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Gil Dun Guest House

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9 Spence Street, Edinburgh EH16 5AG, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kent, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed in Room 6 for 2 nights. Location is perfect, plenty of regular buses to take you straight into Edinburgh just a short walk from hotel. Breakfast was very good. Billy & Maggie very friendly and nothing too much trouble. Would stay again. Don't pay City prices when you can stay here for much less and be just as comfortable.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed for 3 nights in the single room (room 5, on the first floor). The room/the house is beautifully decorated and it is also very very very clean. The private bathroom is only a few steps cross in the hallway. The shower is fantastic also. The room is small, but highly functional, with tea making facilities. Breakfast is excellent... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our stay in this very clean and friendly bed and breakfast and would definitely recommend it to other travellers. It is about a 20 minute brisk walk or 8 minute bus ride from the Royal Mile but conveniently situated in a quiet cul de sac off a main bus route and the £4 all day bus ticket... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a fantastic stay here over the Easter bank holiday weekend. Gerry was more than welcoming and the breakfast was lovely! The guest house was very clean and warming, and in a great location too. As a young couple we enjoyed walking to the city centre which only took 30 mins, and there was a nice scenic route through Holyrood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We loved this B&B which we stayed in for 3 nights. Gerard was very welcoming and offered lots of helpful advice as needed. He also provided us with access to a mini breakfast when we needed to leave before the official breakfast on our second day. Our room was reasonably spacious and beautifully decorated, the ensuite was behind French doors,... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed last week at Gil Dun and the experience was very nice and grateful. The guest house is located in a quiet area and with good connection of buses to go to the centre of Edinburgh, in just only 10 min. The attention of the staff was quite efficient and personalized, especially Gerard. Breakfast was daily cooked for us... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

We stayed here for four nights in April. The location is perfect for visiting Arthur's Seat, exploring the excellent local restaurants or walking into town. Being in a cul de sac means it is quiet enough to sleep with the bedroom window open if the weather is warm. Gerry is a very kind and helpful host; telling us about the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

We loved our stay at the Gil Dun Guest House. I spent three cozy nights here with my sisters over the Easter break. The hosts were friendly and helpful, the room was delightful and sunny and the breakfast was a great way to start each day exploring. I would recommend!

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Winter Park, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Absolutely loved Gil Dun Guest House. The proprietor, Gerry, was extremely helpful, personable and immediately available if something was needed. His dog, Troy, was an adorable addition. The whole place is so very tastefully decorated. The bathroom was out of a fashion magazine. The breakfasts were delicious and amazingly generous!!! My daughter and I walked to the Royal Mile and... More 

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

I cannot recommend the Gil Dunn enough! Clean comfortable room and the breakfast was superb, especially the porridge. The hosts were wonderful, friendly and very welcoming. The B&B isclose to public transport and only a twenty minute walk from the old part of Edinburgh. Arthur's seat is also a short walk from the Gil Dunn

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