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Manchester
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.

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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...

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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.

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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.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 July 2014

Had a wonderful stay at Alba House. It has a lovely hostess who is knowledgable about Edingburgh sites and surrounding area. Rooms are beautifully appointed and the breakfast one of the best we have had. Location is just a few miles from the city centre and buses run frequently, so no need to use your car. We would highly recommend...

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Bloomington, IN
Reviewed 25 June 2014

Alba House is a beautifully appointed B&B with outstanding service that includes a home cooked breakfast that is second-to-none anywhere in the UK! It's location is convenient by express bus to Edinburgh city centre -- a 10 minute ride. Alba House is a place visitors can truly call home.

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Thank SteveRaymer
St. Albans, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 June 2014

Lovely bed and breakfast, owners very nice! The house itself is stunning. We had a very pleasant stay with lovely breakfast. The rooms are very clean and bright and fresh and harmonious. Highly recommend!

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Thank ElStar21
Turku, Finland
Reviewed 21 June 2014

Alba House is located very handy not far from city centre along many bus routes. The atmosphere of the place is extremely lovely and friendly. The service is real and comes from heart. The breakfast is good value .

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Thank Salla U
Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
Reviewed 18 June 2014

Room was quite and big for Scotish standards, Bathroom very clean and owner is very friendly and helpful Got right away detailed information how to use public transport and information on ticket tarifs would definitely recommend it :)

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Thank Manuel C
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2014

I expended a lovely weekend in this fantastic house ..the service is the best you can find..the owner are simple geat.Is a small claen and romantic B&B close to everything.The breakfast is something that you cannot miss.the pastry the tipical scotish braekfast and how the treat you...I hardly recomend this place..and i am sure i will back

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
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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: $130 - $262 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“All our rooms were spot on”
 of 5 bubbles Raggy0001, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any room you have here will be excellent!!”
 of 5 bubbles 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....”
 of 5 bubbles chuckr658, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would think it best to ask the bed and breakfast first if you have special requirements”
 of 5 bubbles ScotlandNomad, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No tips...Cath does a superb job!”
 of 5 bubbles michaelcP9027FR, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
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