Overview

Elder York Guest House

38 Elder Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3DX, United Kingdom
+44 131 556 1926

฿ 2,301+

Overall guest ratings

8.7/10 Excellent
Based on 1,335 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.6
  • 9.5
  • 5.6

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Close to public transport

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    About

    In Edinburgh’s New Town, the Elder York Guest House is 1,641 feet from Princes Street. Situated on the second floor, it offers easy access to the city’s sights and breakfasts. Accessed by stairs only, The Elder York bed and breakfast is located in a Grade-A Listed building so some rooms have period features. All rooms have tea/coffee making facilities, a TV and a private bathroom. The dining room offers a continental or full Scottish breakfast. Vegetarian and lighter options are available on request. The Elder York is located in the heart of Edinburgh. Waverly Railway Station is a 10-minute walk away and Edinburgh's main bus station is adjoining the guest house. Edinburgh Castle and the Scott Monument are all within 15 minutes’ walk while Holyrood Palace, the Scottish Parliament and the Botanic Gardens are all less than 1 miles away.

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • No smoking
    • Parking
    • Storage available
    • Free Wi-Fi
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 1,274 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent breakfast."
      10.0 "100% were happy with the price of the breakfast."
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.8 "98% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      9.7 "97% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.4 "94% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.2 "Food is to die for."
      8.8 "88% loved the menu selection."
      10.0 "Yummy desserts, said 100%."
      8.0 "80% loved the dining experience."
    • 8.8 "Very good internet connection."
      8.6 "86% said the wifi quality was great."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      2.5 "75% said rooms were small."
      4.4 "56% thought it was too noisy."
      1.9 "81% criticized the small bathroom."
    • 4.2 "Bad amenities."
      4.4 "56% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "60% complained about the elevator."
      1.4 "86% were unhappy with the handicap accessible facilities."
      3.0 "For 70%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      3.3 "67% didn't like the architecture."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 840 reviews
    • 9.7 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.5 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      8.4 "84% said the reception staff was great."
      9.8 "98% thought the service was very professional."
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.2 "Food is to die for."
    • 8.7 "Very good internet connection."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 4.0 "Bad amenities."
      4.1 "59% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.1 "59% complained about the elevator."
    • 3.9 "Not very comfortable."
      2.4 "76% said rooms were small."
      4.0 "60% thought it was too noisy."
      1.6 "84% criticized the small bathroom."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 191 reviews
    • 9.6 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
      8.3 "83% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 9.3 "Food is to die for."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      4.4 "56% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.9 "61% complained about the elevator."

    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 242 reviews
    • 9.6 "World class service."
      9.9 "99% found the staff to be very friendly."
      10.0 "Management was excellent, said 100%."
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.3 "Excellent breakfast."
    • 9.1 "Food is to die for."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Cleanliness of the bathroom was average, said 53%."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      4.5 "55% thought the building wasn't nice."
      4.0 "60% complained about the elevator."
    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Friends Hotel
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    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
    "Close to public transport"
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