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Edinburgh Playhouse

The Edinburgh Playhouse opened its doors for the first time at 2pm on Monday 12 August 1929. Although originally designed as a variety theatre, by the time the building was completed it had been decided to open it as a cinema. The first film to be screened was ‘The Doctor’s Secret’ an adaptation of JM Barrie’s short play ‘Half an Hour’.

The building was owned and run by the Maguire family and was designed by Glasgow architect John Fairweather. On a fact finding trip to... Read more >>

Edinburgh Playhouse

Hotels

We are delighted to partner with Apex Waterloo Place, Courtyard Marriott, Fountain Court Apartments & Jurys Inn. All ideally placed within walking distant of the theatre, why not make your visit to the theatre extra special by combining your theatre trip with an overnight stay in the heart of the city. 

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH

This four-star, city centre hotel is just a 10-minute walk from the Edinburgh Playhouse. A warm, friendly welcome awaits and you’ll get complimentary Wi-Fi, use of leisure facilities, gym and access to treatments by PURE Spa & Beauty all in addition to a great night’s sleep. Book direct and use promotional code ‘PHOUSE10’ to get a 10% discount and a £10 voucher to spend on a pre-theatre meal or post-theatre drink in our restaurant & bar, Elliot’s. 

Tel: 0800 049 8000

apexhotels.co.uk/apex-waterloo-place-hotel

Courtyard Marriott

1-3 Baxter’s Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AF

Combining heritage and style, Courtyard Edinburgh is ideal for leisure travellers looking for a place to ‘switch off’. Our contemporary hotel is ideally located just a few steps away from the Edinburgh Playhouse and a short walk from Edinburgh’s main attractions such as Edinburgh Castle and Harvey Nichols. The Lantern Room restaurant and bar with its outdoor seating terrace is a great place to meet for pre-theatre meals or post theatre drinks.

Tel: 0131 526 3778

courtyardedinburgh.co.uk

Fountain Court Apartments

Queen Street, Young Street and Thistle Street

Fountain Court is Edinburgh’s premier serviced apartment provider with 230 apartments in the heart of the city. We have three specific properties: Royal Garden, Braid and Stewart offering theatre packages, all within easy walking distance of the Edinburgh Playhouse. Each location has daily housekeeping, reception, fully fitted kitchens and a choice of one or two bedrooms. They offer space, value for money and all the comforts of home.

Tel: 0131 622 6677

fountaincourt.com

Jurys Inn

43 Jeffrey Street, Edinburgh EH1 1DH

15% Discount when you quote ‘Playhouse15’. Just 10 minutes’ walk from the Edinburgh Playhouse, located just off the Royal Mile. Jurys Inn has 186 comfortable bedrooms, furnished with large soft beds, flat screen Freeview TVs and free WiFi. Pre-theatre dinners also available.

Tel: 0131 200 3300

Jurysinns.com/hotels/edinburgh


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