Top choice guest house in Crieff
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Georgian architecture meets generous hospitality at this excellent guesthouse at the eastern end of town. The four fabulous rooms all have individual character, and two have sumptuous bathrooms with free-standing tubs. There's a comfy lounge-library, the owner is a Cordon Bleu–trained chef, and thoughtful touches abound.

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This luxury 4-star bed and breakfast has quality, spacious rooms with large en suite bathrooms. Merlindale is an imposing, south-facing stone villa in a quiet area of Crieff. The bedrooms at Merlindale have plenty of space with a seating area and flat-screen TV. Tea, coffee and biscuits are free of charge throughout your stay. The superb en suite bathrooms have free-standing Victorian baths and ultra-modern power showers. Fresh breakfasts made with local ingredients are served in the dining room. Merlindale has a beautiful position in the Grampian foothills, a 75-minute drive from Glasgow and Edinburgh airports. There is a popular French restaurant next door to Merlindale.


  • Daily housekeeping
  • Wifi available in all areas
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Ski storage
  • Cycling
  • Fire extinguishers
  • First aid kit available
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Internet services
  • Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
  • Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
  • Garden
  • Free parking
  • Wifi
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Cashless payment available
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Fishing
  • Canoeing
  • Parking
  • Hiking
  • On-site parking
  • Breakfast takeaway containers
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Horse riding
  • Packed lunches
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • Smoke alarms
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
  • Physical distancing rules followed
  • Skiing


  • Heating
  • Newspapers
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Non-smoking rooms


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Luggage storage
  • Shoeshine
  • Laundry
  • Ironing service


  • Free WiFi available


  • Golf course (within 3 km)


  • Private parking