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My first trip to Scotland and as a Hilton diamond member I always try to stay in Hilton hotels wherever I go. The Caledonian was a very impressive hotel. My “room” was a suite, with a view of old town. Every member of the hotel...More
This hotel is spectacular!!!!!!!! I have travelled the world quite a bit and have never experienced such a beautiful hotel or such exceptional service anywhere!!! We stayed for 2 nights to celebrate a friend’s 60th birthday!!! Thank goodness we chose this hotel!!!!! We felt so...More
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Response from GMWAEdi, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The CaledonianResponded 4 October 2018
It is a pleasure to hear from you and once again may we all wish you a very Happy 60th Birthday celebration.
All I can say is Wow! Your feedback is simply stunning and I of course can not wait to share this...More
I stayed here twice and loved the experience on both occasions. The staff are friendly and helpful and can't do enough for you. The rooms are large and luxurious. I like to take a bath and the bath was huge in both rooms. The suites...More
We stayed at this hotel two years ago, impressive hotel, nice rooms, friendly and professional staff on floors, reception, restaurant, the only moment of discomfort we had one afternoon at Peacock Alley, we paid with a banknote of 20 pounds and the maid and at...More
I stayed here for my 21st birthday, and booked through AMEX Fine hotels. The property isn't too expensive, and can be a fantastic deal.
Upon arrival the hotel gave me a very generous upgrade to room 66 - the St John Suite. This was a...More
Waldorf 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 …Moresandstone 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. Less
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Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
US$171 - US$591 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Formerly known as
Caledonian Hilton Edinburgh Hotel
Also Known As
Hilton International Edinburgh
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian Scotland
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > West End
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Room & Suite (617)
Pool & Beach (47)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (21)
Family and Play Areas (2)
Prevailing winds meant that most cities that grew in industrial Britain had their most desirable neighbourhoods to the west – upwind of factory fumes. Edinburgh was no exception, with its wealthiest citizens settling in its West End and leaving behind grand Georgian townhouses, private gardens and genteel crescents. These backstreets remain as dignified and sleepy as ever, and most of the action here lies along
the district’s busy main roads. Lothian Road connects to southern Edinburgh and harbors a vague entertainment district: three theatres and the city’s main indie cinema. All attract a select crowd, the sort who appreciate the Saturday Edinburgh’s Farmers’ Market around the corner. The West End’s other great thoroughfare, Shandwick Place, is dominated by trams trundling out to the suburbs and airport, and shoppers picking up last-minute items before hopping aboard.