Edinburgh Film Festival 2013 – What’s On, Accommodation Deals + VIDEO

Edinburgh Hotel Deals - August 2012

Edinburgh Film Festival 2013

The programme for the Edinburgh Film Festival 2013 is available here. This amazing and fascinating film festivals includes blockbusters, animated, arthouse classics and all the best new films from around the globe.

The EIFF runs from the 19th June to the 30th June and takes places at various venues around Edinburgh city centre. However, the hub of the festival is at the Filmhouse Cinema at 88 Lothian Road, in the West End of Edinburgh.

In addition, to loads of ground-breaking new films on show, are useful workshops, discussions and demonstrations to help film lovers and makers learn even more about the art of film-making.

Tip:  For all the latest and cheapest hotel deals for this year’s Edinburgh International Film Festival then simply search using the box on the left hand side of this page.

Check out the video for a glimpse at the great things that went on at the Edinburgh Film Festival in 2012.

Cheap Edinburgh Festival Accommodation 2013 – Bag A Bargain

Cheap Edinburgh Festival Accommodation 2012

Cheap Edinburgh Festival Accommodation 2012

Are you planning a trip up for the Edinburgh Festival? Are you looking for cheap accommodation in or near the city centre? Struggling to find anything?

Don’t worry, there are still some cheap room rates available throughout August in leading local hotels, apartments, and hostels – finding them is the hard part but read on for assistance.

Read my recommendations below and click on the accommodation name to get the lowest rates.

Check out the brilliant 5-Star Hostel Smart City Hostel in the Old Town. This modern property has a cool new bar, cheap restaurant, internet access and loads of facilities you wouldn’t expect from a hostel. Plus, the hostel is a venue for lots of free comedy througout August so you won’t need to go far to be entertained – about 10 metres from the bar to be exact. Check out their great dorm room rates.



A great and cheap hotel a couple of miles from the city centre is the Victoria Park House Hotel. The hotel has great reviews, a relaxing restaurant (with innovative menu), beer garden and a lively bar. Oh, and free parking too – so drive here, park the car and jump on a bus into town to soak up the festival. Click here to get rates

The Links Hotel is another cracking 3-Star hotel near the city centre, within walking distance of all the Fringe fun. This hotel has had a recent major refurb and is looking ultra cool. The hotel has a fine dining restaurant, a comfy bar (with bar menu and loads of TVs for sport), and an outdoor garden for enjoying a cool drink as you look out to the parkland infront of the hotel. Click here to get rates.

If you are looking for a cheap apartments then take a look at Smart At Iq Hostel Edinburgh (sister property to Smart City Hostel mentioned above) – these modern student apartments become stylish accommodation in the summer for visitors on a budget. The apartments are only a short walk into Edinburgh city centre too. Click here to get rates.

You may surprised when I recommend this hotel to you as it’s located on the edge of the city near Edinburgh’s business parks, but don’t let that put you off staying at Novotel Hotel Edinburgh Park. This very modern 4-Star hotel with pool, gym, restaurant and free parking entertains high-flying business people during the week and offers great rates for leisure travellers at weekends and during holidays. But the best thing is that the Novotel Hotel Edinburgh Park is two minutes from Edinburgh Park train station. From Edinburgh Park station you will be in the centre of Edinburgh and all the Edinburgh Festival action within 11 minutes – that’s probably quicker than if you stayed near the city centre and got a bus. Return train tickets cost £2.30, return bus tickets cost £2.80. You do the math(s)! Click here to get rates. 

So, don’t let the fact that Edinburgh triples in population during August put you off coming to visit us. There are still plenty accommodation deals to be had.

Simply click on the button below to start searching for the lowest online room rates in Edinburgh, guaranteed.