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Edinburgh First
Lorna Allan
0131 651 2139
General Information
Local attractions and events include Edinburgh castle, Dynamic Earth, Palace of Holyrood House, Arthur's seat, Edinburgh festival and fringe.
Location & Access
Centrally located and offering panoramic views of Holyrood Park, the University is just over one mile from railway & bus stations, and seven miles from Edinburgh International Airport.
Group Accommodation
The University has comfortable, modern accommodation for up to 1900. All bedrooms are serviced daily and have telephone and coffee/tea making facilities. There are also self-catering flats located on various sites close to the University, let to groups and families during summer months. In June 2006 our stunning new 36 bedroom 4 star standard Salisbury Green Hotel opened giving us year round quality accommodation.
Meetings (Vacation-Time)
Pollock Halls campus has a range of modern residential conference and banqueting facilities catered for by our in house team. Whilst at our central site (George Square) there are five new state of the art lecture theatres available at Appleton Tower along with a wide array of larger theatres and tutorial rooms within this area. These facilities are complemented by nearly 2000 2 star, 3 star and 4 star bedrooms and a further 450 self-catering apartments throughout the city.
Short Breaks
We can also provide facilities for short breaks, so for more information and to request literature please use the above contact details. You can also click on the ‘short break’ section of for a list of venues that offer an on-line booking service, so you can check availability and reserve rooms as required.
Meetings (Any-Time)
We have a range of conference/meeting facilities matching the dynamic qualities of our beautiful city. The newest addition to our portfolio, the Assembly Hall, can accommodate up to 1200 delegates. Formerly the Scottish Parliament debating chamber, the Assembly Hall is proving to be a very popular for larger events.
Vacation Dates
2007 Summer 28 May - 6 September
2007 Christmas See any-time facilities
2008 Easter 24 March - 10 April
2008 Summer 26 May - 4 September
2008 Christmas See any-time facilities
Facilities Any-time Vacation-time
Meeting Capacity 1200 1300
Dining Seated 300 300
Dining Buffet 500 500
En-suite Beds 36 947
Standard Beds 0 1000
Rates (inc VAT) from Any-time Vacation-time
Day Delegate Rate £40.00 £40.00
24 Hour Rate £99.00 £100.00
Groups (B&B; Rate) £21.00 £29.00
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