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Melville Castle Hotel

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Free Internet
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
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Bar/Lounge
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Melville Castle is a lovely venue and hotel rooms and main building is nice. Food nice and wedding hall is lovely decorated. However in regards to wedding events the marquee is a massive letdown. Please be advised that the sound limiter in the wedding attended...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank brian W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here recently for a wedding. The castle is quite atmospheric and sits in some beautiful grounds. Our room was comfortable and well appointed although the tea and coffee things are hidden away and we only discovered them while searching for the hair dryer....More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank gelias51
Response from AmyP3786, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Gelias51, Thank you for taking the time to leave us your feedback following your stay with us. We are delighted to hear you enjoyed your overall stay with us including our famous breakfast buffet! Thank you for pointing out the tea tray being slightly...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We really enjoyed our three nights at this hotel. I wanted to stay in a castle and this met my expectations. It is smaller but in a beautiful setting and you feel the experience of how grand it was when just one family lived in...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Amyjo2312
Response from AmyP3786, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Amyjo2312, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback following your stay with us. We are honoured to learn we were the chosen venue for your Castle stay and that we met your expectations. Wishing you a Happy New...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A 2 night stay, convenient for visiting family in Dalkeith. Mezzanine room was 'quirky', not good for anyone with mobility problems bed up fairly steep stairs everything else including tiny TV downstairs. Room was very clean, warm, bed and bedding good. Good shower - over...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank patriciacampbell2016
Response from AmyP3786, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Patriciacampbell2016, Thank you for taking the time to leave us feedback following your stay with us. Its fantastic to hear that all round you had an enjoyable stay with us and we hope to welcome you back soon. Wishing you a Happy New Year....More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an experience to stay in an old castle. The building is well maintained, rooms are clean and serviced daily. The grounds are beautiful and captivating when you go for walks. The meals are tasty and they cater for everyone.More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank wayne_hudson
Response from AmyP3786, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Wayne_hudson, Thank you very much for taking the time to leave us your feedback following your stay with us. How lovely to hear you enjoyed your stay all round, something our team always strive for! We hope you enjoyed your Christmas day with us...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
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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 Centre 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
US$72 - US$200 (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
US$72 - US$200 (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
9 April 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
7 March 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
7 March 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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"If you have mobility problems do check that there is a room suitable for you."
patriciacampbell2016
3 weeks ago
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"Upgrade to a suite"
Raven4041
12 Aug 2018
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"Get a room with view to backside of castle- nice views and very quiet"
MsVic
6 Aug 2018
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"Room 1 has an upper floor for more space."
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22 Jul 2018
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