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Melville Castle

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07/06/2017 08/06/2017
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was very concerned about going here after reading other comments. Our travel agent had already booked. However my fears were for nothing. We had the pleasure of a three nights get away here. The castle was awesome and the gardens beautiful. The distance allows peace and quiet to relax. Highly recommend you visit.

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Be aware it is a bit out of the way. A long driveway requires a car for sure. BUT, the people who work there are the BEST. Food was wonderful and did I say the people are the best? The room was spacious, but could have had a flooring redo..

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Brisbane Region, Australia
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We have mixed feelings about Melville Castle. Pre-booking prior to leaving Australia, we were told that for five people, (2 couples and a single), we would need three rooms. We're a family and we were happy to share. Upon arrival, we were given the three rooms, each in separate sections of the castle. (What part of family did they not...

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Cowdenbeath, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEWvia mobile

Great welcome,everyone nice and pleasant,PAPERWORK ALL IN ORDER from advanced booking. Room we had was excellent withbnice touches as expected Trip down stairs to the brasserie for breakfast was for us very dangerous as we both are disabled and walk with sticks Breakfast was didappointing as th amount of food left unter the heated trays were all nearly empty; with...

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Sowerby Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The drive from the main road to the hotel is 3/4 mile. The hotel is set in lovely grounds and when you pull up in car park the building looks impressive. We checked in our room was ready. Again as we walked in to the room we were very pleased. A large room set on two floors very clean and...

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1Thank Bigbadphil
yorkshire
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked 2 nights b&b for our Edinburgh getaway. We were not disappointed. The driveway (a long driveway) led us to a beautiful building. The staff were welcoming and approachable. Although we were allocated a room, there were some items in that should have been removed ( dead flowers). By the time we were back from evening meal out they were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a dinner b&b package through Secret Escapes 7 were pleasantly surprised. We had a very warm welcome from Sam at reception who then moved seemlessly to the bar when we went for a drink after a 370 mile drive. the room on the top floor of the main castle was large & spacious with a lovley comfortable but...

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at the Melville Castle Hotel this week. Apart from the grand splendour as you first catch site of the castle from the winding drive. Apart from the incredibly comfortable room. It's the friendliness of the team I want to stress, all the staff I met were warm, friendly and helpful, they took that bit of time which makes...

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Biloxi, Mississippi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I just love this place . The staff is wonderful. I want to let manager know what awesome staff they have The food is awesome. Everyone very friendly and helpful with suggested stops to visit. We will be back and definitely recommend to everyone we know . Thanks for a great vacation!

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a weekend April 21-24 and was given a fantastic generous big room, in fact an extra bedroom so it was spacious. Regardind the surrondings, it was what we where looking for. We had great wheather and lovely walks in the surronding villages and forest. The breakfast was ok, not to massive but ok. Regarding dinner, the meny...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Melville Castle, once home to the influential Dundas family, is set within a 50 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river North Esk. Located just 20 minute drive from Edinburgh’s city center this luxurious castle offers the tranquility of a country setting on the doorstep of this thriving city. The 32 classically styled bedrooms offer all the luxury & comfort you deserve and our friendly team will take pleasure in catering to all your requirements during your stay. The Castle provides Bed and Breakfast accommodation and there are a number of award winning and highly recommended restaurants within 5 minutes drive. At one time the hunting seat of Mary Queen of Scots, the Castle was commissioned by the first Viscount Melville in 1791 for entertaining, which it continues to do to this day. We have ample free parking and a frequent 24 hour bus service to Edinburgh from the bus stop at the Castle Gates. Complimentary city maps and bus timetable are available at reception. Whether lounging with a drink next to a crackling fire in our library bar, or relaxing over a game of croquet on the lawn, we are sure you will enjoy your stay with us! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Melville Castle

Address: Gilmerton Road, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
Price Range: $155 - $303 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Melville Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 32
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