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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

Guest reviews

4.5 out of 5 Wonderful
1,138 reviews
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

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationRoyal Mile8 min walk
Popular LocationSt. Giles' Cathedral8 min walk
Popular LocationThe Hub11 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)36 min drive

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  • City Double Room, 1 King Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsCity Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • City Twin Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsCity Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • City Double Room Single Use

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsCity Double Room Single Use
  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Master Suite

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsMaster Suite
  • Duplex Suite

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDuplex Suite
  • Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town 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 Edinburgh Zoo. 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. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.
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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 8 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 8 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 11 min walk
  • The Hub - 11 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 13 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 5 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI) - 36 min drive

Restaurants

  • Elliots — 1 min walk
  • The Voodoo Rooms - 4 min walk
  • Dishoom - 5 min walk
  • Patisserie Valerie - 6 min walk
  • Southern Cross Cafe - 6 min walk

About this property

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, 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. Complimentary wireless Internet access 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.

Guests can surf the web using 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

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

  • No on-site parking available
  • Parking off site: GBP 21 per day (0.2 mi away; open 24 hours)

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

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • 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
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

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 requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • 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
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • 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

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:30 PM and 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

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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
No on-site parking is available

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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Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Apex Waterloo Place Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does Apex Waterloo Place Hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is Apex Waterloo Place Hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM to 2 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is Apex Waterloo Place Hotel located?
Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is steps away from Multrees Walk and Princes Street. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and George Street are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 5 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 27 minutes.
4.5
Wonderful
1,138 reviews
5 - Excellent
706
4 - Good
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3 - Okay
66
2 - Poor
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1 - Terrible
5

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
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Nice modern and clean hotel. The staff were friendly and very helpful, and the breakfast was also good.
Stayed 1 night in Sep 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

4/5 Good

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Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

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