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
    2015 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015

    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


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


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

    Health & Wellbeing

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

    Leisure Facilities

    • Radio
    • TV In Room
    • Television
    • WiFi

    Payment Methods

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


    • Accessible Parking or Drop Off Point
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • Parking
    • Taxi Rank < 100m from station


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

    Dietary Options

    • Nut Free Meals


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

    Languages Spoken

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


    • City Centre
    • City Location

    Special Requirements

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

    Wedding Services

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

    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 ramp, lift or stair 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

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

    General Questions

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

    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.

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 24 Dec 2015 to 26 Dec 2015

    Christmas break

    Enjoy two nights' stay with full Scottish breakfast and access to our magical Christmas Day Lunch where you can gather all the family for an enchanting celebration in our Castle Suite and enjoy the very best of traditional Scottish cuisine with locally-sourced, fresh ingredients creating an opulent feast.

    With a perfect framed view of Edinburgh’s Castle you and your loved ones can delight in the traditional roast turkey, savor the roast sirloin of Scottish beef or enjoy scrumptious sea bass fillets whilst beautiful Christmas melodies play in the background.

    Book by 25 December 2015. From £284 per night.

    More about Christmas offer

    Accommodation Special Offer
    Valid 30 Dec 2015 to 2 Dec 2016

    Hogmanay break

    Experience an unique Hogmanay in a magical city

    Enjoy two nights' stay with full Scottish breakfast and access to the spectacular Hogmanay Ball featuring perfectly framed views of the grandiose Edinburgh Castle and award winning fireworks, our famous toastmaster, Toast to the Haggis, Ceilidh Dancing, live music, DJ and an extravagant menu prepared with the best of Scottish ingredients.

    Book by 31 December 2015. Two night minimum stay. From £650 per night.

    More about Hogmanay offer

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