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Edinburgh, Edinburgh Airport (EDI), United Kingdom

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    Facilities for the disabled include accessible toilets, ramps, lifts and reserved seating. There is a TDD telephone in the international arrivals area, the airport telephone switchboard is equipped with a Minicom system (tel: (0131) 344 3100), and induction loops are fitted at various points throughout the terminal. Reserved parking, wheelchair push and provision and help with baggage are also available. Assistance can be pre-booked (tel: (0131) 344 3449) and passengers should advise their airline of their needs in advance.

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    Edinburgh Airport has ATMs and bureau de change kiosks in various locations in the terminal, both before and after the security checkpoint. Currency can be pre-booked for collection at the airport through American Express (


    Free Wi-Fi internet access is available throughout the airport, and there are internet desks and device charging points at various points. Postboxes are located in Arrivals and Departures.


    There are places to eat throughout Edinburgh Airport, both before and after security. The food village in the departures area, which includes a pub, various cafés and a seafood bar, has the most choice.


    There is a choice of tax- and duty-free outlets for passengers leaving the European Union in the departures area. Other shopping options post-security include fashion boutiques, electrical stores and gift shops. A newsagent is located in the public area, on the ground floor.


    A lost property desk (tel: (0131) 344 3486) and a left-luggage facility are situated in UK Arrivals, on the ground floor. Baggage trolleys are free to use and can be found at key areas, including the car parks.


    Other facilities at Edinburgh Airport include baby care areas and a prayer room.

    Conference & Business

    British Airways, Flybe and Servisair all have executive lounges equipped with telephone, fax and internet facilities. The Hilton Edinburgh Airport Hotel (tel: (0131) 519 4400; has conference facilities for up to 300 delegates, while the Quality Hotel (tel: (0131) 333 4331; can accommodate functions for up to 80.

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    Airport code: EDI

    Number of Terminals: 1


    The VisitScotland tourist information desk is located next to the baggage claim (opening hours: Mon-Fri 7.30-19.30, Sat-Sun 7.30-19, tel: 0131 4733 690).

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    Hotels in Edinburgh


    Edinburgh has loads of hotels, but you’ll need to keep a sharp eye for affordable options, as decent budget stays are few and far between.

    Luxury townhouses and boutique spots are plentiful, but if you’re planning on coming during the Fringe and International festivals in August, be sure to book well in advance.

    Twelve Picardy Place

    12 Picardy Place
    EH1 3JT Edinburgh
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    Category: Expensive

    In a stunning Georgian townhouse, this boutique hotel has just 10 gorgeous and individually designed rooms.

    Old Town Chambers

    3, Roxburgh's Court, 323 High St
    Edinburgh EH1 1LW
    United Kingdom
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    Category: Expensive

    For something a cut above, rent out one of these luxury serviced apartments in the heart of Edinburgh’s Old Town.

    The Old Waverley

    43 Princes Street
    EH2 2BY Edinburgh
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    Category: Moderate

    Traditional style abounds in this centrally located hotel, right on Princes Street and great for the festival.

    Novotel Edinburgh Centre

    80 Lauriston Place
    EH3 9DE Edinburgh
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    Category: Moderate

    A business hotel slap bang in the middle of Edinburgh with affordable, large rooms and excellent breakfast.

    Travelodge Edinburgh Central

    33 St Mary’s Street
    EH1 1TA Edinburgh
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    Category: Cheap

    Clean and comfortable Edinburgh outpost of well-known hotel chain.