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In Edinburgh’s New Town, the Elder York Guest House is 550 yards 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.

This is our guests' favourite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Elder York Guest House has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 13 Oct 2010.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish


Availability

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Room type
Sleeps
 
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4 reasons to choose Elder York Guest House

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, We are arriving on Thursday evening, My partner was wondering if there is a hair dryer in the room. Thanks Shaun
    Hello, Yes, we have hair dryers. regards, Murray
    Answered on 3 May 2021

Host Information

9.8
Host review score

Elder York Guest House is run by proprieters Harry and Shirley Ogilvie and our wish is to make your visit to Edinburgh enjoyable. We have an extensive network of contacts in the city, and can help you with directions, local information, arranging reservations in restaurants and guidance on sightseeing, should you need it. We pride ourselves on our personal service and attention to detail. A home from home!
Languages spoken: English,Polish
Property surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
Facilities of Elder York Guest House
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Services
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
General
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Heating
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Polish

House rules Elder York Guest House takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

14:00 - 23:00

Check-out

Until 10:30 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

Children aged 3 years and above are considered adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Cot upon request
Free

Supplements are not calculated automatically in the total costs and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

The maximum number of cots allowed depends on the room you choose. Please check the maximum capacity for the room you selected.

All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Mastercard Visa American Express Elder York Guest House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.


Smoking

Smoking is not allowed.

Parties

Parties/events are not allowed

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

The fine print

When booking 4 rooms or more, different policies and additional supplements will apply.

Please note that the guest house is located on the second floor and accessed by stairs only. There is no elevator at the property.

Payment is taken on arrival.

Please inform Elder York Guest House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

This property will not accommodate hen, stag or similar parties.

FAQs about Elder York Guest House

  • Elder York Guest House is 1,000 yards from the centre of Edinburgh.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Elder York Guest House by:

    • Bus 45min

  • Room options at Elder York Guest House include:

    • Double
    • Twin
    • Quadruple
    • Single

  • The prices at Elder York Guest House may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Guests staying at Elder York Guest House can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.3).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Full English/Irish

  • Elder York Guest House offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Check-in at Elder York Guest House is from 14:00, and check-out is until 10:30.