Edinburgh Hotel Accommodation
is in the Central Belt of Scotland and is the capital city of Scotland. It
has a population of approximately 450,000 people.
Hilton Edinburgh, Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom EH1
is a five star hotel situated within the building of the Old
Caledonian Railway Station. This century old hotel (built in 1903) is
centrally located and holds fantastic views over the historic 14
century Edinburgh Castle. Three restaurants are situated within the
hotel as well as two separate bars. Prices vary from £125 for a basic
double to £400 for a luxurious suite (and they are luxurious)
Scotsman Hotel, 20 North Bridge, Edinburgh, Lothian, EH1 1YT:
opened in 2001 the hotel is claimed to be Edinburgh's highest rated
full service hotel. The hotel brings together the efficiency of
today's world coupled with the best in Scottish hospitality. The hotel
has 56 bedrooms and 13 suites finished to a high standard and
providing superior comfort.
First, The University of Edinburgh, 18 Holyrood Park Road,
Edinburgh, Scotland EH16 5AY: there are 21 year-round meeting spaces
accommodating 10 - 400 people; 38 en-suite bedrooms for year-round
letting; over 1,600 bedrooms available in April and 1,900 bedrooms
available June to September, plus over 200 city-centre flats available
for short or medium term lets. Accommodation ranges from three star
hotel standard rooms to budget accommodation, all in fantastic
locations; all centrally located. Over 35 additional meeting spaces
available during the Easter and Summer vacations accommodating up to
550 delegates. About half-hour walk to city centre. Very nice Scottish
breakfast in campus cafeteria; stuff up in the morning and skip lunch.
Completely non-smoking. Single room £27-£46, more expensive in
August (Edinburgh Festival time).
There are also
cheap youth hostels available with prices from £10 and above. The
private/independent hostels centre around the Cowgate area, the lower
Royal Mile and its side streets. The hostels of the HI affiliated
Scottish Youth Hostel Association (http://www.syha.org.uk) can be
booked on-line and are an especially good deal during summer, when the
SYHA rents student accommodation as summer hostels: Single rooms in
the city centre for a very modest price.