Mealmarket Street, AB24 5SW
Map and local area
On your doorstep
Mealmarket Exchange is in a fantastic location in the city centre with quick transport links on your doorstep to the University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon and Aberdeen College, as well as near the beach, meaning you’re never more than a quick walk from the action.
Aberdeen University Students’ Union is just a short bus ride away. The Union Bar is close by. Hosting many theme nights, comedy gigs, and live music events, The Union Bar is central to the Aberdeen university experience. Students at Mealmarket Exchange love living so close to the heart of Aberdeen student living!
Next door to Mealmarket Exchange is a large Morrisons supermarket, plus a number of small shops including a 24-hour newsagent, the Ice-Cream Shop café, a fish and chip shop, Pizza Hut and an Indian grocery.
A short five-minutes’ walk into the town centre, you’ll find a range of great bars and pubs as well as many student-friendly nightclubs.
If you’re looking to stock up, head down to the Beach Boulevard Retail park where you’ll find a huge ASDA megastore and many more shops with everything you’ll need to last you through the term.
There are plenty of places to visit and unwind around Mealmarket Exchange. If you’re looking to relax after lectures or at the weekend, take a walk down to Duthie Park or head to the beach where you will find the Queens Links fairgrounds with indoor/outdoor carnival, cinema, restaurants and of course a sandy beach perfect for BBQs and chilling out with your mates.
Popular student venues Revolution and Triple Kirks are close by. Both are lively pubs which are particularly popular in the spring and summer terms as students make the most of the beer gardens.
Aside from shops and pubs, Aberdeen has a wide range of things to do, so if you fancy venturing outside of the city centre, why not take advantage of the stunning local trails? Choices include the Castle Trail, Coastal Trail, and the Victorian Heritage Trail.
Mealmarket Exchange is perfectly placed for those looking to get involved in sport whilst at university in Aberdeen. There are a number of gyms in the local area, most of which can be accessed by foot. The Beach Leisure Centre is located near the beach fairgrounds. Nuffield Health & Fitness and Pure Gym are in the city centre, just five minutes’ walk from Mealmarket Exchange. There is a David Lloyds health club at Garthdee and you will also find many fitness facilities on campus at Robert Gordon University.
The Aberdeen Sports Village is a 10-minute walk from the property. Regarded as one of the leading sports facilities in the region, the Village hosts a range of top-class sports facilities which are available for students to use throughout the year.
Aberdeen Football Club’s Pittodrie Stadium is situated on King Street, just a short walk from the property.
Close and convenient
Travel and transport
Mealmarket Exchange is located on Mealmarket Street, which is just off King Street, and has a bus stop right outside. Aberdeen’s bus services mean you are never far from the University of Aberdeen and Robert Gordon's Garthdee campus. What’s more, Aberdeen College is just around the corner.
With such a great location in the centre of town, Mealmarket Exchange's students benefit from all that campus life has to offer but with the added benefit of having a city centre location and a short walk away from the beach fairgrounds.
Aberdeen’s train station and bus depot, located in the heart of the city, offer regular services to Glasgow, Edinburgh and many more locations across the country.
Aberdeen’s International Airport is one of the UK’s fastest growing airports and is located just six miles from the city centre, with direct air links to airports all over the UK and Europe.
Just opposite Mealmarket Exchange is a large Morrisons supermarket, plus a number of small shops including a 24-hour newsagent, the Ice-cream Shop café, a fish and chip shop, Pizza Hut and an Indian grocery.
Belmont Street is located just off Union Street in the heart of Aberdeen’s city centre. There you will find cosy coffee shops, restaurants, bistros, book shops, pubs and clubs. A short walk away you will find Aberdeen’s Central Library on Rosemount Viaduct, conveniently located on the main bus route.
The town centre, just a five-minute walk away, there you will find Union Street, the high street of Aberdeen, with all the banks and shops that you’d expect in a popular university town.
The Aberdeen University Library - located on campus - is spread across four sites over three campuses, and is one of the largest and best-equipped in Scotland, offering excellent resources to support your studies.
Robert Gordon’s Library is equipped with over 250 workstations, multi-function devices for printing, photocopying and scanning, Wi-Fi and desktop power for charging personal devices.
The University of Aberdeen, Robert Gordon University and Aberdeen College all offer welfare, finance and career advice to all their students and these can be found in various advice clinics across their campus. Mealmarket Exchange is in close proximity to the University of Aberdeen campus departments so students are never far away from the help they may need.
Aberdeen is well-equipped with many local doctors' surgeries, dentists and pharmacies. Within a 10-minute walk from Mealmarket Exchange you will find The Links Medical Practice, which offers you a one-stop-shop for all your ailments with a doctor’s surgery and pharmacy. The King Street Dental Practice is only a two-minute walk away.
Unite Students accommodation at Mealmarket Exchange
Mealmarket Exchange is ideally located just minutes from the city centre, with a bus stop right outside for quick access to Robert Gordon University Garthdee campus. Aberdeen College is just 15 minutes’ walk away.
Aberdeen city centre is just 15 minutes’ walk away, and you can reach Aberdeen’s beaches, fairground and cinema complex in 10 minutes.
The property is also just five minutes from Aberdeen Sports Village, as well as local shopping, entertainment, takeaways and nightlife, so you’re never far from the action.
Our student accommodation in Aberdeen includes Wi-Fi access, contents insurance and all bills in the price so you don’t have to worry about any unexpected costs.