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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   23 - 27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH, Scotland
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Ranked #14 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Montclair, New Jersey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The location was good, close to the center of town and near restaurants. The hotel staff was not very friendly or helpful. Our room was a decent size but the furnishings need some updating. I am not sure I would stay there again.

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11 hotel reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

2 minutes walk from Waverley Station so ideal location. Warm greeting on arrival and check in prompt. Our superior double room was at the back of the hotel as we had requested high floor, quiet room (907). Okay you looked sideways on to John Lewis's store and roof tops but you could see the sea in the distance and beyond... More

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84 reviews 84 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is a lovely hotel in a great location. The quality of the linens, pillows, and towels all very nice. The buffet breakfast was excellent: fast friendly service with a large cold buffet of fruits, cereals and breads, plus several,hit cooked to order items available. So why the disappointment? Our room assignment was in a lower level (one floor below... More

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Kathryn M, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and for providing us with such valuable feedback. We would like to apologise that on this occasion your stay did not live up to your expectations, primarily due to your disappointment with regards to your allocated... More

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22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The hotel was great and had an excellent spa. The bar and restaurant were just average and overpriced. It is convenient to the train station and local tour buses stop in the block. There are several handy cafes and shops nearby. Staff was excellent at reception but food and bar service was poor. House keeping was slow making up our... More

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear BillinHam, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and for providing us with such valuable feedback. We are delighted to see that you describe the hotel as great and that you had time to enjoy our excellent spa facilities during your stay. We are sorry... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Brilliant place,ideal location, friendly staff, couldn't do enough for you Would thoroughly recommend, didn't use the lea sure facilities or spa but it's all there if you want it. Just wished we had stayed longer, the concierge was so helpful. It's a must and a short walk from the station

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Gilly012, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review with regards to your recent stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. We are delighted to see that you described your stay as a wonderful experience and that you found our staff helpful. Thank you for your feedback with regards to our concierge – we... More

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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here in December with my partner for a romantic break. We parked in the Q park which is 2 minutes away and you also get a discount when you get your ticket validated by the hotel. I've been a fan of Apex since my first stay there in London and this definitely didn't disappoint. The hotel is located... More

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Preflux, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your previous December stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. We are delighted to see that you had an amazing stay. Thank you for your lovely feedback with regards to our building and staff. We are also pleased to see you enjoyed breakfast in Elliots restaurant... More

Oslo, Norway
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29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Spent 4 nights in a Superior room w breakfast early in July. Hotel is well located, and as Edinburgh is a rather small city, we took the tram from the airport and hopped of in the city centre. A 6-7 minute walk from there and to the hotel. Rooms weere decent sized and the bathrooms were large qith separate bathtub... More

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear kn1901, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. We are delighted to see that you found the hotel well located with regards to the new tram system and ease of travel to and from the airport. We are pleased to see you enjoyed your stay... More

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11 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

2 minutes from train station - perfect located and walking distance of major attractions. Great staff, everything was wonderful. would definitely return. Really enjoyed breakfast, good selection for all tastes and many vegetarian options. Highly recommended. Ask for a room above reception level (6+)

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear trickytracy, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed our central location and breakfast as well as finding our staff great. We will ensure your feedback is passed onto the team. Thank you for recommending us to others,... More

langhorne, pa
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84 reviews 84 reviews
36 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We chose the Waterloo over some of the other Apex hotels in Edinburgh as they have AC! While it was not hot when we were there we were glad we had AC circulating the air. The rooms themselves were spacious, clean and comfortable with nice amenities. Bathroom was very large for a European hotel with a great shower. Staff was... More

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear tammilip, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. We are delighted to see that you would recommend our hotel to others. We are pleased to see that you found the AC a positive feature of your room as well as finding your room comfortable, spacious... More

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5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed here for 2 nights and can't fault it. The location was great and the room was very comfortable and spacious. The staff were excellent, so all in all a great stay with no complaints. If you're thinking of going to Edinburgh I'd recommend this hotel.

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear MacDrum, Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review about your recent stay with us at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay and that you found our staff excellent. We will ensure your feedback is passed onto the team. We are also pleased to see you enjoyed our... More

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Address: 23 - 27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex Waterloo Place Hotel 4*
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Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#2 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh #6 Family Hotel in Edinburgh #7 Business Hotel in Edinburgh #11 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh #13 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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Located in the city centre to the East of Princes Street, this historic building combines traditional features with contemporary style. This four star deluxe hotel has 186 stylish en-suite rooms with widescreen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, ground coffee and selected teas, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Other facilities include Elliot’s Bar and Restaurant, Events space for up to 180, and a Spa. The spa's pool, sauna and gym are free to guests and a range of Elemis spa treatments can be booked in the single and couples treatment rooms. ... more   less 
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