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Elas Guest House

10 Claremont Crescent, Edinburgh EH7 4HX, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015

I was booked into the Elas Guesthouse by International Friends on a tour to Edinburgh. I thought the idea of staying in a charming B&B would be cool. I was a single on the tour. If my wife had been with me I'm sure we would have checked out but I decided I could bear the two nights I was... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My daughter and I spent 2 nights (Friday & Saturday) at Elas B&B in Edinburgh in September 2014 with a group tour. Teresa and Peter (our hostess and host) went out of their way to make us comfortable and answer all of our questions about visiting Edinburgh. Their home is lovely; simply charming. The dining room was beautifully appointed and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

My two girlfriends and I stayed at this guest house for two nights. We knew it was only a 1 star accomodation, but thought that after requesting an upgrade to 2 private rooms it would be OK. Instead we were forced to stay in one cramped room - the alternative would have meant one of us bunking in with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The best hosts, awesome breakfast and a good home to stay. Look no further, just close your eyes and book this guest house. That simple and good!Great value for money too. I have no words for the service, they give all their efforts to make you feel super welcome and help you get around! And than the breakfast... It was... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Since 2000 we have always stayed at Elas Guest House and have once again re-booked another stay in July, over the years my family and friends have stayed in this charming, friendly place and have always left delighted. Teresa and Peter are kind caring hosts, always help full and considerate. Standards of cleaning never an issue. Breakfasts amazing. On our... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2014

Stayed at this guest house for five nights and was well pleased. Made to feel very welcome. Staff were extremely courteous. Nothing was too much trouble. Nice large room with a really pleasant view. Good central location. I cannot understand some of the other reviews. Hard to believe these people stayed at the same place!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

- makes you feel unwelcomed with her unsmiling face - smokes in the house, therefore a stale cigarette stench lingers in the air - served breakfast with some stale butter. Rolls were too hard to be edible. - there's dust everywhere in the room. Left a wet bath towel on the chair and part of it turned black from picking... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2013 via mobile

Smells cigarettes.dirt and stench.rooms and food disgusting.service not miles.this is a nightmare stay there.terrible guest house.owner of drunk.bed linen old and faded alredy.badrooms dirty.the food is not only fresh thawed in the microvawe.milk coffe overdue.the furniture dust and stench.the worst and dirtiest guest house

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

Stayed for two nights on my own. My booking was last minute and was very cheap so I thought "brilliant" and went for it. Upon entering I detected a faint, strange smell - perhaps an old cooking smell I thought. The house seems to be full of old ornaments and paintings - including a marble bust beside the front door... More 

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Geneva, Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Elas B&B is just few minutes walk away from the city center and located in a quiet area of the city. the place is run by a nice couple doing their best for their customers, the breakfast was hot and the lady asked the day before what we would like to have...it makes it easy for everybody as you know... More 

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