Guest house Alba House
29 Craigmillar Park, Edinburgh, EH16 5PE, United Kingdom – Excellent location - show map
Excellent location — rated 9.2/10! (score from 255 reviews)
Real guests • Real stays • Real opinions
The Gallagher family has been welcoming guests from all over the world to their family home for the last twenty five years. As locals, we know a bit about Edinburgh and are happy to share this knowledge with guests, old and new.
Languages spoken: English
Property surroundings– Excellent location - show map
What's nearby *
Queen's Hall1 miles
Craigmillar Castle1.1 miles
Arthurs Seat1.1 miles
Holyrood Park1.3 miles
The Meadows1.3 miles
Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh1.3 miles
University of Edinburgh1.3 miles
Edinburgh Festival Theatre1.4 miles
Edinburgh Law School1.5 miles
National Museum of Scotland1.5 miles
Restaurants and markets *
Cameron Toll Shopping Centre/Sainsbury's Supermarket0.3 miles
Delhi Diner Restaurant0.3 miles
McDonald's Restaurant0.5 miles
Margiotta Food & Wine Supermarket0.5 miles
Smith's Deli Cafe/bar0.6 miles
Old Bell Inn Cafe/bar0.7 miles
The Earl Grange Cafe Cafe/bar0.7 miles
Southpour Restaurant0.9 miles
Tesco Express Supermarket0.9 miles
Natural beauty *
Blackford Hill Mountain1.2 miles
Arthur's Seat Mountain2 miles
Braid Hills Mountain2.1 miles
Hillend Ski Centre Ski lift3.1 miles
Closest airports *
Edinburgh Airport7.7 miles
Dundee Airport36.7 miles
Glasgow Airport49.1 miles
Most popular landmarks *
The Real Mary King's Close1.7 miles
Royal Mile1.8 miles
Camera Obscura and World of Illusions1.8 miles
Edinburgh Castle1.9 miles
Edinburgh Playhouse2.1 miles
Murrayfield Stadium3 miles
Royal Yacht Britannia3.7 miles
Edinburgh Zoo4.1 miles
Dalhousie Castle5.7 miles
Forth Bridge10.4 miles
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Most popular facilities
- Toilet paper
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Picnic area
- Outdoor furniture
Pets are not allowed.
Media & Technology
- Flat-screen TV
Food & Drink
- Breakfast in the room
Free! WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free! Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
Safety & security
- Fire extinguishers
- CCTV outside property
- Smoke alarms
- Non-smoking throughout
- Face masks for guests available
- First aid kit available
- Process in place to check health of guests
- Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
- Shared stationery such as printed menus, magazines, pens, and paper removed
- Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
- Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
- Physical distancing rules followed
- Cashless payment available
- Contactless check-in/check-out
Cleanliness & disinfecting
- Guests have the option to cancel any cleaning services for their accommodation during their stay
- Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
- Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
- Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
- Linens, towels and laundry washed in accordance with local authority guidelines
- Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against Coronavirus
Food & drink safety
- Delivered food is securely covered
- All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
- Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
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14:00 - 20:00
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in
Until 10:00 hours
Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.
Refundable damage deposit
A damage deposit of GBP200 is required upon arrival. This deposit is fully refundable during check-out as long as there has been no damage to the property.
Children and beds
Children are not allowed.
Cot and extra bed policies
There is no capacity for cots at this property.
There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.
The minimum age for check-in is 18
Alba House accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.
Smoking is not allowed.
Pets are not allowed.
The fine print
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), please ensure that you are only booking this property following the local government guidelines of the destination, including but not limited to the purpose of travel, and maximum allowed group size.
In accordance with government guidelines to minimise transmission of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property may request additional documentation from guests to validate identity, travel itinerary and other relevant information, during dates where such guidelines exist.
In response to Coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are currently in effect at this property.
Food & beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to help protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.
Due to Coronavirus (COVID-19), wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor common areas.
A damage deposit of GBP 200 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed on check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full via credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.
Please inform Alba House in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.
Guests are required to show a photo identification and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.