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McCraes's B&B

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This is now our Edinburgh home away from home. Everything about McRae's was exactly what we needed. Room was huge with very comfortable beds. Large bathroom and shower. Breakfast was perfect and John was a great host. McRae's is in an excellent location no more than 15 minutes to any of the main sites. I highly recommend this. I have...

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John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thanks for a great review Ryan - "home from home" is what we aim for. I hope you found that perfect pint of Guinness in Dublin. John

Reviewed 23 August 2016

This is a delightful four room B&B in an excellent, quiet location about a ten minute walk to the center (and a bit farther to the old town). The host, John, was very responsive in communication and lives downstairs, so is present and responsive at the property. The rooms--we got to see them all--are modern and updated. We had a...

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Reviewed 31 July 2016

Really comfortable and quiet room - we stayed two nights a couple of days ago - in a great part of the city. City centre a short stroll. Very good value for money and a well equipped room, including six foot bed - I slept so well!! Excellent porridge for breakfast. Thank you John, especially for your help with parking...

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John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thank you so much for you nice review Rachel. It was a pleasure having you stay with us. Low-maintenance guests are always particularly welcome ;) John

Reviewed 28 July 2016

The B&B in very close to the centre of Edinburgh. but is in a very quiet road. The room is very big and very clean. I really love the idea of an eco friendly B&B. John, the host, is extremely kind and helpful.

Thank Mara P
Reviewed 18 July 2016

This was a wonderful B&B to stay. The owner John is very attentive to everything, plus they are very Eco-friendly and serve great breakfasts if you wish. Highly recommend the beautiful row house, they have thought of everything you might need.

Thank Abyhiker
John W, Owner at McCraes's B&B, responded to this review

Thank you very much for the kind review Barbara. It was a pleasure having you and your daughter stay and I'm pleased our Eco-friendly approach was appreciated. We'll see you next time. John

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I stayed here recently with a friend and her teenaged daughter. John, the host, couldn't have been kinder or more helpful, accommodating all our requests cheerfully and even helping me figure out our travel for the next leg of our journey on his computer. The location is an easy fifteen-minute walk to the city center, although there are also plenty...

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Uckfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 June 2016

McCrae's B&B is superbly located and the City Centre is within walking distance. Our large period room had a king-sized double bed with a superb mattress which ensured a really good night's sleep. As a host, John was very attentive, polite and flexible to our needs (changing twin beds to a king). Breakfast was taken in a lovely light room...

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Province of Trento, Italy
Reviewed 16 June 2016

The building is not so far from the center in a quiet location. The room is very nice and it has everything you need; the related bathroom is big, clean and comfortable. You can have a great and very good continental breakfast in a cute dedicated room. John is a very kind and sociable host, he can provide for each...

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Hennef, Germany
Reviewed 27 May 2016 via mobile

What a delightful B&B! We had a very nice room which was light, roomy, clean and quiet. The breakfast was very good. John took good care of us and was a very friendly and helpful host. We would definitely come here again and probably will. Tea and coffee available in the rooms and John's home baking was a treat. Good...

Thank Hedderley
Reviewed 21 May 2016

Room was everything I expected: clean, quiet and spacious. Got lots of good recommendations for close by restaurants and places to see from the staff. Local ingredients included in breakfast. Pleasant neighborhood. I was able to walk back and forth to downtown.

Thank Susan D

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
McCrae's Bed and Breakfast is a family-run eco-friendly, organic guest house, conveniently located in Edinburgh's historic New Town, only a 10 minute walk to the City Centre. We offer our guests affordable, high-quality accommodation that quite literally doesn't cost the earth as we strive to make a minimal impact on our environment and will help reduce your carbon-footprint while enjoying our wonderful city. We are a recently renovated, traditional Edinburgh main door apartment in a block that is over 130 years old and many period features, such as ornate cornicing, have been retained; the decor is a tasteful mix of old and new. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McCraes's B&B

Address: 44 East Claremont Street, Edinburgh EH7 4JR, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $119 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — McCraes's B&B 2.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Talk to John who runs Mc Craes and he will advise you. Our room was perfect for us.”
 of 5 bubbles 765antheam, 26 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms 2 and 3 are at the back of the house and are quieter overall, although all rooms are very quiet due to the off-the-main-road location.”
 of 5 bubbles rebelmezzo, 8 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Rooms are located on ground floor”
 of 5 bubbles bobtuxford, 27 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Large double room was lovely and actually had room to sleep 3 people.”
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