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McCraes's B&B

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44 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JR, Scotland
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Ranked #26 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed at John's B&B the second time, now with my mother and sister. We stayed for a week and enjoyed our second stay the same as our first one. John is still the best host we got to know on our journeys. The rooms are clean and cosy, and the breakfast was delicious as usual. We can still recommend... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A wonderfully relaxed long weekend in Edinburgh. McCraes is the perfect B & B for a trip to this fantastic city. Well situated, a short walk to the city centre with lots of great places to eat and drink almost on the doorstep. John made us very welcome and couldn't do enough to make sure we had a great and... More 

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Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very effeciently run, clean, great atmosphere and not forgetting the super location! Breakfast was most delicious with John providing everything the heart desires - my absolute highlight was the porridge. All in all everything just PERFECT !!!!

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Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We have had a family Easter break at this lovely B&B. Very efficiently run by John - great communication in advance of our stay, and very hospitable and friendly during our stay. Super location. Lovely comfortable quiet rooms. Excellent breakfasts - porridge highly recommended.

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Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Fantastic location, within walking distance of sights, restaurants etc (there seems to be a lot of buses too). Brilliant stay, extremely welcoming and a lovely atmosphere. Room was very clean and well presented, as was the rest of the place. Continental breakfast was superb, with freshly made porridge, selection of cereals, fruit, yogurt, toast and even baked goods. Awesome grub,... More 

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Canterbury, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

I'd highly recommend McCrae's bed and breakfast. I have stayed there twice now and would stay again. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. I loved the shutters, making it nice and dark, quiet and cosy. Lovely decor and artwork in the public areas and a relaxed homely feel. A good location, 10-20 min walk to resteraunts, supermarkets, the Botanic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 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... More 

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 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... More 

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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 More 

St. Ives, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 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.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 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... More 

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