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Ben Cruachan Guest House

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A Victorian Town House in the heart of Edinburgh. A 4 bedroomed Guest House close to major visitor attractions. Individually designed bedrooms and a freshly prepared Scottish breakfast served in a beautiful dining room.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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95Great for walkers
Grade: 95 out of 100
61Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
12Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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After a 5 hour drive to Edinburgh we arrived at Ben Cruachan and what a pleasant arrival we had. We were greeted by Jackie who showed us straight to our room, asking how our journey had been and what we had planned for the evening, she filled us in about filling out our
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Response from jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House
Responded 3 days ago
Wow ! Thank you ... for such an amazing review. I am so pleased you enjoyed your stay at Ben C ... going above and beyond to make our guests feel comfortable and spoiled is what Ben C is all about ... a city break with a little pampering and luxury thrown in ! Your comments make myself and the team happy to know its appreciated. So glad you enjoyed your first visit to Scotland (I love it too !) and hope it will not be your last. Haste ye back ... my best wishes to you both, Jackie x x
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We stayed for 2 nights in early February, it was my partners birthday and we booked extremely late for a short break. I rang late at night to confirm my booking and Jackie was very pleasant, booked us in with no hassle and checked our approximate ETA. On arrival, we received a
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Response from jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Nick ... thank you for this great review !! So pleased you and Debby enjoyed your stay here at Ben C and you embraced Edinburgh so heartily ...its a great city. We girls love our birthday treats and so I'm glad you enjoyed the champers ! Was lovely to meet you both and really enjoyed the breakfast chats. look forward to seeing you next time. Best wishes Jackie x x
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my wife and I stayed here on the 4/1/19 we were shown to our room and right away I knew this was a first class place to stay it was spotless the bed was massive and comfortable breakfast top notch.the guest house is situated near the theatre and loads of places to eat. also a 10
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Response from jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House
Responded 2 weeks ago
Thanks Tom for taking the time to review Ben C with this 'top notch' comment. I am pleased you enjoyed your stay here and had such a good time in Edinburgh. Best wishes, Jackie x
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This is now my second time staying here. Each year I go to Edinburgh to visit the Christmas markets and we have stayed here. Again this year the place was 5 star and Jackie was great as always with us. On arrival Jackie greeted us with a great welcome our room was ready early
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Response from jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House
Responded 11 Dec 2018
Thank you for reviewing Ben C ! So pleased you enjoyed your stay here as its always a pleasure to have you both ... you are great guests ! Have a great time over the festive season, all the best for 2019 and looking forward to seeing you then !! Jackie x x
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Myself and my husband visited here on 7/8th December for a Groupon deal. The guest house is situated roughly halfway down Leith Walk, on MacDonald Road. So it was a wee bit quieter but near to the city centre. We were welcomed by Jackie the owner and she was so friendly,
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Response from jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House
Responded 10 Dec 2018
Thank you Senga for this fabulous review. It was such a pleasure to meet you both and so pleased you enjoyed your stay here. Best wishes and hope you both have a fabulous festive season, Jackie x x
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Hi Fraser We have no parking at the guest house as it is in the city but my guests usually find parking in one of the small streets opposite. There is a parking area that is £4 per day. Also from Friday 6.30 pm until 8.30 am Monday all permit parking bays are free and open to visitors. Hope this helps. Jackie
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yes we are open 30th March
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Hi there... yes I have a large double room overlooking the garden with a king size bed and I can put another single bed in there. The room has a large en suite shower room with double sinks.
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"we had room 2 which is at the rear of the property so seemed quiet"
"Rooms 1, 2 and 5 are on the ground floor. Room 3 is downstairs has the best access to the breakfast room and the garden."
"Main floor with window to the garden"
"Room 3 is lovely"
"we stayed in room 3 it was quite and the bathroom was excellent"
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Ben Cruachan
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