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SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 26 June - 1 July 2016

SPIE Astronomical Telescopes + Instrumentation 2016
Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange, Morrison Street
Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH38EE


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Within the U.S. Toll free 1-888-538-3922
Outside the US call 980-244-2082
Monday - Friday 8:30 am to 21:30

RESERVE BY EMAIL spie@conferencedirect.com

ConferenceDirect is the official Housing Bureau
for SPIE Astronomical Telescopes and Instrumentation 2016.

Please do not call SPIE directly to arrange hotel accommodations.

Important dates, deposits, changes, and cancellations

Warning
Exercise due diligence when approached by vendors not endorsed by SPIE
. Any solicitations or representations of housing for the convention without the official contractor logo are not endorsed by SPIE, and we advise you to NOT book with them due to misrepresentation of SPIE housing services and inherent risks.


CONTRACTED HOTELS

Hotel Rates
Important Considerations

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa

1 Festival Square

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH3 9SR

0.21 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.13 Miles)

Classic King /Twin Bedroom

£220 Single

£240 Double

Includes full Scottish breakfast in One Square Bar & Restaurant, VAT & WiFi.

Note: In-room dining is £21.50 PP with additional tray charge @ £2.80

Hotel Radisson Blu Edinburgh

80 High Street

Edinburgh, Scotland UK

1.51 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.94 Miles)

£165 single occupancy

£180 double/twin occupancy

Includes full Scottish breakfast, VAT, high speed WiFi

The Roxburghe Hotel

38 Charlotte Square

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH2 4H1

0.66 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.4 Miles)

Classic Single £165

Classic Double £175

Club Single £205

Club Double £215

Includes full breakfast, VAT and WiFi

Doubletree by Hilton, Edinburgh City Centre

34 Bread Street

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH3 9AF

0.33 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.2 Miles)

£164 Twin or Double rooms

£10 added for double occupancy

Includes buffet breakfast, high speed, WiFi and VAT

Hilton Edinburgh Grosvenor
Hotel is two separate buildings across the street
from each other

5-21 Grosvenor Street

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH12 5EF

0.47 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.29 Miles)

Single Twin £145

Double Twin sole occupancy £155

Double Twin double occupancy £165

Includes breakfast, VAT and in room high speed or WiFi

Holiday Inn Express Edinburgh City Centre

16-22 Picardy Place

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH1 3JT

1.9 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(1.18 Miles)

Twin double for sole occupancy £125

Includes VAT, breakfast, free basic WiFi

Additional extra person breakfast £8.95

Upgrade to High Speed Internet 90 days prior to arrival @ additional cost

Novotel Edinburgh Centre

80 Lauriston Place

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH3 9DE

0.65 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.4 Miles)

£160 bed & breakfast for sole occupancy

£170 bed & breakfast for double occupancy

Each room has one queen bed & one sofa-bed (twin)

Includes VAT, high speed WiFi, swimming room, sauna, steam room, gym

Staycity Serviced Apartments, Edinburgh West End

11 Brandfield Street

Haymarket, Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH3 8AS

0.36 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.22 Miles)

£130 One-bedroom apt. with one double bed & a single sofa-bed unless otherwise stated. Sleeps 1-3. Includes one *grab & go breakfast voucher per day.

£145 Superior one-bedroom apt. with one double bed & twin sofa bed unless otherwise stated. Sleeps 1-4. Includes two *grab & go breakfast vouchers per day.

*Grab & Go vouchers for nearby cafe for tea/coffee & muffin. Additional vouchers @ £2.95 each

24 Hour Reception, Free WiFi, PC in reception, TV, microwave, washer/dryer, elevators. Car parking £12 per day subject to change.

Tune Hotel Haymarket

7 Clifton Terrace

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH12 5DR

0.53 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.33 Miles)

£69 Single, includes one breakfast

£74 Double, includes two breakfasts

Includes VAT and in-room WiFi which needs a sign-on at check-in.

Breakfast at hotel's discretion; could be Tune continental breakfast in a box or value meal voucher for The Platform 5 Pub Restaurant adjacent to hotel.

