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The Retreat Castle Rooms

1 Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EH19 3HS, Scotland
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Ranked #1 of 2 Bonnyrigg B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
viccid Glasgow, United Kingdom
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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed at the Retreat due to the close location to Dalhousie Castle where a friend was getting married. I am normally such a difficult person to please but I have to say Jude went out of her way to make our stay the best, even texting to introduce herself and see if we needed directions. Four poster room was... More

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Paisley, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at The Retreat castle after a wedding at Dalhousie Castle, it was only about 3 mins drive from each other. I can honestly say our room (room 6) was much bigger and much nicer, than the rooms at Dalhousie ( I know this as I had seen two of my friend's rooms there). The mattress was AMAZING and... More

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Dubai, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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12 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2014

Stayed for 3 nights at The Retreat Castle just after Christmas, just my husband and I as kids were with Granny! Easy to find. A fantastic warm welcome from Jude, who explained how everything worked, how to get the bus etc - a fountain of knowledge! The room we had was beautiful, lovely comfortable 4 poster bed - cold at... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2013

Well what can I say but fab, everthing from the host to the rooms and the breakfast.booked this hotel off the internet to go to a 50th birhday family celebration and would definelty go back, well worth the money, it is a gem thanks for having us.

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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2013

If you look for a castle to stay in Bonnyrig, look no further. Retreat Castle is a charming old building in a small village in Edinburg's countryside. It is at a 30 minutes' drive from the airport, and a 20 minutes' drive from Edinburgh old town centre. You can book online, but you'll enjoy much more to book by calling.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013 via mobile

Just got back from a 2 night stay whilst attending a friends wedding. What a great place!! We stayed in a four poster room and it was beautiful. Jude was the perfect host and makes you really welcome, nothing is too much trouble. Breakfast is plenty and cooked fresh by Jude. Thanks for everything.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2013

Just got home after a two night stay and have to say loved the place, the décor is quirky and really works. Everyone was really friendly and welcoming and the room (I had one with a four poster bed) was great. I would definitely stay here again.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Stayed over August 25th bank holiday weekend 2013 and can honestly say how me and my partner enjoyed our stay. The friendly and accommodating landlady and landlord were brilliant. Rooms are kept to a high standard and breakfast was top notch. Definitely going back next time I'm up that way.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We stayed here for one night last week and we couldn't have been more pleased. Jude is a very welcoming and friendly host and we were made to feel right at home as soon as we arrived. The family room was very comfortable and extremely clean and the bathroom was gorgeous! Unfortunately the bar and restaurant were closed when we... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013 via mobile

Tucked away in a resedential area, The Retreat Castle is a little surprise and a lot of fun. There are bits and bobs everywhere you look; nostalgic, olde-wolde and quirky. The rooms were huge and despite the age of the place, have been kept very well. The hostess, Jude, was incredibly welcoming, helpful, hospitable and very down-to-earth. There was a... More

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Also Known As:
The Retreat Castle Rooms Scotland/Bonnyrigg
Address: 1 Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EH19 3HS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Bonnyrigg
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1 of 2 B&Bs / Inns in Bonnyrigg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A friendly family run Fairytale Castle close to Edinburgh City centre. With 5 quality rooms some with four poster and set in tranquil 1.5 acres with playarea and large gardens. Unique guesthouse offering genuine friendly hospitality only 6 miles from Edinburgh with direct bus route. Minutes from the City by-pass and near to Rossyln Chapel. Ideal location if you are going to a function or wedding in nearby Dalhousie, Meville, Oxenfoord, Borthwick or Crighton Castles.Set yourself up for the day with one of our hearty full Scottish breakfasts- all local produce.A warm wecome awaits you at the Retreat Castle Rooms. ... more   less 
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