Where to stay
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During August, the population of Edinburgh more than doubles and so we recommend that you book your accommodation as far in advance as possible.
We have a number of Partner Hotels offering accommodation during the International Festival which you can find information on below. There are also some alternative accommodation providers for you to consider and a handy hotel finder from Skyscanner.
The Caledonian, A Waldorf Astoria Hotel
Edinburgh EH1 2AB
+44 (0)131 222 8888
The Glasshouse, Autograph Collection Hotels
2 Greenside Place
Edinburgh EH1 3AA
+44 (0)131 525 8200
Hotel du Vin, Edinburgh
11 Bristo Place
Edinburgh EH1 1EZ
+44 (0)131 247 4900
Macdonald Holyrood Hotel
81 Holyrood Road
Edinburgh EH8 8AU
+44 (0)844 879 9028
Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
1 Festival Square
Edinburgh EH3 9SR
+44 (0)131 229 9131
There are also a wide variety of alternative accommodation services available:
Edinburgh Festival Camping
Camping in the City of Edinburgh with easy access to all festival venues.
Accommodation at the University of Edinburgh
Hotel Accommodation in Glasgow
The City of Glasgow is only a 50 minute train journey from Edinburgh city centre. During August, Scotrail offers an extended service so that you can stay in the Festival City into the evening. Glasgow city centre is 20 minutes from Glasgow International Airport.
You can find information on how to travel to Edinburgh on our travel page.