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Dalhousie Castle

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EHI9 3JB, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Bonnyrigg
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

first of all, it took a hour for us to explore all the hallways, staircases, hidden shortcuts and so on. Of course the very friendly staff would alwas help us. The room was cozy and lovely decorated, 76 stair steps above ground. We also liked the winter garden reataurant (Orangerie), its view, dinner and breakfast. We did not try the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for two nights in a themed room. We loved the room - it had some quirks/creaks but given it is a castle I think it comes with the territory. We found the staff to be friendly and helpful. The only negative was having to wait to be served/seated in the library for drinks and the Orangery for lunch... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We have spent a long weekend at Dalhousie. Booking online turned out to be flexible when I needed to switch weekends. Location at 30min drive from airport, still once on the castle grounds and looking away from the parking lot, you feel in the middle of a medieval landscape. Went for a cute little hike in the morning and spotted... More

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18 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

My husband and I stayed at this hotel for two nights as a portion of our honeymoon tour of the UK. To say we had an amazing time was an understatement. Our room was gorgeous and spacious (Oliver Cromwell Room), and even though there was an anniversary party one night and a wedding the next night, our room was quiet... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here recently for 3 nights, Sunday to Wednesday. If arriving from the airport, it is only a 20-25 minute, easy drive and there is plenty of car parking close to the hotel entrance. Be warned if you are not good with stairs, there are lots of stairs and steps in this property and to my knowledge there is no... More

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Just had the most amazing wedding day at Dalhousie Castle. I can't even begin to explain how brilliant the staff were. Mhari the events planner was so helpful before the day with answering questions and facilitating and changes I wanted to make. I had asked for Mhari fish and chip cones for buffet which were not on the option list... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband has always wanted to stay in a castle so I bought him one for his birthday! We stayed in the Mary Queen of Scots room which was huge! The bed, where do I begin? I lay down on that bed and took a 2 hour nap in style! Some reviewers say it's shabby, but it's lived in. Could... More

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Nutley, New Jersey
12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our dream wedding came true at Dalhousie July, 2014. From the initial contact to the final send off, we couldn't have been more delighted in our ceremony at the castle chapel, our wedding dinner, and overall service that we received. Yes, there were a few speed bumps working all the particulars out before the wedding, but all went smoothly as... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely stay at the castle for our mini-moon in June. We booked directly through the castle, along with the falconry and archery and they were very efficient at replying and very helpful. We were greeted from the taxi and were taken to our room which was exactly what we were looking for-spacious and comfy (I wanted to... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm not quite sure where to start here. I booked two rooms at Dalhousie even though they were quite expensive. We'd been staying at another hotel in the area but wanted the "experience" of staying in a "real" castle. An "experience" is what I got - albeit it one of the worst hotel stays of my life. First off, when... More

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Address: Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EHI9 3JB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Bonnyrigg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Dalhousie Castle 3*
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Dalhousie Castle Bonnyrigg
Dalhousie Castle Hotel Bonnyrigg
Castle Dalhousie
Dalhousie Castle Scotland/Bonnyrigg

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Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Spa - a magnificent 13th century fortress set within acres of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the River Esk. From the moment you arrive at Dalhousie Castle, one of the finest luxury hotels in Scotland, a warm Scottish welcome awaits. Whether relaxing in the The Spa, enjoying one of the library's extensive collection of books and a drink from the 'secret bar' next to the open fire, dining in the ancient barrel vaulted dungeon on our exceptional cuisine or relaxing in your unique castle bedroom, you will always feel as welcome as the 'Laird'. ... more   less 
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