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Located in New Town, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is within a 10-minute walk of popular sights such as Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Princes Street Gardens. This 4-star hotel has 184 guestrooms and offers conveniences like a restaurant, a full-service spa, and an indoor pool. Centrally located in Edinburgh, the hotel is also a short walk from St. Giles' Cathedral and Palace of Holyroodhouse.

Dining

You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge or visit the onsite restaurant for a bite to eat. Satisfy your hunger from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. For your convenience, a full breakfast is served each morning for a fee.

Rooms

All 184 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, coffee makers, and free local calls. 40-inch LED TVs come with digital channels, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Free bottled water, safes, and ironing boards are also standard.

Property features

At Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, guests enjoy a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a fitness center. Offsite parking is offered for a fee. Multilingual staff at the 24-hour front desk can assist with dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services, and luggage storage. Other amenities at this spa hotel include a sauna, free WiFi in public areas, and 5 meeting rooms.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and Princes Street Gardens
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Spa

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1819 and fully updated, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers an ideal city-center location at the east end of Princes Street, by the base of Carlton Hill. Waverley Station is just steps away, and Edinburgh Castle is within a 10-minute walk.

This smoke-free hotel is home to the PURE Spa, featuring a naturally lit indoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a sauna, and spa treatments (surcharge).

The on-site Elliott's Restaurant and Bar showcases modern Scottish cuisine in a stylishly appointed dining room with the original fireplaces, ornate ceiling, and large Georgian windows overlooking the street. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea. The restaurant also offers a children's menus. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, business and concierge services, conference facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Conference space 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Business center 
  • Total number of rooms - 184 
  • Express check-in 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Sauna 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Steam room 
  • Indoor pool 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Year Built 1819 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu and 24-hour room service are available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

The on-site PURE Spa offers body wraps, body treatments, facial treatments, manicures and pedicures, massages, and couples treatments.

The Spa features indoor swimming pool with contemporary poolside seating. Guests can unwind in the soothing sauna and steam room, or make use of the fully equipped fitness suite. Elemis treatments also available.

Advanced reservation is required for massages and treatments.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

  • No onsite parking is available.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11.00 and GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

  • Apex Hotel Waterloo
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  • Apex Waterloo Place
  • Apex Waterloo Place Edinburgh
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  • Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Kids eat free offer:

  • Children up to 12 years old eat free when dining off the kids' menu with an accompanying paying guest staying and dining at the hotel


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