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    The Old Waverley Hotel

    43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
    • Very good44%
    • Average21%
    • Poor6%
    • Terrible6%
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    “scott monument” (125 reviews)
    “princes street” (387 reviews)
    “great location” (319 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Non-Smoking Hotel
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    3.0 Star Hotel
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    The Scotsman Hotel
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    Reviewed 20 July 2014

    If you want a hotel with a fantastic location this is it, right in the heart of princess street. Just get off the train and its five minutes walk to the hotel. We stayed at this hotel 26 years ago and knew what we were...More

    Thank colin m
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 29 July 2014

    Dear guest, Many thanks for your recent review of our hotel. It is a great pleasure to see that you decided to come back to Old Waverley Hotel after 26 years and had a wonderful stay. I am also very pleased to see that you...More

    Reviewed 16 July 2014

    On the positive side: * Great location. And very easily accessible by the new tram. * The room we had was for three and was quite spacious. On the negative side: * Lack of free wifi. Yes I know if you book through the one...More

    Thank paulcolo
    Reviewed 14 July 2014

    Some give this hotel a poor review simply because it's old - get a grip! , That's what gives it charm and character. ALL the staff were helpful and professional. We felt they put some of the newer hotels to shame. Our room was much...More

    Thank unbullievable
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Old Waverley HotelResponded 15 July 2014

    Dear guest, I would like to express my appreciation for your fantastic review of the hotel. I am more than happy to see that you also enjoy the architecture and the style of our historic hotel and I am very grateful for your kind words...More

    Reviewed 13 July 2014

    Hotel is looking tired. Arrived in the early hours of the morning and were dumped in a twin room (having asked for a double) under the eaves. hot and noisy - no fans , no aircon., no fridge or minibar. Breakfast poor if you're vegetarian....More

    Thank John T
    Reviewed 13 July 2014

    We had a very comfortable room (spotless bathroom) with a fantastic view of the Scott memorial and Princes Street. The hotel offered everything you would expect from a 3 star establishment. The breakfast was adequate while the staff were friendly and efficient, if a little...More

    Thank Steve C
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    • US$ 114 - US$ 369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    caroljmack06
    19 July 2017|
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    Response from EdinburghCollection | Property representative |
    Hi, Thank you for your questions. Yes, the public areas will be open throughout Hogmanay for guests, and we will give you a free ticket that gives you access to Princes Street. As 'trevor y' states, you will get an... More
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    jbauer916
    28 June 2017|
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    Response from EdinburghCollection | Property representative |
    Hi, Thank you for your question. As others have said, hotels book up quickly in August so it is better to book well in advance, as soon as you know the dates you'd like to come up, book your hotel then. That said, December... More
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    2 May 2017|
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    Response from Valerie M | Reviewed this property |
    Yes. It seems that every place we stayed in Great Britain had a kettle and hair dryer!
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    "Travel by train (the station is just a block away) or come in by taxi/ bus."
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