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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Every single member of staff were pleasant and helpful. Breakfast ( which we booked at the hotel) was delish. If breakfast is booked the day/night before then there is a a reduction in price. The rooms are a really good size and the bedding is luxurious. Elemis products in bathroom. Would also highly recommend this hotel for its position very...

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Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

What can I say, this is without doubt the best hotel I have stayed in for a long time. The staff are incredibly helpful and are a credit to the hotel, nothing was too much trouble. The hotel itself is immaculate, very well maintained and easy to get round. It is also at the end of Princes Street and 2...

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

Dear Chris F Thank you for taking the time out to write a review and for your kind words about our hotel and team. I was really pleased to read that you found our team a credit, as this is not only something we are truly proud of but also it is the core of what we do at Apex...

Southam, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel is in an Excellent location for shopping, night life and sightseeing.the hotel staff were lovely and very helpful The room was really nice. Didn't get to the pool or gym as we were so busy doing other things but it looked really nice . overall we had a wonderful stay

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

Dear Fionadids Thank you for posting an online review of your recent stay with us. I was truly pleased to read that you stay was such a positive one. It was especially pleasing to see that you found our team lovely and very helpful as this is something we are really proud of. I do hope we get to welcome...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great stay at the Apex, great rooms, and really good breakfast and ideal location AA+++ Got a room upgrade and had a great overall stay in a nice and quite room. Really good standard and ideal place to get around

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Dear thomashC7352HS Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us. I was especially pleased to see you enjoyed your breakfast as this is always a good way to start to a day of exploring...

Devon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A clean and comfortable hotel with friendly staff. Excellent position, handy for a number of the major attractions Breakfast menu was very confusing but the quality of the food was very good. We would happily recommend this hotel to friends.

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London, UK
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for one night whilst in Edinburgh on business and can highly recommend - great location, just opposite the main train station in the city centre, incredibly friendly and helpful staff, well equipped rooms and good wifi. I ordered room service upon arrival which came within 20 minutes and the food was amazing. Good selection for breakfast too. Didn't...

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

Dear Debzlou Thank you for posting some online feedback about your recent business trip to the city and your experience in our hotel. I was really happy to read that you enjoyed your time here and that you found our team helpful and friendly as this is something at the core of what Apex hotels is all about. We all...

Petworth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Apex Hotel Waterloo Place was a pleasant discovery... superb location, attentive but not over fussy service, with great facilities and fun atmosphere.... The warm spring sunshine made the whole trip excellent.

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

Dear simoncE5521WN Thank you so much for completing an online review of your recent stay here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was really pleased to see that you had such a pleasant stay with us. I was especially pleased to read that you found service attentive but not fussy as this is something we always strive to deliver. I do...

Essex, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

My boyfriend and I wanted a short stay in Edinburgh! We had one night and two days so booked up the Apex Hotel purely for its accessible location (from Edinburgh Waverley train station). Honestly, what a great decision. We had a lovely deluxe room, and was good value for money. I don't have any criticisms, but maybe a suggestion that...

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Dear Sophia G G Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent short stay with us. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your time here and that you were happy with deciding to stay at Apex Waterloo Place. I hope that we get to welcome you again in the near future, and...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We stayed in this hotel for a weekend. The hotel is beuatiful and has a great location. The room was large and very clean, the breakfast very good and affordable. We did not use the swimming pool and the gym as we spent most of our time around the city. I highly reccomend this hotel and I'd definelty return it...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

I Stayed here over Mother's Day weekend and was so impressed! We had a family room which was more than big enough. Beautiful rooms, very comfy bed, excellent facilities, spotlessly clean and lovely staff. Particularly enjoyed having cocktails in our room and relaxing in the huge bath! Felt very spoilt in this beautiful luxurious hotel! Will only stay here in...

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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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  • 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: $140 - $388 (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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#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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  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
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“Top floors best looks over city sykline”
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