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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
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Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB, United Kingdom
+44 131 222 8888

S$ 289+

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
based on 2,035 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.6
  • 5.3
  • 5.3

Good to know

  • Friendly atmosphere
  • Great view
  • 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

    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • A/V equipment hire
    • Business centre
    • Car hire
    • 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
    • Internet
    • Hot tub
    • Cable or satellite TV
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 2,035 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.0 "70% said the reception staff was great."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      9.3 "93% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.4 "74% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.3 "Management was excellent, said 73%."
    • 7.6 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.6 "Good vibe."
      8.4 "84% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      8.7 "87% enjoyed the lobby entrance."
      9.5 "95% thought the hotel was luxurious."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
      5.4 "54% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
      5.0 "Only 50% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      6.6 "Beds were acceptable for 66%."
      5.4 "54% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
      3.7 "63% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      4.3 "The price was too high for 57%."
    • 4.1 "Internet is poor."
      3.8 "62% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.3 "Pool is below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 1,485 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.5 "95% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      9.4 "94% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.1 "71% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.6 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
      5.5 "55% thought the sauna was ok."
    • 5.1 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
      5.4 "54% thought the bathroom was big enough."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were small."
      3.3 "67% thought it was too noisy."
      0.6 "Air conditioning was criticized by 94%."
    • 4.2 "Value below average."
      3.6 "64% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      4.7 "The price was too high for 53%."
    • 3.8 "Internet is poor."
      3.6 "64% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.1 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 427 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.8 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% said the concierge service was amazing."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.6 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 5.3 "Average cleanliness."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
      5.6 "Only 56% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
    • 3.4 "Pool is below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.1 Excellent
    based on 20 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 101 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.8 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.5 "Tasty food."
    • 7.1 "Good amenities."
    • 6.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 5.3 "Rooms are ok."
      6.9 "Beds were acceptable for 69%."
    • 5.2 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
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    "Great view"
    "Friendly service"
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