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Gerald's Place

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  • Very good4%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
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All reviewsb bfiltered waterorganic cerealshome away from homeplace to staythought of everythinglovely homeguest roomswee dramwithin walking distancebreakfast tablequiet streetprinces streetbeautiful cityeach morningthe location is perfectthree nights
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Reviewed 21 September 2017

There is no better place. Edinburgh is a fabulous city and Gerald's Place is the best place from which to experience it. My wife and I stayed with Gerald for ten nights and were more than satisfied with everything. The location is outstanding: very convenient...More

2  Thank donnolan
Response from abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's PlaceResponded 23 September 2017

819 "Best B&B Ever...Very Special People" thanks donnolan for "going the extra mile" in you review > you stayed 10nights and seemed to run out of time to enjoy so much more of Edinburgh and the surrounding countryside > all so easy to explore within...More

Reviewed 18 September 2017

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights. The room was spacious with a king size bed, and complemented by every amenity one could possibly need. To name just a few: WiFi, refrigerator, tv and dvr, radio and alarm clock, separate but exclusive bathroom,...More

Thank rjjmjq
Response from abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's PlaceResponded 19 September 2017

818 "Gerald's Place was teriffic!" thanks rjjmjq - loved your enthusiasm and great company > you said "The room was spacious with a king size bed", and added a tip "Any room at Gerald's Place should suit your needs quite nicely" > both rooms are...More

Reviewed 12 September 2017

B&B in great location in New Town walkable to many sites and dining venues. Gerald is a charming and accomodating host with a good sense of humor. He gave me a hug as soon as we walked in which really made me feel welcome. The...More

1  Thank R M
Response from abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's PlaceResponded 14 September 2017

816 "Lovely room and cordial and knowledgeable host" thanks R M for your kind and thoughtful comments - glad you enjoyed the "boxed breakfast" - it did look really delicious - please remember you are always welcome, and next time for an even longer stay...More

Reviewed 7 September 2017

In all of Edinburgh (maybe Scotland!?), you could not have a better host than Gerald. He was an unexpected guardian angel during my magnificent novice trip to Scotland that had a sad change of course due to the death of my traveling companion's father, which...More

Thank Elizabeth K
Response from abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's PlaceResponded 14 September 2017

815 "Best host ever" thanks Elizabeth K, for your lovely long stay > thanks too for your marvellous and exceptionally long review > you said "Slept very well indeed!" > that is always the very best of all review comments > we are a Bed...More

Reviewed 11 August 2017

Gerald is the consummate host and made our family, including 2 children ages 13 and 10, feel at home. Every creature comfort was provided, from hairdryer and personal grooming products to a nip of whisky and tea station in each room. Breakfast was delicious, hearty,...More

1  Thank jdcraighead
Response from abercrombyplace, Owner at Gerald's PlaceResponded 12 August 2017

814 "Made traveling with children a pleasure!" thanks jdcraighead for your comments - all much appreciated > you said "Every creature comfort was provided .... We couldn't have asked for a more comfortable or hospitable place to spend our first trip to Edinburgh. We will...More

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GreenLeaders Gold level
Certificate of Excellence
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
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Breakfast included
Price range
US$125 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Price range
US$125 - US$167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Dining (32)
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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
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Dave B
29 March 2015|
Response from abercrombyplace | Property representative |
there is - 1 on street parking - metered : 2 off street parking nearby - St James multi-story car park : 3 a comprehensive INFORMATION attachment with a section on CARS, sent with every OFFER : 4 Edinburgh is a hugely... More
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"One has an en suite bathroom, and the other, you just have to pop right outside the room to get to the..."
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"Any room at Gerald's Place should suit your needs quite nicely. Discuss options with Gerald to get the..."
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"See my general comments - I preferred the room at front with en suite bath even though it had less natural..."
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"I have stayed in both rooms. One is en suite which is more convenient but both rooms are of equal quality."
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