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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 #163 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Melbourne, Australia
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Wilmington, North Carolina
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4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Generally, the guest house was nice. Centrally located, albeit parking is a problem but that is noted on their website. Very pleasant hostess, and the first impression of the establishment was generally very good. Breakfast was really nice and to be honest the overall value was pretty good. However we were in Room 12 which had a couple of problems...... More 

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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

Convenient City Centre location. Excellent breakfast and comfortable rooms.Value for money. Close proximity to bus station but road noise no worse than any City centre location.Tram terminus 200 yards away. All main City Centre attraction and shopping within 15 minute walk. Stairs access only but good to see web site states this so no surprises.Staff friendly and efficient

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Greenock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Just returned from a lovely overnight stay at this guest house. When we arrived we were shown to our room by a very pleasant gentleman who introduced himself as Harry. Our room was spotlessly clean, with everything we needed, and were told if we needed anything else we only had to ask. The room was lovely & clean, and had... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2014

The location was great. We stayed in a twin room on the top floor, were very disappointed. The window frame had a large hole in it and was draughty. The beds were not very comfortable. The room was clean though. We went down for breakfast at 9.15 but there were no tables available, we had to go back to our... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We stayed here for travelling to the Ryder cup. We arrived and were met by a pleasant lady who informed us she had other people staying for the Ryder cup and were we getting up early are reply was yes she then said breakfast was 9am to 10am we said our train left at 5.30am she said oh dear no... More 

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Newcastle, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

this place has two flights of stairs andparking is 15 pounds a night it is located next to a tram and bus terminus and has no double glazing,impossible to sleep. the breakfast is not served until 9.00 o'clock making early starts impossible. the only thing in its favour is location.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

Loved the location near Princes Street, a few minutes walk from train station and less than a block from the new tram to airport. Naturally since it is a busy area there is moderate traffic noise if window is opened, but it quieted late at night. My single room, tho long and narrow had elegant decor. Bath is just a... More 

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congleton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

I stayed here with my friend in August for the Tattoo and we had a lovely time. The location is just perfect as it's just a 2 minute walk to Princes Street. The breakfasts were really lovely and the room was very clean. I have already recommended this hotel to some friends coming to Edinburgh next year.

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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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