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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 #155 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
dutchjack Delft, The Netherlands
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Rating summary
  • 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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Delft, The Netherlands
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here 4 nights and enjoyed every minute of it. Great location, next to bus station walking distance of literally everything you want to do or see in Edinburgh. Tastefully decorated and welcoming place, clean rooms, coffee & tea facilities in own room and cleaned and replenished daily. Breakfast in gorgeous breakfast room with freshly baked meals selected from menu.... More

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Norwich
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Can only echo the comments of the majority of reviews. Chose family B&B rather than large hotel & have not been disappointed. Stayed for 4 days and enjoyed every day. Would definitely come again. Our room was beautifully cleaned & made ready each day. Coffee/tea/biscuits topped up! Nothing too much trouble & although an old building, the decoration looked fresh... More

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st andrews scotland u.k
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Did not get the room we booked but the owner gave us a hefty discount , the room we were allocated was very good in any case . My wife and enjoyed our short stay and the Harry the owner is a very good host , A nice breakfast topped off an enjoyable visit I shall certainly use this charming... More

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2014

A fabulous stay, with very comfortable rooms a great breakfast with lots of choice and a very helpful welcome by Harry the landlord. I will be recommending it to friends a great location I walked everywhere with ease from the castle to Holyrood palace.

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London, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
17 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014 via mobile

I stayed here with my husband for one night recently. We had got married in Gretna and went on to stay in Edinburgh for the night. Monika the b&b manager was so lovely throughout our stay and want to thank her so much for her hospitality and making us welcome. We even had flowers in our room to congratulate us... More

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Sidcup, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2014

Excellent Location. Within walking distance of attractions, restaurants, and railway station. Very clean, the staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very good, Would definitely recommend it to friends. Like previous reviewer only drawback would be for people who struggle with stairs.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014 via mobile

Could not fault it. Excellent location. Close to railway station, shops and attractions. Can walk everywhere from here. Staff helpful with advice on where to visit. Offered to carry our suitcase up the stairs but we declined. Room clean and plenty of tea / coffee. Breakfast cooked to order and of a high quality. Would definitely stay again. Not suitable... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2014

My husband and I visited Edinburgh for a two night stay recently at the Elder York Guest House and weren't disappointed. Excellent location and only a stones throw from Harvey Nichols Dept Store! The room was comfortable although some areas may need a lick of paint but certainly not a problem for us. The view was looking out on to... More

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London, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Enjoyed a stay over New Years/ Hogmanay. Located within reasonable walking distance of the old city and local attractions. The room was comfortable and the breakfast was quite nice, I would definitely visit again.

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Prevessin, France
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8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2014

Our family spent a week end (two nights) at Edinburgh and we were really glad to find this place to stay. It's nicely located, convenient to go to the tourist attraction, and not far from the bus stop to airport. The staffs were warm, helpful, and informative. no lift - luckily we didn't bring many heavy suitcases. We stayed at... More

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Also Known As:
Elder York Guest House Hotel
Elder York Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Elder York Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 38 Elder St, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Hotel Style:
Ranked #155 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Elder York Guest House 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
No smoking, homely guest house on 3rd and 4th floor of a grade A listed building, very central location, clean and comfortable with a highly recommended breakfast to suite all appetites. Small pets welcome on agreement, very helpful staff. We aim to please. ... more   less 
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