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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 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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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel was good, centrally based. Rooms were big but there was a distinct absence of storage, no drawers and hardly any wardrobe space so it soon looked cluttered!! A big problem was the traffic noise from outside in the middle of the night, invested is a set of ear plugs so second night sleep was better!

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Darwen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great hotel and perfectly placed 5 mins walk from Waverley station. Very friendly staff, free drinks vouchers on arrival unexpected and certainly enjoyed! Room very spacious, clean, warm and quiet. Hotel also held our bags for us on departure so we could explore for an hour in the morning, nice touch.

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Gerrards Cross, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago 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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Alan H, General Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Anna H Thank you for taking the time to post an online review of your recent stay with us. I was truly pleased to read that your first visit to Edinburgh was a pleasurable one and that you found our team friendly and helpful as this is something we really pride ourselves on. I do hope we get to...

Sheffield, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

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
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

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

Dear s0apviv0r Thank you for leaving us some online feedback about your recent stay. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us and that you found your room service food amazing. I do hope we get to welcome you back in the not too distant future and fingers crossed you will be able to stay...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 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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Alan H, General Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jayna R Thank you for writing a review of our hotel. I was really pleased to read that you have enjoyed your stays with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was especially pleased to see that your found our team very helpful as this is something we are so proud of at this hotel. We all look forward...

Home Counties
Reviewed 3 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 4 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 5 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...

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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 neighbourhoods 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 epicentre 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 Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $174 - $506 (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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“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, 25 Feb 2017 | Read review
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