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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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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Apex Waterloo Place could not be more convenient; it is literally next door to the train station and within easy walking distance of the Royal Mile, the Princes Street Gardens, and its a somewhat longer but certainly manageable walk to New Town and Dean Village. Rooms are quiet, clean, and comfortable, if somewhat on the dark side. While housed... More

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Stayed for two nights with my girlfriend, room was perfect and had loads of great features. Customer service was outstanding, pool and spa was very clean and a great feature of the hotel. Food and room service spot on.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews 32 reviews
22 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we have had a great 2 night stay in the buzzing city of Edinburgh , the apex hotel is a good all rounder of a hotel it has everything one could want . great location, next to Waverley train station, the hotel is a good size with a swift check inn service pleasant staff who go out there way to... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
14 reviews 14 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

From the Minute I arrived until the day of departure I felt all the staff I meet were very professional and very happy and always willing to help you. Check in was very fast, and we had left our luggage in the morning and when we went to check -in our luggage had be taken up to our room for... More

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7 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Booked a three night stay here over the (English) August Bank Holiday weekend for the Fringe Festival. The hotel is situated in the heart of town, making it very convenient to get around. With bars and restaurants nearby, we didn't use the hotel's, so cannot comment. We drove and parked nearby. Parking can be a bit of a problem, but... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I stayed in Edinburgh for a long holiday weekend and was very happy with my stay at the Apex. The location is perfect and is within easy walking distance of the city center and all of the sights you want to see. Yet through all of the activity during the Fringe festival, there was no street noise so it was... More

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Hawick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well have stayed at this hotel many times it is bay far the best in that price range .friendly staff very comfortable beds .clean convenient close to shops theatre and attractions there is parking just round the corner Would recommend .

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Rugby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just could not fault any of the main things you want out of a hotel. We had a suite and thought for the location it was extremely good value for money. The hotel location is perect. 2 mins from Calton Hill for the best view in Edinburgh, 3 mins from the East side of Princes Street and Waverley station, 2... More

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South Orange, New Jersey
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay at Apex Waterloo. The location is perfect. Walking distance to old town and other attractions. The room was a little small for three of us but nice. The restaurant for breakfast was good but we found simpler and cheaper alternatives close by after our first morning. Wifi was mostly not working throughout our stay. Shower never got... More

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Bungendore, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Have not stayed in a better place in our 5 weeks (to date) trip. Staff unloaded suitcases from car & took them to our room while we parked. Huge bed with soft pillows & the best shower you could wish for! Quiet, excellent food, friendly staff & walking distance to Royal Mile & Hopon/Hopoff bus. Don't stay anywhere else in... More

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AlanHarbisher, General Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jenny J It's fantastic to hear that we currently top your list of places you've stayed during your 5 weeks of travel. It would be great to welcome you back if you come this way again. Enjoy the rest of your time away before heading home to Australia. All the very best Alan Harbisher General Manager More

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Address: 23 - 27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
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Hotel Class:4 star — Apex Waterloo Place Hotel 4*
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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 184, 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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