- 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.
- Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is prominently positioned in the city’s historic centre and offers the largest number of rooms with unobstructed views of Edinburgh Castle. Boosting 241 rooms and suites, this elegant Victorian landmark also features the United Kingdom’s only Guerlain Spa and an award-winning restaurant, Grazing by Mark Greenaway.
- The UK’s first Guerlain Spa follows a philosophy of luxury, innovation and sheer sensorial indulgence. The Guerlain Spa offers pampering and treatments for men and women, for reviving and healing, or just for pure indulgence. A sanctuary of luxury and relaxation, this exclusive spa will leave you refreshed and invigorated.
- A perfect base to explore Scotland’s capital, the iconic hotel is within walking distance of the Castle, the Royal Mile and the Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage site.
EXCLUSIVE LUXE VOYAGER VIP BENEFITS & BEST PRICE
We negotiate rates & benefits for our clients directly with the hotels’ senior management. Our rates match or in many cases are lower than the best online rate for the property. Our clients also enjoy a suite of extra VIP privileges and recognition while staying at a partner hotel.
- Complimentary room upgrade on arrival.
- Daily complimentary buffet breakfast for two.
- Up to $100 dining or spa credit per stay, and or in-house dining / spa discounts.
- Welcome amenities (wine/chocolates/fruit) and card from the GM.
- Complimentary private airport transfers.
- Complimentary roll-away bed if required.
- Early check-in and late check-out.
- Complimentary Wi-Fi.
- Enhanced recognition through VIP status at all touch points in the guest experience.
A complete or partial suite of VIP benefits will be offered, subject to the property T&C, including availability, category of room & length of stay.
One of the oldest riding schools in the county, Barbarafield Riding School has over 300 acres of open farmland available for the experienced and beginner riders. Riding routes pass popular tourist attractions such as Scotstarvit Tower and the National Trust’s Hill of Tarvit Mansion House. On a clear day, splendid views overlooking the Howe of Fife can also be enjoyed.
If you are interested in trying something completely new, visit Fyfeoffroad. Located on Kinkell Farm, just east of St Andrews, FyfeOffRoad is an outdoor experience you will never forget. From quad bikes to land rovers, archery and air rifle shooting, FyfeOffRoad is sure to bring excitement to your visit. Please note that this activity is only available for larger groups.
What better way to enjoy a golfing break than in the historic town of St Andrews Scotland, the legendary `Home of Golf.’ Fairmont St Andrews prides itself with its own championship courses, The Torrance and The Kittocks. If golf is your game, than Champions and Dreamers alike will be in Golf Paradise. With over 45 courses to choice from, golfers of all skills will be able to find the game of their dreams.
Enjoy sailing the sandy curve of Elie Bay which encloses a wonderful expanse of sheltered water, making it the finest setting for beginners on Scotland’s East Coast. Beyond the bay, the open sea offers a challenge to the more proficient participant.
The Isle of May is a small island in the outer Firth of Forth some 5 miles East of Crail, Fife. The island is known for breeding seabirds and in recent years, a place where Grey Seals come ashore to give birth to their pups. There are many walking routes and places of interest to see with breathtaking views. Take a boat ride to the Isle of May and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Walk in the footsteps of the kings of Scotland along the Fife Coastal Path. This route takes you from the historic university town of St Andrews to the seaside resort of Elie. The nation’s leaders, noblemen and the holy top brass, have frequented the path linking the two communities over the centuries as they made their way to the cathedral town of St Andrews. Along the way, you can stop off at caves where they sheltered and enjoy views out to sea that kept them company all those years ago.
Enjoy a thrilling experience on a night time walking tour of the ancient town of St Andrews. Relive the history and legends of St Andrews on a Witches Tour where you can see the past unfold. The Original St Andrews Witches Tour run April – September on Friday’s at 20:00 (also Sunday in June and Thursday and Sunday in July and August), October – March, Friday at 19:30. Prices are £6, £4 child. Tel. 655057. St Andrews Guided Walks leave from Church Square at 11:00 on Wednesday till the end of October. £4, £3.50 concession, children under 12 are free.
The Royal Palace of Falkland, set in a unique medieval village, was the country residence and hunting lodge of eight Stuart monarchs, including Mary, Queen of Scots. Built between 1501 & 1541 the palace is an extremely fine example of Renaissance architecture, it includes the exceptionally beautiful Chapel Royal, and is surrounded by internationally known gardens, built in the 1950s. The Royal Tennis Court, reputedly the worlds oldest, is still used today.
