Scottish Hotel Awards 2019 – People of Excellence: Events Team Scottish Hotel Awards 2019 – Fine Dining Restaurant Hotel of the year Scottish Hotel Awards 2019 – Large Wedding Hotel of the year 2018 Scottish Hotel Awards – City Hotel of the Year 2018 Scottish Hotel Awards – Highly Commended: Fine Dining Hotel of the Year – The Pompadour by Galvin 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards – Luxury Business Hotel Spa 2018 Hotels.com Awards – Loved by Guests Award 2018 Luxury Travel Guide Awards – Luxury City Hotel Edinburgh 2018 Michelin Bib Gourmand - Galvin Brasserie de Luxe 2018 AA Guide – 3 Rosettes – Pompadour by Galvin 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards – Country Winner Luxury City Hotel and Luxury Business Hotel 2017 Condé Nast Traveller – Top 10 UK Business Hotels 2017 The Food Awards Scotland: Fine Dining of the Year - The Pompadour by Galvin
Room features and guest services
- Concierge services
- Internet access
- Onsite restaurant
- Business center
- Health club
- Outdoor pool
Edinburgh International Convention Centre
National Galleries of Scotland
Princess Street Gardens
Distance from airport
11.27 km from venue
From Edinburgh International Airport follow the A8 to the City Centre, the hotel is located at the corner of Princes Street, Shandwick Place and Lothian Road. From Glasgow International Airport follow the M8 east sign posted for Edinburgh. Follow signs for Edinburgh city centre. At the end of M8 take the A71 and follow city centre. Hotel is located at the corner of Princes Street, Shandwick Place and Lothian Road
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, known locally as the “Caley”, is one of Edinburgh’s most significant landmarks. Standing proudly at the West End of Princes Street, this former Victorian railway building hotel nestles in the shadow of the imposing Edinburgh Castle and its reputation for style and excellence has attracted generations of locals, international visitors and notable personalities for over one hundred years. With a total of ten private rooms to choose from, we can provide layouts to suit every occasion: from seminar rooms and classrooms through theatre, cabaret-style and banquet, to a reception for up to 500 guests. Entertain your guests against the sumptuous backdrop of panelled walls and stunning murals. Our dedicated events management team will help with every detail of the planning of your event to make it a success and truly memorable. - 8 versatile conference & event rooms - The grand and luxurious Castle Suite - Largest meeting room: 219 m2 - 5 minutes away from the Edinburgh International Conference Centre – EICC - 20 minutes from Edinburgh Airport - Free wifi internet access - All meeting rooms have natural daylight - Dedicated team of event specialists Admire some of the best views in Edinburgh from our 241 guestrooms and suites. Dine at Grazing by Mark Greenaway and experience the grandeur of the Peacock Alley, formerly the station concourse and ticket office, treat yourself to some of the finest Scottish Whiskies at The Caley Bar or simply indulge at the UK's only Guerlain Spa.
Awards: 2019 AA Guide – 2 Rosettes – Grazing by Mark Greenaway Scottish Hotel Awards 2019 – Events Team Scottish Hotel Awards 2019 – Large Wedding Hotel of the year 2018 Scottish Hotel Awards – City Hotel of the Year 2018 World Luxury Spa Awards – Luxury Business Hotel Spa 2018 Hotels.com Awards – Loved by Guests Award 2018 Luxury Travel Guide Awards – Luxury City Hotel Edinburgh 2017 World Luxury Hotel Awards – Country Winner Luxury City Hotel and Luxury Business Hotel 2017 Condé Nast Traveller – Top 10 UK Business Hotels Location & History Enjoying a superb location in the heart of the city centre, The Caledonian is situated at the west end of Princes Street and is the closest luxury hotel to Edinburgh Airport. With its origins as a true railway hotel, The Caledonian first began its reputation as a venue for the rich and famous and locals alike in 1903. With a guest list reading like a who’s who of the silver screen, the original hotel played host to Hollywood stars from Charlie Chaplin, Laurel and Hardy and Elizabeth Taylor, to Bing Crosby and Sir Sean Connery. In 2000, the property became a Hilton Hotels & Resorts branded hotel, before undergoing a major transformation to join Hilton Worldwide’s luxury Waldorf Astoria Hotels & Resorts brand.