ALLOCATED HOTELS

Hotel Rates
Important Considerations

The Carlton Hotel North Bridge

19 North Bridge, Edingurgh, EH1 1SD

1.49 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.92 Miles)

£165 Single

£30 extra for Double

Includes breakfast, VAT, and WiFi

 

Crowne Plaza Edinburgh Royal Terrace

18 Royal Terrace

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH7 5AQ

 

2.31 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(1.44 Miles)

Single bed & breakfast £165

Double bed & breakfast £175

Includes full buffet breakfast, VAT, and WiFi

Edinburgh Capital Hotel

187 Clemiston Road

Edinburgh, Scotland, UK EH12 6UG

4.49 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(2.79 Miles)

Single twin £95

Double £105

Includes breakfast, VAT and WiFi

Edinburgh City Hotel

79 Lauriston Place

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH3 9HZ

0.58 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.36 Miles)

Double Rooms for single/double occupancy £125 Single, £133 Double

Twin Rooms for double occupancy £133


 

 

 

Fountain Court Apartments

121 Grove Street (Check in during office hours for Morrison, Grove,
Harris & Grove Exec)

Edinburgh, Scotland UK

0.31 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.19 Miles)

Apartment Locations & Rates (PDF)

Includes welcome breakfast for the first morning only, VAT and complimentary internet

The George Hotel Edinburgh

19 - 21 George Street

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH2 2PB

1.24 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.77 Miles)

Single £159

Double £169

Max 2 adults per room

Includes breakfast, VAT and WiFi

IBIS Edinburgh South Bridge

6 Hunter Square

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH1 1QW

1.46 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.91 Miles)

£150 bed & breakfast for single occupancy

£160 bed & breakfast for double occupancy

Includes VAT & in-room high speed or WiFi

Old Waverley Hotel

43 Princes Street

Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH2 2BY

1.29 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.8 Miles)

£200 single twin

£220 double

Includes breakfast, VAT, in-room high speed internet

Residence Inn by Marriott Edinburgh

36 Simpson Loan

Quartermile, Edinburgh, Scotland UK EH3 9GG

1.09 Kilometre(s) from  Edinburgh International Convention Centre

(.68 Miles)

£145 Single/Double

Includes breakfast (up to two), VAT, and WiFi

HOTEL BOOKING INFORMATION AND IMPORTANT DATES

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Receive the best discounts on hotels with SPIE and Conference Direct

ConferenceDirect is the official Housing Bureau for SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation 2016. Attendees can obtain discounted convention rates by reserving through the official Housing Reservation system using the links above.

SPIE is pleased to be partnering with ConferenceDirect in 2016 to provide an enhanced attendee experience for housing services. Through this partnership, we have negotiated the best possible rates, in a wide range of prices, to provide value selection for attendees. You will find approximately seven hotels to choose from with complimentary internet access, a user-friendly housing web-page experience, and personalized assistance from ConferenceDirect should any issues arise concerning housing. Reserving within the official SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation housing reservation system is what enables SPIE to secure better rates for our attendees as well as to contract desirable space and dates for the future of Astronomical Telescopes.

Important Dates

Hotel Reservation Deadline Cut-Off Date:

Reservations for accommodations in SPIE-contracted hotels must be made through the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation housing reservation system by the Shut-Off Date of 15 June 2016.  After this date, hotels reserve the right to charge the market rate for rooms. To guarantee a room reservation, requests must include your valid credit card information. Problems or delays with your payment may affect your hotel request.

Deposit Required
To secure a room reservation, guests must guarantee their room with a credit card. Credit cards may be charged as early as April 25th. Please not the hotel specific policy on the website for the amount to be charged. This information will also be on your reservation acknowledgement that will be emailed to you once your reservation is completed.

Change and Cancellations Deadline Dates:

15 June 2016 is the last day to make new reservations, changes and/or cancelations with the SPIE Housing Bureau. Requests for additional nights or new reservations will no longer be accepted. After that date, please allow the hotels a few days to transfer all data into the hotel's reservations system. Beginning 20 June 2016, all changes must be made directly with the hotels.

20 June 2016 is the date you may call directly to confirm your reservation or to make a change. Please note: Some hotels impose an early departure fee.

Cancellation Deadline
Cancellation policies are specific to the chosen hotel. Please reference the policies listed on the website when booking your hotel online. In addition, the cancellation policy for the hotel you select will be stated on the hotel acknowledgement that is emailed to you once you submit your reservation.

Information Shared by Hotels
Attendee understands that if an audit to verify occupancy in the contracted rooms is necessary, reservation information will be shared by the hotels with the SPIE Astronomical Telescopes & Instrumentation Housing to facilitate the audit.