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Visited the Witchery as a couple celebrating our first year anniversary. EVERYTHING about this place is simply old - not antique - just old. The smell of the rooms was of old fabric curtains that have spent years unwashed and gathering dust. The furniture looked...More
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As you will note from the majority of our reviews most people like what we do here, however, we know that our 16th century buildings, packed full of antiques are not for everyone and I'm glad...More
My wife and I recently stayed at the Witchery, in the Guardroom and found the experience to be so special and spectacular. The overall quality of the room and the service provided was top quality, from the turn down service to the free champagne upon...More
Let me just start by saying I honestly don't know how anybody can give this place a bad review. Where have they stayed before? Buckingham Palace! We are very lucky to be extremely well travelled and this place was on our bucket list of places...More
6 of us ate dinner here for New Year Eve, and I cannot fault the stunning decor and ambience of this place. However the service is poor and the staff unprofessional and miserable. The food was really poor and all 6 meals were bland. You...More
Looks the part but very under satisfying at best. At a total cost of 130 pounds for the meal (budget wasn’t an issue) but just expected abit more for the money. The Quality wasn’t there,the oysters very dry, the sauce with the rib eye steak...More
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US$475 - US$736 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.