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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