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Room type

Standard Triple Room, 3 Single Beds

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 2 children)

Standard Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Single Room, 1 Single Bed

Max Occupancy: 1 guest

Junior Double Room, No View

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Standard Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

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

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child)

Standard Double Room (Princes Street View)

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)


Get an overview of this hotelHistoric hotel on Edinburgh's Princes Street


Opposite station

Built in 1848, this eight-storey Victorian hotel is on Princes Street, with views of Edinburgh's famous castle and opposite Waverley railway station.

Hotel restaurant

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.

Satellite television

The 85 guestrooms have warm decor and wooden furniture; all include flat-screen satellite televisions, direct-dial phones, along with WiFi. 24-hour room service and safes are also available.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

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 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) 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 85 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Year Built 1848 
  • Restaurant 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Concierge services 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • Television in common areas 


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 5.00 GBP per day )

Available in some public areas: Wireless internet access ( 5.00 GBP per day )

Room Amenities

  • Pay movies 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Iron/ironing board (on request) 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Climate control 
  • 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.

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Special check-in instructions:

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.


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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


Hotel Name

Awards & 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.
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