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The Old Waverley Hotel

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  • Excellent24%
  • Very good43%
  • Average21%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible6%
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“scott monument”(147 reviews)
“princes street”(427 reviews)
“great location”(348 reviews)
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Multilingual Staff
Dry Cleaning
Free Parking
Pool
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3 Star Hotel
Modernized hotel in building dating from 1848; overlooking Princes Gardens and the Scott Monument; with views of Edinburgh Castle.
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43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland
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10.5 km to Edinburgh Airport
366 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.4 km from Royal Mile
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Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

My friend and I stayed at this hotel for 2 nights and really enjoyed it. Very centrally located and the staff were friendly and helpful. Especially Steve, the duty manager was all over the place attending customer requests. Great job guys!!

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Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 13 June 2018

I am delighted that you enjoyed your stay and found our location ideal for your visit to the Scottish capital. Thank you for mentioning our staff, we always strive to deliver the best. We hope to welcome you back again in the future!

Reviewed 8 June 2018

Amazing location, coffee and tea selection, biscuits, and cute rooms but dated. Tiny wardrobe but we worked with it. We had a top room with a view of an office building but I didn't mind at anywhere else seems like it would have been very...More

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Response from Leon_GeneralManager, General Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear BellaVendetta, Many thanks for takinf the time to review the Old Waverley Hotel, we are currently in the process of refurbishing and the lift has now been fixed. Your feedback is much appreciated and we hope to see you again. Kind regards,

Reviewed 7 June 2018 via mobile

The hotel is in a great location for seeing the sites of Edinburgh. Had a very good room , 510 overlooking Princess Street. The breakfast was ok. There are stairs to climb to reception but a lift after that yo the rooms.More

Thank Wilsons70
Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 13 June 2018

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us at Old Waverley Hotel. We hope you made the most of our great location and explored Edinburgh and we would love to welcome...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

I am sorry to say but the hotel was a huge disappointment. We have booked and paid a standard room with two beds by travel agency last ooctober. We got a basic junior room with one double bed, one cover and one small chair. The...More

1  Thank marjaleenas133
Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 13 June 2018

A disappointing review, but I thank you for taking the time to share your experience in our hotel. Whilst the majority of our rooms do have an outlook, due to the design of the building, we do have some inward facing rooms, which unfortunately do...More

Reviewed 2 June 2018

We were recommended this hotel by relations that have stayed there several times, so maybe our expectations were raised higher than they should have been. Its primary advantage is its location as it is literally across the road from the railway station, in the heart...More

Thank KingGooner
Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 6 June 2018

Many thanks for taking the time to post your review. I am disappointed to read that you have not enjoyed your stay. I can assure you that the experience you describe is certainly not typical, and please accept my sincere apologies for the perceived issues...More

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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
...More
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BernieBeetle
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Response from Britt R | Reviewed this property |
They don't have parking, unfortunately.
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Response from Kiwiria | Reviewed this property |
Depends on the booking. I booked through a booking site and could choose between two prices - one with breakfast included and one without. Breakfast there is really good though, and well worth the price.
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