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Hotel is beautifully designed, great location!
Staff were very professional & friendly. Rooms & bathrooms beautifully decorated. Clean, huge rooms, with nice modern decor.
The food quality was amazing!! The Pompadour Restaurant is a must! Really enjoyed our stay! Would definitely come back!
We stayed for 2 nights in a Premier King Room to recuperate after a very busy period at work. We couldn't have asked for more. The location is perfect...with parking which is a huge bonus in Edinburgh.
Our room was beautiful. Huge bathroom, super comfy...More
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Response from GMWAEdi, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The CaledonianResponded 3 September 2018
It was a sincere honour to have you stay with us during your time in the beautiful city of Edinburgh. The word 'Perfect' is exactly what we love to hear and on behalf of our entire team we are thrilled that you left...More
The hotel is lovely with decadent charm and nostalgic memrobilia of its previous lives. We had a room with stale views which was ideal!
Food was great and the spa treatment rooms were wonderful for a city centre location. But the staff made the stay....More
We stayed a few nights with Astoria using our CC points!! A nice little room, but since we are on our vacation it was a perfect size for 2! Lots of great amenities on site to use. Perfect for walking to many locations - food,...More
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We have stayed at the Caledonian on several occasions and have found this hotel to be very clean and comfortable. The location is excellent, with views over the castle from some rooms (we were lucky this time!). The staff are always very friendly and efficient....More
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 …Moresandstone facade, quarried in Dumfries, dominates the skyline of the city's west end. The hotel has not only remained a focal point for more than one hundred years, but a symbol of the very best of Scottish hospitality. The Caley's pivotal position at the very heart of Edinburgh has always been its greatest asset. Created out of the 19th century railway boom, the five star hotel is looking to the future with confidence and pride in its ability to keep pace with the times. The hotel's reputation is as justified now as it was when the hotel first opened its doors in 1903. Less
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
US$ 197 - US$ 659 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Caledonian Hilton Edinburgh Hotel
Also Known As
Hilton International Edinburgh
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Room & Suite (614)
Pool & Beach (47)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (21)
Family and Play Areas (2)
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
the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.