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The Caledonian Timeline

The Caledonian Timeline

Discover rich Scottish heritage at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian hotel. Set against the magnificent backdrop of Edinburgh Castle, this Victorian railway hotel offers a unique experience within Edinburgh city center.

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1899


The Caledonian Hotel, opened in Edinburgh in December 1903, is a notable example of the British tradition of Grand Railway Hotels.[1] It stands at the west end of Princes Street, and is a category A listed building.

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1903


The Hotel, constructed from 1899 to 1903 as part of Edinburgh Princes Street railway station, was conceived as a rival to The North British Hotel (the Balmoral) which opened at the other end of Princes Street in 1902.

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1965


The Caledonian Hotel, opened in Edinburgh in December 1903, is a notable example of the British tradition of Grand Railway Hotels.[1] It stands at the west end of Princes Street, and is a category A listed building.

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1970


The Hotel, constructed from 1899 to 1903 as part of Edinburgh Princes Street railway station, was conceived as a rival to The North British Hotel (the Balmoral) which opened at the other end of Princes Street in 1902.

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1980


The Caledonian Hotel, opened in Edinburgh in December 1903, is a notable example of the British tradition of Grand Railway Hotels.[1] It stands at the west end of Princes Street, and is a category A listed building.

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1990


The Hotel, constructed from 1899 to 1903 as part of Edinburgh Princes Street railway station, was conceived as a rival to The North British Hotel (the Balmoral) which opened at the other end of Princes Street in 1902.

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1995


The Caledonian Hotel, opened in Edinburgh in December 1903, is a notable example of the British tradition of Grand Railway Hotels.[1] It stands at the west end of Princes Street, and is a category A listed building.

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2000


The Caledonian Hotel, opened in Edinburgh in December 1903, is a notable example of the British tradition of Grand Railway Hotels.[1] It stands at the west end of Princes Street, and is a category A listed building.

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2011


The Hotel, constructed from 1899 to 1903 as part of Edinburgh Princes Street railway station, was conceived as a rival to The North British Hotel (the Balmoral) which opened at the other end of Princes Street in 1902.

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2014


The Hotel, constructed from 1899 to 1903 as part of Edinburgh Princes Street railway station, was conceived as a rival to The North British Hotel (the Balmoral) which opened at the other end of Princes Street in 1902.

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Welcome to the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh the Caledonian Timeline. Click through the years, above, to find out more about our great history!

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