mind. The residence's front desk service assists with courier deliveries, adding an extra layer of convenience for students.

    Canal Point is not just student Housing in Edinburgh; it's a community designed to support, enrich, and elevate the student experience, offering a blend of affordability, convenience, and quality living.

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    Room Options

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    Classic Ensuite
    Private Room (12.3 Sqm.) • Private Bath
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    BedSmall Double Bed
    Stay 51 weekMove in 2024-08-30Deposit £250Rent £222 / week
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    Private Room (12.6 Sqm.) • Private Bath
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    BedSmall Double Bed
    Stay 51 weekMove in 2024-08-30Deposit £250Rent £219 / week
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    Facilities in Canal Point

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    Explore Beyond Canal Point

    Haymarket

    12 mins walk
    Grove Street

    3 mins walk
    Port Hamilton

    2 mins walk
    Semple Street

    6 mins walk
    Fountain Park

    7 mins walk
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    Location

    Canal Point, 22 West Tollcross, Edinburgh, EH3 9QW

    Our students love us!

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    I had a really good experience booking through uniacco, the customer service was very fast and easy. They also gave me instant replies and good advice with queries that I had and helped me book a really good accomodation.
    Blessy Eldho
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    The moving in process was extremely easy and all the staff were helpful. I had no problems regarding checking in and if I had any issues it was dealt with immediately.

    Payments


    Security Deposit: **No Security Deposit** 
    Booking Fee: £250 to confirm your booking (adjustable in your rent).
    Guarantor: UK based guarantor if you are planning to pay rent in installments. If you pay the rent in full prior to arrival you do not need to provide a guarantor.
    Installment Plan: Full installment,3 installments or Monthly installment.
    Mode of Payment: You can either pay the rent by card or bank transfer.

    House Policies


    Cancellation Policy - England & Wales 2024/25

    Unless the context otherwise requires, words and expressions defined in your Assured Shorthold Tenancy Agreement shall have the same meanings in this cancellation policy.

    Bookings made prior to 1st May 2024
    If you sign your tenancy agreement prior to 1st May 2024 and you have not collected the keys to your room, you may cancel your tenancy, by giving notice in writing or by e-mail to the manager at the property, with no penalty up until 1st May 2024. Once we receive such a notice, we will confirm receipt, cancel your tenancy agreement and will refund your advance rent payment of £250.00, together with any other payments of rent you may have made.

    Bookings made on or after 1st May 2024
    If you sign your tenancy agreement on or after 1st May 2024, unless the tenancy agreement has already commenced and you have not collected the keys to your room, you may cancel your tenancy, by giving notice in writing or by e-mail to the manager at the property, at any time within the period of fourteen (14) days of the date on which you sign your tenancy agreement (the “Cooling-Off Period”). Once we receive such a notice, we will confirm receipt, cancel your tenancy, and will refund your Advance Rent Payment of £250.00, together with any other payments of rent you may have made.

    Bookings made for Semester 2 or 3 starting after the 1 January 2024
    If you sign a tenancy agreement for a semester booking you may cancel your tenancy, by giving notice in writing or by e-mail to the manager at the property, with no penalty up until 8 weeks before the start of your agreement. Once we receive such a notice, we will confirm receipt, cancel your tenancy, and will refund your advance rent payment of £250.00, together with any other payment of rent you may have made.

    Unless the tenancy agreement has already commenced and if you have not collected your key, you may also cancel at any time within the period of fourteen (14) days of the date on which you sign your tenancy agreement (the "Cooling-off Period"). During the cancellation period you may cancel your tenancy, by giving notice in writing or by e-mail to the manager at the property. Once we receive such a notice, we will confirm receipt, cancel your tenancy, and will refund your advance rent payment of £250.00, together with any other payment of rent you may have made.

    Cancelling outside the Cooling-Off Period
    Outside the cooling-off period, you may request to cancel your tenancy, by notice in writing or by e-mail to the manager at the property. However, you will remain liable for the rent payable under the tenancy agreement until a suitable replacement tenant has been found.

    Cancelling as you do not receive your visa
    If you are not successfully awarded a visa to travel and study, then we can help. Firstly, we may be able to transfer you to another one of our residences around the globe if you are going to study elsewhere. If you are not going to study elsewhere or we do not have accommodation available in your new city/town of study, we will release you from your tenancy agreement provided the following criteria are met:

    You submit your request to cancel, in writing or by e-mail to the manager at the property, within 3 days of your visa rejection letter: and
    You provide the manager with a copy of your rejection letter from the embassy or visa office.
    If your tenancy has commenced, you will remain liable for the rent payable under the tenancy agreement until receipt of the above.

    One less worry if you don’t receive your offer
    This is applicable to prospective first-year undergraduate students only
    If you are not successful in obtaining your place at your chosen university, then don’t worry, we can help. Firstly, we may be able to transfer you to another one of our residences if you are going to study elsewhere. If you are not going to study elsewhere or we do not have accommodation available in your new city/town of study, we will release you from your tenancy agreement provided the following criteria are met:

    1. You submit your request to cancel, in writing or by e-mail to the manager at the property, before 22nd August 2024; and
    2. You provide the manager with a copy of your rejection letter from the University or UCAS.

     Once we have your request, we will confirm receipt and refund your advance rent payment of £250.00, together with any other rent payments you may have made.

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    Canal Point FAQs

    The Platform Fee is a one-time charge that prioritizes your booking and grants access to exclusive pre and post-landing services, potentially saving up to £1,500. This fee is refundable if UniAcco cannot secure the room category and property you select.
    You can get a full refund if you cancel within 24 hours of payment, after which platform fees will not be refunded (To be added on Cancellation Policy also)
    Fee is non-refundable in case the student decides to swap their accommodation from a non-commissionable property to a commissionable property. Platform Fee is refundable to the student if they decide to cancel their booking within the defined “UniAcco Cooling Off Period”. This period will be upto 48 hours from the months April-September and 5 days from the months October-March.
    Platform fee reflects upfront for all non-commissionable properties. For partially commissionable properties, the platform fee should reflect at the time of the student filling the booking form. This is subject to the nationality of the student.
    We will assist the student with the entire booking process. End-to-end handling of the cancellation process for the student. (Platform Fee won’t be refundable to the student in this scenario). Post Move-In Assistance to the student.

    In many cases, we can allow people to move in early at a daily rate, but you will need to contact the residence team to check.

    Outside. Our buildings are non-smoking and incidents of smoking indoors will be dealt with strictly.

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