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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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... More 

Thank JoandBrian56
Aberdeenshire, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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.

Thank Rayvonray
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Alba House is a lovely spacious stone Georgian or Victorian house on a pleasant road just south of the city centre and a short taxi ride from Waverley station. It has excellent bus services into town with the bus stop only fifty yards from the house on the opposite side of the road. I arrived VERY late in the evening... More 

Thank Ford65
Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Received a warm welcome when we arrived and shown to a delightful room which we had been upgraded to. The host at Alba House was absolutely lovely, nothing was too much trouble, she made time to help us get the most out of our visit and offered suggestions on what to do and where to go, each day was started... More 

Thank ThePruetts65
Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My room here was very large and the bed was the best I've ever slept in! Very nice furnishings, the bathroom was very nice and modern. It was quiet. Close to a bus stop, within walking distance of places to eat. The breakfast was delicious and Cath was so eager and pleasant to make sure my stay was wonderful! I... More 

Thank MissouriBlondie_1
Charlotte, North Carolina
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5 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

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 

Thank Chuck R
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 16 September 2016

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.

Thank Barbara N
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 September 2016

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 

Thank ScotlandNomad
Savannah, Georgia
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Reviewed 8 September 2016 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 

Thank Connie B

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  • Free Breakfast
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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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: €89 - €161 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alba House 3*
Number of rooms: 10
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“Any room you have here will be excellent!!”
 of 5 bubbles 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....”
 of 5 bubbles chuckr658, 24 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I would think it best to ask the bed and breakfast first if you have special requirements”
 of 5 bubbles ScotlandNomad, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“No tips...Cath does a superb job!”
 of 5 bubbles michaelcP9027FR, 21 Aug 2016 | Read review
“rooms are on three floors. Top floor is quieter, great natural light via sky lights, but it is more of hike up with cases.”
 of 5 bubbles asc1291, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
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