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“well worth a stay”
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Ben Craig House
Ranked #318 of 396 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Reviewed 25 February 2012

we arrived early before our scheduled book in time and the staff were away from the property having staff training.
I telephoned to see if there was any chance we could leave our luggage and book in later.The owner said if we could hang on 10min he would be there.
he then allowed us in early and gave us the key to our room and advice about local transport etc.our room was excellent and so was the breakfast and the staff who served it.
the room was maintained daily.

  • Stayed: February 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 13 February 2012

Very dissapointed, they false advertise that breakfast is included, but once we arrived there, the manager told us in a very rude way that the breakfast was not included and we had to pay for it. The room is ok but the bed is incredibly uncomfortable. Location is really bad. There a lot more better options in Edinburgh than this one.

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Reviewed 10 February 2012

we stayed here overnight on a room - only deal. the room on the first floor was warn, spacious and very clean. bed was comfortable and although the decor was not to my taste I really liked the house itself whaich retains many original features. the information folder gave lots of suggestions for takeaways and places to eat although we jumped on a bus - bus stop is just across the road and went into the city centre for a meal. I will certainly stay here again.

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Reviewed 31 January 2012

Had an overnight stay in Ben Craig House and had a fab time was alate booking and got it through late rooms.com well worth the money we had paid for it, the House is walking distance into Edinburgh Princess Street, we arrived late afternoon an they let us stay on an extra hour the next morning with complimentary Teas/Coffees and muffins.
Room was clean and so was the bathroom.

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  • Stayed: January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 8 January 2012

We stayed here for two nights and thought it was great. We wanted something that was affordable, which did mean staying outside the city centre, but with a bus stop across the road and regular buses directly in to town, this didn't prevent us making the most of what Edinburgh had to offer. Our host was friendly and helpful, and off-street parking was provided for no charge. The room was clean and well-heated, with tea and coffee facilities provided.

Stayed: April 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Ben Craig House

Address: 3 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5PG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking
Hotel Style:
Ranked #318 of 396 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Hotel Class:3 star — Ben Craig House 3*
Number of rooms: 9
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Ben Craig Guest House provides you with the best of Bed and Breakfast in the heart of Scotland's capital city, Edinburgh. We deliver only the highest standards and warmest welcome to all of our customers, making them feel at home in our Victorian building which is fully fitted with original period décor and quality soft furnishings.Our convenient position in the south side of the city means that you are within reasonable walking distance of many of Edinburgh's top tourist attractions, including the historic Old Town, the Scottish Parliament Buildings, Holyrood Palace, various galleries and Edinburgh Castle. Ben Craig Guest House also offers you secure car parking at the front and rear of the house, free on street parking, and the easy option of public transport, allowing you to leave your car and enjoy a stress free day in the capital. You will also benefit from the extensive variety of restaurants, shops and bars situated nearby ... more   less 
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Ben Craig House Edinburgh, Scotland

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