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21B Abercromby Place, Edinburgh EH3 6QE, Scotland (New Town)
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Gerald's Place
Ranked #18 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    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
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Cosy little place, very personal living in Gerald's place , nice breakfast with your own chef, small rooms(2) very central in Edinburgh , lots of nice restaurants in the area, little bottle of Whisky on the tea table. Highly Recommend this place to couples who travel light

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

"BED AND BREAKFAST" thank you [the Hammarborgs from Stockholm] for your kind comments : you are always welcome : the whisky is Highland Park from Orkney, exceptionally rare, single malt 24 years, and DELICIOUSLY smooth : the room carafe is about 20ml [almost 1/3 of a full bottle] : best to add 20% water ! slainte ! Gerald More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

I can't imagine going to Edinburgh and not staying at Gerald's. As a first time visitor to this wonderful city, Gerald's was the perfect place to stay. Gerald welcomed us as family, yet never was intrusive but always helpful. The accommodations were just right. Near a wonderful park, off the major drag, so there was no noise problem. It was... More

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Lethbridge, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

A friend booked me for three nights at Gerald's Place. It was a wonderful experience. Gerald is lovely and welcoming. The room was excellent. Terrific bed and great bathroom set-up. Felt quite private. The house is in the New Town section and the room I stayed in really gives you a sense of how these houses were built. The location... More

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

"WHEN IN EDINBURGH, STAY WITH GERALD" Amen to that Jan !! It was kind of your friends to recommend me to you : and a real pleasure to meet them, and enjoy the company of you all : it was interesting that you came from Alberta, as i am writing this response from British Columbia where I am staying with... More

Kittery Point, Maine
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Gerald's Place is a treasure as is Gerald himself. He is warm, welcoming, and extremely helpful. The rooms are comfortable with private baths and free wifi. The B&B is in the New Town within walking distance of major attractions. Gerald cooks a delicious breakfast made to order. He has extensive knowledge of the city, so he can answer all your... More

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

"JUST TOPS !" thank you for your great title and review : though am bound to say TOPS is a precarious place to be : thanks Charl .. love you lots Gerald More

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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Gerald's Place is in a perfect location for access to everything the city has to offer. The rooms are attractive and clean with all the amenities one could want for a comfortable stay. The price is reasonable and the breakfasts without compare. Gerald is a gracious and thoughtful host who is always ready with helpful information. I can wholeheartedly recommend... More

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

"GERALD'S PLACE IS THE BEST" thank you Jean - you will always be best in my heart : I cannot thank thank you enough for your incredibly thoughtful and knowledgeable insight into ART : it was interesting to other enquirers that you mentioned the great location that visitors enjoy at my B&B : it just got better ! : the... More

Beijing, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

It is a wonderful experience while living at Edinburgh, amazing place and a warm welcoming host. The room is neat, The breakfast is delicious. If we have chance to Scotland again, we will come back again surely.

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

"AMAZING EXPERIENCE OF LIVING WITH GERALD" hello Evelyn from Beijing : it was an amazing experience for me too, hosting your two couples : you were all exceptionally friendly and excellent company : your spoken English was superb, so that communication was no problem : you enjoyed the hearty Scottish breakfasts, both the full Scottish cooked breakfasts and the delicious... More

Portland, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Staying with Gerald is like visiting your favorite uncle. He's incredibly welcoming and helpful. He's thought to provide just about everything you could want. His place is very comfortable. It's a quiet home with large, luxurious beds and private baths. It's incredibly well located (near lots of delicious restaurants, a short walk to the train and bus stations as well... More

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

"PERFECT" thank you so much Shannon ; one is never "perfect", except perhaps your 'beau' [?] but your fulsome comments are truly appreciated : certainly since the NEW TRAMS have arrived to drop off my guests in St Andrews Sq., [just 4 minutes walk away], my location [this incredibly convenient location !] has become even more prefect : so thanks... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

Four of us stayed at Gerald's Place in June. I contacted Gerald about booking two rooms and he replied immediately. Not only did he answer my booking questions but he also provided links and other helpful information for our arrival to the city. He added his own personal comments and suggestions about the best way to walk from Waverly to... More

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

"NIGHT AT THE MUSEUM" well !! well done !! I have had my leg pulled many a time, but rarely, if ever, in such an imaginative way !! it's a lovely review, and the only response that I can conjure up, is to please come again IN THE DAY-light : sincere thanks and praise Gerald More

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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2014

Gerald's Place is a wonderful place to stay in Edinburgh. Super well located, walking distance to the tourist attractions both in the Old Town and New Town and very close to George Street, which is full of restaurants. The bed was very good and the room spacious and we had closet space for all our things and suitcases. Bathroom was... More

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

GREAT LOCATION AND LOVELY HOST thank you Prisc from France : you were lovely guests : super appreciative of this wonderful magical City, and certainly a fab location from which to venture forth to enjoy your daily adventures : Abercromby Place is one of the finest streets in Edinburgh New Town : close to Princes Street, transport terminals, tram stop... More

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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

This lovely, quirky place is probably THE place to stay in Edinburgh. We certainly wouldn't consider anywhere else. Lovely room with far, far more than the usual 'little extras'. In the bathroom for example, you don't just get the usual mini soap and shampoo sachet but a cabinet stuffed with absolutely everything you could possibly need. The lovely breakfast consisted... More

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

WONDERFUL, IN EVERY SENSE OF THE WORD thank you for your genuine thoughts : it was a pleasure to meet you : and thank you for your understanding Gerald 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): $$
Also Known As:
Gerald`s Place Hotel Edinburgh
Gerald's Place Edinburgh, Scotland

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Gerald's Place is in Abercromby Place, one of the finest Georgian streets in Edinburgh's historic New Town, built over 200 years ago. The location is incredibly convenient to the express airport-bus, train & bus terminals, top shops, banks & historic sites [Castle, Palace, Museum/s, Galleries, ICC, Parliament, Theatres]. Gerald welcomes guests to experience B&B hospitality at its very best and the Edinburgh City Centre at its finest. 'Be the best - no compromise' ... more   less 
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