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Kilsyth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Have been visiting Dalhousie Castle once a year for the past 20 years, as ever great hospitality from the staff. Had dinner in the Dungeon restaurant which as usual was up to expectation with a fabulous 3 course meal provided. Main course highlight was the monkfish risotto. Prior to the meal it is customary to meet in the wonderful library...

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New Cumnock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Having read some of the previous reviews there are obviously some very unlucky customers or very professional moaners. My wife and I stayed recently for one night being a gift for our Ruby wedding anniversary. Several days before our stay I telephoned to arrange a time for afternoon tea which was included in the package. The phone was answered promptly...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We stayed here for one night in Feb and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were lovely and friendly, very welcoming and chatty. We stayed in one of the four poster themed rooms - room 8, the room decor was fantastic and had a lovely balcony with views over the grounds and stream. It really felt like we were sleeping...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a Christmas Gift we were given a Afternoon Tea Gift Voucher. Voucher states you can only book on line. On the hotel webpage there is no facility to book a Afternoon Tea. Tried to phone hotel reception on various days but nobody answers. Booked online for Orangery hoping it would understand we were not booking lunch. Got a email...

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Nottingham
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Many of the problems of this hotel – which could be fantastic – appear to stem from under-staffing, under-trained staff, and desperate lack of attention to detail. (It seems never to have occurred to them to check anything.) And poisonous levels of wood smoke. The Good Firstly, it’s important to state that Dalhousie Castle looks splendid on approach, especially when...

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Greenock, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed in room 17! Themed four poster room Robert the Bruce room! Possibly the best hotel room I've had, it just had something old, Scottish about it! I loved the room, this room for me was better than the one I stayed in at Cameron house! Something quite hunting about the whole hotel, great hotel, was really impressed! However here's...

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took my mother for Afternoon Tea on 4th February, amazing! We've both been for many Afternoon Teas & up until now Turquoise Thistle in York Place was by far the best choice over any of the large Edinburgh hotels, but now Dalhousie Castle is at the top of the tree! Beautiful setting, staff great (more senior staff member in...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Much better visit this time. We even got a full 30 min treatment. And the showers worked without overflowing or having someone else's dirty hair and scum floating around. And. Tada the spa pool was warm. This trip was a replacement for the last twice we had been. As both times the boiler was broken and the spa pool was...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very clean Nice rooms Quiet and relaxing Aqua Spa treatments were very good and reasonably priced Evening meal very upmarket Wifi was intermittent depending on what part of the castle you were in Was nice to sleep in a castle

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portsmouth
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We arrived very early on Saturday morning as we were in Edinburgh for the six nations. The receptionist checked if we could check in however as it was so early this wasn't possible they were able to keep our bags and said they were able to call us when the room was ready (we didn't take advantage of this as...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Dalhousie Castle Hotel and Aqueous Spa is a magnificent 13th century fortress set within acres of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the River Esk. From the moment you arrive at Dalhousie Castle a warm Scottish welcome awaits. Whether relaxing in the the Spa, gathering in the library next to the open fire, dining in the vaulted 2 Rosette winning dungeon restaurant, or retiring to your chambers, you will always feel as welcome as the 'Laird'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Dalhousie Castle

Address: Dalhousie Castle grounds, Bonnyrigg EH19 3JB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Bonnyrigg
Price Range: $144 - $399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dalhousie Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Dalhousie Castle Bonnyrigg
Dalhousie Castle Hotel Bonnyrigg
Castle Dalhousie
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“Check with the hotel if you have any accessibility problem.”
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