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29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Ranked #51 of 439 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 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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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I planned a trip on my own to go see Scotland for the weekend. I searched (just like you are) and liked the reviews so I booked The Alba House. You have to do the same! Cath is so wonderful and the house is just full of charm. She's really paid attention to every little detail (I notice those things).... More

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the north
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

We stayed here for my husbands 60th birthday for 3 nights. Cath is very welcoming and friendly. We were overlooking the garden which is very pleasant and probably quiter. The bed was really comfy though a bit small (we had 2 singles) Bathroom very modern. All in all we had a really good time. It's a really lovely well looked... More

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leeds
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2013 via mobile

We stayed here with our friends from 5th till 8th December our room was lovely.The breakfast was lovely and Cath the owner was very welcoming and friendly. She gave us lots of useful information about the surrounding area and also about the city centre. The buses stopped outside the hotel every 5 minutes and cost £1.50 or you could walk... More

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Maidstone, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

We stayed at Alba House for 5 nights from 1 December 2013. We based our choice on the excellent reviews and were not disappointed. The house is impressive, comfortable and homely. The location makes for easy access into the city either by the many buses that pass every few minutes or a 35 minute easy walk to the centre. What... More

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Godalming, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

We stayed at Alba House for 4 nights to celebrate our 25th Wedding Anniversary. Cath and her husband Jim couldn't have been more welcoming and accommodating. Our room overlooked the back garden and was lovely and quiet. The room was very clean and the king sized bed particularly comfy! Cath's breakfasts are more than enough to set you up for... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2013

We stayed here in September 2013 for 2 nights. The location was great and the room very clean and comfortable. The breakfast was good and would definitely stay here again. The garden was delightful to sit in for a quiet afternoon drink. Our host Cath was very helpful with where to visit etc. Free parking was also a bonus.

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Milnthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

Recommended by another nearby hotel, I took a gamble and stayed at Alba House for one night on a recent business trip. What a winner! From the exceptionally warm reception I received from host Cath, to the mammoth breakfast I stuffed down prior to leaving, I had one of the most most enjoyable overnight stays in many years. My room... More

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Round Hill, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

We had the privilege of staying for 2 nights in this beautiful home in Edinburgh. Great location and right on the bus line. The host, Cath is wonderfully engaging and made our stay perfect. Lovely dining room with a delicious breakfast. She is from Edinburg so she is in the know of practically everything. Even helped us find an address... More

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Stayed for three nights in August. Lovely house with spotlessly clean spacious rooms and free car parking which is a real bonus in Edinburgh. Perfectly located on bus route into city centre. Great breakfast cooked to order and Cath was the perfect host. Would recommend to anyone.

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2013

lovely place excellent facilities, the owner cath serve a lovely breakfast.about 2 mile from main city centre with easy acess through buses across the road.cathy was always helpful stopped there 19th to 22nd august .

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Also Known As:
Alba House Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Suites
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 439 B&Bs / Inns in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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