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Gil Dun Guest House

9 Spence Street, Edinburgh EH16 5AG, Scotland
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    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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Middx London
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115 reviews 115 reviews
22 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent 4 nights here in September and enjoyed our stay. Gerry and Bill are great hosts and really helpful in telling you about where to eat and how to get to the various sights of Edinburgh. Taxi from Waverley station is about £5 bus stop just around the corner and a single ticket costs £1.50 or for £3.50 a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at the Gil Dun Guest House for 2 nights this week and had a wonderful stay. The accommodations were fantastic. Very cozy and very clean. The host was extremely helpful in advising us on local bus routes and ordering taxis when needed. Explained a lot about the attractions in Edinburgh too. The breakfast was also great. Definitely recommend... More

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Airdrie, Canada
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3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

What a great find, an excellent host and accommodation. Gerry is an excellent host willing to share his knowledge of the city and fine restaurants in the area. The bedding and pillows were better than I have had at 5 star hotels.

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vancouver island, canada
4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A warm and comfortable quiet room, a view over the garden, feather pillows, spotlessly clean, a spectacular breakfast with multiple choice cooked to perfection; great pressed coffee. All the extra touches made our time in Edinburgh so very special. Bill and the effervescent Maggie were the consummate hosts, warm and jovial. Were we sad to leave Edinburgh, aye we were,... More

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

We stayed In this guest house for 2 nights in September. The room was comfortable, clean with comfy beds and a good shower. The guest house is very well situated to the Royal mile, with a good bus route and a taxi fare of about £6.50. We were arriving early as we had stayed in Loch Lomond first and having... More

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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 September 13, 2014

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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7 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

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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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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