Venue Details  

EDINBURGH FIRST
contact:Lorna Ball
address:The University of Edinburgh
18 Holyrood Park Road
city:Edinburgh
county:Lothian
region:Scotland
postcode:EH16 5AY
tel:0131 651 2189
fax:0131 667 7271
 
emaillorna.ball@ed.ac.uk
websitewww.edinburghfirst.com

RATES FROM
24 hour rate (standard):on app
24 hour rate (ensuite):on app
Day rate:30.00
Group BB rate (standard):on app
Group BB rate (ensuite):on app
 
MAXIMUM CAPACITIES - YEAR ROUND
ensuite roomsstandard roomsmeeting capacitydining seateddining buffet
00350280400

MAXIMUM CAPACITIES - VACATION TIME
ensuite roomsstandard roomsmeeting capacitydining seateddining buffet
10109601300500400

AVAILABILITY NOTES

2005: 1 - 15 Apr, 1 Jun - 11 Sep

VENUE DESCRIPTION

Centrally located and offering panoramic views of Holyrood Park. There are almost 850 en-suite and 800 standard bedrooms on campus and a further 450 self catering apartments located throughout the city all offering great value for groups and individuals during the easter and summer vacation. A variey of all year round conference, meeting and dining facilities are catered for by our professional dining and banqueting team.

BEDROOM DESCRIPTION

Comfortable, modern accommodation. All bedrooms serviced daily and have telephone and coffee/tea making facilities.

MEETING DESCRIPTION

Multi-purpose rooms seating from 10 to 350 - ideal for major conferences, exhibitions, meetings, private functions or dining.

RESTAURANT / BAR DESCRIPTION

Main dining hall seats up to 500. Also several areas for private dining, bar with conservatory and roof garden open from 11am to 11pm.

LEISURE FACILITIES

Adjacent to Royal Commonwealth Swimming Pool. Access to nearby University sports facilities. Access available to University sports facilities nearby.

DIRECTIONS

Just over one mile from railway & bus stations. Seven miles from Edinburgh International Airport.

SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS

Edinburgh castle, Dynamic Earth, Palace of Holyrood, Arthur's seat, Edinburgh festival and fringe.

ACCREDITATIONS

Visit Scotland quality assurance 2 star, hospitality assured, hospitality assured meetings.

OTHER INFORMATION

Self-catering flats located on various sites close to university let to families during summer months .