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An icon on Princes Street since 1903, our hotel combines modern luxury and Victorian style in a former rail station. Savor views of Edinburgh Castle, steps from the Princes Street Gardens. We're home ​to ​a luxurious Waldorf Astoria Spa, an indoor pool with a sauna and steam room​, and the Royal Mile and Edinburgh Old Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, are ​only a mile​ away​.

Superbly located Edinburgh city center at the west end of Princes Street, within walking distance to a large number of sites and attractions.


Our spacious rooms are perfect for couples and families, offering one king bed or two double beds with Serta mattresses and delicate Egyptian cotton sheets. 


Blackout curtains make sleeping in easier. Modern amenities include a Nespresso coffee machine and an LCD TV. Luxurious bathrobes, slippers and bath products complete our refreshing in-room amenities. 

Enjoy unique Personal Concierge services and complimentary access to the Waldorf Astoria Spa featuring an indoor swimming pool with views on Edinburgh Castle, sauna, steam room, whirlpool and two gyms.


Room Amenities

  • LCD TV

  • Bathrobe

  • Bath slippers

  • Radio alarm clock

  • Air conditioning

  • Black-Out Curtains

  • Down Pillows Available

  • Signature Bedding

  • Hairdryer

  • Iron/ironing board

  • Internet access

  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

  • Safe

Check-in Time: 3:00 PM
Check-out Time: 12:00 PM


Sip afternoon tea in Peacock Alley and sample The Caley Bar's collection of more than 100 whiskies. Award-winning chef Mark Greenaway presents locally-sourced, shareable dishes at Grazing.


Dean Banks at The Pompadour

A sensory experience like no other, modern fine dining restaurant, Dean Banks at The Pompadour, engages all 5 senses to change the way you experience food with the signature 7-course tasting menu showcasing the best Scottish produce from land and sea. Chef Proprietor, Dean Banks is a Masterchef The Professionals finalist.Putting the environment in the forefront, Dean Banks at The Pompadour focuses on sourcing sustainable produce, with a strong passion for Scottish seafood.

Grazing by Mark Greenaway

Experience award-winning Scottish dining in the relaxed and welcoming environment created by celebrated Edinburgh chef Mark Greenaway. The menu incorporates 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. Grazing by Mark Greenaway is situated on the ground floor of the hotel with access from Peacock Alley and Rutland Street.

Peacock Alley

Located in the heart of the hotel, the stylish sophistication of the new Peacock Alley will re-connect to all the glamour and traditions of the original Waldorf & Astoria Hotels in New York. The classic place to be, from morning to night. A comfortable lounge for residents to treat as their own, for breakfast, light lunch or afternoon tea. A discreet, professional welcome for informal business meetings; “the place to see and be seen” at cocktail hour; a convivial, attentive “club” in which to wind down at the end of the evening.

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 sample some of the finest whiskies Scotland has to offer. 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.


The Waldorf Astoria Spa is a haven of relaxation and rejuvenation that offers treatments in partnership with 111SKIN and Ground Wellbeing. We also have our steam room, sauna, whirlpool, a two-floor gym, and an indoor swimming pool overlooking Edinburgh Castle.



De-stress with a full-body experience or target tension in the shoulders, neck, and feet.

Manicures and Pedicures
Reward hard-working hands and feet with a soak, scrub, and polish.

Awaken skin with hydrating, clarifying, and age-defying treatments tailored to your needs.



Home to Scotland's historic capital city, Edinburgh & the Lothians is one of the most exciting regions in the country. From world-class cultural institutions and UNESCO World Heritage sites to award-winning restaurants and standout shopping, Edinburgh offers excitement and adventure at every turn. Stunning landscapes, charming towns and the majestic peaks of the Pentland Hills in the surrounding Lothians make it the perfect destination for exploring.

Edinburgh & The Lothians

Made up of Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city, East Lothian, Midlothian and West Lothian, Edinburgh & The Lothians is a compact area with plenty of top attractions to visit, and hidden gems to discover.

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