Surgeons Quarter - Meeting Edinburgh
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Surgeons Quarter

Surgeons Quarter is one central destination consisting of four venues. Each one shares its location and history with an unrivalled passion to deliver world-class service and style.  We’re an independent organisation, which allows us to offer a more flexible, personalised experience. This is exemplified by the importance we place on attention to detail – something that can be traced back through our history books – meaning we understand how delivering on the little things is just as important as the big things. So whether you’ve come to Surgeons Quarter to entertain important guests, to stage an event, treat yourself to a well-earned weekend away or to sample Scotland’s renowned local produce, you can be assured that each and every detail has been taken care of.

The King Khalid Building
This wonderful converted church is perfect for lectures, meetings and social events. The self-contained auditorium seats up to 158 delegates and includes extensive AV. There is a large reception area on the ground floor ideal for lunch, exhibitions and small dinners. 

The Playfair Building
Built in 1832, this magnificent historic building consists of a beautiful main hall along with eight other rooms. This flagship building contains rooms of grandeur suitable for a variety of events, from a video conference for 4 people to a gala dinner for 175 guests. 

The Prince Philip Building 
Our newest building, opened in April 2015, offers you our Deacon Suite - a stunning hall on the first floor with a glass ceiling retaining many of the original architectural features. Additional features include stunning lighting in a choice of colours, private bar and large windows looking out onto the College’s private gardens.

The Quincentenary Building
A modern building containing a large multi-purpose room, three breakout rooms, a large reception area and a suite of surgical skill facilities. An outside courtyard is available during the good weather.

It comes complete with 3 small breakout rooms (The Charter Suites) and is ideal for an exclusive use event.

Ten Hill Place Hotel
A modern 129 bedroom hotel offering stylish, on-site accommodation for your guests. Newly refurbished Drinks & Dining offers a relaxing area to enjoy a drink, light meal or an excellent a la carte menu. They Snug is also available for private hire - seating 14 for dinner and 20 for a drinks reception.

The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh works in collaboration with the adjacent Festival Theatre to offer conference delegates theatre style capacity for up to 750 delegates.

Meeting Room Building Key:

  1. The King Khalid Building (KKB)
  2. The Playfair Building (PB)
  3. The Prince Philip Building (PP)
  4. The Quincentenary Building (QB)

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Jackie Hudson
Nicolson Street, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH8 9DW
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Meeting Rooms

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(KKB) Auditorium 158 205m2
(KKB) Reception Room 18 24 130 70 100m2 2.76m
(PB) Committee Room 16 20 30m2 3.2m
(PB) Fellow's Library 50 30 100 40 72m2 3.6m
(PB) Logan Turner Room 16 16 25 37m2 4.45m
(PB) Playfair Hall 175 50 90 70 250 150 190m2 6.26m
(PB) Reception Room 22 50 25 44m2 4.45m
(PP) Charter Suites 22 0 16 100 60 68m2 2.8m
(PP) Deacon Suite 160 40 120 82 250 200 177m2 6.0m
(QB) G B Ong Room 38 60 48 76 106m2 2.72m
(QB) Tausend Room 32 40 24 65 84m2 2.72m
(QB) Wadsworth Room 28 30 26 45 72m2 2.72m
(QB) Wolfson Hall 230 80 210 130 350 300 275m2 3.6m

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Ten Hill Place Hotel

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Ten Hill Place Hotel is owned by the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh and is part of the wonderful conference and meeting facilities now on offer here. It was created from the combination of an existing Georgian building, with a stylish yet sympathetic new development. more details…
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Quincentenary Conference Centre

Part of RCSE
This venue includes the versatile Wolfson Hall, a large space suitable for a multitude of purposes; conferences,lectures, exhibitions and a popular choice for dinner dances with it’s wooden sprung dance floor. The ground floor houses three large versatile meeting rooms, a spacious reception area, a business centre and supporting facilities. more details…