Edinburgh is a city full of historic personality blended with a young and active multiculturalism of people and industries. As a result of this, the city has a range of accommodation, sightseeing and food & beverage options for all types of budgets.

Daily Costs

We have provided a summary of different living costs at a range of budgets for your stay in Edinburgh during the congress. Please note prices may change until 2022.

Budget Midrange Top End
Accommodation Dorm Beds/Hostel: £15 – 30 Double room: £80 – 100 Double room in boutique/four-star hotel: £175 – 225
Eating Out Markets, lunch specials for food: £5–10 per person Two-course dinner with glass of wine: £30 per person Three-course dinner (including wine) in top restaurant: £70–100 per person
Drinking Beer (1 pint): £2.75 – 4.50 Wine (1 small glass): £2.50 – 4.00 Cocktails: £6.00 – 12.00
Social & Entertainment Many museums and galleries: free Live music in pub: free–£10 Edinburgh Castle/Holyrood Palace/Royal Yacht Britannia: £15-20
Travel Bus/Tram: £1.70 (single) or £4.00 (day ticket) Uber across town: £7 – 12 Taxi across town: £15

For more information on Edinburgh, visit the city’s visiting guide here.