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Affordable Room Hire in Edinburgh at the Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre

Affordable Room Hire in Edinburgh:

A Space for You

 
The Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Centre at 25 Palmerston Place is a listed building in a World Heritage Site. It is an impressive Victorian Townhouse which retains its original beauty. Its our pleasure to provide a beautiful, welcoming space for your event.
 
We are in a convenient location for you and your guests in the heart of Edinburgh’s West End. Less than 5 minutes walk from Haymarket Railway Station. Find us with ease, our stunning neighbour next door is St Mary’s Cathedral.
 
We want to provide the perfect space for you. Our rooms are suitable for most occasions. From board meetings to book launches. From blowout parties to intimate 1-2-1 therapy sessions. From yoga class to crystal workshops. If you are looking for room hire in Edinburgh, we’ve got you covered.
 
COVID-19 Update: We are comitted to ensuring the safety of all who enter our building. Our building is rigourously cleaned every day and our staff wear face coverings and sit behind perspex partitions. Our rooms are available for rent with a reduced capacity at the moment. We currently permit a maximum of six people per event. Further, we have in place contact tracing sheets, hygiene stations and ask that anyone entering the building wear a face covering.

 

The Helen Duncan Room

Our largest room features an ornate Victorian fireplace and chandelier. The floor-to-ceiling windows offer beautiful views of St Mary’s Cathedral. Your guests will love how attractive and well-lit this space is. The Helen Duncan hosts large workshops, catered events and classes. It is a fresh and vibrant space for any event.

Layout Options

Boardroom: Max 35 people

Theatre: Max 80 people

Cabaret: Max 50 people

Price

£40 per hour

All Prices

Full Day: £265

Half Day: £130

The Mary Duffy Room

Bright and intimate space overlooking the gardens of St Mary’s cathedral.  Ideal for a small class, workshop, business meeting or talk. This room extends and opens out into the Helen Duncan room and both can be booked together.

Layout Options

Boardroom: Max 35 people

Theatre: Max 80 people

Cabaret: Max 50 people

Price

£30 per hour

All Prices

Full Day: £195

Half Day: £95

The Sanctuary

With stained glass windows and original features from 1800, The Sanctuary is a special space. Its high capacity, raised platform and pulpit make it an ideal seminar space. Currently home to a church and our Tuesday Talks programme, this space is the perfect place to host your next event. This room has also hosted company board meetings, Tai-Chi classes and even a wedding ceremony.

Layout Options

Boardroom: Max 35 people

Theatre: Max 80 people

Cabaret: Max 50 people

Price

£30 per hour

All Prices

Full Day: £195

Half Day: £95

Therapy Rooms

An intimate space for private consultations. Our therapy rooms are capable of hosting counselling and physical therapy. Equipped with comfortable chairs, massage chairs and plinths as requested. We currently host counsellors, acupuncturists, reflexologists, hypnotherapists and more. We’d love to host you too.

PLEASE NOTE

To book our therapy rooms, we are required to see your public liability insurance, qualifications and a completed version of this form.

Price

£10 per hour

Amenities

We also offer…

Free WiFi

Superfast Fibre Optic  Broadband with optional Wi-Fi boosters as standard

20% Discount

We offer a 20% discount for charities, social enterprises and community classes

Meeting Essentials

Seating, tables, flipcharts and stands come with the space. We also have projector and screens for £15 and microphone hire for £10

 

 

Catering

Our tearoom is normally stocked with hot drinks, treats and healthy snacks. We also partner with local suppliers to offer full catering if needed.

To see our full menu click here

Marketing

We offer highly competitive options to get the word out about your event. Our marketing team can handle everything from your flyer designs to social media campaign.

Email our Marketing Team

Nearby Accomodation

For your guests, we’ve compiled a list of the best local accomodation.

Find out more here

Opening Hours

Monday – Thursday 10am – 5pm

Friday 10am – 4pm

Want a space for the weekend?

We offer weekend hire for an additional 15% cost. A minimum of 4 hours booking is required for weekend hire.

Cancellation Policy

 You must notify us of any cancellation in writing, such cancellation taking effect from the date the notice is received by us. We shall use all reasonable endeavours to mitigate loss by taking such steps as we, at our sole discretion deem appropriate, in order to rebook the available date (any success will be taken into account when calculating the cancellation fee due by you).

Terms and Conditions

All room hire bookings are subject to our Privacy Policy  and Room Hire Terms and Conditions. 

Please be advised we are not an accesible venue. 

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