Locally known as the 'Caley', the luxurious Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a capital landmark at the west end of Princes Street.
See the wonders of Edinburgh's Old town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, while exploring our historic building. Operating as a hotel since 1903, this former Victorian rail station is now a luxury retreat, refurbished in 2012.
Preserving its heritage, the hotel set the original railway clock at the site of the former station platform in Peacock Alley. Admire the Grand Staircase and the stained glass windows.
The hotel boasts two restaurants: fine dining at The Pompadour and the more casual Grazing by Mark Greenaway. Afternoon tea is a treat at Peacock Alley and some of Scotland's finest whiskies are on offer at the Caley Bar. Taste the Rebus Rob Roy cocktail crafted with author Ian Rankin and named after his fictional character.
The senses come alive at the only Guerlain Spa in the UK. Our spa hotel boasts the best French-style beauty treatments available. The 12 metre pool, sauna, steam room and fitness centre complete the health and wellness offering.
Superb views of Edinburgh Castle are available from 68 of the hotel's luxury suites and deluxe rooms. Each room features an array of thoughtful amenities including WiFi, a flat screen TV, air conditioning, and a Nespresso coffee machine. Luxury extras such as pillow menus, bathrobes and slippers complete the experience.
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, theatres and Edinburgh International Conference Centre. Our location is convenient for events such as the Edinburgh International Festival, Fringe and Military Tattoo and is only 20 minutes from Edinburgh International Airport. The hotel also provides on-site car parking.
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Award-Winning Luxury Edinburgh Hotel
Luxury Travel Guide Award
Luxury City Hotel Edinburgh 2018
World Luxury Hotel Awards
UK Luxury City Hotel 2017
N. Europe Luxury Spa Hotel 2017
N. Europe Luxury Business Hotel 2017
Scottish Hotel Awards
Fine Dining Restaurant Hotel of the Year 2019
Large Wedding Hotel of the Year 2019
People of Excellence - Events Team 2019
City Hotel of the Year 2018
Wedding Venue of the Year 2017
Condé Nast Traveler
Top 10 UK Business Hotels - 2017
Certificate of Excellence - 2019
Green Leaders 2017 - Silver Level
The Food Awards Scotland
Fine Dining Chef of the Year - The Pompadour - 2018
World Luxury Spa Award
Luxury Hotel Spa - 2016, 2017
Scottish Thistle Awards
Most Hospitable Hotel - 2015-2016
AA Rosette Awards
Two Rosettes - Grazing by Mark Greenaway - 2019
Three Rosettes - The Pompadour - 2013-2019
Hoteliers Hotels Top 100 #64 2016
Learn why the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has captured so many awards.
Meetings, Events and Weddings
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a splendid venue in Edinburgh for meetings and events. Choose from the listed Castle Suite, which accommodates up to 250 guests, or one of eight flexible meeting rooms, all with natural daylight and WiFi.
Host your Edinburgh luxury wedding at this hotel and we will make your day magical. Whether you are planning an intimate gathering or a larger event, our staff will ensure that everything is simply perfect. We offer a selection of wedding packages, tailored to your needs.