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Ben Cruachan Guest House

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A wee gem find, thought when I seen the room right at the front door and on the Main Street I was in for a sleepless night , no need to worry slept like a log and didn't hear any outside distractions , the most comfortable hotel bed I have ever slept in 😀 very friendly staff, top notch accommodation...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much Sandra for your lovely comments. It was lovely to meet you and Isabel and your husbands and thank you all for contributing to the fun atmosphere at breakfast. Looking forward to meeting you all again. Jackie

Lincoln, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights. Jackie keeps a spotlessly clean guesthouse, rooms are delightfully furnished and beds very comfortable. The breakfast of all breakfasts. Highly recommend . A very relaxed and welcoming place to stay. nothing is to much bother

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments and so glad you enjoyed your stay here. Look forward to seeing you another time. Best wishes Jackie

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked this B&B after reading the reviews and looking at the pictures advertised. Upon arrival I was shocked by this place, the room I was given was nothing compared to what was advertised. The pictures that are advertised are pictures of only 1 of their rooms. We booked this place thinking we will have a nice experience, IT WAS...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

I repeat exactly what I told you in my sitting room ... How dare you, come into my guest house and threaten me with a bad review on trip advisor if I don't give you a discount on your room. If you wish to give a bad review then do it because I will not be threatened.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you are looking for a personalised, spotless, well situated bed and breakfast this is the place to stay! Me and my partner both mid twenties stayed here 04/02/17, The greeting was exceptional and the cleanliness in heard of! It was spotless, credit to the owners! I have stayed in 5* with no where near this standard. The price was...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Ben for these excellent comments and I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us. It was a pleasure to meet you and Jessica and look forward to welcoming you here again in the future. Best Jackie

Sunderland, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here 3/2/17 and absolutely loved it! Owners very very friendly beautiful rooms and delicious breakfast! It's about 15mins walk from Harvey Nichols or seconds in a taxi. Will definitely try and stay here again next time we are in Edinburgh.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have just returned from spending two nights at Ben Cruachan Guest House with my mum for her birthday. We were greeted at the door by George who took Mum's luggage and lead us down the hall to our room. I was impressed with the decor of the room, and the entire house for that matter, the cleanliness and most...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you Holly for your lovely comments. So glad you and Kim had a good time here and you enjoyed birthday celebrations. Best of luck on your trip to Canada. Jackie

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our hosts, Jackie and George, were very friendly and welcoming. They were very helpful as well, offering recommendations and directions to places to eat dinner and things to do and see in the area. They are in a great location and we walked everywhere we went in Edinburgh. The homemade hot breakfast in the morning was so delicious. We especially...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely comments Shannon, so glad you enjoyed your stay here and we truly appreciate your review. Best wishes. J

Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were having a horrendous time finding somewhere to stay in Edinburgh with the Fringe festival on and apparently, most hostels don´t like underage people and I had my fifteen year old sister with me. Came across Ben Cruachan, they were able to fit us in, no problem! The location is amazing, quiet area but close enough to walk to...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Hi Katie So pleased you enjoyed your stay with us !! It was lovely to meet you all and so enjoyed our chats ! Hope gorgeous baby is well and look forward to your next visit. J x x x

London
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This is a charming and very well appointed establishment, set in a fine Edinburgh townhouse. Our rooms were extremely clean and comfortable; mine had a walk-in shower en suite, and we all enjoyed a free decanter of sherry plus chocolates - a nice and generous touch. Overall the place has a quality, cared-for feel to it. The free wifi seems...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Pleased you had a very comfortable stay with us and thank you for your excellent comments. Best Jackie

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My boyfriend booked one night at Ben Cruachan for you birthday and we absolutely loved it. Not only was the room and entire house beautiful, but our hosts were lovely and so hospitable. Upon arrival we were greeted by the hilarious George who made us feel right at home and invited us into the living room for a chat and...

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jackie h, Owner at Ben Cruachan Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your complimentary review and pleased to hear you had a lovely time with us. I will pass on your comments to the 'hilarious George' . Best wishes Jackie

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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Additional Information about Ben Cruachan Guest House

Address: 17 McDonald Road, Edinburgh EH7 4LX, Scotland (Formerly Ben Cruachan)
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: £50 - £130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
Also Known As:
Ben Cruachan Guest House Hotel Edinburgh
Ben Cruachan Guest House Edinburgh, Scotland
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“Speak with George, tell him what you want and he'll look after you.”
 of 5 bubbles hollyyoung2811, 3 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms at the back overlook the garden.”
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“Speak to George or Jackie for advice.”
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