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The Old Waverley Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland (New Town)
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Ranked #114 of 145 Hotels in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This was about our 6th time staying at this hotel and again it didn't dissapoint. We always try and book this hotel if the price is good at the time. We got a very good deal where if we booked evening meal and breakfast we got the room for £1. Worked out £84 for 2 of us for a nights... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Old Waverley Hotel in Edinburgh. It is a lovely hotel very clean and central. It is on the Princes Street. The rooms are large and comfortable and the staff are friendly. One book as B&B.

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Dear guest, Many thanks for your feedback. It is great to see that you are fond of our hotel, and we are looking forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Leon Kiteley General Manager More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Never been to Scotland before and chose to visit Edinburgh. Didn't know where to stay so checked on Trip Advisor. Decided on The Old Waverley as it seemed to be the most central for pretty much everything and it was, although when we come back there would be other places we'd choose over The Old Waverley. The hotel doesn't have... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Great location very central for everything in Edinburgh.Rooms excellent,bed very comfortable and very quiet at night time considering location.My only negative is the bar area could be better furnished/decorated.Breakfast excellent and staff very friendly.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Central placed traditional hotel. Some noise due to demolition work in the neighbourhood. Short distance to tram, buses and railway station. Walking distance to all Edinburgh has to offer. Didn't find the staff very service minded. They charge for Internet access (which turned out to be really bad). The price of the room was tripled during the festivals, so this... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Smack in the heart of town - you really can't get a better location. The 21 steps to the lobby is less than you do in the airport, so stop with the complaining! The breakfast is lovely (buffet style) and the staff attentive. I wish it had a larger lobby. Book a room facing Princess Street and you will experience... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I am writing this review while about to check out. We have enjoyed our stay. The room has a lovely view. Only issue are the road works that are outside but this is not the hotels fault. I bought ear plugs with me and needed them. I did get a great night sleep. My other half is a deep sleeper,... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Plus points more than outweigh the negative. Location is, as many have pointed out in previous reviews, perfect. After getting the train into Waverley station it was a 5/10 minutes walk, check in was swift and problem free. Room was a spacious one on the first floor, we overlooked the side street, and could just about spy the castle from... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is well located and walking distance from Waverly station. The room and the toilet was really big. The decor was elite. If any time I am back I don't have to search for any other place. The staff Mr. Soji was really helpful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had lunch here yesterday before going to the Plahouse to see the Jersey Boys. We have often come to the Old Waverly as a very reliable stop for a refreshment before or after a train journey. We were with another couple who had never been here, well another another success , we arrived and ordered a sandwich platter for... More

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Address: 43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Waverley Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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