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Gil Dun Guest House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

They met our expectations! Graciousness from the time we went thru the front door! The breakfasts were awesome! A must try is the Salmon & Scrambled Eggs!!! The rooms were very very clean. They were very courteous and helpful with directions to the bus stop and local restaurants. We at at a local restaurant that was suggested in their guest...

Thank George J
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in April for 4 nights with my husband. Very nice clean, attractive and comfortable room & bath with a view over looking the back garden. Wonderful breakfasts and hospitable hosts. Highly recommend staying here and will next time we come to Edinburgh.

Thank DKFChicago
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at the Gil Dun. Gerry and Bill were marvelous hosts. The breakfast was the best we had on our entire trip--I even tried the haggis! (it was delicious). The Gil Dun is located right on a high-frequency bus route, so getting to the city center took a matter of minutes. Our room was on...

Thank mcmattj
Birmingham, AL
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife, daughter and I had a comfortable room with three beds on the first (in US 2nd) floor. There is no elevator if that is an issue for someone. Gerry was there to greet us and could not have been more helpful in giving directions, restaurant advice, calling for a taxi or anything else that we needed help with....

Thank Jimbob44
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Recently stayed at the Gil Dun House for 3 nights. It was well-maintained, comfortable, and quiet. Gerry was welcoming, helpful and attentive. Breakfasts were plentiful and delicious. Lots of choose from- including vegetarian options. Our room was bright and spacious. Easy walk to nearby eateries or easy bus into the heart of town. Overall, a great stay in a convenient...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were a group of 6 ladies on our first trip to Edinburgh and we stayed at the Gil Dun for 4 nights. It is a fantastic place to stay everything you want and more from a Guest House. Gerry and Billy are very welcoming and a wealth of knowledge, they really make this place plus their attention to detail...

Thank sjr74
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Wonderful guest house on quiet cul-de-sac. Very clean rooms. Gerry, Bill, and Maggie are great hosts. Delicious breakfast. Gerry and Bill very helpful. Nice garden view from my room. Highly recommend Gil Dun Guest House.

Thank Karen P
Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 5 nights at the Gil Dun guest house and have only good things to say about it. Our host Gerry was very helpful in all matters. The breakfast is very ample and very tasty 😃. Our room was small, to be expected in an old guest house but very comfortable. The one small issue is that a tall...

Thank Tracey M
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great guesthouse with delicious breakfast and very nice and clean rooms/bathrooms! Close to public transportation, however, also very walkable to the city center. Gerry the host is a great host and makes you feel very welcome! I will be back in the future! Thank you!

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Argyle, Texas
Reviewed 19 April 2017

I had stayed at Gil Dun in 2013 with friends and it was awesome. So, when I was going back with family, I suggested Gil Dun and we were all THRILLED with our stay. The breakfast is absolutely THE BEST !!!! Bill and Gerry are so friendly and have great suggestions for things to do. Margaret is a treasure also....

Thank Mike F

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • 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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Also Known As:
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Gil Dun Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Steep stairs to top floor, but room is worth it.”
mcmattj, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“I think all the rooms are a good choice.”
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619MikeF, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms perfect”
juliejohnson61, 28 Feb 2017 | Read review
“its in a cul-de-sac all good”
V5502LWjohnd, 12 Dec 2016 | Read review
“room 7 doesn't have an electrical outlet in the bathroom”
afriemel, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
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