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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Weekend away with teenagers. Staff were very helpful and location is excellent. Continental breakfast a bit too plain but ok for dinner. Bar area nice. Kids enjoyed pool although we didn't try spa. Would recommend

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed here on my own whilst in Edinburgh for work and was not disappointed. This was my first trip to an Apex hotel in the city having previously favored other similar hotels when travelling, but I found it to be an extremely pleasant experience. Aside from it being an aesthetically enjoyable hotel, the room itself (just a standard double)...

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Wilster, Germany
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

It felt good starting the day by having a great breakfast or coming back having a break in the room. Im shure the pool and other facilities where fine as well but there was not enough time doing all we planed on this shorttrip....

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Toronto, Ontario
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

All staff members were exceptionally friendly and helpful at all times. You could not ask for better customer service. Thank you to all of you for a wonderful and memorable stay. We could not ask for anything that was not immediately taken care of during our 10 day stat at this wonderful place.

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The hotel is in a great location, near Waverley station and with access to many local buses at two bus stops just outside the front and back doors. We had a "superior double" room -- I went for that rather than the city double, as we were there for a week and I didn't want to feel closed-in.. It was...

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

Dear bobettemc Thank you for completing an online review of your recent stay. I was truly pleased to read that you enjoyed your week with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was especially pleased to read that you found the team pleasant and helpful as this is something we truly pride ourselves upon. I do hope we get to...

Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Room: spacious and clean Location: Ideal Staff: Friendly Pool: Freezing and I was informed this is normal in apex hotels by another person staying there. No robes or slippers given. We chose this hotel because it had that extra, the pool and spa and we were disappointed and only went once as I was afraid of getting a chill on...

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Kerry
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Nice modern hotel set into old building frontage. Clean and comfortable. Good breakfast but continental would have sufficed. Bar was a bit soulless and didn't spend much time there but plenty of interesting bars and restaurants within 5 min. walk. Staff were extremely helpful and friendly and Concierge was exceptionally good at booking a good restaurant on the evening of...

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

Dear KerryMaurice Thank you so much for reviewing your recent stay with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was really pleased to read that overall you enjoyed your hotel experience, especially that you found our staff helpful and friendly. I do hope we get to welcome you back in the not too distant future. Kindest regards Alan

Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

we stayed here for 3 nights in july 2016. centrally located, great location, good breakfast, clean room with a large bathroom. staff are polite and friendly. perfect stay in edinburgh. definitely recommend.

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

Dear abimil156 Thank you so much for a taking out the time to write a review and for your kind words about our hotel. I was really pleased to read that you had a perfect stay here in Edinburgh and that we could contribute to that experience. We look forward to welcoming you back in the not too distant future....

Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Beautiful suite, perfect for us traveling with our 21 year old son. Our modern but historic suite was large with a beautiful luxury bath. The location was perfect because we were taking a train to Londan at the end of our stay and this hotel is right next door, just take the elevator to street and you are just steps...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This hotel is ideally situated for anyone visiting Edinburgh and wishing a central location. Whoever has responsibility for recruitment of staff has done a first class job as the quality of staff is first class. Reception staff warm, friendly, welcoming and efficient. Dining staff equally so, and quite outstanding. Porter, Alan, helpful and informative. Breakfast experience provides the ultimate in...

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Dear dralexander1 Thank you for taking the time out to review your stay with us here in Apex Waterloo Place. It was truly pleasing to read that you had such a positive experience. It was especially pleasing to read that you found the team here first class, as this is something we pride ourselves upon. I will of course be...

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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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  • Spa
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  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: RM468 - RM1,495 (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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#3 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#6 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#18 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Ask for room with tub and shower if you want both.”
 of 5 bubbles bobettemc, 19 Jan 2017 | Read review
“not suitable for smokers”
 of 5 bubbles KerryMaurice, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We have stayed on several occasions and never had problems of noise or comfort”
 of 5 bubbles dralexander1, 17 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Views not good but rooms are very comfortable”
 of 5 bubbles 717jacquies, 16 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The upper rooms have great views of the city's skyline”
 of 5 bubbles I7196LJdeborahb, 11 Jan 2017 | Read review
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