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Cruachan Guest House

3.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   53 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NT, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #246 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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South East England, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My girlfriend and I travelled up from London for the weekend. I booked the room the old fashioned way over the phone and was very happy with the result. I found the cruachan on a hotel website but called to make sure we could get a late check-in. Everything was last minute for us so I was very happy that... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We are three ladies in our 50s. We stayed in at this guest house for three nights in November. How disappointed we were when we arrived. After eventually getting the owner to open the door and let us in,we were ushered into a room on the ground floor,it was dreadful. The room was dreary,drab and not very inviting. When Graham... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2014 via mobile

we stayed for 3 nights this past week and found it very clean, restful and quiet . Also a great area to get buses to the city center. Would stay here again. If there was a. Negative, I would maybe suggest new mattresses for the beds, or get box springs for them.

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Canberra, Australia
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65 hotel reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I stayed three nights with my teenage daughter at Cruachan, and it was just about perfect. Graham was very welcoming, and made everything easy. He confirmed we were coming via email the day before, and although he wasn't there when we arrived, he had everything organised for us to find our room without a fuss. The room was comfortable. The... More 

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Utrecht, The Netherlands
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118 hotel reviews
107 helpful votes 107 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

I stayed here two nights and enjoyed it very much. A warm welcome by Graham, the owner. He also makes delicious breakfasts which are more than enough for much of the day. Rooms are a little older, but I actually like that better than the modern stuff. It's very clean, including the bathroom. Just a 5-10 minute walk from central... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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11 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014

First, I'm not thrill of having people step inside the room with shoes on. That's what the owner did when he had to make adjustments to the shower because there was no hot water. And after two nights, I had to switch room because the one that I reserved wasn't a suite. So basically, shoes, shower, switch rooms, that's 3... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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24 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2013

I travelled to Edinburgh for the first time and stayed at the Cruachan in their single room on the first floor and it didnt have attached bath (they do have an en-suite single but it was booked, as Graham, the owner, had informed me over email). So honestly, I was a little unsure about the place at first. I got... More 

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2013

Very homely and welcoming. Great value for money considering that its short distance to the city centre. In comparison to the other guest houses within its vicinity, the Crauchan is clean, quiet and relaxing with very hospitable staff. Having read the other reviews, the Cauchan exceeds one's expectations. It appears that fellow reviewers fail to take into account that it... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2013

We stayed for a week-end at Cruachan and have only praise for the time spent there. The staff were so helpful with all our needs. The advice on restaurants was perfect as we had a wonderful night at "Leven's" where the food was superb. Breakfast had a great choice and I loved the salmon fishcakes. Graham and Julie were good... More 

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Falun, Sweden
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2012

Very helpful and friendly. We were made to feel very welcome and it was not a problem when we had to change our booking 3 times due to flight problems. Delicious cooked breakfasts always get extra points:-). Short walking distance to City Center so its ideal for shopping trips or taking in a show.

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Address: 53 Gilmore Place, Edinburgh EH3 9NT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Ranked #246 of 444 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Cruachan Guest House 3*
Number of rooms: 6
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