Elegant Victorian Landmark in the heart of Edinburgh
The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian was built in 1903 as part of Edinburgh Princes Street railway Station and is an impressive, historic hotel set in the heart of Edinburgh that proudly shows off its brand of Scottish hospitality. All the wonders of this European city are within walking distance of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian. The Caley, as it is affectionately known among Edinburgh locals, has embodied the very best in Scottish hospitality for over a hundred years at the west end of Princes Street and recently received a multimillion-dollar renovation and re-launch.
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is located just off the world-renowned Princes Street in Edinburgh’s New Town and only a few minutes away from the world famous Edinburgh Castle. It has excellent road and rail transport links with Glasgow, Edinburgh and Glasgow Prestwick airports, and is easily accessible from the North or South. Edinburgh Airport is 7 miles away.
With two exquisite restaurants – The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe – luxurious bedrooms and the largest bathrooms of any hotel in Edinburgh, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is also a fully licensed venue for Edinburgh weddings and civil partnerships, providing a magical setting for a special day. The hotel is also home to the UK’s only Guerlain Spa, a relaxing haven in which one can unwind and escape with many exclusive and indulgent treatments as well as state-of-the-art fitness facilities.
Rooms & Suites
The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, home to 241 elegantly furnished guest rooms and suites, many with spectacular views of the historic Edinburgh Castle. Renovated to Waldorf Astoria’s peerless, world-renowned standards, each room and suite brings luxury, style and sophistication to the forefront, with bespoke furniture, eclectic artwork and pristine en-suite bathrooms featuring marble and burnished chrome Fittings.
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is home to two inspired eateries, The Pompadour by Galvin and Galvin Brasserie de Luxe, both from the renowned Michelin-starred chefs Chris and Jeff Galvin. The Pompadour by Galvin is one of Scotland’s most magnificent dining rooms. With views of Edinburgh Castle, a private salon cocktail bar and exquisite hand-painted wall panels – The Pompadour by Galvin offers a world-class culinary experience. The chic but informal Galvin Brasserie de Luxe brings Parisian style to the heart of Edinburgh. With its highly polished surfaces, ceramic tiles, archetypal lighting and grand mirrors, this beautiful restaurant pays homage to the magnificent urban bistros of Paris and Lyon. Galvin Brasserie de Luxe offers a number of dining options suited to entertaining and socialising, business gatherings, discreet one-to-one meetings or even parties.The Caley Bar offers a traditional Scottish welcome in elegant and relaxed surroundings. The design is themed on the grandeur of the Caledonian Railway of the 19th Century with overtones of the plush furnishings of the Orient Express. The Caley is the ideal venue for drinks after work or before a meal. Peacock Alley is the perfect spot for breakfast, afternoon tea or elegant evening drinks.
Guerlain Spa is the UK’s first and only Guerlain Spa, a haven of luxury and tranquility in one of Edinburgh’s most famous and historic hotels. Imbued with Guerlain’s world-renowned ethos of elegance and sophistication, this luxury Edinburgh spa echoes the glamour and prestige of its esteemed Champs-Élysées counterpart. Uniquely-tailored beauty and skincare treatments that draw on Guerlain’s long history of innovation and excellence allow for an unrivalled and unforgettable experience.
Edinburgh is alive with history and culture and is home to fascinating tourist destinations. With an enviable location in the heart of the Scottish capital – the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is the starting point for extraordinary memories in this iconic city.
Edinburgh Castle is within walking distance of the Hotel. The Royal Yacht Britannia is berthed in Edinburgh and only a short distance away. Edinburgh Zoo is home to the UK`s Only Pandas and Koalas.
Edinburgh has 12 festivals throughout the year including the Edinburgh Film Festival in June and Edinburgh Fringe Festival and International Festival in August. Edinburgh Military Tattoo is taking place every year during the month of August, performers from four continents provide an abundance of matchless entertainment at the Tattoo on the floodlit esplanade of Edinburgh Castle.
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