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Ben Cruachan Guest House

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Had a wonderful 3 night stay at the Ben Cruachan Guest House. The location was brilliant for a short walk to all Edinburgh attractions and easy tram transfers to/ from the airport. The staff were really knowledgable about the city including not only information on the tourist attractions and events but also the best places to eat and drink around....

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

It was lovely having you both stay here !! Thank you for your lovely comments and haste ye back !! Sorry you couldn't stay on for the rugby it was a brilliant atmosphere in the city ! Give my love to wonderful Wales !! Jackie

Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Stayed for one night in this beautiful guest house. Everything was pristine and a lot of thought had clearly been put into the detail. Jackie and George made us feel welcome the moment we stepped through the door. Would definitely come back. Perfect for couples looking for a romantic weekend.

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your generous review ! So pleased you enjoyed your stay and we look forward to welcoming you on your return. Jackie

Blackburn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We wouldn't hesitate to stay here again the next time we are Edinburgh. Jackie and George are extremely warm and friendly hosts. Clean facilities and fantastic breakfast, ten minutes walk to the centre. Your experience at this hotel will not disappoint you.

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

LOL ... Thank you CHRIS !! So lovely to meet you and Maxine and glad you had a good time in Edinburgh and that you felt at home here in Ben C. Looking forward to your next visit !! Best wishes Jackie

Cullercoats, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

A charming bed and breakfast, only 10 minutes' walking distance from the centre, Ben Cruachan has the added bonus of congenial hosts and a breakfast fit for a king. The premises are clean, warm and welcoming and we fully appreciated the flexibility of checking in earlier if only to drop off our luggage. Many thanks to Jackie, George and Kim...

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kuala lumpur
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here in january. The most amazing host i've ever encountered anywhere in the world. What an absolute gent. Fantastic place to stay at a great price with breakfast and a bottle of sherry included. It was very close to the centre and a beautiful room/building. Honestly couldn't recommend anywhere more.

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Sam for reviewing us and for your lovely comments which I will pass onto our amazing host George !!! Best wishes Jackie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A wee gem find, thought when I seen the room right at the front door and on the Main Street I was in for a sleepless night , no need to worry slept like a log and didn't hear any outside distractions , the most comfortable hotel bed I have ever slept in 😀 very friendly staff, top notch accommodation...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sandra for your lovely comments. It was lovely to meet you and Isabel and your husbands and thank you all for contributing to the fun atmosphere at breakfast. Looking forward to meeting you all again. Jackie

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here for 2 nights. Jackie keeps a spotlessly clean guesthouse, rooms are delightfully furnished and beds very comfortable. The breakfast of all breakfasts. Highly recommend . A very relaxed and welcoming place to stay. nothing is to much bother

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and so glad you enjoyed your stay here. Look forward to seeing you another time. Best wishes Jackie

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this B&B after reading the reviews and looking at the pictures advertised. Upon arrival I was shocked by this place, the room I was given was nothing compared to what was advertised. The pictures that are advertised are pictures of only 1 of their rooms. We booked this place thinking we will have a nice experience, IT WAS...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

I repeat exactly what I told you in my sitting room ... How dare you, come into my guest house and threaten me with a bad review on trip advisor if I don't give you a discount on your room. If you wish to give a bad review then do it because I will not be threatened.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a personalised, spotless, well situated bed and breakfast this is the place to stay! Me and my partner both mid twenties stayed here 04/02/17, The greeting was exceptional and the cleanliness in heard of! It was spotless, credit to the owners! I have stayed in 5* with no where near this standard. The price was...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Ben for these excellent comments and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet you and Jessica and look forward to welcoming you here again in the future. Best Jackie

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed here 3/2/17 and absolutely loved it! Owners very very friendly beautiful rooms and delicious breakfast! It's about 15mins walk from Harvey Nichols or seconds in a taxi. Will definitely try and stay here again next time we are in Edinburgh.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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Additional Information about Ben Cruachan Guest House

Address: 17 McDonald Road, Edinburgh EH7 4LX, Scotland (Formerly Ben Cruachan)
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $62 - $162 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Ben Cruachan Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Ben Cruachan Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Speak with George, tell him what you want and he'll look after you.”
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“Speak to George or Jackie for advice.”
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