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Melville Castle Hotel

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All reviews superior room long driveway entrance hall the ground floor groupon deal wedding planner evening meal brasserie restaurant an overnight stay food was lovely haggis beautiful grounds beautiful room poster bed stayed here for one night a lovely stay park and ride
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I booked this hotel on 5pm for overnight stay to celebrate our anniversary. The entrance and grounds require a lot of work and looks very run down. The reception area again very much in need of some care and attention. Bare floor showing at some...More

Thank chaz2911
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

The hotel is breathtaking from the outside and in the main foyer. We came for one night for my dads 60th (Tuesday) The grounds are well kept and there is a comfy area inside at the bar to sit in a group. The bedroom was...More

Thank Janine K
Reviewed 6 days ago

Got married here this summer. The staff were clear and helpful throughout, Fiona and John especially really made our day perfect. We never got around to giving them a device to plug in to play the music we'd saved, but they had a playlist set...More

Thank LiziH11
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The castle is beautiful and the rooms are very nice , the staff are absolutely amazing! Highly recommend staying at this hotel !! We had a fantastic time. The staff here are so accommodating and pleasant.

Thank Neeasa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've always wanted to stay in a castle and I certainly wasn't disappointed. Our family room was spacious, beautiful outlook, clean and well appointed. The restaurant is excellent and the buffet breakfast is exceptional. The beautiful acerage and forest walk where Queen Mary planted trees...More

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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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Free Parking
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Breakfast included
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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US$89 - US$199 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Melville Castle Hotel Dalkeith, Scotland, UK
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
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Room & Suite (193)
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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.
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
Vicky F
March 7, 2018|
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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.
Room Tips
"Upgrade to a suite"
Aug. 12, 2018
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"Get a room with view to backside of castle- nice views and very quiet"
Aug. 6, 2018
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"Room 1 has an upper floor for more space."
Jul. 22, 2018
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"Superior rooms are worth the little bit extra, but take note that some of the rooms have a mezzanine floor..."
Jul. 8, 2018
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