Book your room at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
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Landmark hotel near Princes Street and Edinburgh Castle
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On Princes Street
Built in 1903, this grand landmark hotel is centrally located on Princes Street, overlooking Edinburgh Castle.
Business center and meeting rooms
Guests of The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh can take advantage of the business center and secretarial services, as well as multiple conference rooms and wireless Internet access. Parking is available on site.
Wireless Internet access
Smart, contemporary guestrooms feature wireless Internet access, tea/coffee makers, minibars, bathrobes, and slippers.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
At your hotel
The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh used to be the railway hotel for Princes Street Station which closed in 1965. The architectural features of the station are still visible around this 7-floor Edwardian design hotel, renovated in 2012. The hotel hosted many famous people of stage and screen including Gene Kelly, Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy, Elizabeth Taylor, and Sir Sean Connery.
The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh opened the first Geurlain Spa in the UK in winter 2012. The spa is a sanctuary of luxury and relaxation, and offers beauty services, manicures and pedicures, and pampering body scrubs and facial treatments for both men and women.
Business guests can access a business center offering a range of services and 8 meeting rooms which accommodate from 10 to 300 people. Both wired and wireless Internet access are provided for surcharges.
Parking is available on site (surcharge).
- Offsite parking discounted rates available
- Babysitting or childcare
- Concierge services
- Conference space
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Fitness facilities
- Coffee shop or café
- Meeting rooms
- Business center
- Multilingual staff
- Total number of rooms - 241
- Number of floors - 7
- Laundry facilities
- Year Built 1903
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Luggage storage
- Express check-in
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Spa services on site
Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access (14.99 GBP per 24 hours surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge , Wired (high-speed) Internet access - surcharge
Park your car
Self parking (surcharge), Offsite parking discounted rates available
In your room
- Room service (24 hours)
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Coffee/tea maker
- Private bathroom
- Video-game console
- Pay movies
- Premium bedding
- Climate control
- Air conditioning
- Daily housekeeping
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- Satellite TV service
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- In-room safe
- Connecting/adjoining rooms available
Eat and drink
The Pompadour by Galvin - This first floor dining room provides a superb French culinary experience complemented by the finest French regional wines, courtesy of the hotel's highly experienced sommelier. Seasonally inspired menus use locally sourced produce. The sumptuous interior is Scottish Heritage listed.
Galvin Brasserie de Luxe - The "Theatre of a Crustacea" showcase is at the heart of this bustling brasserie with dynamic service, resembling a traditional Parisian bistro. Whether it’s a quick bite at the bar or the very best of the brasserie, guests will enjoy French classics including prix fixe menus, with a wide choice of good value wines and beers.
Peacock Alley - Inspired by the grand social promenade that connected the original Waldorf and Astoria hotels in New York, Peacock Alley is the hub of the hotel’s social scene, the perfect setting for a quintessential afternoon tea, or an evening cocktail or two. Enjoy Viennoiserie breakfasts, delicate small platters, an à la carte lunch menu, or the traditional afternoon tea, underneath the clock from the original Caledonian Railway Station.
The Caley Bar - A great place to relax, serving a wide range of whiskies, cocktails and snacks.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
The fine print for Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit 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.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: GBP 14.99 (for 24 hours, rates may vary)
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We should mention
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.