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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Top City Hotel

Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB, United Kingdom
+44 131 222 8888

$210+

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Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 2,051 reviews
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  • 7.2
  • 5.1

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  • Great view
  • Professional service
  • Friendly service

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    About

    The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian – ‘The Caley’ as it’s known by locals - is an Edinburgh institution. Once a grand Victorian railway hotel, it opened in 1903, above the now closed Princes Street railway station. Generations of visitors from near and far have enjoyed had unforgettable moments in the hotel for everything from such as choosing discovering a favorite whisky in the Caley Bar, to being married in lavish style. Champagne Afternoon Tea has become a local tradition, served daily in stunning surroundings. Admire the hotel’s original entrance from Princes Street, against the backdrop of the world famous Edinburgh Castle. With its central locale and proximity to boutique shopping on George Street, the best of Scotland’s golf courses, the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) as well as onward local & international transport links, this Edinburgh city centre hotel makes an elegant setting for visitors, business travelers & events alike. The classically styled rooms with understated quality make your stay comfortable. Whilst the chic, oak paneled boardroom can eloquently host briefings and the stunning Castle Suite boast the most elegant interior of any ballroom in the city Edinburgh and can entertain 250 guests for conferencing and cocktails. The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian hotel is walking distance to Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) as well as only minutes from the designer stores and boutiques on George Street. The Castle Suite entertains 250 guests for conferencing and cocktails. The ‘Caley’ has a full suite of wedding packages, tailoring both intimate gatherings and grand celebrations. A fully licensed venue for marriages and civil partnerships, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian Hotel provides a magical setting for the most special of days for unforgettable moments

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    Amenities

    • Internet
    • Fitness center
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for Disabled Guests
    • A/V equipment rental
    • Business center
    • Car rental
    • Concierge service
    • Cribs available
    • Currency exchange on-site
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • Coffee shop
    • 24 hour front desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Pets not allowed
    • Parking (surcharge)
    • Storage available
    • Babysitting or child care
    • Cable or satellite TV
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    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 2,051 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.0 "Good vibe."
    • 6.1 "Average comfort."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
    • 3.4 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 1,517 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
      9.2 "92% said the concierge service was amazing."
      8.2 "82% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      6.5 "65% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.9 "Not very comfortable."
      3.0 "70% thought it was too noisy."
      0.9 "Air conditioning was criticized by 91%."
    • 4.5 "Not very clean."
      0.2 "98% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
      4.3 "57% thought it was overpriced."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
      2.9 "71% said the wifi quality was bad."
      4.3 "57% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 389 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.0 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% said the concierge service was amazing."
      8.7 "87% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.6 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
      6.5 "Only 65% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.5 "Only 55% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 4.5 "Pool is below average."
    • 3.9 "Value below average."
    • 3.3 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall Rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 20 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
    • 5.7 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall Rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 123 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Good amenities."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
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    "Professional service"
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