We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 147 Edinburgh hotels

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   23 - 27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH, Scotland
Hotel website
Hotel deals
Hotel amenities
Special Offer
Great deal:Save up to 30
Save Saved
You added Apex Waterloo Place Hotel to your Saves list
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
You must enter dates to see the best prices.
92%
Ranked #14 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
A recent review
3 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
Kathryn M
  • Overview
  • Reviews (2,379)
  • Photos (465)
  • Amenities
  • Q&A (1)
  • Room tips (403)
  • Location
  • More
Write a Review

2,379 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
    1,421
    758
    148
    41
    11
See reviews for
311
1204
123
267
Rating summary
  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (403)
Date | Rating
  • Danish first
  • Dutch first
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Greek first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Korean first
  • Norwegian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Russian first
  • Spanish first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
16 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
22 reviews 22 reviews
5 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Kent
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Contributor
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oslo, Norway
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
29 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
sheffield
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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+)

Was this review helpful? Yes
langhorne, pa
Top Contributor
84 reviews 84 reviews
36 hotel reviews
54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 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

Was this review helpful? Yes
Northern Ireland
Senior Reviewer
9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Belfast, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
34 reviews 34 reviews
20 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My partner and I stayed here in May for my Birthday for 2 nights and, so far, has been the best hotel experience in Edinburgh. We booked a Deluxe Double room, which was on offer from the hotel website for a reasonable price. We arrived at the hotel early and had hoped to get checked-in however our room wasn't ready... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear sarahirishgirl Thank you for taking the time to write a positive review with regards to your recent stay at Aoex Waterloo Place Hotel and more importantly congratulations on your engagement! We are delighted that we will be remembered as the place you stayed when you got engaged. Thank you for your feedback with regards to our staff being very... More

Newcastle upon Tyne
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel has a superb location, right at the end of Princes Street, 5 minutes walk from the stores (Parking at the Q Omni right behind it, hotel will give 15% discount on parking). The hotel is modern, clean and the staff are extremely polite and helpful. I was going to book through a site like last minute.com, however I... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Hyacinth2013, Thank you for taking the time to write such 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 extremely polite and helpful. We will ensure your feedback is passed onto the team. We are also pleased to... More

Owners: What's your side of the story?
If you own or manage Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.
Manage your listing

Been to Apex Waterloo Place Hotel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Address: 23 - 27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BH, Scotland
Phone Number:
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex Waterloo Place Hotel 4*
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Hotels.com, Travelocity, Expedia, Orbitz, Booking.com, Splendia, Cheap Tickets, Tingo, Otel, BookingOdigeoWL, Despegar.com, TripOnline SA and Agoda so you can book your Apex Waterloo Place Hotel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Apex Waterloo Place Edinburgh
Hotel Apex Waterloo Place
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

465 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (441)
Viewed
Room/suite (138)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (56)
Viewed
Bathroom (68)
Viewed
Dining (16)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (6)
Viewed
View from room (15)
Viewed
2:13
Videos (1)
Viewed
Other (141)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

Viewed
All management photos (25)
Viewed
Hotel & grounds (7)
Viewed
Room/suite (6)
Viewed
Bathroom (3)
Viewed
Dining (5)
Viewed
Pool/beach area (2)
Viewed
Other (2)

Amenities

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
Hotel Class
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 
Number of rooms
186

Questions & Answers

Here’s what questions travelers have asked, with answers from representatives of Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and other travelers.
1 question

See all questions (1)

See which rooms travelers prefer