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Cluaran Guest House
Ranked #138 of 444 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Ashford, United Kingdom
1 review
“Great stay again”
Reviewed 31 May 2014

Our family have stayed at Cluaran for a week every year for the last 8 years and have never been disappointed, the hosts are very friendly and helpful, the cooked breakfast is beautifully done and the location is ideal for the center of Edinburgh (a 15 minute walk over the meadows). It is also near Morningside and lots of lovely restaurants and boutique shops. At the bottom of the hill is a nice canal walk either into or out of the center of Edinburgh which we were unaware of till this year but was a great find.

The rooms are very nicely decorated and the guesthouse feels like being at home, we stay in room 3 which is a lovely large room with a high ceiling and beautiful bay window. My son loves their dog which is a very friendly Lhaso Apso which loves people and is a bred that does not seem to shed hair everywhere.

Highly recommended!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with family
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 27 May 2014

Just had the pleasure of 3 nights at the Cluaran Guest House in Edinburgh. A beautiful, tasteful guest house with lovely hosts, yummy breakfast and the rooms are just a delight at the end of a long day in this beautiful city. Planning on another stay in the future for sure. Highly recommended :)

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Georgia
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Reviewed 19 May 2014

We recently stayed at Cluaran Guest House with my sister & brother-in-law. The hosts were very friendly (but not intrusive in any way) & helpful. Our room was quaint & the bed comfortable. The bathroom also had everything we needed. Breakfast was plentiful. The location was convenient for buses & restaurants. What a delightful place!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Heide, Germany
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Reviewed 16 March 2014

We stayed at Cluaran House for 10 nights and we loved it. It is centrally located in a lovely area and in walking distance to nearly all of the sights and popular places. The house is a charming, colourful and cosy place with art-covered walls. The hosts were very friendly and helpful. We were impressed that on request we weren't only served a full vegetarian breakfast, but the landlady even made sure we got different kinds of sausage substitutes, so we didn't have to eat the same thing for 10 days. That was a very nice gesture and we feel that it sums up quite well the way this guesthouse is run. There were also little sweets at hand with the coffee making facilities and whenever we had eaten them we would find new ones in the evening. The tea cups provided were beautiful. There was also a book shelf in the room with a broad mixture of books and the quilt on the bed was very warm. We would not only recommend this place, but we would also love to come back.

Stayed March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 18 November 2013 via mobile

Just visited Edinburgh for the weekend to see friends and really enjoyed the hospitality and food at this lovely homely run guest house. Nothing too much trouble. Hope to return one day. The little extras in the room were a nice touch. Thanks again

Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Sunset, South Carolina, Usa
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Reviewed 20 October 2013

We recently stayed at the Cluaran for six days. Our stay was a very pleasent experience. Noreen took care of us on our first visit to Edinburgh. The room was very nice. Our onsuite was a little small but we adapted with no problem. Breakfast was wonderful.
The location was not far from central Edinburgh. Bus stop nearby and plenty good restaurants.
Can't miss on this B&B.

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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Reviewed 16 September 2013

Husband and I enjoyed our two nights here with our school aged children. A roll-away bed was added to the spacious room and that worked well as a family room. Everything was very comfortable and clean. Breakfast was generous and the hosts most gracious-- and we loved their little dog. I was a bit concerned about being away from the Royal Mile where we were going to be spending most of our short time in Edinburgh, but it was a lovely walk in good weather and an easy cab ride to where we wanted to go. Definitely recommended.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with family
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Property: Cluaran Guest House
Address: 47 Leamington Terrace | Bruntsfield, Edinburgh EH10 4JS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
Ranked #138 of 444 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Cluaran Guest House 4*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
We are a sophisticated 4-star guesthouse set in a period building dating from the 1860s now fully restored with original period features and our own bespoke interior style. We are located in the famous Bruntsfield Links area of Edinburgh, next to parkland and within close walking distance to the city centre, Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile and Edinburgh International Conference Centre.All our bedrooms are individually decorated in harmonious colours chosen to compliment the original period Victorian fixtures (the house dates from the late 1860s). All rooms are ensuite and have kingsize beds apart from the single which has its own private bathroom and a three quarter Victorian antique bed. In addition, all rooms are individually decorated and have free Wi-fi; flat-screen TVs; i-pod docking stations; alarm clocks; tea/coffee making facilities and an eclectic mini library to browse. Many original features have been restored to something of their former glory e.g. the stunning stained glass panel of our entrance door and sanded original floorboards. Cornices, wooden shutters and much of the original flooring have all been rejuvenated giving a fascinating glimpse into the skilled craftsmanship of the period. Tea and coffee facilities; flat screen TVs; free Wi-Fi; and ipod docking stations are all available.Cluaran House has been the location of 4 film shoots and 1 international fashion shoot. ... more   less 
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