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Alba Hills Guest House

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33 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
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Ranked #101 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I came for the Fringe, my first time in Edbinburgh, and couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The staff was wonderful, prompt, and friendly, taking the time to ask me about my day or my plan for the week, or helping me with directions or recommendations around the city. I felt right at home within a day. The... More 

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Lubeck, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

thanks for a perfect time in Edinburgh in your very friendly guesthouse. The family room was spacious, nice and clean with a private bathroom and we enjoyed the breakfast buffet and choice of freshly cooked scottish choices. We received many tips on things to do around the city and a very warm welcome. We are looking forward to our next... More 

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our fifth stay at Alba Hills. We were a little concerned when we knew the manager we had come to know had left, but we needn't have worried. The staff were very helpful and keen to ensure our stay was as comfortable as possible. It is well placed, being on a bus route and a straightforward walk into... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a friendly welcome, the single ensuite room was clean & had all the amenities I needed. Quiet location. Ok breakfast - not keen on turkey bacon though and it took quite a while. I would stay here again happily though as all I needed was a place to sleep within half hour walk of Edinburgh city centre. (a... More 

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Nuneaton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Our room was airy and the ceiling was just lovely. Staff were so friendly and went out of their way to help. On arrival we were given maps and orientated; the hotel had printed a doe gal map showing the location and listing local buses which was so helpful as quite a number of buses pass the hotel. Great location.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Love Victorian home in a nice neighborhood. Very quiet and very clean. The staff was extremely helpful and friendly. My single room was small, but with high ceilings and lots of light. The view from my window was of the back garden and Arthur's Seat. It is less than 2 miles from the city center, an easy walk, but also... More 

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Giessen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

They could excellent manage our very late arrival (1am) and the service in all was sehr kind. We enjoyed to stay there. The room and bath were clean and cleaned up the room every day. The cold buffet was nice and the warm buffet was excellent. The location was also very good. Using busses we could echieve the main attractions... More 

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Bendigo
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Exceptional service, one of the best, professional check ins that we have had. Very welcoming and caring of our experience. Felt our host was very genuine in ensuring we enjoyed our time. Venue is central and an easy walk to the town centre.

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Pittsford, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the perfect guest house for my stay attending a lacrosse tournament at the university. The location was excellent, near the university and easy access to downtown by bus. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Breakfast was excellent! The room was clean and well appointed. I highly recommend this guest house and hope to return in the future!

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Viareggio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

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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