Attendees will be booking their own accomodation for the conference as we have not block booked any rooms. We would recommend reserving your accomodation as soon as possible as Edinburgh does get very busy during the summer months.
Edinburgh First offer a range of accommodation options close to the conference venue. These include Salisbury Green Hotel, Masson House and Pollack Halls. To book go to: http://www.edinburghfirst.co.uk/for-accommodation/
Conference attendees will recieve a code for a 15% discount on bookings at Salisbury Green Hotel and Masson House.
There are also a wide range of hotels and B&Bs in the local Newington area. Tripadvisor and other similar sites offer reviews and hotel bookings. Eg, hotels in Newington
The closest hostel accommodation is at Argyle Backpackers although see Hostel Bookers for other options.
Finally, groups might also want to look at Airbnb, which also offers a wide range of affordable options near the conference venue.