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Averon Guest House

3.0 of 5 Guest house   |   44 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #112 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel, excellent service, good breakfast and a very nice scottish atmosphere. The daily concerts by the host were touching and beautiful. We would really like to visit the hotel again! Carl F. Høeg and family

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were really satisfied with this B&B. The welcome was very warm, we particularly loved the Scottish music nights (4 times a week, we were lucky enough to be there twice). Nice breakfast, good position.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I arrived from the Highlands and tromped around town for a while, vexed by the high prices of hotels, before learning that there were guest houses out along Gilmore Place, just the other side of the castle and near to Grassmarket and other intriguing locales. When I found the Averon, I was delighted to be welcomed by a kilted young... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very conveniently situated bed and breakfast. Room we had was bit on the small side and very hot at night. Breakfasts were OK and the service friendly and quick.the host was very friendly, unfortunately we did not have time to hear him sing.

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

While visiting Edinburgh in July we were treated to slides and songs by the owner. Good quality slides accompanied by Scottish songs with good guitarist and fine singer. Good location with a warm welcome. Breakfast was very good. Walk to castle and Royal Mile about 10 minutes. Would stay there again. A little expensive but had parking and location.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Very friendly staff, dressed in traditional Scottish clothing. We had a very nice breakfast although there was no yoghurt. Very good location close to the centre of Edinburgh and good off street parking available. We particularly liked the way the owner is very proud of his 18th century building and likened it to both the Govenor's houses at both Stirling... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We stayed in the annex next door so did not see rooms in the main house, but ours was quite comfortable. The staff was helpful with answers to our questions, and having a hearty breakfast served by waiters in kilts was delightful. Mr. Cran's evening of music and pictures of Scotland was a plus, as was Averon's lovely flower garden..... More

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Averon Guest House is a very nice place to stay in, when visiting Edinburgh. The staff were very kind and friendly. The house has an interesting history and a personal touch. On the day of our arrival the owner made a performance, playing Scottish music, showing and speaking about interesting places to visit in Scotland etc. This really enrichened our... More

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Flanders, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed our stay at Averon Guest House. Very charming room with lovely authentic fireplace. Very friendly staff, always helpful with a dash of humor. We also appreciated the Scottish live music played by Mr. Cran. Within walking distance of the city centre. Highly recommended. Nice and cosy.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really liked the location so close to the heart of Edinburgh and the staff were really nice and friendly too would return to the same place again also at nite time there's really nice Scottish traditional music played that's nice to listen too

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Address: 44 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Averon Guest House 3*
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Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
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In Edinburgh’s city centre, Averon Guest House has spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi and free private parking. Shopping on Princes Street is just a 10-minute walk from the property and King’s Theatre and numerous excellent restaurants are all close by.The Averon is a Georgian townhouse, offering rooms with modern en suite bathrooms with TVs and tea/coffee facilities. A full Scottish or continental breakfast is provided.The Averon City Centre Guest House is just a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh International Conference Centre is within a 5-minute walk.Bus tours to Loch Ness or Loch Lomond can be arranged at the guest house and they leave every morning after breakfast.In the evening there is free Scottish musical entertainment where the owner sings traditional Scottish songs including songs by Robert Burns and is a “musical tour of Scotland”. ... more   less 
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