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21B Abercromby Place, Edinburgh EH3 6QE, Scotland (New Town)
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Gerald's Place
Ranked #6 of 445 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As the person who has travelled a lot in my lifetime i appreciate a good resting spot. Staying at Gerald's place was more than that. Fantastically located in the heart of Edinburgh his B@B was the place of peace and calm much needed in my busy lifestyle. Capital of Scotland have a lot of charming spots and locations - host... More 

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

"WHAT A STAY ,,, " - thank you JUSTYNA2777 for your unique review : unique because it is your first review with trip advisor : you told me you had travelled the world, at least twice for almost a year each time : choosing geraldsplace.com for your first TA review is especially appreciated : you are right about our incredibly... More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here in December for a wedding. The room was lovely, very warm (it was freezing outside), great location, good price, amazing breakfast, and to top it off, Gerald is a perfect host. Would definitely recommend and hope to return.

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

"LOVELY B&B WITH A BRILLIANT HOST" thank you vsm2 from London : yours was a lovely review, and sincerely appreciated : it's always easy to be helpful when guests are cheerful : you were both full of joy, and told me you enjoyed every moment at the Wedding [venue - The Royal College of Physicians, just across the gardens from... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Great hospitality, wonderful place to stay! Gerald gave us lots of useful advice, and there were lots of great extras! The beds are extremely comfortable, and the breakfast amazing. I would happily return, and highly recommend Geralds Place.

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

" PERFECT PLACE TO STAY ! " thank you frenchhen74 for your thoughtful review : we are blessed here with a wonderful location, right at the centre where all transport links terminate [trams, trains, coaches and Airport Express Buses] : you are always welcome : bookings are taken for three years ahead to accommodate that next special anniversary in your... More 

Kingston, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

This was our second stay at Gerald's Place and our return was not because Gerald, our host, and Gerald, my husband, share a first name. We are lovers of Edinburgh, and Gerald, our host, shared his enthusiasm for his adopted city with us. As walking visitors to Edinburgh, we found the location in the New Town near the City Centre... More 

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

" WE SHALL RETURN ! " thank you Helen from Kingston Ontario, for your kind and thoughtful review : especially appreciated because of your long time professional insight/s : you, and your significant other, were a joy to have stay in my home : you are always welcome for another long stay visit, your third ! Happy Christmas, Gerald More 

Rotherham, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2014

We were warmly greeted by Gerald after arriving by train. It was just 20 minutes walk away but do ensure your cases have rollers. Gerald is a delightful and highly informative host. It is located within easy walking distance of the Golden Mile, national portrait gallery and botanical gardens Gerald's place is characterful - especially for lovers of portraiture, clean,... More 

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

"GERALD'S PLACE - UNIQUE ! " thank you David [from Rotherham UK] for your brilliant title and enthusiastic review : you told me it was your very first trip advisor review - you gave it a lot of thoughtful consideration [and observation], and that is greatly appreciated by me : you mention the huge advantage of cases with roller wheels... More 

Oshawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

The measure of a great B&B, to me, is the host, and Gerald is a perfect host! His home is warm and inviting, and the pictures covering his walls reflect not only his love of art, but also his love of his family, which to me says a lot about a person. Gerald obviously loves his city and country as... More 

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

'GERALD IS THE PERFECT HOST!" As I once told a kind guest, there is only one happening here that is perfect .... and that is .... your lovely lady wife - and all joined in, in merriment and with good humour. Nevertheless, I do thank 960perry for her generous title, and review : to be a good host to all... More 

Bath, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Very comfortable room in a house full of artistic character. Gerald a charming host providing a warm welcome, information and recommendations on the city and excellent breakfast. Located within easy walking distance of the city centre, station, national galleries and botanics. One of the best B & B`s I`ve stayed in.

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

"WONDERFUL PLACE TO STAY" thanks Mark for your wonderful endorsement - especially highlighting the Green Features that you liked [organic breakfast foods / 100% non-allegen bedding] : you are always welcome, and hope to see you soon : Gerald btw if you stay in the front room, you will be delighted to know it has an opening window ! More 

Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I was visiting Edinburgh as a birthday treat and I found the perfect home away from home at Gerald's Place. I was made to feel so welcome from the moment I stepped in the door until said goodbye. My room was spotlessly clean and very comfortable with added little touches around and about. I would not hesitate to return if... More 

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

"HOME AWAY FROM HOME" Hi Sara : thanks for your very thoughtful and appreciative review : home from home, says it all - "she was lovely!" said Marie : you are always welcome, for your next birthday maybe? try and stay a little longer, to allow more time to RELAX / chill out / space out .... see that film,... More 

Durham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Gerald's Place has a great location in the New Town, ideal for George/Princes St. and close to the National Portrait Gallery, but really shines in its friendliness and attention to detail. Comfortable rooms, interesting art on the walls, great breakfast and even whisky alongside the usual tea and coffee made for a retreat from busy days in the city. We... More 

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

"WELCOMING AND FRIENDLY BASE FOR EXPLORING EDINBURGH" : Greetings James from Durham UK : thanks for your thoughtful review : glad you enjoyed your stay, and exploring Edinburgh : we are most fortunate with our incredibly convenient location : geraldsplace.com is 5 to 10 minutes from all transport links [tram stop from airport 5' / national bus station 5' /... More 

St. Saturnin d'Apt, Provence
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 1, 2014

Gerald really is running a top-notch place in every regard. My wife and I are innkeepers ourselves and so tend to notice and focus in on all the little extra touches which show attention to detail and concern for helping to make one's guests have a great a stay as possible. So when I say Gerald has thought of everything,... More 

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abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's Place, responded to this review

"COULDN'T HAVE BEEN MORE PLEASED . . . ! " thanks Kevin from St Saturnin d"Apt, Provence : truthfully, that goes for me too :-)) : you are the expert ... the pro running a superb b&b ... your comments complete comprehensive and challenging **, cheer me hugely : you and your lovely wife were a tonic : ** always... More 

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Address: 21B Abercromby Place, Edinburgh EH3 6QE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 2
Also Known As:
Gerald`s Place Hotel Edinburgh
Gerald's Place Edinburgh, Scotland

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