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Elder York Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   38 Elder St, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #151 of 445 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars NEW

The warmest welcome I have ever received on arrival at a hotel/B&B. We were met by Harry, who carried our luggage up the 3 flights of stairs to our lovely, quite & spacious room. Very welcoming and helpful hosts. Breakfast was superb and nothing was too much trouble.Ideally situated as all our attractions could be seen from our window. Stayed... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Very welcoming and helpful hosts! Lovely breakfast! Salmon & scrambled eggs. Quiet, out of the way and clean. Would definitely recommend if visiting for the first time. Most tourist attractions within walking distance. Would definitely stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Two night stay in February - lovely room and great hosts who couldn't be more friendly and helpful - reasonable price given that you're within breathing distance of everything and anything you'd want to see or do in Edinburgh. Negatives - if you struggle with stairs then this is probably not for you and like anywhere in a city centre... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Staff were lovely and helpful. Very welcoming. Breakfast was great, really tasty and a huge choice to suit all. Location was fab just a short walk away from pretty much everywhere. Cannot find any faults at all. Would definitely choose this hotel again!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I spent 3 nights here and loved it. Room was clean, staff very accommodating and friendly. Harry was so lovely and always doing all he could to make sure the stay was an enjoyable one.Breakfast was great and the location perfect. Just a short walk to Princes Street. We both had an excellent time and would stay... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fantastic location, Staff were helpful and breakfast was great. Only a few minutes walk and you're in the hustle and bustle of Edinburgh. Would definitely recommend this b&b and the price is very reasonable compared to other b&bs in the area.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sited a few minutes walk from Waverley station, the Elder York is a pleasant guest house. Be aware, there are a lot of stairs. The reception is up a lot of stairs, and the rooms are on higher floors again. The room, although small, was comfortable, warm and very clean. The shower was OK, and again, very clean. The staff... More 

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Colombo, Sri Lanka
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

I visited Edinburgh on 4th of December and i stayed two nights in Elder York. The hotel is located in a very calm place; Hotel staff were very friendly. Food was also quite good. Most important thing is easy access to City center and also to Railway station. It's just 10 minutes walk from the hotel to the station

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

My Mum and I stayed here at the end of November. We were attending "Wicked" at the Playhouse. (which was brilliant!) The guest house is probably 200 yards from the main bus station. It is ideally situated for shopping/ Omni centre and the theatre. The main reception and dining area were up 65 steps (mum counted them!) The receptionist was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Hi, we stayed here in August this year. Loved this. You have to climb the staircase to the reception desk , but you get a warm welcome . Our room was clean & comfortable. Breakfast was yummy. You have to go to the pub down the street. think it was called the Sherlock Holmes, if there is a que waiting... More 

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Address: 38 Elder St, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Elder York Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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