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All reviewsattic roomcity centreoutlander tourbus infofriendly and helpful ownersexcellent scottish breakfastnice furnishingsfront of the houseedinburgh stayevery morningguest househigh ceilingsroyal mileoff street parkinga short bus ridefree wifib and b
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Reviewed 7 December 2015 via mobile

If you are visiting Edinburgh I would 100% recommend staying here. Cath is lovely and the visit felt more like staying at a family member's house rather than a hotel. Breakfast was delicious and the room was big with a very comfortable bed!

Thank Emma O
Reviewed 6 December 2015

Just spent 2 nights at the Alba House,cant praise it enough,Cath cant do enough for you,just sorry we didn't gat the chance to say good bye as we were in a bit of a hurry,rang the bell but she was probably busy

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Reviewed 18 November 2015

Spent a very enjoyable week in Edinburgh. The B&B was just great. Lovely spacious room and good Scottish breakfasts. The landlady was charming and nothing was too much trouble for her. Situated on good buses routes into the city, with a choice of destinations. Highly...More

Thank MBJM42
Reviewed 15 October 2015

During a recent trip to Scotland we wanted to remain and tour. We contacted this location and the communications with Cath, its owner , made us comfortable months out. Upon our arrival we were allowed to drop luggage early and leave it when we toured...More

Thank UWLAW68
Reviewed 9 October 2015

I stayed for two nights whilst travelling on business. The room was lovely - exactly as in the picture (with the black and pink feature wallpaper). Very nicely decorated and clean. However the biggest recommendation goes to the landlady Cathy - she couldn't do enough...More

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Response from OldtimerEdinburgh, Owner at Alba HouseResponded 10 October 2015

Thank you for that lovely review of your stay at Alba House. Sorry about the lack of desk in your room. I should have offered a small folding table which keep for the rooms which do not have a desk. I'll make sure we provide...More

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hejenny2013
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Sorry - I meant the Edinburgh airport.
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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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"Don't book rooms 9 or 10. They are attic rooms with little headroom, steep narrow staircae up, and..."
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"Back of the building better as the road can be busy."
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"Beautiful high ceilings on the first floor, upper floor could have lower ceilings (but rooms are cheaper..."
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"Quieter back rooms onto garden !"
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