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The Witchery by the Castle

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good14%
  • Average8%
  • Poor7%
  • Terrible4%
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Free Wifi
Breakfast included
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5.0 Star Hotel
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Reviewed 5 days ago

4 of us had dinner here. Nice decor. The service was outstanding, the food not so much. 2 people ordered the rib eye steak. Both were thinner than expected, a little well done and VERY tough. The haddock was fresh but had no taste. The...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The most enchanting evening of my life. On entering the beautiful reception area down a small hallway of the Royal Mile I knew that the whole experience was going to be magical. We were treated like royalty from start to finish and the “library” where...More

Thank Sean M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We’ve just returned from a 2 night stay in the Library Suite at The Witchery By The Castle. Our rooms were everything we’d hoped for and more. Grandly gothic in one of the most idyllic and atmospheric locations of any great city. The staff were...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a privilege it was to visit this stunning restaurant. Everything about it was amazing. The menu is limited but the food is excellent. The staff were really pleasant and efficient. It’s a perfect place to visit for a celebration. We have absolutely no complaints...More

Thank Jackie H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

From the time that I arrived and was made to feel so welcome by the staff to the time I left, it was an incredible experience. I stayed in the Turret Room, which is a beautifully decorated room at the top of a winding staircase....More

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Traveller (1028)
Room & Suite (513)
Dining (120)
Pool & Beach (1)
Hotel & Grounds (603)
Bathroom (66)
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Certificate of Excellence
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Breakfast included
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Breakfast included
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Price range
US$428 - US$741 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Details
Price range
US$428 - US$741 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Nearby
Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its
labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests
this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly
visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers
that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the
place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as
the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal
Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the
...More
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