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Gil Dun Guest House

9 Spence Street, Edinburgh EH16 5AG, Scotland (South Side)
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Ranked #34 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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San Francisco, California
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My husband and I spent 5 delightful days at the Gil Dun Guest House in Edinburgh. We discovered this gem on line and took a chance. This was the best decision we could have made as the Guest House is run by two delightful and helpful men who absolutely love what they are doing and made our stay perfect in... More

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My family and I have stayed at Gil Dun on our trips up to the Edinburgh Festival for several years. It has everything we would want in a B&B so there is never any thought about staying anywhere else. Gerry is a very friendly and welcoming host and is always approachable and happy to help you out. The breakfasts are... More

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Iowa City, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at Gil Dun for 3 nights as part of a week in Scotland. I have been telling everyone about how much we enjoyed our stay at the Guest House and how that stay contributed to our enjoyment of Edinburgh. Gerry was exceptionally hospitable and helpful. We received information that helped us navigate around the city and make travel... More

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St. John's, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My room was quiet, clean, well appointed. Breakfast service was far better than I would have expected at a B&B.The location was perfect for touring. The operators presented as kind and considerate. Certainly a very interesting time to be in Scotland. I wish I was there today!!!

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Hurworth, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A wonderful long weekend in Edinburgh made all the better by this superb Bed & Breakfast which actually felt like a 5* hotel. Our room was a lovely size and had a beautiful en-suite. It was absolutely spotlessly clean throughout. The breakfast was sensational - I have never eaten so much for breakfast ever! The owners were so lovely, provided... More

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights in Room 4 which had a double bed, 2 single beds and an ensuite bathroom. The room was a good size and everything was lovely and clean. The beds were very comfortable and we all slept very well during our stay. The breakfast was lovely and plentiful, probably the best we've had on our travels... More

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Newnan, Georgia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

From the personal greeting by Gerry McDonald, complimented by an excellent breakfast menu, to the cleanliness of the facility, as well as, the friendliness of the entire staff, the Gil Dun Guest House could easily compete with any of the finest luxury hotel accommodations in Edinburgh. Close to public transportation (2-minute walk), as well as some of the finest local... More

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Coronado, California
5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

We booked this on a recommendation from Rick Steve's Travel Guide. Glad we did. We wanted something very much like Edinburgh itself, (old stone buildings with character) but quieter than if we stayed in the downtown area. We weren't disappointed. The interior was spotlessly clean, the beds comfortable, and our host, Jerry (or was it Gerry?), was very helpful, and... More

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29 reviews 29 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 via mobile

Hadn't been to a guest house for a long time but was recommended this one as a base for the Commonwealth Games by Visit Scotland. The call was worth it! Very welcoming, nothing too much trouble, very comfortable rooms and worth it just for the breakfast! Taxi from city centre in evening only £6.20, bus into town £1.50 each. Would... More

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New York City, New York
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

My boyfriend and I really enjoyed our stay in this charming and modern little guesthouse. We had, I think, Room number 2, which was in the back with an enormous window overlooking the back garden and providing a great breeze. The bed was large and comfortable, with really pretty blue bedding. The bathroom was teeny tiny but clean and serviceable.... More

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Address: 9 Spence Street, Edinburgh EH16 5AG, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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