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4.0 out of 5

"The staff were very friendly and the building was classical " More

By a verified traveller on Thu 30 Jan 2020

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Hotel Description

Old Waverley Hotel puts you in the heart of Edinburgh, within steps of popular attractions like Princes Street and George Street. Highlights at this Victorian hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

All 85 rooms feature flat-screen TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free local calls, safes, and hair dryers. You'll find nice touches like soaking tubs and free toiletries to enhance your stay. Additionally, 24-hour room service, desks, and wardrobes or closets are available.

The restaurant, Cranstons, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own lounge bar. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, and a 24-hour front desk. Full breakfast is available on weekdays between 7:00 AM and 11:00 AM and on weekends between 8:00 AM and 11:00 AM.

Attractions within a short walk of this 3-star New Town hotel include St. Andrew Square and Princes Street Gardens.

Junior Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$243* Per night/room 6 Jun. - 7 Jun.

Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds (Princes Street View)

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Triple Room, 3 Single Beds

Bed Count 3 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Standard Double Room (Princes Street View)

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Standard Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Old Waverley Hotel ratings based on 3 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.0 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Old Waverley Hotel

Everyone (2) Couples (1)
4 out of 5
The staff were very friendly and the building was classical

Posted by on 30 Jan. 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

3 Feb. 2020 by Daniel

Thank you for taking the time to review your stay with us. We are glad to hear that you had such a pleasant time with us, and we can’t wait to welcome you back soon.

4 out of 5
hotel is in an excellent position very convenient to the station and Hop On Hop off pick up

Posted by on 13 Jun. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

24 Jul. 2019 by AH RES

Thank you for taking time to offer us feedback on your stay with us.

4 out of 5
Nice hotel. room mobile phone came in handy to take and use for Google maps as we didn't have international data. Bed was comfy and the showers hot. Would stay here again.

Posted by on 5 Feb. 2019

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Comment from Hotel Management

5 Feb. 2019 by AH RES

Thank you for reviewing your stay with us. We are glad you found your stay enjoyable and our services useful. We hope to welcome you again at some point.

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. The eco-friendly Old Waverley Hotel also features tour/ticket assistance, concierge services, and dry cleaning/laundry services. This 3-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 85 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 1848
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Television in lobby
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (0.4 km / 0.2 mi)

Room Amenities

Old Waverley Hotel offers 85 accommodations with safes and hair dryers. 32-inch flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs with deep soaking bathtubs and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered daily and irons/ironing boards can be requested.

  • Deep soaking tub
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Flat-screen television
  • Digital channels
  • Electric kettle
  • Bathtub
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 11:00 AM and on weekends from 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM.

Cranstons - This restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

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.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

No onsite parking is available. This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, and American Express. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer. Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No lifts
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Debit cards not accepted
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is not available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 72 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

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

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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  • Edinburgh Hotel Old Waverly
  • Edinburgh Hotel Waverley
  • The Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
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Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Program, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

National Rating

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

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Frequently Asked Questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.