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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

What can we say that the title doesn't say.... My Father & I visited for three days in mid-September in this wonderfully beautiful & classic city, of which Alba House fits perfectly. From the moment we arrived, we were treated like family, with Cath (proprietor) giving valuable advice & helping all newcomers navigate the intricacies of the city. A brief... More 

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reston,va
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This B&B has an excellent location as the bus stop is very near. The house has a warm vibe to it thanks to Cath, the proprietor. It is clean and comfortable. Breakfast is hearty. Cath does help you with navigation and points of interest. Well done. We certainly will return if we're back in Edinburgh.

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Scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night , dropping son off to start College . Cath immediately helped us with directions and showing us to our relaxing room . Beds were very comfortable . Breakfast was hearty ,plenty of choice . A great place to stay in Edinburgh . As we had the car there was adequate parking and the bonus of being... More 

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Savannah, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed 3 nights during the festival. CATH was a most gracious, wonderful hostess who anticipated our every need! the accommodations were just lovely, clean, modernized yet comfy and warm. delicious food for breakfast. We arrived around 6pm hurriedly to make 7pm dinner reservations. We were in need of a shower from our all day hiking- Cath put us right... More 

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Northville, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2016

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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Thank mickeyb37
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2016 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 July 28, 2016

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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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 

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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: $98 - $175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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