from £89
per person

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian

8.0 Very Good 1 customer review

Spa and hotel facilities

What makes this an Elysium Collection spa?

Best known for

Glamour. The hotel is very much about city chic that embraces two very different and entirely exceptional locations. The hotel is a historic landmark in Edinburgh, while the spa is the only Guerlain spa in the UK, bringing a little bit of Paris to a Scottish mini break.

Most loved by

The historic design, award winning Scottish dining, and five star service and the heady scents of the spa journey are the perfect recipe for a romantic weekend.


Sophistication in one of the best locations. The hotel is stone’s throw from Edinburgh Castle, it is also within easy reach of the city’s many sites, restaurants and boutique shops.

Exceptional spa feature

The spa is the only Guerlain Spa in the UK and is framed around an entirely unique fragrance journey. You will have a personalised Guerlain fragrance, which is sprayed on your robe and bed linen to integrate your hotel and spa experiences, as well as being used in a relaxing foot bath to help you unwind.

Choose your offer

Book today with full peace of mind — our Book with confidence guarantee provides full financial protection.

Spa & Leisure

What makes it Elysium standard?

  • Personalised fragrance journey
  • The only Guerlain Spa in the UK
  • Award-winning spa
  • Custom built spa details including Guerlain cabins
  • Award winning Scottish dining
  • A spectacular location in the heart of Edinburgh

An award-winning, world class spa at the heart of this historic hotel, the Guerlain Spa is the only one of its kind in the UK. Bringing a touch of Paris to Edinburgh, the spa is a light and tranquil haven in the heart of the hotel. It is all white walls and French glamour, bringing custom built details such as the Guerlain cabins into the spa space to deliver a little Champs-Élysées prestige. Facilities include a gym, a pool, Jacuzzi, sauna and steam room, but it is the treatments that really set it apart.

Using protocols and products from the esteemed L'Institut Guerlain, you are absorbed into a world that all begins with a personalised fragrance journey. Beauty coaches perform a systematic skincare analysis and determine whether the experience should be relaxing or revitalising. They then choose a personalised Guerlain fragrance for you, which is sprayed on your robe and bed linen, and used in your relaxing foot bath to mark the beginning of your spa journey. It is an entirely unique touch which helps you to really embrace the whole experience and feel transformed at the end of your spa treatments.

Hotel & Accommodation

Above what was once a grand Victorian railway, Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian has been a part of Edinburgh’s architectural character since 1903. Today it provides a bolthole in the city with all the trimmings, a historic icon on Edinburgh’s famous Princes Street. Known locally as the ‘Caley’, the hotel is within walking distance of Edinburgh Castle. Within its carefully restored walls it represents modern luxury alongside historic grandeur with many of its original features intact, including ornate columns and grand staircases.

The hotel’s two restaurants comprise of the spectacular dining and afternoon tea lounge, Peacock Alley, and award-winning Scottish restaurant by a celebrated Edinburgh Chef, Grazing by Mark Greenaway.


Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, Princes Street, Edinburgh

Spa & Hotel Reviews

Condition of Spa
8.0 out of 10
Quality of Treatments
10.0 out of 10
10.0 out of 10
Quality of Facilities
6.0 out of 10
Value for money
6.0 out of 10
Filter reviews by
8.0 Very Good

Sorry your filter options returned no results

More spas nearby

We found other spas nearby that you may be interested in.

  1. Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa Edinburgh

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    0.2 miles away
  2. Spa at Charlotte Square

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    0.2 miles away
  3. PURE Spa & Beauty Rose Street

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    0.3 miles away
  4. PURE Spa & Beauty Lothian Road

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    0.3 miles away
  5. Bannatyne Edinburgh

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    0.5 miles away
  6. Macdonald Holyrood Hotel

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    1.4 miles away
  7. Village Spa Edinburgh

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    1.5 miles away
  8. PURE Spa & Beauty at David Lloyd Newhaven, Edinburgh

    Edinburgh & Lothians
    2.4 miles away