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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Have just stayed in this hotel with my mother on our first visit to Edinburgh. Super, clean rooms - not huge but with everything you can think of. All the staff were uber friendly and helpful. We ate there for breakfast and one evening meal... delicious food and good value. It was situated very near Waverley station and right at...

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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Very good hotel in a great location if arriving by train at Waverley station. 5 to 10 minute walk depending on fitness. Staff are really friendly and helpful. We can't comment on the food as we didn't eat there, breakfast a bit pricy hence the mark of 4. Definitely stay again on our next visit.

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Calgary
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Sorry this is late! I booked this hotel as it was within walking distance to the Edinburgh Waverly train station and most conveniently across from the Rabbies tour company. I had only a few short days that I occupied with 2 full day tours. The room was really spacious. Just watch out for a couple steps here and there. I...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

I have stayed at this hotel three times now for business weekends in the last 18 months and it is wonderful. My first stay in October 2015 was particularly great as my room was upgraded and I stayed over the weekend after my colleagues had left so had some time to myself to explore the city - the staff were...

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Home Counties
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel is in a central location for the train station plus many of the tourist attractions, are within walking distance. Hop on/off bus stops nearby. Rooms are a spacious and clean. Breakfast selection is excellent , staff very friendly and efficient

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Sanford, Florida
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We loved everything here. They were kind and helpful. The rooms are spacious and clean. Room service was very good, fast and not overpriced. The location was perfect for touring the town and using public transportation.

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

Dear Anna Wells M Thank you very much for taking the time to write an online review and for your kind words about our hotel. I was truly pleased to see you enjoyed your time with us, especially that you found the team helpful as this is something we always strive to be. I do hope we get to welcome...

United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Visited recently for 2 nights. I have stayed at quite a few of the Apex hotels, and am surprised how different this one is from the others. We were welcomed to the hotel and was happy with our room, although there were no slippers as stated. I was sad to see there was no Border's biscuits in the room as...

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Dear Lola H Thank you for posting some online feedback about your time with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I disappointed to see that your stay was not up to the standard you have come to expect from Apex hotels. You highlighted the fact we no longer stock border biscuits in our rooms, this is something all Apex hotels...

Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and My wife stayed her for a few days after our wedding to relax. Service was exceptional. We had a complementary upgrade as we were on honeymoon and the suite was huge! They even left a note to wish us well. The breakfast was great plenty of choice. The spa was really quiet so we had the whole pool...

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Dear mathewjones1987 Thank you for taking the time out to write a review of your recent stay with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was truly pleased to read that your honeymoon stay was such a positive one, I was especially pleased to see that you found our service exceptional as this is something we truly pride ourselves on....

Chester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great hotel, We stayed at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel for two nights, staff very helpful, we had breakfast and our evening meal in the hotel, the breakfast was expensive £15, we opted for a lighter breakfast which we was charged per item, ideal if you're not a big eater in the morning, the evening meal is very well priced and...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I love this hotel and always try to book here for business or personal visits. Staff are first class and it's worth getting up early for the great breakfast too. Next time, i'll try the leisure facilities. Fantastic location in Edinburgh.

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
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 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 

Additional Information about Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Address: 23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $131 - $384 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex Waterloo Place Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 186
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Apex Waterloo Place Edinburgh
Hotel Apex Waterloo Place
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#4 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#6 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#21 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“1012 was not a good room, noisy machinery on the roof,”
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“Top floors best looks over city sykline”
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“Facing the front of the hotel is good and not too noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielF696, 4 weeks ago | Read review
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