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Gerald's Place

At a Glance


  • the advice and thoughtfulness of the owner
  • spacious rooms


  • stairs are difficult to manage
  • an uphill walk to the city center
  • no credit cards

Gerald's Place Review

Although he is not a native of the city, Gerald Della-Porta is one of those B&B owners to whom Edinburgh owes so much. Forget the clichés—you really are welcomed into his home and treated like a most honored guest. The rooms are furnished in classic style, with huge beds, fresh flowers, and original artwork (much of it for sale). A block beyond Queen Street, this lodging has a very central location. Breakfast around the big table is a communal affair, and the food is healthier than at most places.

    Hotel Details

  • 2 rooms
  • Rate includes breakfast.
  • No credit cards.
Updated: 10-11-2013

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