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The Witchery by the Castle

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Overview
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
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5 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The place is lovely, the setup is amazing, the staff are very sweet, however the food... is a big question mark... I started with the pumpkin salad... very very basic. Literally 3 ingredients. Definitely not up to the standards I expected. I then ordered the...More

Thank MarlonSawaya
Reviewed 4 days ago

The witchery by the Castle is the most "chic" restaurant that I visited in Edinburgh. I strongly recommend this restaurant for its decoration, kitchen, food and ambience.Traditional oysters and fruits de mer are very delicious for who likes seafood; regarding meal lovers best choices are...More

Thank HakanSenkoken
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed in the Turret Suite for two nights, and I did not want to leave. The bedroom, sitting area, and bathroom are a gothic wonder full of gorgeous antiques. Daily complementary champagne is provided (and it's delicious), along with fresh cookies and two large...More

Thank Tracie O
Reviewed 6 days ago

We stayed at this hotel, in two different suites this weekend and I have fallen in love with the hotel; its so quirky, beautiful and enchanting and the location is amazing - a stones throw away from the castle. We stayed in The Library and...More

Thank PaulineNorris
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed for 2 fantastic nights in the Turret suite. What a fabulous room! Spacious, romantic and superb throughout. Beautiful furnishings, bed and roll top bath. We had the in room breakfast both mornings which was nicely presented in a hamper. Also handy to park...More

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Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
Concierge
Things to do
Restaurant
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Price range
US$445 - US$782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$445 - US$782 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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Traveller (1052)
Room & Suite (585)
Dining (120)
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Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Marta L
28 December 2017|
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Response from janedavis2009 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know best call the restaurant
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Jemma M
12 September 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest smart casual as a minimum.
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Matilda H
13 April 2017|
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Response from carmichael1302 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I believe that the lunch menu is available until 16:00
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Room Tips
"Each suite is unique in it's own right. Pick whichever one appeals to you, you won't be disappointed."
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"I am sure that all the rooms are to a high standard."
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"The Turret was our favourite - magnificent bathroom, double shower, space, luxurious"
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"The Turret Suite is top notch. Spring for it!"
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