The Caledonian - a Waldorf Astoria Hotel
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The Caledonian - a Waldorf Astoria Hotel

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- 20 meters from city center
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Excellent
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8.6
/
10
Value for money7.8
Location rating9.5
Nearest airportEdinburgh Airport (EDI)
Distance to airport10.0 km
  • 820 meters to public transportation

  • Sauna

  • Currency exchange

  • Air conditioning

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8.9
Excellent
Room comfort & quality
Billy Garioch Suite with View
Billy Garioch Suite with View
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Country view
  • 1 queen bed
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King Junior Suite
King Junior Suite
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  • Room size: 41 m²/441 ft²
  • Country view
  • 1 king bed
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Caledonian Suite with View
Caledonian Suite with View
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  • Room size: 56 m²/603 ft²
  • Country view
  • 1 double bed
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Deluxe Single Room
Deluxe Single Room
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  • Room size: 18 m²/194 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed
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Premier King Room with View
Premier King Room with View
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  • Room size: 30 m²/323 ft²
  • Country view
  • 1 double bed
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Premier King Room
Premier King Room
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  • Room size: 33 m²/355 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 king bed
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Premier Twin Room
Premier Twin Room
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  • Room size: 26 m²/280 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed
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Queen Junior Suite with View
Queen Junior Suite with View
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  • Room size: 60 m²/646 ft²
  • Country view
  • 1 queen bed
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Premier Queen Room
Premier Queen Room
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  • Room size: 25 m²/269 ft²
  • Non-smoking
  • 1 single bed
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Premier Twin Room with View
Premier Twin Room with View
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  • Room size: 26 m²/280 ft²
  • City view
  • 2 single beds
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8.6
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10
Cleanliness8.8
Facilities7.8
Location9.5
Room comfort and quality8.9
Service8.8
Value for money7.8
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6.0
Lisa from Australia
Family with teens
Carriage Queen Room
Stayed 1 night in June 2018
Disappointed”
Overall disappointing. Room service food woeful.
Reviewed June 08, 2018
9.2
Exceptional
Gail from United Kingdom
Family with teens
Premier King Room
Stayed 2 nights in April 2018
Beautiful Hotel & Great location ”
Staff were extremely helpful and the location was very handy for a shopping weekend on Princes Street! The room was well “kitted out” with iron and ironing board etc!
Reviewed April 16, 2018
8.0
Excellent
GLEN from United Kingdom
Business traveler
Deluxe Queen Room
Stayed 2 nights in January 2018
Guests of Edinburgh local businesses ”
The Waldorf Astoria Caledonian Hotel is a classic traditional hotel with all the amenities one needs. Ideal location to accommodate overseas guests and ‘wow’ them with Scotland and Edinburgh’S charm. .
Reviewed February 03, 2018
6.4
Good
Margaret from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe Queen Room
Stayed 1 night in January 2018
Disappointing”
Christmas present for my husband. Staff at reception and concierge all very polite and helpful. On way to room carpet threadbare. Arrived in room disappointed. Very small. Wash hand basin blocked and disgusting stuff coming from plughole. No tissues in bathroom. Decided to stay for evening meal. Table chipped seats very uncomfortable. Waitress who served meal was lovely and very attentive. She must have been sent for her break and were ignored. Wine bottled was left on bar and girl had been filling glasses appropriately but when she left the bottle still half full was left and eventually my husband had to retrieve it himself. The restaurant manager and another member of staff stood chatting. The restaurant was not even busy. This is certainly NOT a 5 star hotel. First visit and last. Would not recommend this hotel.
Reviewed January 28, 2018
9.6
Exceptional
James from United Kingdom
Couple
Premier Queen Room
Stayed 1 night in December 2017
Nice hotel”
A very nice hotel in a central location with very polite and friendly staff
Reviewed December 23, 2017
8.4
Excellent
OLIVE from Philippines
Couple
Deluxe Queen Room
Stayed 1 night in February 2017
Overnight Getaway in Edinburgh”
YAY: very close to edinburgh waverley train station (around 10 mins walking distance) and it's right beside the edinburgh castle | hotel interior is very classy and elegant | breakfast buffet has a great selection of food | we were allowed to check in early | the staff was kind enough to show us the way around and gave us a map | fast and free internet connection in the room BOO: we were locked inside our room and unable to open the door from inside. we called the reception for assistance and they sent an engineer to take a look and have it fixed.
Reviewed February 26, 2017
8.8
Excellent
Edwin from Philippines
Family with teens
Deluxe Queen Room
Stayed 3 nights in October 2016
Bringing Home Happy Memeories”
This has been my second time at the Caledonian. Precisely the reason why I came back are the wonderful rooms, specially the beds! The VERY EFFICIENT staff as well as the strategic location it has.
Reviewed October 28, 2016
9.2
Exceptional
YUKO from Japan
Business traveler
Deluxe Accessible Twin Room
Stayed 1 night in September 2016
Great Place”
Prices is a bit high . Service is good Breakfast is fantastic I think I can stay once more. Location is good. Staffs are very nice and helpful. There are nice restaurants around there
Reviewed October 22, 2016
9.2
Exceptional
Duraiswami from India
Business traveler
