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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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south lanarks
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

The Apex hotel is a lovely old building although very modern inside, this is a bit of a shame as the reception area is a bit soulless because of it. However, the staff are polite and helpful will give you a ring or text to let you know when your room is ready,store your luggage until room is ready and... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have stayed in the Apex Waterloo around 7-8 times in the last few months and look forward to the next visit. It's a perfect business hotel which is still family friendly. Location - A couple of minutes walk from Waverley near the Scottish Parliament with a nice hilltop nearby perfect for a post dinner stroll. The entrance to the... More 

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Green Bay
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night of our trip to Scotland. The room was very nice. The beds were comfortable and had a great location for sightseeing. Restaurants and bars within walking distance as well as many tourist attractions. You won't be disappointed.

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Centurion, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Loved staying at the Apex in Waterloo Place. Excellent service. Rooms were very clean and spacious with a massive bed which was heaven. The hotel has a gym and spa with steam rooms which I found out too late in our stay :) The restaurant is also excellent as we ate there one night. Would definitely go back and stay... More 

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Newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Another fantastic stay in a wonderful hotel. I booked to go back to Apex Waterloo for our engagement anniversary because they helped me with my proposal 2 years earlier on the 1 year anniversary of me meeting my lovely wife. They actually redid the room we had, which was the Duplex Suite, in exactly the same way as it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Very good. Slept well. Enjoyed the pool. Breakfast tasty - modern spin on traditional food. Rooms nice and clean. Great location near the station. Bar people friendly, although expensive hotel prices as expected.

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We only stayed one night but would happily recommend Apex Waterloo Place. 5 minute walk from Waverley station, really helpful and pleasant staff, and very good breakfast with varied choice. We didn't have dinner as my daughter is vegetarian and there wasn't anything she wanted to eat from the menu. There's a nice pool with sauna etc and spa although... More 

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Higham Ferrers, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very comfortable hotel , well positioned within walking distance to city centre. Rooms very comfortable , well equipped and clean. Breakfast was good selection, continental and English. Staff very helpful, and very knowledgeable about the city. Train station 5 min walk.

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Waterloo, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The location is central and convenient to most things we wanted to do. Our room was well appointed and the bed was very comfortable. The bathroom and shower were good - clean, good temperatures, and good water pressure. The staff were friendly, although always seemed quite busy.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location is perfect. Walking to pretty much everything. Good restaurants nearby. We did not eat at the hotel restaurant but it looked busy and the menu looked good. I had emailed ahead to confirm our room and I received a prompt response. Upon check-in we were upgraded to a higher floor and had a great view. Here's the only... More 

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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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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Wifi
Services
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Room Service
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Self-Serve Laundry
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 3BH, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $133 - $420 (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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Also Known As:
Apex Waterloo Place Edinburgh
Hotel Apex Waterloo Place
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#3 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#6 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#17 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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