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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 #111 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
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  • Sleep Quality
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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York, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

My son booked a three night stay at The Old Waverley hotel as a surprise birthday present.The room was very well presented and spotlessly clean.Restaurant staff very polite and the food was 1st class.The hotel is situated well for bus and train services.The only complaint i had was the reception staff were hard to understand and not very friendly,but i... More

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Preston, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Rob - Preston. Late couples' booking for 3 nights' stay at Easter. Usual compromise between city centre location and quality/price of hotel (ca £100 per night). Restaurant mediocre, i.e. very limited dinner menu, typical English style breakfast buffet, extensive, but poor quality. Closest parking 6-7 mins away @ £13.50 per day (NCP, 10% discount through hotel). Room small but adequate,... More

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Newcastle
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed 20th April for a couples mini break and the hotel couldn't be more perfectly located. The hotel was clean, staff were friendly and they allowed us to store our bags before sight seeing. Slight problem was the room, it was too hot, even opening the window didn't cool it and at 2am onwards the fighting/shouting from drunks outside... More

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Stayed in the hotel for 3 nights! Very big and cozy room. Convenient chairs and a table (where you can drink a fine bottle of scotch whisky). Washroom is fine. A bit small reception area. Restaurant is friendly (they provided ice and glasses for whisky for us) Location is good (McDonalds is very close and the nightclubs is 5 mins... More

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burton on trent
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stopped at the this hotel at easter time, the location is very good just across the road was the airlink bus and the new tram stops (£4 on the bus to the airport and £7 on the tram both run every 10 mins) By taxi about £19 + tip. The food was good and the room good with great... More

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Reading, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked this hotel before reading all the terrible reviews on here so I was kind of worried about what to expect. But this hotel is totally fine. It's a low budget-middle range hotel with average facilities, nothing flash, nothing missing, the bar and restaurant has an awesome view, the breakfast is fine and the location is fantastic.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location was minutes away from the Edinburgh train station, room was very spacious and clean with a large bathroom, which was rare in hotels in the UK for the price we paid. The staff were friendly, breakfast was delicious and is centrally located to everything that we wanted to do in Edinburgh.

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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37 reviews 37 reviews
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31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I liked this hotel for its central position in Edinburgh, and the fact that I could lay in bed and look at a view of the castle. It's in a good location for the castle,Waverley station, shopping and galleries etc,the room was spotless and large with a good sized bathroom, the bed was large and comfortable and we also had... More

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Durham, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited with my daughter for her birthday the room was not the biggest I been in but it was spotlessly clean with a newly refurbed large bathroom and comfy beds and it was nice and warm ( not overly so ) and cosy .situated just across from waverly station it is in a perfect location for everything. would definitely... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The General Manager can also say this is a false or malicious review. It is not however and the FULL booking details, confirmation and complaint letters to the hotel can be produced, which I am more than happy to provide to anyone who is unsure. As can the written statement from the hotel given at the time. Please note there... More

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Also Known As:
Old Waverley Hotel
Old Waverley Edinburgh
Edinburgh Hotel Waverley
Edinburgh Hotel Old Waverly
Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
The Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > New Town
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Bar / Lounge Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #111 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Waverley Hotel 3*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Modernized hotel in building dating from 1848; overlooking Princes Gardens and the Scott Monument; with views of Edinburgh Castle. ... more   less 
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