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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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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 3 days 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 3 days 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
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

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
1 review
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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Killarney, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Brilliant location short walk from city centre. Very helpful staff. Room clean large and comfortable, breakfast very enjoyable. No complains at all. Everything we needed was a pleasant walk. Plenty of things to see and do, we regretted not staying a few more days

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have 2 main things I look for in a place to stay and that is Cleanliness & Service, and the Averon is excellent at both. The staff are very helpful and very friendly and nothing is too much trouble. They never bugged us once on days where we were tired and slept in, and were very accommodating if we... More

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Have been several times before and always been happy with the Averon. it is clean and tidy and the breakfast sets you up well for the day. The ability to park there is a real boon and it is easy to get to. It is centrally located and we have no trouble walking to all the local attractions. The musical... More

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Bronx, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great location and service. We reached the hotel really late but the owner/manager was very welcoming and understanding. Excellent breakfast was served every morning. The traditional music night was an unexpected surprise and was wonderful. Rooms were a little small but well decorated and offered very good quality sleep. Overall it was a very good stay.

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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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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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