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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Lovely corner view room on 8th floor, very comfortable and spacious. Only glitch was the heating didn't seem to work properly but reception sorted us with a heater if it were to get too cold at all but in truth it was fine. Only an issue as it was a particularly cold weekend in Edinburgh. We arrived early and our...

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

Dear Neil C Thanking for completing an online review of your stay. I was really pleased to see that your weekend in Edinburgh was such a positive one. I was especially pleased to see that you found our team excellent as this is something we always strive to deliver. I do hope we get to see you again sometime soon....

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Can't fault it great location, great staff, good food lovely room and a massive bed. They made a room available for us as we arrived very early in the morning well before check in but they sorted things out.

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Dear 367alunj Thank you for reviewing your stay with us here at Apex Waterloo Place. I was pleased to see that you had a wonderful time, and that we were able to accommodate your early arrival. I do hope we get to welcome back the next time you visit Edinburgh. Kindest regards Alan

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Best beds to sleep in and the rooms are so homey that it didn't feel like a hotel at all. In a great location so close to all the sites. Very clean and very friendly staff and the service was so good that we got to the hotel early before check in time and the room was already for us.

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Dear 508eddie Thanking for writing an review of your recent stay here at Apex Waterloo place. I was really pleased to see that you enjoyed your time with us. It was really pleasing to see that you found our team friendly as this is something we really pride ourselves upon. I do hope we get to welcome you back to...

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice welcome on Reception - cosy bedroom with all you could ever need to hand - bath robes, slippers , trouser press , mini bar plus tea and coffee etc well stock bar with Sky Sports - plus perfect location to visit shops , bars , restaurants etc - would definitely return

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Dear Philip A Thank you for completing some online feedback in relation to your recent time with us. It was really pleasing to see that you enjoyed your time here. It was especially pleasing to see that your trip was off to a great start with nice welcome you received from our team. We all look forward to welcoming you...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing stay really appreciated free upgrade sign of a good hotel to do this. Great location for shops theatres etc will definitely stay here again. Room quiet try and get higher floors very comfy king size bed. 😀😀

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Dear Elaine C Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. I was truly pleased to read that your time with us was of such a positive nature, and that you enjoyed your complimentary upgrade. We all look forward to welcoming you back in the future. Kindest regards Alan

Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We just stayed in this hotel as it had a great review and we couldn't fault it. Room was big enough for three of us and comfortable as well. The location was another big factor as it was close to train station and restaurants. We would return!

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Derry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Checked in to the Waterloo and Ross was on Reception and absolute gentleman he was sympathetic to change of location and upgraded us, nothing was too much trouble. Breakfast was delicious our room Wow Wow Wow gorgeous

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

Dear Sharon S Thank you for writing an online review of your time with us here. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed your time with us. It was especially pleasing to see that Ross was able to make a lasting impression, I will of course be sharing your kind words with him. I do hope we get...

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Very convenient but very comfortable hotel. Stayed in a superior room which was very spacious. Bathroom was excellent. Very large free standing bath. Very quiet room (Requested when booking) which was on the 8th floor overlooking the swimming pool. Staff were extremely helpful and were happy assist with any requests. Bar/sitting area was very pleasant.

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Dear heatherrX9552CE Thank you for taking the time out to review your one night stay in our hotel. I was very pleased to see that you enjoyed your time with us. It was especially pleasing to read that you found our staff extremely helpful as this is key to what we do here at Apex Waterloo Place. I do hope...

Iowa City, Iowa
Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked my room through hotels.com and got a very good deal. The hotel price for this room would not have been in my budget. The room was a good size, and there was a fantastic bathroom with a tub and and walk-in shower. The location was good for access to public transportation, tour buses, and walking to shopping and...

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Dear Sue S Thank you for reviewing your recent stay with us. I was pleased to see that you enjoyed your visit. It was really nice to see that you found our location to your liking and that the room was of a good size for your needs. I do hope you keep us in mind should you be returning...

Nenagh, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Booking the hotel on booking.com i selected the pay later option even though i booked over a month in advance the hotel was lookig for payment almost immediately so i payed prior to arrival. They seemed very eager to get monies up front. Then when checking in i was told "You must pay for breakfast at the time" as this...

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Dear Dave Thank you for taking the time to complete a review. I was very disappointed to see that your experience with us was far below our usual levels of service. You highlighted that you opted to pay later when making the reservation with booking.com, following from your feedback I looked into your reservation and can see that this was...

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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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  • Free Internet
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • 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: €103 - €335 (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
#19 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“We did not stay here”
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“Would ask for a front facing room”
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“Ask for room with tub and shower if you want both.”
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“not suitable for smokers”
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“We have stayed on several occasions and never had problems of noise or comfort”
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