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Silk Mill
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Welcome To

Silk Mill

Situated west of the city centre by the union canal, Silk Mill is just a 12-minute walk from Edinburgh Napier University and a 26-minute walk from the University of Edinburgh. And with Fountainbridge nearby, you’ll have access to plenty of shops, cafes and bars to keep you entertained outside of studying.

Based on the west side of Edinburgh city centre, you’ll find our new Silk Mill apartments ready for you to start your university life! Whether you’re coming to attend Edinburgh Napier University as an undergraduate student or taking a further step as a postgraduate at the University of Edinburgh, Silk Mill is in the ideal location, just minutes away from both establishments.

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What's on offer

At Silk Mill Edinburgh, we want every moment you spend at your new home to be enjoyable and stress-free. That’s why we go the extra mile to boost your day, from the moment you wake up until the sun goes down. Enjoy complimentary coffee and make the most of the recreational facilities on offer throughout the building.

225 Number of rooms

Designed with ultra-modern kitchens, stylish bedrooms and living rooms with unique interiors with that thoughtful touch.

1.5 Miles to City Centre

An abundance of pubs, clubs, restaurants, shops and other recreational activities and events located right on the properties doorstep.

9 Amenity Offerings

Including its very own karaoke room, dry bar lounge and outdoor cinema screen.

Highlights

Spend the afternoon in one of our well-stocked games area which we’ve decked out with the latest hardware and top rated games, or have your own dinner party by booking out one of our private dining areas. At Silk Mill apartments, not only can you expect a comfortable place to rest, you’ll also have access to a host of superb amenities to make your new life a whole lot easier.

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Neighbourhood

In the local area you can find parks perfect for sports, plenty of pubs for relaxing at the weekend and easy transport links to get to and from campus. Our Silk Mill apartments allow you to take advantage of everything Scotland’s capital city has to offer!

Only

3 minute

Walk to Fountain Park Shopping Centre

Only

12 minute

Walk to Edinburgh Napier University - Merchiston Campus

Only

26 minute

Walk to University of Edinburgh

Only

27 minute

Walk to Edinburgh City Centre

Live

At Silk Mill Edinburgh, we aim to make your university life as easy and relaxed as possible, so we’re open and honest about our charges and services. There are no hidden fees and we will never surprise you with an unexpected cost. In a city with events at every turn, rather than worrying about admin, we want you to focus on making the most of your university days, in terms of both setting yourself up for your dream career and enjoying the fun things in life right now.

Rooms

Our Silk Mill apartments are built to the very highest standards. We have a mixture of en-suites and studios, all of which have been designed to provide you with the perfect environment in Edinburgh for both studies and social activities.

Shared Apartments

Small double bed, dedicated study area, storage space, private bathroom and access to an open plan shared living, kitchen and dining area

Private en-suite bedroom within a shared apartment. Apartment sizes range from six to nine residents

Studio Apartments

Double bed, smart TV, dedicated study area, storage space, en-suite bathroom and private kitchen/ dining area with an intergrated washer-dryer and dishwasher

Studio apartment with a self-contained bedroom, bathroom, kitchen and breakfast bar or dining area. Some apartments also feature a two-seater sofa

Helping to take the hassle out of moving, our packs contain all the essentials for University life.

Purchase one of our high quality kitchen or bedding packs via our handy online service portal, and we will place it in your room ahead of your arrival.

Explore Silk Mill

Enjoy your bedroom as an oasis of calm or dive headfirst into the vibrant community of Edinburgh which lies just a stone’s throw from your flat. However you intend to spend your time here, our properties provide a peaceful space to return to and unwind after a day’s studying or an evening out socialising.

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Open Now Tue: 8 amto - 7 pm Detail Office Hours Monday: 8 am to - 7 pm Tuesday: 8 am to - 7 pm Wednesday: 8 am to - 7 pm Thursday: 8 am to - 7 pm Friday: 8 am to - 7 pm Mondayto - Friday: 8 am to - 7 pm Saturday: 10 am to - 5 pm Sunday: 10 am to - 5 pm Saturdayto - Sunday: 10 am to - 5 pm
  • Monday: 8 am to - 7 pm
  • Tuesday: 8 am to - 7 pm
  • Wednesday: 8 am to - 7 pm
  • Thursday: 8 am to - 7 pm
  • Friday: 8 am to - 7 pm
  • Mondayto - Friday: 8 am to - 7 pm
  • Saturday: 10 am to - 5 pm
  • Sunday: 10 am to - 5 pm
  • Saturdayto - Sunday: 10 am to - 5 pm