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Melville Castle

4.0 of 5 Castle   |   Gilmerton Rd, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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taunton
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed with a Groupon deal of evening meal and bed and breakfast for two. On the whole it was good value for the money we paid. Room was clean and comfortable. Food was very nice and the staff we encountered were friendly and polite. Couple of problems - no hotel information in the room but we were supplied with a... More

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York, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed here over Easter with my boyfriend as we were given a Groupon for an ‘overnight stay with a 3 course dinner and breakfast’ as a Christmas present. It was a lovely surprise and we were both very excited as we have never stayed in a castle and it seemed like a wonderful idea and something we would have never... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed there on 22/4/2014. It was clean and the staff were pleasant and polite. We had an evening meal which was very nice, the breakfast was good perhaps could have been a little warmer but overall an enjoyable stay.

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed at the hotel after booking with a voucher that included an evening meal. On first impressions the hotel looked very grand ( long, leafy driveway, impressive facade and a river in the grounds). When trying to check in we were told that our booking had been cancelled, after a little wait the receptionist apologised and handed us the... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed here on 3/4/14 after purchasing a 2 course dinner, bed and breakfast deal from wowcher. Based on the price we paid the hotel was good value for money. However the location of our room was not great a it was in the annex of the hotel and had rather low sloped ceilings, we could also hear the room... More

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Newark, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had two nights at Melville Castle Hotel and enjoyed our stay immensely. From the booking in to the booking out, the staff were always helpful, polite and friendly. The evening meal that we had on our first evening was excellent. The breakfast buffet was good and the staff kept on top of it so that everything was always available.... More

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Ballymena, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

On arriving at the castle it looked fabulous but after checking in and arrived in our room there were dirty mugs and spoons left from I presume previous guests and also a soap bag in the bathroom. Spoke to receptionist and she removed dirty mugs and came back with them washed, while she was in our room we mentioned the... More

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Nottingham
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We were lucky enough to be guests at a wedding here. The castle is very grand and located at the end of a lovely long driveway. Staff were welcoming upon our arrival and we were able to check in early and get ready for the wedding at our leisure. The room that we were in was lovely. Nicely decorated, good... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Melville Castle is in a perfect position to relax and rewind after a busy day sightseeing in Edinburgh. It is a country house hotel but close to town. The approach to the hotel up a long drive and the grounds were impressive. The dinner was good but not outstanding, however all members of the staff we encountered were friendly and... More

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Morpeth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Extremely good. Definitely visit again. Staff were very pleasant and helpful. Breakfast and dinner were first class. The bedrooms and bathrooms were very comfortable. The grounds were very picturesque to be in the virtual heart of the city.

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Additional Information about Melville Castle

Also Known As:
Melville Castle Dalkeith, Scotland
Address: Gilmerton Rd, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 1 Specialty lodging in Dalkeith
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Melville Castle 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Melville Castle, once home to the influential Dundas family, is set within a 50 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river North Esk. Located just 20 minutes drive from Edinburgh’s city center this luxurious castle offers the tranquility of a country setting on the doorstep of this thriving city.The 32 classically styled bedrooms offer all the luxury & comfort you deserve and our friendly team will take pleasure in catering to all your requirements during your stay. The Castle provides Bed and Breakfast accommodation and there are a number of award winning and highly recommended restaurants within 5 minutes drive.At one time the hunting seat of Mary Queen of Scots, the Castle was commissioned by the first Viscount Melville in 1791 for entertaining, which it continues to do to this day.We have ample free parking and a frequent 24 hour bus service to Edinburgh from the bus stop at the Castle Gates. Complimentary city maps and bus timetable are available at reception.Whether lounging with a drink next to a crackling fire in our library bar, or relaxing over a game of croquet on the lawn, we are sure you will enjoy your stay with us! ... more   less 
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