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Parking & Transportation to the EICC

Please click here to view nearby parking options for the EICC and the Sheraton Grand Hotel. Click here for information on getting to the EICC by public transport or other options.

Hotel Room Blocks for Attendees

Other Options? 
If you'd like to make a reservation at another hotel, try booking the Sheraton online directly on their website or on a booking tool like Expedia.

We do not have room blocks at these hotels, but they are all a short walk to the Sheraton & the EICC and you can book directly with the hotels online: Edinburgh City Hotel (3 star), Premier Inn Edinburgh Haymarket (3 star) or The Rutland Hotel (4.5 star).

Crowne Plaza Edinburgh - The Roxburghe SOLD OUT 10/22 & 10/23
38 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh

This centrally located 3.5 star hotel on Charlotte Square includes free wi-fi in all guest rooms and breakfast, and is a 12 minute walk from the Edinburgh International Conference Center. Our room block offers a room rate of £125/night (plus applicable taxes). To book your room at the Crowne Plaza Roxburghe please call Reservations at 0131 527 4662 or email We're sorry, but the hotel cannot provide an online reservation link to book in our room block. When calling or emailing the hotel, please mention the Linux Foundation room block to receive our rate. If emailing, please provide your check-in and check-out dates, any special requests and your phone number as the staff will need to reach you in order to get your credit card information to hold the room.

Our room blocks at the following hotels are now full, however you can try booking directly at their respective websites for availability and rates outside of our room blocks.

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa Edinburgh 
1 Festival Square, Edinburgh

The Sheraton is a 5 star hotel located in the same complex as the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (just a 2 minute walk). It re-opened in October 2012 after a complete renovation and features everything you would expect from a 5 star property, located just a short walk from the center of Edinburgh.

The Caledonian Edinburgh (A Waldorf Astoria Hotel) 
Princes Street, Edinburgh

Situated at the west end of Princes Street, this former Victorian railway hotel nestles in the shadow of the historic Edinburgh Castle, just two minutes’ walk from the designer stores and fashionable bars of George Street. It is located just a 5 minute walk from the Sheraton Grand Hotel and the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor Hotel
Grosvenor Street Haymarket, Edinburgh

Located in the West End of Edinburgh's city center, the Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor hotel combines an 1860s listed building with a stylish and modern interior. Just 200 meters from Haymarket Station, the hotel is a short walk from Edinburgh attractions like Princes Street, Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and Murrayfield Stadium.

The Hilton is a 5 minute cab ride or 10 minute walk to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre.  Please click here for an area map and directions.

Getting to Edinburgh

With excellent air links and rail and road network, getting to Edinburgh from overseas or within the UK has never been easier. Please click here for more information on planning your journey to Edinburgh.



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