Accommodation

News : Edinburgh Convention Bureau have found some extra hotel space for FLoC participants.

FLoC has negotiated preferential rates for accommodation on the University campus and at some hotels in the city centre.

See also: Registration · Cancellation · Local information · Visas

Campus

FLoC has arranged accommodation at the University Pollock Halls campus, about 1 mile/1.6km from the conference venue. You can also book to stay at Salisbury Green, a Victorian mansion on the Pollock campus refurbished as a three-star hotel.

There is still a range of accommodation left from July 8–22.

New Bookings

You should book and pay for campus rooms directly with Edinburgh First, the University accommodation services arm. All arrangements are by telephone. Please quote "FLoC 2010" to obtain the conference rates.

Make a new booking by phone: +44 131 651 2007

Lines are open 0800–1800 (local time, currently UTC+1). If the lines are all engaged, or you call outside these times, please leave a message with contact details and you will be called back.

Please have credit or debit card details ready when you call, as full payment is taken at the time of booking. Remember to quote "FLoC 2010" to get our reduced rates.

Reduce or Cancel an Existing Booking

Arrangements depend on whether you booked through the FLoC registration site, or directly with Edinburgh First by telephone or email.

Extend an Existing Booking

If you have already made a booking by web, email or telephone, and you wish to book additional nights, then please contact Edinburgh First by telephone.

Edinburgh First: +44 131 651 2007

Lines are open 0800–1800 (local time, currently UTC+1). If the lines are all engaged, or you call outside these times, please leave a message with contact details and you will be called back.

Please mention at the time of booking that you have already booked a room with FLoC 2010 and that you wish to extend your stay in the same bedroom.

Please have credit or debit card details ready when you call, as full payment is taken at the time of booking.

Room Rates

All rooms at Pollock Halls have wired internet, and there is some limited wireless access. FLoC rates are available in three buildings: Chancellor's Court, Holland House, and Turner House.

Rates are quoted in UK Pound Sterling (GBP) and include taxes where relevant.

The links below lead to the Edinburgh First websites, for information. Do not use these to book online: to get the FLoC rates contact Edinburgh First directly by telephone as above.

Links: Pollock Halls · Salisbury Green

Chancellor's Court

    £73  Twin  (two people in separate beds)
£65Double(two people sharing a bed)
£55Single(one person in one bed)

All rooms in Chancellor's Court have en-suite bathroom facilities. Rates are per room, per night.

Holland House

    £37  Single

All rooms in Holland House have en-suite bathroom facilities. There is no lift/elevator.

Turner House

    £30  Single

Rooms in Turner House have shared bathroom facilities.

Salisbury Green Hotel

  £109  Family
  £99  Double
  £89  Single

City Hotels

The Edinburgh Convention Bureau has reserved rooms for us in the following city centre hotels. You will need to use this link to obtain our negotiated rates.

Book online: Edinburgh Convention Bureau.

The links below lead to the hotel websites, for information. However, to get the FLoC reserved rooms and rates you must return here and use the link above.

All rates are per room, per night, and include breakfast.

Ten Hill Place — Sleek, modern three star hotel close to the conference venue. £85 single, £95 double.

Carlton Hotel — Large city centre hotel close to Royal Mile and all tourist attractions, with pool and leisure centre. £110 single, £140 double.

Apex International Hotel — Modern hotel in Grassmarket with rooftop dining. £110 single, £130 double.

Hotel Missoni — Brand new "ultra-chic" hotel on the Royal Mile. £185 single, £210 double.

Please note that the Open Golf Championship is taking place 15–18 July in St Andrews, about an hour away from Edinburgh. This will have a knock-on effect on accommodation availability, particularly for city-centre hotels, which will fill up very quickly.