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Alba House

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 16 October 2014

we arrived at alba house a little late(10pm) but had a fantastic and warm greeting just what you need after a 4 hour drive.we had booked a 2 night stay and was shown to our attic room,which was great and it had a bath,plenty of room and all the things you need for a comfortable stay.we always stop in the...

Thank stuartFarnworth
Reviewed 15 October 2014 via mobile

Made to feel very welcome, very helpful advice about travel around Edinburgh. Room very clean and light. Bus stop right outside with 10min ride to the city centre. Great full Scottish breakfast, nice start to the day.

Thank janm1973
Huddersfield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 September 2014

the place was spotless clean. The hosts were really great. The breakfast was first class. Great attic room. Parking available. 15 mins drive from Edinburgh city. Nice location away from all the hustle bustle. Would recommend to any one. We paid £110 per night including breakfast. Great deal. thank you .

1Thank David L
Echuca, Australia
Reviewed 23 September 2014 via mobile

Alba House is a great place to stay in Edinburgh. The location is easy to find with lots of buses passing to get into town easily, or less than 10 pounds to get a taxi to the centre of town. Cath is a gracious host, full of local knowledge and quick to help with every request. Cath maintains that lovely...

1Thank Rod C
Reviewed 12 September 2014

From the minute we arrived to the minute we left cath msde us Welcome and to feel at home, our room was lovely, clean and well looked after excellent breakfast every morning, we eere given s business card with all hotel contact details and the bus numbers we needed to get to and from town. Cath was always interested in...

1Thank Jeff L
Naples, Florida
Reviewed 25 August 2014

We have stayed in many places thoughout Europe and have had good experiences. Alba House, however, tops them all for gracious, warm hospitality. Jim does the cooking (perfect poached eggs) and Cath handles the everyday running of the household with cheerful equanimity. No request is denied, and we had some very particular ones. Everything about the house, from its gardens...

1Thank Bonnie C
Reviewed 17 August 2014

Stayed at the Alba for 2 nights 11th/12th August 2014. Would recommend it and agree with the previous reviews. Very good facilities which made for a pleasant and comfortable stay and the staff were excellent.

Thank DannyandJanet
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2014

Everything about our experience at Alba House was fab. The booking went smoothly. Cath gave us the warmest welcome, and spent time telling us about various sights Edinburgh has to offer, and showing us how to get to them on a map. We were given a business card with the address and contact details of the guest house, as well...

Thank kirstyboo79
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 29 July 2014 via mobile

Very roomy, clean and comfortable accommodation with lovely breakfast. B&B is located in an old 1860s well maintained building with lovely gardens. Cath was a very helpful hostess. Ideally located with short bus ride to the Royal Mile.

Thank SBandRB
Boston MA
Reviewed 8 July 2014

What more can I say? The house and "Cath" is as described in the wonderful reviews I read before I left. This worked out very well; the bus stop is just a few doors away. Our room and bathroom were perfect, and Cath was friendly and kind.

Thank MaureenBostonMA

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Alba House is a beautiful detached listed Victorian Villa, situated in the Craigmillar Park Conservation area of Edinburgh. We offer comfortable, great value bed and breakfast. Alba House is a ten minute bus ride south of city centre and close to Edinburgh University and Einburgh Royal Infirmary. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Alba House

Address: 29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $150 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Quieter back rooms onto garden !”
chrisgE3392MH, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“A bus outside every 10 minutes is under 2 quid for a day pass or a cab is around 8 quid.Royal Mile is about 10-15 minutes away.”
jaypl3122YT, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“All our rooms were spot on”
Raggy0001, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any room you have here will be excellent!!”
MissouriBlondie_1, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room #2, which while obviously not their premier room, was quite fine for two on the go travelers and very comfortable....”
chuckr658, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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