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Gil Dun Guest House

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Newmarket, Canada
Reviewed 1 week 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...

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Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here for 3 nights and are absolutely delighted. Nice and very clean rooms. Our hosts did more than we could expect, to support our stay. The full breakfast gave a good start of the day. Nice restaurants and pubs within walking distance. Bus stop nearby taking you to the city center in 10 - 15 minutes. Buying a...

Thank Ulf-Umea
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed in Edinburgh a couple of weeks ago at the Gil Dun Guest House. It was just about perfect for us: in a quiet street with very easy access to the centre by bus or indeed on foot via a pleasant 25 minute walk. Gerard was a wonderful, helpful, host who was able to answer all our questions with...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 March 2017

Best place ever. .breakfast amazing,so much choice and everything cooked fresh to order. Warm friendly owners. Nothing too much trouble. Everybody made to feel welcome.. clean comfortable rooms and lovely and warm...Would definately return and stay here again. Will be recommending to all our friends. Well done Bill and Gerry

Thank juliejohnson61
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...

2Thank SBW11
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 4 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

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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:
Gil Dun Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Gil Dun Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“All rooms perfect”
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“its in a cul-de-sac all good”
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“room 7 doesn't have an electrical outlet in the bathroom”
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