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Melville Castle Hotel

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Gilmerton Road, Dalkeith EH18 1AP Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Suites
Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We absolutely loved this hotel! During our short stay there were 3 weddings going on. One of them had a beautiful display of fireworks. The hotel is gorgeous, the food is great, the grounds are magnificent. We fed the animals, it was awesome!

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank melmacedot
Reviewed 3 days ago

Spent one night. Great place, very friendly staff. Rooms were good size. Comfortable beds and pillows. Great breakfast buffet. A wedding venue so expect crowds at times but all in all really good place.

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank U5521ESjohnm
Reviewed 6 days ago

We traveled to Scotland and decided to make Melville castle our basecamp, it was the best decision ever. Scotland is small so you can make a day trip to just about anywhere from this lovely Edinburgh hotel. You can easily take the bus into Edinburgh...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank Ginoberry
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We booked a nights stay, overlooking the fact the hotel appeared to be short of staff (no one on reception to check us in) Our room (superior) was tired to say the least! Shabby broken furnishings, poor house keeping compounded the disappointment! When ordering a...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Blue7129
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked an overnight stay with my elderly mother. Drove up in the dark; the Castle looked spectacular and we were greeted with a sweet smelling roaring fire in the stunning entrance hall. Staff lovely throughout our stay from the receptionist to the young man at...More

Date of stay: November 2018
Thank phemiemac
Response from AmyP3786, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 1 week ago

Dear Phemiemac, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback following your stay with us. It is great to hear you & your Mother felt warm and welcome in the Castle & you enjoyed the food served in our Brasserie. We are sorry...More

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About
Description
Melville Castle, once home to the influential Dundas family, is set within a 54 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river North Esk. Located just 20 minute drive from Edinburgh’s More city center this luxurious castle offers the tranquillity of a country setting on the doorstep of this thriving city. The 33 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. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Spa
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
$81 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Melville Castle Hotel Dalkeith, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
33
Price range
$81 - $201 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Melville Castle Hotel Dalkeith, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
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olga c
April 8, 2018|
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Response from kezziapat | Reviewed this property |
Hi it’s really in the middle of nowhere so probably not.
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Vicky F
March 7, 2018|
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Response from lunchladyNh | Reviewed this property |
Contact the hotel. I found them to be extremely helpful and kind. Be sure to tell them you will need a ground floor room. Although they have an elevator, we had to navigate stairs as well on the 2nd floor. I would also... More
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Vicky F
March 7, 2018|
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Response from Gayle L | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift and some of the rooms are amazing (ground flour) The best thing to do is speak to them directly. They will be able to advise you on what to do. Though some areas may not be accessible due to the structure.
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"Upgrade to a suite"
Raven4041
Aug 12, 2018
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"Get a room with view to backside of castle- nice views and very quiet"
MsVic
Aug 6, 2018
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"Room 1 has an upper floor for more space."
benmE1663EQ
Jul 22, 2018
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"Superior rooms are worth the little bit extra, but take note that some of the rooms have a mezzanine floor..."
kiwani689
Jul 8, 2018
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