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Set within acres of wooded parkland, this fascinating 13th century fortress is on the banks of the River Esk. The Dalhousie Castle Hotel offers luxurious accommodation, award-winning fine dining, and spa and leisure facilities. Guests can descend an ancient stairway towards the atmospheric Dungeon Restaurant and enjoy 2 AA Rosette dining. Alternatively, the Orangery offers a more informal experience with sweeping views over the River Esk. The spa provides a range of treatments, along with hydro facilities such as a massaging jet pool, sauna, and steam pool. There are also opportunities for guests to enjoy archery, clay pigeon shooting, and falconry within the grounds. Dalhousie Castle Hotel is just a short distance from the A7 and Edinburgh is only 20 minutes' drive. It takes just 10 minutes to reach Rosslyn and Roslin Chapel, which is a possible resting place of the Holy Grail.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.2 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (9.1)

Want a great night's sleep? This hotel was highly rated for its very comfy beds.

Breakfast info

Continental, Full English/Irish, Buffet

Free parking available at the hotel


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Availability

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Room type
Number of guests
 
1 double bed
or
1 large double bed
1 double bed
1 double bed
2 single beds
or
1 large double bed
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Property practices

This property has told us they implemented certain practices across some or all of these categories: waste, water, energy and greenhouse gases, destination and community, and nature.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.5
Facilities
8.4
Cleanliness
8.8
Comfort
8.9
Value for money
8.0
Location
9.1
Free WiFi
6.9
High score for Bonnyrigg
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See what guests loved the most:

  • E
    Edward
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    Brilliant castle with lots of character, very comfortable rooms, and excellent facilities. But, above all: incredible staff. When we accidentally left an item in the room, Jamie and the reception staff kindly packaged them up and posted them back...
  • Jason
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    The stay in the actual castle was amazing. The breakfast was top notch and the food overall was of high quality and decent portion sizes. The spa facilities were ok and the stone massage was so relaxing. The fact that you could use the spa...
  • Mark
    United Kingdom United Kingdom
    We liked it so much because obviously it was a very old castle and it was so Grande and mystique, and has so much history dating back 800 years , it was finished to the highest standards also , plus it was so quiet which was great also .

Hotel surroundings

Restaurants
2 restaurants on site

  • The Dungeon Restaurant
    • Cuisine
      British • French • International • European
    • Ambiance
      Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Orangery
    • Cuisine
      British • Local • International • European
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Dalhousie Castle Hotel
Great facilities! Review score, 8.4

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Free WiFi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 2 restaurants
  • Room service
  • Family rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bath or shower
  • Private bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
Bedroom
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
View
  • Garden view
Outdoors
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Terrace
  • Garden
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Activities
  • Archery
  • Golf course (within 3 km)
Living Area
  • Seating Area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruits
    Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kid meals
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
Internet
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
    Reception services
    • Concierge service
    • Luggage storage
    • 24-hour front desk
    Entertainment and family services
    • Board games/puzzles
    Cleaning services
    • Daily housekeeping
    • Ironing service
      Additional charge
    • Dry cleaning
      Additional charge
    • Laundry
      Additional charge
    Business facilities
    • Fax/photocopying
      Additional charge
    • Meeting/banquet facilities
      Additional charge
    General
    • Non-smoking throughout
    • Wake-up service
    • Heating
    • Chapel/shrine
    • Carpeted
    • Family rooms
    • Ironing facilities
    • Non-smoking rooms
    • Iron
    • Room service
    Wellness
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Steam room
    • Spa facilities
    • Body treatments
    • Pedicure
    • Manicure
    • Make up services
    • Waxing services
    • Facial treatments
    • Beauty Services
    • Hammam
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Massage
      Additional charge
    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Solarium
    • Sauna
    Languages spoken
    • English
    • Spanish

    House rules

    Dalhousie Castle Hotel takes special requests - add in the next step!

    Check-in

    From 15:00

    Check-out

    Until 11:00

     

    Cancellation/
    prepayment

    Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

    Children and beds

    Child policies

    Children of any age are welcome.

    Children 3 years and above will be charged as adults at this property.

    To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

    Cot and extra bed policies

    0 - 2 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £45 per child, per night
    Cot upon request
    £15 per child, per night
    3 - 16 years
    Extra bed upon request
    £45 per child, per night

    Prices for cots and extra beds are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

    The number of extra beds and cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

    All cots and extra beds are subject to availability.

    No age restriction

    There is no age requirement for check-in

    Pets

    Pets are not allowed.

    Maestro Mastercard Visa Solo American Express Cash is not accepted Dalhousie Castle Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

    The fine print
    Need-to-know information for guests at this property

    Please note that the Spa has an age restriction of 16 years and over, and The Dungeon restaurant has an age restriction of 10 years and over.

    FAQs about Dalhousie Castle Hotel

    • Dalhousie Castle Hotel has 2 restaurants:

      • The Dungeon Restaurant
      • Orangery

    • Room options at Dalhousie Castle Hotel include:

      • Double
      • Suite
      • Twin/Double

    • Dalhousie Castle Hotel is 1.1 miles from the centre of Bonnyrigg. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

    • Check-in at Dalhousie Castle Hotel is from 15:00, and check-out is until 11:00.

    • The prices at Dalhousie Castle Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

    • Yes, Dalhousie Castle Hotel is popular with guests booking family stays.

    • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Dalhousie Castle Hotel on this page.

    • Dalhousie Castle Hotel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

      • Spa and wellness centre
      • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
      • Sauna
      • Massage
      • Hammam
      • Golf course (within 3 km)
      • Solarium
      • Facial treatments
      • Pedicure
      • Archery
      • Spa/wellness packages
      • Make up services
      • Spa facilities
      • Fitness/spa locker rooms
      • Spa lounge/relaxation area
      • Waxing services
      • Body treatments
      • Beauty Services
      • Steam room
      • Manicure

    • Guests staying at Dalhousie Castle Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental
      • Full English/Irish
      • Buffet