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Alba House

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29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

My boyfriend and I have just returned from a lovely weekend staying in Alba House. When we arrived we were warmly greeted and shown to our room. We were pleasantly surprised by the room. It was beautiful and very spacious. Breakfast was good, we enjoyed the selection of cold and hot items. Alba House is very conveniently located. The bus... More 

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Ilkley,West Yorkshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015

We stayed here in Room 6 ( 1st Flr) in mid Feb for the Scotland v Wales 6 nations rugby international. The Room was fantastic, well it was more like a suite with double aspect at the front of the house. Only met Cath who was a brilliant host, a mind of local information and couldn't help us enough. The... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

My father and I were doing work from Darlington up to Falkirk, with a lot of it all along the A1 run. I had set off from Cambridge at 4am that day. Edinburgh was a stopping place for a job, but also we had to stay there overnight. Alba House was perfect. We were in the economy room at the... More 

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

Alba House was one of the highlights of our stay in Edinburgh. Cath and her family (husband Jim, daughter Rachel) did everything they could to make our stay a pleasant experience. The room (we stayed in room with the bay window facing the street) was comfortable and large. Windows on two sides of the room gave excellent air flow and... More 

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Grande Prairie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

We recently spent 5 nights at Alba House. As mentioned by others we received a very warm welcome by Cath. She is a gracious kind host, very knowledgeable about Edinburgh and area, always available to answer questions and make suggestions. Alba House is beautifully appointed. Our room was lovely, very bright,spacious and clean. Breakfasts were very good and provided options.... More 

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Great Torrington, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

We stayed in this lovely guest house from the 12th October to the 18th October 2014. A wonderful welcome when we arrived and our bedroom was lovely and spacious, a great house to come back to and relax after a days sight seeing. We slept really well in a good comfortable bed and in the morning we were greeted by... More 

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Grants Pass, Oregon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here in October, and were treated wonderfully. Excellent room with wifi, and even better breakfast. Our room was on the street, but we slept fine. We are walkers, so the walk to the Royal Mile was not a problem for us, but if you are not no worries as the city bus will pick you up very close. Also... More 

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

First stop on our tour of Scotland and it did not disappoint. The owners are friendly, welcoming and offer good advice on travel into the city centre. The venue is stunning and well maintained. Our room was well presented, clean and well equipped. I highly recommend the full Scottish breakfast, well cooked and sets you up for the day ahead.... More 

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farnworth
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

we arrived at alba house a little late(10pm) but had a fantastic and warm greeting just what you need after a 4 hour drive.we had booked a 2 night stay and was shown to our attic room,which was great and it had a bath,plenty of room and all the things you need for a comfortable stay.we always stop in the... More 

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14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Made to feel very welcome, very helpful advice about travel around Edinburgh. Room very clean and light. Bus stop right outside with 10min ride to the city centre. Great full Scottish breakfast, nice start to the day.

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