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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 25 April 2013

From the welcome tea on arrival to the caramel shortcake squares laid out at night. we thoroughly enjoyed the Fraoch ("heather") experience! The host Gareth was friendly and helpful, the room was spacious and just WOW, the en suite was amazing, and the loaf of bread at breakfast is homemade. They also have one of the largest DVD collection of...

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Leominster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 April 2013

Stayed for three nights with friends, visiting Edinburgh. Chose this B and B as it was located just outside the city but within walking distance. What a great choice it was! The owner Gareth was welcoming and as it was raining and cold when we arrived he immediately put the kettle on and we had tea and shortbread biscuits in...

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Hull
Reviewed 18 April 2013

I cannot praise Fraoch House highly enough, everything was perfect for our weekend stay. The staff were so friendly & helpful, our room was perfect (room 6), the location was great, with a bus stopping right outside the door with a regular service. The breakfast was the best I have ever had, with the usual fresh fruit and cereal to...

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Lancashire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 April 2013

My husband and I, together with his mum and partner spent three days here and had a great time. The guest house is located just about a mile from Princes Street and the main shopping area in Edinburgh. There are plenty of local buses if you don't fancy the walk, which run every few minutes through the day. The property...

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Lorca
Reviewed 14 April 2013

My brother and i had a very nice experience in Fraoch House. The owner is a very nice person, he run the b&b very well in my opinion. We went there only for one night but i wish i have been longer there. The breakfast is simply excelent. We are willing to come back in a future. I highly recomend...

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Reviewed 12 April 2013

I stayed at Fraoch House with my 10 year old daughter. We were greeted by Gareth on arrival after a long day travelling who straight away offered us a welcome cup of tea. Gareth was great, very bubbly (my daughter loved him) and offered us loads of info about things to do and good places to eat in Edinburgh. Our...

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London, Canada
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We had a wonderful 2 day stay at Fraoch House. We loved the welcoming tea and biscuits on our arrival from the wonderful owner, Gareth. He directed us to the best parts of the city to visit so that we would make the most of our short stay which was very helpful. Lovely little touches like a plate of chocolates...

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Cheshire
Reviewed 10 April 2013

Stayed for only one night on7th April 2013, wished we could have stayed longer. Gareth was as usual an excellent host and spent loads of time with us chatting. Room 8 was lovely and spacious and very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was delicious and nothing was too much trouble. We will always go back to Fraoch in future, thanks Gareth...

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Adelaide, Australia
Reviewed 4 April 2013

We stayed at Fraoch Hose just before Easter. As seasoned Australian travellers, this B&B is in the top 5 percent of B&B's in the UK. It is beautifully appointed and the owner Gareth, was a superb host and bon vivant with an excellent knowledge of what to do and where to go in Edinburgh. The rooms are a good size...

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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 April 2013

We really enjoyed staying here! From the moment we arrived we were shown round the b&b, and were offered some lovely little chocolates (nice touch!). We were also shown a cabinet full of dvds which we were allowed to help ourselves to during our stay. Our room was absolutely lovely. A really comfy double bed with a lovely ensuite shower...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Fraoch House

Address: 66 Pilrig St., Edinburgh EH6 5AS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €72 - €127 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Fraoch House 4*
Number of rooms: 6
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Fraoch House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“We were in basement room at back which was very quiet and had access to garden”
 of 5 bubbles 84purple30, 15 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Any room is ok”
 of 5 bubbles BevandMar, 21 Feb 2017 | Read review
“room on the first floor with window to the garden, so qiuet.”
 of 5 bubbles marieahlden, 10 Jan 2017 | Read review
“No lift but owner happy to take cases up. Our room was at the back and quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles judyr751, 13 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request a room on the 2nd floor.”
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