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Dalhousie Castle

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Dalhousie Castle grounds, Bonnyrigg EH19 3JB, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an amazing 2 night spa break at Dalhousie Castle, we got a great deal through ItIsOn for 2 nights dinner bed and breakfast and a champagne afternoon tea with spa treatments. The value for money was excellent for this! The castle grounds were beautiful. We would certainly recommend the Castle to anyone looking for a romantic getaway. We... More 

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Rochdale, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A superbly maintained 13th century fortress, the Dalhousie Castle Hotel impresses the moment it comes into view. We took advantage of their Sunday special (A four course meal in the delightful Dungeon Restaurant, bed and breakfast for the incredible price of £149!) On arrival we were allocated room 3, a large bedroom with four poster bed and spotlessly clean en... More 

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Durham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a lovely break at Dalhousie castle, booked the romantic break, which included champagne, treatment in the spa and 3 course meal in the Dungeon restaurant. The whole visit was marvellous, we had room 8 also called the Cock Pen. Which has a door onto a lovely balcony. Could not fault the staff, very friendly and professional. Would definitely recommend... More 

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Dunfermline
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is historic in wonderful Parkland. I was with two guests and Afternoon Tea was booked. The whole experience was destroyed by a complete lack of care and attention to the guests. We were initially served by a nice waitress and then it happened. Another waitress came along with two narrow trays of our champagne and she dropped them... More 

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I travelled up with my partner, when we arrived we were shocked at how big and beautiful Dalhousie was, the falconry on the left as we arrived and the grounds. We chose the themed suit and was shocked at the room it was really beautiful with a jacuzzi bath and our own well in the bedroom. Lovely comfy bed. However... More 

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Chestnut hill, ma
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We spent two lovely days at the castle in early August. It was only a 25 minute cab ride from Edinburgh but when you enter the grounds you'll feel that you have been magically transported deep into the countryside. Very peaceful - very serene. The food in The Dungeon restaurant was outstandung and the casual restaurant was also good. There... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friend and I had a lovely spa morning. We had an hour long massage in the double treatment room. It was most relaxing. The spa itself was warm and comfortable. We had a most pleasant time. The showers were hot and powerful and the changing rooms were immaculate. The grouting in the showers, however, could be freshened up and... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent one night at the castle but had a fantastic time. the falconry we amazing. the room were great the food out of this world. the grounds were lovely. we found the staff helpful and friendly. the facility we wonderful .

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We recently stayed at the dalhousie castle for our engagement/early honeymoon trip. Upon arrival to the castle our first thoughts were that it was stunning. The castle and grounds are absolutley beautiful. We arrived and were greeted by staff at reception who had to inform us of a room change. Although they had changed us to a nicer room it... More 

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John B, General Manager at Dalhousie Castle, responded to this review

Dear Julia S Thank you for your feedback. We have attempted to make contact with you without success. If you would be so kind as to contact us at the hotel so that we may discuss your review further as this does come somewhat as a shock to us. We look forward to hearing from you shortly. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a wonderful stay at this castle in Bonnyrigg. Breathtaking castle when we pulled up to it. Grounds were very well kept. They have a falconry too (separately reviewed) which is beyond cool. Room was Indian inspired and slept in a canopy bed. Shower was a bit of a mess with water leaking but this is an 850 year old... More 

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John B, General Manager at Dalhousie Castle, responded to this review

Dear Matthew R A wonderful review, thank you very much for sharing your experience. Our India room is very much enjoyed by our guests with the views of Midlothian and the less common history that India shares with our heritage. You are absolutely correct that occasionally we find logistical challenges with the property being 850 years old, but nonetheless we... More 

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