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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 #145 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
Amy C Okemos, Michigan, United States
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Okemos, Michigan, United States
12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My two daughters and I stayed in the Elder York Guest House for one night during a quick trip to Edinburgh. We had a large room with three beds - nice to not have to share beds for once. The beds were comfortable and ample blankets/pillows were provided. The room was fairly quiet from street noise, at least with the... More

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Lisbon, Portugal
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We love everything in Elder York Guest house. I and my wife felt in home. The room was spotless clean and super comfortable. The breakfast was great and they were very helpful in telling us what to see in skye isle. Definitely recommended!!

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Rainham, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2014

We stayed for 1 night whilst taking part in the Edinburgh Moonwalk. The hotel was easy to get to from the airport, the new tram line stops almost outside the hotel and is £5 one way or £8 return. Yes there are lots of stairs but didn't find this a problem. The hotels location is great for exploring the sights... More

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Beccles, United Kingdom
19 reviews 19 reviews
10 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Friendly B&B a short walk away from Waverley Station. Close distance to all facilities & sights. With the new tram from the airport stopping almost outside. Super breakfast selection. Would definitely stay again when visiting Edinburgh.

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Oslo, Norway
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

Great location. Great breakfast and very friendly and helpful hosts. They recommended good restaurants and places to see. We will no doubt return. In spite of some trafic from the bus station, we still recommend this place.

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39 reviews 39 reviews
11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

A no-nonsense small hotel with a lot of +ves and a few -ves. On the plus side Brilliant location, just north of the Waverley end of Princes St, adjacent to the Bus Station, the new Tram terminus, and even Harvey Nicks. Ideal base to explore this wonderful compact city and its surrounds (the Botanical Gradens is one of my all... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Stayed here in April with my husband & parents. Whilst the property itself is lovely from the outside, the fact you have to climb six flights of sometimes quite steep stairs to get to your bedroom I felt was a bit unforgiving as this is not mentioned in the property's website. My husband suffers from a heart condition as was... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

Couldn't get a closer venue to the central bus station & shopping mall. Bit of a haul up to the castle, but managable. Loading bay out front is very helpful if driving - parking is 15 quid a day across the road, or free Friday night to Monday morning several streets away. Very friendly & helpful hosts & great breakfast.... More

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Delft, The Netherlands
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31 reviews 31 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

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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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2014

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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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*
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