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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Newpirt
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic location . Friendly happy staff. Great size rooms with all the facilities you need so no need to worry. Exceptionally clean . Great breakfast selection . Would definitely book again either here or somewhere else !

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

My family and I stayed two nights in a family room which was comfortable, clean and well furbished. It was a good size and the only two slight drawbacks were the lack of a view as the window was inward facing and the lack of ventilation as the window did not open. These were only small drawbacks which were more...

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Durham, United Kingdom
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Stayed for a long weekend and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Hotel staff were all friendly and knowledgeable. Room was beautiful and spotless with lots of lovely touches. Breakfast was very, very good indeed and even when it was busy on Saturday morning, the staff were excellent at keeping everything topped up, cleared away and no one looked stressed, which was lovely...

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Northampton, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Staff were very welcoming and sorted out extra heating for our room. The hotel needs a bit of an upgrade. Furniture etc in shared areas and room a little tired. Food in restaurant needs to brought up to date with some vegetarian and vegan options.

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Thank Gill C
Swansea, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Excellent location at the end of Princes St. An easy walk up Carlton Hill, a must for fantastic views of Edinburgh especially on a sunny day. Modern twist on classic decor, very comfortable bedrooms (though ours was a little cold - nothing an extra blanket couldn't sort out!). Really good choice at breakfast with pleasant, helpful staff. We're coming back...

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I stayed for 2 nights at The Apex it is a very comfortable hotel in a fantastic location Lovely comfortable room and the staff are some of the friendliest and professional I have ever met Thank you for making our stay in Edinburgh so special

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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very pleasant stay, staff all very friendly and helpful. Would have been nice to be able to open a window as had a very stuffy night's sleep. Excellent location in the centre of town walkable to lots of good eateries, bars, shops etc. Cost a lot more than usual as it was the weekend of Scotland's glorious victory over Wales...

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Preston, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Had a fantastic stay. Perfect central location. Very attentive staff. Excellent but pricey cocktails in bar.beautiful pool and spa area, although water was a little cold. Would have liked plug sockets by bed to charge phone but other than that, no complaints.

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Ellon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

.Very nice hotel, if a little pricey for what you get. Located in a great location, well within walking distance of all the usual tourist hot spots like the castle, Royal Mile etc. The hotel doesn't have a dedicated car park, you have to use a multi storey which is close by. If you come by train that wont be...

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Motherwell, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We've stayed here quite a lot and it's a great hotel. Upgraded room well worth it and eat breakfast in it! Bar is nice, all staff very helpful. We won't eat again in the resteraunt but the food was fine, just a lack of atmosphere. We will be back to the hotel, great view of Calton and perfect location for...

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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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  • Multilingual Staff
  • 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: €106 - €344 (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
#20 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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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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“Would ask for a front facing room”
 of 5 bubbles Tamandmarion, 22 Jan 2017 | Read review
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