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York House Hotel

27 York Place, Edinburgh EH1 3HP, Scotland
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Ranked #266 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My husband and son had been working in princes mall, in Edinburgh town centre for a week in February and were staying in york house hotel, their room was basic but clean,tidy, with tv,kettle and a hearty full English breakfast in the morning to start their day.the lovely italian manageress i believe made their stay really pleasant, so much so... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very much a guest house rather than a hotel. Tired reception and hallway. Bedroom with a tiny electric shower. OK, but not great for the price. Breakfast starts at 8am which really does not work for a business trip. My request for a coffee was grudgingly granted. I will probably stay elsewhere next time.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Despite some bad reviews, I believe this B&B is very nice and affordable. The room was very cute, we were to the top floor on the front street side which was a little noisy but ok. We were actually into the centre, so a lot of places were easily reachable !!! There were few carelessness (for example peeling paints on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

Stayed at the York for a couple of nights and you get what it says on the tin ,nothing to flashy but very adequate ,traditional breakfasts and comfortable accommodation . Close to all modes of transport ,bus stop over the road and a tram stop right outside which can take you all the way to the airport if required. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Host was very nice ... Breakfast was gd ... But what we paid for room was very poor kettle did not work lights did not work and toilet leaked very very disappointed...I don't think I wwood stay there again not worth the money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

i stayed here the end of January with my parents as i had to go to a funeral we all shared a family bedroom after a long travel from gloucestershire we were tied and was very grateful to the excellent welcome we received from a very nice Italian lady on arrival it is not the ritz but perfectly adequate to... More 

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Ross-on-Wye, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

lovely place in a great spot to see the city ..best bit was the tram from the airport stops almost outside the door as the last stop is in york place ..so easy the place is a bit dated but fine for a short break , very clean and the staff were so kind and helpful ,even allowing us to... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I think this is probably one of those hotels where the price that you paid for your room is going to directly affect the view you have of it. For me, I felt like the £50 a night for a Friday and Saturday was not really that bad at all. I stayed in a twin room so really I paid... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

This hotel is fine for a budget hotel. The location is great. Everything else is you-get-what-you-pay-for. Our stay there was unfortunately at an extravagant cost due to Hogmanay (and our alternative accommodation cancelling 6 weeks out so we didn't have much choice). Without an event on I think the cost would be more acceptable. The only gripe I had was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

We booked this hotel for 2 nights for its location as it was the closest one to the royal mile that we could get at the time. Although you still had to walk a fair way to the Mile it was ok as Edinburgh is so visually exciting. It was mid August, the Fringe festival was on and it was... More 

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