Kellie Castle is known today as one of the finest castles in Scotland with its magnificent gardens and renowned architecture style. The oldest section of the castle dates as far back as 1360. Kellie Castle is a fine example of Scottish domestic architecture.
Glamis Castle is the family home of the Earls of Strathmore and Kinghorne. It was the childhood home of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother, the birthplace of Her Royal Highness the Princess Margaret and the legendary setting of Shakespeare’s play, ‘MacBeth’. Glamis Castle has the reputation of being one of the most haunted castles in Scotland.
Edinburgh Castle provides over one thousand years of history for visitors and guests to enjoy. Built on volcanic rock as a safe refuge, Edinburgh Castle was able to withstand attack from times past. Once you have ventured to Edinburgh Castle’s highest point, you will see the most spectacular views of Edinburgh and is surrounding lands.
Well-known names such as William Wallace, Robert the Bruce, and Mary Queen of Scots all add little bits of history to Stirling Castle. Nestled high on a volcanic outcrop, Stirling Castle offers an array of riches, history, and spectacular views.
Nestling at the foot of the Mountains of Mourne, the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa stands in six acres of immaculate private grounds. A golden strand of beach borders one side while the mighty Royal County Down Golf Links frames the other. This lovingly maintained Victorian hotel is now home to one of Europe’s finest resort Spas and is equally suited to a short break, residential conference or even grander events. The hotel boasts 180 luxurious bedrooms and 6 magnificent Suites, many of which have stunning panoramic views over the Mountains of Mourne and County Down Coastline. All bedrooms are finished in tasteful, traditional styles with every modern comfort, including our famous King Koil ‘cloud beds’. Add this to the Spa facilities and proximity to one of the world’s finest golf courses and you have a holiday destination or conference centre capable of proudly taking the stage with the world’s best resorts.
Just 30 miles south of Belfast and 90 miles north of Dublin, the Slieve Donard Resort and Spa is the perfect choice for touring and sightseeing, and although you may never want to venture away from our sumptuous luxury and exquisite surroundings, there is a range of must-visit local attractions all within close proximity to the Hotel. The Mountains of Mourne are on our doorstep and offer fantastic walking and climbing experiences. Tollymore Forest Park is just a few minutes drive away and is simply breathtaking. Silent Valley, Castlewellan Country Park, Murlough Bay Nature Reserve are all nearby. Less than ten miles away lie the delights of Downpatrick, home to St Patrick’s Visitor Centre and Grave, (a world Christian Heritage Site) and countless opportunities for horse riding, fishing, sailing, off-road driving, mountaineering and windsurfing.
Experience our building’s heritage in a lavish suite or deluxe or premium room. Many of these feature stunning castle views. Our unique suites include the Alexander Graham Bell Suite and the luxurious Caledonian Suite, while all of our Edinburgh accommodations have complimentary WiFi. Please contact us if you require an extra bed.
Atrium Rooms are spacious, elegantly decorated rooms that boast a modern bathroom with walk-in shower and bathtub. Each St Andrews luxury hotel room offers a limited view over our glass roofed Atrium.
Fairmont Rooms* are luxurious and decorated with hints of tartan. These St Andrews hotel rooms have one modern bathroom with bathtub and separate walk-in shower. Fairmont guestrooms have an enhanced view over the grounds and golf courses.
Fairmont View Room
Fairmont View Rooms* are stunning rooms that also have one modern bathroom with bathtub and separate walk-in shower. The Fairmont View Guestroom are located at the front of the hotel with panoramic views overlooking the golf courses, with many having a partial sea view. Located in the South Wing these rooms provide an extra touch of luxury.
Deluxe Sea View Rooms are elegantly decorated with Scottish touches. Rooms have one modern bathroom with bathtub and separate walk-in shower. Boasting the best view in the resort, located in the North Wing, the rooms have a breathtaking view over the golf courses and the North Sea.
