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Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

3-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH2 2BY, United Kingdom

Victorian hotel with restaurant, near Princes Street
  • Free WiFi
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Very Good8.0
Great location
Fantastic service
Amenities are not the best
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Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

from A$112
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Standard Triple Room, 3 Single Beds
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Junior Double Room, No View
  • Standard Double Room (Princes Street View)
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds (Princes Street View)

What’s around Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom


  • In New Town
  • Princes Street - 1 min walk
  • George Street - 0.4 mi / 0.6 km
  • Royal Mile - 0.5 mi / 0.9 km
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 0.6 mi / 0.9 km
  • Edinburgh Castle - 0.8 mi / 1.3 km
  • University of Edinburgh - 2 mi / 3.2 km
  • Murrayfield Stadium - 2.7 mi / 4.3 km

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 26 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 6 min drive
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 12 min drive
  • Slateford Station - 15 min drive
  • Onsite parking not available

About Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Located on Princess street in the heart of Edinburgh, the Old Waverley Hotel is across the street from Waverly railway station and within walking distance of Princes Mall.

Hotel Features.
Old Waverley Hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. 24-hour room service is available. This 8-floor Victorian property offers wireless Internet access (surcharge). Event facilities include banquet facilities. The staff can arrange concierge services and dry cleaning/laundry services. This is a smoke-free property (fines may apply for violations).

Amenities featured in guestrooms include coffee/tea makers. Guestrooms have flat-screen TVs with digital service. Business-friendly amenities include direct-dial phones and wireless Internet access (surcharge). Some rooms offer views of Edinburgh Castle.

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 85 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Built in 1848
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Deep soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Cable TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free international calls
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


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

Awards and 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.

Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom’s small print

Also known as

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


Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very Good 8.0 From 1,079 reviews

Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Very Good8.0
Great stay
Very well located. Staff friendly and helpful. Meals in the bar well priced and tasty.
Kim, auRomance trip
Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Happy to recommend
Great hotel especially location. Friendly and helpful staff. Happy to recommend.
Susan, au1 night romance trip
Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Fantastic location
2nd stay here. Very friendly reception staff. Loved phone buddy which is provided to each room. Great initiative makes it easy to get around.
Susan, au1 night romance trip
Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great location
Great location. Friendly staff. Poor water pressure on 6th floor. Hotel staff offered to move us to another room. We declined as we had fantastic view of Scott Monument. Breakfast offered variety and great for traveller. Hotel close to tram stop for trip to airport. Happy to recommend.
Susan, au3 night trip with friends
Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Comfort at The Old Waverley.
I always enjoy staying at The Old Waverley - I love the convenience of the shops, cafes, restaurants, public transport and station. I also enjoy sitting int he lounge after a day out.
A Traveller, auOther trip

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Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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