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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
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
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Newark, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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 yesterday 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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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 2 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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Longton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One night stay 15/04/2014 with a voucher for 2 course dinner, bed and breakfast. The young lady on reception was very pleasant on our arrival, informed us of where everything was to be found. The restaurant was booked up until after 8pm, so as we hadn't eaten decided to grab a late lunch. We walked to the Melville Arms pub... More

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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Excellent hotel, very helpful staff, highly recommended, excellent food at both dinner and breakfast beautiful grounds. If travelling from Edinburgh the local bus service is amazing and very reasonably priced

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We arrived on 8/4/14 at Melville Castle after booking a Groupon voucher break for one night with breakfast & 3 course meal with wine. Hotel does look impressive however it really is quite a big let down. The male receptionist advised us upon arrival that 2 rooms were booked in our name and offered us either a standard double or... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Totally enjoyed our stay worth the 1300 mile round trip. Would recommend to all that enjoy the finer things in life. Bedroom was elegant views from the windows made you feel like you were miles away from any major town, this made it worth the stay no street lights or noise from heavy traffic. Easy links to Edinburgh. Staff also... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were given a Groupon voucher for a two night stay with breakfast, 3 course meal and wine. I became very apprehensive when I tried to book this. I was greeted on the phone with a very loud sigh from a gentleman who made it obvious he was fed up with people phoning to ask questions - mainly, I think,... More

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Also Known As:
Melville Castle Dalkeith, Scotland
Address: Gilmerton Rd, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
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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