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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

I treated my parents to what I expected to be a lovely stay at a high standard of establishment at Dalhousie castle. I was slightly concerned when after leaving two messages on the answer phone after numerous calls that weren't answered to ask for a call back regarding my booking and two unanswered emails I actually wondered if Dalhousie castle...

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We were given a night's stay at Dalhousie Castle as a Christmas present - we both agreed it was one of the best presents we've ever had! There were a couple of downsides: 1 - The spa was on the small side - we were told that the castle was fully booked but for a good hour we were the...

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Perth, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

We arrived at Dalhousie Castle which is a lovely place, lots of character, also lots of stairs but no lift! We had a nice room warm and comfortable. This was a Christmas gift from our son. It could have been a better experience, there seems to be a lack of good cheer with some of the staff, and perhaps a...

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I had a wonderful stay at the Dalhousie castle, I stayed in the lower castle suite, It was spectacular! The dinner (monk fish and lobster risotto) was superb. You can touch history everywhere you go in the castle or on the grounds. The falconer was friendly and generous with her time, even though i had no time to book the...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

We were planning to stay at Dalhousie Hotel and delighted to find out dog could come with us. When booking we were told that there was £25 charge for the dog , for one night, plus they only have two dog rooms and they are both suites, we would also have to pay an upgrade charge of £40 , making...

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

After our engagement in December 2016 my fiancée and I spent the first weeks of the new year researching and viewing venues. Dalhousie Castle was our third viewing for which we drove fifty miles from our home town of Stirling to meet Ailie, the "senior wedding coordinator". Having sent an email to Ailie previously to no response we were slightly...

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1Thank P3te
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here through work who booked it through Expedia, cheaper than the Tavel lodge, this is a fantastic place to visit a definite for visitors from further a field. The grounds are spectacular, the hotel is ozzing in history & character. The rooms are grand, the hotel interior is grand, there's hidden rooms & staircases. All the fixtures &...

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Thank Lee S
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Staff too busy to help or give proper a welcome and left to fend to find own room in a place that's a maze and lack of decent signage in the Castle does not help either, the bed in the room was so old and rickety it afforded no privacy and when you turned over during the night the noise...

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This was booked as a gift intended as couples night away but we decided to take our 7 month old, I wouldn't recommend this hotel for children, or anyone with physical disabilities as there are lots of steps and narrow corridors as you would expect from a castle, this is not a criticism though, the staff could not have been...

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Gainesville, Florida
Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this one-night stay with dinner and breakfast included via a 3rd party castle getaway site, and were more than satisfied. Yes the place is very old (um... because it's a hundreds of years old castle...renovated in the 70's through 90's to be a hotel) - which either adds to your experience or takes away... If you are looking...

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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: ₹ 7,358 - ₹ 20,194 (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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“As far as we were aware there was no lift, and the castle as a whole is full of small steps up and down to different rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles hellosarahandtom, 26 Mar 2017 | Read review
“The lower castle suite is an experience like no other!!”
 of 5 bubbles Y9554PNstevel, 25 Mar 2017 | Read review
“If you stay in "castle rocks" close the doors after you & lock them, they don't lock after you like a hotel.”
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