Venue Information

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh
1 Festival Square
Edinburgh EH3 9SR, UK
+44 131 229 9131

Located by Edinburgh Castle, the venue is a 2-minute walk from Edinburgh International Conference Centre.


The Linux Foundation has not contracted a block of rooms at the hotels listed below and cannot guarantee rates or availability.

Apex Grassmarket Hotel
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, UK
TEL: +44 131 300 3456
Located 950 meters from the Sheraton
*Rates starting at £150

Novotel Edinburgh Centre
80 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh, EH3 9DE, UK
TEL:+44 131 656 3500
Located 800 meters from the Sheraton
*Rates starting at £220

Haymarket Hub Hotel
7 Clifton Terrace, Edinburgh, EH12 EDR
TEL: +44-131-3479700
Located 800 meters from the Sheraton
*Rates starting at £100

Leonardo Royal Hotel Edinburgh Haymarket
1 Morrison Link, Edinburgh, EH3 8DN UK
TEL: +44 131 460 46 00
Located 650 meters from the Sheraton
*Rates starting at £150


The following hotel blocks are closed – if you wish to book at any of these hotels, please contact the hotel directly for rates and availability.

DoubleTree Hilton Hotel Edinburgh City Centre – Block Closed
34 Bread Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9AF
TEL: +44-131-221555
Located approximately 500 meters from the Sheraton

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa, Edinburgh – Block Closed
31 Festival Square, Edinburgh EH3 9SR, UK
TEL: +44 131 229 9131

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian – Block Closed
Princes St, Edinburgh
TEL: +44-131-222-8888
Located approximately 500 meters from the Sheraton

Important: The Linux Foundation will never reach out to attendees by phone to make hotel reservations for our conferences. Please be advised that the most secure way to book in our discounted room block is by using the direct booking like provided above, or by calling the hotel directly. If you do receive a phone call from someone claiming to be with The Linux Foundation or the hotel and they attempt to sell you a hotel room, please email us at

If you have any questions related to the room block or conference hotel, please email the events team at

Getting to the Sheraton Grand

Airport Information

From Edinburgh Airport (EDI)
Estimated Taxi Cost: £25 – £30
Estimated Time by Taxi: 20 – 25 minutes


Car parking is available at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa on the bottom two floors of the adjacent One Spa building.  The car park can be accessed from West Approach Road.  The cost is £5.00 – £24.00.

  • Visit Parkopedia to see currently available car parks, pricing, and locations.
Public Transportation

Bus, Rail, and Tram are all options to/from the airport, as well as within Edinburgh city limits. The Sheraton Grand is located near the Shandwick Place stop (Stop SC).