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    Melville Castle

    Gilmerton Road, Dalkeith EH18 1AP, Scotland
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    06/08/2017 07/08/2017
    US$166
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    Overview
    • Excellent46%
    • Very good27%
    • Average12%
    • Poor8%
    • Terrible7%
    Travellers talk about
    “afternoon tea” (81 reviews)
    “superior room” (19 reviews)
    “entrance hall” (14 reviews)
    Free Internet
    Free Parking
    Breakfast included
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    1 - 5 of 929 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday

    Had a great stay at Melville Castle. The rooms were good and the food was superb. Everyone was very helpful and genuine. While is was outside of Edinburgh, it was not a bad drive to get to the Royal Mile, etc.

    Thank Shank65
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    After the hectic pace of Edinburgh we booked one night here. Wish we had stayed more. So peaceful and relaxing it was tough to leave. We were all in awe of Timmy who greeted us at reception,served us dinner, catered to our outside patio requests...More

    Thank rupertone
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The exterior of this fine looking building and its setting initially fills you with excitement at the experience to come. Sadly, expectations are soon dashed. The first room we were allocated was so awful I returned to reception and asked to be moved. The staff...More

    1  Thank JANDKL2
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    It is hard to believe that I spent the night in Mary, Queen of Scots hunting castle. The exterior of Melville Castle is breathtaking and the grounds are quiet and picturesque. Upon arrival, the attendant at the front desk was pleasant and very helpful in...More

    1  Thank jordanwalker320
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We had a lovely room at the back of the hotel with a view to a paddock with a couple of horses and some wandering chickens escaping from their chicken shed in the morning. The room was large and we were provided with the castle...More

    Thank Bond077
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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Free Parking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Breakfast included
    • Free Internet
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    • Free Parking
    • Breakfast included
    • Meeting Rooms
    • Banquet Room
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Conference Facilities
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$113 - US$223 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Smoking rooms available
    • Number of rooms
    • 32
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    • Midlothian >
    • Dalkeith
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    Jackie G
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Richard H | Reviewed this property |
    I am sorry but you will need to direct your question direct to the hotel. All I can say is it is a lovely setting and if chosen for your wedding then I don't think you would be disappointed.
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    Jackie G
    9 July 2017|
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    Response from Kent S | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I am afraid I don't know the answer to Your questions. We were there on holiday. But the food and wine we had...was overall very good. The had a large tent outside. Maybe atleast for 100-150 guests. And main room inside... More
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    Patty L
    30 June 2017|
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    Response from Jeanpratt69 | Reviewed this property |
    We were only there one night , so think that is the answer anything from one to what ever you want
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    "Rear rooms probably won't hear cars at night comming into hotel on gravel lot."
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    "Quieter rooms are in the back of the hotel"
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    "Rooms at the back of the hotel are quieter"
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    "Don't bother"
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