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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh-The Caledonian

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

$226+

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8.7/10 Excellent
Based on 2,008 reviews
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  • 9.5
  • 8.7
  • 5.4
  • 5.1

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  • Great reception
  • Great view
  • Professional service
  • Friendly service

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    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
    • Wi-Fi
    • 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
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • 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

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 2,008 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
    • 7.6 "Good amenities."
    • 7.5 "Good vibe."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.1 "Value below average."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
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    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 1,465 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.3 "73% said the reception staff was great."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
    • 6.7 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.7 "Beds were acceptable for 67%."
    • 4.6 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
      0.7 "93% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.2 "Not very comfortable."
      4.9 "51% said rooms were small."
      2.4 "76% thought it was too noisy."
      0.2 "Air conditioning was criticized by 98%."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
      3.4 "66% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      4.8 "52% thought it was overpriced."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      4.8 "52% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 421 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.4 "Good vibe."
      8.5 "85% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.2 "92% said it was a stylish hotel."
      9.2 "92% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.3 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were big enough."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.5 "Average comfort."
      5.7 "Only 57% said rooms were big enough."
    • 5.1 "Average cleanliness."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 3.7 "Value below average."
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    Overall Rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 20 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall Rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 100 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.8 "Good amenities."
      7.8 "78% thought the building was wonderful."
    • 7.6 "Good vibe."
    • 7.2 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
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    Hotel type
    Guests think this is a family-friendly hotel.
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Great reception"
    "Great view"
    "Professional service"
    "Friendly service"
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