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Alba Hills Guest House

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3.0 of 5
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33 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
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Ranked #102 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
laura_carosi Viareggio, Italy
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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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Viareggio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at Alba Hills for 5 nights. We were three persons; the room was clean, very confortable and well furnished. The room was excactly as it was described on the web site. The breakfast was tasty. For the last two days, as we had to get up very early, they arranged for us something to eat for our breakfast.... More 

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Scotland, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Property is clean and tidy. The springs in mattress in my room had collapsed. They did replace it for the second night there but was not met by property owner on my return to apologise or offer any form of compensation. Had scrambled eggs and salmon next morning. The salmon smelled and tasted off. By this point I did not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alba Hills is one of the best places I've ever stayed. Guest comfort is clearly a top priority, and they take the time to chat with you to find out what you're interested in doing in Edinburgh, then help you do it! They helped me find a bag I'd left on a tour bus one day, helped me book another... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

Had a lovely stay. Friendly staff, beautiful breakfast, clean and comfortable. Pleasant walk into the centre of Edinburgh or easily accessible by regular buses with bus stop only 50 minutes away.Would definitely recommend

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Slagelse, Denmark
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

We had a wonderful stay at Alba Hills. Everything was just great. Breakfast was very nice, we could order anything we'd like. Beds were great. Staff were very friendly, we had many laughs with the "landlord". It felt like home!

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Saint Andrews, England, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

We stayed in Alba Hills House for three nights. We booked a double room with external bathroom facilities because it was a good deal. The room was nice and clean, with comfortable bed and warm duvet. It also had a TV and a little sink for washing your hands. Also, it had a kettle with tea bags and biscuits. The... More 

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Invergordon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Very friendly and helpful. We were running the marathon and they were happy to change breakfast times to suit our early start. Staff were always around to help or answer any questions, good local knowledge such as buses being altered due to marathon day

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Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

I have just returned from a five night stay at Alba Hills, and it was such a delightful experience that I wish to share it! Two friends were also staying there with me, and all of us enjoyed Bolbol's friendliness and hospitality. My room had everything I needed, although I admit to having longed for a mug to drink out... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We loved this B&B. Great room, good breakfast, wonderful personal service. Very friendly and helpful staff. We were greeted by Bolbol, who helped us with the bus routes and answered general questions. He suggested we eat at Salisbury Arms, a short walk from the B&B, and we were pleasantly surprised.

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