Pollock Halls - Edinburgh First

Address: 18 Holyrood Park Rd., University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH165AY, United Kingdom | 2 star hostel
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This 2 star hostel, located in the Holyrood Park area of Edinburgh, is near Arthur's Seat, Surgeons' Hall, The Queen's Hall, and University of Edinburgh.
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