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Averon Guest House

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27/06/2017 28/06/2017
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Location is not so bad but rooms are not definetly the best. Duvets weren't clean and they smelled some ladies perfume. But the worst was about the breakfast because it is always served from 8h to 10h. Our tour started at 8h so we asked if we could take it before and we received a negative response. What is worst...

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Thank Lurdes F
Bury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 April 2017

Easy to find just off main road into Edinburgh. Cosy room. Friendly staff. Super breakfast. Easy walking distance to city centre and nightlife. Parking is a great bonus and you can arrive at the car park early and depart later in the day.

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Thank ezerscrooge
Reviewed 10 April 2017

The house is very nice, it still keeps an antique touch but the facilities are comfortable and modern. Our room was very clean and spacious. Staff was always helpful and really friendly. The breakfast included was actually very good and they are very keen to offer you different options according to your dietary requirements.

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Thank Alejandra G
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

The room was clean, spacious and comfortable. The breakfast was lovely. We especially liked the evening musical entertainment provided by our lovely host. We learned a lot about Scotland from the lovely songs that he sings which are also accompanied with lots of photos. We enjoyed every minute of our stay at Averon guest house.

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Thank zornitsatabakova
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Very good location as its just 5-7 min walk from the centre. Nice spacious clean room. Breakfast and parking included. Very friendly stuff. Spent a lovely evening with the host who sang local songs for us. Don't think anyone could wish for anything more from a B&B. Overall great choice.

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Thank Teo K
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017

Room was very comfortable and I was provided with a lot of extra pillows. It has every a hotel room provides. Facilities were slightly old but nonetheless serve their purposes well. Bathroom was clean and hot water was also available. The highlight of my one week stay is Mr. Alan's Scottish Music Performance. Guests around this house gathered at night...

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Bury St Edmunds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

We enjoyed the traditional Scottish breakfast. The staff were friendly and helpful. The evening live music and storytelling were quite enjoyable. Parking is available and we were an easy walk to whatever we visited. Great time!

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Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed for a week for work the hot water was not on so only cold in the tap we had a electric heater put in room as heating being fixed and was told be back on tomorrow never was and the tv you could not get any channels to stay on longer than 5 minutes.Breakfast wasn't to bad but...

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london
Reviewed 22 March 2017

The location was really easy for walking into Edinburgh and local restaurants . The room was spotlessly clean and although somewhat dated nothing was lacking and I slept comfortably with no noise. Alan the owner was friendly and welcoming . Parking is available and breakfast included which made this extremely good value for money. The choice was simple...large soulless chain...

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Thank nawaratri
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for two nights, and chose this B&B because it was good value, the location was good and it had free car parking (couldn't find many places that had this). We arrived early but our room was ready so we could check in. The room was quite dated and old fashioned but had what we needed. We were...

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Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.
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  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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In Edinburgh's city centre, Averon Guest House has spacious rooms, free Wi-Fi and free private parking. Shopping on Princes Street is just a 10-minute walk from the property and King's Theatre and numerous excellent restaurants are all close by.The Averon is a Georgian townhouse, offering rooms with modern en suite bathrooms with TVs and tea/coffee facilities. A full Scottish or continental breakfast is provided.The Averon Guest House is just a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Castle. Edinburgh International Conference Centre is within a 5-minute walk.Bus tours to Loch Ness or Loch Lomond can be arranged at the guest house and they leave every morning after breakfast.In the evening there is free Scottish musical entertainment where the owner sings traditional Scottish songs including songs by Robert Burns and is a "musical tour of Scotland" together with a beautiful picture show of Scotland. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Averon Guest House

Address: 44 Gilmore Place | Central Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: $157 - $223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Averon Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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Averon Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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