Visitor accommodation

JMSV view from meadow pav 2

Opened in 2012, the Student Village is designed to a high standard and offers quality contemporary amenities including free WiFi and  24 hour reception and security. Awarded a 3-star rating by VisitScotland, these unrivalled facilities are available to the public from late June until early August.

 We specialise in providing accommodation for large group bookings on a self catering basis, bookings are restricted to a minimum of 10 people, for no less than 3 nights.  We can take up to a maximum of 150 people, depending on availability. 

A short walk from the town centre of Galashiels, ringed by the beautiful rolling countryside of this historic region, we are ideally located for exploring many of the activities on offer in the Scottish Borders, such as golf, fishing, walking, cycling, paddle boarding, wild swimming and horse riding.  And now, with the recently opened Borders Railway, we are only a 50 minute train journey from Edinburgh.

Our rooms

All of our rooms are ensuite with private shower and wash room facilities, we also have a limited number of double rooms.  Kitchens are fully equipped with cook and tableware, ideal for self catering.  

Our single occupancy rooms are all fitted with a three quarter size bed and comfy chair, a number of double rooms are also available. Prices start at £42 per person per night.  Bookings are limited to parties of 10 or more, for a minimum 3 night stay.  Bed linen is provided but guests must bring own towels.  We can cater for large group bookings and each of our buildings have several communal lounges. *Discounted rates may be available for larger group bookings, depending on the number of people staying and the length of the visit.   

Our accessible function rooms are perfect for events, such as small conferences, meetings and seminars (booked with accommodation).  For larger conferencing facilities, venue hire is available from Borders College. 

To book, please contact the Jean Muir Student Village at or +44 (0)1896 892270.

2024 rates
Accommodation type Cost
Contemporary standard (room only)

£42 pppn (minimum of 3 nights, 10 people)

Contemporary deluxe (room only) £48 pppn (minimum of 3 nights, 10 people)

Key information

Jean Muir Events

+44 (0) 1896 892273 / 892270