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Ben Cruachan Guest House

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Loved this place, definitely will be going back, thankyou Jackie and George for making us feel so welcome and for the lovely breakfast. Would recommend to anyone that goes to Edinburgh. Great location.

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Liz. Was lovely to meet you and look forward to your return. Best wishes Jackie x

Staplehurst, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

What a cosy, comfy and welcoming guest house! We were greeted by George who was instantly lovable and informative of what to do in Edinburgh during our stay. The room was lovely, clean and comfortable! Sherry, choc chip cookies? Sweeties and choc mints were a nice touch to the tea and coffee making facilities. Met Jackie the next day, who...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Was lovely to meet you both and glad you enjoyed your anniversary trip !! Thank you for the awesome review and hope all is ok with your phone !! Best wishes ... Jackie x x

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Recently had a couple of nights at the guest house with my other half in the Easter hols and the place was perfect. Beautiful room, comfortable bed, fantastic shower and a great breakfast in the morning. Just a shame we had to put up with the Chef's jokes every morning...... (Just kidding!!)

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Great to have you stay with us !! Hope you'll come again ... I promise to buy him a muzzle!! Best to you both ... Jackie x x

Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed over at Ben Cruachan for just a night as it was a quick stopover at Edinburgh. Jackie, who runs the guest house, was very cordial and accommodating, from the booking all the way to the breakfast and our departure. The guest house is about a 20 min walk away from the Castle and on the way you can...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Hammed for this complimentary review. Lovely to hear you had a good stay. Best wishes. Jackie

Reviewed 1 week ago

Myself and my family spent two nights at this B & B we had two rooms across from each other overlooking the garden. Both rooms were lovely and clean and the beds super comfy, lots of lovely nice little extras like the chocolates and the sherry. The breakfast was just amazing and really set you up for the day, lots...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

No Gill ... not even a place !!! The competition was tough ! But... the HP egg won overall prize ... thought you'd like that !! Thank you for this review, it was lovely to meet you both and your lovely daughters and look forward to another visit from you. Remember... its an artist's dream up north !! Best wishes...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Myself and my girlfriend arrived in the ben cruachan for a 3 night stay.we were giving a fabulous warm welcome even though our late flight meant we checked in at 10pm. George was outstanding he made us feel right at home straight away and all throughout our stay. Our room was spotless clean , heating on full blast , stunning...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Kevin and Claire! Lovely to have you here and loved your accents !! Jackie x x

Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and i had a lovely, relaxing time at Ben Cruachan house. We felt very welcome on arrival and George was happy to recommend places to eat and things to do. The room was spacious and bright and the bathroom was very clean. The breakfast was lovely and filling, perfect for starting a day of climbing arthur's seat or...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for reviewing the guest house and so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. Jackie

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our recent stay here very much. Jackie & Gearge made us feel so welcome, almost like staying with friends. This guest house would give many of the hotels a run for their money. High quality throughout. Sherry and mints on arrival, really special breakfast and ultra friendly service. Perfect stay...will return.

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for this lovely review ! I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay with us and look forward to seeing you again on your return. Best wishes Jackie x

Airdrie, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well, what can I say. I haven't even left this place and I'm writing a review. Being a regular visitor to Edinburgh, I have to say this is the most welcome I have ever felt. The guest house itself is stunning and a 5 minute stroll from Edinburgh Playhouse. Our room was beautiful, unbelievably clean, and included little extras like...

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Well ... what can * I * say ... except that I'm glad you are coming back !! You were great guests and good fun at breakfast too. Hope to see you soon. Jackie x

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights, really friendly staff. Very clean, comfortable and the breakfasts are amazing. Definitely recommend! Jackie was so welcoming on our first day and could give us lots of advice about where to go each day. Close to station and Royal Mile, close to bus stops and easily accessible for Uber. Rooms are a good size and area...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Adam for taking the time to review. So glad you had a great city break and hope to see you both again. Jackie x

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Additional Information about Ben Cruachan Guest House

Address: 17 McDonald Road, Edinburgh EH7 4LX, Scotland (Formerly Ben Cruachan)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €60 - €155 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Ben Cruachan Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Ben Cruachan Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“We can only comment on the room we stayed in - Room 3 which was lovely and bright with garden view.”
Mystarrynight, 19 Mar 2017 | Read review
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j0andb0, 17 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Speak with George, tell him what you want and he'll look after you.”
hollyyoung2811, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back overlook the garden.”
cmluscom, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Speak to George or Jackie for advice.”
RMcA2190, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
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