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29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Ranked #31 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have stayed in many places thoughout Europe and have had good experiences. Alba House, however, tops them all for gracious, warm hospitality. Jim does the cooking (perfect poached eggs) and Cath handles the everyday running of the household with cheerful equanimity. No request is denied, and we had some very particular ones. Everything about the house, from its gardens... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at the Alba for 2 nights 11th/12th August 2014. Would recommend it and agree with the previous reviews. Very good facilities which made for a pleasant and comfortable stay and the staff were excellent.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Everything about our experience at Alba House was fab. The booking went smoothly. Cath gave us the warmest welcome, and spent time telling us about various sights Edinburgh has to offer, and showing us how to get to them on a map. We were given a business card with the address and contact details of the guest house, as well... More

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very roomy, clean and comfortable accommodation with lovely breakfast. B&B is located in an old 1860s well maintained building with lovely gardens. Cath was a very helpful hostess. Ideally located with short bus ride to the Royal Mile.

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Boston MA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

What more can I say? The house and "Cath" is as described in the wonderful reviews I read before I left. This worked out very well; the bus stop is just a few doors away. Our room and bathroom were perfect, and Cath was friendly and kind.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Had a wonderful stay at Alba House. It has a lovely hostess who is knowledgable about Edingburgh sites and surrounding area. Rooms are beautifully appointed and the breakfast one of the best we have had. Location is just a few miles from the city centre and buses run frequently, so no need to use your car. We would highly recommend... More

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Bloomington, IN
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Alba House is a beautifully appointed B&B with outstanding service that includes a home cooked breakfast that is second-to-none anywhere in the UK! It's location is convenient by express bus to Edinburgh city centre -- a 10 minute ride. Alba House is a place visitors can truly call home.

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

Lovely bed and breakfast, owners very nice! The house itself is stunning. We had a very pleasant stay with lovely breakfast. The rooms are very clean and bright and fresh and harmonious. Highly recommend!

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Turku, Finland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Alba House is located very handy not far from city centre along many bus routes. The atmosphere of the place is extremely lovely and friendly. The service is real and comes from heart. The breakfast is good value .

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Luxembourg City, Luxembourg
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

Room was quite and big for Scotish standards, Bathroom very clean and owner is very friendly and helpful Got right away detailed information how to use public transport and information on ticket tarifs would definitely recommend it :)

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Address: 29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Alba House is a beautiful detached listed Victorian Villa, situated in the Craigmillar Park Conservation area of Edinburgh. We offer comfortable, great value bed and breakfast. Alba House is a ten minute bus ride south of city centre and close to Edinburgh University and Einburgh Royal Infirmary. ... more   less 
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