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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Top City Hotel

Princes Street, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB, United Kingdom
+44 131 222 8888

$244+

Overall guest ratings

8.5/10 Excellent
based on 1,960 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.7
  • 5.6
  • 5.0

Good to know

  • Great view
  • Professional service
  • 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
    • Cable or satellite TV
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 1,960 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      10.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 100%."
    • 8.7 "Bar is amazing."
      10.0 "Delicious alcoholic drinks, according to 100%."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      8.8 "88% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.8 "78% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
      6.2 "Only 62% said the rooms were modern."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
      5.3 "Only 53% said rooms were big enough."
      6.8 "Beds were acceptable for 68%."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
      6.5 "65% thought the cleanliness of the hotel was average."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
      3.2 "68% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      2.7 "73% said the wifi quality was bad."
    • 2.4 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 1,489 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.2 "92% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
      9.0 "90% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 7.7 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      3.7 "63% complained about the bathroom."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were small."
      0.8 "92% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      4.4 "56% had problems with the shower."
      1.7 "83% found problems with the furniture."
      0.3 "97% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      1.0 "90% said the bathroom was dirty."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
    • 4.8 "Not very comfortable."
      4.2 "58% said rooms were small."
      2.9 "71% thought it was too noisy."
      1.1 "Air conditioning was criticized by 89%."
    • 4.7 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      1.0 "90% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.5 "Value below average."
      3.5 "65% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      4.7 "53% thought it was overpriced."
    • 3.5 "Internet is poor."
      2.9 "71% said the wifi quality was bad."
      4.7 "53% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    based on 372 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      8.8 "88% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      9.0 "90% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 7.4 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.2 "Good vibe."
      8.1 "81% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere."
    • 6.0 "Rooms are ok."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were big enough."
      5.4 "Only 54% said the rooms were modern."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
      5.9 "Only 59% said rooms were big enough."
      6.3 "Beds were acceptable for 63%."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.0 "Value below average."
    • 3.6 "Internet is poor."
    • 2.4 "Horrible pool."
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    Overall rating

    7.5 Good
    based on 19 reviews
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.4 Excellent
    based on 78 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.3 "Good breakfast."
    • 7.1 "Good vibe."
    • 6.9 "Average amenities."
      6.9 "69% thought the building was acceptable."
    • 5.6 "Average comfort."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.6 "Value below average."
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    Hotel type
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
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    Guests say it is the perfect hotel for a city trip.
    Good to know
    "Great view"
    "Professional service"
    "Friendly service"
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