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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

#33 of 145 Hotels in Edinburgh
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Princes Street, Edinburgh EH1 2AB, Scotland (Formerly Caledonian Hilton Edinburgh Hotel)
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    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This renovated hotel combines old style elegance with all the modern amenities in large elegantly decorated rooms. The view of the city and castle from my window was breathtaking. It is definitely worth the extra cost to book a castle view room. The front desk staff and concierge/bell staff are very friendly and helpful. And added bonus are the two... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
21 hotel reviews
118 helpful votes 118 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The hotel is extremely well positioned for the city sights and shopping. Buses from the airport stop almost outside. We received a warm welcome from all the staff who were all helpful and friendly. Our room was on the fifth floor and very quiet and had wonderful views of the castle and the coast. It was warm, large and luxurious... More 

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Uxbridge, United Kingdom
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41 reviews 41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I arranged a session and dinner for 40 employment lawyers and the Caledonian was a fantastic venue for the event. Their attention to detail and efficiency is amazing. Nothing was too much trouble, the food was delicious and service brilliant. I am so glad I chose the venue and would highly recommend.

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Edinburgh, Scotland, United Kingdom
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10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I stayed here for a few nights before Christmas as I was proposing to my now fiancé and wanted somewhere that bit special. The 'Caley' was the perfect choice and I ended up with an honors upgrade to a room with a view of the castle. It gets lit up at night and was lovely to have outside the window.... More 

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

Dear Scottb83, We are absolutely thrilled to form part of such wonderful memories of your recent engagement and on behalf of the entire team at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian I would like to convey our most sincere congratulations. I can only imagine how special your proposal must have been with our outstanding views of Edinburgh Castle and I... More 

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80 reviews 80 reviews
28 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

First time we have stayed here and I hope not the last as we had a great time...every member of staff were helpful nothing was a bother...Chocolates were in the room on our arrival as it was my husbands birthday and bubbly given to us at breakfast on the day... The breakfast was great we never had to wait to... More 

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

Dear Polly45, We too hope that this will be the first of your many visits to Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian and we are absolutely delighted to learn how enjoyable your special celebration was. Thank you such positive comments on our bedrooms and facilities. Any enjoyable stay starts with a comfortable bedroom and I am glad to read that... More 

Jacksonville, United States
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We thoroughly enjoyed our stay at the Caledonian! We were able to get a very good rate which was a nice way to begin our holiday and found the hotel and staff to be very well appointed and very friendly. Our room was very comfortable and clean and had all amenities that we needed - tea/coffee service, refrigerator, Internet access,... More 

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

Dear Mary A R, We are delighted to hear that you started your holiday at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian and that your experience was such a satisfying one. It is a pleasure to know that your bedroom offered everything you could have wished for during your stay and that you enjoyed the sightseeing in our beautiful city. Thank... More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have just returned from a 3 night stay at the Caledonian. My 3 school friends and I were celebrating a significant birthday !!The hotel is fabulous, beautifully decorated to a very luxurious standard. It is situated perfectly for sightseeing and shopping. The breakfast buffet was the best that I have ever experienced and the service was second to none,... More 

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

Dear Maria H, Thank you very much for writing such a glowing review of your recent visit to Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. We are delighted to have been able to make your special occasion so fabulous and to be part of your memories of your trip to Edinburgh. We are particularly delighted to learn that you were impressed... More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Just got back from a two day stay at the Waldorf Astoria hotel in Edinburgh. This hotel is in a prime location, if you are looking to visit the historic attraction that Edinburgh has to offer then this is the hotel, all within walking distance to the main areas of interest, access to the Castle could not be better. The... More 

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

Dear Dennis B, We are glad to read your review of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian and to learn that you recently enjoy your stay with us and that you were satisfied with the quality and facilities in the hotel. Thank you also for your positive feedback about the food and our privileged location. We hope to see you... More 

Burbank, CA.
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Decided to upgrade to a deluxe king room. Large room with seating by the window, desk with adequate outlets, lovely comfortable bed and nice sized bathroom with robe and slippers...and an amazing view of Edinburgh Castle! Within walking distance of pretty much anything you would want to do, see or eat! And, if you cannot walk there, plenty of various... More 

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

Dear heathersmist, Thank you for your review of your recent stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. It is an absolute pleasure to read of your satisfaction with every aspect of your stay. I agree that our views of Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street are just wonderful and I am glad you had an opportunity to enjoy them during... More 

Dublin, Ireland
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I had read some previous reviews some positive some negative and was a little cautious as a result. I was delighted with everything I found on our stay. Staff, food, decor are all first class and value for money was very good. Wifi could be a little better and you shouldnt have to buy upgrade for same.

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

Dear John W, We are glad that you chose to stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian on you recent visit to Edinburgh and that you found your stay such an enjoyable experience. It is a pleasure to learn that you found the facilities, food and team to be first class and we are all looking forward to your... More 

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