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Elder York Guest House

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here one night after our 3 day Isle of Skye tour. It is very close to Waterloo Place were the tour bus drops you off.It is located in New Town Edinburg and at the last stop on the tram, which made it very convenient to get to the airport via the tram,which took 35 mins.We had made an... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed for a few nights before flying back to Oz ...and yes I was aware of the many stairs !!! Owner had his son assist with luggage ( thank god ) Room was a bit cramped with 2 suitcases and cabin bags but functional. My biggest grievance was the road noise ! We were in a room on the fron... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed during the Edinburgh fringe with friends. The lady in charge was really friendly & helpful - nothing was too much trouble. The rooms are quite expensive but you are just off St Andrews square & really central only 5 minutes from Waverly. The whole place is spotlessly clean & the breakfast was excellent! Would definitely go back.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

As others have reported the 43 steps up to reception are a workout but so well worth it for the great location, great welcome, comfortable clean room and very good breakfast. Harry, Shirley and Murray go the extra mile for their guests,providing information, directions, booking us a taxi, storing luggage and all with good humour. A very well run guest... More 

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

wasn't told about the stairs , nor is there any free parking it is in the multi story next door at a cost of £15.40 per day , the room was small but clean and comfortable, breakfast was nice , central location , so that why it is a tad expensive.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016

We stayed for one night at the Elder York, which we enjoyed very much. Breakfast was great and plentiful, our room was clean and a good size. Very central for the city. And I must compliment the owners Harry and Shirley for kindly returning my jacket to me that Ieft I behind. First class friendly service which is much appreciated.... More 

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Gourock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

From outside, Elder York Guest House, is small and unassuming, and as mentioned by other guests, there are a few flights of stairs to reach the reception...but these are minor trivialities. Once inside, the place is warm, cosy and spotlessly clean. Murray was the pleasant young man who checked us in, the welcome was warm and genuine and he offered... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2016

House is typical, room is comfortable and has everything you need. Location is just perfect. Good breakfast, with Scottish delights. Lovely atmosphere... Definitely recommend if you want a taste of pure Scotland and not just a place to sleep.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

Great little b&b really central ,next to bus station,trams ,shops,pubs cinemas etc.Very clean and comfortable.The breakfast was fantastic they had a small continental selection,and a great menu of cooked breakfasts including vegetarian .Was in an attic room which was so cosy and had a great sleep.Would definitely recommend this b&b.It wasn't a problem for us but there were a lot... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016 via mobile

The Elder York Guest House is a small, family run B&B in Edinburgh's new town. Located close to York Place tram stop and a short walk from Calton Hill, North Bridge and Princes Street makes it the perfect location if you want to explore the old and new centre of Edinburgh on foot. There is no lift so you have... 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 squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighborhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
No smoking, homely guest house on 3rd and 4th floor of a grade A listed building, very central location, clean and comfortable with a highly recommended breakfast to suite all appetites. Small pets welcome on agreement, very helpful staff. We aim to please. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Elder York Guest House

Address: 38 Elder Street, Edinburgh EH1 3DX, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: $84 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Elder York Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 13
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