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29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Ranked #39 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

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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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks 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 3 weeks 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 September 11, 2014 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
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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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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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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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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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Address: 29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH 16 5PE, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Number of rooms: 10
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