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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence


Certificate of Excellence
Located in one of Edinburgh’s best spots at the east end of Princes Street, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is within walking distance of the famous Edinburgh Castle and is just a few minutes’ walk from Calton Hill. George Street and The Royal Mile are also close by in this compact city centre. The classic Georgian architecture complemented by contemporary interiors make this hotel unique. Each bedroom is spacious and includes a 42” TV, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, bath and/or walk-in shower and Elemis toiletries. As a guest, you’ll also get complimentary use of the leisure facilities. An indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Technogym make the perfect place to relax or escape from the stresses of everyday life. Time for more? Pamper yourself with an Elemis treatment at PURE Spa & Beauty. You can choose from a wide selection of restaurants and bars throughout the city during your stay, many of which are close by in the George Street area. If you’re looking for a traditional Scottish dish and a cosy bar away from the bustle of the town, look no further than Elliot’s Restaurant & Bar.
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Property amenities
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
233Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
123Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighborhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicenter Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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We returned back to the hotel after a number of years and were not disappointed. Very friendly and helpful staff. Hotel is in great location just a minutes walk from Princes Street. Will certainly stay again next time we visit Edinburgh.
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We wanted a high standard of hotel close to Waverly Station and the Apex delivered. The staff are very helpful, the service is terrific and the family room had everything we needed for a short stay. The room products are just what we expected from a hotel of this calibre, as was
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Had a fabulous overnight stay at this hotel. Great location close to railway station. All in all every aspect was excellant. Will definately return with my partner. Every membet of staff we encountered were friendly and helpful
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We visited Edinburgh for our mini-moon. We chose the hotel for its location and style. You can't go wrong with the location of the hotel. Only 5 mins from the station and within short walking distance of the main shops.on Princes street, St Andrews Sq and the rest of new town
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Refurb work going on during our stay which meant extended wait for lift. A comp drink would have been a nice touch for the inconvenience - but no real drama. Biggest pain was not letting us know we could not 'cash in' our £10 voucher for breakfast upgrade. Yes, it does say it
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Sorry never saw the pool. But I never read anything about no children in the pool. I would ring them. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff at the Apex.
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Yes it has two lifts
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The room I stayed in had a double bed and what looked like a sofa bed
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"Deluxe Double is A plus"
"Ask for room away from the city center development site."
"Floor 5 upwards"
"Spacious room 843"
"701 was very quiet."
$115 - $369 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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