Famous Edinburgh hotel ‘The Caley’ announces when it will reopen

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Landmark Capital hotel to reopen following March closure due to coronavirus

One of Edinburgh's most historic hotels will reopen for business later this month, with new safety measures in place.

Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, which is situated just a minute's walk from Princes Street, will welcome back guests on Wednesday, July 15 after being forced to close its doors for the first time since its opening in 1903.

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The five-star Lothian Road hotel will offer guests a completely contactless check-in and check-out experience.

Te Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is situated just a minute's walk from Princes Street.Te Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is situated just a minute's walk from Princes Street.
Te Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian is situated just a minute's walk from Princes Street.

As the hotel industry adapts to a new normal brought on by coronavirus, guests at ‘The Caley’ will also be able to choose their room and unlock their door with their mobile devices through the free Hilton Honors mobile app.

As well as an unforgettable stay with stunning views of Edinburgh Castle, the hotel promises five-star service standards and complimentary on-site parking, while guests can enjoy a wide selection of tailor-made luxury experiences from Champagne picnics and golf excursions to private boat trips and helicopter tours.

Experiences can be created to suit any desire from simple relaxation to action-packed adventure.

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Dale MacPhee, General Manager at Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, said: “We are delighted to be reopening on 15 th July and thrilled to be able to welcome back many returning and new guests.

“I have been truly humbled by the response from our past guests with the numerous cards and letters of well-wishing and desire to return.

“In the 117 years that our hotel has been open, we have never closed and so the reopening of our doors will be a momentous day.”

Reservations are officially now open and to make a booking guests can call 0131 222 8888, email [email protected] or visit www.waldorfastoriaedinburgh.com

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