Alva House

Address: 45 Alva Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH7 5AX, United Kingdom | Hotel
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This hotel, located in the Abbeyhill area of Edinburgh, is near Calton Hill, Edinburgh Playhouse, Playhouse Theatre, and Brass Rubbing Centre.
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        Day 18 Edinburgh

        A travel blog entry by peterwilson.1 on Aug 13, 2015

        2 comments, 5 photos

        ... are massive crowds of tourists in the city for the festivals and Tattoo. We walked the Royal Mile with a refreshment half way in a very nice Scottish pub. After finding our way back to the hotel for a rest before the Military Tattoo tonight. Again we are lucky with the weather,22 degrees today and a perfect clear night. We have an early start in the morning to catch a train to York,we are travelling first class with lunch ...

        Sailing to Scotland

        A travel blog entry by lurk on Jun 17, 2015

        ... Adelaide until 17 years ago. I had chicken broth with sherry then osso bucco and Bill had bouillabaisse and osso bucco followed by gelati. A note had arrived about the shuttle bus into Edinburgh on Friday and, because the Dublin one had sold out so quickly, I filled out our request for 8:00 departure and took it straight down to the tour desk. Let's hope we manage to get on an early bus so we can make the most of our few hours to see the highlights of ...

        Highland country hicks

        A travel blog entry by maharseuropean on Jan 23, 2015

        3 comments, 18 photos

        ... the train and walking down the beautiful streets of Edinburgh.   We dumped our bags and headed for the Edinburgh Castle on top of the hill in the centre of town at the top of the Royal Mile road (the road has the castle at one end and the palace at the other hence the name). The castle is pretty spectacular and like most of them has been destroyed by wars, rebuilt and added to over the last 600-700 years or so. Its very well ...

        A Day in Edinburgh

        A travel blog entry by rerowand on Aug 04, 2014

        ... When they were looking for the name of a new movie, Jean shouted out The Owl and the Courgette. They took it! Then two ladies in front of us turned around and asked Jean what a courgette was, and she told them a zucchini. The actor had to figure out his actor name (Brad Pitt), the title of the movie, and what prop he was supposed to have brought to the set. We enjoyed ourselves. Afterwards it was already 4:00 so we decided to return to the hotel via the restaurant The ...

        UK to Scotland

        A travel blog entry by sarahandrich on Jun 15, 2014

        85 photos

        ... was a little bench that had been made with stone legs and a wooden seat. On it was a plaque in remembrance of a young American 20 year old girl called Margret who lost her life near by. I have no idea on the events that took place but thought it touching to dedicate a seat for whom I assume a tourist. After soaking in such scenery we set of for Fort William which is very close to UK's biggest mountain 'Ben Nevis'. It took a while to find the start of the walking trail but we made it ...

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