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Reviewed August 26, 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....More

Thank Anthea M
Response from John W, Owner at McCraes B&BResponded August 29, 2016

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...More

Reviewed August 23, 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...More

Thank Ryan T
Response from John W, Owner at McCraes B&BResponded August 29, 2016

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

Reviewed August 22, 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...More

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Reviewed July 30, 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...More

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Response from John W, Owner at McCraes B&BResponded August 7, 2016

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 July 27, 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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46fleur
October 9, 2016|
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We're a 15 minute walk from Waverley, or an inexpensive, short taxi journey.
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74hannibal
October 3, 2016|
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Yes, there is a hairdryer in each room.
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Becksmc
April 15, 2016|
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Hi. The tram, to its last stop at York place, drops you to within an easy 10 minute walk downhill to the b&b. It takes about 45 mins. Alternatively, the airport express bus gets you to the city centre faster but leaves you... More
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"The garden view room was great. It looked out on the back yard and a courtyard of other apartments, and was..."
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"The tram to the airport stops very close by"
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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..."
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