43 Princes Street
EH2 2BY Edinburgh, Scotland
tel: 44 131 556 4648
fax: 44 131 557 6316
Hotel star rating:
Scottish Highland Hotels
bar, restaurant, business-facilities, internet-available, room-service, non-smoking, laundry, tv-in-room, air-conditioning
Opposite the Scott Monument, this hotel originally functioned as a temperance hotel (built in 1848), but guests today can enjoy a good ole dram. Rooms come with 24-hour room service, same day laundry & valet service, broadband Internet Access & Wifi, flatscreen LCD TV, en suite facilities and a hospitality tray. Some feature impressive views of Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh Castle and the historic Old Town. The hotel's Cranston's Restaurant was recently refurbished and offers a refined and relaxed atmosphere as well as enjoying the best views in the city. The Abbotsford Room Bar & Lounge is a bright and airy room and a perfect place for drinks, light snacks or more substantial bar meals - one up from the crowd on Princes Street. Now serving Afternoon Teas at £6.95.
The Old Waverley Hotel is almost opposite the Princes Street exit of Edinburgh's Waverley Station, is close by Edinburgh's Bus Station and easily accessible from Edinburgh's Airport.
Three-star Scottish Tourist Board.