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Rathan House - the Guesthouse at Eskbank

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45 Eskbank Road Eskbank, Dalkeith EH22 3BH Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed
Air Conditioning
Pool
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews other guests guest house lovely garden self catering apartment indian restaurant kippers fish choices great breakfast in the morning two nights great place to stay slept like a log big table a lovely stay couple of nights enjoyed our stay hearty breakfast stayed one night
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Reviewed 27 July 2016 via mobile

We stayed overnight but unfortunately had to leave before sampling breakfast. Comfortable spacious ground floor room. Beautiful grounds. Welcoming host who was able to give us local restaurant recommendations. Would rate at 3.5 good.

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Reviewed 24 July 2016

We enjoyed our stay at Rathan House. Our room at was very comfortable and clean. There was a good variety on the breakfast menu, well cooked and beautifully presented. Rathan House has a lovely big garden.More

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Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 26 July 2016

Great to see "Snekkies" and Thursonians" in Dalkeith. Thank you for the kind words. Helps all of us stay motivated . Glad you enjoyed our no fry zone hebridean breakies.... we know that low fat high fruit and omega isnt everyone's expectation....but something new old...More

Reviewed 20 July 2016

Nice clean guesthouse with a price that was affordable. Good location with easy access for buses in to Edinburgh. Dalkeith offers some quite good alternatives for eating out. There are also quite a few pubs. Breakfast could be improved, otherwise we are very satisfied with...More

Thank John S
Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 27 July 2016

We enjoyed having you to stay and enjoyed our chats. As always we do our best. In 17 years set out our stall to have a "no fry zone " and to ensure half of our 8 morning cooked options are fine scottish fish. Not...More

Reviewed 18 July 2016

breakfast spoiled for choice really something with a difference .. Highly recommend very clean friendly even the dogs . My stay wasn't long enough for to enjoy the comforts of the large garden which is well kept along with the period house ... Comfortable beds...More

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Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 27 July 2016

We keep trying to improve and you will just have to return and checkup on us. Compliments are always welcome as are you. Thank you. Ewan Irene and the doggies

Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

Really enjoyed staying at this beautiful home. Very clean and comfortable and centrally located in Dalkeith. Lovely breakfast and owners were very helpful.garden is beautiful and very homely atmosphere.

Thank Gino263
Response from Ewan M, Owner at Rathan House - the Guesthouse at EskbankResponded 17 June 2016

Many thanks for your kind words. It always helps keep our motivation up when we meet really nice people . Haste ye back.

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BUS ( no. 3) to Edinburgh Royal Mile - 24 hra ( every 7 mins weekdays) from Rathan House driveway. Cost £1.50/ bus journey.Family Rooms - 2 doubles 3 twin 1 single 1 ( all ensuite)Airport ( 12 miles...95% dual More carriageway) 16 minutesFamily holiday oriented upmarket Scottish Tourist Board quality rated 4 star guesthouse - with Parking in the Grounds - set in the leafy Eskbank conservation area with large sheltered peaceful 3/4 acres beautiful walled garden - with a croquet lawn. In an ideal location for park and ride to Edinburgh Scotland. . 7 all en-suite rooms with great memory foam medium firm mattresses. 1 very large and 1 smaller family room. 3 doubles and 1 twin . Near to Dalhousie Castle, Roslin Chapel, Dalkeith palace Adventure Playground and Country park & The Butterfly Farm. Well behaved dogs welcome. 13 Miles from Edinburgh Airport - along A720 (dual carriageway) making Dalkeith a great base for getting quickly to and from the airport for an Edinburgh fly/drive visit. It is also true that the road route into/out of Edinburgh is quicker than from any other direction. There are 6 restaurants/pubs within 2-5 min walk. 1 excellent - ITIHAAS - is 140 yds away. Bus runs every 10 mins to central Edinburgh from stop 30 meters from the driveway. Edinburgh Airport is a 14 minutes drive - 90% of which is dual carriageway...which makes Dalkeith a great base for Flydrive Edinburgh visits. Breakfasts:-Edwardian/ Highland in style - 10 cooked options including 5 seafood dishes - 3 courses - the opposite of an Ulster Fry. Signature dish - "Spealtragan" which few will have tasted. Curious? Let the fairy pipers DE-STRESS you at Rathan House in Eskbank! Dalkeith EH22 3BH Less
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HOTEL FEATURES
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Multilingual Staff
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Pool
Beachfront
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Breakfast included
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$89 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rathan House - The Guesthouse At Eskbank Dalkeith, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Number of rooms
6
Price range
US$89 - US$196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Rathan House - The Guesthouse At Eskbank Dalkeith, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
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Mark S
9 October 2016|
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Response from Ewan M | Property representative |
Hi 2 Double rooms Memory Foam - 10 inches 1 Double room with Momory Foam and spring 2 Family rooms Memory Foam - 10 inches except top bunk spring Twin room not memory Foam Single room memory Foam over... More
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"Quiet and beautiful house within reasonable commute from Edinburgh"
indianajones16231
17 Aug 2018
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"Towards the back is probably nicer then in the front."
KennethK1825
31 May 2018
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"ask for the garden view...it's lovely to wake up to that view"
641trishm
28 Sep 2017
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"All the rooms are good."
gerryweb
19 Sep 2017
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