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Wooburn, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I stayed here for a weekend and it was warm, cosy, modern, clean and quiet. It felt like staying at a friend’s house. John was very friendly and couldn't do enough to help. The location is a few minutes from some lovely restaurants, 20 minutes from Waverley station and 15 minutes from the sites and castle. Tram 10 minutes away...

Thank Dave N
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Stayed here for valentines weekend with the girlfriend, the B&B was everything you wanted from a guests house - cosy, friendly and modern. 5 minute taxi ride to the station and middle of town, tram access and bus access also close by. John couldn't do enough for you - his breakfasts are superb!.You are given the freedom to explore, come...

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

Thank you for your kind review Will; I'm glad you both enjoyed your romantic weekend in Edinburgh, even if it was amongst hordes of jubilant Welsh rugby fans :). I'm particularly pleased you appreciated our green approach. I try not to make a big deal out of it so it's always good to get some positive feedback. Cheers John

St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 January 2015

Warm, comfortable stay. Good access to places to eat and also places to visit, galleries, Botanic Garden, Leith Walk etc. We walked from Waverley station on arrival; the tram is even nearer. This was our second visit, each time it was just what we wanted - quiet, yet next to all the things that make Edinburgh special.

Thank Roger A A
Reviewed 13 January 2015

A warm, friendly welcome from John, and an excellent breakfast - particularly the home-baked Morning Glory breakfast cake. A very clean, spacious, comfortable and nicely decorated room - excellent bed. Quiet, yet convenient to central Edinburgh. Just a 20 minute walk from Waverley Station, 12min from the York Place tram stop. All in all, it was like staying with friends...

Thank Andrew B
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The B&B is simply flawless: good location (15-20 minutes walk to the main City attractions) well served by public trasportation; environment is very quite, even in the room adjacent to the road. Rooms are large, bed is comfortable, bathroom has everything you need. Everything is very clean and tidy. What about the breakfast? The standard one is abundant with toasts,...

Thank MarcoM_7503
Reviewed 22 November 2014

I stayed at McCrae's B&B during the Fringe Festival in August 2014 with my sister and her grown daughter. The room was lovely and spacious, the food was delicious (best haggis!), and the door lock combination setup was very convenient. John was a great host and I would love to stay there again if I am so fortunate to return...

Thank RachelMVCA
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 November 2014

I stayed at McCraes for two nights and enjoyed my stay very much! John was the perfect host - very friendly, explained me everything about the room and prepared a delicious breakfast in the morning (great coffee/tea, cereals, fruits, joghurt, toast, jam...). The room was very nice and modern and clean, of course - so was the bathroom. The bed...

Thank Katharina18
Reviewed 4 November 2014

We stayed 3 nights in October. The location of the B&B was perfect for us. Just 15-20 minutes on foot to the centre. The room was very clean and comfortable. John the host was good organized and very friendly. His tips for our trip to the seaside of Edingburgh were great! We`ll come again! Sofia B.

Thank thelo k
Sydney Australia
Reviewed 21 October 2014

Stayed here for 5 nights in September. We called McCrae's home while we enjoyed Edinburgh and the surrounding area. We found the beds and pillows very comfortable. A verity of teas and a kettle were provided in the room so each night I had 'sleepytime' tea before retiring. Great. Free wifi was provided and worked well. John asked us to...

Thank Oz_Traveller50
Copenhagen, Denmark
Reviewed 18 October 2014

We stayed at the McCraes´s for two nights. It´s perfectly located in a residential area. In the direct neighborhood are plenty of nice restaurants. You can just stroll around and you will find an inviting place. We enjoyed that it was not as touristic as old and new town. For joining the tourist crowed, York Place is easy to reach...

Thank Angelika S

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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: $120 - $164 (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.”
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