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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

AA rating
Hotel

About this rating

Rated from 1 to 5, a higher number of stars indicates a better quality, range of services and facilities with an emphasis on 6 key areas – cleanliness, service, food, bedrooms, bathrooms and hospitality.

The merit score for this hotel is 84%. This helps you to compare quality between hotels of the same star rating.

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Customer rating 9 / 10
Service
9
Cleanliness
9
Value
9
Food & drink
9
Room
8
Based on 1541 reviews

Former Victorian railway hotel famous for its charm

AA Inspector

At a glance

3 Rosette restaurant
Family rooms
Wheelchair accessible
Wi-Fi
Lift
Air-conditioned

Set in the heart of Scotland's capital city, against the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, this former Victorian railway hotel was built in 1903, and hasn't lost any of the charm and character that has made it famous. Spacious bedrooms and en suites offer comfort and luxury, and there is a choice of award-winning restaurants and wonderful public areas. The Guerlain Spa is a popular destination for relaxation and rejuvenation. Many rooms enjoy breathtaking views of the castle.

Rooms

  • En-suite rooms: 241
  • Family rooms: 12
  • Broadband available
  • Wi-Fi available
  • Free satellite TV in rooms
  • Hearing loop

Room rates

  • Single room minimum price189
  • Double room minimum price209
  • Leisure breaks available

Opening times

  • Open all year

Facilities

  • Fully air-conditioned
  • Night porter
  • Lift available
  • Outdoor parking spaces:: 48

Accessibility

  • Accessible bedrooms: 2
  • Walk-in showers

Children

  • Children welcome
  • Cots provided
  • High chairs
  • Children's portions or menu

Leisure

  • Indoor swimming pool, heated
  • Gym
  • Spa
  • Other leisure facilities: Sauna Steam room
  • Christmas entertainment programme
  • New Year entertainment programme

Conference

  • Minimum 24hr delegate rate: 194
  • Theatre-style holds (maximum):300
  • Classroom-style holds (maximum):120
  • Boardroom-styleholds (maximum): 80

Weddings

  • Holds a civil ceremony licence
  • Maximum number of guests: 300

Getting here

In city centre, at west end of Princes Street, adjacent to Rutland Street and Lothian Road

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Nearest airport

Edinburgh

Nearest train station

Haymarket
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Room prices from£209/night**Based on the minimum price of a standard double room *Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
*Based on the minimum price of a standard double room
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