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McCraes's B&B

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

Very friendly and helpful host that made us feel very welcome on our arrival and gave us some valuable information on sites and places of interest would definitely stay again. Whitin walking distance of a beautiful city centre I highly recommend this B&B thank you so much John for making our stay so pleasant and comfortable.

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Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

John is a very friendly and pleasant host.Excellent accommodation,very clean and family friendly. Breakfast was of a high standard and John was very helpful with any questions we had about the city and places to visit.Would highly recommend this B&B,it was like a home away from home.

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Killarney, Ireland
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Delighted with our stay at McCraes. Room was very comfortable and spacious along with a large ensuite. The B&B has real charm, the peace and quiet was extraordinary for somewhere that is so close to the city center, it has to be experienced to be believed. It really helped us to unwind , go at a slower pace and really...

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Reviewed 26 August 2016

McCraes is one of the best B and B's I have ever stayed in. Our room was immaculate: high quality furnishings and deco. John our host, not only cooked a first class breakfast, but also gave us great advice re restaurants and places to visit. We felt welcomed into this lovely home. A gem of a place to stay in...

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John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for such a great review Anthea. I'm very pleased you and your family enjoyed your stay so much, especially as I felt I hadn't seen very much of you because you were definitely making the most of every second you had in our fantastic city :). I look forward to your next visit. John

Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is now our Edinburgh home away from home. Everything about McRae's was exactly what we needed. Room was huge with very comfortable beds. Large bathroom and shower. Breakfast was perfect and John was a great host. McRae's is in an excellent location no more than 15 minutes to any of the main sites. I highly recommend this. I have...

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John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review Ryan - "home from home" is what we aim for. I hope you found that perfect pint of Guinness in Dublin. John

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

This is a delightful four room B&B in an excellent, quiet location about a ten minute walk to the center (and a bit farther to the old town). The host, John, was very responsive in communication and lives downstairs, so is present and responsive at the property. The rooms--we got to see them all--are modern and updated. We had a...

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Leicestershire
Reviewed 30 July 2016

Really comfortable and quiet room - we stayed two nights a couple of days ago - in a great part of the city. City centre a short stroll. Very good value for money and a well equipped room, including six foot bed - I slept so well!! Excellent porridge for breakfast. Thank you John, especially for your help with parking...

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John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you nice review Rachel. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Low-maintenance guests are always particularly welcome ;) John

Reviewed 27 July 2016

The B&B in very close to the centre of Edinburgh. but is in a very quiet road. The room is very big and very clean. I really love the idea of an eco friendly B&B. John, the host, is extremely kind and helpful.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

This was a wonderful B&B to stay. The owner John is very attentive to everything, plus they are very Eco-friendly and serve great breakfasts if you wish. Highly recommend the beautiful row house, they have thought of everything you might need.

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John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review Barbara. It was a pleasure having you and your daughter stay and I'm pleased our Eco-friendly approach was appreciated. We'll see you next time. John

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I stayed here recently with a friend and her teenaged daughter. John, the host, couldn't have been kinder or more helpful, accommodating all our requests cheerfully and even helping me figure out our travel for the next leg of our journey on his computer. The location is an easy fifteen-minute walk to the city center, although there are also plenty...

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
McCrae's Bed and Breakfast is a family-run eco-friendly, organic guest house, conveniently located in Edinburgh's historic New Town, only a 10 minute walk to the City Centre. We offer our guests affordable, high-quality accommodation that quite literally doesn't cost the earth as we strive to make a minimal impact on our environment and will help reduce your carbon-footprint while enjoying our wonderful city. We are a recently renovated, traditional Edinburgh main door apartment in a block that is over 130 years old and many period features, such as ornate cornicing, have been retained; the decor is a tasteful mix of old and new. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McCraes's B&B

Address: 44 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €97 - €187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — McCraes's B&B 2.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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