Accommodation for Conferences and Events

Edinburgh has a wealth of hotels, B&Bs and other accommodation options available. We have suggested hotels that are all within walking distance of Edinburgh Waverley train station. This is then only 1 stop by train to QMU. We also have bedrooms available on campus, details for these can be found at the bottom of this page.

Payment should be made directly with the accommodation provider at the time of booking.

Apex Hotels

Bedroom at the Apex Waterloo Hotel, Edinburgh

The Apex Waterloo Hotel

A 5 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU

4 star hotel
23-27 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh
EH1 3BH

Single/Double Occupancy: 15% discount off best available rate plus £10 voucher to spend in the hotel

Booking Email: edinburgh.reservations@apexhotels.co.uk
Phone: +44(0)800 049 8000
Please ensure you quote QMU when booking

Bedroom at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

The Apex Grassmarket Hotel

Located in the heart of the Old Town Edinburgh, approximately a 5 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 2 stops from QMU

3 star hotel
31-35 Grassmarket
Edinburgh
EH1 2HS

Single/Double Occupancy: 15% discount off best available rate plus £10 voucher to spend in the hotel

Booking Email: edinburgh.reservations@apexhotels.co.uk
Phone: 0845 365 0000
Please ensure you quote QMU when booking

 

Grassmarket Hotel

Bedroom at The Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

 

The Grassmarket Hotel

A 10 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU.

92-96 Grassmarket
Edinburgh
EH1 2JR

Booking: Apply promotional code CE4 at the time of booking to save 15% and receive a complimentary bottle of Prosecco when booking directly online.
Terms & Conditions: Subject to availability, CE4 code must be entered in the promotional box at the time of booking or individual hotel websites for discount to be applied & cannot be redeemed upon check-in.  This code is not valid on 3rd party websites.

Phone: +44 (0)131 556 9940

Holiday Inn Express

Bedroom at Holiday Inn Express, Edinburgh

The Holiday Inn Express

10 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU.

3 star hotel
Holiday Inn Express - Edinburgh City Centre
Picardy Place
Edinburgh
EH1 3JT

Single/Double Occupancy: 15% off best flexible rate

Exclusions: Rate valid Sunday - Thursday

Booking: Book the Holiday Inn Express 

Booking Email: reservations@hieedinburgh.co.uk or sales@hieedinburgh.co.uk
Booking: +44 (0)131 558 2312
Please ensure you quote QMU when booking

hub by Premier Inn Edinburgh Royal Mile

Bedroom at Hub by Premier Inn, Edinburgh

Hub by Premier Inn

A 5 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU

3 star hotel
37 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8FR

Single/Double Occupancy: For best rates, discounts and booking, visit the Premier Inn website.

Phone: +44 (0)131 202 6671

 

Ibis Edinburgh - Centre South Bridge

 

Bedroom at Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge

Ibis Edinburgh Centre South Bridge

A 10 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU

3 star hotel
77 South Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1HN

Single/Double Occupancy: For best rates, discounts and booking, visit the Accor Hotels website.

Phone: +44 (0)131 292 0000

 

Ibis Edinburgh – Royal Mile Hotel

Bedroom at Ibis Edinburgh - Royal Mile Hotel

 

Ibis Edinburgh – Royal Mile Hotel

A 5 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU

3 star hotel
6 Hunter Square
Off Royal Mile
Edinburgh
EH1 1QW

Single/Double Occupancy: For best rates, discounts and booking, visit the Accor Hotels website.

Phone:  +44 (0)131 240 7000

Leonardo Royal Hotel

Bedroom at the Leonardo Royal Hotel, Edinburgh

 

Leonardo Royal Hotel

Just along the road from Haymarket train station, Edinburgh, 10 minutes by train, 2 stops from QMU.

1 Morrison Link
Haymarket
Edinburgh
EH3 8DN

Single Occupancy: £95 B&B per night

Double Occupancy: £95 B&B per night

Supplement: £100 (August dates only)

If the rate is unavailable, Leonardo Royal Hotel will offer 10% discount off their best available rate at the time of booking.

Booking Email: Tony_Singh@leonardohotels.co.uk
Phone:
+44 (0)131 460 4937
Please ensure you quote QMU when booking

Market Street Hotel

Bedroom at Market Street Hotel, Edinburgh

 

Market Street Hotel

A 5 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU

4 star hotel
6 Market Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1DE

Single/Double Occupancy: For best rates, discounts and booking, visit the Market Street Hotel website.

Phone: +44 (0)131 322 9229

Motel One

Bedroom at Motel One Edinburgh Royal Mile

 

Motel One Edinburgh Royal Mile

Just out the back of Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU.

18-21 Market Street
Edinburgh
EH1 1BL

Single Occupancy: £78.50 - £108.50 B&B per night

Double Occupancy:
£103.00 - £133.00 B&B per night

Supplement: Some event supplements may apply (subject to availability)

Booking Email: res.edinburgh-royal@motel-one.com
Phone:
+44(0)131 226 8830

Please ensure you mention QMU when booking in order to get the above partnership rates.

 

The Scotsman Hotel

Bedroom at The Scotsman Hotel, Edinburgh

 

The Scotsman Hotel

Luxury boutique 4 star hotel is the former home to Scotalnd's national newspaper.  A 5 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU.

20 North Bridge
Edinburgh
EH1 1TR

Booking: Apply promotional code CE4 at the time of booking to save 15% and receive a complimentary bottle of Prosecco when booking directly online.
Terms & Conditions: Subject to availability, CE4 code must be entered in the promotional box at the time of booking or individual hotel websites for discount to be applied & cannot be redeemed upon check-in.  This code is not valid on 3rd party websites.

Phone: +44 (0)131 556 994

Travelodge Edinburgh Central - Waterloo Place

 

Bedroom at Travelodge Central Waterloo Place

Travelodge Edinburgh Central Waterloo Place

A 5 minute walk from Waverley train station, Edinburgh, 6 minutes by train, 1 stop from QMU

3 star hotel
17 Waterloo Place
Edinburgh
EH1 3BG

Single/Double Occupancy: For best rates and discounts and booking visit the Travelodge website.

Phone: : +44 (8719) 846 445

QMU Campus Accommodation

QMU Campus Accommodation, Edinburgh (Single Room)

Our campus accommodation offers 700 ensuite bedrooms, clustered in self contained flats (2 star). Each flat has its own kitchen with dining and living area. We can offer individual rooms or 3, 4, 5 and 6-bed flats.

Availability: 10th June 2022 to 30th August 2022 (no availability 1st – 31st July). 

Booking: Full details on our QMU accommodation facilities and rates


Conferences and Events Enquiries

If you have an Event/Conference enquiry, one of our team will contact you as soon as possible.

We aim to respond to all enquiries within one full working day of receipt.

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Conferences and Events Enquiries

Conferences and Events Team 0131 474 0000

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