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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 20 March 2016 via mobile

Just returned from an overnight stay at Elder York and had a lovely time. As others have mentioned, there are a lot of stairs so it may not be suitable for anyone who has a problem with them, but hey, it kept us fit !!...More

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Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

A really lovely comfortable and clean guest house. Great variety of breakfast choices, great management that are friendly and helpful... very good location for easy travel links and close to town. Would definately stay here again.

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Reviewed 4 March 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed staying here. There are quite a few steps up to the reception but that is described by owners already. Rooms were warm and comfy. Breakfast really nice with good variety of options. Location handy as well, just off Leith St. Owners really friendly...More

Thank James T
Reviewed 28 February 2016 via mobile

Recently stayed at the Elder York Guest House for a wedding in Edinburgh. Warmly welcomed by the staff, very friendly and accommodating. We were given a key for the main door and our room which was great for coming back to the room late at...More

Thank dohertyclan
Reviewed 16 February 2016 via mobile

We visited valentines weekend! It was super cheap and a great place to stop. Relaxed atmosphere and very welcoming. The breakfast gave the added bonus.the Scottish breakfast was lovely and fresh. A sign on the main front door would help guests find the bell to...More

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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$ 250 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$ 85 - US$ 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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