Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel on Edinburgh's Princes Street
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Built in 1848, this eight-storey Victorian hotel is on Princes Street, with views of Edinburgh's famous castle and opposite Waverley railway station.
Guests of Old Waverley Hotel can savor traditional Scottish cooking in the restaurant and enjoy drinks in the bar; there is 24-hour room service and front desk.
The 85 guestrooms have warm decor and wooden furniture; all include flat-screen televisions with digital service, direct-dial phones, along with free WiFi. 24-hour room service is also available.
- Central location
- Helpful staff
- Clean guestrooms
- Guestrooms were a little noisy
Old Waverley Hotel
Guests of Old Waverley Hotel can enjoy an array of amenities including the Cranstons restaurant, serving traditional Scottish and European cuisine for breakfast, lunch and dinner. A bar is also onsite where guests can relax with a drink.
This Edinburgh hotel also provides free WiFi in public areas, concierge services, a television in the lobby, and a 24-hour front desk. Discount rates are offered at a nearby car park for guests arriving by car.
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Total number of rooms - 85
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 8
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Year Built 1848
- Free WiFi
- Luggage storage
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Concierge services
- Television in common areas
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Digital TV service
- Flat-panel TV
- Free WiFi
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
Where to Eat
Cranston's Restaurant - Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner and serving traditional Scottish and European cuisine, this first floor restaurant has views of Princes Street Gardens and the castle.
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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 onsite parking is available.
No rollaway/extra beds available
- Fee for full breakfast: GBP 15.00 per person (approximately)
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Awards & Affiliations
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.