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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian *

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Location Details
‘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 and is just a two-minute walk from the designer stores and fashionable bars of George Street.
General Information
With two exquisite restaurants operated by Michelin-starred brothers, Chris and Jeff Galvin – The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe – luxurious bedrooms and the largest bathrooms of any hotel in Edinburgh, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is also a fully licensed venue for Edinburgh weddings and civil partnerships, providing a magical setting for your special day. This hotel is also home to the UK's only Guerlain Spa, a relaxing haven in which one can unwind and escape with many exclusive and indulgent treatments as well as state-of-the-art fitness facilities.


Scotland Adventure: from $1744 | Five nights | Premier guestroom | special rate | daily breakfast | Edinburgh City Experience | Loch Ness, Glencoe & Highlands Excursion | private transfers, Travel Dates: October 1, 2021 - March 31, 2022

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Room Details

All guestrooms feature a TV with standard channels, a work desk with adjustable lamp, Wi Fi access, a telephone with voicemail, a minibar, alarm radio, bathrobes and slippers, bathroom toiletries, Nespresso Coffee Machine, electronic locks and a hairdryer.
Premier Castle View Rooms offer unrivalled experience and much more. Your 'room with a view' is exquisitely furnished and offers king, queen or twin beds to ensure you benefit from a perfect night's sleep. As you appreciate the spectacular view, enjoy a delicious beverage courtesy of your Nespresso coffee machine or in-room mini bar.

Suite Details

One Bedroom Suites are softly lit havens where you can enjoy some privacy far away from the bustling Edinburgh streets. From the charmingly furnished open-plan living area with a flat screen TV to the spacious bedroom, it is a veritable home away from home. Wrap yourself in exclusive Waldorf Astoria bedding as you settle down for a luxurious night's sleep in your king or queen-sized bed, with full air conditioning at your fingertips and blackout curtains to ensure optimum comfort. Furthermore, enjoy a varied selection of beverages from your Nespresso coffee machine or in-room mini bar.

Guest Services

Amenities include concierge services, business center, laundry service, valet service, multilingual staff, office rental, parking, room service, secretarial service, shoe shine stand, telephone services, and turndown service.


The Pompadour by Galvin offers views of Edinburgh Castle and exquisite hand-painted wall panels as well as a world-class culinary experience. Brothers Chris and Jeff Galvin are two of Britain’s most influential chefs. With over 50 years experience between them, they have worked in some of London’s most revered kitchens, cooking for royalty, nobility, celebrities and film stars. They are never more at home than when behind the stoves of their popular and award-winning restaurants – which have garnered Michelin stars, AA rosettes and over 30 top accolades. Many of their dishes are influenced by their culinary upbringing in French cuisine and demonstrate the good taste and thoughtfulness of the brothers - their generosity of giving and their respect for ingredients. What they look for first and foremost is quality and luxury in simplicity.
Galvin Brasserie de Luxe brings Parisian style to the heart of Edinburgh. With its highly polished surfaces, ceramic tiles, archetypal lighting and grand mirrors, this beautiful restaurant pays homage to the magnificent urban bistros of Paris and Lyon. In its presentation, the Galvin Brasserie de Luxe epitomises efficient simplicity with immaculate mise en place and courteous professional service. The atmosphere is redolent of the bustling cosmopolitan railway hotel restaurants of the past, where all the world seemed to pass through.
The Caley Bar is a popular meeting place for residents and the local population alike for many generations, offering a traditional Scottish welcome in elegant and relaxed surroundings. The design of the carefully refurbished Caley is themed on the grandeur of the Caledonian Railway of the 19th Century with overtones of the plush furnishings of the Orient Express. The Caley is the ideal venue for drinks after work or before a meal, when the bar buzzes with lively conversation and laughter.
Peacock Alley represents the historic heart of The Caley and is imbued with the peerless style and sophistication of this famous former railway hotel. At once channeling the glamour and prestige of the old Caledonian and the Waldorf Astoria New York, Peacock Alley is the perfect spot to enjoy the iconic afternoon tea or indulge in a Scottish breakfast or elegant evening drinks.


Guerlain Spa allows you to enjoy a personalized spa experience that transcends the limits of your imagination. From the exquisite, custom-built Guerlain Cabin treatment rooms to the exclusive use of Guerlain products and techniques – made famous at the prestigious Institut Guerlain in Paris – everything is designed to maximize and enhance your comfort and wellbeing.

Nearby Attractions

Local attractions include the Palace of Holyroodhouse, National Museum of Scotland, Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, Edinburgh Old Town, Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh International Conference Centre, Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art, and many more.

Other Information

Edinburgh, home to the country's foremost financial, governmental and legal institutions, is Scotland's commercial hub. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian has a trusted and treasured reputation as the luxury events venue of choice, having formerly hosted everything from state visits and royal banquets to major international product launches.

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