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Gil Dun Guest House

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Quincy, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I spent 5 nights here in Room 3 on our first visit to Scotland, and I can honestly say we were treated like honored guests during our entire stay. Full Scottish breakfasts cooked to order, lovely clean guest room with a view of the garden and Arthur's Seat, and extra services, like restaurant recommendations, assistance with making... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Having traveled with my teens all the way from France in our car for a university visit, my initial criterion for choosing a B&B was parking with relative close proximity to historic Edinburgh. Did we ever luck out!! Gil Dun was an absolute delight. Gerry and Bill are superb hosts spoiling us with a delicious Scottish breakfast in a cozy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Our stay at Gil Dun Guest House was lovely. The B&B is situated in a quiet cul-de-sac and ideal for a nearby bus stop to central Edinburgh which is only minutes away by bus. The rooms are lovely, roomy, clean and neat. Our breakfasts were delicious and we dined in a lovely room. Gerry is a warm and engaging host.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Our stay at the Gil Dun Guest House was everything we had hoped for and more. Comfortable, quiet, clean and a welcoming environment. The proprietor, Gerry and his staff made our entire family feel right at home and prepared delicious meals every morning in the sunny front dining room. Gerry was always available to call for cabs or arrange any... More 

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

It's always a risk returning to a previously visited B&B. However, we were delighted to find everything as we had remembered. This time we met up with four friends from Australia and France and all enjoyed our stay. Our hosts were great. Follow their recommendations for eating out and you won't be disappointed. We will definitely be returning whenever we... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

We stayed here for a couple of days, the rooms were super cosy, clean, comfortable and well decorated. The location of the B&B is near the center and for those who want to go to Alberts seat is just 8 minutes walking. The owners were friendly and nice. For me they can improve their breakfast, the majority of items for... More 

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Vancouver, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

FANTASTIC! we stayed in the family room at Gil Dun on our first trip to Edinburgh and we absolutely loved it. From the moment we arrived and were greeted with warmth, questions were answered about sites we wanted to see and our room was so clean, spacious and comfortable. Breakfast was very nice (and big) the house was quiet and... More 

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

My wife and I arrived on a Friday evening and were greeted by one of the owners. Normally, I'd have to stand like a guilty schoolboy for 30 mins while the owner lists all the house rules. Not here. I was handed the keys with "This is your room key, this key opens the front door if you're out after... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Very comfortable room. Not far from Holyrood park. A bit of a walk into the centre of edinburgh , but it was lovely weather and the walk straightforward. Would have preferred an earlier breakfast start eg 8 am rather than 8.30 to 9.30

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

Me and my friends spent a wonderful weekend at Gil Dun guest house. The place is extremely clean, organized, well decorated, focusing in all the details. The breakfast was amazing and delicious. The service was of very high quality, everyone very polite, including Mr Jerry that was always ready to help. I highly recommend staying at Gil Dun guest house... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in a quiet cul-de-sac within the oldest Edinburgh district of Newington, close to the city centre and walking distance to Edinburgh Castle and on a regular main bus route. Re-furbished to a high standard in 2010 whilst maintaining many traditional Victorian features. Official four star accommodation. Popular with guests from the USA and Canada. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Gil Dun Guest House

Address: 9 Spence Street, Edinburgh EH16 5AG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $97 - $310 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
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Gil Dun Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Gil Dun Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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