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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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  • Sleep Quality
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Ashford, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

A classical hotel. Although our room was not ready at 15:00 as expected, we had a nice drink in the bar and when I asked again, the drinks were not charged for on the bill. As per any hotel, drinks are expensive, roughly 3-4 times higher than elsewhere in Edinburgh. The food in Galvins Brasserie was to a very good... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
14 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife and I decided to reward ourselves with a stay at the Waldorf Astoria, Edinburgh, known as the Caledonian Hotel. The cost of a one night stay room only in a Queen Classic was invoiced as 50,000 Hilton Honors points. We live in Fife and thought it would be nice to spend a night in the city instead of... More

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Saint Helena Island, South Carolina
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11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

After about five visits with this world class hotel, it was again a pleasure to spend a couple of days relaxing at one of Edinburgh's best hotels. The staff were very professional, caring and the rooms are historical in nature, yet offering the best of qualities of a modern hotel site. Location can't be beat and everything is within walking... More

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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14 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There is literally nothing to do in this part of Edinburg where the hotel is situated ........radisson blu would be a better option right on the mile road area where all the fun is ........hotel is decent and staff is also courteous and helpful.........

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Plattsburgh, New York
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48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My wife and I recently stayed 3 nights at the Waldorf Astoria Caledonian and were very impressed. After flying overnight from North America and getting to the hotel before 9 a.m.,we wondered if they would have a room ready for us. They did. Check-in person was excellent as was every staff member we met from the doorman to the waiters... More

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Cincinnati, Ohio
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52 reviews 52 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I recently stayed three nights at The Caledonian and loved it! We requested a room on the castle view side of the hotel, which was a little noisy until about 1:00 am (we were there on the weekend), but well worth it for a great view of the castle. Admittedly, the hotel is old, but it is... More

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Seal Beach, California
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117 reviews 117 reviews
39 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall we were disappointed. We expected a superior experience, but this old hotel shows its age in squeaking floors - though the general appearance is nice. However, the beds are universally creaky - and the staff acknowledges it! If you're a light sleeper the bed will awake you at every toss and turn. That said, it is right downtown and... More

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London, England, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Tiny room, no desk to sit at so impossible to work in comfort, lots of street noise through old windows that didn't close properly, no space to walk around the bed - had to crawl across bed to get to the one accessible electricity point. And to top it all, breakfast not included for the bargain price of £180 per... More

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

Dear pdnpdnpdn Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh The Caledonian. I am sorry to read you were disappointed with your room allocation during your recent stay. Many of our rooms differ in size and layout due to the age and nature of the building; however the majority of... More

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

What a beautiful hotel, situated so perfectly to the iconic Edinburgh Castle, and with a view to the Castle and Churches, it was fantastic. The staff , reception, breakfast , were great, always willing to oblige. And it was a really busy hotel. Little to wonder.

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

Dear unito2013 Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh The Caledonian. It is a pleasure to read your excellent review; I am pleased the team members you had the opportunity to meet during your stay were polite and helpful, delivering luxury service. We look forward to welcoming you back... More

Montreal
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25 reviews 25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed 4 days at The Caledonian in Edinburgh in August 2014. The hotel is conveniently located at the corner of Princes Street and Lothian Street and is facing the Princes Street Park. At the other end of this park, you will find the Old City (25 minutes walk from the hotel). Not far from The Caledonian (5 to 8... More

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

Dear joebecquets, Thank you for taking the time to post a review following your recent stay at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh The Caledonian. I am extremely pleased overall you had a delightful stay and were able to enjoy the hotel’s outlets and facilities on offer. I appreciate your comments regarding our Galvin Brasserie De Luxe and I am sorry for you... 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
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Hotel Class:5 star — Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian 5*
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