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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
Alba Hills Guest House
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Ranked #102 of 440 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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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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Charlottesville, Virginia
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5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing staff an the most friendly service. Definitely recommended. Couldn't have met a nicer people. Great location. Mr Bolbol was so sweet and just cannot do enough for you. Very spacious and comfortable rooms. Honestly could not recommend it high enough.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got much more than I expected from a guest house. Check-in time is flexible. Traveling tip advice was provided. The room is impressively clean with all amenities I needed. The room was cleaned on daily basis. The breakfast was rich, homey and tasty. Bolbol, his family and staff are very helpful and polite. I checked out super early, 5... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I got lost on the way to Alba Hills and had to take a cab. The manager/owner gave me tips on how to navigate the city. I found his tips helpful and I didn't get lost again until I was on the Royal Mile. The B&B is very close to city center. and there are many buses you can take,... More 

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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11 reviews 11 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I had a very nice time on this confort hotel. It is a very typical building from the region, stone house from Edimburgh, and the breakfast is just incredible! People do receive you very well and the location is outstanding, just 10 minutes from center by bus.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I spent 3 nights here in October 2014 after I randomly searched and 7 nights the last week of March 2014 upon my own re-booking request and, I WILL be back for a third stay at The Alba Hills Guest House, Edinburgh, before the year is out. This Guest House is very comfortable, clean, extremely welcoming, most helpful and, to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One can choose this if your trip is all about roaming and exploring the city and crash at night for some sleep,Alba Hills is the best option. Not too far from the major attractions of city (which we figured out after 2days of stay). Most of the attractions are walkable from here. Decent breakfast and other facilities.

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Bogotá, Cundinamarca, Colombia
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The service was very kind, the breakfast is delicious and it's near the city, fifteen minutes from Prince St on bus and they service is all night long. The room was warm, maybe the bed was a little small, but ok. It's not fashion, noy trendy, but comfortable and kind.

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Slough, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This is a nice hotel/guest house which is convenient for central Edinburgh attractions. It is about 1 1/2 miles south of the Royal Mile/Castle area on good bus routes. The hotel is warm and comfortable. The bed comfy and very clean. Breakfast was excellent with plenty of choice. The deal we got through expedia with flights from Gatwick was quite... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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39 reviews 39 reviews
4 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Service - Extremely friendly and helpful. Rooms - The rooms are designed traditionally and will appeal more to older travellers. The key feature is that the walls of the BnB are heavily adorned with nice paintings depicting mainly rural scenes. The rooms are equipped with powerful radiators which counteract the Scottish temperatures. Everything was very well cleaned and the bathroom... 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. We are so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us, That is our aim is to make our guests happy and comfortable while they are with us .we will look forward to welcoming you back if you ever decided to travel to Edinburgh again. Best regards Albahills Team More 

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