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Deluxe Room, 1 Queen Bed
215 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Other room types
Suite, 1 King Bed, View (Caledonian Suite)
Room with view
635 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 8 guests
(up to 7 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Twin Beds, Accessible
344 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Room, 1 Queen Bed (Queen Carriage)
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite, 1 Queen Bed, View (1 Queen Bed)
Room with view
592 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 1 King Bed
323 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Suite, 1 King Bed (Alexander Graham Bell Suite)
Room with view
861 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Junior Suite, 1 Queen Bed, View (Castle View)
Room with view
484 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premier Room, 1 King Bed
323 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Suite, 1 Bedroom (1 King Bed)
732 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premier Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds
279 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Premier Double Room (Castle View)
Room with view
538 square feet
2 Double Beds
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premier Room, 1 King Bed, View (Castle View)
Room with view
323 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Premier Room, 1 Double Bed
484 square feet
1 Double Bed
Room sleeps 4 guests
(up to 3 children)
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Premier Room, 1 Queen Bed, View (Castle View)
Room with view
269 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Premier Room, 1 Queen Bed
269 square feet
1 Queen Bed
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Junior Suite, 1 King Bed
517 square feet
1 King Bed
Room sleeps 3 guests
(up to 2 children)
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Deluxe Room, 2 Twin Beds, View (Castle View)
Room with view
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 1 guest
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Premier Twin Room, 2 Twin Beds, View (Castle View)
Room with view
365 square feet
2 Twin Beds
Room sleeps 2 guests
(up to 1 child)
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Get an overview of this hotel
Luxury Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Pets allowed
Indoor pool
Smoke-free property
24-hour front desk

Location

Located in New Town, this luxury hotel is steps from Edinburgh Gin Distillery and Princes Street. George Street and Usher Hall are also within 5 minutes. Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 11 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Waverley Station is 17 minutes.

Hotel Features

2 restaurants, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool are available at this smoke-free hotel. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include 2 bars/lounges, a health club, and a coffee shop/café.

Room Amenities

All 241 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Other amenities available to guests include 24-hour room service, premium bedding, and electric kettles.

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland EH1 2AB

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

In addition to a full-service spa, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian features an indoor pool and a health club. Dining is available at one of the hotel's 2 restaurants and guests can grab coffee at the coffee shop/café. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the hotel's 2 bars/lounges. Wireless Internet access is complimentary.

Event facilities measuring 2336 square feet (217 square meters) include conference space. This Edwardian hotel also offers a spa tub, a sauna, and tour/ticket assistance. Onsite parking is available (surcharge). A total renovation of this property was completed in 2014.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a smoke-free property.

  • Express check-in
  • Couples/private dining
  • Newspapers in lobby (surcharge)
  • Elevator
  • Number of bars/lounges - 2
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Conference space
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Year Built - 1903
  • Express check-out
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Coffee shop or café
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free WiFi
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Sauna
  • Health club
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Smoke-free property
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Conference space size (meters) - 217
  • Number of meeting rooms - 8
  • Luggage storage
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Number of restaurants - 2
  • Concierge services
  • Conference space size (feet) - 2336
  • Banquet hall
  • Reception hall
  • Spa tub
  • Total number of rooms - 241
  • Number of floors - 7
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Multilingual staff

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Indoor pool
  • Free WiFi

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Spanish
  • Chinese
  • Portuguese
  • Russian

Parking

Self parking (surcharge) , Valet parking (surcharge) , Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian offers 241 air-conditioned accommodations with laptop-compatible safes and espresso makers. Beds feature premium bedding. Flat-screen televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and hair dryers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

  • Air conditioning
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Phone
  • Turndown service
  • Free bottled water
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided
  • Highchair
  • Private bathroom
  • Champagne service
  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Espresso maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Bathtub or shower
  • In-room safe
  • Number of bathrooms - 1
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible)
  • Satellite TV service
  • Baby bath
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Flat-panel TV
  • Premium TV channels
  • Free WiFi
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Designer toiletries
  • Desk
  • Premium bedding
  • Slippers
  • Heating
  • Electric kettle

Where to Eat

Full breakfasts are available for a surcharge and are served each morning between 6:30 AM and 10:30 AM.

The Pompadour - This fine-dining restaurant specializes in British cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Grazing by Mark Greenaway - This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. A children's menu is available. Open daily.

Peacock Alley - Onsite lobby lounge. Open daily.

The Caley Bar - This bar serves dinner and light fare. Open daily.

Late night fare is available from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

An indoor pool and a spa tub are on site. Other recreational amenities include a health club and a sauna.

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

  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby

Spa Services

Guests can indulge in a pampering treatment at the hotel's full-service spa, Guerlain Spa. Services include deep-tissue massages, facials, body scrubs, and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna, a spa tub, and a steam room.

The spa is open daily. Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision.

  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom
  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50 per night.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are not available.

Pets

  • Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 50 per pet, per day
  • Dogs only
  • 2 per room

You need to know

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

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit 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.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

Service animals exempt from fees/restrictions

No cribs (infant beds) available

Fees

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 25 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 25 per night
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 25 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 19.50 per 24 hours
  • Pet fee: GBP 50 per pet, per day
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Names

  • Caledonian Edinburgh Waldorf Astoria
  • Caledonian Waldorf Astoria
  • Caledonian Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh
  • Edinburgh Caledonian Waldorf Astoria
  • Edinburgh Waldorf Astoria
  • Waldorf Astoria Caledonian
  • Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Edinburgh
  • Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel
  • Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel Edinburgh
  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh Caledonian
  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian Scotland
  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh Caledonian Hotel

We should mention

Pool access available from 6:00 AM to 10:00 PM.

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.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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