We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 1 Bonnyrigg hotels

Dalhousie Castle

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EHI9 3JB, Scotland
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added Dalhousie Castle to your Saves list
Dalhousie Castle
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
74%
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Bonnyrigg
Certificate of Excellence 2013
A recent review
Write a Review

593 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    260
    174
    85
    45
    29
See reviews for
76
322
6
16
Rating summary
  • 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
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (110)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
UK
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dalhousie Castle is stunning. The building is beautiful, grounds are gorgeous and the staff were all very kind to us. We all (especially the kids) loved exploring the castle and grounds. We stayed in the William Wallace room on the top floor. The room was very large with a balcony which had great views. The food in the Orangery was... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Pittenweem, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at Dalhousie Castle after buying a voucher in It is on. On arrival we were greeted warmly by a Spanish male receptionist. We were in a basic room but it was still very quaint & clean. The beds were two singles pushed together but it wasn't a problem. We headed down to the spa which was fairly small... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've wanted to visit Dalhousie for some time after reading many reviews on trip advisor. but was put off by the £300 p/n room rate, so when an itison deal came on for £139 for DBB I took 2 nights. I stayed in the Robert the Bruce themed room the only reason it was themed on the Bruce we believed... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Warwick, United Kingdom
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the hotel as part of a birthday trip away and we were not disappointed. The castle is steeped in history and provides a real escape from Edinburgh's busy city centre. Our room had a gorgeous high ceiling and a four poster bed with brilliant views of the surrounding grounds. We relaxed in the spa, which although a little smaller... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Morpeth, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Obtained this booking by voucher and phoned Hotel to upgrade room Paid extra £45 over and above voucher price of £139 for 1 nights B & B + eve meal + bottle wine and was told this would be a 4 poster room (room 12) I can only describe the bed as a big chunky frame made from railway sleepers... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Leyland, England
1 review
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for a wedding at the weekend and on arrival immediately noticed it had awful decorating for a place that takes in so much money! When we finally got into our room, we wasn't very impressed as our bed was two singles put together with a kingsize duvet, the headboard was some wooden thing attached to the wall,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Me and my partner stayed at this venue for a wedding. Saying the rooms where so expensive I was not very impressed to find wallpaper falling off the walls, damp patches, paint fading and scratched on the headboards, chairs wobbling and nearly falling to bits. nothing about the stay was luxury at all, I can honestly say ive stayed in... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Top Contributor
67 reviews 67 reviews
20 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The title says it all. The rooms have wallpaper falling off the walls, they are poorly lit and uncomfortable beds. We attended a wedding breakfast. The food was awfully slow. Tables were eating different courses! The soup could have been a tinned one, the risotto was cold and 20mins late, they ran out of food so despite pre ordering meals,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
london
Contributor
18 reviews 18 reviews
16 hotel reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Had a lovely stay at Dalhousie. The room was grand clean and had all the facilities you could want! The spa was small, but lovely . Breakfast in the morning was great and dinner in the dungeon was exquisite!! Would definitely recommend, surrounded by beautiful grounds and the owl sanctuary is worth a visit! Not far to Edinburgh which is... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Contributor
19 reviews 19 reviews
15 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed here on a recent birthday and the staff went out of their way to be helpful and attentive. Stayed in room with turret which had beautiful views over the countryside. Rooms are a bit tired and bathrooms could do with a makeover but it was atmospheric and bed was so comfortable. We ate in the orangery restaurant and had... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to Dalhousie Castle? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Dalhousie Castle

Address: Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EHI9 3JB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Bonnyrigg
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 hotels in Bonnyrigg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:3 star — Dalhousie Castle 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Booking.com, Travelocity, Expedia, Orbitz, Tingo, Priceline, Agoda, Venere and TripOnline SA so you can book your Dalhousie Castle reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Dalhousie Castle Bonnyrigg
Dalhousie Castle Hotel Bonnyrigg
Castle Dalhousie
Dalhousie Castle Scotland/Bonnyrigg

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Dalhousie Castle, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.