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29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Ranked #31 of 443 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
David L Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

the place was spotless clean. The hosts were really great. The breakfast was first class. Great attic room. Parking available. 15 mins drive from Edinburgh city. Nice location away from all the hustle bustle. Would recommend to any one. We paid £110 per night including breakfast. Great deal. thank you .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Alba House is a great place to stay in Edinburgh. The location is easy to find with lots of buses passing to get into town easily, or less than 10 pounds to get a taxi to the centre of town. Cath is a gracious host, full of local knowledge and quick to help with every request. Cath maintains that lovely... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

From the minute we arrived to the minute we left cath msde us Welcome and to feel at home, our room was lovely, clean and well looked after excellent breakfast every morning, we eere given s business card with all hotel contact details and the bus numbers we needed to get to and from town. Cath was always interested in... More

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Naples, Florida
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

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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Manchester
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2014

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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24 reviews 24 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2014

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
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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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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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Address: 29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Number of rooms: 10
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