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    Alba House

    29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh EH16 5PE, Scotland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
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    Breakfast included
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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,...More

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    Response from OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House

    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

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    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...More

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    Response from OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House

    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.

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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.

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    Response from OldtimerEdinburgh, Manager at Alba House

    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 4 weeks ago

    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...More

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    Response from OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba House

    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...More

    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...More

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    • Free Parking
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
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    • US$95 - US$207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    kbear721
    Are there laundry facilities or services available on-site or nearby?
    22 September 2016|
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    Response from Johnathan Atwal... P | Reviewed this property |
    To be honest I am unsure. There was a laundry mat up the street, not an easy walk. However the owners are beyond nice and helpful, so if they themselves do not provide that service the owner will more than be able to tell... More
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    Is this near meadowbank stadium please
    3 November 2014|
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    Hi is this near meadowbank stadium please
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    Room Tips
    "All our rooms were spot on"
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    "Any room you have here will be excellent!!"
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    "We stayed in Room #2, which while obviously not their premier room, was quite fine for two on the go..."
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    "I would think it best to ask the bed and breakfast first if you have special requirements"
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