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Ben Cruachan Guest House

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Bradford, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

a hastily put together short tour of Scotland found us in Edinburgh on the first night of our trip. Really struggled to get a one night stay in any B and B but so so lucky to have landed here. Beautiful place, tastefully and beautifully decorated and furnished, we were in room 3 I think downstairs near the dining room... More 

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Palmerston North, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quiet, home in a great location. Handy to restaurants and the bus service. All bedrooms are tastefully decorated and Jackie is a warm, thoughtful and welcoming host. Great breakfast with plenty of choices. Highly recommended.

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Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a delightful B&B about 10 minutes walk from the East end of Princes Street. All the furnishings and decoration are contemporary and fresh and the property has a lovely feel to it. As many people have mentioned the breakfasts are superb. We stayed in room 4 which is a little cramped and does not have an en-suite (but... More 

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

Dear Sheila Thank you for your kind comments regarding your recent stay at Ben Cruachan. I would however like to point out that at the time of your booking you were informed the room had a private shower room next to it exclusive to that room and you were happy with that. This is a Victorian Building and was not... More 

Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Wonderful stay. Jacki is an excellent and very thoughtful host. Rooms were beautiful and beautifully designed. Location an enjoyable walking distance from either the city centre or Leith. Good pubs and restaurants close by.Equally easy to catch a city bus or flag a taxi. Breakfast was gigantic - no need to eat again until tea but of course we did.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We've had an amazing stay for the last 3 nights at Ben Cruachan bed and breakfast. Jackie is so warm and welcoming, this is truly a home away from home. Gorgeous rooms, comfortable beds and great company. We will be sad to say goodbye and we will miss the fantastic breakfasts!

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Reading, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent 5 days at Ben Cruachan last week and thoroughly recommend it. We were in the garden room on the ground floor and it was very comfortable. Five good nights sleep! Superb breakfast, plenty of it,would recommend the porridge! Host was lovely, very helpful, gave us rugs to keep warm when we went to Edinburgh Tattoo!! Lots of helpful information.

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Lancashire
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2016

Ben Cruachan is a first class Guest House and we could not fault it in any way. Jackie is a very welcoming and accommodating host. The room and public areas are spotlessly clean. The decor is pristine. The bed was exceptionally comfortable. The towels were lovely and soft. There was a range of toiletries available. Jackie has thought of many... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016 via mobile

We had a great stay at Ben Cruachan B&B. Welcoming hosts, helpful and very kind. Great breakfast. Lovely room with a comfy bed. Walking distance to the New and Old Town, great bars and restaurants nearby. Everything was crisp and sparkling clean. We would definitely come again. Thanks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in the double room (with an extra bed fitted in) for two nights. The room was clean and well-equipped, coming with toiletries and a delicious decanter of sherry. All the beds (including the extra!) were extremely comfortable. Additionally, I felt that key attractions near to and in the city centre were walkable from the hotel's location. Jackie was... More 

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Auckland, New Zealand
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17 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2016

Tasteful decorated rooms - amazing service and breakfast was simply delicious. Jackie is a truly incredible host - nothing is ever too much trouble. We loved staying here and are very pleased to have met Jackie who made us feel so at home Thanks Jackie x

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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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: $65 - $169 (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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