Old Waverley - Edinburgh

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2BY  show map
 3 stars
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Old Waverley - Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Coffee/Tea in lobby

Restaurant buffet

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Laundry

Self-service laundry

TV

Internet television

Overview

Old Waverley Hotel offers a great location in a shopping area of Edinburgh. Old Waverley Hotel opened its doors in 1900.

The property is located in Newington district, 4.9 km from Edinburgh Zoo . Nestled in the financial district and 1 km from the city center.

The traditional hotel offers easy access to a zoo, restaurants and pubs.

Old Waverley Hotel can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

There are modern rooms with free wireless internet, satellite TV, heating, pay television and a dressing room provided for travelers staying in Edinburgh. Old Waverley Hotel offers rooms with a captivating view over the garden. The rooms are appointed with private bathrooms and wooden furniture.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a buffet breakfast is served at the bar. Guests will taste special cuisine in the excellent on-site restaurant. Offering a variety of dishes, The Pompadour by Galvin and Number One are about 250 meters away.

The hotel offers a buffet breakfast at the price of GBP 11.95 per person per night. 

Services

A conference room and a photocopier along with a baggage storage, parking and a cloakroom are available for guests.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Year renovated:   2012.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   86.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • No parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Lobby
  • Mobile phone network

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Diving
  • Canoeing
  • Sailing
  • Pedal boating
  • Basketball
  • Golf course
  • Table tennis
  • Squash
  • Aerobics

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Full board
  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Brunch
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee/Tea in lobby
  • Buffet breakfast

Meeting facilities

  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • High chairs
  • Game room

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view
  • Street view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Balcony
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Bath/ Shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Internet television
  • Paid movies/Video
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 11 am FREE

Children and extra beds

One child
0 - 2 years
Crib FREE
There are no extra beds provided in a room. 
Maximum capacity of cribs and extra beds depends on the room you book. Please check room details before you make a reservation.

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2BY

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    500 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.4 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.6 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    230 m
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    210 m
Parks
  • Lake of Menteith
    620 m
  • Castle Rock
    640 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    620 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    86

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Rooms and availability

Small Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Internet access
  • Direct dial phone number
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

[NON REFUNDABLE] DOUBLE SMALL

Old Waverley photos Room
Small Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Storage space
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Premium Twin Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Single beds, 1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Premium Twin

Basic Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

DOUBLE BASIC. BED & BREAKFAST. Non refundable

Old Waverley photos Room
Double Room
Street view
  • Room size:

    22 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Storage space
  • Dressing area
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

Standard|Стандартный двухместный номер с видом на улицу (Двуспальная кровать)

Old Waverley photos Room
Triple Room
  • Room size:

    14 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons, 2 Single beds and 1 Sofa bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Seating area
  • Ironing facilities
  • Storage space
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Twin bed
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Kitchen/Kitchenette
  • Media:Cable/satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • In-house movie
  • Computer hookup
  • Radio
Room Description:

This triple room features a tea/coffee maker and seating area

Old Waverley photos Room Standard Double
Standard Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Air conditioning
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  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Storage space
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Room Description:

Standard|Princes St Double (non-refundable)

Old Waverley photos Exterior Hotel information
Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Single bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
    • + More
  • General:Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
Room Description:

A TV, a hairdryer and tea and coffee making facilities are included in this room.

Old Waverley photos Exterior
Superior Double Room
City view
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Non-smoking
    • Bathtub
    • Air conditioning
    • + More
  • General:Wi-Fi
  • Ironing facilities
  • Storage space
  • Bathroom:Hair dryer
  • Bedding:Twin bed
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Television
  • Wake up service
Premium Deluxe Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Deluxe|Premium Double

Economy Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Standard|Economy Double Room (Double bed)

Old Waverley Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • winter wonderland100 m
  • Fruitmarket Gallery Ltd200 m
  • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art200 m
  • Edinburgh Dungeons200 m
  • Stills Ltd200 m
  • Holyrood House300 m

Places of interest

  • New Club100 m
  • The Edinburgh Dungeon200 m
  • Speakers Corner200 m
  • Gladstone's Land300 m
  • Sir Walter Scott Monument300 m

Train stations

  • Edinburgh Waverley station200 m
  • Edinburgh Waverley station200 m

Shopping areas

  • Multrees Walk200 m
  • Multrees Walk200 m
  • Princes Mall300 m

Amusement

  • Nobles Amusements100 m

Museums

  • City Art Centre200 m
  • Edinburgh Police Centre300 m

Theaters

  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo200 m
  • Assembly Rooms300 m

Galleries

  • National Galleries of Scotland200 m

Local attractions

  • Dean Village1.6 km
    Dean Path
  • Doodles1.7 km
    29 Marchmont Crescent
  • Holyrood Park 1.9 km
    1 Holyrood Park
  • Summerhall 1.6 km
    1 Summerhall
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh1.8 km
    20 Inverleith Row

