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3rd International Summer School and Symposium on Humour and Laughter: Theory, Research and Applications

The Summer School organisers can arrange accommodation (bed and breakfast) for participants in University rooms (see below). All these are subject to availability, and will be allocated as bookings are received. Alternatively participants may make use of hotels and guest houses (see links below) by making their own arrangements.

The University is located in an area with lots of restaurants and dining places (more details will be supplied at the Summer School). It is assumed that participants will want to explore the culinary scene themselves and no meals will be arranged except for breakfast.

Accommodation should initially be reserved when applying for a place on the Summer School (see details of applying for places).

Accommodation should be paid for once your application is confirmed, using the accommodation and payment form (see details of paying for accommodation).

Any accommodation not paid for by July 28th will be treated as cancelled, and may be offered to another participant.

If a participant cancels an accommodation booking after payment, the payment will be refunded (less an administrative charge of £15) if the cancellation is before July 28th or if we are able to fill the place. Otherwise, no refund is possible.

The university rooms available

Pollock Halls (Dalkeith Road): Standard Rooms

£27.00 per room, per night. Single rooms, shared facilities. Full Scottish breakfast. 15 - 20 minutes walk from lecture building.

Pollock Halls (Dalkeith Road): Chancellor's Court

New 3 star development. Single en-suite Rooms. £46.00 per room, per night. Full Scottish breakfast. 15 - 20 minutes walk from lecture building. More details of Chancellor's Court
FULLY BOOKED: rooms available only if cancellations occur.

Map of Pollock Halls

Kenneth MacKenzie Hospitality Suite (Richmond Place)

Room only: £30.50; with continental breakfast: £32.50; with full Scottish breakfast: £39.50. All rooms are double ensuite, with tea/coffee making facilities. These prices hold for single or double occupancy. Non-smoking. 5 - 10 minutes walk from lecture building. More details of Richmond Place residences
FULLY BOOKED: rooms available only if cancellations occur.

Map showing Pollock Halls and Richmond Place.

If you wish to be placed on a waiting list for one particular type of university accommodation, please indicate this on your application form.

Arriving at Pollock Halls

On arrival at Pollock Halls, report first to the reception centre.

If coming by taxi, the driver should be able to find this; show him the map from the web if he has problems!

If arriving by bus, get off at the stop outside the Royal Commonwealth Pool. Then walk back about 100 metres and take the first turn on the right (up the side of the Royal Commonwealth Pool). Walk another 100 metres (ignoring the entrance to the Pool's car park) and the main Pollock entrance is on the right. The Reception Centre is just inside on the left.

Links to other accommodation options

You can of course use your favourite Web search engine to explore the possibilities, but here are some useful links: