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    Melville Castle

    Gilmerton Road, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
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    Room & Suite (173)
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    • Excellent46%
    • Very good27%
    • Average12%
    • Poor8%
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    “afternoon tea” (81 reviews)
    “superior room” (19 reviews)
    “entrance hall” (15 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
    Conference Facilities
    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    well this was the 2nd Christmas we have spent at Melville castle and it does not disappoint from the warm welcome by the friendly efficient reception staff to the excellent bedroom top service great food and very friendly efficient staff a special praise to the...More

    Thank geeo
    Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

    Unbelievable to think that this hotel is just off the road network and 20 minutes from Edinburgh yet you drive up a 1/2 Mile wooded driveway before you get there! The room I had was great, quite a number of choices including amazing 4 poster...More

    Thank DJWEdinburgh
    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear DJWEdinburgh, Thank you for taking the time to post your very kind and positive review of Melville Castle. We are delighted that you have enjoyed your short stay with us and I have passed your comments on to my team. Everyone is chuffed, in...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Really enjoyed the trip, staff are great so friendly and helpful but unobtrusive, only there if you need them. Wonderful place for a couple visiting Edinburgh and surrounding areas. We went to Rosslyn chapel.More

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    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear mfranssens, Thank you for your very kind and positive review of Melville Castle. I have passed you comments on to my team and everyone is delighted you enjoyed your recent stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and don't...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Well modernised castle keeping as much of the original features as possible friendly staff and great rooms. After driving down a long driveway we were welcomed by an open log fire and reception is under a majestic staircase. Our room was in the loft with...More

    Thank Neil P
    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Neil P, Thank you for writing a review of your recent stay at Melville Castle. We are delighted that you liked your room, views and our new and improved breakfast offering. We are also delighted that you enjoyed the wedding meal and evening reception....More

    Reviewed 7 December 2017

    Its over 5 years since I stayed here the rooms have been updated and are much improved, heating actually worked. Evening meal was OK with frozen vegetables letting it down. The breakfast was fine entertainment met expectations for this type of break. For the price...More

    Thank Gypsy60_11
    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 3 weeks ago

    Dear Gypsy60_11, Thank your for posting you very kind review of Melville Castle. I am delighted that you liked the newly refurbished room you stayed in. However, I was disappointed that you felt the vegetables were frozen, as I can assure you that 100% of...More

    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Free Internet
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$96 - US$227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Scotland >
    • Midlothian >
    • Dalkeith
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    • Melville Castle Dalkeith, Scotland, UK
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    Patricia L
    29 September 2017|
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    Response from Christine S | Reviewed this property |
    No easy transportation we had a rental car
    Connie W
    26 September 2017|
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    Response from alister b | Reviewed this property |
    From memory, the lift goes to second floor only and does not go down to downstairs dining area. I hope this helps
    Jackie G
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
    I am sorry but you will need to direct your question direct to the hotel. All I can say is it is a lovely setting and if chosen for your wedding then I don't think you would be disappointed.
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    "all rooms are excellent rear rooms ahve great view of gardens and fountain"
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    "Ground floor room number 1-8"
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    "Did not stay overnight."
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    "Ask for a room facing the back of castle view get more light and hopefully quieter."
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