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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 #108 of 441 Edinburgh B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 5 days ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

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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6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week 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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Belfast, United Kingdom
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our fourth visit to the witchery and it never disappoints...from check-in to check-out, the experience is always wonderful; the suites are fantastically kitch and gothic and ooze the romantic energy from the myriad of couples who have stayed, the staff are friendly and courteous and the breakfast next day is the perfect end to a romantic getaway..

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Newbury, England, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked for yesterday evening (Saturday) for 6 adults and were in the garden room. We had been here 10 years ago and loved everything about the experience. To our disappointment this time it was an entirely different experience. Inattentive staff, poor choice of starters and over cooked Brule. They ran out of greens and brought drinks at different times.... More

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scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We dined in secret garden, from the moment we arrived the service was exceptional ... Friendly and helpful staff, attentive but not intrusive .... Food was delicious and very well presented, we shared the dessert platter loved it all ..... Can't wait to return :)

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Rotherham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My husband booked a stay here for my 40th birthday and it exceeded both our expectations. We stayed in the Inner Sanctum which was a fantastic suite with real character. The hospitality and attention to detail by the staff has to be commended as we were made to feel so welcome and nothing was too much trouble. If you want... More

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Foxboro
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19 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed in the Guardroom and it was gorgeous!! We had an entrance room with sofa, chairs and champagne and cookies waiting. There was another room with a sofa, fireplace and a table and chairs where breakfast was delivered each morning. Our bedroom was gorgeous with a bed, hidden tv and a vanity that had a hair dryer and straightener!!... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First thing's first. I am the type of person who will happily pay good money for good food. I was ecstatic to pay for the not so cheap bill as every sip and morsel was worth every single pound! The Witchery is beyond all expectations! We dined in the secret garden and the setting couldn't have been more enchanting. From... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My partner and I celebrated his 50th birthday by staying at the wonderful Witchery by the Castle. We stayed in the Sempill suite for 4 nights - which was beautifully sumptious. A thoroughly enjoyable stay. We opted for the breakfast hamper daily which was more than adequate. The wonderful staff tend to the rooms at least twice daily and are... 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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