Book your room at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

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Landmark hotel near Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle

With a stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian in Edinburgh (New Town), you'll be minutes from Charlotte Square and Edinburgh International Conference Centre.

This 5-star hotel is close to Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street Gardens.

Make yourself at home in one of the 241 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Satellite programming and video-game consoles are provided for your entertainment, while wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature complimentary toiletries and hair dryers. Conveniences include safes and desks, and housekeeping is provided daily.

Pamper yourself with onsite body treatments and facials. Additional amenities at this Edwardian hotel include wireless Internet access (surcharge), concierge services, and babysitting/childcare.

Enjoy a meal at one of the hotel's dining establishments, which include 3 restaurants and a coffee shop/café. From your room, you can also access 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include high-speed (wired) Internet access (surcharge), a business center, and express check-in. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms. Self parking (subject to charges) is available onsite.

At your hotel

At your hotel

The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh used to be the railway hotel for Princes Street Station which closed in 1965. The architectural features of the station are still visible around this 7-floor Edwardian design hotel, renovated in 2012. The hotel hosted many famous people of stage and screen including Gene Kelly, Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, Elizabeth Taylor, and Sir Sean Connery.

The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh opened the first Geurlain Spa in the UK in winter 2012. The spa is a sanctuary of luxury and relaxation, and offers beauty services, manicures and pedicures, and pampering body scrubs and facial treatments for both men and women.

Business guests can access a business center offering a range of services and 8 meeting rooms which accommodate from 10 to 300 people. Both wired and wireless Internet access are provided for surcharges.

Parking is available on site (surcharge).

  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Bar/lounge
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Conference space
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Concierge services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Complimentary newspapers in lobby
  • Fitness facilities
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business center
  • Multilingual staff
  • Total number of rooms - 241
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Laundry facilities
  • Year Built 1903
  • Elevator/lift
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Wireless Internet access - surcharge
  • Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
  • Express check-in
  • Luggage storage
  • Number of restaurants - 3
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Spa services on site
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Stay connected

Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (14.99 GBP per 24 hours surcharge)

Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge

Park your car

Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available

In your room

  • Minibar
  • Bathrobes
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Desk
  • Complimentary toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Private bathroom
  • Video-game console
  • Pay movies
  • Premium bedding
  • Climate control
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Slippers
  • Satellite TV service
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Cribs/infant beds available
  • Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
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Eat and drink

The Pompadour by Galvin - This first floor dining room provides a superb French culinary experience complemented by the finest French regional wines, courtesy of the hotel's highly experienced sommelier. Seasonally inspired menus use locally sourced produce. The sumptuous interior is Scottish Heritage listed.

Galvin Brasserie de Luxe - The "Theatre of a Crustacea" showcase is at the heart of this bustling brasserie with dynamic service, resembling a traditional Parisian bistro. Whether it’s a quick bite at the bar or the very best of the brasserie, guests will enjoy French classics including prix fixe menus, with a wide choice of good value wines and beers.

Peacock Alley - Inspired by the grand social promenade that connected the original Waldorf and Astoria hotels in New York, Peacock Alley is the hub of the hotel’s social scene, the perfect setting for a quintessential afternoon tea, or an evening cocktail or two. Enjoy Viennoiserie breakfasts, delicate small platters, an à la carte lunch menu, or the traditional afternoon tea, underneath the clock from the original Caledonian Railway Station.

The Caley Bar - A great place to relax, serving a wide range of whiskies, cocktails and snacks.

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Play

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Relax

  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • Accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility

The fine print for Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

When you arrive

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

When you leave

Check-out time is noon

How you can pay

Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

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