Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

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Up to 150
231 Bedrooms
Exclusive Use
Wedding Licence
Located in the heart of the city, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh is one of Scotland's most iconic landmarks, making it the perfect space to host your one-of-a-kind wedding celebration.
Features & Capacity


Venue Type
City Hotel
Dining Capacity
Reception Capacity
No. of Bedrooms
Sleeps No. of People
Bridal Suite
Honeymoon Suite
Usual Access Time
Usual Finish Time

Ceremony & Reception

Church Within Walking Distance
Dancefloor Available
Wedding Licence
Confetti Permitted
Sound System Available
Outdoor Ceremony Available


Disabled Access
Spa On-Site
Grade I/II Listed Building
Bridal Changing Facilities
Exclusive Use
City View
In-House Wedding Coordinator
On-Site Parking

Food and Drink

Alcohol Licence
Corkage Charge for Own Alcohol
In-house Catering
External Catering Permitted
In-House Wine List
Halal Catering
Full Description
Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a Victorian-style hotel venue located in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland. Overlooking the magical Edinburgh castle, this charming hotel offers beautiful event spaces, all-inclusive services, and warm Scottish hospitality. This venue was formerly a Victorian railway providing a unique location that is full of character. Boasting a traditional rose-coloured Permian sandstone façade, the Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is one of the West End’s most iconic buildings, making it the perfect space to host your one-of-a-kind wedding celebration. Facilities and Capacities The hotel is a fully licensed venue, allowing you to make your vows in one of their three ceremony rooms. The Boardroom has traditional oak panelling and arched windows that overlook the castle and can accommodate up to 85 guests. For a more intimate ceremony, The Versailles Suite can hold 35 people and is decorated with beautiful neo-classical murals and a delicate handmade chandelier. Their largest function space which can be used to host your reception is the Castle Suite. The stylish space is adorned with beautiful features, including golden eagles and Scottish wildflowers, as well as chandeliers, twinkling lights and vaulted ceilings. The adjoining Castle Lounge is the ideal setting for your drinks reception, with castle views and a fabulous grand piano. Following the celebrations, you can make the most of your stay in their fantastic accommodation. The hotel has a range of lavish suites, deluxe, and premium rooms, many of which have views of the castle. There is also a choice of honeymoon suites for newly-married couples. Services Offered You and your guests can make the most of the excellent facilities on offer during your stay, including a restaurant, bar, indoor pool, and Spa, perfect for some pre-wedding pampering. The hotel is set in an ideal location to explore the capital as it is within walking distance of the city’s iconic spots.


Year Business Was Established
No. of Weddings Hosted
More than 50
Public Liability Insurance
No. of People In Team
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Location & Contact Details


Edinburgh EH1 2A, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB, Scotland

Travel Notes

We are very well located on a number of transport routes in and out of the city

Nearest Town


Nearest Motorway & Junction


Nearest Train Station

Haymarket or Waverley

Nearest Airport

Edinburgh Airport

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Press & Awards

Press & Awards (1)

Industry Awards (2)

Scottish Wedding Awards Venue of the Year 2017
Best Wedding Venue Bronze 2018 by National Wedding Awards