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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Indoor pool
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow-top beds, in-room safe, desk

Overview of Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4 out of 5

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Spa
  • Restaurant
  • Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCalton Hill4 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile8 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle14 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)36 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town Edinburgh neighbourhood, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is in the city centre and near a train station. Royal Mile and Palace of Holyroodhouse are notable landmarks, and some of the area's popular attractions include Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Royal Botanic Garden. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Calton Hill - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 7 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Elliots — 1 min walk
  • Guildford Arms - 3 min walk
  • Twenty Princes Street - 3 min walk
  • The Voodoo Rooms - 4 min walk
  • Tiles Bar - 5 min walk

About this property

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Princes Street
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a sauna are on-site. All 184 rooms feature comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include fridges and coffee makers. In-room free WiFi and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LED TVs with digital channels.
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers 184 forms of air-conditioned accommodation 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.

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

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Gives staff personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • 24 hours off-site parking within 0.2 mi (GBP 21 per day)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 11.00-15.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Roll-in shower (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Bed sheets
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

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Check-in

Check-in from 2:30 PM - 2 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

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

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)
Service animals are exempt from fees

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.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11.00 and GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)
  • Off site parking fee: GBP 21 per day (0.2 mi away; open 24 hours)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

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

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 17 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding
Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

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

Property is also known as

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4.5
Wonderful
Rating 5 - Excellent. 630 out of 999 reviews
5 - Excellent 63%
Rating 4 - Good. 293 out of 999 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 60 out of 999 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 12 out of 999 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 999 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

4/5 Good

Travelled with partner
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great view of the castle from our room and great city centre location. Staff were attentive and friendly. Only issue is that no room service was available and everything has to be booked such as the pool and breakfast so we didn’t get our first choice of timings when we booked at check in. I would suggest booking these as early as possible.
Stayed 1 night in Jun 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Mostly good.
Great location, very central and quiet. The bath was good, wide and deep. Fab shower too. Lovely Elemis products. The pool though was cold... too cold, made it unpleasant. The service was great.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Exceptional Customer Service wins it from me !
I checked in on Saturday 24 October for a overnight stay with my friend. From the minute i had checked in the two woman on reception could not have been anymore accommodating from making bookings for dinner, breakfast , pool and gym facilities. We stayed in a Deluxe room which was very modern and comfortable with some lovely free toiletries. The Breakfast and dinner were very nice. The waiters were very professional and also helpful. This was our first stay in Edinburgh and certainly wont be the last ,every member of staff I came into contact with both days customer service were exceptional and it made my stay very comfortable. I have also recommended you to family and friends . Thankyou!
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2020

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Good, generally pleasent stay
Hotel is in a good location for visiting all the different sites. Generally friendly staff, hotel is clean and nice facilities. Only negative i experienced was with housekeeping. Had someone knock on the door the first morning asking if i needed anything. I later on asked for soap with the response "oh you said you didnt need anything." Also having 2 request 2 times for rubbidh to ne collected from the room.
Stayed 4 nights in Oct 2020

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
They clean your room and refresh toiletries & towels everyday. Too bad sauna and steam rooms are closed due to covid restrictions. Other than that, will definitely recommend and book again.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2020