Hotel and Travel

Conference Venue

Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Edinburgh International Conference Centre
The Exchange
150 Morrison Street
United Kingdom

Further information on the conference venue:

How to get to the DDL Conference

Trams offer a frequent and reliable service linking the airport and the city centre. Trams depart from the airport every 8-10 minutes and the journey time to the City Centre is just 35 minutes. The service operates from the airport from 06.15am with the last tram leaving at 10.45pm. Tickets cost £6 for an adult single and £8.50 for an adult return. Delegates are advised to disembark at the Haymarket stop and walk towards the EICC along Morrison Street. This walk takes approximately 7 minutes. For more information about the Tram service please visit

The Airlink 100 operates a frequent bus service (every 10 minutes at peak times) between Edinburgh Airport and the city centre, with designated stops en route.  Tickets cost £4.50 single and £7.50 return. Delegates are advised to disembark at Haymarket Railway Station and to follow signs for EICC on foot (5 minute walk). See city centre map for directions. For more information regarding bus services visit Reduced Bus Fares – Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau have negotiated a special discount for bus travel with Edinburgh & Lothian buses. You are entitled to reduced fares on the Airlink bus ticket but also on the exciting city sightseeing bus tours.

There is an excellent taxi service from the airport to the city. You’ll find official airport taxis at the taxi rank outside the terminal building (follow the signs within the airport). It costs approximately £15 to get a taxi from the airport to the city centre and the journey takes 20 minutes depending on the time of day.

The EICC is right in the centre of Edinburgh. The main entrance is on Morrison Street. For directions from your home or office visit and input EH3 8EE for the destination postcode. View up to date road travel Reports, updated every 5 minutes.

There are many car parks in close walking distance to the EICC. Click here for details on National Car Parks (NCPs) in Edinburgh. Additionally, there is a public car park at the Sheraton Hotel, 150 meters from the EICC, which has limited accessible parking spaces.


The Sheraton Grand Hotel

We are delighted to once again be partnering with The Sheraton Hotel in the heart of Edinburgh.

DDL Delegates can book a single occupancy Bed and Breakfast rate for £235.00 per night or £255.00 double occupancy.

This reduced rate is available to book online for the evenings of  Tuesday 10th, Wednesday 11th and Thursday 12th December.

There are a limited number of rooms available at this rate and all bookings must be made before Friday 8th November.

(If you wish to book additional nights either side of the core dates above, please contact the Resort Sales team at the hotel on 0131 229 9131 or

To take advantage of the DDL delegate rate with The Sheraton, please book using this link.

For more information on the hotel, visit their website here.

Reservation Highway

This year we have also partnered with Reservation Highway, who have secured specially negotiated rates at selected hotels.

Monday 11th November 2024

Bookings made after this date will be on a request basis and subject to availability, rates may vary.

You should book using one of three ways:
• Book on-line:
• Telephone the Reservation Highway helpdesk: +44 (0) 1423 525577
• Email to:

The Reservation Highway team are happy to assit with booking your accomodation and can help with larger group bookings, so please contact them directly to discuss your requirements.

Futher Information

Further information

Edinburgh is a city like no other.  Rich in history it has a medieval Old Town and elegant Georgian New Town with gardens and neoclassical buildings. From the world-famous Edinburgh Castle, to St. Giles Cathedral, to Real Mary King’s Close and the Museum of Scotland, the sights are plentiful. Arthur’s Seat is an imposing peak in Holyrood Park with sweeping views, and Calton Hill is topped with monuments and memorials.

For information on what to do and where to eat when you visit Edinburgh, please use the helpful links below.

Restaurants  Things to do

Beware – Fraudulent Emails

Please be aware that there are companies who may contact you claiming to work for the DDL Conference and offering to book accommodation for you, or to sell you delegate lists.

We do not offer these services and would suggest that you ignore and delete such emails.

Sheila Coates and Nikki Evans are the organisers of the DDL Conference, so if the email has not come from them, please check before you take any action

Feel free to contact Sheila and Nikki if you have any concerns or queries