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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 February 27, 2012

We booked a late weekend away at the Castle and paid £260.00 for a castle themed room and Dinner for 2 in the Dungeon restaurant. On arrival, someone took our bags and showed us to, and checked over our room. We stayed in the Louis XIV room which was much bigger than I expected. It had a little corridor and... More 

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Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

The rooms looked good on here, and we really fancied a night at a castle, well . . . we thoroughly enjoyed our night. We got a themed room deal on hotels.com for £99 via Trip Adviser, although learned from a couple of other guests they got a better deal (but that's just the roll of the dice). We decided... More 

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Kirkby Lonsdale, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2012

Dalhouise Castle is a small, but perfectly formed castle around 20 minutes south of Edinburgh. I enjoyed a 2 night stay here in January, a suprise 30th birthday present from my partner. The castle is set in approximately 20-30 acres of grounds and woodland, on the edge of the river Esk. There are several very pleasant walks to take around... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2012

This castle is stunning ... The grounds are beautiful the chapel is perfect, the dungeon is amazing, the library is fabulous - our room was nice it had been refurbished at some point a modern old style the bathroom was very modern but the tv in the bath did not work. Disappointing. The spa and the partitions made it feel... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2012

Staff organisation : bad Room : very good The castle itself : lovely But looking slightly tired Spa facility's : excellent Dungeon resturant : excellent Falconry : excellent Hotel would be perfect with a better communication and more motivated staff and the main areas of the hotel need abit of a re-decoration.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2012

I expected a stay at a Scottish castle to be a fabled experience so to speak, but Dalhousie was a little less than extraordinary I'm afraid to say. The interior of the castle is nicely decorated with furniture and objects from various periods. Their library is a quintessential one, complete with a giant fireplace, and it was my favorite part... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2012

We stayed for a long weekend in January, this being our second visit we already knew what to expect but our experience surpassed even our high expectations. Both the interior and exterior of the building are stunning and the rooms are of the quality and character that are in keeping with this gorgeous building. The dining experience in the Dungeon... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

I stay in loads of hotels due to my job. They are booked on my behalf so I have no control over where I stay, and, to be honest, I was a bit dubious when I read the reviews about this hotel. I can only assume that the owners of the hotel have made some improvements since those reviews were... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I wonder whether the General Manager reads any of the reviews of her hotel? We were dubious about booking after having read some shocking reviews on Trip Advisor, but members of our family wanted to stay in a Scottish Castle and this one is closest to Edinburgh. Our four poster room was scruffy, the door did not open properly, and... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

Our balcony door could not open and neither could the windows; had to get it fixed. Restaurant was empty and staff were unhelpful and not cheerful. However FALCONRY was GOOD.

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