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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

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Indoor Spa Tub
Indoor pool
Room Amenity
Premium bedding, minibar, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

5 out of 5

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Pet-friendly
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Hand sanitizer provided
  • Personal protective equipment
Princes Street, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2AB

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationEdinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC)8 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile12 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle13 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)15 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is located in West End, a neighborhood in Edinburgh, and is in the city center and near a train station. Georgian House and Grassmarket are local landmarks, and some of the area's activities can be experienced at Edinburgh Port and Dalmahoy Golf Course. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Tynecastle Stadium or Murrayfield Stadium. Break out the clubs and hit the links with a golf course nearby, or seek out an adventure with hiking/biking trails.

What's nearby

  • George Street - 3 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) - 8 min walk
  • Scotch Whisky Experience - 11 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 15 min drive

Restaurants

  • Grazing by Mark Greenaway — 1 min walk
  • Peacock Alley — 1 min walk
  • Quattro Zero — 2 min walk
  • Red Squirrel — 2 min walk
  • Forage & Chatter — 3 min walk

About this property

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Luxury Edinburgh hotel in West End with full-service spa
This smoke-free hotel features a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a health club, a bar/lounge, and a coffee shop/café are onsite. All 241 rooms feature thoughtful touches like espresso makers and bathrobes, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars, and premium bedding.
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian offers 241 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and laptop-compatible safes. 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 espresso makers and complimentary bottled water. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include hypo-allergenic bedding.

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.

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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter
Follows standard cleaning and disinfection practices of CleanStay (Hilton)

Social distancing

Contactless check-in and check-out
Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitizer provided
Individually-wrapped food options available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and through room service
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and transportation

  • Self parking on site (GBP 25 per night)
  • Valet parking on site (GBP 25 per night)
  • Offsite parking for GBP 19.50 per day; discounts available

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee 7:30 AM–10:30 AM on weekdays and 7:30 AM–11:00 AM on weekends: GBP 30 per person
  • 1 restaurant and 1 coffee shop/café
  • 1 bar
  • Free daily reception
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness center
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Spa tub

Family friendly

  • Baby bath
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Highchair
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Elevator
  • Front-desk safe
  • Newspapers in lobby
  • Reception hall

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter/bellhop
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Turndown service

Languages spoken

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

Business services

  • Conference space (2336 square feet)
  • Meeting rooms - 8

Spa

  • Body scrubs
  • Body treatments
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Spa tub
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height counter and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Couples dining
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Free cribs/infant beds
  • Heating
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
  • Hair dryer
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Premium channels
  • Satellite channels

Food and drink

  • Champagne service
  • Electric kettle
  • Espresso maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Minibar

More

  • Connecting rooms available
  • Desk
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Laptop-compatible safe
  • Phone
  • Slippers
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - midnight
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before noon
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from July 1 2021 to January 1 2022 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)
  • Fitness facilities

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets allowed for an extra charge of GBP 50 per pet, per day
Dogs welcome
2 per room
Service animals are exempt from fees

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 50.0 per night
Free cribs (infant beds)

Property payment types

Important information

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 30 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 25 per night
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 25 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: GBP 19.50 per day
  • Pet fee: GBP 50 per pet, per day
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 50.0 per night

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

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 may be 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
This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, JCB International, Carte Blanche, debit cards, and cash

We should mention

Pool access available from 7:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property 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
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the spa without adult supervision
This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly)

National rating

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

Property is also known as

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 611 out of 985 reviews
5 - Excellent 62%
Rating 4 - Good. 233 out of 985 reviews
4 - Good 24%
Rating 3 - Okay. 81 out of 985 reviews
3 - Okay 8%
Rating 2 - Poor. 43 out of 985 reviews
2 - Poor 4%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 17 out of 985 reviews
1 - Terrible 2%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Another fantastic stay at The Caledonian! My husband and I recently stayed at The Caledonian for our honeymoon, 8 years after first visiting and could not have had a better experience. Upon arrival we were informed we had been upgraded to a suite which was completely unexpected and set the tone for the whole stay - the suite was absolutely beautiful and we were treated like royalty the whole time we were there, nothing was too much trouble and the personal touches were fantastic; every staff member remembered our names and that we were on our honeymoon which really made us feel special. The whole hotel is beautiful and so well located, there have been updates to the hotel since we visited almost 8 years ago but it still retains its beautiful and historic charm and character. We had afternoon tea in Peacock Alley which was superb and again the staff were absolutely wonderful, nothing was too much trouble and it was the most delightfully calming ambience which made for a fantastic afternoon. We also booked treatments at the Guerlain Spa which were exceptional! Every small detail had been thought out and the therapists were wonderful. The pool and other spa facilities were also lovely and everything was kept extremely clean and all very well coordinated given the current circumstances. There is no other hotel we could possibly stay in Edinburgh as nowhere else offers the sumptuous luxury, incredible service and fantastic location - thank you for another wonderful stay!
Stayed 4 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Business traveller
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
I loved it's character and palatial surroundings.
Stayed 6 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
It has been a dreadfull experience with regards to restaurants and a closed normal bar.But at least the room was excellent
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Lovely stay for our minimoon. Got a free room upgrade too!
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2021