What to do if you still need a hotel room:

Important Housing Update: Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa has rooms available at the CRS discounted rates. Please use the link below to book your room today! This is limited inventory and won't last long. Sheraton rooms will be available until July 21, or sell-out, whichever comes first. 

To book your room.
Click the “Book Your Room” button to review hotels with availability. Select your hotel and room from this list as per the online booking instructions.

If your hotel is not available to book online then please email Marketing Edinburgh at with your required dates/hotel preference and they will respond to you as soon as possible.
Posted rates will reflect current market rates.  Marketing Edinburgh will confirm your reservation with the available rates. 
Hotels will be removed from the list if they can no longer offer rooms.
Note:  Marketing Edinburgh is available Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m., GMT. You must have booked your room by June 11, 2015 (before 12:00 a.m. GMT) to receive the published discounted room rate. After June 11, hotels will accept reservations on an availability and rate basis.

Reservation Process

Marketing Edinburgh Ltd./Convention Edinburgh is the only housing bureau authorized to book CRS Annual Meeting hotel reservations (please see scam warning, below). Please use the button at right to review hotels, rates, distance from the convention center and to book your room. Once your reservation is complete, a confirmation will be e-mailed to you. This will be the only confirmation you receive; your hotel will not send a confirmation.

Hotel Choices

A large variety of hotels offering discounted rates are being offered in Edinburgh… from five-star hotels, boutique, budget-friendly, and apartments. A limited number of rooms are available at each hotel, so book early to ensure you get the accommodations you want.


The CRS room block includes availability at each hotel from July 21-August 1, 2015, inclusive. Availability and rates cannot be guaranteed after the published cut-off date, which is June 11, 2015. If you require nights outside those available, please reserve the available dates, then email Convention Edinburgh with your preferred arrival/departure dates as instructed during the booking process.

Reservation Deadline

You must book your room by June 11, 2015 (before 24:00 GMT) to receive the published discounted room rate.

Payments / Deposits

A credit card is required to complete your hotel reservation. It will not be charged, but is required to guarantee the reservation. Full payment is made directly to the hotel at your time of stay.

Currency / VAT

All rates are in pounds Sterling (GBP), per room or apartment per night, and are inclusive of VAT (tax) and breakfast unless otherwise stated in the hotel listing.

Changes / Cancellations

During the booking process, you will be given a password which is required to access, change or cancel your reservation. You may cancel your reservation before 10:00 (GMT) on the day prior to your arrival at no charge. Cancellations made after this date/time will be charged one night’s room and tax to the credit card provided at the time of booking. You may also incur a 3£ fee for changes and/or cancellations made after the June 11, 2015, cut-off date.


Visit Marketing Edinburgh's FAQ page for answers to common questions.

CRS Headquarters Hotel

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa is located adjacent to the Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Reservations must be booked through Marketing Edinburgh Ltd./Convention Edinburgh

Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa
1 Festival Square
Edinburgh EH3 9SR
United Kingdom
+44 131 229 9131
Photo courtesy of Sheraton Edinburgh


WARNING Regarding Unauthorized Contacts by Companies Offering to Book Your Hotel Reservations

THERE ARE NO COMPANIES AUTHORIZED BY CRS TO CONTACT YOU TO BOOK YOUR HOTEL RESERVATIONS. To guarantee that you have booked and confirmed hotel reservations, please use only the hotel and information on the official CRS website for hotel accommodations. Please note that exhibitors are specifically being targeted by these companies. Read more…

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