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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday 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 5 days 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 NEWvia 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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Thank Mel W
Reviewed 1 week 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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Thank Elizabeth L
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week 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
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Dalhousie Castle is a beautiful 12th Century building oozing with charm and mystery. The biggest mystery however is why anyone would go back again after staying once! I've just returned from a one night stay that did little to inspire or relax me but most importantly, I'm still hungry! When we arrived the welcome was severely lacking. There was no...

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3Thank Gavin K
Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What can I say, this place is amazing and then some, the views and building magnificent (just look at the pictures) & that my friend, is where the magic ends! When we drove up, I was so impressed, that all I could do was admire the beauty of the place. We arrived at 21.30 and all we wanted was some...

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2Thank ZedA07
Scotland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'd really like to give this hotel a 3.5 rating but as this is not possible, on balance have given it 4 stars Check in was easy & the receptionist was polite but the only information we were given about the hotel was that breakfast times were on our card . We had to ask the whereabouts of the various...

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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: $131 - $367 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Dalhousie Castle 4*
Number of rooms: 29
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Also Known As:
Dalhousie Castle Bonnyrigg
Dalhousie Castle Hotel Bonnyrigg
Castle Dalhousie
Dalhousie Castle Scotland/Bonnyrigg
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“Just do not go”
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“Ask for one with a safe bathroom.”
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“Room 1-Lady Catherine is lovely. Good views.”
 of 5 bubbles CatLarkin, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“dont expect to speak to a manager”
 of 5 bubbles TheHonestExplorer, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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