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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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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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23 reviews 23 reviews
18 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
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 1 week 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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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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 1 week 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
15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Sykesville, Maryland
5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Cool castle to stay in but our overall experience was so, so. We occupied two rooms one of which being a themed room which is of good size. Both rooms were clean and well appointed. There were little things that got our attention though, like a loose toilet seat and loose towel holders. The staff seemed a bit aloof but... More

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was my first time ever staying at a castle hotel. Dalhousie Castle is about half an hour away from Edinburgh. When we first arrived, we were assigned the Cromwell Room (12), which I did not like. The hotel reception was kind enough to change my room to Sir William Wallace Room (22), which was much bigger on the top... More

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Salem, SC
18 reviews 18 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

In three weeks of staying in nine different hotels and inns in England, Ireland and Scotland, this was the only bad choice- and it was really bad from start to finish. All others we rated at least 4 stars and most were half the price. The staff at Dalhousie was very rude on check-in. Our "themed room" was up four... 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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