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The Witchery by the Castle

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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“the secret garden”(269 reviews)
“old rectory”(105 reviews)
“inner sanctum”(103 reviews)
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed yesterday

My wife and I recently stayed at the Witchery, in the Guardroom and found the experience to be so special and spectacular. The overall quality of the room and the service provided was top quality, from the turn down service to the free champagne upon...More

Thank Graham M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Let me just start by saying I honestly don't know how anybody can give this place a bad review. Where have they stayed before? Buckingham Palace! We are very lucky to be extremely well travelled and this place was on our bucket list of places...More

Thank mandy641
Reviewed 1 week ago

6 of us ate dinner here for New Year Eve, and I cannot fault the stunning decor and ambience of this place. However the service is poor and the staff unprofessional and miserable. The food was really poor and all 6 meals were bland. You...More

Thank karenhomestaging
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Looks the part but very under satisfying at best. At a total cost of 130 pounds for the meal (budget wasn’t an issue) but just expected abit more for the money. The Quality wasn’t there,the oysters very dry, the sauce with the rib eye steak...More

Thank Niel H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was our first stay in Edinburgh and The Witchery by the Castle exceeded all expectations. Each of the suites are very different and beautifully furnished. We stayed in The Armoury, The Turret and The Herriot; experiencing a different suite each night. Our favourite was...More

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Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
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$472 - $733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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$472 - $733 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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Marta L
December 28, 2017|
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Response from janedavis2009 | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know best call the restaurant
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Jemma M
September 12, 2017|
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Response from James C | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest smart casual as a minimum.
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RoseAnna H
April 13, 2017|
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Response from carmichael1302 | Reviewed this property |
Yes and I believe that the lunch menu is available until 16:00
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"The Turret was our favourite - magnificent bathroom, double shower, space, luxurious"
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"The Turret Suite is top notch. Spring for it!"
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