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Elder York Guest House

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  • Excellent41%
  • Very good39%
  • Average16%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“no lift”(20 reviews)
“bus station”(13 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Rooftop Bar
3.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsflights of stairsno liftbus stationb breach receptiongreat locationfull scottish breakfastroom was cleanheavy luggagelovely guesthousebreakfast was excellentset you up for the daygave us a maproad noiseyork placeyogurtsingle room
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The room was clean, decent size. It was however cold and the bathroom was freezing. There is a heater that you can switch on but takes a while to warm up. You can't spend a lot of time in the shower as the shower tray...More

Thank grafter1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed here for one night last weekend. There were 69 steps up to my room & there was no lift! The room itself was small and in the eves, the window was a velux roof window. The room wasn't in great repair but was...More

Thank Mauve
Reviewed December 8, 2017 via mobile

This guest house was lovely and comfortable. It was lovely and clean and the rooms had everything you needed. The location was brilliant right next to the bus station and a few min walk from princes street . The staff was very helpful and friendly....More

Thank Rachel S
Reviewed December 3, 2017 via mobile

Lovely guest house very friendly owners and only a short walking distance from Edinburgh Waverley and Princess Street. Our room was clean and quiet enough during the evening considering our location was pretty central. The cooked breakfast was adequate in The morning and I did...More

Thank scowy68
Reviewed November 30, 2017 via mobile

We have just come back from a two night stay here. It was lovely, did the job, friendly staff, greeted by Harry who gave us some great info on where to go, it was clean and we had a lovely breakfast. You get what you...More

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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Donna M
November 22, 2017|
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Response from MargaretJD | Reviewed this property |
Th Elder York Guest House doesn’t have any car parking facilities. However it is close to public transport. The airport tram is within 5 minutes and the Waverley Train Station only 10 minutes walk away.
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aannetteharris
October 20, 2014|
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Tram to the front door from the airport, 1st stop to last stop
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"If you are able to climb 4 flights of stairs or more to your room with our luggage then this is the hotel for..."
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"Brilliant location in the centre of the city. Adjacent to the Bus Station and only 10 minutes walk to..."
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"Bring earplugs and ventolin!"
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