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Romford, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Stayed for 3 nights, the hotel is in a prime location and central to all you wished to see. Draw back of this is the room is slightly noisey but didn't stop us having a great time. Staff are helpful and the breakfast is good.

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Old Waverley Hotel is perfectly located in the centre of the city. The rooms are good sized, the breakfasts are delicious, the staff are very helpful.The view from the room of Edinburgh Castle was amazing! I'd thoroughly recommend this hotel for a city break!!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Room nice but no view, had a window which looked out to a wall, would have preferred a view. breakfast nice and service prompt and nice. Welcome was nice and friendly. For a busy hotel it was quiet. location was great.

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Chicago, Illinois
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Old Wavrly has some very good things to offer. The view from the front of the hotel is splendid. My husband and I had a whisky in the bar on the first floor overlooking the Scott memorial; a beautiful and cozy room. The breakfast was also quite good, also a beautiful room with nice views. However - beware of... More 

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Central Florida, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As everyone has commented, the Old Waverly is in an excellent location, on Princes St directly opposite the Scott Monument. It is situated in walking distance from all major sights, and in easy access of restaurants and shopping. The main problem we faced was that we had a rental car from our drive in other parts of Scotland, and it... More 

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Dublin, Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here on the 20th of September for one night. Check in was easy suspect I was one of the last for the evening. Got to the room which was sufficient for one night comfy bed etc but the room was fairly dated. Bathroom surprisingly much more modern. Had a night cap from the bar the barman / night porter... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel is short walk to the railway staton and you can easily walk to key attractions. The room was clean and the bed comfortable. Breakfast was a hot and cold buffet. Please note that there are stairs to reach reception and the lift is tiny.

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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Located on central Princes Street was brilliant. Breakfast being included was a bonus - although it was poor quality and the serving staff were consistently slow at replenishing breakfast items. Our "standard double" room was cramped and depressing with a tiny, single glazed sash window, in a small alcove overlooking the back alley. My wife couldn`t sleep for much of... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

What a great spot to stay in Edinburgh, very close to the train station, and across the street to Old Town in two seconds. Had thee best Nachos I've ever had in my life here, and the lounge, well, I could just sit there all day and look out the windows. Rooms wreaked of charm, so did the building, all... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Fantastic value right on Edinburgh's Princes Street, across from the Scott Monument, some rooms have a view of the castle. Clean, and recently renovated, you just can't beat the value with close proximity to the railway station and Edinburgh's amazing bus system. City Tour buses also across the street and the famous Princes Street Gardens. Nice price too and friendly... More 

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Staying in Princes Street and Gardens

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Princes Street and Gardens
Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street is only half one, since buildings only line one side. But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views are from Princes Street as a result. From here you look onto expansive and decorative public gardens beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look the other way, as they’re concerned with chain store shopping or catching the tram or a train at main train station Waverley. But it’s not all utility here; the Scottish National Gallery rewards purposeless wandering, and December’s huge winter market in the gardens begins a season of revelry which ends with Hogmanay, Britain’s largest New Year’s street party.
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  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Cranston's Restaurant
Cranston's Restaurant
Cuisines: British, European, Scottish
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Room Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
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 

Additional Information about The Old Waverley Hotel

Address: 43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Price Range: $91 - $226 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — The Old Waverley Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 85
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Old Waverley Edinburgh
Edinburgh Hotel Old Waverly
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