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EDINBURGH CONFERENCE CENTRE
contact:Judi Sanderson
address:Edinburgh Conference Centre
Heriot-Watt University
Riccarton
city:Edinburgh
county:Lothian
region:Scotland
postcode:EH14 4AS
tel:0131 451 3115
fax:0131 451 3199
 
emailMeeting & Group email:
info@eccscotland.com
websitewww.eccscotland.com

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RATES FROM £
Day rate:£27.50
24 hour rate (standard):n/a
24 hour rate (ensuite):£77.74
Group BB rate (standard):£22.50double/£27.50single
Group BB rate (ensuite):£27.50double/£37.50single
 
MAXIMUM CAPACITIES - YEAR ROUND
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YEAR ROUND FACILITY NOTES

Year round facilities


MAXIMUM CAPACITIES - VACATION TIME (Please refer to the information below)
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VACATION DATES & FACILITY NOTES

CLOSED CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR VACATION
2005: 18 Mar - 19 Apr, 24 Jun - 30 Sep
2006: 17 Mar - 17 Apr, 23 Jun - 22 Sep
2007: 16 Mar - 16 Apr, 22 Jun - 21 Sep


VENUE DESCRIPTION

Specialising in hosting large residential events, ECC provides a "one stop shop" for all conference requirements. Set amidst beautiful parkland, ECC offers year round facilities for 10-620 delegates, exhibition space of 1000sqm, in-house banqueting, audio-visual services and the support of a professional event co-ordination team. ECC now offers 218 ensuite bed spaces year round, complimented by over 1000 student rooms in vacation time.

MEETING DESCRIPTION

These include 12 meeting rooms, four lecture theatres and a purpose built conference facility, the James Watt Centre. This self contained venue accommodates a main auditorium for 80-620, up to 8 breakout rooms, 700 sqm dedicated exhibition space and social area with bar facilities. Over 35 academic seminar rooms available in vacation time.

BEDROOM DESCRIPTION

ECC offers comfortable, cost competitive accommodation for groups and individuals throughout the year. These are 165 bedrooms available during term time, complemented by over 1000 en-suite and budget student rooms in vacation periods. Year round accommodation has a 2 star classification. Rooms are serviced daily and all year round rooms have ensuite shower and toilet, television, telephone and tea/coffee facilities.

RESTAURANT / BAR DESCRIPTION

There is a choice of 3 restaurants. The Microbyte has a wide selection of self service snacks, self service meals are also avaiable in the Mezzanine Dining Room whilst Scholars Café Bar and Bistro offers contemporary cuisine. Meals are also avaiable in the Victorian style Lectern Bar. ECC has a choice of function suites and dining styles to complement any occasion.

LEISURE FACILITIES

ECC has much to offer its guest during their stay including a general store, travel shop, bank, medical centre and hairdressers. Visitors can explore one of the campus trails or just relax and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the magnificent sunken gardens. The centre for Sport and Exercise provides an alternative for the more energetic visitor. Facilities available include gymnasium, multi-gym, cardiovascular suite, climbing wall, squash and tennis courts, jogging circuit, football and rugby pitches.

DIRECTIONS

Situated just 6 miles west of the city centre, ECC is just ½ mile west of the Calder junction exit from the A720 city bypass, The bypass connects with the A8/M8 and M9 (west and central Scotland). A1 (east and south) and the A7 and A68 (Borders and south).Edinburgh International Airport is just 3 miles from the campus. The journey takes approximately 10 minutes by taxi. There is ample free parking.

SPECIAL ATTRACTIONS

Ideal base for Edinburgh and surrounding attractions. Edinburgh castle. Royal yacht Britannia and the Palace of Holyrood House

ACCREDITATIONS

Visit Scotland Quality Assurance 2 star campus.

OTHER INFORMATION

Following a £1.75 million expansion in 1999, ECC now offers a dedicated exhibition hall with 700msq of space for trade exhibitions and road shows.