The Caledonian Edinburgh, Curio Collection by Hilton

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Princes Street Edinburgh EH1 2AB


Complimentary Access to the Leisure Facilities

10/23/2023 – 10/31/2024

1 in 40 Bedrooms Per Night Complimentary

10/23/2023 – 10/31/2024

Complimentary Wifi

10/24/2023 – 10/31/2024


AA Hotel Services
Forbes Travel Guide


2024 Scottish Excellence Awards – Group Hotel of the Year 2024 World Travel Awards – Scotland’s Leading Luxury Hotel 2023 Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards – #5 Best Hotel in the UK 2023 World Spa Awards – Scotland’s Best Hotel Spa 2023 World Luxury Hotel Awards – Best Luxury Historical Hotel 2023 Green Tourism – Green Tourism Silver Certification 2023 - Venue Verdict - Gold Standard Q3 2023 World Travel Awards – Scotland’s Leading Luxury Hotel 2023 World Spa Awards – Scotland’s Best Hotel Spa 2022 Travel + Leisure – Top 500 Hotels of the Year 2022 AA Rosette Award – Three Rosettes – Dean Banks at The Pompadour 2022 AA Rosette Award – Two Rosettes – Grazing by Mark Greenaway

Venue Highlights


Room features and guest services

  • Calls (local)
  • Concierge services
  • Internet access
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Room service
  • View (urban)


  • Onsite catering
  • Onsite restaurant
  • Onsite security
  • Outside caterers allowed
  • Pet friendly
  • Wheelchair accessible

Business services

  • AV capabilities
  • Video conference
  • VIP services

AV capabilities

  • AV equipment
  • High speed internet

Recreational activities

  • Health club
  • Indoor pool
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa or salon
  • Whirlpool

Venue accessibility

  • Bus
  • Taxi
  • Train


  • Dance floor
  • Loading dock
  • Piano

Getting Here

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


  • Paid parking£35.00 / day
  • Valet parking£35.00 / day
  • Street parking

Distance from airport

  • 7 mi. from venue

The Caledonian Edinburgh, Curio Collection by Hilton Meeting Space

Total meeting space8,000 sq. ft.
Meeting rooms8
Largest room2,360 sq. ft.
Second largest room1,891 sq. ft.

Guest Rooms

Total guest rooms235
Double (2 beds)48

Local Attractions

Edinburgh International Convention Centre

Convention center
5 minutes away
The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) is the city’s largest venue, and stages many key exhibitions, conferences, concerts. Located in the west of the city, the venue is easy to reach plus there is a wide range of hotels near Edinburgh EICC for those looking to stay over. The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC), is the premier exhibition and conference centre in Edinburgh. The centre is at the heart of the master-planned Exchange District in the west end of the city, and was designed by Sir Terry Farrell. Construction on the EICC began in 1993 and the centre opened in 1995. The conference centre caters to over 200,000 delegates every year and generates more than £60m in revenue for the City of Edinburgh through hotels, travel and tourist purchase. The facilities inside are first class and well worth a look even if you are just travelling through Edinburgh.
Morrison Street
Edinburgh, EDH, GB2

Holyrood Castle

Historical landmark
10 minutes away
Palace of Holyroodhouse (Holyrood Palace) - At the foot of the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, dating from the 15th century, is the official residence of Queen Elizabeth II when she visits Scotland. She is usually in residence for a few weeks in May and July each year. When the Queen is not present, areas of the palace are sometimes open to visitors with guided tours of several rooms in the State Apartments available. The palace is directly opposite the Scottish Parliament and Arthur's Seat.

Edinburgh Airport

7 mi. away
Edinburgh Airport is the 5th busiest airport in the UK by total passengers, connecting the city to approximately 100 destinations in Europe, North America, Asia and the Middle East..

National Galleries of Scotland

10 minutes away
Welcome to the National Galleries of Scotland. Our collection of Scottish and international art is among the best in the world, and is housed in 3 sites across Edinburgh. We have 28 exhibitions to visit, 124 events to attend, and 3085 artworks online to explore.

Princes Street Gardens

2 minutes away
Princes Street Gardens - Take a stroll in this dramatically situated public park beneath the ramparts of Edinburgh Castle. The Gardens are a popular meeting place in Edinburgh, and play host to regular concerts at the Ross Bandstand, particularly at the city's Hogmanay celebrations. Pop over to take in the oldest floral clock in the world, which is seasonally replanted with around 35,000 colourful plants. Come Christmas time, Princes Street Gardens is also the site of one of Britain's largest outdoor ice rinks during the Winter Wonderland.

Edinburgh Playhouse

15 minutes away
The Edinburgh Playhouse opened its doors for the first time at 2pm on Monday 12th August 1929. Although originally designed as a variety theatre, by the time the building was completed it had been decided to open it as a cinema. The first film to be screened was ‘The Doctor’s Secret’ an adaptation of JM Barrie’s short play ‘Half an Hour’. It continued to operate as a successful cinema for over forty years, during which time a number of stars paid a visit, including Marlene Dietrich, Yul Brynner and Laurel and Hardy. By 1973 the down turn in the cinema business made it impossible to make a profit from such a large single screen venue. Splitting it into a multi screen was considered too costly and so the building was put up for sale. The cinema closed down on the 24th November 1973, with ‘Live and Let Die’ being the last film to be screened. In 1975 the Edinburgh Playhouse Society was formed. This organisation was particularly interested in seeing the Playhouse being reopened and used for Opera and Ballet. Another petition was started and a further 13,500 signatures were collected. After more than four years of campaigning the Lothian Regional Council finally agreed to buy the Playhouse and turn it into a multipurpose venue. The cinema was refurbished and opened as a fully functional theatre on June 1st 1980 with a charity gala in aid of the Variety Club of Great Britain. Since then the Playhouse has changed hands on a number of occasions. Initially into those of a local businessman and subsequently to Apollo Leisure, SFX, Clear Channel Entertainment, Livenation and, as of 2010, The Ambassador Theatre Group. Over the years the theatre has played host to the world's biggest and most successful musicals, including Phantom of the Opera, Chicago, Grease, Cats, Les Miserables, Miss Saigon, Mamma Mia, Starlight Express, Mary Poppins and We Will Rock You. Many legendary bands and artists have also graced our stage including Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Tom Waits, BB King, Runrig, The Who, Metallica, Ozzy Osbourne, U2 and Johnny Cash.

Edinburgh Castle

Historical landmark
5 minutes away
Perched on an extinct volcano, this instantly recognizable fortress is a powerful national symbol and part of Old and New Towns of Edinburgh World Heritage Site. Its story is Scotland's story.
Castlehill Edinburgh
Midlothian, GB1 EH1 2NG

Dynamic Earth

20 minutes away
Our Dynamic Earth - Situated spectacularly in front of Salisbury Crags and beside the new Scottish Parliament at Holyrood, the Our Dynamic Earth Edinburgh science exhibition makes for a stimulating day of discovery for all the family. You can experience time travel, journey to the centre of the Earth, become an astronaut or explore a tropical rainforest! Take a helicopter flight across Scotland's ever-changing landscape, explore the ocean depths, come face to face with a dinosaur, or do some fossil rubbing! Facilities include the Natural Selection Gift Shop, Food Chain Cafe and Ocean Commotion Soft Play.


The Caledonian Edinburgh, 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 8 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 231 guestrooms and suites. Dine at Grazing by Mark Greenaway and experience the grandeur of The Lounge, 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 Spa.


High season
Aug 1 – Aug 25
Shoulder season
Low season

Cancellation Policy

Dependent on Request.

Additional Information

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.