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Old Waverley Hotel

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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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from January 6 2021 to May 16 2021 (dates subject to change).
During renovations, the hotel will make every effort to minimize noise and disturbance.
  • Wondeful greeting from staff even though we checked in at such a late hour at night, and…Dec 27, 2020
  • I had a very pleasant stay at the Old Waverley Hotel. It was very clean and the staff was…Dec 27, 2020

Old Waverley Hotel

from P3,820
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Twin Bed
  • Standard Triple Room, 3 Twin Beds
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
  • Junior Double Room
  • Standard Double Room (Princes Street View)
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds (Princes Street View)

What’s around Old Waverley Hotel

Landmarks

  • In New Town
  • Princes Street - 1 min walk
  • George Street - 2 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 9 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 10 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 11 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 15 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 31 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 22 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-anytime
  • Check-out time is 11 AM

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. 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, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • No onsite parking

Payment types at the property

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
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
Working away
  • Meeting rooms
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built - 1848
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Television in common areas
Languages Spoken
  • English

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
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features

Dining

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’s small print

Also known as

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

Policies

This property does not have elevators.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.

Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast.

Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 72 hours between bookings.

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

This property accepts credit cards. Cash is not accepted.

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.

FAQs for Old Waverley Hotel

  • Does Old Waverley Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Old Waverley Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Old Waverley Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from January 6 2021 to May 16 2021 (dates subject to change). The following facilities or services will be unavailable from April 1 2021 to March 31 2022 (dates subject to change): <ul><li>Breakfast</li></ul>
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Old Waverley Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Old Waverley Hotel?
    Sorry, there's no onsite parking at Old Waverley Hotel.
  • Are pets allowed at Old Waverley Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Old Waverley Hotel?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM - anytime. Check-out time is 11 AM. Contactless check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Old Waverley Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Cranstons. The dining venue will be unavailable from April 1 2021 to March 31 2022 (dates subject to change). Nearby restaurants include The Voodoo Rooms (3-min walk), Snax (3-min walk), and The Dome (3-min walk).

Recent reviews

Very good 8.2 From 710 reviews

Good 6.0
Excellent location.
This trip was for a quiet and reflective time before yearend. I read about this hotel before departure and I can agree with the helpful staff. It could be because of the covid limited housekeeping routine, but I thought the cleaning was not thorough. The bed was too soft for me. The hotel was generally well maintained but quite a few details needed to be attended to. The location is excellent.
us5 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Grate place
Donna May, gb4 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very lovely hotel and great location Very lovely rooms
Sandra, gb1 night trip
Poor 2.0
Disgusting attitude
John, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Always the best stay in Edinburgh:) (Only problem is the stairs but they are there to help!)
Katharine, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Superb
Superb stay with great value
Linda, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
Great mid-week stay
Staff very friendly and helpful. Location perfect. Very comfy bed! The building has seen better days but was clean and comfortable. Squeaky floorboards and (very) frayed curtains which didn't quite meet in the middle.
gb3 night trip
Very good 8.0
ice hotel
It was a good stay friendly staff and helpful. Was easy to find on street
Ian, us2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Good room great view
Susan, gb3 night trip
Very good 8.0
I visit twice a year
Jennifer, gb3 night trip

Old Waverley Hotel