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The Witchery by the Castle

5.0 of 5 Bed and Breakfast   |   The Royal Mile | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, Scotland (Castle / Royal Mile / High St)
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Ranked #107 of 442 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Barnes22 Lancashire
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This was my had to visit place whilst in Edinburgh. Both my friend and I are veggie's so the only choice was part of a three or two choice menu. We made our choice and when it arrived was no more than a starter I asked if this was a starter and was told no main meal from set menu.... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are lucky enough to have stayed in the Herriot and Guard Room Suites before and this time we tried the newer Turret room. In a word I would use a lot I describe the Witchery it was amazing!! Everything is designed to tempt your senses from the champagne chilling on arrival to the decadent four poster and the centre... More

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The best hotel in the world, great experience - wonderful - we will certainly be visiting again. I recommend this hotel to everyone. Thank you the Witchery Hotel! Not the chepeast place to stay, but worth it for the experience.

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely room rather authoritarian concierge who, even though we were hotel guests didn't want us to have a look down the stairs at an empty garden restaurant!! Rather rude to say the least and certainly not a welcoming end to our stay. Shame really and made us feel very uncomfortable. Certainly not an attitude I'd expect from what should be... More

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I booked The Sempill room at the Witchery on an impulse. We arrived on a Sunday so parked in Castle Tce. It was quite a hike to The Royal Mile but it added to the adventure. The reception is in the restaurant. After checking in we were guided across the street into one of the Closes and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked the Inner Sanctum suite for two nights as part of our honeymoon and we could not have chosen a more romantic, provocative and inviting suite. It is a very large suite made up of three rooms, a bathroom, a sitting room and large room with a canopied four-poster bed flanked with a sconce on either side for reading,... More

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Luss
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We have been here twice. Certainly not the cheapest place to stay but worth every single penny. I loved it from start to finish. From the champagne on arrival to breakfast in the room. Staff are fab, location is great and the ambiance is just perfect. Love love love it :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

From the moment you arrive the experience is amazing. The suite itself was fantastic, champagne on ice on arrival waiting for us in the first room, a separate and sumptuous dining room all laid out, and the most beautiful bedroom complete with four poster. We had intended to eat at the restaurant but we really wanted to spend as much... More

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Bremerton
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed in the Library. Loved the hidden doors. Expected one, got more. And was surprised it had a little kitchen. Bathtub wasn't very big and felt crowded for a shower but it did meet the ambiance factor. Loved the tile floor. Food/breakfast was great. Roxy was so very helpful & friendly. Parking is difficult due to it's location so... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We stayed for one night as it is pricey and ideal for very special occasions. It was our forth stay. We we were treated to first class service,professional and pleasant. No where can match the level of magic and luxury you find here. Champagne, chocolates water and even cookies in your suite. No problem having plentiful supplies of ice brought... More

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Address: The Royal Mile | Castlehill, Edinburgh EH1 2NF, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Castle / Royal Mile / High St , Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Witchery by the Castle 5*
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