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Old Waverley Hotel

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY, United Kingdom
+44 131 556 4648

€89+

Overall guest ratings

8.1/10 Excellent
based on 3,153 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.7
  • 8.4
  • 4.3
  • 4.1

Good to know

  • Great view
  • Train station is close

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    About

    Location. Located on Princess street in the heart of Edinburgh, the Old Waverley Hotel is across the street from Waverly railway station and within walking distance of Princes Mall.

    Hotel Features. Old Waverley Hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. 24-hour room service is available. This 8-floor Victorian property offers wireless Internet access (surcharge). Event facilities include banquet facilities. The staff can arrange concierge services and dry cleaning/laundry services. This is a smoke-free property (fines may apply for violations).

    Guestrooms. Amenities featured in guestrooms include coffee/tea makers. Guestrooms have satellite television with pay movies. Business-friendly amenities include direct-dial phones and wireless Internet access (surcharge). Some rooms offer views of Edinburgh Castle.

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    AMENITIES

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Internet
    • Laundry service
    • Room service
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Storage available
    • Concierge service
    • Cable or satellite TV
    • Air-conditioned
    • Pets not allowed
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 3,153 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.6 "City centre within easy reach, said 96%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.9 "79% were happy with the room service."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      6.6 "For only 66%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.2 "62% thought the bathroom was big enough."
      6.0 "Only 60% thought the shower was ok."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.5 "For 65%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.1 "Bad amenities."
      4.1 "59% thought the building wasn't nice."
      2.8 "72% complained about the elevator."
      3.5 "For 65%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      0.3 "97% thought the facilities needed updating."
      3.6 "64% didn't like the architecture."
      1.3 "87% were unhappy with the handicap accessible facilities."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
      2.7 "73% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    based on 2,080 reviews
    • 9.8 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      9.7 "City centre within easy reach, said 97%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "For only 68%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% thought the shower was ok."
      6.3 "63% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.3 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.4 "For 66%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.3 "Bad amenities."
      4.3 "57% thought the building wasn't nice."
      3.0 "70% complained about the elevator."
      3.4 "For 66%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
      3.7 "63% didn't like the architecture."
      0.3 "97% thought the facilities needed updating."
      1.2 "88% were unhappy with the handicap accessible facilities."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.7 "73% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 662 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.9 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      6.7 "For only 67%, the bathroom was ok."
      6.1 "61% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.0 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.5 "For 65%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      2.7 "73% said the wifi quality was bad."

    Overall rating

    6.9 Good
    based on 31 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.5 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.2 "Average comfort."

    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 378 reviews
    • 9.7 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.7 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "For only 69%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "Only 61% thought the shower was ok."
    • 6.5 "Average value."
    • 4.1 "Vibe wasn't good."
      2.2 "78% criticized the unstylish hotel."
      3.3 "For 67%, the lobby entrance was sub-standard."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      2.9 "71% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
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    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Great view"
    "Train station is close"
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