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Reviewed 1 September 2016

As always, a wonderful stay in Gerald's Place. Gerald is a generous and entertaining host, the beds are exceptionally comfortable, and the delicious breakfasts are a fantastic start to a day's sight-seeing in Edinburgh. The B&B is right next to the centre of Edinburgh, making it an ideal location from which to explore the Fringe festival, and Gerald helped us...

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751 "Thanks Gerald!" thanks papadakis - loved all your comments especially " Can't wait to return next year!" which really says it all, succinctly - be sure to book well ahead to avoid possible disappointment - thanks Gerald

Adelaide Hills, Australia
Reviewed 29 August 2016

Staying at Gerald's place transports you to another world. We have just had a week there and could have stayed much longer.The house is amazing with every spare wall covered in paintings, each with their own story. Gerald is a charming host who has thought of all the various needs of travellers from the make up mirror, storage space in...

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750 "A quintessential bed and breakfast experience" - thanks littledigger_jcb [a very clever play on words !] - WELL quintessential is a big word for a small 2 rooms only b&b ! your many thoughtful comments are appreciated - especially "thoroughly recommend it to anyone who wished to have a lovely central location in Edinburgh" - SLAINTE to that !...

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 23 August 2016

Return to the gentility of the Scottish Enlightenment with 21st Century comforts, Our most congenial host Gerald offered a sense of refinement and good taste. Conveniently located near Princes Street and Old Town it is in a quiet residential neighborhood across from Queens Park. The comfortable rooms are complemented by a traditional breakfast and, should you be in the mood,...

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749 "Genteel elegance in New Town, Edinburgh" thank you btgbarrister - superbly, your words capture the essence of New Town and geraldsplace location - thanks, Gerald

Sheffield
Reviewed 18 August 2016

We have recently stayed with Gerald for a third time and, as ever, it was perfect. Gerald knows how to take care of his guests - the breakfasts are superb and rooms super-comfy. There is tea, coffee, fresh milk, chocs and not forgetting the decanter of whisky which always goes down well! Gerald's is located in a quiet street just...

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748 "Exceptional" thanks HippoHol - you are always so generous and so thoughtful with your comments, and this is really appreciated - thank you for staying, troubling to write a review for the third time, and planning well ahead for your next visit ..... to enjoy another stay at this truly wonderful location of incredible convenience to all events and...

Reviewed 15 August 2016

Our experience at Gerald's was nothing short of miraculous. We arrived in Edinburgh very early in the morning and Gerald treated us like family. The room was very comfortable and the decor was charming. Artwork galore! Gerald also prepared an impressive breakfast spread (standard fare plus fresh fruit smoothies!) The location is great; walking distance to major tourist sites. Would...

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747 “Amazing location + People” thanks Claire C - we are very fortunate to have this incredibly convenient location - you and yours are ALWAYS welcome - thanks Gerald

Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Geraldsplace is impeccable. Not only does it have the best location, but the best host who is endlessly entertaining and provided me with so many vegan options during my stay! The beds are unbelievably comfortable. I can't recommend it highly enough!

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746 "Amazing place to stay during the fringe!" thank you Loisj - you were a pleasure to have stay [and thanks for fixing electronics your last day] - the Fringe is an amazing Fest. - it's great you enjoyed the best .... and had the best rest .... at geraldsplace !

Izmir, Turkey
Reviewed 17 July 2016

Very near the centre of Edinburgh but quiet. Big room with comfortable bed, nice sheets and special touches including chocolates, all sorts of tea, decaf coffee, whiskey, lots of toiletries and even tablets for headache, flu, heartburn etc. Marie and Michalina were extremely helpful and friendly. Breakfast was tailor made, fresh, very good and abundant. We thoroughly enjoyed our too...

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745 'Home Like" thank you Santalaura from Izmir Turkey - it was a pleasure to have you stay - you said many nice things ... especially "Very near the centre of Edinburgh but quiet. Big room with comfortable bed, nice sheets and special touches etc" - YES the beds are very special for all sizes/ shapes/ sensitivities [all beddings are...

Reviewed 17 July 2016

I stayed for four nights.Gerald is a really warm and welcoming host, full of information about the city and how to get about. Abercromby Place is in a beautifully quiet setting but only eight minutes walk from Waverley train station and close to the centre of of the city and all the tourist sights. The beds are comfortable there seems...

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"A fantastic place to stay in Edinburgh" 744 thanks Suesjh Your brilliant heading says it all - you are always welcome to return again and again - may guests do - so its best to book well ahead - many guests do - thanks, Gerald

Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

My mum and I stayed at Gerald's Place for 6 nights, and found it to be the perfect base for exploring the city. Easy to walk to from Edinburgh Waverley Station, from the airport tram stop, and bus stops. We felt very well looked after too. The room was very comfortable and had everything we needed. Gerald is the most...

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743 "Home away from home" AmyVH17 you and your Mum were a joy to have in my home - you said "We felt very well looked after too ... Highly recommended!" - you were wonderfully enthusiastic and that made it very easy 'to look after you' though at times, it seemed the other way around :-)) - best luck with...

Reviewed 17 July 2016 via mobile

Gerald was an amazing host. Nothing was too much trouble and he was a fount of knowledge about places to see and do in Edinburgh. If you love art, his place is better than any gallery. So many pictures to look at. Gerald made our stay here in Edinburgh so much more enjoyable! I have no hesitation in recommending his...

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742 "Art lovers paradise" thanks George H [and Yvonne from Melbourne] thanks you Yvonne - I loved your review just as I love Art - your comments are really appreciated - next time please bring George! - thanks, Gerald

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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: RM506 - RM676 (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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“Best location in town!”
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“Both rooms are excellent, not need to choose.”
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“Both rooms are equally quiet and comfortable”
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