Elder York Guest House

Rated 8.7 in 1165 reviews. 12 rooms.


In Edinburgh’s New Town, the Elder York Guest House is 500 metres 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 mile away.

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  1. Fortitude

    Nice little cafe with great coffee and tea, and always charming and attentive staff. A great find, totally recommended.

    116 m from hotel
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  2. Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Start at the top and work down. Oldest first. And cafe at bottom to finish with !

    175 m from hotel
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  3. Real Foods Ltd

    Animal cruelty free food shop! Organic and fresh products. If I could I would only shop there. They have everything! Cosmetics, vitamins, chocolates...

    206 m from hotel
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  4. Artisan Roast

    Best coffee EVER! I'll never go back to Starbucks :D

    231 m from hotel
    57 Broughton St

  5. St. Andrew Square

    Check out the art or just sit down relax and watch the world go by.

    247 m from hotel
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  6. The Dome

    Use the beer garden off rose street entrance. It gets the sun all afternoon. Hidden gem in center of edinburgh.

    423 m from hotel
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  7. Urban Angel

    Popular with snooty London folk, but food was lovely and service good. Try the eggs benedict or french toast! Flat white coffee was perfect too. You can't book so be prepared to wait.. worth it though

    467 m from hotel
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  8. Papii

    Great waffles panini and coffee! Hot choc looks good too!

    471 m from hotel
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  9. Calton Hill

    Go here on a sunny day, chill on the grass and take in the awesome views

    0.7 km from hotel
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  10. Oink

    Best hog roll EVER! try it with haggis and don't miss out on the crackling!

    0.8 km from hotel
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  11. National Museum of Scotland

    Massive treasure trove, don't expect to be able to do the whole thing in one afternoon. Most interesting for visitors is the Changing Nation exhibits.

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  12. Holyrood Park

    Awesome Park !! It's so big & beautiful <3 <3

    1.4 km from hotel
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