Cruachan Guest House

Guest house in Edinburgh, Lothian

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53 Gilmore Place

Cruachan Guest House, Edinburgh

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Situated in the city centre of Edinburgh, the Cruachan Guest House is only minutes from Edinburgh Castle, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), numerous theatres and the renowned Princes Street.

Constructed in 1890, this centrally-located Victorian Villa has bedrooms on all floors. All our bedrooms are gas centrally heated and most have en-suite facilities. The guesthouse is strictly non-smoking and all rooms have a full coffee and tea service and TV, many rooms are also equipped with hairdryers.

A very select breakfast is served in our bright conservatory which offers, apart from a full Scottish breakfast, porridge, local kippers plus a range of home made salmon fish cakes, tattie scones and cheese, onion and potato grills. Edinburgh is one of the world's most distinguished and spectacular cities. Its atmospheric medieval Old Town and majestic Georgian New Town have both been designated World Heritage Sites.

Its Festival attracts visitors in their thousands. In or near its centre it boasts world-class art galleries and museums, the renowned Botanic Gardens and an extensive Zoological Park. It is a treasure trove for shoppers in search of anything from rare books and malt whiskies to bagpipes and full Highland dress.

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