We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 441 Edinburgh B&Bs / inns

McCraes's B&B

44 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JR, Scotland (Broughton)
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added McCraes's B&B to your Saves list
McCraes's B&B
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
99%
Ranked #23 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
GreenLeadersSilver level
A recent review
5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Urlaubsreif20132013 Heilbronn, Germany
  • Overview
  • Reviews (123)
  • Photos (18)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A
  • Room tips (17)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

123 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    109
    13
    1
    0
    0
See reviews for
21
52
15
5
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (17)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Heilbronn, Germany
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Mc craes B&B is pllaced in newtown, near to oldtown (only 15 min walk). The B&B is beside Broughton Street (5min) where you will find a great choice of restaurants and pubs. The rooms (3) are comfortable and quiet. John is very friendly and helpful. We recommend McCraes B&B to everyone! It was a great time in Edinburgh! Silvia @Alexander

Was this review helpful? Yes
The Hague, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My 14-year old son picked McCraes' B&B by looking at a picture on TripAdvisor. It met all his expectations and more. Other reviews have already mentioned the host, John, and I agree with all that was said. He was not fussy about taking our rented bikes downstairs so that they were safely stored. Worth mentioning is that John serves, as... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for a great review Tatjana. I'm glad you both enjoyed your stay and that our organic and eco-friendly efforts were appreciated. 'Best haggis in Scotland' is a bold statement but I think Findlays are in a position to say this without having to worry too much about any disagreement. They also supply the bacon I use and many... More

1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

We stayed for a long weekend in Edinburgh. John is very friendly, helpful and a wonderful host! We would recommend McCraes's B&B to everyone! Thank you for a great holidays in Scotland! Cheers, Jenna & Steve.

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Knysna
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The location is ideal for spending a relaxed break in the city, 15 mins from the centre, a great range of places to eat on the doorstep. The rooms are well decorated and very comfortable, breakfast is just right. John is there if you need him but otherwise gives you space to do your own thing. Simply said it is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Mumbai (Bombay), India
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2014

My wife and I stayed at McCrae's B&B last month for three nights. We thoroughly enjoyed Edinburgh and our stay at John's B&B. John is a wonderful host! He is very friendly and helpful, yet non intrusive and most accommodating. John took very good care of us and served us some great breakfast. The full Scottish kept us going till... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Myself and my Partner stayed here for a long weekend at the beginning of June. We were both very impressed with this B&B and would recommend staying here to everyone!! John runs the B&B and does such a great job, communication before arrival was great and he was welcoming on arrival. There was a really relaxed atmosphere throughout out stay... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Cwmbran, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

From Chris & Charlotte HB (Wales) Just spent two nights at this B & B with John and family as hosts. Excellent room, very spacious and spotlessly clean. John ensured that everything was right for our stay from arrival arrangements to departure. This B&B is just a few minutes walk from the popular edge of town area called Broughton with... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

From the off John was brilliantly accommodating - within hours of booking he sent through an email with all the info we needed as well as clear instructions of how to let ourselves in once we arrived. The B&B was perfectly located for us - a short walk from some really nice cafe's and a decent saunter got you to... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

It was a wonderful, comfortable and a relaxed stay for us when we visited Edinburgh in May 2014. Our host ensured that we had a memorable stay as we were on our honeymoon and I'd highly recommend this place for anyone planning to visit Edinburgh and would like a place to stay close to the city centre.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Tampere, Finland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

McCraes's is nicely situated in a quiet residence area but still only 15 min. walk from the city centre. Also Botanic garden and Water of Leith are quite near, if you like walking in a nature and beautiful scenery, like I do. My room was very spacious, comfortable and beautifully decorated in details. I slept very well during my 7... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage McCraes's B&B, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to McCraes's B&B? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about McCraes's B&B

Address: 44 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JR, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Priceline so you can book your McCraes's B&B reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
McCraes's B&B Edinburgh, Scotland

18 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (8)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (11)
Viewed
Room/suite (4)
Viewed
Dining (2)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (1)
Viewed
Other (4)

Amenities

Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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 
Number of rooms
3

Questions & Answers

Enter your question for this accommodation's staff to answer. Other travelers may answer as well.
    Posting guidelines

    See which rooms travelers prefer