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McCraes's B&B

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
Reviewed 28 April 2015

Very effeciently run, clean, great atmosphere and not forgetting the super location! Breakfast was most delicious with John providing everything the heart desires - my absolute highlight was the porridge. All in all everything just PERFECT !!!!

Thank Roserottidog
Newcastle and Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

We have had a family Easter break at this lovely B&B. Very efficiently run by John - great communication in advance of our stay, and very hospitable and friendly during our stay. Super location. Lovely comfortable quiet rooms. Excellent breakfasts - porridge highly recommended.

1Thank Armitage6785
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2015

Fantastic location, within walking distance of sights, restaurants etc (there seems to be a lot of buses too). Brilliant stay, extremely welcoming and a lovely atmosphere. Room was very clean and well presented, as was the rest of the place. Continental breakfast was superb, with freshly made porridge, selection of cereals, fruit, yogurt, toast and even baked goods. Awesome grub,...

1Thank HannahGodden
Canterbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I'd highly recommend McCrae's bed and breakfast. I have stayed there twice now and would stay again. The rooms are spacious, clean and comfortable. I loved the shutters, making it nice and dark, quiet and cosy. Lovely decor and artwork in the public areas and a relaxed homely feel. A good location, 10-20 min walk to resteraunts, supermarkets, the Botanic...

Thank J C
Wooburn, null, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 February 2015

I stayed here for a weekend and it was warm, cosy, modern, clean and quiet. It felt like staying at a friend’s house. John was very friendly and couldn't do enough to help. The location is a few minutes from some lovely restaurants, 20 minutes from Waverley station and 15 minutes from the sites and castle. Tram 10 minutes away...

Thank Dave N
York, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 February 2015

Stayed here for valentines weekend with the girlfriend, the B&B was everything you wanted from a guests house - cosy, friendly and modern. 5 minute taxi ride to the station and middle of town, tram access and bus access also close by. John couldn't do enough for you - his breakfasts are superb!.You are given the freedom to explore, come...

Thank Will P
John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review Will; I'm glad you both enjoyed your romantic weekend in Edinburgh, even if it was amongst hordes of jubilant Welsh rugby fans :). I'm particularly pleased you appreciated our green approach. I try not to make a big deal out of it so it's always good to get some positive feedback. Cheers John

St Ives, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 January 2015

Warm, comfortable stay. Good access to places to eat and also places to visit, galleries, Botanic Garden, Leith Walk etc. We walked from Waverley station on arrival; the tram is even nearer. This was our second visit, each time it was just what we wanted - quiet, yet next to all the things that make Edinburgh special.

Thank Roger A A
Reviewed 13 January 2015

A warm, friendly welcome from John, and an excellent breakfast - particularly the home-baked Morning Glory breakfast cake. A very clean, spacious, comfortable and nicely decorated room - excellent bed. Quiet, yet convenient to central Edinburgh. Just a 20 minute walk from Waverley Station, 12min from the York Place tram stop. All in all, it was like staying with friends...

Thank Andrew B
Milan, Italy
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The B&B is simply flawless: good location (15-20 minutes walk to the main City attractions) well served by public trasportation; environment is very quite, even in the room adjacent to the road. Rooms are large, bed is comfortable, bathroom has everything you need. Everything is very clean and tidy. What about the breakfast? The standard one is abundant with toasts,...

Thank MarcoM_7503
Reviewed 23 November 2014

I stayed at McCrae's B&B during the Fringe Festival in August 2014 with my sister and her grown daughter. The room was lovely and spacious, the food was delicious (best haggis!), and the door lock combination setup was very convenient. John was a great host and I would love to stay there again if I am so fortunate to return...

Thank RachelMVCA

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
McCrae's Bed and Breakfast is a family-run eco-friendly, organic guest house, conveniently located in Edinburgh's historic New Town, only a 10 minute walk to the City Centre. We offer our guests affordable, high-quality accommodation that quite literally doesn't cost the earth as we strive to make a minimal impact on our environment and will help reduce your carbon-footprint while enjoying our wonderful city. We are a recently renovated, traditional Edinburgh main door apartment in a block that is over 130 years old and many period features, such as ornate cornicing, have been retained; the decor is a tasteful mix of old and new. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McCraes's B&B

Address: 44 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 7,067 - ₹ 13,714 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — McCraes's B&B 2.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“The tram to the airport stops very close by”
P8613PKbrianl, 19 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Talk to John who runs Mc Craes and he will advise you. Our room was perfect for us.”
765antheam, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 2 and 3 are at the back of the house and are quieter overall, although all rooms are very quiet due to the off-the-main-road location.”
rebelmezzo, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are located on ground floor”
bobtuxford, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Large double room was lovely and actually had room to sleep 3 people.”
LauraD412, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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