Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh—The Caledonian

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About Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh—The Caledonian

Known locally as "the Caley," Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh—The Caledonian is one of Edinburgh’s most significant landmarks and has embodied the best in Scottish hospitality for more than one hundred years. Boasting the most castle-facing rooms in the city, this grand Victorian hotel offers some of the best views in Edinburgh from its beautifully-decorated guest rooms and suites. For the full Caley experience, try the afternoon tea with cakes served in the grandiose Peacock Alley. Explore Scotland's rich heritage, including listed buildings dating back to medieval times, and savor the central location near the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Old Town.

  • Edinburgh, Scotland

  • Luxury Boutique Hotel

  • Award-Winning


What We Love

The Waldorf Astoria Spa is a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation that offers treatments in partnership with 111SKIN and Ground Wellbeing. De-stress with a full-body experience or target tension in the shoulders, neck, and feet. Discover a selection of tailor-designed experiences offered exclusively within Scotland only at the Caley. The spa is also home to a steam room, sauna, whirlpool, two-floor gym and an indoor swimming pool overlooking Edinburgh Castle. It's easy to keep fit during your stay with a wide range of modern exercise options and access to a personal trainer. 

The hotel offers an array of unique dining experiences such as an exquisite seven-course tasting menu that showcases the best Scottish produce from land and sea. You can also dine at the award-winning Grazing by Mark Greenaway restaurant and enjoy a welcoming dining experience featuring the best of locally-sourced ingredients and unique concept dishes. Last, but not least, the stylish sophistication of the new Peacock Alley  re-connects to all the glamour and traditions of the original Waldorf & Astoria Hotels in New York. This comfortable lounge is “the place to see and be seen” at cocktail hour and to wind down at the end of the evening. 

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh—The Caledonian

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The Caledonian has 241 spacious guest rooms and suites, all done in a combination of modern and classic chic details that create handsome places to rest and recharge. The rooms come in either light gray or pale blue, with turn-of-the-century-style dark velvet seating plus hardwood furniture in both dark and oak finishes. Bathrooms are marble clad, with walk-in showers, luxurious bathrobes and slippers and designer toiletries. Some rooms feature superb views of Edinburgh Castle.

Features & Amenities

  • LCD TV
  • Air conditioning
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Bathrobe and bath slippers
  • Minibar
  • Radio alarm clock
  • Black-out curtains
  • Fitness center
  • Indoor, heated pool
  • Access to the Guerlain Spa with indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and two gyms
  • All suites include a seating area with sofa plus extra amenities


Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh—The Caledonian is located in Edinburgh, Scotland.