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Newbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had the pleasure of staying with Sarah at the Cranford B&B in Braemar on the night of 6th October, after a long drive from Scourie, over some very challenging , but interesting roads with great vistas. On arriving and taking my luggage to the well appointed room, Sarah had a tray of tea and cake ready for me in...

Thank mareng
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From the moment we arrived, Sarah made us feel so welcome. The room was beautiful, the breakfast superb, & really there is nothing to fault. Sarah was wonderful in providing dinner recommendations, & places to see both locally & afar! By the time we left, Sarah felt like a friend, and we only stayed overnight. If you plan to stay...

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This was our second stay at the Cranford Guest House - I can't believe I didn't review it first time round (sorry, Sarah & Alasdair!). If there is a better B & B anywhere in the UK, let me know. The welcome, the food, the rooms, the views, the location (and the home baking on arrival), totally first class. I...

Thank jimibob
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Friendly, warm welcome, followed by the best in 'home' comforts! Sarah, our hostess, spoiled us from the start with home made chocolate brownies and coffee on arrival, and one of the best Scottish breakfasts (spoiled for choice!). Excellent accommodation, great food, and definitely the place to stay in our future visits to the area.

Thank BobAnne2016
Reviewed 29 August 2016

we enjoyed visiting this B&B. Very cosy, we felt as if we were at home or in a friend's place. Definitively a sure choice. Nos encantó este B&B. Super coqueto, muy familiar, te hace sentir como en casa. Es una elección segura si estáis por el parquet natural.

Thank Albert S
Cranfordbraemar, Owner at Cranford Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your lovely review, it was great having you to stay and hope we will welcome you back to Cranford in the near future :) Kind regards, Sarah

Chorley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Had a lovely stay overnight during my recent motorcycle tour of Scotland. Clean and pleasant room and a lovely breakfast to set me up for a days ride, even filling my flask with coffee. Looking forward to returning here and would have no hesitation in booking in here again.

Thank Frank W
Cranfordbraemar, Owner at Cranford Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and will look forward to welcoming you back to Cranford! Hope you enjoyed your time in the north with your wife, hope the weather was kind to you on the motorbike too :) Best wishes, Sarah

Norfolk, Virginia
Reviewed 11 August 2016

This place is absolutely lovely!! Sarah is a fantastic & enthusiastic hostess - from the greeting we received when we walked in the door, until our last moments before departing. The house is charming and spotless; the room are wonderful; the little town of Braemar is so charming (perfect for a quiet walk after dinner) ... and they have THE...

Thank LittleDolores
Cranfordbraemar, Owner at Cranford Guest House, responded to this review

Well how lovely! Thank you for writing such a fab review, it really does mean a lot :) So pleased to hear that you had such a lovely time here to and would love to see you again in the future, Best wishes, Sarah

Baar, Zug, Switzerland
Reviewed 19 July 2016

We spent one night in this house. It was not so warm that day and the nice started the heating for us. we were so thankful! the room was very clean and cosy with a good shower and enough space to hang jackets and stuff. the hosts were incredibly friendly even the hotel was very well visited. great breakfast with...

Thank Rahel C
Cranfordbraemar, Owner at Cranford Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review, it means a lot to us :) Glad to hear you were warm and cosy, the temperature can be rather erratic here..! We like to be able to share our knowledge with guests and glad that you found the Where to Eat guide and sample menus useful. Hope...

Reviewed 7 July 2016

Excellent place to stay in.. Enjoyed our nights stay there in June, while passing through. Lovely home made rock cakes offered on arrival. Lovely, homely hostess, and she was Interested in you as a person.

Thank Jane C
Cranfordbraemar, Owner at Cranford Guest House, responded to this review

Ah, thank you Jane! Such a lovely review :) If you go on to our Facebook page, Cranford Guest House Braemar, you'll find the recipe for the rock cakes in the 'Notes' section... ;) Hope to welcome you back in the near future, Kind regards, Sarah

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 June 2016 via mobile

My husband and I had such a lovely one night stay at this gorgeous B&B in a beautiful village location. Sarah and Alastair are the perfect hosts, really friendly, and very welcoming. The room was spacious and comfortable with everything we needed for the night... Homemade brownies waiting for us were a really nice touch! Breakfast was delicious - we...

Thank LS1977
Cranfordbraemar, Owner at Cranford Guest House, responded to this review

How lovely! What a super review, thank you so much for taking the time to write one for us :) Glad we have successfully changed your opinion on Guest Houses... ;) We would love to have you back to stay again, it's not too far for you to escape for the night..! Best wishes, Sarah and Al

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A deservedly popular guest house in Braemar, providing a home from home experience, in the heart of the stunning Cairngorms National Park.Contemporary ensuite bedrooms and a range of wholesome and healthy breakfast options await you. Alastair is a keen mountaineer, always happy to advise on the local area and Sarah is a great homebaker. The dream ticket! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Cranford Guest House

Address: 15 Glenshee Road, Braemar AB35 5YQ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Aberdeenshire > Braemar
Price Range: ₹ 5,874 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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Cranford Guest House Braemar, Scotland
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“North facing rooms have great views over the hills.”
 of 5 bubbles jimibob, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“One 'executive' ground floor room, and four others on first floor (all en-suite).”
 of 5 bubbles BobAnne2016, 26 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a front of house room for views of the mountains”
 of 5 bubbles frankw242, 18 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Lovely home baked rock cakes.”
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“All the rooms seemed to be fine”
 of 5 bubbles janetwL6316TT, 31 Mar 2016 | Read review
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