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4.6 out of 5

"I loved everything! The hotel is amazing! The local is perfect because You can go anywhere quickly. " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 26 Sep 2020

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City Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£140* Per night/room 4 Sep - 5 Sep

Duplex Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Master Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Hotel Description

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel's great location gets high marks from our customers. During your stay, you're just a quick walk from Princes Street. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus a full-service spa and an indoor pool.

  • Free WiFi
  • Grab something to eat at the restaurant or stop for a drink at the bar/lounge
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Take a swim in the indoor pool
  • Indulge with manicures and pedicures, deep-tissue massages or aromatherapy at PURE Spa
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, a concierge and tour or ticket assistance
  • On-site recreation includes a gym, a steam room and a sauna
  • Guests have great things to say about the location and the breakfast
  • Steps from Princes Street and 8 minutes on foot from Royal Mile

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel ratings based on 18 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.6 out of 5 4.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Everyone (13) Couples (3) Family (1)
5 out of 5
I loved everything! The hotel is amazing! The local is perfect because You can go anywhere quickly.

Posted by on 26 Sep 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

26 Sep 2020 by Natalia

Dear Patricia, Thank you very much for choosing to stay with us at the Apex Waterloo Place hotel. I was delighted to hear that you enjoyed your time with us and have passed all your comments onto the relevant departments. We rely on positive feedback such as yours and would like to take this opportunity to thank you for sharing your experience with us. We hope to welcome you back to the hotel very soon! Warmest regards, Front Office Team

4 out of 5
Good standard hotel in great location. Attentive and helpful staff, nothing felt any trouble.

Posted by on 22 Mar 2020

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Comment from Hotel Management

22 Mar 2020 by A

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to review your recent stay with us at the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. We were delighted to read your kind words about the helpfulness of our staff. We hope to be able to welcome you back again in the future. Warmest Regards Front Office Team

5 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Feb 2020

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5 out of 5
Excellent location - really convenient for both old town and new town

Posted by on 5 Jan 2020

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5 out of 5
Very well placed for Princes Street and the station

Posted by on 9 Dec 2019

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5 out of 5
The location was perfect for us to explore the city. Room temperature was set to a temperature that was a little too high for us but others would have been fine with it. Overall this was an excellent hotel for us and met all our needs.

Posted by on 1 Dec 2019

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4 out of 5

Posted by on 11 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5
einzigartig waren die flauschigen badetücher:-) nicht gut: jeden morgen höllenlärm der zimmerputz-truppe vor der tür. man sollte rücksichtsvoll sein.

Posted by on 27 Jul 2022

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Comment from Hotel Management

27 Jul 2022 by Claire

Good evening Loannis, Thank you for taking the time to provide feedback, it is greatly appreciated. I'm sorry to read about your experience with ourselves, we aim to ensure all guests leave satisfied with their stay and it is evident that did not happen on this occasion - My apologies. I have taken the comments you have made and made sure the relevant departments are aware. We will take them on board and ensure we provide a better experience to all our guests going forward. My apologies once again and thank you for your time. Kind regards, Claire | Night Manager

4 out of 5

Posted by on 19 Apr 2022

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5 out of 5

Posted by on 5 Nov 2019

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Property Features

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business centre on site. A fitness centre, spa services, and tour or ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. This 4-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 184 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 1819
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff members are multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)

Room Amenities

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers 184 air-conditioned accommodations with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Fridge
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout curtains
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or cupboard

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast on weekdays from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM and at the weekend from 7:30 AM to 11:00 AM.

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Children aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision. Guests aged under 18 years old are not allowed in the health club.

  • Golfing nearby

Spa Services

PURE Spa has 3 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

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

Accessibility

If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
  • Accessible bathroom
  • Handrails in hallways
  • Roll-in shower
  • Handrails in stairways
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • In-room accessibility
  • Assistive listening devices available
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18

Special check-in instructions:

To make arrangements for check-in, please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

To arrange for check-in, guests must contact the property in advance of arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 17 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash

Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, debit cards and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

  • One child stays free
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Staffed front desk
  • Children stay free: Maximum age 17
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Children stay free
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • Debit cards
  • Online penalty collection
  • No gap period between guests' stays

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 17.50 and GBP 17.50 per person (approximately)
  • Off site parking fee: GBP 21 per day (0.2 mi away; open 24 hours)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Apex Hotel Waterloo
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  • Apex Waterloo Place
  • Apex Waterloo Place Edinburgh
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  • Waterloo Place Apex
  • Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child aged 17 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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