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Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian

Princes Street, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, EH1 2AB
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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.

With a range of private rooms to choose from, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh - The Caledonian can provide layouts to suit every occasion: from seminar rooms and classrooms through theatre, cabaret style and banquet, to a reception for up to 350 guests.

Entertain your guests against the sumptuous backdrop of paneled 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.

Castle Suite
Max Capacity 300

The Castle Suite is a listed room, adorned with golden eagles and Scottish wildlife frescos. This enviable space is enhanced by magnificent chandeliers and views of Edinburgh Castle. The room maintains its traditional character through modern amenities subtly integrated into its design to create a welcoming atmosphere to meet your requirements. The Castle Suite benefits from the adjoining Castle Lounge, an ideal location for exhibition stands, coffee breaks and post-meeting receptions. With an abundance of natural daylight and a grand piano, it will certainly add value to any meeting or event.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 180
Boardroom 72
Cabaret 140
Classroom 168
Dinner Dance 144
Reception 300
Theatre 300
U-Shape 140
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
24.50 8.95 7.60
Boardroom
Max Capacity 90

The traditional oak-panelled Boardroom is located on the entresol level and benefits from natural daylight. The distinguished atmosphere created by the surroundings lends itself perfectly to meetings, small cocktail parties and private dinners.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 60
Boardroom 45
Cabaret 50
Classroom 50
Dinner Dance 36
Reception 80
Theatre 90
U-Shape 45
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
14.00 6.40 4.00
Glamis & Dornoch
Max Capacity 70

This purpose-built room is designed to accommodate up to 70 guests. Contemporary décor, air conditioning, natural daylight and versatile lighting ensure the venue provides the necessary atmosphere required. The room is conveniently located on the entresol level and is fully accessible.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 60
Boardroom 38
Cabaret 50
Classroom 35
Theatre 70
U-Shape 35
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
15.00 6.00 3.50
Glamis
Max Capacity 40

The Glamis Suite is designed to accommodate up to 40 guests, and features contemporary décor, air conditioning, natural daylight and versatile lighting for the perfect atmosphere. The room is conveniently located on the entresol level, making it fully accessible for all.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 24
Boardroom 22
Cabaret 30
Classroom 21
Reception 40
Theatre 40
U-Shape 22
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
8.00 6.00 3.50
Dornoch
Max Capacity 30

This purpose-built room is designed to accommodate up to 30 guests. Contemporary décor, air conditioning, natural daylight and versatile lighting ensure the venue provides the necessary atmosphere required. The room is conveniently located on the entresol level and is fully accessible.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 24
Boardroom 16
Cabaret 20
Classroom 14
Reception 30
Theatre 30
U-Shape 16
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
7.00 6.00 3.50
Versailles
Max Capacity 35

The Versailles Suite is ideal for accommodating up to 35 guests and is conveniently located on the entresol level. The room is discreetly integrated with an array of amenities that include air conditioning and natural day light. The chandelier enhances the intimate and elegant atmosphere which can be created in this unique venue, with the hand-painted canvas neoclassical murals.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 22
Classroom 28
Reception 25
Theatre 35
U-Shape 22
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
8.10 5.40 4.40
Trianon
Max Capacity 25

The Trianon Suite is a traditionally decorated venue ideal for accommodating up to 25 guests and is conveniently located on the entresol level. The room is discreetly integrated with an array of amenities that include air conditioning and natural daylight.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 18
Classroom 14
Reception 25
Theatre 25
U-Shape 12
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
6.70 5.50 4.40
Braemar
Max Capacity 20

This purpose-built events space can accommodate up to 20 guests for small-scale gatherings. Contemporary décor combined with air conditioning, natural daylight and versatile lighting ensure the venue provides the necessary atmosphere required. The room is conveniently located on the entresol level and is fully accessible.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 12
Classroom 14
Reception 15
Theatre 20
U-Shape 10
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
5.30 5.10 3.50
Tay
Max Capacity 18

The Tay Suite is located on the entresol level of Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh, and features a permanent boardroom table, air conditioning and natural daylight.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Boardroom 18
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Room Dimensions (in metres)

Length Width Height
7.62 5.40 4.40
The Pompadour
Max Capacity 120

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 84
Boardroom 50
Cabaret 60
Classroom 60
Reception 100
Theatre 120
U-Shape 52
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Pompadour Salon
Max Capacity 25

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 12
Boardroom 16
Classroom 10
Reception 25
Theatre 20
U-Shape 18
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Peacock Alley
Max Capacity 350

Formerly the station concourse and ticket office, Peacock Alley represents the historic heart of The Caley and is imbued with the peerless style and sophistication of this famous former railway hotel. At once channelling the glamour and prestige of the old Caledonian and the Waldorf Astoria New York, Peacock Alley is the perfect spot for private dining or receptions up to 350 guests.

Room Layouts

Layout type Capacity
Banquet 300
Dinner Dance 240
Reception 350
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