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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 #116 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My sister and I just returned from an 11 day tour of the UK. The last 3 nights were spent at the Averon Guest House, accompanied by my grandson. The B&B is within a reasonable walking distance to the Castle and other sites. The staff and owner were very friendly and very accommodating. They kindly supplied a 3rd bed for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Good location. Short walk to Central Edinburgh. Enjoyed with the music by the owner of the hotel in the night. Staff was friendly & helpful. It seems to be a old fashioned place. Need more attractive interior design. Too expensive for the facilities. But last minute booking & can't complain.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed three nights at Averon house, fantastic location - all downtown activities on walking distance - great breakfast. For us coming from the country of large and plenty (USA) we were advised, this is a historic house - so we enjoyed it, even as everything is a 'pretty tight fit'. Will come back again, if our future plans permit... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Not bad but not flash either. Needs to be up dated sooner rather than later. Beds very old, tiny TV and stale smell. If it's just a place to sleep in then this is it, not a huge cost and fairly central. Great friendly staff which help a lot!

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tired and dated. Good location for central Edinburgh. Staff friendly but breakfast sadly lacking not only in choice but execution. Bacon sausage and hard fried eggs anaemic toast no other traditional Scottish fare on offer

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Averon Guest House is ideally situated with a car park, quiet and just a 5-10 minute walk from the castle and centre of Edinburgh. The room was clean and comfortable with helpful staff. We stayed for 3 nights and were made to feel very welcome. We would not hesitate to recommend this accommodation.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Very clean & comfortable, lovely breakfast, friendly staff. Song/photo presentation from owner very informative. Excellent position in relation to city centre and tourist buses . Great to have car park.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the second time I have stayed at Averon Guest House. The stay on both occasions was very good. The first time I stayed was due to the fact that the place had a car park and it was the closest place to Edinburgh Castle that offered a car park, I couldn't find cheaper with a car park closer... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night at Averon Guest House. All I can say is: Perfect! The owner is an extremely helpful and lovely person.He gave a photo and song presentation of some of Scotland's most beautiful places in the evening, gorgeous! It is only about 5-10 minutes to walk into the city. The room was beautiful and clean. Service was great.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed only one night, but it was very good: a reason to return. What we liked: -Alan the owner, very nice person, ready to answer your questions and helpful. -Cleanliness of the house. -Old house with nice architecture and a lot of personality. -Within walking distance from the city centre -Breakfast: personnel in kilt, taking the orders and serving... More

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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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