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Alba Hills Guest House

33 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland (South Side)
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Devon
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here for 4 nights during the Edinburgh Festival. It's a great guest-house. I stayed in a single room on first floor - at the back which was en-suite . It was very quiet - no noise even with the window open. The only noise was from someone returning at 4 am one morning, from a night out and... More

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25 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We sure liked our bed and breakfast in Edinburgh. The person in charge is an engineering student at the University of Edinburgh. He is always available and always tries to make us cheerful and relaxed. He took our suitcases to our room and made sure we had everything we needed. He gave great recommendations where to eat and what to... More

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albahills, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review and for your kind and positive comments. We are delighted you enjoyed your stay and our hospitality and we manage to help you to enjoy your time in Edinburgh with advice and good tips. We hope you will come back soon to Edinburgh and we will have the... More

Gangelt, Germany
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stated from 31.07 until 02.08. We were a family if 4 and everything was perfect!!! Extremely clean, the room was big enough for 4 and only 25 minutes from downtown. A lot of buses can also give you a ride from this place. The breakfast is really good too. Owners are really nice and for sure, I will go... More

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ItziarVelasco, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments; we are delighted you and your family enjoyed your stay in Edinburgh and we all at Alba Hills managed to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable. We hope next time you visit Edinburgh we will have the opportunity to offer our hospitality again, hopefully for a longer stay. More

Brisbane, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A good location for getting into town by either walking or bus. Good size rooms and ours had an ensuite. Good hearty breakfasts to set you up for the day. Off road parking but suggest get there early to get a spot. The Spanish lady, Itzier really made us feel welcome and gave us a lot of useful tips. She... More

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ItziarVelasco, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for all the positive and kind comments, we are all really glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We are all missing the conversations about Scotland and Edinburgh during breakfast and looking forward to your visit next year and we hope you enjoyed the last part of your trip in the UK. From... More

Biel, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

very warm and friendly peole, easy to get to the centre of edinburgh by walk or bus. a very good breakfast of many choices. in all questions we found help. When I will come back back to Edinburgh it's a guesthouse I will come back to for my stay

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Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. It was lovely to have the opportunity to offer our hospitality to you both times and we are really glad we contributed to make your time in Edinburgh and in the UK comfortable and welcoming. We will be delighted to open our doors to you once again in... More

Warsaw, Poland
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it is well located, within a 15-20 minute walk distance from the centre, very near bus stops; small but very clean and nice (new) en suite bathrooms, great service, good breakfast - a nice choice up to smb's liking, all the necessary information available in welcome packege in the rooms, free wi-fi works well, every day supply of tea, coffee... More

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albahills, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

We are all delighted with your review and to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, our rooms, the breakfast, the views and Edinburgh. For all of us at Alba Hills it is really rewarding and very much appreciated. We hope to have the opportunity to welcome you again in the near future at Edinburgh and our House. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

very warm and friendly peole, easy to get to the centre of edinburgh by walk or bus. a very good breakfast of many choices. in all questions we found help and good tips to have bice days there. even the weather was good.

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Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your stay at Alba Hills Guest House and for your positive comments. We are delighted you enjoyed our facilities and we managed to help you with tips and advice to have a pleasant time in Edinburgh. We hope to have the opportunity of your visit again in... More

Mirano, Italy
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The guest house is very pleasant. Service is great, everyone is very friendly, polite and respecful. The house is very old fashion but in a good way, it is like experiencing edinburgh 100 years ago but with the rooms and carpet being perfectly clean and nothing is worn out. The breakfast is varied, I appreciated the variety of breads, cheeses... More

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Thank you very much for your kind and detailed review, it is very much appreciated by all the Alba Hills Guest House team and I am sure by future guests looking for tips on how to move around Edinburgh. We are really glad that you enjoyed your stay with us and will be delighted to have the opportunity of seeing... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well located guesthouse convenient for the city. Reasonably priced, clean and had all the amenities - wifi, TV, tea and coffee making facilities, en suite bathrooms and pleasant views from the windows. The lady who met us was lovely, kind welcoming and helpful. She assisted us with carrying luggage to the rooms and nothing was too much trouble. The breakfast... More

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albahills, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and positive comments. We are really glad to know you enjoyed your stay with us and our hospitality. To know that we manage to create a friendly, welcoming and clean ambiance and facilities for our guests means a lot to all the Alba Hills Guest House. From all the team at Alba Hills... More

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10 reviews 10 reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in a 3 bed room as my daughter was running the marathon ,and only one night stay was necessary . The manageress was very accommodating , and we were grateful for her advice and helpfulness. Good breakfasts and within walking distance of the city centre.

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ItziarVelasco, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to send us your feedback and for your kind comments. We are really glad we managed to make your stay comfortable and enjoyable and we were really happy to find out the success of your daughter on finishing the marathon in such a good time. We hope we will have the opportunity... More

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Address: 33 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > South Side
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Alba Hills Guest House is an elegant Victorian house with many original features, we are a family run Guest House offering friendly and welcoming hospitality, clean and comfortable rooms, and succulent hot breakfast in the morning. ... more   less 
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