City view
Pet friendly
Swimming pool
Free WiFi
Bathtub
Air conditioning
24-hour front desk
Key card access
Daily housekeeping
Non-smoking rooms

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.

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

Couples in particular 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 Aug 1, 2009
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 9.6

Breakfast Info

Continental, Vegetarian, Vegan, Gluten-free, Buffet

Private parking at the hotel


Availability

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Room Type
Sleeps
 
1 queen bed
1 twin bed
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Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
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 March 28, 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 March 28, 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 May 3, 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 March 18, 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 June 15, 2021
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Hotel area info *
3 Restaurants On Site

    Grazing by Mark Greenaway

    Food: British, Scottish

    Open for: Lunch, Dinner

    Peacock Alley

    Food: British

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

    Dean Banks at The Pompadour

    Food: 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.

Amenities of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Bathroom
  • Toilet paper
  • Towels
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Slippers
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Free toiletries
  • Bathrobe
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
Bedroom
  • Linens
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Alarm clock
Outdoors
  • Picnic area
Kitchen
  • Coffee machine
  • Electric kettle
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Clothes rack
Pets
Pets are allowed on request. Charges may apply.
Activities
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Golf course (within 2 miles) Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Satellite channels
  • Radio
  • Telephone
  • TV
Food & Drink
  • Fruit Additional charge
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Kids' meals Additional charge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
  • 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 GBP 25.0 per day.
  • Street parking
  • Valet parking
  • 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
  • Carbon monoxide detector
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Smoke-free property
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Wake-up service
  • Heating
  • Car rental
  • Carpeted
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Ironing facilities
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Wake-up service/Alarm clock
  • 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! All pools are free of charge
  • Open all year
  • All ages welcome
  • Pool/Beach towels
  • Beach chairs/Loungers
Spa
  • 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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The fine print

FAQs about Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

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

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

    • Double
    • Suite
    • Quad
    • Twin
    • Single

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

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

  • 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
    • Personal trainer
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Beauty services
    • Locker rooms
    • Swimming pool
    • Facial treatments
    • Waxing services
    • Makeup 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

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has 3 restaurants:

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

  • 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, 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.

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

  • Guests staying at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 8.9).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

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