Kingdom of Fife Suite
Following a recent renovation, Fairmont St Andrews are thrilled to offer a Presidential Suite ideal for families, friends or a romantic indulgent getaway!Situated in the North Wing of the resort, the suite provides guests with the utmost in luxury, within the comfort and convenience of a five star resort. This truly extraordinary suite is enhanced by the private balcony and numerous windows throughout the suite which look over the stunning vista of the surrounding golf courses. the Torrance and the Kittocks, and over the coast-line to the historic skyline of St Andrews.The suite provides a spacious king-size bedroom, featuring a newly renovated ensuite bathroom, with separate walk-in shower and deep bathtub. A separate living room with a fireplace and dining room to seat four persons, offer a perfect space for relaxing and entertaining.
The Executive Suites are spacious and elegantly decorated suites. They offer a spacious bedroom and separate lounge (living room) with decorative electric fire, dining area and second plasma TV. The modern bathroom features a heated floor, luxurious bathtub with dual vanity units and separate walk-in shower. There is also a half bathroom off the lounge (aka “powder room” with a toilet and sink). Perfect for couples or families preferring more living space or business travellers that would like to host interviews or small meetings.
The Deluxe Suites are spacious and elegantly decorated open-concept suites. They offer a sleeping area with a king bed, and a lounge area (living room) which has a sofa, chairs, coffee table and second plasma TV. The modern bathroom features a luxurious bathtub and separate walk-in shower. Deluxe Suites either boast a stunning Sea View or Resort View.
Junior Suites consist of a spacious sleeping area with a king bed and a small living area with additional wall mounted plasma TV. To the side a decorative electric fire offers enhanced luxury. Rooms are open-concept and have one modern bathroom with separate walk-in shower. The junior suites have a range of views including Sea View and Resort View.
Studio Suites are spacious, elegantly decorated rooms. The modern bathroom has a heated bathroom floor, separate walk-in shower and bathtub. Each room offers the latest in room amenities including satellite TV, dual phone lines, HSIA connection and US/UK compatible outlets. This St Andrews Hotel Suites also feature a work desk, speakerphone, and a separate modem connection. Additional amenities include soft duvet covers, a hair dryer, bathrobes and a refreshment centre as well as tea and coffee making facilities. Studio Suites are located on the 3rd floor.
Designed with luxury and added space in mind, we have two self-catering, four bedroom Manor Homes which create an ideal lavish home away from home. The Manor Homes are two-storey buildings offering open plan accommodation, with four en-suite bedrooms and five bathrooms and some of which can be configured to your needs. Each home has a farmhouse style kitchen*, dining room and large open plan living room with digital free-view television and Internet access. They enjoy golf course views over The Torrance Course, and are perfect for a family break, golf weekend or spa getaway in Scotland.
Savor luscious, luxury cuisine at one of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian hotel’s exclusive restaurants and bars. Experience unparalleled service within a unique setting inspired by Edinburgh’s rich Victorian past.
Grazing by Mark Greenaway
Relax, unwind and of course eat in the casual and welcoming environment created by award-winning chef Mark Greenaway. The menu, which reflects the laidback ‘grazing’ concept, showcases a mix of traditional, modern and sharing plates. Always incorporating locally sourced ingredients with unique concept dishes created by Mark. Chef Mark Greenaway is an ambassador for Scotland Food and Drink. His commitment and drive place him in the very top tier of Scottish chefs. Mark’s first cookbook, ‘Perceptions’, received the ‘Best in the World’ award at The Gourmand Cookbook Awards in 2017.
As the social hub of our hotel, Peacock Alley is located within the impressive lobby lounge. Meet for an indulgent afternoon tea or host an informal business gathering in a private and professional setting. Sip custom cocktails and unwind at the end of a busy day with a cool evening drink. Enjoy an exciting look into the hotel’s Victorian past at this destination Edinburgh bar and restaurant. In homage to the grand Caledonian Railway, formerly located beneath the hotel, the historic Caledonian station clock is situated above the restaurant. Synonymous with Waldorf Astoria, Peacock Alley continues to provide legendary service and a superb dining.
Indulge yourself with a traditional Afternoon Tea, served daily in this iconic space, featuring unique pastries, homemade scones and exquisite sandwiches. Impress your friends and family with a Champagne Afternoon Tea, here in the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh we offer Sabrage through our inducted team members at no extra cost.
