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Northville, Michigan
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First night in Scotland. Owner was very helpful with directions and suggestions. Room was spacious and very clean. Breakfast was very welcoming and a great selections. Would highly recommend. Right on the bus route! Just don't take the bus in the wrong direction.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

No on can help the weather, but that didn't stop me from having a great time. My wife surprised me for my birthday with a trip to Edinburgh. When we arrived the area was beautiful. Cath couldn't have been more welcoming. We were shown how to get into town by bus, with all the bus numbers there and back. We... More 

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OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for that lovely review. I'm so pleased you enjoyed your stay with us - as you say, we cannot control the weather, however, good to know that it didn't spoil your birthday treat. Came back soon. Cath More 

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43 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of the best b and b's we have ever stayed at. Incredible breakfast and the owners knew just about every where and everything. Went out of their way to help us find last minute accommodations in our return from the north. Allowed us to leave bags in the hotel even though we were early. Cannot say enough great things... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Clean rooms, good beds, wonderful breakfasts (kept us going all day!) and always time for a nice chat and lots of information about the city and how to get around. We had a great time in Edinburgh and Alba House was the perfect place to stay:).

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OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for that very positive review of your stay with us at Alba House. It was great that you managed to pack so much into your few days in Scotland. As you pointed out, it was a first taste of what could be a return visit. We look forward to your next trip. Cath More 

Thunder Bay Canada
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28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

Alba House is 10 min via any one of 7 buses ( 1.60 ) to the city centre. Our host was amazing helping us understand the city and finding what we needed. Breakfasts held us over till mid afternoon. Rooms are nicely appointed and in tip top shape. They have pride in their home and in the work that they... More 

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OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for that fabulous review. I'm sure other travelers will find it helpful. It was lovely to meet you and chat about your part of the world - without doubt the best aspect of bed and breakfast is learning abut places we have yet to visit! We look forward to your next trip to Alba House. Cath More 

Fort Collins, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

My family of four stayed here for three nights in June 2016. Our room was luxurious with lovely decor & fantastic bath. Our girls' room was a charming room on the top floor with skylight windows. Cath was so welcoming and a fount of knowledge about buses, local sites, and such. She also spent time in the mornings chatting about... More 

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OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for such a lovely review! I am so pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us at Alba House. It was delightful to meet you all and hear about your fabulous trip at breakfast each morning. I think breakfast time is the best part of the day,a chance to get to know each guest, if only for a... More 

Surrey, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

We spent a long weekend here and we really enjoyed. The location is ideal; lots of buses to reach the city centre. The place is wonderful, very nice decorations. Our room was very spacious, windows facing nice garden and bathroom completely new. High standard in terms of cleanness as well. Generous breakfast and very good quality. The host is very... More 

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OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Alba House. It was a pleasure to meet you and share in your very special week end. We look forward to your next visit. Cath More 

County Durham, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2016

Cath and Jim were wonderful hosts, helped us with the bus routes and maps. Gorgeous room, beautiful decor. Choice for breakfast was fabulous, everything from continental, home baking, fruit to full Scottish! Would highly recommend and will definitely visit in the future.

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OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for that wonderful review. It was great to meet you both and hear about your fantastic life style in the sun! Good to know that the breakfast was such a hit. We look forward to your next visit to Alba House. Cath More 

Keighley, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

I have stayed here in the Summer (around festival time) and also in quieter February, it was consistently lovely. Cath and Jim are great hosts and make you feel at a home from home. It is a lovely B&B with large, tastefully decorated rooms and modern en-suites. The location is on a direct route into town (about 1.5k) so there... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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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 

Additional Information about Alba House

Address: 29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $104 - $211 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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