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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Brilliant location, 5 minute walk to shops and Christmas markets. Very noisy at night though. Building works going on nearby. Staff were friendly and efficient. Nice hotel. We did get a parking ticket for parking out the front of the hotel while unloading the baby and bags and saw another 2 wardens so watch out. Shame the hotel doesn't have... More 

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This hotel was clean, comfortable and in a very handy location in the heart of Edinburgh. Ross on reception was very helpful on the phone before our arrival and after arrival. One of the two lifts broke down which was a worry as my travel companion is disabled, but we were moved with no fuss to a (bigger and better)... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We just booked a room today and after near 80 minutes of waiting we still had not received a confirmation. So I went to the site to log on with the password you can set up at time of reservation but there is no where to log in on their site. Then I got online with their chat box and... More 

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Decent hotel and friendly staff. Helpful......breakfast was good also. Parking is not available. You need use public parking. Omni parking is close by and all local shops in princess street. THats it..................................................................................................

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed in for our 1st visit to Edinburgh and we weren't disappointed. We booked for 2 nights and our room was a nice room on the 2nd floor but when we went to bed on the first night there was a constant humming noise coming from outside which turned out to be a generator so the next morning after not... More 

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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for a family get away, and found the location ideal. Great rooms, amenities (pool/steam/sauna). Continental breakfast was included with our room rate, which was great value, although the food choices were limited. Overall a great experience

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Luton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall perfect location and great service, The Apex Hotel was perfect for us as it a stones throw from the city centre. We wanted somewhere central for sightseeing and is a 5 min walk down Princes Street. We quite often walked down to look round the shops or go exploring. Edinburgh Castle was around 15 mins walk away and we... More 

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Middlesbrough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My wife and I try to visit Edinburgh each year and for the last 6 years we've stayed at the Apex. We've always found the staff to be very friendly and helpful...this time was no different. Our only criticism is that the evening menu choses has got poorer. I think on our next visit we will eat out of the... More 

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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is the second time this year to stay in Apex Waterloo Hotel and again it did not disappoint. The rooms are very clean and so comfortable. Staff very friendly and helpful, food delicious. I took my friend with me who has stayed in another Hotel close by and has stated that it does not compare to Apex Waterloo. I... More 

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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed our stay,maybe next time we can upgrade our room.Our twin beds were very comfortable and fabulous pillows. Very petty comment but maybe upgrade your biscuits as one small pack of digestives every day for five days,some nice shortbread or chocolate would have been more appealing.

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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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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: €99 - €317 (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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