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

Rp 2,760,000+

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
Based on 2,100 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 8.5
  • 5.3
  • 4.8

Good to know

  • Great view
  • Friendly atmosphere
  • 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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    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 2,100 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.1 "71% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
      9.3 "93% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.8 "78% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
      7.5 "Management was excellent, said 75%."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.5 "Good vibe."
      8.5 "85% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
      9.1 "91% said it was a stylish hotel."
      8.4 "84% 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."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 5.3 "Average comfort."
      5.2 "Only 52% said rooms were big enough."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
      2.6 "74% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.0 "Unclean dining area, according to 90%."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
      4.2 "58% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      3.8 "The price was too high for 62%."
    • 4.0 "Internet is poor."
      3.8 "62% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.5 "Pool is below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 1,533 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
      9.3 "93% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.9 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
      6.0 "60% thought the sauna was ok."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      6.5 "Beds were acceptable for 65%."
    • 4.7 "Not very comfortable."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were small."
      3.0 "70% thought it was too noisy."
      4.2 "58% criticized the small bathroom."
      0.8 "Air conditioning was criticized by 92%."
    • 4.5 "Not very clean."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were dirty."
      2.3 "77% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.4 "Value below average."
      4.5 "The price was too high for 55%."
      4.2 "58% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.7 "Internet is poor."
      3.5 "65% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 3.3 "Pool is below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 441 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.0 "90% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.5 "95% said the concierge service was amazing."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.0 "Breakfast is good."
    • 6.6 "Sufficient wellness & sports facilities."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 5.1 "Average comfort."
      5.4 "Only 54% said rooms were big enough."
      6.1 "Beds were acceptable for 61%."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
    • 3.5 "Pool is below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.2 Excellent
    Based on 21 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    Based on 105 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.9 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.2 "Good amenities."
    • 7.0 "Good vibe."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
    • 5.4 "Average comfort."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.1 "Value below average."
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    "Friendly atmosphere"
    "Friendly service"
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