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29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Ranked #37 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston MA
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

I expended a lovely weekend in this fantastic house ..the service is the best you can find..the owner are simple geat.Is a small claen and romantic B&B close to everything.The breakfast is something that you cannot miss.the pastry the tipical scotish braekfast and how the treat you...I hardly recomend this place..and i am sure i will back

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Ajijic, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

We stayed at Alba House for several days while visiting Edinburgh. It is a great location, only a short bus ride from city center. The room was spacious. The bathroom and shower were clean and modern. The bed was very comfortable. The breakfast options were extensive. Cath was very accommodating to our travel needs. She allowed us to leave luggage... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

We stayed from Monday to Thursday, we had never been to Edinburgh before both Cath and her husband gave us loads of information so that we best used our valuable time away.The room was very large and comfortable , beautifully decorated with excellent shower room facilities. The bed was like sleeping on a cloud and being back of the house... More

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

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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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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