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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Hotel Credit
  • Gift
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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

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Excellent city hotel. Close to Edinburgh Castle. Good for sightseeing and located near shopping areas. Great pool. Fantastic service.

Discover rich Scottish heritage at The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh-The Caldonian. Set against the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, this Victorian railway hotel offers a unique experience within Edinburgh city center.

Recuperate in the elegant refuge of a classic room, a larger deluxe room, a deluxe room with a castle view or a stunning one-bedroom suite at this iconic hotel in Edinburgh. Experience an unforgettable stay with indulgent amenities and spectacular city views.

Presenting a grand Edinburgh institution since 1903, The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh-The Calendonian, is proudly set above what was once a grand Victorian railway. With generations of experience in delivering warm Scottish hospitality, this luxury Edinburgh hotel boasts an array of modern amenities and facilities within an iconic, historic building. Swim laps in the luxurious indoor pool, stay active with a personal trainer in the fitness center, or simply relax in the bubbling Jacuzzi. With a soothing sauna, steam room and spa , this Edinburgh hotel provides an elegant refuge of rest and relaxation. Savor stunning French delights crafted by Michelin-starred chefs in the hotel's gourmet Galvin restaurants. Admire the traditionally classic Victorian-inspired decor. Sip on custom cocktails at Peacock Alley or sample fine malt whiskies in the renowned Caley Bar.

Exclusive Perks at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Gift, $100, Breakfast and More in Edinburgh

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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is one of Edinburgh's most significant and recognisable landmarks. Standing proudly at the west end of Princes Street, the heart of the capital, its reputation for style and excellence has attracted generations of locals, international visitors and notable personalities for over one hundred years. Built in 1903 and formerly part of the grand Caledonian Railway, the hotel is full of memories, including Peacock Alley which represents the historic heart, once the station concourse and ticket office. Surround yourself with heritage and over 100 years of hospitality.

Guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance under the "Five Star Signature Package" or "Five Star Signature Suites & Villas" will also receive the following amenities:

  • Breakfast Daily
  • $100 Hotel Credit
  • Gift
  • VIP Status
  • WiFi
  • Upgrade
  • Early Check-in
  • Late Check-out
Terms and Conditions
Reservations must be made through Five Star Alliance under the “5 Star Signature Package" or "Best Available Rate." Full breakfast is provided for two daily. A $100 USD hotel credit is included, once per room, per stay. Also included is a welcome whiskey treat. Upgrade, early check-in and late check-out are subject to availability at time of check-in and departure.

Hotel Address:
  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
  • Princes Street
  • Edinburgh, EH1 2AB
  • United Kingdom

Location Summary
Situated only a few steps from Princes Street Gardens, this luxury Edinburgh hotel looks upon the majestic castle that dominates Edinburgh's picturesque skyline. Enjoy a central location close to Edinburgh’s most popular attractions as well as convenient transport links. The hotel is set within walking distance of Edinburgh International Convention Center as well as unique boutiques and lively Edinburgh nightlife.

Directions to Hotel
From the airport follow the M8 east sign posted for Edinburgh. Follow signs for Edinburgh city centre. At the end of M8 take the A71 and follow city centre. Hotel is located at the corner of Princes Street, Shandwick Place and Lothian Road
Banquets & Meetings
Each of the eight meeting and banquet spaces boast the latest technology and contemporary business equipment including Video conferencing, AV equipment, WiFi access, and a well-equipped business center.
Fine Dining On Site
Founded by Michelin-starred chef brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin, the Galvin Restaurants at this luxury Edinburgh hotel boast an eclectic offering of fine-dining French cuisine.
Spa Facility
Relax in a sanctuary of health and well-being at this luxury Edinburgh hotel’s soothing Guerlain Spa.
Set within one hour’s drive of over 200 courses, this Edinburgh hotel boasts convenient luxury.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Pool Indoor
    - Spa Facility
Available Activities
  • - Golfing
    - Theatre & Museums