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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 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
Lynda M Reading, United Kingdom
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Reading, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent B&B, friendly home from home stay. Jude great hostess. Big breakfasts to keep you going all day. On bus route To Edinburgh with advantage of a country stay. Highly recommended if you want to visit city but not stay in centre.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014 via mobile

Great friendly greeting great nights sleep good breakfast great location very quirky nothing too much trouble big recommend great place to chill out and relax and not too far from Edinburgh but away from the city enough to relax

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

having stoppped at the dalhousie castle on several occassions and ringing them and been told that it was £160 for single occupancy even though on booking.com was £120 was told to book it by booking.com ...decided to stay here absolutely brilliant had four poster bedded room with large bathroom. friendly staff who could not do enough for me. brilliant breakfast... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

It would appear to be the case that this was once operated as a hotel, complete with bar and restaurant, and the owners have now decided to operate more akin to bed and breakfast than a hotel. I received a really warm welcome and felt almost as part of the family during my stay. The place is well worth visiting... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

This unique hotel was warm and welcoming from the moment we walked in the door. The decor is beautiful and set in a gorgeous location only 10-15 mins to Edinburgh City. The couple who run it, Jude + Peter, made us feel like part of the family. They offered us an instant upgrade to a gorgeous room with a huge... More

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Chorley, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2014

My husband and I stayed here for 2 nights on our tour of Scotland this May. Jude was really welcoming, especially after a long cold day on the motorbike. This is such a stylish and quirky place to stay. We loved the room with all the different mirrors and pieces of history on the wall. The bed was really comfortable.... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2014

I booked two double rooms at this guest house for myself and my husband and our two American friends. Our friends love quirky places so the Retreat seemed the ideal place . We certainly weren't disappointed ! We were met by Jude who made us feel very welcome and was always available it we wanted info or help. She has... More

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

My wonderful girlfriend booked this as a surprise birthday weekend. We were greeted by Jude at the door of this quirky, intriguing castle. This guest house is full of character and the owners are most friendly. Our room was fantastic with a cute turret, we both loved the decor. Our favorite bit was the four poster bed which was so... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014 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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

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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Address: 1 Cockpen Road, Bonnyrigg EH19 3HS, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Bonnyrigg
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
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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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