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    The Old Waverley Hotel

    43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent23%
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    • Average21%
    • Poor6%
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    “scott monument” (125 reviews)
    “princes street” (387 reviews)
    “great location” (319 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    11 - 15 of 1,835 reviews

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Great location, reasonable size rooms staff not that friendly. When you get to the hotel doors there are stairs, which we had to carry our bags up. Apparently there is a bell at the door to ring and someone will come and help. Breakfast ok....More

    Thank Terri W
    Reviewed 15 June 2017

    Having visited the hotel for several years I would agree that it is a little bit tired but rather that than brash and modern like some hotels in the area. It exudes and old world charm that though slightly faded has an elegance of a...More

    1  Thank trevor y
    Reviewed 14 June 2017 via mobile

    Really pleased we booked this hotel. Great location, within 5 minutes walk from the train station. Staff were friendly and accommodating in the hotel. The building itself shows its age a little but this makes it part of the appeal. The lift is tiny though...More

    Thank James R
    Reviewed 11 June 2017

    Drastically overpriced for what you get. The room was clean but the decor and furnishings are really tired. The sink in the bathroom was too high I had to stand on tiptoes to get washed and the water pressure was almost none existent as was...More

    Thank Moira911
    Reviewed 9 June 2017

    Great location being close to the train and bus stations. Helpful staff, though some of their foreign accents make it hard to understand what is being said. Room comfortable and breakfast good. Tea and coffee provided in the room.

    Thank wandr2015
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$113 - US$369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • 85
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    look onto expansive and decorative public gardens
    beneath the mighty basalt cliffs on which Edinburgh’s
    Castle stands proud above the rest of the dramatic old
    town skyline. Yet many of those on Princes Street look
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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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    "Ask for one with proper double glazing!"
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    "Higher up - and request Princes Street view."
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    "Travel by train (the station is just a block away) or come in by taxi/ bus."
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    "maybe not towards Prince's street if you have difficulty sleeping"
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