Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, or ‘The Caley’ as it is affectionately known by locals, is an Edinburgh landmark.

A grand Victorian railway hotel, it opened in 1903, above the now closed Princes Street railway station. Generations of visitors have enjoyed the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian for everything from choosing a favourite whisky from the great range of malt whisky in the Caley Bar, to being married in lavish style.

Unwind in proud historic surroundings and admire the hotels original entrance from Princes Street, against the backdrop of the world-famous Edinburgh Castle. Facilities include the UK’s only Guerlain Spa, two restaurants by Michelin starred chefs' The Galvin brothers, The Galvin Brasserie de Luxe and The Pompadour by Galvin, enjoy Afternoon Tea in Peacock Alley and relax with light snacks and cocktails in 'The Caley Bar'.

With its central locale and proximity to onward transport links, this Edinburgh city centre hotel makes an elegant setting for events. The chic, oak panelled boardroom host’s briefings and the stunning Castle Suite boast the most elegant interior of any ballroom in the city. Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is walking distance to Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) as well as only minutes from the designer stores and boutiques on George Street.

Accommodation details


Princes Street
West End
United Kingdom

Check-in Details:

Normal Check-in: 15:00
Normal Check-out: 12:00


0.8 mi / 1.2 km from city centre

Room types and facilities


Sleeps 2, Bed Type: Queen(s)  Private bathroom, Separate Shower, Minibar, Television

General facilities

  • 1 Pool
  • Health club
  • Massage services
  • Elevators
  • Exercise gym
  • Non-smoking rooms (generic)
  • Internet services
  • Off-Site parking
  • Hair dryer
  • Whirlpool
  • On-Site parking
  • Steam bath
  • Dry cleaning
  • Indoor pool
  • Safe deposit box
  • Complimentary in-room coffee or tea
  • Business center
  • Concierge desk
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Beauty shop/salon
  • Ironing board
  • Laundry/Valet service
  • Room service
  • 2 Lounges/bars
  • 2 Restaurant

Dining information

• The Pompadour by Galvin - French cuisine with stunning views of Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street

• Galvin Brasserie de Luxe - classic French dining with a relaxed and family-friendly atmosphere

• Peacock Alley - the perfect spot to enjoy afternoon tea or elegant evening drinks

• The Caley Bar - classic cocktails and a wide range of Scotch whiskies

• Room service - 24/7.

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