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We cross the the Waterloo place when we wanted to went to Calton Hill. Nice buildings, not son many... read more

Reviewed 5 February 2018
Mytilene, Greece
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With Calton Hill As A Backdrop

We stayed at a hotel on Waterloo Place a few years ago, but have not been back to that part of the... read more

Reviewed 19 August 2017
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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5 Feb 2018
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“With Calton Hill As A Backdrop”
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Eastern extension of Princes St., Edinburgh, Scotland
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Reviewed 5 February 2018 via mobile

We cross the the Waterloo place when we wanted to went to Calton Hill. Nice buildings, not son many cars

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We stayed at a hotel on Waterloo Place a few years ago, but have not been back to that part of the City for a few years. It is an impressive thoroughfare, a wide road with excellent architecture on each side. The backdrop of Calton...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank bsandrs
Reviewed 3 March 2017

We exited at Waterloo Place yesterday after our descent from Calton Hill, having entered Calton Hill from the other end at Royal Terrace/Blenheim Place. Waterloo Place is like an extension to Princes Street at the eastern end, still very centrally situated, and with hotels, yet...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank thetravellingmanUk
Reviewed 31 January 2017

To me this would be the tourist centre of the town, right next to Waverley station, sitting on Princes street, loads of hotels, people, public transport buzzing everywhere. Just looking at the reviews I saw there was a nice old cemetery there, missed that, shame,...More

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Theycallitmadness
Reviewed 18 June 2016

Stayed a night here with my wife. We were visiting the Playhouse, as just round the corner very very handy. Staff friendly and attentive nothing a problem. Room clean and tidy Would be back, not cheap but a little treat is allowed. Car parking a...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank neil c
Reviewed 29 April 2016

We stayed on Waterloo Place at the Travelodge for part of our stay in Edinburgh. This area is really central and close to Princes Street, where all the buses go from, and is within easy walking distance from the train station and royal mile.

Date of experience: April 2016
Thank cg2792
Reviewed 14 December 2015

Rooms were spacious and very clean. Very central to all amenities , two minute walk to princess street. Ideal location. Only problem was breakfast, we couldn't get seat together as it was 9.30 and were told if we wanted a seat together we should have...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank jinty179Ayrshire
Reviewed 1 November 2015 via mobile

Walk along here looking at the architecture & be well impressed. Lovely buildings, nice hotel & good restaurant options as well as a view of the old Royal High make it a good place to meander.

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank McAnnie1
Reviewed 15 October 2015

Good selection of hotels and restaurants nice play to stay if you are visiting Edinburgh lots of old Victorian architecture to admire

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank swift314
Reviewed 6 September 2015

We stayed at the Travelodge, Waterloo Place. It was really central and an ideal base to be a tourist in Edinburgh. There is even a splendid statue of the Dule of Wellington. The cafes are numerous and good; the bus services are efficient and you...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank SergeLourie
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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
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