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Elegant 18th Century Castle

Private room in castle hosted by Alina
16+ guests1 bedroom16 beds8 baths
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14 recent guests said this place was sparkling clean.
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100% of recent guests gave the check-in process a 5-star rating.
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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.

The space
Melville Castle is set within a 50 acre estate of wooded parkland on the picturesque banks of the river North Esk. Located just 20 minutes drive from Edinburgh’s city centre this luxurious castle offers the tranquillity of a country setting on the doorstep of this thriving city.

At one time the hunting seat of Mary Queen of Scots, the Castle was commissioned by the first Viscount Melville and designed by the renowned Scottish architect William Playfair in 1791 for entertaining on a grand scale, which it continues to do to this day

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Our classically furnished bedrooms are complete with crisp linen sheets, fluffy white towels and enchanting views of the surrounding woodland. The next morning, a wholesome Scottish or Continental breakfast is served prior to departur
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…

Amenities

Elevator
Free parking on premises
Wifi
Breakfast
Indoor fireplace
Hair dryer
TV
Iron
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4.71 out of 5 stars from 178 reviews
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Midlothian, United Kingdom

Hosted by Alina

Joined in August 2013
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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.
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House rules
Check-in: After 3:00 PM
Checkout: 11:00 AM
No smoking
No pets
Safety & Property
Carbon monoxide alarm
Smoke alarm

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