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Reviews - Old Waverley Hotel

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43 Princes Street , Edinburgh, EH2 2BY
The Old Waverley is a landmark building located in the heart of Edinburgh's vibrant city centre. The Hotel is centrally located on the famous Princes Street, overlooking Princes Gardens and the Scott monument and with views across to Edinburgh Castle.

Of all the hotels in Edinburgh, the Old Waverley is one of the best located, with the Waverley train station, Edinburgh bus terminal and the sightseeing tours departure point just 2 minutes walk from the hotel. Some of Edinburgh's finest shops are situated on Princes Street, such as Jenners. All the major attractions - Theatres, Museums, Art Galleries and Edinburgh Castle - are within easy distance

The hotel offers excellent value for money and the highest standards of customer service. Many of the en-suite bedrooms offer spectacular views of Edinburgh Castle. Both Cranstons Restaurant and the Abbotsford Lounge Bar are light and airy with superb views over Princes Street Gardens and of Edinburgh Castle. Both offer excellent cuisine and service.

The hotel reserves the right to pre authorise (or charge if using maestro card) the credit card used to guarantee the reservation 24 hours prior to arrival.

THE OLD WAVERLEY HOTEL IS COMPLETELY NON SMOKING.
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Overall score Guest rating scores since September 2012 Customer recommendation
Guest Reviews Based on 292 reviews
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86% recommended this accommodation to a friend 87% would stay again
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Pleasant and very quiet room.
Excellent breakfast
Good customer service

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s allingham

From London, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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Good sized room, clean and comfortable with great view over Edinburgh.

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Joyce M

From UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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Location of this hotel perfect. Bar food very good and reasonable. Beware rooms at the rear where substantial building work is very disruptive. Found it very petty to charge for wifi for guests who do not book direct.

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j m

From England
Who stayed in August 2014

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Location of this hotel perfect. Bar food very good and reasonable. Beware rooms at the rear where substantial building work is very disruptive. Found it very petty to charge for wifi for guests who do not book direct.

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j m

From England
Who stayed in August 2014

Couple

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City centre hotel
We have stayed here before some years ago. The hotel is very convenient for the station and shopping. Staff very courteous and helpful. Room very clean, slightly worn in parts. Very noisy at the front.

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F Brough

From Rochdale, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

Group of women

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Wavrrly short stay
Breakfast range of food could be wider, particularly fruit which was the same each day also tinned. Poor attention given to hot food supply when trays had run out.

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h mowat

From Winchester, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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Great location,stayed in lots of hotels, only time that I felt I was being a inconvenience
If you expect the bare minimum with regards customer service, then would recommend for location. The lad who runs the late night bar,could teach the reception staff all about customer relations.

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Nigel H

From Tetbury, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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perfect location
lovely old hotel we had a very large double room with princes street view, very comfortable large bed.
breakfast was nice and plenty of choice. staff were friendly. not a suitable hotel for anyone with disabilities as reception is on first floor the only access being stairs. the only thing we found surprising and disappointing was no free wi-fi !

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t ashbourne

From Burton on Trent, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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A most enjoyable 2 nights
It was a pleasure to stay here for our 2 nights @ Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a view of the castle & fireworks & a short walk to the station & Tour Buses. Nothing was too much trouble for the very hard-working staff, especially the waiters from Poland & Croatia. They were so kind.

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J Godfrey

From Near NEWPORT, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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Need to be more child friendly. No children's menu.

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G Every

From Peterhead, UK
Who stayed in August 2014

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