Alva House

45 Alva Place, Edinburgh, EH7 5AX, United Kingdom
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12
Very Good
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4
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Poor
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by 3k-travel

Can some one tell me how can I access this hotel from the coach station where I take the coach form London? Thanks a lot.

Re: Parkview house hotel

by clivedinburgh

Your hotel is located on Leith Links, not far from the foot of Leith Walk. I used to live nearby and the best way for you would be to get a taxi from the bus station. Head out of the main entrance at the bus station into St Andrews Sq and there is a taxi rank; shouldn't cost more than £5. Once you are familiar with your surroundings you could get a bus.

http://www.lothianbuses.co.uk/routemap.shtml

There's a tip with pics of the bus station on my Edinburgh Transportation pages.

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