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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

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

€158+

Mon 5/12 Check in
Tue 6/12 Check out

Overall guest ratings

8.6/10 Excellent
based on 2,134 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.5
  • 8.6
  • 7.2
  • 5.0

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  • 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

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 2,134 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.6 "Great service."
    • 7.2 "Good vibe."
    • 7.0 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.8 "Rooms are ok."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.8 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    based on 1,579 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to shopping."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      9.5 "95% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.5 "75% found the restaurant service to be one of the best."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."
    • 5.0 "Rooms are ok."
      4.0 "60% complained about the bathroom."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were small."
      1.2 "88% thought they were poorly maintained."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      1.0 "90% found problems with the furniture."
      4.4 "56% had problems with the shower."
      0.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 93%."
      0.3 "97% thought the tv was sub-standard."
      4.6 "For 54%, the rooms looked old."
      0.0 "100% said the bathroom was dirty."
      0.9 "91% were disappointed with the minibar."
    • 4.8 "Not very clean."
      4.5 "55% said rooms were dirty."
      0.0 "100% said the bathroom was dirty."
    • 4.6 "Not very comfortable."
      4.4 "56% said rooms were small."
      3.4 "66% thought it was too noisy."
      0.7 "Air conditioning was criticized by 93%."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
      4.0 "60% said the wifi quality was bad."
      4.8 "52% thought it was overpriced."
    • 3.8 "Value below average."
      3.4 "66% said the breakfast was too expensive."
      3.8 "The price was too high for 62%."
      4.8 "52% thought it was overpriced."
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    Overall rating

    8.6 Excellent
    based on 426 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.0 "90% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 8.3 "Great service."
      9.1 "91% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% said the concierge service was amazing."
    • 7.5 "Good breakfast."
    • 6.9 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.3 "Rooms are ok."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were big enough."
      7.0 "70% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 5.8 "Average comfort."
      5.8 "Only 58% said rooms were big enough."
      7.0 "70% said the beds were comfortable."
    • 5.0 "Average cleanliness."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
    • 4.2 "Internet is poor."
    • 3.8 "Pool is below average."
    • 3.4 "Value below average."
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    Overall rating

    7.7 Good
    based on 21 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.4 "Great service."
    • 5.4 "Rooms are ok."

    Overall rating

    8.3 Excellent
    based on 106 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.3 "93% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.3 "93% thought the service was very professional."
    • 7.0 "Good amenities."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.7 "Vibe was decent."
    • 6.0 "Average comfort."
    • 5.6 "Rooms are ok."
    • 4.9 "Not very clean."
      4.7 "53% said rooms were dirty."
    • 3.4 "Value below average."
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    Hotel type
    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
    Luxury Hotel
    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
    Family Hotel
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    "Professional service"
    "Friendly service"
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