Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB, United Kingdom
+44 131 222 8888
C$ 326
Cheapest

rate per night

8.7
Great

based on 1,427 reviews

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Mon 29/11
Tue 30/11
ProviderNightly total
Booking.comC$ 326
KAYAKC$ 382
Trip.comC$ 406

About Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Enhanced cleaning
    This stay has committed to enhanced cleaning measures.Learn more

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is situated in Edinburgh and provides easy access to Edinburgh Castle. With views of Edinburgh Castle, the hotel also offers deluxe amenities, including a sauna and an indoor pool.

There are a range of facilities on offer to guests of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, such as a coffee bar, an executive floor and 24-hour room service. Convenient services include an express check-in feature and a luggage storage facility. The hotel also offers a well-equipped fitness center.

This hotel provides elegant rooms with an en suite bathroom, air conditioning and a TV. They each include bottled water, a mini bar and movies-on-demand.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian's first-class amenities include an intimate bar and an in-house restaurant. Guests can also try one of the many bars and restaurants in the area.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is within walking distance of Edinburgh Bus Station, connecting guests with the surrounding area. It is also within walking distance of Princes Street Gardens, Royal Mile and Edinburgh Town Walls.

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Property safety measures

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has implemented the following measures:
Heightened sanitation

Daily cleaning, increased availability of sanitation products.

Social distancing measures

Lobbies with safe social distancing.

Rooms available at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Mon 29/11
Tue 30/11
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C$ 548/night

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Expedia

C$ 572/night

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Queen Rooms(C$ 326 - C$ 620)
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C$ 326/night

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Trip.com

C$ 406/night

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FINDHOTEL

C$ 446/night

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Premier Rooms(C$ 382 - C$ 1,085)
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KAYAK

C$ 382/night

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Expedia

C$ 440/night

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Booking.com

C$ 500/night

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Amenities at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Coffee shop
  • Valet parking

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Contactless check-in/check-out
  • Face masks for guests available
  • Physical distancing in dining areas
  • Physical distancing rules
  • Process in place to check health of guests
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Guest accommodation sealed after cleaning
  • All plates, cutlery, glasses and other tableware have been sanitized
  • Delivered food is securely covered
  • Guests can opt out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • First-aid kit
  • Safe

Services and conveniences

  • A/V equipment rental
  • Business centre
  • Car rental
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Currency exchange on-site
  • Hammam (Turkish bath)
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Shoeshine
  • Room service
  • Express check-out
  • Private check-in/check-out
  • 24hr front desk
  • Conference rooms
  • Ticket service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Bottle of water

Accessibility and suitability

  • Entire unit wheelchair accessible
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • No smoking
  • Lowered sink
  • Pets allowed on request. Charges may apply.
  • Disabled Access
  • Roll-in shower
  • Elevator
  • Shower chair
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Adapted bath
  • Allergy-free room
  • Toilet with grab rails
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator

Basics

  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Air-conditioned
  • Internet (surcharge)
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Shampoo
  • Adapter
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Conditioner

General

  • Family rooms
  • Landmark view
  • Newspapers
  • Storage available
  • Fireplace
  • Seating area
  • Slippers
  • Sofa
  • Bridal suite
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • VIP room facilities

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Private bathroom
  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Bathtub
  • Spa bath
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Toothbrush
  • Walk-in shower

Dining

  • Electric kettle
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Food can be delivered to guest accommodation
  • Coffee shop
  • Minibar
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Dining area
  • Dining table

Pool and spa

  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Sauna

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Ironing service
  • Laundry service
  • Pants press
  • Iron and ironing board

Family friendly

  • Kid-friendly
  • Cribs available
  • Books, DVDs, music for children
  • Kids meals
  • Children's television networks

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Radio
  • Smartphone dock
  • TV

Parking and transportation

  • Parking (surcharge)
  • Private parking
  • Valet parking

Bedroom

  • Feather pillow
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Workspace

  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Things to do

  • Board games/puzzles
  • Evening entertainment

Outdoor

  • Beach towels

Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Reviews of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

