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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 #108 of 144 Hotels in Edinburgh
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Preston, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had a fantastic stay at the old waverley hotel, we booked 2 double rooms with princes street view and 1 single room for my 80 year old father the view was excellent during the xmas market time we seen everything from our window. The only thing that I think they could improve is the tub chairs in the room... More 

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Wemyss Bay, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location,Location,Location. This is the hotel's best quality.The entrance hall from the street is poor,not suitable for wheelchair access Aprox 20 stairs then you arrive at reception. The staff were nice,I got access to my room before 15.00. The hotel has a lift next to reception.The view's from The bar area and dinning room are great (Castle)My room 115 was a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Perfect location, ideal for December Christmas markets and Christmas shopping. Great deal with dinner and breakfast included. Great 3 course dinner with good selection. Overall great service and great stay.

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EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

A perfect review - many thanks!! Leon Kiteley Generall Manager More 

Ballymena, United Kingdom
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36 reviews 36 reviews
10 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We always use the Old Waverley as it is so handy and so central for the shops and the Christmas market. We took the tram from the airport this year and it was great leaving us just round the corner from the hotel. The rooms were very comfortable - my only complaint (and it was my fault as I asked... More 

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review of The Old Waverley - the hotel is ideally situated for Christmas shopping with the seasonal market and Princes Street on our doorstep. I am pleased to hear you enjoyed our breakfast and we're able to take advantage of our 'left luggage' service. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next... More 

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were heading down to Edinburgh for the Christmas Market and needed a hotel just for one night. We arrived slightly before check in time (3pm) and our room was ready for us. The staff were a little bit pre-occupied with answering the phone but polite and friendly. First impression of the hotel were that it was very nicely decorated... More 

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review of The Old Waverley - I am pleased you highlighted the value for money we offer, with an excellent location on Princes Street. The traditional style of decor appeals too many of our guests and I am delighted to hear you mention this too. I do hope you choose to stay with us... More 

Morecambe, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This traditional hotel was very comfortable and thankfully warm, give the time of year we visited, in December to see the Christmas markets. After spending our weekend out sightseeing in the cold winds it was a warm welcome to return to. The beds were very comfortable, and the shower was very good, slept like a log both nights. We had... More 

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review, I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and we look forward to welcoming you back on your return visit! Kindest regards, Leon Kiteley More 

London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were so impressed with the efficiency of this hotel. Everything works like clockwork; the great value Scottish breakfast served in the restaurant was always hot and delicious, the manager changed and upgraded our room when we complained of noise from building works. The staff offer a very professional service and are always pleasant even when under pressure. The hotel... More 

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your kind comments, I'll ensure your feedback reaches our staff who work so very hard to make everyone’s stay enjoyable! Kindest regards, Leon Kiteley More 

Bonnybridge
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27 reviews 27 reviews
12 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We have just returned from a 2night / 3day stay in Edinburgh. We took advantage of the Old Waverly Hotel's deal of book dinner get the room for £1. Well all we can say is "what a deal" From the moment we arrived until the time we had to leave it was absolutely great. We had a nice room on... More 

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Delighted that you were able to take advantage of our popular 'Stay for £1' deal, available exclusively for guests booking direct with the hotel. This offer is available until the end of March 2015, so there's plenty of time to visit us again before the Spring! Kindest regards, Leon Kiteley More 

Lisburn, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have stayed in this hotel on several occasions and have always had great experience. Location of hotel is ideal as close to transports links, shops and attractions. Staff are always friendly, helpful and approachable. Room very comfortable with everything we needed. An enjoyable experience and hope to return.

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Elaine, Thank you for your review, always great to hear that The Old Waverley continues to satisfy return guests. We look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to Edinburgh. Kindest regards, Leon Kiteley More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is in a very central location, just across from the Waverley train station and right across from the princes street gardens and near all the shops. The hotel itself is a throwback to the 1970's, first of all there is a very old and quite frankly odd system of having to hand in your key each time you... More 

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at The Old Waverley Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for your review of The Old Waverley. The traditional feel of the hotel appeals too many of our guests and we are continually working to refresh and update the hotel where required. I appreciate your positive comments on our staff and will ensure your feedback reaching our restaurant team member who looked after you during your... 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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