Get the celebrity treatment with world-class service at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Situated just a 1-minute walk from Princes Street, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian luxury hotel has a modern leisure club and unobstructed views of Edinburgh Castle. George Street's bars, restaurants and shops are less than a 5-minute walk away. There is free WiFi available throughout.

Originally built in 1903 as part of Edinburgh's central railway station, rooms at the luxury hotel each have a flat-screen TV, a luxurious bathroom with designer toiletries, and fluffy bathrobes, as well as unobstructed views of Edinburgh Castle. Guests can enjoy access to the Waldorf Astoria Spa, including an array of luxurious treatments, as well as a steam room, sauna, whirl pool, swimming pool and gym.

Peacock Alley now offers afternoon tea, while The Caley Bar provides bar food, drinks and tastings for guests and the general public. There is also an award-winning restaurant, Grazing by Mark Greenaway

Edinburgh Castle and UNESCO heritage site, and Edinburgh Old Town can be reached within a 20-minute walk. The hotel is located just a 10-minute walk from Edinburgh Military Tattoo, and Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

This is our guests' favourite part of Edinburgh, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 1 Aug 2009.
Hotel chain/brand: Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Currency exchange: Need local currency? This property offers currency exchange on site.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.6

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable programme, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.

4 reasons to choose Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

  • Prices you can't beat!
  • Booking is safe
  • Manage your bookings online
  • The staff speak English
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • What view is there from this room?
    The view from this room will either be of the city, or the roof of our Peacock Alley
    Answered on 28 March 2020
  • Do any of the rooms have small kitchenette? I need fridge and blender for my special liquid diet. Thanks
    Thank you - we do not have kitchen facilities in the bedrooms.
    Answered on 28 March 2020
  • Hey there was going to be booking I was just wondering if the pool facilities are available
    Good afternoon, I am pleased to confirm that the SPA facilities such as the pool are now open
    Answered on 3 May 2021
  • Hello This says sleeps 3 adults… I see only one bed stated ?? How does it work ? Thanks
    Good morning, thank you for the question. An extra bed is put in rooms for a 3rd guest. Kind regards
    Answered on 18 March 2022
  • is the spa and pool included in the price?
    Thank you kindly for your question. All of our guests receive complimentary access to use our Swimming Pool, whirlpool, sauna, steam room and fitness ...
    Answered on 15 June 2021
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Hotel surroundings *
Guests loved walking around the neighbourhood!
Excellent location - show map
3 restaurants on site

    Grazing by Mark Greenaway

    Cuisine: British, Scottish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Peacock Alley

    Cuisine: British

    Open for: Breakfast, Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, High tea, Cocktail hour

    Dean Banks at The Pompadour

    Cuisine: British, Scottish, Seafood

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

Travel Proud

Travel Proud

This is a Proud Certified property where you can be extra sure of a welcoming stay.

Facilities of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.
Activities
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 3 km) Additional charge
Food & Drink
  • Fruits Additional charge
  • Wine/champagne Additional charge
  • Kid meals Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is possible on site (reservation is not possible) and costs GBP 25 per day.
  • Accessible parking
  • Street parking
Reception services
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Luggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/check-out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment and family services
  • Strollers
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Trouser press
  • Ironing service Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business facilities
  • Fax/photocopying Additional charge
  • Business centre
  • Meeting/banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safety deposit box
General
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Allergy-free room
  • Heating
  • Car hire
  • Lift
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Emergency cord in bathroom
  • Lower bathroom sink
  • Higher level toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
Indoor swimming pool
Free! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/beach towels
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
Wellness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Full body massage Additional charge
  • Couples massage Additional charge
  • Back massage Additional charge
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Make up services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty Services
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
  • Hammam
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Additional charge
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Sauna
Languages spoken
  • Bulgarian
  • German
  • Greek
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Lithuanian
  • Maltese
  • Dutch
  • Portuguese
  • Romanian
  • Russian
  • Chinese

House rules Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian takes special requests - add in the next step!

Check-in

From 15:00 hours

Check-out

Until 12:00 hours

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

There is no capacity for cots at this property.

There is no capacity for extra beds at this property.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may be applicable.

Groups

When booking more than 9 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.

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The fine print

FAQs about Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

  • Check-in at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is from 15:00, and check-out is until 12:00.

  • Guests staying at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 9.0).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian
    • Vegan
    • Gluten-free
    • Buffet
    • À la carte

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Spa and wellness centre
    • Fitness centre
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Hammam
    • Golf course (within 3 km)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Personal trainer
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beauty Services
    • Fitness/spa locker rooms
    • Swimming Pool
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Make up services
    • Manicure
    • Pedicure
    • Body treatments
    • Spa facilities
    • Steam room
    • Spa lounge/relaxation area
    • Foot bath
    • Spa/wellness packages
    • Back massage
    • Couples massage
    • Full body massage
    • Fitness

  • Yes, this hotel has a pool. Find out the details about the pool and other facilities on this page.

  • Room options at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian include:

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quadruple
    • Twin
    • Single

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is 1,000 yards from the centre of Edinburgh.

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has 3 restaurants:

    • Grazing by Mark Greenaway
    • Dean Banks at The Pompadour
    • Peacock Alley

  • Yes, there is a hot tub. You can find out more about this and the other facilities at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian on this page.

  • From the nearest airport, you can get to Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian by:

    • Taxi 20min
    • Bus 30min
    • Tram 35min

  • The prices at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.