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On Edinburgh's famous Princes Street, Old Waverley Hotel offers elegant accommodations in the New Town area. Waverley rail station is a 1-minute walk away. Many of the spacious rooms offer stunning views of Edinburgh Castle. Features include an interactive entertainment system and 24-hour room service. The Old Waverley Hotel offers a full-cooked Scottish breakfast or a buffet-style selection of continental items including fresh pastries, fresh fruit, cereals with fresh fruit juices plus tea and coffee. Many galleries and museums can be reached within 10 minutes' walk from Old Waverley. Edinburgh Airport is a 25-minute car journey away.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.7 for a two-person trip.

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Property highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.7

Breakfast Info

Continental


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Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 twin bed
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Sustainability certification

This property has one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
8.8
Facilities
7.6
Cleanliness
8.4
Comfort
8.4
Value for money
7.8
Location
9.7
Free Wifi
7.1
Low score for Edinburgh
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  • Julia
    United States of America United States of America
    The location couldn't be beat, perfect place. Breakfast was good, room needs better carpet, but beautiful view off Princes Street
  • Camille
    United States of America United States of America
    Staff was amazing and so accommodating. I last minute booked this for my sisters who missed their train and the staff made sure they were comfortable and even upgraded them. My sisters suitcase also broke, so the fact that it was so close to the...
  • Douglas
    United States of America United States of America
    The location was about a five minute walk from the rail station and right on Princess St. which overlooks a park and the Royal Mile and castle beyond the park. The view from the room was very good. Breakfast was more that ample and a typical...

Hotel area info

Amenities of Old Waverley Hotel

Most popular amenities
  • Free Wifi
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Bar
  • Elevator
  • Heating
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Breakfast
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Guest bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
Wifi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Parking
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • 24-hour front desk
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning
    Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Key access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Smoke-free property
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Ironing facilities
  • Suit press
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
Accessibility
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Languages Spoken
  • English

House rules

Old Waverley Hotel takes special requests – add in the next step!

Check-in

From 3:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in

Check-out

Until 11:00 AM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Refundable damage deposit

A damage deposit of GBP 25 is required on arrival. That's about USD 31. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

Children 6 and above will be charged as adults at this property.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 2 years
Crib upon request
Free

The number of cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cribs are subject to availability.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

Groups

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Maestro Mastercard Visa American Express Cash is not accepted Old Waverley Hotel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print
Must-know information for guests at this property

Due to location, there are no ground floor rooms available at the property.

Access to The Old Waverley requires climbing 27 steps to our first floor reception area. If you arrive with luggage there is a bell to call a porter to assist you.

The hotel has elevator access to every floor above reception, once you reach this level.

When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

Guests under the age of 18 can only check in with a parent or official guardian.

A damage deposit of £25 is required on arrival. This will be collected by credit card. You should be reimbursed within 7 days of check-out. Your deposit will be refunded in full by credit card, subject to an inspection of the property.

FAQs about Old Waverley Hotel

  • Old Waverley Hotel offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • The prices at Old Waverley Hotel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

    • Guests staying at Old Waverley Hotel can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 6.8).

      Breakfast option(s) include:

      • Continental

    • Room options at Old Waverley Hotel include:

      • Twin
      • Single
      • Double
      • Triple

    • Check-in at Old Waverley Hotel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

    • Old Waverley Hotel is 1,800 feet from the center of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.