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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB, Scotland (Formerly Caledonian Hilton Edinburgh Hotel)
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Ranked #22 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We have stayed there for one night only for our city break and it was amazing! It was close to all touristy attractions, had amazing service and in hotel restaurant. We will defintely rerun there for another break :)

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Houston, Texas, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We took our 13 year old grandson on a British Isles experience. Edinburgh was a highlight of the trip and the hotel was a significant contributor to the experience. The hotel offered a room that accommodated us all comfortably. It was centrally located which allowed us to visit many of the important destinations easily. We will stay there again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed for three nights during the festival. Without exception the staff were excellent, very friendly and efficient. We were slightly disappointed with the size of our room. At over £300 per night we had hoped for something a bit more roomy. However it was quiet, comfortable and the position of the hotel perfect for all the festival events. During... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Is was in great location I could go window shopping any time. You could walk to ninety percent of the sights. The pool is like a pool at a regular Hilton Resort . The Conceage rcocomendid some restarunts for my brother and his boyfriend there were so good. You can even walk to Princes Street Gardens, which just arocess the... More

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Plano, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Hotel, staff and service was outstanding. The restaurants were some of the finest we have been too. The hotel staff was excellent and extremely friendly. The actual hotel was luxurious and stately. The location was perfect

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

What a great place to stay! Both the bars, The Caley & Peacock Alley, have plenty of charm, the later maintaining some originality from the old train station. Both restaurants are also excellent, breakfast at the brasserie being a defiant highlight, and a meal at the Pompadour just outstanding. Service throughout the hotel is just top class, staff are extremely... More

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GRMCaleyWA, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Lee T, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and particularly delighted that you were impressed by the facilities within the hotel, including Peacock Alley, The Caley Bar and The Pompadour. We look forward to welcoming you... More

Bridgnorth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed here in July when we went to see Tom Jones at the Castle. We were upgraded, which was nice, and our friends got a free bottle of Prosecco as their room was not ready. Had afternoon tea, which was excellent and in copious amounts, but a little pricey. To be honest tea for two would have been enough... More

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GRMCaleyWA, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Peter H, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and that you were able to enjoy the renowned afternoon tea in Peacock Alley. We look forward to welcoming you back to the ‘Caley’ in the near future.... More

leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very good place to stay. The room was amazing spacious and clean. It is located in a very central place for all activities. You can walk to any place of interest. The members of staff were very helpful, polite and caring. We were able to use the swimming pool and the spa which was very nice. The shops were... More

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GRMCaleyWA, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Gertrued T, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and in particular that you had very positive experiences with the staff. I agree that we are perfectly located to visit all areas of the city. We look... More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful stay at the Caledonian Hotel. I stayed for 1 night during the festival and asked for a room on the top floor that would be quieter as the hotel does face out onto two busy streets - Lothian Road and Princes Streets. Was delighted with the room we were given, excellent spa facilities which we actually had... More

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GRMCaleyWA, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Rachel L, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and in particular that you had the time to use our Guerlain Spa facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back to the ‘Caley’ in the near future.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Returned yesterday from a two night stay. We had a double deluxe room on the 5th floor with a amazing view! The breakfast was lovely and the staff were attentive. Thank you to Issam and Sophia and all the staff for being so friendly and helpful.. Look forward to returning one day :)

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GRMCaleyWA, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, responded to this review

Dear Anndichris, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay with us. I am pleased to hear that you have enjoyed your stay with us, and in particular that you were able to enjoy the view! I will be sure to pass your comments on to the staff members you mentioned; it is always... More

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Address: Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB, Scotland (Formerly Caledonian Hilton Edinburgh Hotel)
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian 5*
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Walforf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian, or the "Caley" as it has become affectionately known among Edinburgh folk, was and still is the epitome of style and excellence. The large, rose-coloured Permian sandstone facade, quarried in Dumfries, dominates the skyline of the city's west end. The hotel has not only remained a focal point for more than one hundred years, but a symbol of the very best of Scottish hospitality. The Caley's pivotal position at the very heart of Edinburgh has always been its greatest asset. Created out of the 19th century railway boom, the five star hotel is looking to the future with confidence and pride in its ability to keep pace with the times. The hotel's reputation is as justified now as it was when the hotel first opened its doors in 1903. ... more   less 
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