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Old Waverley Hotel

43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY

+44 131 556 4648

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based on 5,605 reviews

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About Old Waverley Hotel, Edinburgh

Value for money

The Old Waverley Hotel offers chic accommodation in Edinburgh and is a short stroll from Edinburgh Bus Station. It is close to Princes Street, shops and nightlife options. This 3-star hotel provides free Wi-Fi, 24-hour room service and a 24-hour reception. It also offers porters, luggage storage and a safe. Rooms at Edinburgh Old Waverley Hotel feature cable/satellite channels, hair dryers and showers. After settling in to their room, guests can discover the local area with use of Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station, which is within a five-minute walk of the hotel. Hotel Old Waverley has an on-site restaurant, convenient for guests wishing to eat in. Each evening, guests are invited to relax in the comfortable lounge bar. A variety of dining options are also found in close proximity to the property. Old Waverley is within walking distance of University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh Castle and National Museum of Scotland. Royal Mile and St Giles Cathedral are also found only a short walk away.

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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • Free toiletries

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • Property is cleaned by professional cleaning companies
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Internet
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Shampoo
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

Services and conveniences

  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Tour desk
  • 24hr front desk


  • Electric kettle
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation

Accessibility and suitability

  • Elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Hypoallergenic pillow
  • No smoking
  • Pets not allowed
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hairdryer
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Window
  • Seating area
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • City view
  • Storage available

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Pants press


  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
  • Wardrobe or closet


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available

Places of interest near Old Waverley Hotel

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

Old Waverley Hotel location: 43 Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH2 2BY


Edinburgh Waverley Station0.1 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.2 mi
The Royal Mile0.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Cranstons Restaurant0.0 mi
The Ivy on the Square0.0 mi
Gaucho Edinburgh0.0 mi
Gaucho Brunch - Edinburgh0.1 mi

Old Waverley Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 5605 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • "good location, friendly staff, comfortable." (in 454 reviews)
  • "Fantastic, central, clean, great staff!" (in 377 reviews)
  • Large room very clean and comfortable. (in 275 reviews)
Cons -
  • The rooms were very shabby. (in 161 reviews)
  • Very old hotel with the inconveniences. (in 97 reviews)
  • The window opened out onto a dark void (in 36 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • Old Waverley Hotel is $138 cheaper than the average 3 star hotel in Edinburgh. You can usually find a nightly rate of $68 when staying at Old Waverley Hotel.

  • Old Waverley Hotel is 6.9 mi away from Edinburgh Turnhouse. You can typically expect your drive time from Old Waverley Hotel to Edinburgh Turnhouse to be 20min. It might be worth looking up traffic trends near your hotel if you are worried about saving time.

  • Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Old Waverley Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Edinburgh Turnhouse.

  • Old Waverley Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Old Waverley Hotel at +44 131 556 4648. Guests staying at Old Waverley Hotel are welcomed by hotel staff to order room service directly from the kitchen to their room.

  • Judging by our data, Old Waverley Hotel does not have a pool on site, but hotels regularly make additions and changes to their venues and do not always notify us. It would be best to call Old Waverley Hotel at +44 131 556 4648.

  • Old Waverley Hotel is 0.1 mi away from the city center of Edinburgh, where you can find interesting sights such as National Library Of Scotland.

  • For assistance from an employee at Old Waverley Hotel please call +44 131 556 4648.

  • Yes, Old Waverley Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

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