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“porridge”(15 reviews)
“botanic gardens”(4 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed
Wheelchair access
Free Parking
2 Star Hotel
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All reviewsporridgeorganic breakfastbotanic gardensquiet neighborhoodfelt like homerooms are largeour honeymoonbreakfast roomlong weekenda wonderful staycomfortable bedlocation is greattrain stationpubsfestivalbuses
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My wife and I stayed with John the week of June 9th. Our stay was all we hoped for. Our room was clean and comfortable. The bed was excellent and we slept well each night. Each morning, breakfast was terrific. The food was plentiful and...More

Thank Neil V
Response from John W, Owner at McCraes B&BResponded 1 week ago

Thank you so much for such a great review Neil. You were the perfect guests and I almost felt guilty charging you at the end of your stay. I'm glad you enjoyed it so much and I was sorry to see you go but hopefully...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

John is a great host. The rooms are large and very comfortable. You can sit and relax in the breakfast room and make your self a nice coffee or tea if you want. I loved the breakfast Easy downhill walk back from the downtown area...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

McCraes B&B is located in the quite place in Edimburgh, at around 20 minutes by walk from the old town. Restaurants and pubs are at around 5 minutes by walk from the hotel. The place is really perfect: nice, clean and well-equipped rooms, very quite...More

Thank Hamm14
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

As 3 couples we stayed here in middle of March, it is a great place. John really cares about his guests and does a superb job of taking care of you, no detail left to chance, nothing too much trouble. The location is perfect for...More

Thank Chatz2014
Response from John W, Owner at McCraes B&BResponded 17 April 2018

Thank you Alan. I'm very pleased you and your companions were so happy with us but you hardly require any looking after at all, so my job was quite easy.

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

McCrae’s was an absolute delight. John takes great care in every element of his job, which is all the more commendable given he runs the place practically alone. The location is great, our room was pretty ideal and breakfast was delicious. We ordered the cooked...More

Thank Charlotte N
Response from John W, Owner at McCraes B&BResponded 23 February 2018

Thanks so much for your kind review and constructive feedback Charlotte. It's refreshing to have a guest deal with little things that are not quite right in such a positive manner. I will install some full length mirrors as you are the second guest to...More

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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Wheelchair access
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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US$129 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$129 - US$231 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (9)
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46fleur
9 October 2016|
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Response from John W | Property representative |
We're a 15 minute walk from Waverley, or an inexpensive, short taxi journey.
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74hannibal
3 October 2016|
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Yes, there is a hairdryer in each room.
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Becksmc
15 April 2016|
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Hi. The tram, to its last stop at York place, drops you to within an easy 10 minute walk downhill to the b&b. It takes about 45 mins. Alternatively, the airport express bus gets you to the city centre faster but leaves you... More
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"The garden view room was great. It looked out on the back yard and a courtyard of other apartments, and was..."
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"The tram to the airport stops very close by"
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"Talk to John who runs Mc Craes and he will advise you. Our room was perfect for us."
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"Rooms 2 and 3 are at the back of the house and are quieter overall, although all rooms are very quiet due to..."
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