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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great value hotel in the centre of Edinburgh, Hotel is clean, comfortable and modern with good facilities. Whilst there is no parking at the hotel, there is a concession to park at a Q Park car park near by (3 min walk). Food in the hotel was OK, service could have been a bit slicker but I'm just being picky....

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Esh Winning
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

The Apex is close to Waverley Station and the historic landmarks in and around Princess Street. The rooms were spacious and comfortable Service was courteous. Breakfast was sumptuous- a little on the expensive side - but had an incredible range of options. This is a super place for a celebration weekend.

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Southend-on-Sea, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Positives: Great location right next to Edinburgh Waverley station. The building is a pretty building. Large, well- equipped rooms. The rooms were a pleasant temperature, had a good range of teas. The bathroom had good smellies and a good shower. Although the decor seemed about 5 years old (at a guess) it was modern and good quality. The bed was...

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Cheshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

We normally stay in the apex at the grass market but decided to stay at Waterloo place for easier accessibility to princess street. The hotel was lovely and up to the standard you expect from the apex. Our room had a bath and a walk in shower and was complete with two fluffy bathrobes. Breakfast was good . Would recommend...

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Never actually stayed in the hotel but did try the restaurant with friends. We all had the set 3 course meal which was great value and tasted great. The staff where also pleasant and helpful. I will come here again the future

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

Dear David E Thank you for posting an online review of your dining experience in our Elliot's restaurant. I was pleased to read that you enjoyed your 3 course meal and that you found our team pleasant as these are such important aspects of what we do. I do hope you return very soon. Kindest regards Alan

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

We really enjoyed our stay here. We received a complimentary upgrade...Not quite sure what the difference to a standard booking was but we did get snacks in our room which were replenished daily. The room was on the 9th floor which was great. No problems with noise whatsoever. Room was a good size and the shower was really good. We...

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

Dear KeelBilled Thank you for posted an online review of your time with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was truly pleased to see that overall you enjoyed your stay. I was especially pleased to read that you liked your room and made use of our central location. I do hope you get to return to our Hotel and...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Got a good deal on this place so gave it a try. It's a great location for central Edinburgh. Booked through booking.com and requested a contract from the hotel with a recommendation for parking but sadly did not contact me but I found parking across the road ad at the station was reasonable at £19.50 for 24hrs. Reception staff were...

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

Dear RichinNotts Thank you for reviewing your time spent in our hotel. I was pleased to see that overall you enjoyed your stay. I am truly sorry that your request for parking information was not answered, as we always endeavour to answer all guests questions pre, during or post their stay. I was however pleased to see that you found...

Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

This hotel is superb! So easy to get to from the airport or train station, it's a few minutes walk from Waverley bridge, where the airport 100 bus stops, just a short walk up the hill then turn right to walk down Princess Street & you're there! So top marks for location! Our flight was early so we tried to...

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Dear sonic_05_xx Thank you for taking the time to write an online review of your three day stay with. I was really pleased to see that you enjoyed your time in Edinburgh and our hotel. I was truly pleased to read that you liked our room amenities and high level of cleanliness. I do hope we get to welcome you...

Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice locations, convenient access to the station entrance via elevator. The swimming pool spa and sauna are very nice additions included in the room price. The restaurant is a bit small so you may need to book a table in advance, the food though was excellent.

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Dear Nikos P Thank you for reviewing your time here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was truly pleased to see that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay. I was especially pleased see that you enjoyed your meal in our restaurant. I do hope you we get to welcome you back to the hotel in the not too distant future....

Harpenden, England
Reviewed 5 days ago NEWvia mobile

Beautiful and clean room with all modern facilities. Lovely shower and bathroom. No toothpaste brought but a quick call and 2 mins later delivered. Arrived late and off to dinner immediately, bags taken and left in room. Breakfast was excellent and flexible. Very convenient for Waverley station and central business locations. I will come back on personal business here.

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Dear Fujishimo Thank you for taking the time out to review our hotel. I was really pleased to see that you had a comfortable stay. It was especially pleasing to read that our team were able to give you friendly and efficient service. I do hope we get to welcome you back to our hotel next time you visit Edinburgh....

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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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  • Breakfast Available
  • Banquet Room
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: RM486 - RM1,586 (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
#19 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“We did not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles lyndsay0, 23 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Would ask for a front facing room”
 of 5 bubbles Tamandmarion, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
“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”
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