8.7
GreatBased on 1427 verified guest reviews
8.3Solo
8.6Families
8.7Couples
8.8Friends

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10.0 Excellent
Pros:It was great ! The people was helpful !
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:The grandeur, the comfort, the facilities, the location, the staff.
Cons:The leisure complex is a little tired, but pleasant nonetheless!
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3.7 Poor
Pros:The location of the hotel was good
Cons:Hilton are using there brand to sell below standard rooms. I would never stay here again
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8.8 Great
Pros:Spacious rooms and vaulted ceilings. Extremely comfortable beds and wonderful views of the city.
Cons:Sloppy paint job in the room. The shower drain was clogged and the shower floor was very slick and dangerous. Easy fixes though to bring the room up to speed.
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Pros:Everything
Cons:Leaving
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Location

Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Castle0.5 km
  • Princes Street Gardens0.7 km
  • National Gallery of Scotland0.7 km
  • Scott Monument0.9 km
  • National Library Of Scotland1 km
  • Waverley Mall1 km
  • St Giles' Cathedral1 km
  • Greyfriars Kirk1 km
  • Real Mary King's Close1 km
  • Greyfriar's Bobby1 km
  • National Museum of Scotland1.2 km
  • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art1.2 km

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 3:00 PM, check out anytime before 12:00 PM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

  • All reservations at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian – even non-cancellable stays – on or before 30 June 2020, are eligible for a full refund. For more information, visit the Hilton Corporate Response to COVID-19 page.

  • Yes, reservations at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian can be cancelled free of charge with some of our providers. Make sure to read the provider's cancellation policy.

  • Yes, guests staying at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian can enjoy a free breakfast.

  • Yes, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has a restaurant on-site.

  • Check-in time is 3:00 PM and check-out time is 12:00 PM at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian.

  • No, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian does not offer free parking.

  • No, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian does not offer free Wi-Fi.

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is located in the neighbourhood of Old Town, 0.7 km from the centre of Edinburgh. Edinburgh Castle is the closest landmark to Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian.

  • Yes, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has a pool on-site.

  • Yes, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a pet-friendly hotel.

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is 10.3 km from Edinburgh Turnhouse. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is 57 km from Dundee.

  • No, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian does not offer free airport shuttle service.

  • A historic building from 1903, the hotel is a former rail station with Victorian style, renovated with modern luxury. An icon on Edinburgh’s famous Princes Street, the Scottish capital's main shopping street, it is handy for shopping and offers views of Edinburgh Castle.

  • The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has the only Guerlain spa in the UK, with custom-built cabins and exclusive use of Guerlain products for luxurious pampering and skincare. The spa offers massages, manicures and pedicures, facials, body scrubs, waxing, makeup and eye services, as well as special treatments for mums-to-be and couples.

  • The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh has a well-equipped gym with cardio and resistance machines as well as free weights, plus a large heated indoor swimming pool. For relaxation, there is a steam room, sauna and Jacuzzi.

  • The closest airport is Edinburgh Turnhouse Airport (EDI), and the hotel is conveniently located a mere 7 miles away. Bus 100 can get you to within a 2-minute walk of the building for around £5 in just over 20min, while the T50 tram costs around the same but takes more than 30min with a 5-minute walk. Expect to pay around £26 for a taxi.

  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian boasts nine meeting rooms, including conference rooms, function suites with castle view, and a ballroom with capacity for 300 guests. The hotel has a dedicated team for planning events, audio/video equipment hire, a business centre, and a fax and photocopying service.

  • The Pompadour by Galvin is the upscale restaurant of the establishment, offering 5-course menus and a wine selection, with views of Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street. The Galvin Brasserie De Luxe is a Michelin Bib Gourmand-winning bistro offering generous bistro food and a buffet breakfast. Peacock Alley, formerly the old station ticket office, provides an intimate setting for coffee or afternoon tea. Then for an outing later in the day, the Caley Bar offers a range of whiskies, cocktails, champagnes and other drinks with an Oriental Express-style interior.

  • The Waldorf Astoria has babysitting services available, and children’s films, high chairs and travel cots for hire, as well as children’s menus in restaurants.

  • The Queen Carriage rooms pay tribute to the building's rail station past and ooze personality with the Railway themed décor, bedding, and tea and coffee facilities. Other amenities include a Nespresso coffee machine, a flat-screen TV, and an elegant bathroom with bathrobes and slippers by Salvatore Ferragamo.

  • In addition to daily housekeeping, the Waldorf Astoria offers a laundry service, dry cleaning, trouser press and ironing service, as well as shoe shining.

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Value for money

7.7

Distance to city centre

0.7 km

Location rating

9.5

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh Turnhouse

Distance to airport

10.3 km