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Reviewed 1 December 2014

Second time we've been and loved it even more on this visit. We had two lovely nights, lovely castle room, lovely views and such a beautiful place. Food was lovely, dinner in both the dungeons and the orangery was fab as was the breakfast Spoilt ourselves in the spa, treatments are a major must. The whole team are lovely and...

Thank Kat B
Reviewed 30 November 2014

I booked a 2 night spa package for my Girlfriend for her birthday. All I can say is, perfect. Great massage, great service, lovely rooms and the food, well, it was perfect and indulgent. The library had a bookcase that opened up to be the bar (hidden) and everything about this place was great. Expensive, but to be expected. If...

Thank Timbogray
Arlington, VIrginia
Reviewed 29 November 2014

First, everything was nicely resolved. With that introduction….our introduction to the hotel got off on the wrong foot. While the reception was very nice, we discovered a few glitches with the bathroom. One ceiling light was out and another one about to go out. The heated towel rack didn’t work and water was leaking from under the sink onto the...

Thank fussylady001
Fort William, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 November 2014

When you drive up it is like a Fairy tale. Just what you would expect. Inside nice stair way heading up both sides of the entrance to reception. Met by a very pleasant cheery kilted young man with a spring in his step. Took our bags and us up to our room, room 3. Inside massive four poster bed double...

2Thank foster1605
Knutsford, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 November 2014

Had a very enjoyable 2 night break, having last visited here about 15 years ago. The library bar remains an enchanting haunt. Interesting and unique venue and staff friendly. I have only rated this as 4 because of the abysmally slow service in the Orangery on the first evening and at breakfast where there was a long wait between courses...

Thank Adrian G
Aberdeen, Scotland
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Having stayed here around a year ago I decided to book again as I had enjoyed my stay so much the last time. Many hotels will sell history and the castle experience on their website however in reality they don't quite live up to the expectation. I would say that this hotel well exceeds my expectations each time I visit,...

1Thank Curtainrail
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 November 2014

Just went in for a coffee after our evening meal at the Sun Inn, we enjoyed looking at the castle once again as this is where we had our wedding reception a while ago. We were surprised to find out that there was a Ghost Tour which was fantastic. The Hotel is a fairytale for some and it is what...

1Thank Eli D
Largo, Florida
Reviewed 17 November 2014

For our sixth and final night in Scotland we stayed here. This was where we splurged for accommodations. There was some mix up with our booking as we did it through a booking site and there seemed to be a communication problem but the front desk got the manager involved and solved the issue immediately. And actually upgraded our room...

1Thank Gene G
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 November 2014

We enjoyed are stay at Dalhousie the food was delicious and the staff lovely we loved the falconry experience loved how passionate the staff are they are very knowledgable about all the birds it's a must do. We did not have time to experience the spa can't comment. However the only downer was hearing, it was maybe the manager,being rude...

5Thank Dania G
Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 November 2014

Visited Dalhousie Castle Spa on a voucher deal and it was a fantastic place. An old castle which had all its original features. The first hour we had exclusive use of the facilitiies but overall in the end there were 6 of us using the facilities. The spa comprised of a hydrotherapy pool which had a metal body contoured bed...

1Thank Michelle D

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Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Aqueous Spa is a magnificent 13th century fortress set within acres of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the River Esk. From the moment you arrive at Dalhousie Castle a warm Scottish welcome awaits. Whether relaxing in the the Spa, gathering in the library next to the open fire, dining in the vaulted 2 Rosette winning dungeon restaurant, or retiring to your chambers, you will always feel as welcome as the 'Laird'. ... more   less 

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Address: Dalhousie Castle grounds, Bonnyrigg EH19 3JB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Bonnyrigg
Price Range: $138 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dalhousie Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Dalhousie Castle Bonnyrigg
Dalhousie Castle Hotel Bonnyrigg
Castle Dalhousie
Dalhousie Castle Scotland/Bonnyrigg, UK
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