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Alba Hills Guest House

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33 Mayfield Gardens, Edinburgh EH9 2BX, Scotland
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Once again, I had a wonderful stay at this very affordable, comfortable and well-run guest house. I had the pleasure of being back in Edinburgh for 7 nights, in September and would not have dreamt of staying anywhere else. Delicious breakfast, caring, friendly & informative members of staff - who I think of now as friends - comfortable and clean... More 

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albahills, General Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a lovely review. We always aim to try and make our guests as comfortable and happy as possible. we hope to see you again very soon or the next time you are visiting Edinburgh.. Take care Alba hills team More 

Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

I found the hosts and the accommodation to be very good, and I really enjoyed my stay. The breakfast in the morning was good and there was a variety of things to order from the kitchen. Will definetely stay there again, when I come back to Edinburgh.

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albahills, General Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to leave a review. We are all so happy that you enjoyed your stay and say you will come back here to Alba hills. We know we are doing our jobs right when the guests leave happy with everything kindest regards Alba hills team More 

Highland, Utah
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015

I wanted to leave a review because reviews always help me pick my hotel. This was a great place, close to the city center, about a 20 minute walk. The staff was very friendly and helpful. One day we had to leave for a bus tour before breakfast and they made up a little take away breakfast for us before... More 

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albahills, General Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you for your lovely words. our aim is to make sure all our guests get the best service we can give. we do hope that you do get the chance to come back to Edinburgh and we will be very happy to welcome you here at the Alba hills. kindest regards More 

Kamloops, British Columbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Staff at Alba Hills were all very friendly, attentive and helpful. Excellent location on major bus route with stops nearby. Short ride to local attractions and shops. Arrived late our first night and were greeted warmly and given an excellent recommendation for dinner less than a block away. Excellent full Scottish breakfast. Great service. We would not hesitate to stay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We stayed in a triple room for 2 nights to attend the University Open Day. The Guest House location was perfect; close to city centre reached by foot or bus. The room was huge, clean, comfortable and despite the frequent bus services outside, traffic noise was minimal and did not disturb our sleep. Nothing was too much trouble for the... More 

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albahills, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review. We are very happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Our main aim here at the Alba Hills is make our guests feel welcome and comfortable in every way. We hope to welcome you back if you ever return to Edinburgh Best Regards AlbaHills Team More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015

This was the first time I went to Edinburgh and stayed at Alba House for 3 nights. September is a great month to go to Scotland with nice weather and less crowd. The Location Alba Hills is located pretty close to the Edinburgh OId Town (within 2 km). From the Edinburgh Airport you can take the bus to the city... More 

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albahills, Manager at Alba Hills Guest House, responded to this review

Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review about our Guest house. We are happy you enjoyed your stay with us, and hope to welcome you back again we get many guests telling us that the location is perfect and some enjoy the walk into town which is not far at all. best regards Alba hills... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

Everyone tried to make our stay as pleasant as possible. Our room was our refuge after ambitious trips into the city. We liked to walk into the city or onto Arthurs Seat, but a bus stop was also nearly across the street.

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2015

The wifi was incredibly fast, definitely the best one that I experienced in an hotel! The breakfast was also great, I enjoyed the full Scottish one Had a great trip, if I'll ever come back to Edinburgh I'll easly book here again!

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

I came for the Fringe, my first time in Edbinburgh, and couldn't have chosen a better place to stay. The staff was wonderful, prompt, and friendly, taking the time to ask me about my day or my plan for the week, or helping me with directions or recommendations around the city. I felt right at home within a day. The... More 

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Lubeck, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2015

thanks for a perfect time in Edinburgh in your very friendly guesthouse. The family room was spacious, nice and clean with a private bathroom and we enjoyed the breakfast buffet and choice of freshly cooked scottish choices. We received many tips on things to do around the city and a very warm welcome. We are looking forward to our next... More 

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