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The County Hotel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 19 February 2017 via mobile

We book to stay here as we where going a family party near by. I informed the staff I was bringing a 3 year old child and asked for a double and single bed. On arrival the staff was rude. She told me the room had 3 single beds and we couldn't push the beds together. She told us she...

2Thank Samuels J
Tranent, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 February 2017

The room we were allocated, 103, was obviously, the 'poor man's room's, tiny, television didn't work, couldn't lock the window and very 70's!! Nothing like any of the photos on the website!! Couldn't swing a cat in the room or turn round in the 'green' bathroom!! Servants quarters?!

Thank Audrey C
Reviewed 28 January 2017

Just had a call from my parents who are late 50s early 60s who are currently staying at this hotel. No restaurant service or bar facilities (on a Saturday night! !!!!) AND NO HEATING!!!! No explanation or apologies from staff. Do not stay here!!!!

5Thank Diane M
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

Myself and my partner had this hotel booked for our wedding, we booked in march 2016 we paid a £500 deposit and thought everything would be ok and we would have the day we had planned, however in January 2017 I called to ask about space for a photo booth I had booked to be told they couldn't discuss my...

7Thank SoniaD1989
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Avoid this place at all costs! we booked a wedding here for this year, 1 year in advance, phoned to change a few details to find the place had changed hands, and the staff didnt know about my booking, have phoned 3 times since to find all 4 staff members i dealt with had left and not passed on any...

6Thank Lindy123_13
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 January 2017

My wife and I spent a night there as I had an early morning appointment in a nearby hospital. I phoned in the afternoon to book a room and was quoted GBP50 for a room with a four poster double bed. I told them to expect our arrival for 9PM. When we showed up, we were shown to a nice...

3Thank stitch1012017
Reviewed 20 December 2016 via mobile

Friendly welcoming staff. Couldn't have done more for us Great value for money. Was dreading It after seeing previous reviews but it was a great stay. Comfortable clean rooms and had a pretty good meal. Will be back again

2Thank Raven M
Nottinghamshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2016

We booked this hotel for the new year period a while ago and have now been told that the booking will only be honoured if we pay the new price which is nearly double the original price. I understand that hotels are expensive over the new year period, but if I had known they where going to up their prices...

7Thank Angela S
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

phoned around several hotels in the area looking for accommodation this hotel took our booking for two adults and our dog (£15) extra for the dog stating at the time they were a dog friendly hotel. We received the confirmation email shortly afterwards, my wife decided to check the details again only to be told we are no longer a...

6Thank steveburns3
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed last night for one night after a wedding. Room was freezing as heating not working(advised the radiators were all getting bled the next day) and shower water was cold.. complained to reception who said the shower was fine was just cold! The shower wouldn't stay on the stand so would of had to shower holding on to the head....

5Thank bf201

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Situated in the heart of Dalkeith, a five minute commute to Edinburgh. The County Hotel is a striking building dating back to 1940. Enjoy comfortable accommodation in one of our 32 en suite bedrooms, relax with a drink in the bar or sample home-cooked meals in our cosy restaurant. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The County Hotel

Address: 152 High Street, Dalkeith EH22 1AY, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Midlothian > Dalkeith
Price Range: €88 - €104 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The County Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 32
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“Dont do it”
Lindy123_13, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Check they have been refurbished beforehand and avoid room 208”
AWPedd, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a room overlooking the main road but it was still very quiet.”
653alunj, 25 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Avoid 3rd flour as you could be in room on top of the Combi Boiler”
  • My Bedroom Door
M671PMstephenh, 20 Aug 2016 | Read review
“lift to all floors,we stayed on the 3rd floor at the front of the hotel with a good view of the church.”
craigf962, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
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