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Craignay Guest House

16 Ardross Street, Inverness IV3 5NS, Scotland
Craignay Guest House
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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Zurich
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48 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A very nice B&B only a short walk from the river and centre of Inverness. The old style B&B is very well maintained, absolutely clean and parking is easily available along the street. My bed was very comfortable, breakfast delicious (I don't think I ever enjoyed Porridge that much) and the hosts were very friendly and helpful with hints on... More 

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Kolkata
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

Booked a 4 day Scottish Highland trip through Scottish tours and got put up in this wonderful place with a smiling and helping owner couple. The gentleman from Orkhney and the lady from Glasgow bought this 1887 property, right near the city centre of Inverness(where you get unlimited shopping and dining opportunities) which is about 4 minutes walk down the... More 

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello From Craignay Thank you for your detailed and kind review it was a pleasure to have met you and your lovely family . I Hope the weather back home is not as hot as when you left it and maybe we will get some of it over here now . All the best till we see you again Rodney... More 

Minnesota
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131 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Craignay has been our base in Inverness twice a year, at least, for about 9 years. If we can't stay here, we ask ourselves if we can change our schedule or just skip Inverness! We - and everyone else too - always receive a warm welcome. The rooms are comfortable, spotless with biscuits, tea, coffee in the room. There is... More 

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hi to you both Globe Trotters. Thank you for your kind review and all the helpful information for travelers it is always nice to know if we are getting it right for you and future guests as every ones needs are different . Lets hope we can get some nice weather for your next visit . Its always a pleasure... More 

Biggar, United Kingdom
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130 reviews
44 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

I stayed here a number of times while in Inverness with work. The service was always excellet, staff were very friendly. My room was always clean and the bed was ridiculously comfortable. It was quiet and had everything i needed. The breakfast was delicious. Great location in the city centre. i would highly recommend Craignay Guesthouse to anyone!

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello thank you for your lovely review we are happy you enjoyed your stay with us. I t was a pleasure to meet you and hopefully next year we will see you again the delicious breakfast will be waiting for you. Have a Merry Christmas and a happy new year. All the best Rodney & Gail More 

Stornoway, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

I came across this Guest House a few years ago. Since then it's been my preferred place to stay in Inverness. It's a 19th century town house which has beautiful rooms. Everything about the place is great. You get a warm welcome from the owners, who go out of their way to make your stay as enjoyable as possible. The... More 

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello from sunny Inverness Thank you very much for your Kind review it is always a pleasure to see you and have you stay with us a happy Guest is what we like to hear . Hope to see you soon again. Take care all the best from Rodney & Gail More 

Bridgewater, Connecticut, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

My five-night stay this summer was as close to perfect as one can get, and the reason I choose B&B's over impersonal hotels. The room was an adequate size for a single traveler, not too small; I appreciated the in-room sink, the comfy bed, the bathroom was convenient (and shared with only one other room) with roomy shower, all very... More 

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hi from Craignay and it is still nice and sunny. Thank you for your Kind review we are glad you liked your stay with us and the surrounding area. Loved the conversations every morning it was great fun especially when others joined in . Will send you photos soon . All the best from Rodney & Gail xx More 

England
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

I was booked into this guest house for four nights by the tour company so didn't know what to expect. It was lovely. The rooms were very clean. I was travelling on my own and sometimes you are put into a tiny horrible room but this had a lovely comfy double bed. The building is one of the traditional houses... More 

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hi thank you for your lovely feedback it is very helpful for future travelers and lets us know you enjoyed your stay with us. It was nice to meet you and we enjoyed the Banter. Hope to see you again sometime in the future.. All the best Rodney & Gail . More 

Melbourne
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

This guest house was a real find. Close to the city and great restaurants and walks. Rodney and Gayle made us feel welcome. Charming bedroom and ensuite, all clean and comfortable. Nice home cooked breakfast and fresh fruit .. No complaints !! It was brilliant.

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello to you all the way down under, thank you for your lovely review . We are happy you enjoyed your few days stay with us and enjoyed the surrounding area as well.It was a pleasure to have met you and hopefully next year we will maybe see you again. All the best Rodney & Gail Sunny Inverness More 

Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

My partner and i stayed here for 2 nights and we absolutely loved it! They were such friendly people. The rooms were clean and had everything you needed. We have stayed in other guest houses but this one was much more personalised! If we ever come back to scotland we will absolutely book this place again. Loved it!!

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello from sunny Inverness to you Both . Thank you for your nice review it was a pleasure to meet you and it was a shame the two days went past so quickly Time flies when you are enjoying yourself . Take care hope to see you again soon All the best Rodney & Gail More 

Mumbai
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16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

We a family of 4 ( all adults) stayed at the guest house on 16th and 17th June 2014. Excellent place with lovely house, nice bedroom - both en suite rooms . The owners Gail and Rodney are an excellent host. The house was very near to the river and market. We are vegetarian and we were offered lovely breakfast... More 

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Rodney D, Owner at Craignay Guest House, responded to this review

Hello from Craignay ,Thank you for a lovely review and your helpful hints for future travellers . We were delighted to meet you both and your two lovely boys who enjoyed the extra bonus of the lovely hot sunshine we had at that time. Enjoy your summer back home hope it is not too hot for you and we will... More 

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