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Alba House

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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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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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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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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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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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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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2014

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 September 23, 2014

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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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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