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McCraes's B&B

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44 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JR, Scotland
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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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The Hague, The Netherlands
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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... More 

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Amersham, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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... More 

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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... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Doonside, South Africa
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

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.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

We booked for three nights and had a very pleasant stay. The bed was extremely comfortable indeed and the bedroom and en suite was spotlessly clean and tidy. The breakfasts, both the included lighter one and the cooked one ( at an extra cost ) was very nice and all good quality items. There are some very good restaurants in... More 

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

John is a most gracious host who made sure we understood where/how things worked, breakfast time & options. We felt comfortable asking for suggestions and he had excellent ideas (knows the town). We found bedroom spotless & comfortable, bathroom modern and spacious as well. WiFi- no problems; outlet adaptors available in our room. John is a well-traveled former business professional... More 

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

Thank you so much for your kind review Beth. I've been very fortunate to have had a steady supply of great guests like yourselves that make it very easy for me to be welcoming and approachable. As McCrae's is our family home it's important for me that my guests feel at ease, otherwise it would be too difficult for everyone,... More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Lovely comfortable room. Great service. All the facilities spotlessly clean. Fantastic location near all the attractions. Very informative nothing to much trouble. Would definitely stay here again, will be returning.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Cozy B&B in New Town/Broughton area. Optimal location in a quiet side street close to restaurants and shops. Very friendly owner who gave us good advice for our holiday. We will definitely stay there again.

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