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    Melville Castle

    Gilmerton Road, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
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    • Excellent46%
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    “superior room” (19 reviews)
    “entrance hall” (15 reviews)
    Free Internet
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    Breakfast included
    Non-Smoking Hotel
    Multilingual Staff
    Wheelchair Access
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    4.0 Star Hotel
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    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
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Stayed here for my 50th birthday. A little hard to find but well worth the effort. Restored castle in the country. Great castle very nice room, bed was somewhat hard and pillows could be better but great shower and good service.More

    Thank JimmyJackk
    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 1 week ago

    Dear JimmyJackk, Thank your for taking the time to positive your very kind and positive review of your recent stay at Melville Castle. We have noted your comments about the bed and I am please to confirm that we are well on the way to...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    We stayed here for one night dinner b & b for £99 for two. The hotel is very tired but could be stunning with considerable investment. However, the dinner and breakfast were very good. I'm not entirely sure how it keeps the 4 star rating...More

    Thank clairecc100
    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 1 week ago

    Dear clairecc100, Thank you for taking the time to post your review and I can assure you we have taken note of your comments. I can confirm that a refurbishment program is in place and should be completed early 2018 with 17 rooms currently nearing...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Well, what a surprise this was. Clearly once upon a time this was a country house with money and amazing history - with various royalty having stayed there. Driving down the drive, you arrive outside the slightly austere exterior, with a parking area that's seen...More

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    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear JustAGoodNightsSleep, Thank you for your very kind and positive review of Melville Castle. I have passed your comments on to my team and everyone was delighted you enjoyed your recent stay. I hope you had a chance to see Sayan on Master Chef, we...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Absolute quality! Check in was brilliant, the young man on reception and bar duty in the evening and breakfast next morning was the nicest, most well-mannered person we have met in a long time. Service from all staff was impeccable. The room was spotless, had...More

    1  Thank shira-and-roxie
    Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville CastleResponded 2 weeks ago

    Dear shira-and-roxie, Thank you for your very kind and positive review of Melville Castle. I have passed your comments on to my team and everyone was thrilled that you enjoyed your recent stay. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future and...More

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    • 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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    "Ground floor room number 1-8"
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    "Ask for a room facing the back of castle view get more light and hopefully quieter."
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