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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Kerry
Reviewed yesterday 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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Reviewed 2 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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Tacoma, Washington
Reviewed 2 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 2 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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South Shields, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

As a family of 5 we stayed in 3 separate rooms and we were all happy wih the stay. We were on 8th floor and all rooms were spacious and well kept. No complaints of sleepless nights and my grandson was well pleased with his collection of ducks (rubber variety) to bring home. A lovely gesture of the hotel and...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Family holiday. Great location and it was great to still get a family room with teenage children. Continental breakfast a bit disappointing and wifi service poor in room. However no issues with recommending

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We went to Edinburgh for a spontaneous trip and booked at the hotel late. With that in mind the hotel was great, lovely room and great location. Had a good little spa and the bar by reception was great too. We would definitely book again and recommend others do book as well.

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Location, staff and overall experience was exceptional. First trip to Edinburgh but most definitely not the last! The breakfast in the hotel was a bit pricey but you always have the option to grab breakfast from the nearby cafe shop.

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

Dear joeypacca Thank you for taking out the time to write an online review of your stay with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was really pleased to read that your stay was exceptional, and that the team were able to enhance your first visit to Edinburgh. I do hope you stay with us again when you return to...

Reading, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We had a large family room for the 4 of us with high ceilings and huge windows but we didn't sleep well: the room was cold, the beds not very comfortable. The bathroom was a fridge due to lack of heating. We did get extra blankets and an electric heater to plug in but only after we asked for it...

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

Dear Zabou30 Thank you for taking the time our to review your recent stay. I was very disappointed to read that your stay was not up to our usual high levels of customer experience. I have discussed your feedback with my Guest services manager and asked her to ensure going forward any proactive steps we can take to enhance our...

Geordie in Blighty
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Visited here for one night just before Christmas. The hotel is conveniently located near Waverley Station so is ideal for those arriving by train. Our room was on the 10th floor and had a nice view over to the coast. The room was well equipped with large flat screen TV, Nespresso coffee machine and the usual tea ans coffee making...

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Dear Kirson2008 Thank you for taking the time to review your recent visit to Apex Waterloo Place. I was pleased to read that overall your stay was a positive one, it was especially pleasing to read that the team had such a positive impact on your experience as this is something we truly pride ourselves on. I know the David...

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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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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre 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
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: RM474 - RM1,493 (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
#18 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“not suitable for smokers”
 of 5 bubbles KerryMaurice, 18 Jan 2017 | Read review
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“Views not good but rooms are very comfortable”
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