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everything you need to know when visiting melville castle

What's included?

At present, all accommodation bookings made direct with Melville Castle (either by phone or booking through our website) include a full Scottish Breakfast! More information... If you book your stay through any other channel (e.g. Booking.com), breakfast can be added to your stay for £15.00 per person (if not included in your package). Please book when checking-in.

Check-in & Check-out 

Check-in is at 15:00, and check-out is at 11:00. If you're out exploring the cobbled streets of Edinburgh, or you're soaking up the beautiful scenery on an early morning walk, late check-out is available until 12 noon. Late check-out is available from 20.00 per room.

Dining Hours

Breakfast is served from 07:30-9:30, Monday-Friday, and 08:00-10:00 at weekends.

Lunch is served from 12:00-14:15, 7 days a week.

Afternoon Tea is served from 14:00-17:00, 7 days a week.

Dinner is served from 18:00-21:00, 7 days a week.

Deposits & Cancellations

No deposit is required at time of booking.

In order to avoid cancellation and/or non-arrival charges, please make any booking changes or cancellations ASAP. If you cancel your stay with less than 48 hours' notice, we will charge the full cost to cover your stay. For events, please refer to your individual booking T&C's.

Families welcome!

We have 7 family rooms, 6 superior rooms and 1 deluxe suite. Please call to book family rooms; all of our bedrooms are individual and we'll help you find the best one for you family.

Room 010 - Double & Single Bed (occupancy: 3)
Room 101 - Double & Twin Beds (occupancy: 4)
Room 104 - Double & Single (occupancy: 3)
Room 109 - Double & Single (occupancy: 3)
Room 206 - Double & Bunk Beds (occupancy: 3)
Room 209 - Double & Single (occupancy: 3)
Room 301 - Double & 3 Singles (occupancy: 5)

Accesible Bedrooms

We have one accessible double room (014) on the 1st floor and is situated right next to our lift - perfect if stairs are a difficulty. We also have a ramp at the front entrace for wheelchair users. Please call us on 0131 6540088 to find out more about accessible stays.


We love pups at the castle and have many dog-friendly rooms. If you wish to bring your four-legged friend along with you, they must be booked in so we can allocate a suitable bedroom for your stay. Please note: a small chare of 20.00 per pup, per night applies. Excluding the restaurant, pups are welcome to make themselves at home anywhere in the hotel. Please call 013165 40088 to book your dog-friendly bedroom.

Dog-friendly rooms:

Classic Double (or Twin-Bedded room)
Superior Double (or Twin-Bedded room)
Four Poster
One Bedroom Suite
Two Bedroom Suite
Junior Suite


We have a private car park which is free for all guests.

Room Amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Large HD TV
  • Tea & Coffee making facilities
  • Complimentary Bottled Water 
  • Hair Dryer
  • Ironing Board & Iron
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