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Gerald's Place

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Farnborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Gerald's Place is a lovely BB in Edinburgh. The rooms are spacious and very clean and everything is well thought out for the comfort of guests. There are books and DVDs to borrow, maps and guide books in the room and one hour walking guides to borrow. If that isn't enough Gerald is a font of knowledge on the best...

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789 "Great personal service from a lovely host" thank you JudyD37 you said so many wonderful comments [the best was the last !!] "The rooms are spacious and very clean and everything is well thought out for the comfort of guests. As this was our first visit to Edinburgh we followed his advice and really got the most out of...

Slupsk, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I visited for 5 nights, over a weekend, and greatly enjoyed our stay in Edinburgh at Gerald's place. Gerald was very welcoming and knowledgeable and gave us some useful tips on things we wanted to do while in Edinburgh. Each morning, over a wonderfully filling breakfast, Gerald and ourselves chatted about our plans for the day and...

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788 "A long weekend break in Edinburgh" thank you babelproofreader for your kind comments - you said " [we] greatly enjoyed our stay in Edinburgh at Gerald's place .... it felt like being at home and speaking to a friend, with the advantage of the friend doing all the cooking! The location in the Georgian New Town was perfect for...

Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed at Gerald's place for three nights and can highly recommend this B&B. The room was well equipped and very comfortable. Gerald was a wonderful host and provided lovely breakfasts. The location is very good with easy walking to Princes Street, the castle and botanical gardens.

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786 "Great location" thanks Helenstansfeld - you said "We highly recommend this b&b. The location is very good with easy walking to Princes Street, the castle and botanical gardens" - yes, we are blessed with a location that is incredibly convenient to all events, and all transport termini - thanks, Gerald

Carmarthen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent accommodation, very clean and tidy, good location not a far walk to the city centre (approx 10mins), wonderful breakfast, Fantastic and friendly host. Highly recommended 👍 you will not be disappointed!

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785 "Nicky Goldsmith" thanks nickygold - you said "Excellent accommodation Highly recommended 👍 you will not be disappointed!" much appreciated - thanks, Gerald

Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

Excellent host. Very friendly. Good breakfast and a very clean room. The location ideal within easy walking distance of amenities. 1st time experience - would highly recommend and i will return. Thanks Gerald

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784 "Barry Davies" thanks B D you said "1st time experience - would highly recommend" it was a pleasure to welcome you - Thanks Gerald

Sumner, New Zealand
Reviewed 11 February 2017

Gerald is the consummate host - charming, welcoming, witty. My room was comfortable and warm, the bathroom clean and well-equipped. Gerald's Place is centrally located and I walked everywhere from there. My stay here was wonderful and I would recommend it to anyone who puts a good bed, and a good breakfast, first when they are travelling.

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783 "Top of the game." thank you MrsThom from Sumner NZ ... you said "My stay here was wonderful and I would recommend it to anyone who puts a good bed, and a good breakfast, first when they are travelling" .... exactly .... our beds are a top grade of Vi-Spring [probably the very best beds made in UK] .......

Madison, Wisconsin
Reviewed 9 February 2017

My friend and I stayed here on a recent visit to Edinburgh and loved it. The location was excellent, breakfast was delicious, and our room was comfortable and clean. Gerald has been running this b&b for 20 years and knows what he's doing - he chatted with us and gave us advice about what to do in Edinburgh when we...

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782 "We love Gerald!" thanks kbw2017 - if I'm speechless ... it must be a first :-)) but I am, at your imaginative title : you (also) said "The location was excellent, breakfast was delicious, and our room was comfortable and clean .... we came and went as we pleased" - you and your friend were so appreciative of all...

Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 2 February 2017

I've stayed at Gerald's Place twice--once with my family and once with a friend visiting to celebrate Burns Night (Gerald got us tickets to the best place to celebrate). I look forward to the next visit. The best part is Gerald: his genuinely warm smile, advice, thoughtfulness. Followed by (and this is a tie) the outstanding breakfasts tailored to your...

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781 "Absolutely wonderful place to stay in Edinburgh - thanks thpayne Seattle for your truly overwhelming kind comments ... you said "The best part is .... (and this is a tie) the outstanding breakfasts tailored to your preference .... and the location--a stroll from all we wanted to see on the Royal Mile, restaurants and architecture of New Town, the...

SeaTac, Washington
Reviewed 30 January 2017

I have nothing but wonderful things to say about Gerald's Place. Gerald is a supremely welcoming and helpful host, and the breakfast he cooks will hold you through lunch! He takes care of every detail without being in any way intrusive. Probably the most complimentary thing I can say about Gerald is that he will make you feel right at...

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780 “Exceptional experience celebrating "Robbie Burns" thanks travelerg173 Sea Tac Washington /WA ... you said "Probably the most complimentary thing I can say about geraldsplace, is that he/Gerald will make you feel right at home. I cannot recommend this B & B more highly" - and that is certainly a very big compliment ... thanks, Gerald

Baltimore, MD
Reviewed 28 January 2017

My husband and I stayed at Gerald's Place for 3 nights while we visited with Edinburgh, and we couldn't have asked for a more welcoming host or place to stay. Gerald was wonderful, and felt like a friend from the moment we met him! He cooked us the most delicious breakfast each morning, and we enjoyed talking to him during...

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779 “Couldn't have asked for a better stay in Edinburgh!” thanks KJHsoccer from Baltimore MD for your most thoughtful comments, and the brilliant title ... you said "Gerald's Place is located on a quiet street - from his house we were able to walk to Arthur's Seat, the Castle, the National Museum, and to a car rental location where we...

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Staying in New Town

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New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town, until after dark when strappy dresses come out to play. This is the city’s central business district with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric squares, and self-important statues. But it’s also a very wanderable neighbourhood, with a healthy bustle at almost any time of day and fine people-watching in places like St Andrew's Square which fills with picnickers around lunch. You’ll also find a series of cheerful basement bistros on Hanover Street, while dark Rose Street has something of the feel of an undiscovered back alley and is chock-full of characterful pubs and small independent shops.
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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 or new trams, 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 

Additional Information about Gerald's Place

Address: 21B Abercromby Place, Edinburgh EH3 6QE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range: RM499 - RM667 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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Gerald`s Place Hotel Edinburgh
Gerald's Place Edinburgh, Scotland
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“There are two bedrooms, one a double and the other a twin”
JudyD37, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All rooms are quiet, comfortable and similarly appointed--no preference”
thpayne, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“There are only two rooms and I believe they are both very similar. Each has their own bathroom and are located on the same level.”
KJHsoccer, 28 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Both rooms are lovely.”
tinkerm2015, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Best location in town!”
273natachab, 16 Nov 2016 | Read review
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