The Caley Bar
Experience casual elegance and trendy sophistication at The Caley Bar. Inspired by the timeless heritage of the Caledonian Railway, this destination Edinburgh bar offers an historic tribute to the luxury hotel’s Victorian past. The Caley Bar presents a warm, inviting ambiance with a sense of adventure. Savour pre-diner drinks, sip on custom cocktails, or meet with friends and colleagues in this classic, relaxed Edinburgh locale. Set where Edinburgh’s Old Town, New Town, and West End meet, The Caley Bar boasts a fantastic gathering point before exploring the excitements of Scotland’s capital city.
Explore and savour 100 whiskies, from hidden gems and rare bottles to popular and well-known brands, and let us take you on a journey with one of our ten new whisky flights, starting from £21. The Caley Bar also offers a personalised experience. Whether it’s your first ever dram or you are a seasoned taster of malts, the team will tailor a flight for you to enjoy.
Presenting a grand Edinburgh institution since 1903, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian hotel is proudly set above what was once a grand Victorian railway. With generations of experience in delivering warm Scottish hospitality, this luxury Edinburgh hotel boasts an array of modern amenities and facilities within an iconic, historic building. Swim laps in the luxurious indoor pool, stay active with a personal trainer in the fitness centre, or simply relax in the bubbling whirlpool. With a soothing sauna, steam room and Guerlain Spa, this Edinburgh hotel provides an elegant refuge of rest and relaxation. Savour a mix of traditional and modern dishes at Grazing by Mark Greenaway. Admire the traditionally classic Victorian-inspired décor. Sip on custom cocktails at Peacock Alley or sample fine malt whiskies in the renowned Caley Bar.
Situated only a few steps from Princes Street Gardens, this luxury Edinburgh hotel looks upon the majestic castle that dominates Edinburgh’s picturesque skyline. Enjoy a central location close to Edinburgh’s most popular attractions as well as convenient transport links. Set within walking distance of Edinburgh International Convention Centre as well as unique boutiques and lively Edinburgh nightlife.
This luxury Edinburgh hotel boasts a lavish, heated indoor swimming pool. Plunge into the warm water and swim a few laps or simply relax with a soothing dip in the whirlpool. Unwind after a long day of exploring Edinburgh’s exciting attractions with a tranquil rest in the sauna or steam room.
The Guerlain Spa
Presenting a grand Edinburgh institution since 1903, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian hotel is proudly set above what was once a grand Victorian railway. With generations of experience in delivering warm Relax in a sanctuary of health and well-being at this luxury Edinburgh hotel’s soothing Guerlain Spa. Enjoy a diverse range of pampering treatments and luscious products. Experience a peaceful journey of soothing transformation in the luxury spa at this Edinburgh city centre hotel.
Offering a sophisticated range of pampering treatments, The Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian hotel presents the ideal location for a soothing spa break and relaxing retreat. Discover ultimate rejuvenation with a choice of massage services. Unwind with a purifying body wrap or refresh tired skin with exfoliation treatments. The Guerlain Spa at this Edinburgh hotel embodies a peaceful sanctuary and the utmost tranquility. Revive your mind, body and soul in an elegant refuge of wellness and nutrition.
Standing proudly at the west end of Princes Street, the Guerlain Spa and Health Club at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian offers a haven of luxury and tranquility in one of Edinburgh’s most famous and historic hotels. Awarded Best Luxury Hotel Spa in the UK at the 2017 World Luxury Spa Awards, the spa at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is the first and only Guerlain Spa in the U.K., utilizing the very finest Guerlain products with patented methods and protocols dating back to the inauguration of the spa’s esteemed Parisian counterpart, L’Institut Guerlain, in 1939. This exclusive spa comprises five tranquil Guerlain Cabins, one VIP Dual Suite, a relaxation lounge, a full-service nail bar and two makeover stations, as well as an aquatic area with a 12.5-meter pool, steam room, sauna and whirlpool.
Maintain your fitness regime at this Edinburgh hotel with contemporary cardiovascular and resistance equipment in the exercise room. Keep fit with a personal trainer or plunge into the indoor pool. Keep fit while you travel with a wide range of modern exercise options at the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian hotel. Stay active with a wide range of contemporary cardiovascular and resistance equipment or build muscle with weights in the exercise room. Work out with a personal trainer and design customized routines suited to your individual requirements.
Our Fitness Centre proudly offers the full range of Precor® equipment. Cardiovascular, resistance machines and the full complement of free weights are available for our guests, with professional trainers on hand to offer advice and motivation.