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Fraoch House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   66 Pilrig St., Edinburgh EH6 5AS, Scotland
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Ranked #21 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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Punta Gorda, Florida
3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

First I want to thank Gareth, we loved the place and he is an excellent host. We spend 2 nights at Fraoch House and enjoyed every minute of it. After a long journey from an early arriving flight in Glasgow, we were greeted with a smiling face, a nice glass of cold water, given all the information about the house,... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Ideally located with frequent buses for the city centre and the harbour right on the doorstep. Breakfast excellent. Welcome was great and sat down and had a long chat when explained options for stay an helpful tips on getting around, eating etc. Room was very well appointed, spotless, bright and spacious. Parking was easy and free; did not move car... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fraoch House was cozy and comfortable, with an excellent breakfast and friendly service. Location was great for walking and for catching the bus to get around Edinburgh. Host offered lots of helpful information about the city. Highly recommended!

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Palm Springs, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The owner, Gareth, is one energetic, spirited guy who isn't just a happy face. With his B&B, he has created a special combo of comfort, design and great concierge services. The room was very nicely appointed, had a comfy bed, good quality bed linens and towels, beautiful bright bathroom (with shower) and two upholstered chairs, one of which had a... More

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Naxxar, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

First time traveling came across this AMAZING guesthouse in the heart of Edinburgh. Great location, only a few minutes away from shops & restaurants. Room was always clean with free treats & water. However, the star was none other than the host, Gareth, who with his 'joie de vivre' attitude, always brought a positive start to the day...and with the... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best B&B we have stayed in during our Scotland holiday. It's a little way (20 minutes walk) from the CBD but the hospitality from the owner Gareth is wonderful. The big things one looks for are all there - good rooms, delicious breakfast, later checkout. It's the little extras and the cheerful help that set... More

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

This was my 4th visit to Edinburgh during the last few years but first stay at Fraoch House. Excellent location, approx 15 mins walk from Waverley station & 20 mins walk from Leith. Gareth who runs the Guest house was really welcoming, friendly and helpful with recommending places to eat/visit. Rooms were a good size & clean with chocolate wafer... More

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London, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anyone who visits Fraoch House will say the same thing. Gareth is extremely friendly and accommodating. Room was perfect. Large room in the area built down into the basement with a sofa, large shower and fantastic bed. Breakfast is cooked to order however you like with great cafetiere coffee and wide choose of jams and spreads...not to mention the home... More

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great experience! Very friendly and helpful proprietors, great fresh breakfasts with lots of fresh berries and other delicious offerings. Located near a bus stop, easy walking distance to major attractions. Our room was beautiful and very clean. I hope to stay at Fraoch House again the future.

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San Francisco, CA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed here for one night while transiting in Edinburgh on my way to Islay. I picked the Fraoch house since I needed to park a rental car, and street parking is plentiful and free. The Fraoch house is a longish walk from the Royal Mile, and is also a short drive from the Britannica, etc. Overall, very conveniently located.... More

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Address: 66 Pilrig St., Edinburgh EH6 5AS, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Fraoch House 4*
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