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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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Cle Elum, Washington
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This review is for the restaurant only as my past experience with the hotel was not great. As a small group we dine in the dungeon a few times each year and in the past we really enjoyed it. We dined here last months and I noticed that things had gone down hill a bit, but I am usually willing... More 

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New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely place to stay, the rooms were comfortable, the property is in a nice setting. The food was excellent. The downside was the restaurant service. We ate in both the dungeon and the orangery, and the experience was similar. Service was very slow, items were forgotten, and the wait staff disappeared. We had ordered desert in the Dungeon and were... More 

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Wilmslow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

1. Booking.com where I booked somehow did not link with the hotel. Last minute it turned out that rooms that I booked 4 months earlier were somehow not available. In the end the hotel managed the crisis well and all was fine. Bad scare, though. Well done staff. 2. castle is beautiful, gardens lovely, good breakfast 3. we had rooms.... More 

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glasgow
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Have been here twice already this year for a spa day with friends. We were treated so well, we decided to have an overnight stay- good choice! Slight hiccup initially, as original booking was somehow lost, but thanks to Mhari (not sure how to spell your name!) it was sorted out.Paulina the front of house manager was aware of the... More 

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

We have just had a lovely overnight stay at Dalhousie Castle. We were given a gift experience voucher for this hotel. We didn't get a room in the actual hotel but in the lodge which was within the grounds but a modern building. Also the rooms were decorated in a modern style and could have been any generic hotel, not... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited Dalhousie Castle with my family for a weekend. When we arrived, the first thing I thought was, WOW, it is stunning! We were greeted by a lovely girl at reception and then taken to our room with help from another gentleman on reception. We had two rooms in the little country house on the bottom floor. They were... More 

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

Thank you very much for your kind review, we are delighted that you have taken the time to share your views and more importantly have had a wonderful time at our beautiful castle. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future More 

Rutherfordton, North Carolina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After reviewing the Dalhousie Castle website, I was so excited at the prospect of staying there. Sadly, my visit on July 18 left me very disappointed. First the good: The castle is lovely and has an impressive history. Dinner in The Dungeon was nice, and enhanced by our friendly, attentive waiter Pierre. Now for the not-so-good, which began as soon... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were declined due to a weeding party. Overbooking is the worst thing one hotel can do. No respect to the gests at all. The castle is ugly and hunted. Don't book this hotel. There are several better castles in Scotland. If you want to know Edinburg, stay in the city center.

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Scotland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked very last minute due to our own plans changing and to begin with everything was great – young girl on reception was very friendly and efficient. We were given room 41 (which was a bit of a maze to find but nice once we got there). Room was lovely – although few cobwebs were very visible above the... More 

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Perth, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

At the top of the large turret a 4 poster bed was the centre piece of a magnificent room . Views on 3 sides and a long walk to the loo was just part of the experience . We booked dinner in the dungeon which is a wonderful use of space . The staff although many were very young and... More 

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