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Edinburgh First also offers conference accommodation in Edinburgh. We have 188 en-suite bedrooms available all year round plus an additional 1,885 bedrooms during the summer.  We have private dining rooms, restaurants, bars and cafés too - as well as all of Edinburgh's attractions right on your doorstep - plenty of opportunities for post-conference team-building and networking.

 Salisbury Green Hotel & Bistro Located on our Pollock Halls campus. Located in peaceful landscaped grounds adjoining Holyrood Park and within easy walking distance of Edinburgh’s Old Town and the City’s major attractions, Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro offers 108 superbly appointed rooms, 36 in its 18th Century Mansion House, and 72 recently refurbished rooms in its Masson House right next door.

The Mansion House traditional rooms are all unique in size and style and the House is full of period features from the 18th Century. Masson rooms are spacious and modern, and all have top of the range Elite mattresses and new fitted bathrooms with drencher showers. All of our rooms have large TV’s with a wide choice of Freeview channels, free WiFi, and a desk to work at if required, and a great selection of premium ground cafetiere coffee and award winning Novus teas. All of our bathrooms come with fluffy towels and complimentary Arran Aromatics bath and shower gels.

Masson House is where the reception, lounge and restaurant are located. Relax in the Lounge with a drinks and food menu available from 14.00 daily, before going out to explore the City, or enjoying dinner in the Bistro. The Hotel also offers room service in both the Mansion House and Masson rooms.

Our acclaimed Full Scottish breakfast is also served in the Bistro.  Self-select from an extensive range of cold items whilst hot items are cooked to order. Local produce and its provenance is important to us and included in our breakfast are Charles Macleod Stornoway black pudding, Stobbs Farm smoked back bacon, Hornigs haggis and Borders sausages.

Our 24-hour reception means that one of our friendly team are always ready to welcome you, and we also offer free parking and 18 free electric vehicle recharging points with a Charge Places Scotland card (if you do not have one we can lend you one).

If you are looking for a place to meet or for a private dining space, the Mansion House has a wide range of meeting / private dining rooms.

Salisbury Green Hotel and Bistro really offers the best of both modern and traditional, with rooms and style that appeal to all, whatever your preference!

*Parking is subject to availability

KM Central KM Central, formerly known as Kenneth Mackenzie, has undergone a large-scale renovation on its 45 double en-suite bedrooms as well as a re-design of the breakfast room. KM Central is one of Edinburgh First’s year-round hotels in heart of the city. Its compact and contemporary design, means the purposeful rooms use efficient amount of space making for a comfortable stay. A ‘typical’ room is 13.6sqm, which includes a king size double bed, wardrobe, desk and en-suite – perfect for delegates. 

During the summer, our Pollock Halls and Summer Flats also offer great value bed and breakfast accommodation during the peak season. With rooms for hundreds of visitors, they are flexible and affordable alternatives for those larger conferences where space is important.

Richmond Place Apartments If you are looking for something longer-term, Edinburgh First manages a contemporary self-catered apartment block in the heart of the city centre. Richmond Place offers 35 studio apartments, perfect for those spending a bit more time in the capital, and offers all of the comforts needed to feel right at home. Just 10 minutes away from the National Museum of Edinburgh and close to Holyrood Park, guests have the chance to experience Edinburgh’s historic old town on their doorstep. 


Gordon Dow
The University of Edinbugh, 18 Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH16 5AY
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