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    The Old Waverley Hotel

    43 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH2 2BY, Scotland
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    • Excellent23%
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    “scott monument” (125 reviews)
    “princes street” (387 reviews)
    “great location” (319 reviews)
    Free Wifi
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    Reviewed yesterday

    Chose The Old Waverly based on location and this did not disappoint, however, the rest of the experience did. Rooms are small and basic with the noisiest creaking floorboards. I was awoke both mornings at 5am to the sound of the people above us stomping...More

    Thank June K
    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This is the second time I have stayed here, the location is perfect, right in the centre of a row of shops and restaurants. Opposite is a lovely park and the Scott monument, I have been lucky enough to have a view of this both...More

    Thank Cathy S
    Reviewed yesterday

    We stayed for 7 nights in July and loved it. The breakfast could do with a little improvement but overall lovely hotel. Our room was at the back of the hotel and there was a lot of noise from rubbish/bottle collections early in the morning....More

    Thank tina b
    Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

    The room was very hot small and stifling It was very noisy throughout the night and in the morning got woken by the fire alarm then half way through getting some clothes on it stopped we didn't get any apology or explanation for it Staff...More

    Thank Rose T
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    We chose The Old Waverly, which is situated on Princes Street near The Balmoral and The Caledonian, for its less than ostentatious presentation and appeal to regional travelers. Those expectations came crashing down after two steps into the lobby. The front desk staff appeared overburdened...More

    Thank RobS3
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    Princes Street and Gardens
    Glaswegians tease Edinburghers that their High Street
    is only half one, since buildings only line one side.
    But what they don’t say is how extraordinary the views
    are from Princes Street as a result. From here you
    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
    ...More
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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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    3 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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