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Glasgow, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2012

When I read others' reviews it promped me to write on myself. Yvonne is a gracious host and the B&B is located in a really great place- handy for the castle, the Scottish Book Trusts events, and other attractions. It is a humble little place and great value for the money. You'll not be able to stay anywhere near the... More 

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manchester
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 August 2011

5 stays during the Fringe and we love coming back to Yvonne's. Previously stayed in a couple of other b&b's which were further out and less personal. Staying with Yvonne is like staying with a family member and that is the strength. You feel like the only guests there and nothing is too much trouble. All we want when at... More 

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North Shields, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 September 2010

Yvonne is a brilliant lady who opens up her apartment in central Edinburgh to guests. The rooms have a nice decor and TV with shared bathroom facilities and her breakfasts are big and delicious. I've stayed with Yvonne twice now and both times the only thing that has let her down has been the comfort of the mattresses and for... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 September 2010

The B&B is central (if difficult to find) andYvonne is a lovely friendly lady who did her best to make us welcome. However that is where the positives end. if you are paying to stay somewhere you at the very least expect a reasonable standard of cleanliness - you don't find it at Yvonnes. The room - supposedly recently decorated... More 

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aberdeen
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Reviewed 26 March 2010

stayed at yvonnes few times feb/march will be staying there for my future trips. good value for money , well placed and very friendly , clean and comfortable

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Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 29 December 2009

Looking at Yvonne's reviews, it is obvious that different people look at things through different lenses. I think all of the reviews on this site are valuable. Even though all of the reviews are talking about the same place, they come to widely different conclusions based on each individual's perspectives. We thought Yvonne's flat turned into a small B&B was... More 

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Morecambe UK
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 21 December 2009

We Arrived at yvonnes to find that the customer parking was for permit holders only, but was told by yvonne that it would be ok to leave it in the car park, please note you do this at your own risk! if you do get a ticket you will find yourself with a £60 fine and a clamp on your... More 

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Lancaster, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2009

As we wound our way around the bend at Blackfrier's into Coinyie Close we were greeted by Yvonne smiling and waving from our soon to be new home away from home. What a gracious hostess! Each day we were treated to a wondrous breakfast - either Scottish full with all the trimmings or whatever we preferred - and at any... More 

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Lenoir, N. Carolina
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 August 2009

I went to Edinburgh, Scotland, again, for the 8th time, and this time for The Gathering. Each time my husband and I stay with Yvonne. For the price and location, you can not beat the accommodations. She has been fixing up the rooms and they looked nice. Beds in Scotland are firm and that is something you learn to deal... More 

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Hickory, NC
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2009

We went for THE GATHERING this year and made a return visit to Yvonne's. We have been staying with her off and on for the past 7 years. You can't ask for a better location just off the Royal Mile away from the hustle and bustle, but easy access to any direction you want to go in Edinburgh. Easy access... More 

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Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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Address: 3 Coinyie House Close, Edinburgh EH1 1NL, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Cowgate
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Yvonne`s Hotel Edinburgh
Yvonne`s Bed And Breakfast
Yvonne's Bed & Breakfast Edinburgh, Scotland
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