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“b b”(41 reviews)
“city centre”(18 reviews)
“outlander tour”(2 reviews)
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All reviewsb bcity centreoutlander tourbus infofriendly and helpful ownersexcellent scottish breakfastnice furnishingsfront of the housevictorian houseedinburgh stayevery morningguest househigh ceilingsroyal mileoff street parkingexcellent facilitiesa short bus ride
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Reviewed 9 October 2015

I stayed for two nights whilst travelling on business. The room was lovely - exactly as in the picture (with the black and pink feature wallpaper). Very nicely decorated and clean. However the biggest recommendation goes to the landlady Cathy - she couldn't do enough...More

Thank RM_Thornbury
Response from OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba HouseResponded 10 October 2015

Thank you for that lovely review of your stay at Alba House. Sorry about the lack of desk in your room. I should have offered a small folding table which keep for the rooms which do not have a desk. I'll make sure we provide...More

Reviewed 20 September 2015

Can't say enough kind words about this B&B. We arrived on an early morning international flight & we were able to be accommodated with our rooms ready; greatly appreciated being able to refresh after a long flight. Our hostess provided us with lots of tips...More

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Reviewed 22 August 2015

I can't praise Cath and her hotel highly enough. My son and I stayed in Room 9 - an economy twin at the top of the house- after a last minute decision to visit the Fringe Festival for a couple of days and every aspect...More

3  Thank Carol D
Reviewed 21 August 2015

Fantastic! Beautiful, clean and welcoming. Cath was spectacular! What an amazing hostess! She made some new friends with my family. Knowing that we were missing our dog, she brought hers out for a visit with us. Breakfast was great and timely. We met lovely other...More

1  Thank Heather H
Reviewed 29 July 2015

I was flying into Edinburgh with a friend, and since our flight was getting in at 6:45 in the morning, I emailed ahead of time to inquire about early check-in. Got a warm response from Cath welcoming us to come early, that even if our...More

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USD 131 - USD 249 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Response from Johnathan Atwal... P | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I am unsure. There was a laundry mat up the street, not an easy walk. However the owners are beyond nice and helpful, so if they themselves do not provide that service the owner will more than be able to tell... More
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