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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

5.0 of 5 Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB, Scotland (Formerly Caledonian Hilton Edinburgh Hotel)
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Moscow
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed in the hotel for 6 days in November, while visiting Edinbourg for a conference. As a part of the package I have got a standard room, which happen to be on the attic (5 floor), but has enough space for one person. Among pluses - large wardrobe, iron, tea and coffee makers, space in mini bar for your... More

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London
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Newly refurbished guest rooms and good location to all historical sites. Breakfast with fairly good selection of cold and hot dishes. Waiters are attentive. Check in very efficiently and always express check out service from Hilton properties.

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London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
15 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This hotel is fantastic - friendly staff and lovely rooms. Gold HHonours recognised for all my rooms and this includes complimentary drinks and breakfast which is a nice touch. Ask for a room with a castle view if possible - but the other rooms are still well appointed. Nice selection for breakfast and Peacock Alley is a great place to... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice Hotel, stayed from Friday to Monday, the staff are not friendly enough for us , we have travelled to 27 different destinations around Europe in the last 3 years and not met up with unfriendliness like we did in this hotel, It just seemed that we got Fobbed off , 5 minutes to them is about an hour. We... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel with character and charm, staff top notch and eager to help. High tea is to die for along with the breakfast. Unusual room where we were unable to watch TV in bed, but that didn't spoil our stay. Can't wait to visit again hopefully without the rain next time.

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. Edinburgh is such a wonderful city at all times but I agree that a bit of sunshine just makes everything so much better. I am sorry that this was not the case during your recent visit but delighted that you... More

London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Room on First Floor with a view of the castle (partial). Was not one of refurbished rooms but was spacious if not a little dated. Conflict of space between the desk and the bed. Heating system antiquated. Comfy bed but bedding rather light for November. Lovely bar and lovely staff all round. Valet parking service good.

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Berlin, Germany
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Victorian train station hotel that's recently been slickly refurbished. Got upgraded to a room that would have been big enough to play squash in (we didn't). Very attentive staff and a varied breakfast ranging from pancakes via fruit salad to haggis. Great location from which to explore Edinburgh!

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review following your recent stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. It is a pleasure to read that you had an enjoyable stay with us and that you were so satisfied with the room that was allocated to you although I am secretly delighted that you opted not... More

Glasgow,
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We recently used Hilton points for an overnight Saturday stay. Everything about our visit was excellent from the welcome at reception to the comfortable room overlooking Edinburgh Castle, complete with bathrobes, slippers and Nespresso coffee machine. We arrived early, about 1pm, and got access to our room. Our lunch in Peacock Alley was delicious and enhanced by a harpist playing... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to provide your positive review of your recent stay with us. I am delighted to learn that we could accommodate your early arrival and that you went on to have such a wonderful stay with us. We believe Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian offers a variety of experiences to accommodate every... More

London
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80 reviews 80 reviews
50 hotel reviews
91 helpful votes 91 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here recently for one night. The hotel is located adjacent to the castle on Princes Street. It's around a 30 minute tram journey from the airport to the West End stop, which is five minutes' walk away from the hotel. However, I'd be more inclined to use the 100 Airlink bus, which I believe is quicker and cheaper (£4... More

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

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to submit a review following your recent stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. Unfortunately we experienced an issue at the time of your stay that prevented us from being able to offer a room that could allocate an extra bed for the third adult. I am glad that this was... More

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We recently spent a weekend in Edinburgh celebrating our Honeymoon and stayed at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian. The hotel is in a fantastic location very easily located at the end of Princes Street and is a beautiful red stone building. We were checked into our room which was very elegantly decorated and we also had the most... More

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

Dear Jonathan, I would like to congratulate you once again on your recent marriage and we are delighted that you chose Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian for such a special occasion. I regret that you did not have the opportunity to visit the Guerlain Spa as it offers a truly wonderful experience. Perhaps that could be your excuse to... 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*
Number of rooms: 241
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Also Known As:
Hilton International Edinburgh
Hilton Edinburgh
Edinburgh Hilton
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