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Gil Dun Guest House

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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Bury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Tucked away in a small cul de sac this B & B is absolutely incredible,luxurious interior,unbeatable Scottish welcome and Billy's bumper breakfasts.Gerry the host is a mine of local information to enhance your visit and not to forget Troy the boy!Unbelievable value too. BOOK WITHOUT ANY HESITATION,before someone beats you to it.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Quiet room, excellent breakfast, beautiful house, and within walking distance of the castle, the palace, the John Muir Trail, and lots of restaurants. Great place and lovely proprietors, friendly and helpful.

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Winter Park, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This spot is fabulous and very reasonable. I am rather picky and they exceeded my expectations. Great breakfast, roomy and up to date rooms, they even were kind enough to offer me a double size room at the single rate. I like the location, it's only 10 minutes bus ride straight to the heart of town. And there a several... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

My parents started staying in this guest house in 2002 when I started university in Edinburgh. I finished the degree in 2006 and my family and I have been coming back to Edinburgh - a wonderful city - ever since. And only stayed in this one guest house the whole time. I think that says it all.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

This is the fourth time I have stayed at the Gil Dun and it remains our first choice for every visit. Beautiful accommodation with a delicious breakfast every morning; so much variety to choose from. Attentive and welcoming owners making our stay an absolute pleasure. It feels like home! Superb provision for children with a spacious family room! We will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 28, 2014

My partner decided to book a Guest House rather than hotel for a change as we fancied the personal touch for our short 2 night stay. We were not disappointed in the slightest. New renovated rooms, not speck of dust or dirt anywhere to be found just luxury you will find in a 4=5 star hotel. Only 25 mins stroll... More 

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Keighley
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Had a fantastic weekend the accommodation was brilliant ,the rooms were immaculate and the breakfast was excellent .thank you Gerri and Bill for making us very welcome.I would recommend this to my family and friends if they want a place to stay in Edinburgh

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Keighley, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

We have just returned home after another fantastic weekend break at the Gil Dun Guest House.Gerri and Bill and great hosts and could not make you feel any more welcome nothing seems to be too much trouble for them. The rooms are spotlessly clean and confortable the breakfast is everything you could hope for and more really sets you up... More 

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Keighley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

Just returned home from a very enjoyable weekend break in Edinburgh, there were 7 couples and 1 of the couples daughters in our party, all staying at the Gil Dun. All the rooms were furnished and decorated to a very high standard and our en suite was immaculate, there has been a lot of thought and detail put into the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

Just arrived home from another great weekend at the Gil Dun Guest House. as always Gerry Bill and Maggie and of course troy the perfect hosts. The rooms are immaculate as was the food infact everything eas. This was our third visit and would not hesitate in visiting again and would certainly recommend that you visit

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Address: 9 Spence Street, Edinburgh EH16 5AG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 8
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