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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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    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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Luhansk, Ukraine
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed in Alba Hills with a cousin for 4 nights. The place is like a home with very friendly staff that makes you filling at home and very welcomed. Just wonderful breakfast. Everybody was very supportive and reactive.

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Ipswich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely helpful couldn't do enough for us. I think I had directions for the whole of Scotland. On the bus route to princes street so very handy. Sainsburys is a 5 min walk. Breakfast was lovely choice of Scottish breakfast ,scrambled egg on toast all the cerals you could want and the usual fruits and yogurts and fresh rolld

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

Thank you so much for your review. We are delighted we managed to feel you welcomed and comfortable during your stay in Edinburgh and to help you to get around. It is really important for us to know our guests have good and plenty choice for breakfast so we are really happy you found our offer adequate. We look forward... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were delighted with our stay - the room was very clean and spacious, there was free parking right in front of the property and the location was ideally placed next to a bus stop to take a ride into town (which is about 10 minutes on the ubiquitous buses going past the Alba Hills Guest House. The place is... More

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

Thank you so much for your review and all the kind comments. We always try to help and make the stay of all our guests comfortable and enjoyable and knowing that we managed that is the best reward to all the effort. We hope we will have the opportunity to welcome you and your wife again soon in Edinburgh and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Stayed for 3 nights during the Fringe and it was the perfect place for easy access to the centre of Edinburgh. The rooms were really clean and spacious and the feature ceilings were a delight. Breakfast was delicious and served until 10am which was ideal having had late nights. The staff were lovely and very helpful. Would definitely stay here... More

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

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are really glad you enjoyed your stay with us and the Fringe, we hope to have the opportunity of welcome you again soon and we will try to make your stay enjoyable and comfortable again. More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a wonderful stay in this very comfortable and friendly guest house. Fantastic bus links into town - never more than a couple of minutes wait. The food was excellent and really good vegetarian options. I will be coming again.

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

We are already looking forward to welcome you again at Alba Hills and we are glad that you enjoyed your recent stay and appreciated our facilities. From all the team at the Guest House, thank you very much for your kind comments. More

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

Excellent B&B just 10 minutes with bus from city centre. Really clean, plenty of space in the family room on the first floor, just above the dinning area. The room has it owns bathroom, small but does the job. All in all very satisfied, will definitely consider on our next trip to Edinburgh!

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

Thank you very much for your review and kind comments about your short stay at Alba Hills, it was lovely to have your and your family and we will be delighted to welcome you again for a longer stay in the future. More

warrington,cheshire
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17 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a 30 minute walk, or 5 minute bus ride (bus stop across the road) into Edinburgh city centre The rooms are good with internet access. Wide selection of choice for breakfast which was very good. Very friendly, with Itziar and her staff being more than helpful. Great B & B, and will definitely come her again next time I... More

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

Dear Kennyg345 we are really glad you found your stay at Alba Hills comfortable and enjoyable and we all thank you for your review and kind comments. We also enjoyed your stay with us and we hope we will have the opportunity to see you both again soon. More

Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at Alba Hills. Being on some main bus routes into the city made travel to and fro very easy especially with the handy note they gave about which buses to catch. Great location at the East end of the city. Staff very eager to help in every way.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay at our house. We are delighted you enjoyed your time at our house and in Edinburgh and we hope we will have the opportunity to have you at Alba Hills again in the future. From all of us thank you for your comments. More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed from 05-12 August 2014. We were really impressed by the friendliness and courtesy, of the staff, especially Itziar Velasco, the Spanish manager, and the Palestine student. They go out of their way to ensure that the guests enjoy their holiday, giving useful information, useful money-saving tips, and tour booking service. The breakfast is plentiful and varied, by far... More

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

Thank you so much to both of you for your lovely review and all the tips and information for future guests. We are glad you enjoyed your stay with us and we all are missing the conversations at breakfast time and your kindness. We will be delighted to have the opportunity to welcome you at Alba Hills again in the... More

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

We have stayed here for the last four years, and every time Itziar and her staff are very welcoming and helpful. Nothing is too much trouble. The rooms are beautifully clean, a wide selection on offer at breakfast including smoked salmon and the location means easy access into town but without the noise of the city centre. It's become a... More

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

It is always a pleasure to receive you and your family in Edinburgh as has become a tradition as well for all Alba Hills team, August and the Fringe without your presence will not be the same and we are looking forward to the new additions to the group in the coming years. From all of us at Alba Hills... 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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