About Us

Edinburgh Festival Rentals was acquired by the Rettie Group, following eight years as part of Destiny Scotland. Edinburgh Festival Rentals is a well-established and trusted name for the supply of festival accommodation and maintains strong relationships with all the major agencies bringing acts to the festival each year.  Today we are based at 4 Jamaica Street, and the team work to secure festival accommodation and year round short lets.

Karen Turner

Karen Turner

Director of Lettings

With over 25 years of experience in the Scottish and Edinburgh property market, Karen has retained a real passion for every aspect of her role, from ensuring that each individual client receives the first-class service they deserve to the fizz of excitement when finding just the right property for a client. Karen have extensive knowledge and experience in the Scottish and Edinburgh property market, working with private individual and investors. Karen is a former board member of a Scottish Law Practice.

Michelle Mason

Michelle Mason

Short Lets Manager

Michelle joined Edinburgh Festival Rentals in 2017 as the Short Lets Manager. Having lived in Edinburgh for many years, she knows the city well and enjoys matching guest’s requirements to their ideal property in locations all over Edinburgh. Michelle previously worked for another Short Lets provider and has built substantial knowledge of the festival and short let’s sector. Prior to her time in property, Michelle worked with the Scotsman Publications, and in National Broadcast News for Reuters and Sky News.