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Ben Cruachan Guest House

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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 2 days ago NEWvia 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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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Ben Cruachan! We stayed just for one night at the beginning of the year, and it was just the loveliest stay! You really did feel like George and Jackie were so happy to have you there. The room and en-suite were both spotless and incredible comfortable. We could have stayed in...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My Partner Booked Ben Cruachan .. and we Liked it that much we Returned two days later. The Best we've Stayed at. We WILL BE BACK. Bruce Rosalind and Cody. It is Located at the Top End of Leith Walk.. and It is Honestly a stones throw from The Edinburgh Playhouse and Every Type of Entertainment ranging from Food places...

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Stourbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It has been eight years since we last stayed. New owners have now taken over and I must say it did not disappoint. We had taken a couple of our friends with us for their first time in Edinburgh to see in the New Year. We were met on arrival by George who made us feel instantly most welcome. The...

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We spent 3 nights at the Ben Cruachan over Hogmanay. The hosts George and Kim were fab and the breakfasts are wonderful so much choice. The guest house is beautifully furnished and very stylish. The location is quiet but close enough to the town Centre - a 15 min gentle walk. Thank you for making our stay in Edinburgh a...

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Gateshead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Spent a night here and it was lovely. George and Kim are great hosts and the breakfast was absolutely beautiful! The room we stayed in overlooked the garden which had squirrels in, lovely! The guest house is lovely and warm, comfortable bed and pillows too. Shampoo etc are provided which I find a great touch so that you know you...

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St Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent a short break in Edinburgh and could not have selected a better place to stay. The stylish rooms were clean and well equipped. The bed was exceptionally comfortable resulting in one of the best night sleeps we've had in a long time. The breakfast menu had an amazing selection which was cooked to perfection by the hostess, Kim....

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a great stay at this stylish, comfortable Guest House. Would certainly stay there again if only for the fab breakfast! Very good service, nothing too much trouble for the staff. Great location being right on shops and restaurants etc.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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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: RM272 - RM707 (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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“Rooms at the back overlook the garden.”
 of 5 bubbles cmluscom, 29 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Speak to George or Jackie for advice.”
 of 5 bubbles RMcA2190, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The garden room on the ground floor was spacious and had a view over the garden”
 of 5 bubbles L3617BMlaurab, 27 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The rear-facing rooms are quieter and brighter.”
 of 5 bubbles DCEllenH, 25 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask for downstairs by the dining room near the garden”
 of 5 bubbles YANTIB, 21 Sep 2016 | Read review
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