Conference Venues in Edinburgh

Our stunning venues can provide all you require for a conference or meeting

Conferences & Meetings at Surgeons Quarter

From five to five hundred, we can accommodate your delegates in complete comfort. Choose from a variety of venues and break-out rooms steeped in history yet brimming with technology. Whether you decide on the King Khalid Building with its tiered auditorium, the grandeur of the Playfair Building, the stature of the Quincentenary Conference Centre or the splendour of the Prince Philip Building, you will enjoy an event that is as memorable as it is successful.

Meeting rooms

We have 15 meeting rooms varying in capacity from 2 to 300. Just let us know your requirements and we will allocate the appropriate rooms to your event. Our Venue Selector provides a list of recommended meeting rooms for your numbers.

Venue Selector

Making Good Great

Here at Surgeons Quarter, we have a long history of innovation and inspiration. In fact, we have been pushing the boundaries of surgical excellence for over 500 years. Precision is just one of the many things that we are passionate about. This level of care and attention to detail is now being channelled into providing not just good, but outstanding conference venues for businesses that are as passionate about getting things right as we are.


Ten Hill Place Hotel offers you an experience like no other. When you stay with us, every little thing is taken care of to ensure your stay is as relaxing as it is enjoyable. 

As part of Surgeons Quarter it is an excellent base when attending a Conference with us, and with an award-winning restaurant and bar, it is a great place to chill in the evening after a long day. 

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Venue capacities

Here is a list of recommended capacities for a conferences to guide you on what location would be most suitable for your event. To see a copy of floor plans and seating capacities please click here.

Room/Suite Name Theatre Boardroom Boardroom U-Shape Cabaret Classroom
Quincentenary Conf Centre
Wolfson Hall 300 80 60 210 130
GB Ong Room 76 38 30 60 48
Tausend Room 65 32 26 40 24
Wadsworth Room 45 28 24 20 22
King Khalid Building
Auditorium 158 - - - -
Reception Area 70 26 18 40 24
Alastair Duff 30 18 14 - -
Playfair Building
Playfair Hall 150 54 45 90 70
Fellows Library 66 34 30 - -
Logan Turner Room - 16 14 - -
Conan Doyle Room - 10 9 - -
Committee Room 20 16 12 - -
Reception Room 25 22 20 - -
Prince Philip Building - -
The Deacon Suite 200 40 36 120 82
The Charter Suite 60 22 18 - 16
Festival Theatre
FT Auditorium 1000 - - - -
Empire Room 1 50 - - - 40
Empire Room 2 40 - - - 30
Empire Room 3 60 - - - 50
Empire Rooms 1, 2 & 3 150 - - - 120


“ I think we have almost caught up after our Edinburgh experience which was fantastic for us and our delegates, speakers and exhibitors. I know Dan has completed your questionnaire and he assures me that ‘excellent’ featured a lot but I’d just like to add my gratitude and thanks to you and all involved for the first class service we received. The Royal Society in London (our venue last year) was always going to be a hard act to follow but the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh turned out to be as good in every aspect.”