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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

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2 to 250 Guests


Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian is a Victorian-style hotel venue located in the heart of Edinburgh, Scotland. Overlooking the magical Edinburg 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, including The Royal Mile, The Old Town and Edinburgh Castle.

Frequently Asked Questions

Venue Type:

Civil Ceremony Licence
In the City
Large Hotel
Unique Weddings

Dining Options:

Seated Meal Facilities
Corkage Option
Allows Private Catering
Alcohol Licence
Buffet Meal Facilities
In House Catering

Evening Entertainment:

Dance Floor
Live Band Facilities
Evening Reception Facilities
DJ Facilities

Overnight Accommodation:

Overnight Accommodation for Wedding Couple
Overnight Accommodation for Guests

Venue Staff Assistance:

Master of Ceremonies/ Toastmaster
Wedding Coordinator

Venue Leisure Facilities:

Swimming Pool
Health Suite
Fitness Centre

Other Features:

Disabled Facilities
Car Parking
Confetti Permitted


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Discover your dream day in the heart of Edinburgh! Reserve your wedding date between July 1st 2022 - March 31st 2023 and receive;

A complimentary menu tasting for up to four guests.
Wedding rehearsal the evening before the wedding.
Complimentary room upgrade from a Deluxe Room to a Premier Room for your bridal party of up to 5 guests. (subject to availability)
Late Check-Out (subject to availability)

Offer Valid: July 1st 2022 - March 31st 2023*
*Blackout dates apply.

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