Accommodation Information

For delegates attending courses at
The Lister, 11 Hill Square, Edinburgh, EH8 9DR
Please note that the Lister is not able to arrange accommodation for delegates but it is hoped
that the following information will be of some help.
1) The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh
Postgraduate Residency: 2 Hill Place, Edinburgh
Ten Hill Place Hotel:
Jennifer McBurnie
Domestic Bursar
0131 662 4863.
Hotel Manager
0131 668 9243
[email protected]
2) Hotels and Bed and Breakfast Accommodation
Overleaf is a list of hotels and bed and breakfast accommodation, all within walking distance of the
Lister. Please telephone individual hotels/B&Bs to check rates and availability. Please note that during
the Edinburgh Festival (August/early September), accommodation can be extremely hard to find and it
is recommended that doctors book well in advance if at all possible.
3) ‘Doctor In the House’ Accommodation Agency
Doctor in the house is an agency which is able to arrange a high standard of accommodation at
reasonable rates to any medical/professional personnel visiting Edinburgh for conferences, courses,
examinations, research projects, etc.
• First class accommodation in private houses/flats visited and approved by the company
• A warm welcome, privacy and independence
• Comfortable quiet rooms with study facilities
• Kitchen and laundry facilities usually available
For information on both short and long term rates please contact:
Doctor In The House Accommodation Agency, 19 Sispara Gardens, LONDON SW18 1LG
Tel: 0208 870 5949, Fax: 0208 877 3464, Email: [email protected]
4) The Edinburgh Tourist Board
There is more information on accommodation on the Edinburgh Tourist Board website:
Bed and Breakfast
Radisson SAS Hotel
80 High Street
Edinburgh EH1 1TH
Tel: 0131 557 9797
Fax: 0131 557 9789
Salisbury Green
Hotel & Conference Centre
Pollock Halls
18 Hollyrood Park Road
EH16 5AY
0131 662 2000
[email protected]
Jury’s Inn
43 Jeffrey Street
Edinburgh EH1 1DG
Tel: 0131 200 3300
Fax: 0131 200 0400
MacDonald Holyrood Hotel
81 Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AE
Tel: 0131 528 8088
Fax: 0131 550 4500
Carlton Hotel
19 North Bridge
Edinburgh EH1 1SD
Tel: 0131 472 3001
Fax: 0131 556 2961
Borough Hotel
72-80 Causewayside
Edinburgh, EH9 1PY
Tel: 0131 668 2255
Holyrood ApartHotel
1 Nether Bakehouse
Tel: 0131 524 3200
Fax: 0131 524 3210
(Luxury 2 bedroom Apartments – no minimum stay)
Email: [email protected]
Highfield Guest House – John & Christine Watkins
83 Mayfield Road
Edinburgh EH9 3AE
Tel: 0131 667 8717
Email: [email protected]
(Completely non-smoking)
Aros House – Mrs Norma Jameson
1 Salisbury Place
Edinburgh EH9 1SL
Tel: 0131 667 1585
Email: [email protected]
Charleston House Guest House
38 Minto Street
Edinburgh EH9 2BS
Tel: 0131 667 6589
Fax: 0131 668 3800
Email: [email protected]
Doris Crook’s Bed & Breakfast
2 Seton Place (off Grange Road)
Edinburgh EH9 2JT
Tel: 0131 667 6430
Email: [email protected]
C A Darlington
Self Catering Apartment
Borodale, 7 Argyle Place
Edinburgh EH9 1JU
Tel: 0131 667 5578
Email: [email protected]
Getting to the Lister
There is an express bus service (number 100) from Edinburgh Airport to
Edinburgh city centre which operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week.
Tickets can be purchased on the bus. The journey takes approximately 25
minutes and terminates at Waverley Bridge which is a 15 minute walk from
the Lister.
Waverley Station is approximately 15 minutes’ walk from the Lister. Taxis are
available in the station or nearby on Waverley Bridge.
There is NO free parking at the Lister. There is limited meter parking in the
surrounding area but this is often full by 9.00am and parking meter
attendants are in operation at all times. The nearest ‘pay and display’ car
parks are in Parkside Street (off St Leonard’s Street), Nicolson Square and
St John’s Hill (at foot of The Pleasance) – all about 5 minutes’ walk from
the Lister.
There are bicycle racks outside the front door of the Lister.
NHS Education for Scotland
The Lister
11 Hill Square
0131 650 2607