Old Waverley Hotel

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In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
In-room safe, desk, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Overview of Old Waverley Hotel

Old Waverley Hotel

3.0 star property

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.4/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Bar
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays
  • Hand sanitiser provided
43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2BY

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationScott Monument1 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile6 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle11 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)20 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

In the city centre, Old Waverley Hotel is in New Town, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh with great shopping. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh Zoo are not to be missed. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Scott Monument - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 4 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 20 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Cranstons – Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.

About this property

Old Waverley Hotel

Eco-friendly Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
A restaurant, a bar/lounge and 24-hour room service are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, concierge services, dry cleaning and a 24-hour front desk are on-site. All 85 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find electric kettles and free local calls.
Old Waverley Hotel offers 85 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a bath with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Check-in

Contactless social distancing and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekdays and 8:00 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: GBP 15.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Conveniences

  • Front-desk safe
  • No lifts

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Deep-soaking bath
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
Guests should be aware that access to this property requires climbing 27 steps to the first floor reception area. The hotel has lift access to every floor above reception. Guests with luggage may ring the bell for assistance.

Renovations and closures

The property will be renovating from 16 March 2021 to 3 January 2022 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
  • Dining venue
  • Lobby
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimise noise and disturbance.

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 15.00 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Hotel Old Waverley
Old Waverley
Old Waverley Edinburgh
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Waverley Hotel
Edinburgh Hotel Old Waverly
Edinburgh Hotel Waverley
The Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
Old Waverley Hotel Hotel
Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
Old Waverley Hotel Hotel Edinburgh

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Overall score and ratings

4.1

Very good

Rating 5 - Excellent. 385 out of 966 reviews
5 - Excellent 40%
Rating 4 - Good. 396 out of 966 reviews
4 - Good 41%
Rating 3 - Okay. 117 out of 966 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 52 out of 966 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 16 out of 966 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.4/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.7/5

Amenities

3.9/5

Property conditions & facilities

2/5 Poor

Travelled with family
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I did not like anything about this hotel. Too noisy from outside of the hotel and within the hotel. We asked to to move rooms, the floorboards were so creeky you thought the people above were going to fall in. When checking out not one member of staff asked how our stay was and if everything was ok. From reading other reviews maybe that was the reason why. I personally would not stay in this hotel again.
Stayed 1 night in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very cozy, well fashioned and comfortable hotel!
Stayed 3 nights in Dec 2021

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The nearness to the station and to the venue where I was participating in.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very clean and comfortable. Grwat location
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Great location and fabulous view from our room. Staff very friendly. Would recommend.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2021