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Melville Castle Hotel, Golf and Event Venue

Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH181AP, UK
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  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
    Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • On Site Golf
    On Site Golf
  • WiFi (Public Spaces)
    WiFi (Public Spaces)

At the 4* Melville Castle Hotel, enjoy the tranquil comfort and luxury that this historic castle in Edinburgh has to offer.

Claire MacnairProduct Manager
Rooms & Facilities
Facilities: swipe to see more
  • Free Wifi
    Free Wifi
  • Disabled Rooms
    Disabled Rooms
  • Private Car Park
    Private Car Park
  • Lift
  • On Site Golf
    On Site Golf
  • WiFi (Public Spaces)
    WiFi (Public Spaces)

Number of Bedrooms: 32

Parking Spaces: 35

Steps into Hotel: 0

Check In Time: 3pm

Check Out Time: 11am

The Melville Castle Hotel on the outskirts of Edinburgh is an 18th Century Country House Hotel nestled within 50 acres of beautiful woodland estate. Although Melville Castle is located in the country side, Edinburgh City Centre and Edinburgh Airport are only 20 minutes away. This 4 star castle hotel in Scotland was once a hunting seat of Mary Queen of Scots, and was commissioned by the first Viscount Melville. In recent years Melville Castle has been carefully restored and brought back to life by the Hay family, who continue to be responsible for the castle to this day

Enjoy your stay in this historic Edinburgh Castle in one of the 32 comfortable en-suite bedrooms. Choose from 21 Classic Rooms, 10 Superior Rooms or one of the two luxurious suites.

The Melville Castle Brasserie Restaurant is available for guest to enjoy breakfast, lunch, dinner or afternoon tea. Enjoy a pre-dinner drink of a night cap in the Cellar Bar or Library Bar.

The Melville Castle Hotel in Edinburgh offers great late deals and special offers on short breaks throughout the year



tick TV
tick Satellite (Rooms)
tick Tea/Coffee
tick Trouser Press
tick Iron/Board
tick Toiletries
tick Hairdryer
tick Telephone
tick Cots Supplied
tick Ground Floor Rooms

Melville Castle Hotel provides luxurious accommodation within the elegance of an 18th century castle. With thirty two stylish en-suite bedrooms, accommodation ranges from classic double rooms, grand four posters to intriguing gallery rooms.

The classically furnished bedrooms are complete with crisp linen sheets, fluffy white towels and enchanting views of the surrounding woodland.

There are 21 classic bedrooms with a mixture of twins and doubles. While these rooms are not as large as the Superior bedrooms they share the same views and offer a very comfortable experience. There are also have a number of bedrooms suitable for families so please contact Classic Britain for further details.

The 10 superior bedrooms comprise of a mixture of unique gallery bedrooms and four poster bedrooms. They tend to be a little more interesting than the classic rooms and if you would like more space then these are the rooms to go for.

There are two suites within the castle both offering a comfortable lounge in which you can relax with plenty of space.

Bar & Restaurant

The Brasserie at Melville Castle Hotel serves an a la carte menu with a great variety of choice using fresh local produce when possible.

Special Dishes are featured weekly and the menu is changed according to the seasons.

For a less informal option the Cellar Bar offers a great choice of dishes from snacks to mains and comforting desserts.

The Brasserie Sample Menu

Location & Directions

Directions to Melville Castle Hotel in Edinburgh

From Edinburgh City Bypass at Sheriff Hall roundabout take the A7 towards Galashiels. At the next roundabout turn left onto Gilmerton Road (B6392 towards Jedburgh).The entrance gates to Melville Castle Hotel is 200 metres ahead on your right hand side.

Notice Board

Hotel Notice Board

Meville Castle Hotel is an popular Wedding Venue therefore weekend availability is extremely limited. Please note the hotel will be closed between 3rd - 17th January 2019.
Things to See and Do
tick Walking
tick Quad Biking
tick Clay Pigeon Shooting

Melville Castle Hotel is an ideal location to sample various local country pursuits and activities such as clay shooting, golfing, horse riding and falconry, and many fascinating local attractions of Midlothian and Edinburgh.

Country Pursuits Activity Ideas


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