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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Expedia.comUSD 278*
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#33 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
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05/06/2017 06/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Nottingham, UK
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stay at the Apex Waterloo Place every other month - its a great hotel, with an excellent location in central Edinburgh. There is one thing that I have commented on many times and that is the annoying queuing that is required to access the breakfast room. On my last day there was no queue, great! However no one to...

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Golden Beach, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The room was beautiful, modern and super clean. The staff very friendly, efficient and professional. I could not fault any of them. The hotel lies in a central location to visit all the sights making walking easy. It was a memorable stay. Highly recommended to anyone looking for that something special.

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

Dear andreanaengler Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your recent stay with us. I was truly pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us. It was especially pleasing to read that you found our team very friendly, as this is something truly at the core of what we do. I do hope we...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff was personable and very helpful. Restaurant was excellent. Hotel was very clean. It is located in an excellent location. Breakfast was excellent. We totally enjoy our stay in Edinburgh and the staff at the hotel made sure we were happy with our stay.

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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

An enjoyable week stay in your hotel in Edinburgh. The room, meals, swimming pool, sauna, steam room were all very good. Some slight delays getting to breakfast as there were queues most days, particularly on the Friday,

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Torrance
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I visited Scotland for a business trip. Took a couple days to sight see. Many tours started just outside the hotel, very convenient. Hotel location is very centrally located, walking distance to everything but without street noise.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Went to this restaurant on the 5pm dine and wine deal. 3 course meal with a bottle of wine. Food was superb And staff so friendly. Nice ambience in restaurant. Cost £40 for two. Have spent more than double this elsewhere and not enjoyed it as much. Well worth a visit . We will definitely return.

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

Dear annieb1945 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent dining experience with us, I was truly pleased to see you enjoyed your dinner out with your hubby. I was especially pleased to see that this was in part down to our friendly staff as this is something we are truly proud of. We all look forward to...

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Review on the Apex Waterloo Hotel in Edinburgh Scotland We stayed at the Apex Waterloo Hotel four nights. I booked this hotel because of it’s close proximity to the Waverly Train Station and Rabbies Café-where one of our tours was meeting. The hotel is a few blocks from the train station. There are some streets to cross, and it can...

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Clermont, Florida
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here as part of a tour with a small group..at first it was problematic checking in and there was confusion with the meals that were to be included...but other than that is was well located, clean, and the rooms were small but nice. There should be a service elevator because when we were leaving with our luggage all...

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The staff was very friendly and helpful. They called a taxi for me when I departed and helped me out to it. I was also able to reserve a time for afternoon tea at the front desk when I checked in. The location was great. Across the street from where day trips depart. Not far from train station or bus...

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Grantham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed for 2 nights mid-week in this extraordinary large APEX hotel – from the outside it looks like just another grand historic stone-fronted elegant building, but inside it is stylishly modern and verging on the luxurious. Behind the impressive façade ( dating from 1819 ) , there has been some very imaginative remodelling and updating, though the street-facing rooms...

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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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
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: $259 - $657 (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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“Windows didn't open in our room..so a bit stuffy..we were on 10th floor above kitchen so a little loud but not horrible.”
DVPnSVP, 19 May 2017 | Read review
“Pay extra for higher floors - floor 5 is actually at the level of the main road. Try floor/level 8.”
michaeld32, 17 May 2017 | Read review
“Top of the house....10th floor at the back for the best views!”
MarieMcW66, 14 May 2017 | Read review
“you can upgrade to a city view room for a fee”
ian_wil, 9 May 2017 | Read review
“Higher floors are better, floor 5 is reception (street level) anything below is a lot darker.”
PaigeeInnes, 2 May 2017 | Read review
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