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In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens
In-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi, linens

Old Waverley Hotel

3 out of 5

4.1/5 Very good

Guests rated this property 4.3/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast Available
  • Business Services
  • Bar
  • Laundry

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • 72-hour vacancy between guest room stays

Explore the area

    Popular LocationScott Monument1 min walk
    Popular LocationEdinburgh Dungeon4 min walk
    Popular LocationPrinces Street Gardens4 min walk
    AirportEdinburgh (EDI)35 min drive

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  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds (Princes Street View)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 14 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds (Princes Street View)
  • Standard Triple Room, 3 Single Beds

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 17 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    • 3 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Triple Room, 3 Single Beds
  • Junior Double Room

    3.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 10 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsJunior Double Room
  • Standard Double Room

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room
  • Standard Double Room (Princes Street View)

    4.5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 14 sq m
    • City view
    • Sleeps 2
    • 1 Double Bed
    More detailsStandard Double Room (Princes Street View)
  • Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed

    4.4/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 9 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    • 1 Single Bed
    More detailsStandard Single Room, 1 Single Bed
  • Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 12 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    • 2 Single Beds
    More detailsStandard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

About this area

Edinburgh

In the city centre, Old Waverley Hotel is in Edinburgh's New Town neighbourhood, an area with great shopping. Royal Mile and Grassmarket are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Check out an event or a game at Murrayfield Stadium, and consider making time for Camera Obscura and World of Illusions, a top attraction not to be missed. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Scott Monument - 1 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 4 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 4 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 5 min walk
  • National Gallery of Scotland - 5 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 5 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI) - 35 min drive

Restaurants

  • Cranstons — 1 min walk
  • The Voodoo Rooms - 3 min walk
  • Snax - 3 min walk
  • The Dome - 3 min walk
  • Bella Italia - 3 min walk
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About this property

Old Waverley Hotel

Eco-friendly Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has a bar/lounge and a snack bar/deli. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 24-hour room service, concierge services and dry cleaning. All 85 rooms boast deep soaking bathtubs, and offer free WiFi and 24-hour room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests will also find electric kettles and free local calls.
Old Waverley Hotel offers 85 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. 32-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels. Bathrooms include a bath with a deep soaking bath and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include telephones along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and an iron/ironing board can be requested.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Guest rooms kept vacant for 72 hours between stays
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Temperature checks given to staff
Temperature checks available for guests
Hand sanitiser provided
Individually wrapped food options available for breakfast
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: GBP 15.00 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Family friendly

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Snack bar/deli

Conveniences

  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Meeting rooms

More

  • Smoke-free property
  • TV in lobby

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Linens

Bathroom

  • Bathtub
  • Deep-soaking bathtub
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 32-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle

More

  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board (on request)
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3:00 PM - anytime
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

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.

Renovations and closures

This property is closed from 6 January 2021 to 31 January 2021 (dates subject to change).

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 15.00 per person (approximately)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
This property accepts credit cards; cash is not accepted
Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property; the policies listed are provided by the property

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Hotel Old Waverley
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
Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
Old Waverley Hotel Hotel
Old Waverley Hotel Edinburgh
Old Waverley Hotel Hotel Edinburgh

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Old Waverley Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Old Waverley Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Old Waverley Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Old Waverley Hotel?
As of 23 Jan. 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Old Waverley Hotel on 15 Feb. 2021 start from AU$54, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Old Waverley Hotel pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
How much is parking at Old Waverley Hotel?
This property doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Old Waverley Hotel?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - anytime.
What time is check-out at Old Waverley Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Old Waverley Hotel located?
Located in New Town, this eco-friendly hotel is steps away from Scott Monument, Princes Street and George Street. Edinburgh Dungeon and Princes Street Gardens are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 5 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 22 minutes.
4.1
Very good
Rating 5 - Excellent. 380 out of 995 reviews
5 - Excellent 38%
Rating 4 - Good. 432 out of 995 reviews
4 - Good 43%
Rating 3 - Okay. 120 out of 995 reviews
3 - Okay 12%
Rating 2 - Poor. 50 out of 995 reviews
2 - Poor 5%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 13 out of 995 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.3/5

Cleanliness

4.3/5

Staff & service

3.8/5

Amenities

3.8/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
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Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Superb
Superb stay with great value
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

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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.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

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ice hotel
It was a good stay friendly staff and helpful. Was easy to find on street
Stayed 2 nights in Sep 2020

4/5 Good

Happy face iconLiked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Sad face IconDisliked: Room comfort
I visit twice a year
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2020

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