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Buenos Aires, Argentina
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Everything was just lovely! Our bedroom was really comfortable and clean, breakfast was great and Alan's Scottish songs just unforgettable! Definitely a wonderful place to spend your stay in Edinburgh!

Thank hernandezsol
Littlehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely clean room, great location, very friendly staff and a great breakfast. Parking available on site and only a few minutes walk to good restaurants. Look out for the kilts and Alan's singing and multimedia show of Scotland.

Thank AndyCR99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was nice again, its always fine to know a place where it's good to stay when we come to Edinburgh. No problem to go by foot to the towncenter and its always a pleasure to hear some music and to learn a 'bit about scottish history in the evening. Certainly not the last time ! Thank you.

Thank Koschnitzke
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Bed and breakfast. A freindly place which is in a great location with free parking. Rooms are comfortable but are in need of a revamp. Creaky flooring and soft furnishings a bit of a mishmash. Television is small.....size of a laptop and the digital signal strength is weak. Free WiFi is a bonus. Breakfast could easily be be better. Staff...

Thank helen w
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017 via mobile

It was the first time we stayed at a B & B, and we are simply charms. What hospitality, super helpful. I'd stay here talking for hours. I will certainly be back in Edinburgh more often and I already have the option to sleep. Super comfy and friendly. We already want to return here.

Thank ingrid_duttra
Ulm, Germany
Reviewed 3 January 2017

It is an antique hotel with small rooms but clean and tidy. In several times a week Mr. Cran played wonderful his guitar, sang scottish songs, and showed us a power point presentation from Scotland and the highlands. We visited this event on one evening. It was very informative and cozy. Also, Free wi-fi, and a delicious breakfast. Approx. about...

Thank Birgit_2016_12
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Nice, clean and neat. Free wi-fi. Supplementary breakfast. There was parking space but, didn't need it. Great location. Town centre hardly 5 min walk. Booked a tour leaving early morning, reached there easily on foot. Would stay out till late at night, no problem. Excellent host.

Thank Danial H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 December 2016

Averon guest house is good value for money.It was our first Scottish experience although the weather was not great ,the welcoming environment and staffs of the guest house made the experience successful. Learnt about the Scottish heritage and folklore by enjoying the music played every night

Thank rahmeeta
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Booked the guest house after reading the reviews on trip advisor . Was very disappointed , although the stay wasn't unpleasant , the accommodation was dated and of a poor standard . Breakfast was adequate but within an hour and half service from 8 -9:30 .

Thank Karen L
Reviewed 17 December 2016

Averon Guest house has it all. From the beautiful exterior to the exquisite interior. The only hard time I had during my stay was to work out how much tasty breakfast I could squeeze in to my belly before heading off to a days adventure discovering all of what Edinburgh has to offer, and all reached so easily by foot...

Thank Stan G

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West End
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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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 

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Address: 44 Gilmore Place | Central Edinburgh, Edinburgh EH3 9NQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
Price Range: €78 - €141 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Averon Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 14
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