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Alba House

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14/06/2017 15/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for two nights and highly recommend it. The hosts are very helpful and friendly. Our room was very clean and comfortable. The location is great, having public transport out front and being only a 10 minute ride into old town. Breakfasts were wonderfully substantial. If ever we are back in Edinburgh we wouldn't hesitate to stay here...

Thank Denise B
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Was met by the owner of the house very genuine welcomed six of us showed to our rooms . All rooms were very clean and tidy and all with character high ceilings etc the house having a good pedigree !!!Lady gave us all the info on public transport with a bus going every 10 minutes to the city centre ie...

Thank chris g
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked 3 nights in Edinburgh at a place that turned out to be a dump with all the charm of a petrie dish. We spent an hour getting lost and desperate in the road systems when we spotted the Vacancy sign at Alba and it saved our stay in Edinburgh. The building is a beautiful Victorian town house with...

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Barrow-in-Furness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

My wife and I stayed at the Alba House for a short break to visit our son, the owner was charming and very informative She was so helpful and made the stay enjoyable The rooms were very clean and the usual tea and coffe available, free WiFi Alba house is in a very good location and accessible to all the...

Thank Tony D
OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your experience at Alba House. It was a pleasure to meet and ch with you during your visit. We look forward to your next trip to Edinburgh. Cath

Washougal, Washington
Reviewed 9 April 2017

I cannot praise the Alba house enough. We arrived late after a long flight and Cath was delightful. She sat us down in the breakfast room and explained the property and provided us with wonderful information about the area (best restaurants, which sights to go see, how to get around) she even went as far as booking us a tour...

Thank caytlync
OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for that lovely review. It was a pleasure to meet you and share our fabulous city with you. I'm very pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to your next visit.

Cairns, Australia
Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

We had a wonderful overnight stay at Alba house. The rooms were immaculately clean with modern ensuite & great bed. We woke to see a squirrel bounding through the daffodils in the back garden & enjoyed the included hot Scottish breakfast.

Thank Chrissyanne K
OldtimerEdinburgh, Manager at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for that great review. The squirrels are great fun to watch, but they are fiends with the bulbs in the window boxes!! Cath

Reviewed 2 April 2017

We enjoyed are stay, only a short journey to town approx 20 minute walk but busses are regular. Hosts very attentive and helpful breakfast was good if I had one criticism there should be a potato scone in a Scottish breakfast. Having said that the breakfast served was filling and I enjoyed it.

Thank Steven H
OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a positive review of your stay with us. I must apologise for the lack of potato scone with your breakfast - I must have had a senior moment , as we always serve potato scones with our full breakfast. I shall make sure you get double helpings on your next visit!...

Grange-over-Sands, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 February 2017

First thing that struck us was the very friendly welcome and the cleanliness at first sight. This large Georgian house was warm and friendly. Our rooms were spacious and homely and again the cleanliness was second to none. The owner was so helpful with information about the transport available and things in general including where to eat at night, she...

1Thank Raggy0001
Reviewed 22 November 2016

We stayed for 2 nights last weekend whilst visiting our son at Uni. Alba House was very conveniently situated close to the bus stop taking us everywhere we needed to go. What a beautiful B and B! Gorgeous rooms, lovely food and the warmest welcome and kindness from Kath, even to the extent of supplying carrier bags for our luggage...

2Thank JoandBrian56
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 20 November 2016

Just stayed for one night after watching Autumn rugby international at Murrayfield. Had a great welcome, hearty breakfast and a comfortable night's sleep in a very comfortable and spotlessly clean twin room with excellent facilities. Would definitely stay again.

1Thank Rayvonray

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  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: ₹ 7,373 - ₹ 13,992 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Quieter back rooms onto garden !”
chrisgE3392MH, 11 May 2017 | Read review
“A bus outside every 10 minutes is under 2 quid for a day pass or a cab is around 8 quid.Royal Mile is about 10-15 minutes away.”
jaypl3122YT, 2 May 2017 | Read review
“All our rooms were spot on”
Raggy0001, 5 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Any room you have here will be excellent!!”
MissouriBlondie_1, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in Room #2, which while obviously not their premier room, was quite fine for two on the go travelers and very comfortable....”
chuckr658, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
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