Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian


Princes Street, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH1 2AB

    Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, or the "'Caley'" as it has become affectionately known among Edinburgh folk, was and still is the epitome of style and excellence.

    Located at the west end of Princes Street, guests can look up to Edinburgh Castle upon arrival as the hotel lies in the shadow of the most famous castle in the country, as well as being only a two minute walk from the designer stores and trendy bars on George Street. The hotel has not only remained a focal point for more than one hundred years, but is a symbol of the very best of Scottish hospitality offering guests the most luxurious Deluxe bedrooms with the largest bathrooms of any hotel in Edinburgh.

    The Caledonian is licensed for Civil Ceremonies and offers unique venues for your wedding ceremony and reception.

    To get to the hotel - From the A9 and M8, exit onto A8 at junction 2 and follow the signs for Edinburgh City Centre. The hotel can be found on the right as you enter the city centre at the West End of Princes Street.

    The city is vibrant and cosmopolitan offering a wonderful contrast between the historical attractions of Edinburgh Castle and Holyrood Palace. In the heart of one of the UK's finest shopping areas, Princes Street and the nearby New Town offer department stores and boutiques. The Scottish Crown Jewels housed in Edinburgh Castle, some of Scotland's finest art galleries and museums and the Royal Yacht Britannia are just a few of the many sights and attractions Edinburgh has to offer.

    Babysitting can be arranged contact hotel directly for more information.
    5 Hotel
    Assisted wheelchair access
    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Double/Twin Room B&B
    £190.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome
    • Baby Listening/Sitting Facilities Available


    • Smoking Permitted
    • Shower
    • Lounge
    • Payphones Available
    • Private Bathroom
    • WC EnSuite
    • Towels Provided
    • Telephone
    • Air Conditioning
    • Linen Provided
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Hairdryer Available

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Beauty Treatments
    • Sports Massage
    • Body Wraps
    • Sauna
    • Sauna Available
    • Traditional Massage
    • Steam Room
    • Fitness Training

    Leisure Facilities

    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • Radio
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

    • American Express Card
    • JCB Card
    • Switch Card
    • Solo Card
    • Delta Card
    • Diners Card
    • Mastercard
    • VISA Card


    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station
    • Parking
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Disabled Parking


    • Bar Available
    • Vegetarian
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Evening Meal Available
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Kosher Meals
    • Breakfast Available
    • Vegan Meals Available
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Lunch Available
    • Shop within 2 Miles / Mobile Shop
    • Gluten Free
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Halal Meals
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Licensed Bar / Clubroom
    • Dairy Free

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


    • Mini Bar
    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Conference Facilities
    • Internet Access
    • Disabled Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • 24hr CCTV

    Languages Spoken

    • Italian Speaking
    • French Speaking
    • Spanish Speaking
    • Polish spoken
    • Welsh spoken
    • Portugese spoken
    • Arabic spoken
    • German Speaking


    • City Centre
    • City Location

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens

    Wedding Services

    • Wedding Packages Available
    • In-house Co-ordinator
    • Religious Ceremony
    • Reception Facilities
    • Accommodation Available
    • Civil Ceremony

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest Tourist information centre:- From the Tourist Information Centre, which is located in Princes Mall, turn left and head west along Princes Street towards the hotel.

    Getting there by railway:- From Haymarket Station go to end of Shandwick Place. From Waverley Station go to west end of Princes Street.

    There is onsite parking facilities. 

    Please feel free to contact the hotel directly on 0131 222 8888 or by email, guest_caledonian@waldorfastoria.com if you require any further information.

    Getting there from Edinburgh airport- From Edinburgh Airport follow all signs for City Centre.

    Transport within Scotland

    For public transport information to visit here from within Scotland, enter your postcode and visit date below.

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    Access to Public Areas

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds), or access by a ramp or lift :
      • from the entrance to reception
      • to a public toilet
      • to the bar
      • to the lounge

    Building Entrance

    • There is a ramp to the main entrance


    • Designated parking provided for guests with disabilities
    • Drop-off point for guests immediately outside the main entrance

    Bedrooms and Bathrooms: General

    • Bathrooms available with :
      • bath
      • bath with shower
      • level entry shower
      • separate shower unit
    • Bathrooms with emergency call system available
    • Baths fitted with support handrails available
    • There are separate shower units:
      • fitted with support handrails
    • WCs in bathrooms fitted with handrails available

    General Questions

    • Personnel who have contact with guests have had disability awareness training
    • Emergency evacuation procedures for the safe exit of guests with disabilities
    • Proprietors/staff available 24-hours
    • Non-smoking policy throughout establishment

    Restaurant / Breakfast / Dining Room

    • Level access (i.e. no steps or thresholds) or access by ramp or lift to the restaurant/breakfast/dining-room
    • Restaurant / breakfast / dining room provide meals for guests with special dietary requirements

    This information is self-assessed; therefore we accept no liability for its accuracy. Please contact the venue for further information.


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