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Melville Castle Hotel

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  • Excellent46%
  • Very good27%
  • Average12%
  • Poor8%
  • Terrible7%
Travellers talk about
“afternoon tea”(81 reviews)
“superior room”(20 reviews)
“entrance hall”(16 reviews)
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Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
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Pool
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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 city center this luxurious castle offers the tranquillity of a country setting on...
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Gilmerton Road, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
17.8 km to Edinburgh Airport
38 restaurants are within a 2 km radius
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Approaching Melville Castle down a long wooded driveway gives one a sense of anticipation and then the castle comes into view with its two turrets majestically standing on either end. Upon entering the castle a lovely and well maintained lobby with a beautiful staircase welcomes...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Stayed here with parents and my 2 children earlier in July. The staff and service was just fantastic Everyone is so friendly and accommodating My children have told me pretty much every day since leaving that they miss it too

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I got married here in June and overall it was such a wonderful experience. We stayed at the castle in the week leading up to the wedding, and had so many people coming in from the US that we were able to...More

2  Thank kiwani689
Response from Amy P, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear kiwani689, Thank you very much for your feedback following your stay at the Castle and thank you for choosing us to have one of the most important days of your life. It was a beautiful Wedding and fantastic we were able to welcome and...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Just spent three days with the grandchildren I cannot recommend the castle highly enough! So many fantastic customer service examples. The staff are wonderful the hotel is gorgeous and the grounds are beautiful. A special mention for John, Timi, Sam and so many other brilliant...More

Thank MapManEssex
Response from Amy P, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear MapManEssex, What a delightful review to read! So glad to hear that the grandchildren as well as yourselves felt very welcome and had a good break. We cant wait for you to return either! Kindest Regards, The Melville Castle Team.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A gorgeous old building in a beautiful setting, this hotel was perfect for a wee night away with a friend so we could chill and catch up. We had a superb meal (lovely slow cooked lamb and an amazing upside down cheesecake) and ended up...More

Thank den2703
Response from Amy P, Front Office Manager at Melville Castle HotelResponded 6 days ago

Dear den2703, Many thanks for leaving your kind feedback and delighted to hear you enjoyed the food. Our staff are indeed full of character and happy to hear you and your friend had a good laugh with them. We really hope to welcome you back...More

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Free Parking
Free Internet
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Wheelchair Access
Breakfast included
Meeting Rooms
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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US$98 - US$261 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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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
8 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
8 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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