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McCraes's B&B

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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...

Thank Ann H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2015

If you are a couple looking for a quiet and cozy place where you can spend a nice break in Edinburgh this is the place to go. Lovely and attentive proprietor John will be welcoming you, ready to take care of all your needs. Home made breakfast every morning, perfect before a day out exploring the city. At just 15...

Thank Ericuzza87
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 September 2015

Another lovely stay. Quiet clean room. Excellent location for walking in to the festival. Excellent communication from John prior to arrival, and helpful once again during our stay. And the sweet porridge is a must - even in the middle of the summer!

Thank Armitage6785
Pinetop-Lakeside, Arizona
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

An oasis of calm in a frenetic city during The Fringe. A quick 15 min walk to everything but in a quiet neighborhood among many restaurants. John, the host is a class act. Plan to return and use his B&B on a 'Roots' trip. Large rooms and bath, super breakfast and strong wifi. Perfect for our needs.

Thank RJB5001
The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 23 August 2015

I stayed here for a few days during the Fringe, and enjoyed my stay very much. The room was very spacious (the bed is huge!) and very comfortable, with a good bathroom. The breakfast is nice with good choices, and lovely home-baking. The host is very helpful and friendly. It is about a 20 minute walk into town, but there...

Thank BB S
Reviewed 17 August 2015

If you dont have any walking problems then McCraes' B&B is just far away from city centre to have a nice quiet location, but near enough to be within walking distance (about 20/25 mins) There are buses from the end of the road. Our room was very spacious, downstairs and at the rear of the house. I couldnt hear any...

Thank cobiRetford
Amersham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2015

Made to feel very much at home. Good location and helpful information about local amenities. Room and bed very comfortable and breakfast delicious. Good system set up for arrival and departure and manager very friendly. Worth a trip to Edinburgh just to stay there again

Thank Valerie R
Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 2 August 2015

A 15-20min walk to Waverly Station and the touristy areas... In the other direction, about a 30min walk to the shore... I found this to be an excellent location for an affordable stay slightly removed from the city's main strip. Hosts are very polite and accommodating, go for a breakfast upgrade if you stay, it was worth it (especially the...

1Thank Phil S
John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for the positive review Phil. I'm glad you've highlighted that we're not a hotel, purpose built with sound-proofing, etc. We are in fact just a normal Edinburgh New Town family home that was built over 150 years ago and you will occasionally hear noise from my family, and other guests, in the same way you would likely hear noise...

Reviewed 29 July 2015 via mobile

We have really enjoyed our stay here! The rooms were clean and had all the supplies we needed! The owner was very friendly and offered to help in any way! I also like how there was a map in the room and books all on the city center. Very helpful when it came to planning our day

Thank Angelia K
Doonside, South Africa
Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

It was a great experience. Manager was a perfect host, accommodation was 1st class and breakfasts were delicious. Would highly recommend this establishment and the location was excellent. About a 20 minute leisurely stroll into the heart of the city. We also liked the fact that we could leave and enter the premises at our leisure.

Thank heatherbrae47

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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: $123 - $273 (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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“Talk to John who runs Mc Craes and he will advise you. Our room was perfect for us.”
 of 5 bubbles 765antheam, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“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.”
 of 5 bubbles rebelmezzo, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are located on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles bobtuxford, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Large double room was lovely and actually had room to sleep 3 people.”
 of 5 bubbles LauraD412, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
“good size rooms”
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