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Melville Castle Hotel

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Overview
Gilmerton Road, Dalkeith EH18 1AP Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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All reviewssuperior roomlong drivewayentrance hallthe ground floorgroupon dealwedding plannerevening mealbrasserie restaurantenjoyable stayan overnight stayfood was lovelyhaggisbeautiful groundsbeautiful roomposter bedstayed here for one nighta lovely stay
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Reviewed today via mobile

This was our 2nd stay at Melville Castle. The rooms are exquisite. The lobby, lounge and dining areas are beautiful. The breakfast was hit and delicious. A lot to choose from. There are beautiful statues and a fountain in the back. There are also beautiful...More

Thank Kelly L G
Reviewed today via mobile

The setting is beautiful, the staff is fantastic, the food is good but the hotel itself comes up short. There was mildew in the shower and mold/mildew on the room curtains. My sister could smell the mold/mildew. There were times that no matter how long...More

Thank Kathy J
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Decided to take my partner to Melville Castle Hotel as a surprise for his birthday, we drove down from shropshire to the Castle, very easy to find and in a very quiet area, you would never know Edinburgh was so close by! Greeted on arrival...More

Thank Castlelover789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Melville Castle is a former manor house refashioned into a hotel. It is in need of updates and a thorough cleaning. The hallways were dirty and had an off odor. The room itself was ok at best. There was a stain on the wall in...More

1  Thank Michele E
Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Michele E, Thank you for taking the time to post your review. I was sorry to read that you did not enjoy you stay with us. We have noted your comments and I can assure you that we have taken action to resolve the...More

Reviewed August 15, 2018 via mobile

We were excited to be spending a night in a castle but on arrival the booking was wrong and had us arriving the following day. My paperwork showed otherwise. The four poster bed room we had booked was not available and we had to settle...More

Thank FrequentFlier796484
Response from Manager M, General Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of Melville Castle. I am sorry that your booking was not made for the correct date, it seems to have been a technician issue during the booking process, but I was glad that we still...More

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Description
Melville Castle, once home to the influential Dundas family, is set within a 54 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river North Esk. Located just 20 minute drive from Edinburgh’s ...More city center this luxurious castle offers the tranquillity of a country setting on the doorstep of this thriving city. The 33 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. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$89 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Melville Castle Hotel Dalkeith, Scotland, UK
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
32
Price range
US$89 - US$243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Melville Castle Hotel Dalkeith, Scotland, UK
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
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Traveller (521)
Room & Suite (193)
Dining (52)
Amenities (37)
Family and Play Areas (10)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (10)
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olga c
April 8, 2018|
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Response from kezziapat | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s really in the middle of nowhere so probably not.
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Vicky F
March 7, 2018|
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Response from lunchladyNh | Reviewed this property |
Contact the hotel. I found them to be extremely helpful and kind. Be sure to tell them you will need a ground floor room. Although they have an elevator, we had to navigate stairs as well on the 2nd floor. I would also... More
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Vicky F
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Response from Gayle L | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift and some of the rooms are amazing (ground flour) The best thing to do is speak to them directly. They will be able to advise you on what to do. Though some areas may not be accessible due to the structure.
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"Upgrade to a suite"
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"Get a room with view to backside of castle- nice views and very quiet"
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"Room 1 has an upper floor for more space."
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"Superior rooms are worth the little bit extra, but take note that some of the rooms have a mezzanine floor..."
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