The ALAMA Autumn Conference Venue

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton

Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is ideally located in the heart of the city centre, minutes from Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and within easy walking distance of a myriad of attractions. The building itself is a grand Victorian building with a stylish modern interior. It dates back to the 1900s and is part of the impressive North Bridge which links Edinburgh’s Old and New town together.

ALAMA Conference location: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton Hotel

Blending perfectly into the historic surroundings of the Royal Mile, the hotel is just a short stroll away from luxurious boutiques and shopping streets, as well as an array of restaurants and pubs. It’s also an easy walk to the beautiful St. Giles’ Cathedral and on to the iconic Edinburgh Castle.

Public parking is available at the Waverley Car Park on New Street. Guests staying at the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton receive a 20% discount on advertised car park rates.

Directions from the city centre

Edinburgh city centre is just 0.5 miles from the hotel. To reach the Hotel on foot, walk towards St. Andrew Square from George Street and turn right onto St Andrew Square. Continue onto South St. David Street and take a left onto Princes Street. From Princes Street take the first right onto North Bridge/A7. The hotel will be on your left.

If travelling by car from George Street, drive toward St Andrew Square and take a left onto North St. David Street. Turn right onto Queen Street and follow the road. At the roundabout, take the second exit onto Leith Street/ A900 and use the right lane to stay on Leith Street/A900. Turn right onto Waterloo Place/A1 and then left onto North Bridge/A7. The hotel will be on the left.


The Waverley Car Park is a 3 minute drive and a 7 minute walk from the hotel. From the hotel turn left onto High Street then along the Royal Mile, turn left on New Street and the car park entrance is towards the end of the street on your left hand side.

Location and how to get there

19 North Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1SD, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44-131-472 3000 FAX: +44-131-5562691
Website: Hilton Edinburgh Carlton.

By rail:

Waverley Railway Station is adjacent to the hotel, just a 3 minute stroll for guests. If arriving from Waverley Station by foot, The Hilton Edinburgh Carlton is conveniently located just a 3 minute walk from the railway station. Come out of the station and turn left onto Market Street and then turn right onto Scotsman Steps and take the stairs. Turn right on North Bridge and the hotel will be on your left.

By air:

EDINBURGH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT is just 8.4 miles away, directions from the airport below:

From the Airport by road: Exit the roundabout onto Eastfield Road and at the next roundabout, take the 1st exit to stay on Eastfield Road then stay slightly left and merge onto Glasgow Road/A8. After almost 4 miles turn right onto Balgreen Road and at the roundabout, take the 1st exit onto Stevenson Road. Continue onto Westfield Road and then straight onto West Approach Road turning right eventually onto Lothian Road/A700. Take the first left onto Bread Street and continue onto West Port, straight onto Grassmarket and at the roundabout go straight through onto Cowgatehead. Turn right onto Guthrie Street and then take a left onto Chambers Street and finally left onto South Bridge/A7. The Hilton Edinburgh Carlton will be on your right.

From the Airport by bus: Walk about 3 minutes from the airport to the Hilton hotel and take the number 100 bus to Waverley Bridge. From here it is a 5 minute walk to the Hilton Edinburgh Carlton. The bus departs every 10 minutes and the journey takes approx. 35 minutes from door to door.

From the Airport by tram: A tram is also available from the airport and brings passengers to Princes Street in approx. 35 minutes. From Princes Street it is a 10 minute walk to the hotel

GLASGOW INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT is 55 miles away, approximately 80 minutes by car.

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