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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 reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Ayrshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Stockholm, Sweden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Terrific, convenient location, but not recommended for people who have trouble climbing stairs. A lot of street noise at night. Good, cooked to order breakfast. Pleasant staff/owners. Small rooms, very small showers. Not a terribly good value when compared to other options in the neighborhood.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We stayed at Elder York for 3 nights and were happy with everything. They're not kidding when they say they're 2 stories up, but as we made our way up the stairs a staff member ran down to grab our bags. The location was excellent and breakfast was delicious. They were very helpful and kind and we would definitely recommend... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2014

I stayed for one night for the Tattoo last week, quite a few flights of stairs but a chair is halfway up for a breather! it's all good exerccise for the Scotch pies you will be eating. A very warm welcome from Murray and a lovely spotlessly clean double room, OK it looks out the back but you only have... 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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