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Gil Dun Guest House

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San Francisco
Reviewed 14 January 2017

My two friends and I absolutely loved our stay at the Gil Dun Guest House for New Year's Eve. Gerry and Bill took great care of us. The room was cosy and extremely clean. Breakfast was amazing and we didn't want to leave! There were many options and Gerry was so friendly and helpful with everything. The area is quiet...

1Thank SBW11
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 3 January 2017

My wife and I stayed at the Gil Dun for a week. We really enjoyed the host who was very helpful and friendly. It's about a 10-15 minute walk to the Royal Mile or faster by car or bus but we liked to walk. There are decent restaurants within a 5-10 walk. The breakfast was also top-notch.

3Thank friendlyyank
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

Am so glad that we came back to the gil dun. As always Gerry Bill and Maggie did not disappoint us. Their welcome was gracious the breakfasts were filling and plentiful and the rooms were spotless. I would never entertain staying anywhere else and at every opportunity I always recommend the gil dun. There was a total of 9 in...

1Thank Rose C
Reviewed 12 December 2016

We stayed at this beautiful Bed & Breakfast the rooms were compact but spotlessly clean, and the finest Scottish breakfast to fill any man. would highly recommend to anyone and we all will be going again there were nine of us stopping there.

1Thank John D
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 November 2016

Good old-fashioned B+B, very clean, well maintained, good food, bed very comfortable, room not large (and bathroom tiny) but high ceiling and nice big window with net curtain, didn't feel cramped. Breakfast starts at eight am. I entered the breakfast room at five to eight and was asked to leave the room. Another couple sat down at the 'wrong' table...

1Thank drinthehotel
Reviewed 6 November 2016

when we saw this place i was so amaze by the design of the rooms and the kind hospitality. it was the best place in our trip! great food, great owner' great location.can't wait to my next visit / thank u for a great holiday

1Thank לילך ע
Tacoma, United States
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

The best we have ever experienced. A beautiful room and world class service. Great food and helpful local knowledge. Owner operators have meticulous attention to every detail. Park your car and use the close by local bus system to visit the city. Dine at local pubs or restaurants. See the castle or visit The palace of Holyrood House where the...

1Thank Douglas Y
Pitlochry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Great place, with excellent services, in a good location. Personnel were very attentive and breakfast was delicious and presented well. Several good restaurants are nearby. Short cab ride or several busses to the Castle or Palace.

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1Thank Don S
San Francisco, California
Reviewed 2 November 2016

I stayed here for three nights in October and had a lovely experience. Gerry and Maggie took such care of me the entire time that it was difficult to leave. The breakfast was the best I had out of all of my hotels in Great Britain. The rooms are immaculate and comfortable. Gerry recommended wondered restaurants and pubs just minutes...

2Thank himynameisjen
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This is an excellent B & B. It's location is very convenient, only 50m to the bus stop where the buses, (every few minutes) get to the centre of town in just a few minutes. (It is walkable in about 25mins) It's immaculate as you would expect from all the reviews, and because it's just off the main road, it's...

1Thank Helvellyn

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Hotel Class:4 star — Gil Dun Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 8
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Gil Dun Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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