Deluxe Queen Room
Stayed 1 night in October 2016
Lovely hotel with history - rooms slightly lagged behind public areas though”
Lovely old building with lots of history - corridors and staircases are filled with memorabilia from the old Princes Street station which apparently burned down in a fire... lots of atmosphere. The rooms are nice but lag just a little bit behind the public areas of the hotel in terms of decor and so on. Bathroom was fine but a bit basic - again it lagged the room a bit given the that room was definitely 5 starrish but the bathroom was slightly 3 starrish... still, nothing wrong with it, just that it was more functional than luxurious. Reasonable gym, although for some reason it was split into two small areas on two different floors instead of being one larger gym - no barbells and plates so it was all dumbbells, pulleys and cardio. There was a small pool but it wasn't very inspiring given it's 12.5 m length so we didn't try it. Hotel bar was gorgeous - grand place worth a visit with a good band playing. Location is great, you can take the airport bus to get here and jsut cross the street to the hotel, lots of restaurants and shops around. Overall a good hotel - got slightly eclipsed in my mind by the Scotsman where we stayed a few days later, but if that's not available, this is a good second choice.
Reviewed October 18, 2016
10.0
Exceptional
Sue from United Kingdom
Couple
Deluxe King Room
Stayed 1 night in May 2016
Lovely hotel”
It was our first stay at the hotel and would love to go back!!Minor niggles but nothing to diminish our stay,beautiful room and excellent staff.Peacock Alley's afternoon tea was a delight,the atmosphere was calm and relaxing.
Reviewed May 19, 2016
8.0
Excellent
Alex from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 3 nights in December 2015
stretched to capacity but didn't break”
staff, staff, location
We visited over christmas and the hotel was at capacity which lead to a few irritations like not being able to have a coffee because certain areas were booked out and never being able to call the front desk (no answer) but the experience was saved by the professionalism an personal courtesy of the staff always finding a workaround and finding a way to exceed expectations. I personally think the refurbishment stripped a lot of soul out of the building and the rooms were rather generic for a period 5 star but I've no real complaints. Well done and thanks to the whole team for a fantastic stay.
Reviewed December 27, 2015
4.0
Alistair from New Zealand
Couple
Deluxe King Room
Stayed 3 nights in December 2015
No hot water in a 5 star hotel hmmm”
Doorman was very helpful, front desk was fast and efficient
To be honest , the shower overflowed in room, we used towels and robes to dam the water, but the worst thing was no hot water for three days , quite unbelievable for a five star hotel. Pompadour is overrated and highly expensive , on top they bill you a £100 service charge for four people , this is the biggest rip off in restaraunts and not even Londin fine dining get away with that. Really taking the prevebial p on this one. We stay in many truly world class hotels around the world , this one was not up there and is way over priced for what they think they are.
Reviewed December 27, 2015
9.0
Exceptional
Phaedon from United States
Couple
Stayed 4 nights in July 2015
Once in a life time trip from USA. ”
The staff were fantastic the location was perfect. The view was wonderful
At first we were set up in a small no view room with steps to the bathroom. After I told them I can't do the steps in the bathroom. They were able to change us to a room with no steps and a beautiful view. The staff in the peacock alley were fantastic and very friendly. All and all very nice 5 star hotel.
Reviewed July 16, 2015
7.0
Very good
amira from Israel
Couple
Stayed 1 night in May 2015
Over priced”
Public areas grand location wonderful pleasant staff
Unfortunatly we received a back facing room to the a/c court yard filled with mist noise and no view! The bathrooms very very very date and feel Dirty because of the falling grout peeling paint, old shower glass partition left in place with no glass...looks very run down more like a road motel the the waldorf Astoria!!! .. Very very disappointing especially after paying an arm and a leg for a romantic stay in a posh hotel!!
Reviewed May 29, 2015
7.7
Very good
David from Thailand
Couple
Stayed 1 night in April 2015
Old hotel. Good location. Great breakfast. ”
Breakfast and location for princess street and castle
Good location. Old hotel but still has a lot of charm. If you want to enjoy the old city in the evening then maybe look to hotels in that area too.
Reviewed April 10, 2015
9.7
Exceptional
Artur from Poland
Couple
Stayed 1 night in February 2015
Amazing stay ”
Dinner at Pompadour restaurant , Staff , Room comfort
We stayed at the Calledonian for one night 18 th Feb - my wife Bday and we would like to comeback and stay for more . It was absolutely fantastic from the nice , professional staff to restaurant bar bfast and the building it self. Truly 5 star highly recommend ( I worked for the Ritz-Carlton long time and I was realy impressed with Calledonian ) Thank you Artur K.
Reviewed February 20, 2015
8.3
Excellent
Paul from Philippines
Couple
Stayed 2 nights in January 2015
Good hotel. Tiny noisy rooms”
Staff and location
Good location. Great staff but noisy and small rooms. We stayed at the Scotsman a few days before and the room was 2.5 times larger for the same cost. The hotel is also not luxurious enough to be called or to carry to Waldorf name - but the people are excellent.
Reviewed January 05, 2015
9.0
Exceptional
William from United Kingdom
Couple
Stayed 1 night in December 2014
Great Stay”
Great Staffm Great Room and Superb Breakfast
Really enjoyed our stay. The staff, room and food were of a very high standard. Would have no issues in going back to stay there again
Reviewed December 22, 2014
9.3
Exceptional
james from United Kingdom
Family with teens
Stayed 1 night in December 2014
waldorf”
quality decor location staff
terriffic stay
Reviewed December 19, 2014
9.0
Exceptional
Gerald from Australia
Solo traveler
Stayed 6 nights in November 2014
A quick visit to Edinburgh ”
Location, staff, History and feel of hotel
I made a quick trip to Edinburgh for thanksgiving. Loved the city, food bars, and the vibe of the place. Weather could have been better, but I did choose that time of year.
Reviewed December 01, 2014
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