The Best Coworking Spaces In Edinburgh

Edinburgh has over 500,000 residents and sees over 2 million visitors every single year. The city has over 12 annual festivals, it has the gorgeous Edinburgh Castle, amazing eateries, bars, pubs, many a famous filming location, views and epic shopping. 

Edinburgh is also pretty great when it comes to business too. The economy is thriving, so it’s no surprise there are many fantastic coworking spaces on offer. Coworking spaces are perfect for entrepreneurs, startups, SME’s and freelancers who want a professional space to work in, or to host clients. 

Would you like to know about the best coworking spaces in Edinburgh? We can help. To help you get the perfect surroundings and network to nurture your business, here are some of the best hot desks and workspaces this beautiful city has to offer:

The Best Coworking Spaces In Edinburgh

Nexus

nexus-cowrking-space

Where?

Edinburgh City Centre

What’s On Offer?

A variety of well-equipped workspaces, from rooms for one person all the way up to an office for 20. There’s also conference facilities, boardrooms, breakout zones and lots of handy extras too. It’s the one-stop-shop for business folk looking for somewhere to, well, do business. 

Who Goes There?

All kinds of businesses. The space is so extensive, everybody can find a way to use it to benefit their business. 

Decor

Bright, modern, simple. 

Costs

Prices work on a short or long-term lease basis. 

Prices are available on request. One thing is guaranteed though – you get a discount on many local services when you pay for a membership at Nexus. 

Perks?

You’re allowed your dog at work with you, as long as he is well behaved. Bike storage is another great perk if you like to avoid expensive city parking.

CodeBase

codebase

Where?

Castle Terrace

What’s On Offer?

A tech coworking hub designed to help startups and entrepreneurs put everything into their business without having to worry about expensive office leases and contracts. At CodeBase you get mentorship, space, investment opportunities and a fantastic like-minded network. 

Who Goes There?

Tech startups and innovators. 

Decor

Bright, industrial, glass walls. 

Costs

You need to make an inquiry with the company to get an idea of costs and services available to you. 

Perks?

Being able to have everything you need to grow your tech business, all in one place. As well as hot desking and office space, there are experienced mentors, potential investors, networking events and more. 

The Loft

the-loft

Where?

Newington

What’s On Offer?

A bright and beautiful working environment with various desk spaces for you to use as you need to. The location is central making it easy to get to, and it is open 24/7 so you can work whenever you need to. 

Who Goes There?

Freelancers, entrepreneurs and startups looking for a nice place to work where there’s a social element, and the chance to network. 

Decor

Bright, roof lights, natural light, plants, quirky. 

Costs

The pricing is simple and clear. You pay £225 per month for a dedicated workspace. The price includes access to the kitchen, free refreshments, WIFI, 24/7 access and a business address. There’s also a bootable meeting room. 

Perks?

Free water, tea and high-quality coffee. 

Codesk

codesk

Where?

By Meadows Play Park

What’s On Offer?

Affordable bright and simple working space full to the brim with like-minded people. There’s no particular industry type here, just lots of friendly professionals wanting to work, and network. 

Who Goes There?

A vibrant mix of professionals, freelancers, consultants, entrepreneurs and anybody else wanting a friendly and professional environment to work in. 

Decor

Bright whites and splashes of bold colour. Simple furniture and nice views into nature. 

Costs

Costs are extremely affordable at just £12 a day for hot desking. This gives you 24/7 access, WIFI and access to the shared kitchen. If you want a dedicated desk you can get one for £240 per month which gives you all the perks of hot desking, plus meeting room access, your own desk, technical support and a locker. 

Perks?

Tea, coffee and fresh fruit in the kitchen. 

Kingsford Office

kingsford-office-cowork

Where?

Three locations in Central Edinburgh

What’s On Offer?

Upmarket efficient professional working space for businesses looking for affordable coworking in the centre of the city. Offers serviced offices, co-working, virtual office services and meeting rooms. Plus, a whole heap of networking perks. 

Who Goes There?

A wide range of SMEs, entrepreneurs and startups looking to innovate, work hard and meet like-minded people. 

Decor

Simple, efficient, comfortable. 

Costs

Costs are graded depending on how often you want to use the space. Here’s a quick look:

  • Unlimited member – £250 a month for unlimited use 7am-7pm Monday to Friday. Plus various extras. 
  • 10 day member – £150 a month for 10 full days use anytime 7am to 7pm. Plus various extras. 
  • 5 day member – 5 days 7am-7pm Monday to Friday. Plus various extras. 

Perks?

Networking events, members discounts, printing facilities, coffee, tea, water, cereal and fruit. 

TechCube

Where?

Summer hall

What’s On Offer?

An extremely cool hub for creatives, innovators, entrepreneurs and tech startups. 

The high-tech working space not only offers coworking and private office space. There are also kitchens, meeting rooms, breakout spaces and lots of networking opportunities. 

Who Goes There?

Popular with creatives and all kinds of tech based businesses.

Decor

It’s no surprise with such epic website design, that the branding continues inside the building too.  Spaces are ergonomic and practical, but clever art, visual creativity and cool decor is everywhere. 

Costs

Prices available on request

Perks

Being within a phenomenal hub for creatives. There is also secure bike storage and 24 hour storage for pressing deadlines and projects. 

The Best Of The Rest

If the above coworking spaces weren’t enough, here are even more amazing hot desking hubs to consider:

Conclusion

The right coworking space enables you to meet like-minded people who can become collaborators, and maybe even friends. 

Importantly, these hubs allow you to work in a professional and well-equipped office environment, without the hefty contracts of a long-term office lease. 

Hopefully by finding the best hot desk in Edinburgh for your business, you’ll soon be well on your way to success. 

About Jess

Hello, I'm Jess and I take care of all of the imagery we use here at Spacehop. Although I'm not as tech savvy as some of the other here, I have worked in HR for several years, so you'll probably hear me imparting some of my wisdom here on occasion.

Leave a Comment

Previous

The Best Coworking Spaces In London

The Best Coworking Spaces In Glasgow

Next