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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent58%
  • Very good23%
  • Average12%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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Free Internet
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Air Conditioning
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
5 Star Hotel
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. The large, rose-coloured Permian sandstone facade, quarried in Dumfries, dominates the skyline of the city's west...
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Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB, Scotland
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9.6 km to Edinburgh Airport
276 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
0.5 km from Edinburgh Castle
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Reviewed today

We spent 3 nights in the Waldorf Astoria on our recent trip to Edinburgh. We liked that it was in a great location within walking distance to everything. We walked to the royal mile, grass market, arthur's seat, dean village, even to the train station...More

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights in May with my family in 3 rooms. On arrival at the hotel, the doorman promptly greeted us and helped with luggage and offered to park the car for us. My dad had left his phone in the car and gentleman...More

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Response from GMWAEdi, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The CaledonianResponded 4 weeks ago

Dear Sheamus_81, We are absolutely over the moon to have received your feedback and could not be happier that you chose to stay with us during your time in Edinburgh. We certainly have changed a lot during the last eight years and it is delightful...More

Reviewed yesterday

Arrived 1 hour before check-in time, so we decided to have lunch at Galvin Brasserie, at 3pm our room wasn’t ready yet so the receptionist kindly offered us a drink at the bar for the inconvenience. The pool and spa facilities are very good, the...More

Thank styu2017
Response from GMWAEdi, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The CaledonianResponded today

Dear styu2017, Thank you very much for passing on your feedback to us. I am ever so pleased to see that you were able to make the most of facilities and were happy with your room allocation. Your comments regarding the chlorine levels and certainly...More

Reviewed yesterday via mobile

It was a very beautiful, well located hotel! It would have been perfect if not for the fact that my granddaughter found her sock at night inside the already made bed! That made me doubt about the cleanliness. Our room had a nice size and...More

Thank lucia k
Response from GMWAEdi, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The CaledonianResponded today

Dear lucia k, Thank you for taking the time to leave us with your review. I am very sorry to see that you experienced this mishap with sock found in your bed and that it created doubt about our cleanliness standards. Please have my assurance...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

My husband and I stayed here July 5 - July 9, 2018. We traveled through Scotland on our honeymoon for 10 days, our room on the fourth floor was comfortable and roomy. There are plenty of photographs taken by much better photographers than me to...More

Thank Hannah H
Response from GMWAEdi, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The CaledonianResponded yesterday

Dear Hannah H, It is sincere pleasure to receive such extraordinary feedback and thank you for staying with us. Most importantly on behalf of our entire team, we truly hope that your husband has made a speedy recovery and that you travelled home safely. Of...More

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GreenLeaders Silver level
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Room Service
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Free Internet
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Minibar
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Spa
Bar/Lounge
Hot Tub
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
US$231 - US$767 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#8 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#28 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#31 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
US$231 - US$767 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#4 Green Hotel in Edinburgh
#8 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#28 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#31 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
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Nearby
West End
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in
industrial Britain had their most desirable
neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes.
Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest
citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind
grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel
crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and
sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
...More
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Yes, the lift is right in the lobby.
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Breakfast is free to good members
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15 March 2018|
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