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The Old Waverley Hotel

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43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY Scotland See on map
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Free Wifi
Breakfast Buffet
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Bar/Lounge
Multilingual Staff
3 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 20 August 2018

My first hotel on my first visit to Europe, so only US lodging to compare. I didn't much care for having to climb a flight of stairs to the reception desk. As other reviewers have said, the building is old and constrained in terms of...More

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Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 25 August 2018

Thank you for your review of the Old Waverley Hotel. I am delighted to see that you have enjoyed your stay with us so much and found the location and service both to be so good. I very much hope we will be able to...More

Reviewed 20 August 2018

My friend and i who are in our seventies took the lift to go to reception but stopped at wrong floor.In my confusion i pressed the alarm button arriving at reception we were greeted by a very rude member of staff who wanted to know...More

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Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 25 August 2018

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

Reviewed 16 August 2018

Take them at their word, this place is OLD in the worst sense of the word. Photos on its website are completely dishonest. Rooms are tiny, dark, SHABBY, no place to keep documents or electronics safe at all, decrepit furnishings, too soft lumpy mattress, and...More

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Reviewed 16 August 2018

This hotel was a bit tired, but so conveniently located. Across the street from the train station, and across the street from the HO Ho stops. Really nice. Wouldn't hesitate to stay there again because of the excellent location in the center of town on...More

Thank Shirley R
Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 18 August 2018

It makes us very proud to receive such a positive rating and review! Old Waverly Hotel continuously strives to meet and exceed our guests needs and expectations and it is remarkably rewarding when our guests can feel our attention to detail and our genuine desire...More

Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

From photos I had expected a somewhat grand old hotel, but was surprised to have difficulty finding the entrance as it was a small doorway leading to a reasonably narrow staircase that takes you up to the reception area. Staff were very helpful and the...More

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Response from EdinburghCollection, Front Office Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 18 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write your review of our property, your comments are very much valued. As the oldest hotel in Edinburgh, we were built in an age of less forward thinking concerns, and our entrance is very limiting with absolutely no...More

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About
Description
Modernized hotel in building dating from 1848; overlooking Princes Gardens and the Scott Monument; with views of Edinburgh Castle. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Room Service
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Beachfront
Spa
Breakfast included
Pool
Free Parking
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
85
Price range
US$89 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Old Waverley Hotel
,
Old Waverley Edinburgh
,
Edinburgh Hotel Old Waverly
,
Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
,
Edinburgh Hotel Waverley
,
The Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Princes Street and Gardens
Hotel class
Contact Information
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
Number of rooms
85
Price range
US$89 - US$267 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Old Waverley Hotel
,
Old Waverley Edinburgh
,
Edinburgh Hotel Old Waverly
,
Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
,
Edinburgh Hotel Waverley
,
The Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > 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
...More
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BernieBeetle
16 February 2018|
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Response from Britt R | Reviewed this property |
They don't have parking, unfortunately.
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agnesmar12
23 November 2017|
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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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"Rooms overlooking the castle at the front of the hotel, traffic noise was not an issue although we were on..."
rickelson
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"Close to train service across the street and bus is just up the hill,"
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"Castle views are the best."
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"Second floor up to help with street noise."
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