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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 #106 of 144 Hotels in Edinburgh
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good hotel good location,excelent breakfast menu -self service, we also got good views from our window The only downside to this hotel was the WI FI,it was very poor and had to keep connecting which became very frustrating.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Excellent location, great views over the park, breakfast was full to the extent that even Haggis was served, which always gets my vote. Only down side, having to constantly re-conect to the wi-fi, fortunatley Edinburgh is such a big city, my network conection was good, so I turned the wi-fi off as it was less frustraiting.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed here a few times now while visiting Edinburgh, Fantastic location with amazing views, Rooms spacious, Clean some with views of castle and princess street, rooms to the back have views of St Andrews Square, Friendly staff, £18 1 bottle of house white which is excellent for Hotel prices.check out the £1 deals Best value for money

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Location is magnificent at princes street facing the castle ,the staff was very friendly ,room cleaning is very nice and breakfast is amazing.room size was very convenient for family with two kinds also hotel decoration was very nice and give feeling for comfortable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose this hotel based upon price and location. It has a great location just opposite the railway station on Princes Road; the sun streams into the breakfast room. All of our destinations could be reached by bus or on foot; the hotel is opposite the main bus routes so we did not need a hire car. As advertised our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Looking for lunch in central Edinburgh? Then go to the restaurant in the Old Waverley Hotel. Situated on Princes Street opposite the Scott Monument and very close to Waverley train station, go in through the door at street level then up one flight of stairs and the restaurant is past reception, through the small bar and then into the formal... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Located on Princess Street directly opposite the Scott Monument literally 3 minutes walk from the railway station, 10 minutes from the Castle and Royal Mile. Booked a week in advance and got bargain price for double bed and breakfast on a Saturday night, most other hotels asking for a supplement for a booking on a Saturday night only. Down side... More 

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

A great review for the Old Waverley and my thanks to this guest for taking the time to record such a positive experience. As with this review, we do have a small number of Junior Double rooms available with restricted views, but with air-conditioning, which offer incredible value for money but are sold exactly as described. We do also, however,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We enjoyed our stay here as it was short and sweet. Location is great, very close to train station and within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle. Staff are helpful, polite and friendly. Rooms are small, but clean and comfortable. Our window look into an air shaft. You need to be able to carry your own luggage up the stairs to... More 

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

Another wonderful review for the Old Waverley but I must correct one point - you do not need to leave luggage unattended - simply ring the bell on the ground floor and we will come to you to assist with luggage. Leon Kiteley General Manager More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is at the center of edinburgh on princess street(with the greatest stores for shopping) where everything happens!In front of the monument and under edinburgh's castle!The room was wonderfull and the view was stunning!The bar was also nice with a great view!Helpfull,nice staff!

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

A great review - many thanks for the kind words and for singling out the staff for special praise - much appreciated! Leon Kiteley General Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is ideally situated on Princess street. You are welcomed by a double door with a flight of stairs to the first floor as shops are on the ground floor. The hotel front reception has a manned desk. The carpet & furnishings are rather new with a tartan carpet. The bar area is small but has a view looking... 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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