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1 room, 2 adults

Alba House Hotel

3-star3 stars
29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, SCT, EH16 5PE, United Kingdom

Convenient to University of Edinburgh
  • Free WiFi in lobby and free parking
Tasty breakfast
Awesome vibe
Great room

Alba House Hotel

  • Classic Twin Room, Ensuite, Garden View (classic twin)
  • Superior Twin Room, Ensuite, Garden View (superior twin)
  • Classic Double Room, Ensuite, Garden View (classic double)
  • Superior Double Room, Ensuite (superior double)

What’s around Alba House Hotel


  • In Newington
  • University of Edinburgh - 28 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 35 min walk
  • Princes Street - 35 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 39 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 40 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 41 min walk
  • George Street - 41 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 28 min drive
  • Newcraighall Station - 9 min drive
  • Slateford Station - 9 min drive
  • Shawfair Station - 9 min drive

At a glance

Key facts


  • 9 rooms


  • Check-in time 2:00 PM-8:00 PM
  • Check-out time is 10:00 AM
Guests planning to arrive or departure outside of normal check-in and check-out hours must contact this property in advance.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas



  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Languages Spoken
  • English

Alba House Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Alba House B&B Edinburgh
  • Alba House
  • Alba House Hotel Edinburgh
  • Alba House Hotel Bed & breakfast
  • Alba House Hotel Bed & breakfast Edinburgh
  • Alba House B&B
  • Alba House Edinburgh
  • Alba House Edinburgh, Scotland


This property's policy is to refuse certain bookings for the purpose of group events or parties, including pre-wedding stag/bachelor and hen/bachelorette parties.

This property does not have elevators.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Alba House Hotel

  • Does Alba House Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Alba House Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Alba House Hotel?
    Yes, there's free self parking.
  • Are pets allowed at Alba House Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Alba House Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:00 PM to 8:00 PM. Check-out time is 10:00 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Alba House Hotel?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include Delhi Diner (4-min walk), Costa (5-min walk), and Greggs (5-min walk).

Recent reviews

Exceptional 9.6 From 31 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
I’d stay here again
Nice location, right on the bus route to/from Edinburgh. Gracious and helpful host. En-suite was modern though the home is Victorian.
Daniel, us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Scotland vacation
Large comfortable rooms. Great breakfast and Cath was so accommodating. Talked us through the bus route and told us where the good pubs were. Thanks.
Kevin, us4 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
My son and I stayed at Alba House for a month. I would definitely stay again and highly recommend. Cath and her family are great people. I also loved Rocky, Zelda and Maisy. Cath can tell you anything you need to know about Scotland. I so enjoyed getting to know her during our stay. She is a lovely human being and works very hard. Her place is charming, clean and comfortable. We stayed on the third floor and the one picture is out of the sky light window in the bathroom. The only thing I would say is don't pick the third floor if you don't like climbing stairs. 😁 I just thought of it as burning calories.
Teresa, us28 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Our experience was excellent! The owner was extremely friendly, knowledgeable, and helpful.
us3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great place to stay
Alba House was a very nice Bed & Breakfast. The best part of our stay was the service and hospitality shown by the Owner who served us a wonderful breakfast and who did everything she could to make your stay as pleasant as possible.
Scott, us2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Owner was so helpful and nothing was too much trouble. Rooms were clean and spacious. Not too far from city centre. Would definitely stay there again when we go to Edinburgh.
Gary, gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Perfect weekend break
Great stay in very comfortable room. Easy bus transport in to Edinburgh centre. Good advice available from owner re locality. Highly recommended.
gbRomance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Wonderful place to stay!
The house was beautiful. The hostess was lovely and very helpful and accommodating. The breakfast was delicious!
heather, us3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent experience in Edinburgh!
Spectacular house rooms very spacious and comfortable. Hosts were friendly and food was delicious. Edinburgh was a beautiful city with lots to do and see. Transportation in to town was easy close by.
Elizabeth, ca2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Friendly hosts; comfortable and convenient B&B
Incredibly friendly and helpful hosts, running a cosy and comfortable B&B, with excellent transport links directly (~10 different buses, very regular, ~6 stops to Waverley Station and Princess Street) into the heart of the city. Great breakfast in the morning. 20-30 mins/ GBP 22 from the airport by taxi. Comfortable bed and en suite shower with piping hot water. Super fast and free Wi-Fi was a real bonus
Simon, sg2 night trip

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