Option 1: University of Edinburgh Student Accommodation

Dates: 22nd-26th July (4 nights)

Accommodation: Twin room en-suite with full Scottish breakfast included 

Pricing: Single - £65 per night, Double - £87 per night


Econonmy housing is available through the University of Edinburgh student accommodation at Pollock Halls, at the base of Arthur’s Seat. The rates are:

  • Twin bedroom Suite (Single Occupancy) : 65.00 GBP per night
  • Twin bedroom Suite (Double Occupancy) : 87.00 GBP per night

Note: Guests can book shoulder nights (21 July) via the website using the following link:

Select the location as Pollock Halls and to keep the same room as the main event, select a twin en-suite room for single or double occupancy, depending on how many guests are staying.

The Accommodation is situated approximately 7 miles from the Conference Venue. There will be a dedicated shuttle bus offered between the Accommodation Option 1 (Student Housing) at Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh Campus and the Conference Venue at Heriot-Watt University. The journey is estimated to take 25 minutes.

ICMMES-2019 participants can make online payment using the following link: Eventbrite



Situated within Pollock Halls and at the base of the impressive Arthur's Seat, one of Edinburgh's most famous landmarks and a local favourite for hiking and outdoor exercise, the accommodation offers easy access to Edinburgh's central area. All rooms are en-suite and residents have access to shared pantries across all floors, the newly developed Absorb common room and a computer lab, all situated within Chancellor's Court.

The LOC of ICMMES-2019 has arranged a shuttle bus service for ICMMES-2019 attendees. The shuttle bus starts every morning between Monday, 07/22, and Friday, 07/26, from Pollok Hall (the accommodation option 1) to the meeting venue at Heriot-Watt University. The shuttle service is free for the participants of ICMMES-2019. Those who stay near Pollok Hall should take advantage of the shuttle bus service. 


 Option 2: Courtyard by Marriott Edinburgh West


The rooms have now been released. Please contact Hotel for availability.

Other Options close to Heriot-Watt University

Near the university campus, there are several other hotels:

Note: Hotels located at Edinburgh Park benefit from excellent links to the airport via the Edinburgh tram system, however transportation to the Conference Venue is limited. Taxi services would be suggested from these hotels to the Conference Venue.

Options Close to City Centre

Haymarket is an excellent area of Edinburgh for ease of access to/from the airport via the Edinburgh tram system, and the Conference Venue via bus. The area is also in close proximity to the city centre attractions.
Here are a few hotels situated in and around Haymarket:


Additional Information

Please make your accommodation booking to Accommodation Option 1 - Student Housing (University of Edinburgh), ASAP. We pre-booked the rooms for our delegation and have to return back the unordered rooms by 11st July. Therefore,

Please either make your booking; or e-mail us ( or to keep the rooms for you by 24:00, 9th July (Tuesday) UK time.
If you e-mail us to keep the rooms for you, please confirm with details, such as how many rooms (single/double) and the dates of check-in/check-out.
Your collaboration will be highly appreciated.

  • There will be a dedicated shuttle bus service running between the Accommodation at Pollock Halls, University of Edinburgh Campus (Option 1/1.1 – Student Housing) and the Conference Venue at Heriot-Watt Campus. Estimated journey time of around 25 mins.
  • Double Occupancy room option has been added to allow for an additional guest to accompany the delegate at Pollock Halls (Option 1/1.1 – Student Housing) at a cost of £87 per day (See Eventbrite for details).
  • Guests who have previously purchased a Single Occupancy room at Pollock Halls (Option 1 – Student Housing) can change to allow for Double if needed, at an extra cost of £22 per day (See Eventbrite for details).
  • The detail information on accommodation is available on conference website for guests who would like to book additional days (21st July and after 26th July for example).