Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian
Princes Street
Edinburgh EH1 2AB, United Kingdom

Distance from hotel to Edinburgh Airport (EDI), 7 miles (11 kms).  

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, has recently undergone a luxury re-launch following a large investment and renovation program to bring this landmark Scottish property into the Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts portfolio.  

"The Caley", as it is affectionately known among Edinburgh locals, has embodied the very best in Scottish hospitality for over a hundred years. Situated at the west end of Princes Street, this former Victorian railway hotel nestles in the shadow of the historic Edinburgh Castle, just two minutes' walk from the designer stores and fashionable bars of George Street.  

With two exquisite restaurants: The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe. Luxurious bedrooms with some of the largest bathrooms of any hotels in Edinburgh, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh is also a fully licensed venue for Edinburgh weddings and civil partnerships, providing a magical setting for your guests special day.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations (241)
  • Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Air Conditioning (public areas)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Ballroom ($)
  • Banquet Room ($)
  • Bars
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Bellman/Porter Services
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Center
  • Business Services ($)
  • Concierge
  • Conference Rooms ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Elevators/Lifts
  • Fitness Center
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Lounges
  • Massage Services ($)
  • Meeting Rooms ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Parking ($)
  • Parking (valet) ($)
  • Pets (allowed)
  • Physician (on call) ($)
  • Pool (indoor, heated)
  • Restaurants
  • Safe Deposit Boxes (front desk)
  • Sauna
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Spa
  • Spa Treatments ($)
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Site
Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Business, Family Friendly, Golf, Wedding, Pet Friendly, Romance and Honeymoon.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break varies and is subject to change.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

Maximum occupancy varies by accommodation and is subject to change. For maximum occupancy details, please call Europe Operations.  

Premium, High ceiling, Waldorf Astoria bedding, tea and coffee facilities.  

• This beautifully furnished room offers a king-sized bed and blackout curtains. Modern amenities include a Nespresso coffee machine, iPod docking station and an LCD TV.  

Luxurious bathrobes, slippers and exclusive Salvatore Ferragamo toiletries complete our refreshing in-room amenities. Enjoy unique Personal Concierge services, exclusive dining experiences and complimentary access to the Fitness Center, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and indoor pool. WiFi access is included. Room sizes may vary from 33 square meter/360 square feet.  

Premium Castle View, Castle view, ornate high ceiling, LCD TV, tea and coffee facilities with a perfectly framed view of the imposing Edinburgh Castle, this beautifully furnished room offers a king-sized bed and blackout curtains. Modern amenities include a Nespresso coffee machine, iPod docking station and an LCD TV.  

Luxurious bathrobes, slippers and exclusive Salvatore Ferragamo bath products complete our refreshing amenities. Enjoy unique Personal Concierge services, exclusive dining experiences and complimentary access to the Fitness Center, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and indoor pool. In-room WiFi access is included. Room size may vary, starting from 30 square meter/320 square feet.  

Junior Suite(*), Waldorf Astoria bedding, separate living room, high ceilings, tea and coffee facilities. These classically furnished suites include an open plan living area equipped with a large desk and beautifully upholstered seating. In-room amenities include Nespresso machine, silky-smooth bathrobes and Salvatore Ferragamo products.  

Enjoy unique Personal Concierge services, exclusive dining experiences and complimentary access to the Fitness Centre, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and indoor pool. Guest room WiFi is available for a fee. Room size may vary, starting from 44 square meter/475 square feet.  

One Bedroom Bedroom Suite(*), Starting from 80 square meter/861 square feet, separate living room, high ceiling, tea /coffee facilities. This classically furnished suite includes a separate living area that opens into a spacious bedroom featuring high ceilings and a Waldorf Astoria bed with a Serta mattress and Egyptian cotton sheets. Sip a coffee from the Nespresso machine and stay entertained using the iPod-docking station or LCD TV. Silky-smooth bathrobes, slippers and Salvatore Ferragamo bath products complete our refreshing amenities.  

