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The Retreat Castle Rooms

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Overview
  • Excellent82%
  • Very good13%
  • Average1%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“four poster”(16 reviews)
“quirky hotel”(4 reviews)
“warmest welcome”(2 reviews)
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Wheelchair Access
4 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We were in Edinburgh for a few days visiting the fringe festival and owing to the high prices in the City centre we stayed at The Retreat. We loved it ! Not only was the decor quirky and interesting but the hosts, Jude and Peter,...More

Thank thaibanana
Response from PeterJude2, Owner at The Retreat Castle RoomsResponded 3 days ago

Thanks guys for your very kind review and it was lovely having you to stay and glad you enjoyed all that the festival has to offer. Good tip about having change for the bus it always helps!!! Glad the breakfast set you up for the...More

Reviewed 19 June 2018

We had a wonderful stay at this romantic castle. We felt like princesses in the beautiful four-poster bed. The whole castle was very impressive and it fulfills girl dream. Jude was very friendly and the breakfast was delicious. Especially to Jude I (Anne) would like...More

Thank _annegret_sewering
Response from PeterJude2, Owner at The Retreat Castle RoomsResponded 23 June 2018

Thank you for your lovely review- nice to feel like a princess every now and then!!! 👸 it was fantastic to meet you both and hopefully the next time you are in Scotland we will look forward to seeing you both again. Best wishes Jude

Reviewed 14 June 2018

It's not often I'm challenged to review establishments but this is definitely one of those occasions. Nevertheless it gets five stars because it scores perfectly at everything it is trying to achieve. Some things you can forgive in hospitality locations, but cleanliness and friendliness do...More

Thank David H
Response from PeterJude2, Owner at The Retreat Castle RoomsResponded 15 June 2018

Wow David - can’t say I can match your prose but thank you so much for such an unexpected and delightful review. It’s always fantastic when we get appreciative guests and find out we are doing it right. Much appreciated and hopefully see you and...More

Reviewed 1 June 2018

A short bus ride on bus 31 leaves the noise and bustle of Edinburgh to a quiet, tree lined property in Bonnyrigg called The Retreat Castle. The property is managed by Jude and Peter, both with extensive experience in the hospitality business. It shows! The...More

Thank claude46
Response from PeterJude2, Owner at The Retreat Castle RoomsResponded 2 June 2018

Hello Claude and Sally it was lovely meeting you both and thank you so much for such a glowing review!! It made our day and it’s nice when you have such fantastic guests to stay also! Hope The rest of your vacation went to plan...More

Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Superb place to stay - fantastic large 4 poster room. Very friendly service and hospitality. Unique surroundings with a myriad of quirky features to please the eye. Very quiet and comfy. Highly recommended 😃

Thank The_Admiral_Scotland
Response from judepeterh, Owner at The Retreat Castle RoomsResponded 10 May 2018

Thank you so much for taking the time to write such a lovely review of your stay at The Retreat Castle. It’s nice to hear positive feedback. Many thanks Jude and Peter

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Amenities
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Breakfast Available
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Charming Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Quaint Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Family Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Bonnyrigg
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$153 - US$183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#1 Charming Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Romantic Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Historic Hotel Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Quaint Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Family Hotel in Bonnyrigg
#1 Mid-range Hotel in Bonnyrigg
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
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"Choose the four poster if it's free."
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"Front room with the balcony and 4 poster bed was great."
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"always check to see if your room overlooks anything....ie building site ....or is near the lift as this can..."
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"All rooms are nice, but I believe a four poster is available."
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