Accommodation and Travel
Delegates should make their own arrangements for accommodation and travel
The Congress Hotel is the 4 star Ten Hill Place which is owned by the Royal College of Surgeons and is at the venue. The hotel has reserved rooms for the Congress and these can be booked at a discounted rate until six weeks before the Congress. To book at the discounted delegate rate telephone 0131 662 2080 quoting the code SURG 130917. Please note that hotel parking is limited and allocated on a first come-first served basis.
Ten Hill Place
10 Hill Place, Edinburgh EH8 9DS
Tel: 0131 662 2080
There are many hotels near the venue ranging from budget chains to five star shown on the map below.
Click here for a list of hotels which are all within 1km of the Congress venue. They are grouped according to star rating and within each of these groups by distance from the Congress venue; the distance from the venue is shown in brackets. Contacts for student hostel and bed and breakfast are also listed.
Accommodation can be heavily booked in September, and so early booking is advised.
Travel to Edinburgh
Edinburgh is well served by air links, with daily flights from some 20 UK airports, many with budget airlines. Significant reductions in air fares are usually possible by early booking. Skyscanner (https://www.skyscanner.net/ ) provides a convenient site for comparing flight options and prices.
For rail travel early booking will often result in much cheaper fares. Useful sites for fare comparison and booking are:
Trainline ( https://www.thetrainline.com/) or
Virgin East Coast (https://www.virgintrainseastcoast.com/)
Edinburgh has many visitor attractions, many of which are described here
Each delegate will receive an Edinburgh Rewards Passport free of charge. These can also be used by accompanying persons. The Passport offers discounts on various shops, restaurants, cafes and tours.
Further details here