Enjoy unique Personal Concierge services, exclusive dining experiences and complimentary access to the Fitness Center, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and indoor pool. In-suite WiFi is available for a fee.  

(*) Denotes on request basis only, no allotment given.  

All accommodations include: bathtub, mini-bar, bathtub (private), non-smoking accommodations, blackout drapes, accommodations (for physically challenged guests), coffee/tea maker, radio, crib, room service (24-hour), data port, safe (in accommodation), desk, safe deposit box, hairdryer, shower, heating, , , smoke detector, housekeeping, telephone, internet access (high speed): ($), , internet access: ($), voicemail, iron, wake-up calls, alarm clock, ironing board, bathrobes and movies (in accommodation): ($).  

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

The Caley Bar, Experience casual elegance and trendy sophistication at The Caley Bar. Inspired by the timeless heritage of the Caledonian Railway, this destination Edinburgh bar offers an historic tribute to the luxury hotel's Victorian past. The Caley Bar presents a warm, inviting ambiance with a sense of adventure. Savor pre-diner drinks, sip on custom cocktails, or meet with friends and colleagues in this classic, relaxed Edinburgh locale. Set where Edinburgh's Old Town, New Town, and West End meet, The Caley Bar boasts a fantastic gathering point before exploring the excitements of Scotland's capital city.  

Dress Code: Casual.  

Galvin Brasserie De Luxe, Galvin Brasserie De Luxe, The chic but informal Galvin Brasserie de Luxe brings Parisian style to the heart of Edinburgh, and the design theme pays homage to the grand urban French bistros of Paris and Lyon, with its highly polished surfaces, ceramic tiles, archetypal lighting, and reflecting mirrors. Experience a number of dining options for entertaining, socializing, business gatherings, a discreet one-to-one meeting, or parties. Have a light lunch at the seafood counter, an ideal place for single diners or to whet your palate before dining at your table. Savor the menu created by the Galvin brothers, featuring a blend of classic French brasserie favorites and local seasonal specialties, including Prix Fixe, plats du jour, Scottish Crustacea and a la carte menus.  

Peacock Alley, As the social hub of this luxury Edinburgh hotel, Peacock Alley is located within the impressive lobby lounge. Wake up to a delicious choice of breakfast offerings, meet for an indulgent afternoon tea (afternoon tea packages available), or host an informal business gathering in a private and professional setting. Sip custom cocktails and unwind at the end of a busy day with a cool evening drink.  

• Enjoy an exciting look into the hotel's Victorian past at this destination Edinburgh bar and restaurant. In homage to the grand Caledonian Railway, formerly located beneath the hotel, the historic Caledonian station clock is situated above the restaurant. Synonymous with Waldorf Astoria, Peacock Alley continues to provide legendary service and a superb dining.  

The Pompadour By Galvin, Originally named The Pompadour Restaurant, this elegant restaurant first opened in 1925 at the heyday of Victorian railway travel to serve the rich and famous of the time, for which The Caledonian was the hotel of choice in Scotland. Having been restored to its former splendour, the Pompadour by Galvin continues its tradition of classical French excellence under the guidance of the Galvin brothers and Head Chef. Savor selections from the a la carte and tasting menus that feature classical French-inspired dishes prepared with locally sourced seasonal Scottish ingredients, as well as traditional Scottish and English favourites. The Galvin brothers showcase the very best of the region's produce presented in their unique style. Appreciate the specially selected collection of French regional wines that has been created by the highly experienced sommelier to complement each of the menu selections. The hospitable, professional, and knowledgeable team at The Pompadour by Galvin welcomes guests and attends to their needs, making the dining experience an enjoyable and memorable one.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

Bonus Features:  

 

• Daily newspaper  

• Use of fitness center  

• Towels  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

General Information:  

• Passengers are responsible for Porterage fee that is payable at the hotel upon check-out.  

• This is a non-smoking hotel.  

Local Attractions (back to top)

Tourist Attractions Nearby:  

• Edinburgh Castle: 1.5 kilometers(1 mile)