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Elder York Guest House

295 reviews
Traveller (47)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (5)
  • 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
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 maphappily stay here againroad noiseyork placeomni centre
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

Harry was so helpful with luggage and general advice. Room was comfortable and roomy for an Edinburgh b&b. Breakfast was excellent and in lovely setting. Within easy walking distance to variety of eateries incl. Tesco. Close to galleries, trams, Castle etc.

Thank beaulor
Reviewed 8 October 2016

Location - it was 5 minutes walk from Waverley Bridge( its 20mins by bus from the airport) and if you are visiting London, trains are from Waverley Station which is in the same area also. Waverley mall is located also on the same area. All...More

Thank Aniht
Reviewed 3 October 2016

If you're looking for a quiet nights' sleep, look elsewhere. Since there's no air conditioning or fan, you must leave the window open to get some air. It's a very busy street with the bus terminal being nearby, so it's very noisy. Bring your ear...More

Thank MsWikie
Reviewed 1 October 2016

Yes, there's a lot of stairs to climb at Elder York Guest House. We wera aware of 2 flights of them but surprised to discover it was actually more than that! With heavy luggage for a 3 weeks tour of Scotland, that was a lot....More

Thank louisxv1
Reviewed 25 September 2016 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...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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USD 85 - USD 250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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USD 85 - USD 250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (47)
Room & Suite (19)
Dining (5)
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
22 November 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.
20 October 2014|
Response from eggo58 |
Tram to the front door from the airport, 1st stop to last stop
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"Didn't see other rooms and didn't get a choose"
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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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