Near the hotel

  • Scott Monument50 m
    Princes Street Princes Street
  • Princes Street 140 m
    53 Princes Street
  • VisitScotland Edinburgh Icentre130 m
    Tourist Information Centre 3 Princes Street
  • Royal Mile 420 m
    Royal Mile
  • Jenners 50 m
    48 Princes Street
  • Canongate Kirk130 m
    153 Canongate
  • Princes Mall140 m
    Princes Street Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Number One230 m

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    71% likes this, based on 451 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: INR 6 041 - INR 7 969

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant310 m

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    71% likes this, based on 398 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: INR 514 - INR 1 478

  • Wedgwood The Restaurant650 m

    Address: 267 Canongate
    Phone: 0131 558 8737

    81% likes this, based on 957 reviews
    Price Range: INR 1 992 - INR 5 655

  • The Pompadour by Galvin210 m

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    83% likes this, based on 114 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: INR 6 169 - INR 19 987

  • Dubh Prais480 m

    Address: 123B High Street
    Phone: 0-131 557 5732

    86% likes this, based on 442 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Hotel Awards

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Old Waverley Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Old Waverley

Average guest rating

7.6out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 971 reviews

Guest reviews

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    The hotel was close to the station and the airport bus which was great. We had a lovely room with plenty of space and comfortable furniture. The staff were all very helpful.

    It would have been great to have a small refridgerator in our room.

  • Family with children
    8.8

    great location, easy access to airport(near busstop of Airlink), convinient room with Edinburgh castle view, nice staffs

  • Couple
    8.8

    Really liked the bathrooms! Nice to deviate from the usual spartan white often found in hotels. The staff were lovely. All in all a great time there.

    We had a double room but the double bed was actually two singles pushed together - that was the only thing I have to say that's not glowingly positive.

  • Single
    8.8

    Extremely convenient to Waverly station and the old town.

    It was awkward getting through the narrow and unsprung front doors with my baggage. And while I'm able-bodied myself, it was quite conspicuously not accessible for people with disabilities.

  • Couple
    10.0

    I liked the old rustic atmosphere of the rooms even though they are well modernised. Modernised is good but is till had a good feeling of grandeur during my stay because even though I stayed image room overlooking south Saint David street we could still see the castle from the window and here the bustle outside.

    Breakfast a little over priced

  • Older travelers
    8.8

    It was central to all transport links, shopping, restaurants and tourist attractions. The breakfast at the Old Waverley is fantastic, a good variety of food was available whether you preferred yoghurt and croissant or a huge hearty scottish breakfast, including haggis - delicious!!!

    No complaints, the hotel served its purpose with what we required to do during our stay.

  • Single
    6.6

    The proximity of the hotel to all of the sites could not have been any better.

    The mattress was worn (could feel the springs) and sunkin in. It made for a difficult nites sleep. Internet service was not very reliable. No conectivity in the room at all.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    It was in a perfect location for a short sight-seeing visit.

  • Single
    9.2

    The hotel Location and beautiful room overlooking Princes Street.

  • Couple
    8.8

    The staff members were all fantastic! As we were taking the train to and from Edinburgh, the location was also very convenient.

    The doors are very thin so you can hear everything in the hall way.

  • Older travelers
    6.2

    Location excellent. Staff friendly and helpful. Breakfast very tasty.

    Booked standard double room. Was given one at front overlooking princes street. Was initially pleased with this. But bed very small. Plastic sheet under sheet very uncomfortable. Pillows not the full size - very small and uncomfortable. Two very bad nights of sleep. Room dusty in places. Windows and cill dirty. Could do with paint over.

  • Single
    9.2

    The Old Waverley is right next to the Waverley Tain Station. Takes about 3 minutes to drag the luggage from the train to the hotel.

    The room was very hot, no amount of fiddling with the thermostat changed anything, had to have the window open all the time.

  • Group of friends
    6.6

    Location - and the view from our room

    No lift to Reception from Hotel entrance Breakfast was mediocre - they had managed to discover the tasteless sausage - insufficient stock of glassware and crockery which meant guests had to serve cold drinks and food into hot glasses and plates straight from dishwashers Decor - particularly window frames in our room - was badly in need of attention

  • Single
    9.0

    Old Waverly is situated on Princes Street, near the center of Edinburgh. It's location is excellent for visiting all parts of the city.

    My only suggestion would be to add one or two computers that visitors can use if they aren't carrying their own lap tops or other devices.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    The interior decor (especially the lovely old ceiling designs) and views of the city were really excellent. Close to shopping. Very friendly service staff open 24/7, room service availability. And breakfast was the best we had on our 3 week trip.

How to reach hotel

hotel Old Waverley - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH2BY

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    500 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.4 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.6 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    300 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Number One (cuisine: Scottish)
    230 m
  • The Pompadour by Galvin (cuisine: French, British)
    210 m
Parks
  • Lake of Menteith
    620 m
  • Castle Rock
    640 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    620 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Year renovated:
    2012
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    86

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghOld Waverley

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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