• Kitchen
  • City view
  • Pet friendly
  • Swimming pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Balcony
  • Bathtub
  • Air conditioning
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Key card access

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

Located 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 Center.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.6 for a two-person trip.

Distance in property description is calculated using © OpenStreetMap

Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts
Hotel chain/brand
Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts

Property Highlights

Located in the best-rated area in Edinburgh, this hotel has an excellent location score of 9.5

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Number of guests
 
1 queen bed
2 twin beds
and
1 king bed
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Travel Sustainable Level 3+

This property has made significant commitments towards sustainability by subscribing to one or more third-party sustainability certifications.
Guest reviews

Categories:

Staff
9.2
Facilities
8.5
Cleanliness
8.9
Comfort
9.1
Value for money
7.4
Location
9.5
Free WiFi
8.2
Low score for Edinburgh
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See what guests loved the most:

  • Lulwah
    Kuwait Kuwait
    The location was perfect, close to most attractions. Rooms were spacious and beds were comfortable. Hotel was clean and staff were more than amazing! Staying at Waldorf was an experience at it’s own.
  • Samantha
    United States of America United States of America
    Beautiful all around and great staff. Great location.
  • Nancy
    United States of America United States of America
    Amazing hotel and staff. Location is perfect and centrally located.

Hotel area info

Restaurants
3 Restaurants On Site

  • Grazing by Mark Greenaway
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Peacock Alley
    • Cuisine
      British
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Brunch • Lunch • Dinner • High tea • Cocktail hour
    • Ambience
      Family-friendly • Traditional • Romantic
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free
  • Dean Banks at The Pompadour
    • Cuisine
      British • Scottish • Seafood
    • Open for
      Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambience
      Modern
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan

Amenities of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Great facilities! Review score, 8.5

Most popular amenities
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Private Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Airport shuttle
  • Tea/Coffee Maker in All Rooms
  • Bar
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bidet
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
Kitchen
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Sofa bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Tour or class about local culture
    Additional charge
  • Bike tours
    Additional charge
  • Walking tours
    Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    Additional charge
Living Area
  • Sitting area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable channels
  • Satellite channels
  • Video
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Fruit
    Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne
    Additional charge
  • Kids' meals
    Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
Internet
WiFi is available in public areas and is free of charge.
Parking
Private parking is available on site (reservation is not possible) and costs £35 per day.
  • Valet parking
  • Street parking
  • Electric vehicle charging station
  • Accessible parking
Front Desk Services
  • Private check-in/out
  • Concierge
  • Baggage storage
  • Currency exchange
  • Express check-in/out
  • 24-hour front desk
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Strollers
  • Board games/Puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Suit press
  • Ironing service
    Additional charge
  • Dry cleaning
  • Laundry
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying
    Additional charge
  • Business center
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Smoke alarms
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
General
  • Shuttle service
    Additional charge
  • Pet bowls
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Laptop safe
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Suit press
  • Airport shuttle
    Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Room service
Accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Lowered sink
  • Raised toilet
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
Indoor swimming pool
Free!
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • Kids' pool
  • Locker rooms
  • Personal trainer
  • Fitness
  • Full-body massage
  • Couples' massage
  • Back massage
  • Spa/Wellness packages
  • Foot bath
  • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
  • Steam room
  • Spa facilities
  • Body treatments
  • Pedicure
  • Manicure
  • Makeup services
  • Waxing services
  • Facial treatments
  • Beauty services
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
  • Turkish/Steam Bath
  • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
  • Massage
    Additional charge
  • Spa
  • Fitness center
  • 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 3:00 PM

Check-out

Until 12:00 PM

 

Cancellation/
prepayment

Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children of all ages are welcome.

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

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in

Pets

Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.

Groups

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

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FAQs about Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has 3 restaurants:

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

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

    • Spa
    • Fitness center
    • Hot tub/Jacuzzi
    • Sauna
    • Massage
    • Turkish/Steam Bath
    • Golf course (within 2 miles)
    • Evening entertainment
    • Facial treatments
    • Bike tours
    • Spa lounge/Relaxation area
    • Personal trainer
    • Pedicure
    • Tour or class about local culture
    • Couples' massage
    • Locker rooms
    • Makeup services
    • Beauty services
    • Spa/Wellness packages
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Spa facilities
    • Swimming pool
    • Fitness
    • Walking tours
    • Waxing services
    • Foot bath
    • Body treatments
    • Full-body massage
    • Manicure
    • Back massage
    • Steam room

  • The prices at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.

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

  • Check-in at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 12:00 PM.

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

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is 2,950 feet from the center of Edinburgh. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

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

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quad
    • Triple
    • Single