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Elder York Guest House

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 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 6 days ago via mobile

Wasn't disappointed in our stay. The location was very handy for the city centre. Our rooms were nice and cosy on a cold winters night with enough room and storage space. The breakfast was fab. Nice and hot and cooked to order. The staff were...More

Thank Pamela18
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at this guest house with my partner in February 2018. It is well-located, only a 5 - 8 minute walk from Waverley train station, which makes it an ideal base for exploring the city for a short break. It is also around the...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We had a lovely time at the guesthouse. Really easy to find from the airport and great location! Breakfast was really good and there was lots of choice. Room was clean and beds made every day. The rooms are a little dated and the shower...More

Thank Emily P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

Stayed for one night. Negatives - room was very basic, mattress very uncomfortable - they need to invest in some comfortable beds. There are a lot of stairs which would be difficult for anyone with limited mobility. The room seemed expensive for the size and...More

Thank Inca102
Reviewed 29 January 2018 via mobile

Great location for exploring the city. Well appointed rooms with drinks provision and good breakfast offering. Access is via several flights of stairs. Street parking free at weekend 5 mins walk or nearest car park by Omni Centre (could be expensive). Only slight disappointment was...More

Thank Alex M
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Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
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US$ 85 - US$ 249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$ 85 - US$ 249 (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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