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McCraes's B&B

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Inverurie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2015

We stayed 2 nights in Edinburgh last weekend and were looked after very well at this excellent B&B. 10 minutes walk from the trams and the town centre, plenty of nice restaurants around and a great host. The room was great and the breakfast was very good. Great advice on the local area from John and no issues at all....

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Dusseldorf, Germany
Reviewed 22 October 2015

A great B&B with a very friendly and attentive host! I stayed there for two nights with my husband and son and we felt most welcome. We stayed in the family room which was very spacious and comfy. Breakfast was plenty and very good coffee! The area is great, not far from the City centre yet there were lots of...

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Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I stayed at this b&b for 4 nights last week for our trip to Edinburgh to celebrate our anniversary. So pleased we picked here! Upon arrival to our very spacious room with the biggest bed (very comfy and soft bedding!!) our room was lovely and a big bathroom with plenty of storage with fresh flowers and tea/coffee...

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

Thank you folks. You were the perfect guests and it was a pleasure having you with us on your 1st wedding anniversary. We hope you enjoy the next 80 just as much. John

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 October 2015

Excellent set-up. The room was a good size, warm, well lit, very comfortable and clean. (The shower temperature could have been hotter, but this is the only quibble I can think of.) Things were thoughtfully prepared to make us feel at home. We could really feel relaxed here. The breakfast was excellent and we enjoyed the selection of home-made muffins,...

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Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Reviewed 13 October 2015

My husband and I have spent four nights in this friendly B&B last september 2015. John receveid us like family, and was attentive all that we could need. They have a concept of life that we share, so it´s great respect for nature and environmental care that show. The room and bath inside are perfectly treated, wifi in the room...

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Reviewed 29 September 2015 via mobile

Truly excellent stay. John is an exceptional host. He accommodated our early arrival and welcomed us with a cup of tea after a somewhat challenging drive from the airport adjusting to the left side of the road in Edinburgh rush hour traffic. The room was large and well-appointed, with good heat, ventilation, plenty of hot water and nice bonuses like...

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2015

My husband and I stayed in this friendly B&B for a couple of nights while we were helping our son move into his student flat nearby. Our ground floor double room was large, comfortable and well equipped and - rare these days - had a proper full-sized en suite bathroom. Breakfast was as substantial as you wanted it to be...

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

Thank you very much for such a helpful review Helen, it's always reassuring to hear that we're doing a pretty good job. Hopefully we'll see you both again before too long. John

Reviewed 24 September 2015 via mobile

This is a lovely B&B! It is well located for exploring both the Royal Mile and Royal Botanic Garden (about 25 minutes to walk to the former, about 15 to the latter). Our room was spacious and well appointed and the beds extremely comfortable. John was a great host--he gave excellent directions, good suggestions for things to see and do...

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Reviewed 20 September 2015 via mobile

I stayed this place for two nights with my mom at twin room. Simply, it was very very good decision. First, I walked from train station and felt that it is pretty far to walk with carriers. But I could see a lot of nice restaurants and pubs on the way, so I think it's good for first visitors to...

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

Thank you so much for your kind review Heejeong. I'm delighted you had such a nice time and it was a pleasure have you and your mother stay. I'm happy to say that the vast majority of guests are friendly and cheerful while they are with us but you both stand out in my memory among the best guests I've...

Lichfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

I stayed with a friend in this very comfortable, welcoming B and B on the edge of the New Town. The room was excellent and the freshly cooked organic breakfasts were of very high quality. There were home cooked muffins and scones as well. The location is quiet yet only a fifteen minute walk from all the sites. There are...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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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: €80 - €112 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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“Talk to John who runs Mc Craes and he will advise you. Our room was perfect for us.”
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“Rooms 2 and 3 are at the back of the house and are quieter overall, although all rooms are very quiet due to the off-the-main-road location.”
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