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Elegant 18th Century Castle

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Elegant 18th Century Castle

Private room in castle
16+ guests1 bedroom16 beds8 bathrooms
16+ guests
1 bedroom
16 beds
8 bathrooms
This is one of a few places in the area that has this feature.
Great check-in experience
90% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
Sparkling clean
10 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.

Melville Castle provides a comfortable selection of rooms and suites within the elegance of an 18th century castle. As one of Edinburgh’s most charming destinations, you’ll soon find out why so many of our guests return time and time again. Home to 32 bedrooms and suites, ranging from classic doubles to grand four poster suites, Melville Castle is the perfect place to escape from reality – even for one night.


Free parking on premises




147 Reviews

Andrea User Profile
August 2019
We stayed for just one night, but in that short time we had a great experience at the castle. Some of the highlights were receiving the leaflets which documented the history of the castle (a nice touch), the spaciousness of the rooms and the comfiness of the beds. Breakfast in…
Jill User Profile
August 2019
Gorgeous grounds and Castle... Only 20 mins outside Edinburgh. If you are not driving then just to get out of the hotel grounds is over a mile. Rooms lovely clean and comfortable. Dinner menu expensive, breakfast was really good.
Joanna User Profile
June 2019
We had a wonderful stay at Melville Castle! Lots of information about the castle and a map to explore the grounds as part of our check-in were a nice touch. The bar and Brasserie were both lovely, staff very helpful, friendly and attentive, food was great. The grounds and castle…
Mercy User Profile
May 2019
Excellent location and value for money. Restaurant was superb. Lovely romantic spot.
Alan User Profile
May 2019
Everything was fine. Room comfortable, bathroom clean, breakfast very good. Evening meal was rather average - definitely overpriced for what it was. I felt the place oversold itself a little - seemed a perfectly pleasant but unexceptional hotel, hence the 4 stars, not 5.
Hanifa User Profile
April 2019
It was an extraordinary experience staying at a stylish old castle in the middle of a forest. The farm animals kept around the premise give a very original sense of how was living in a Scottish palace.
Jasmine User Profile
February 2019
Very nice hotel - would recommend. Spacious room and lovely grounds.

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Edinburgh, United KingdomJoined in August 2013
Alina User Profile
147 Reviews
Melville Castle is an 18th Century Country House nestled within 50 acres of beautiful woodland estate on the outskirts of Edinburgh, only 20 minutes from the City Centre and Edinburgh Airport.
Response rate: 95%
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Things to keep in mind

Check-in: After 3PM
Checkout: 11AM
After 3PM

House Rules

  • No smoking
  • No pets
  • Parties and events are allowed