The Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre, next to Waverley Station (follow the "tic" signs in the station and throughout the city), offers an accommodations-booking service in addition to the more typical services. Complete information is also available at the information desk at the Edinburgh Airport. Information centers also sell the Edinburgh Pass, which offers free admission to more than 30 attractions, rides on Airlink express buses, and lots of discounts. Prices start at £30 for a one-day pass.
Edinburgh and Scotland Information Centre (3 Princes St., East End, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH2 2QP. 0131/473–3868. www.edinburgh.org.)