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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
  • Social distancing
23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3BG

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCalton Hill4 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile8 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle14 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)19 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is located in Old Town Edinburgh, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh, and is in the city centre and near a train station. Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle 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 while in town? See what's happening at Tynecastle Stadium or Murrayfield Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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) - 19 min drive

Restaurants

  • Where to eat
  • Elliots – Serves breakfast, lunch and dinner. Kids' menu available.

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 at the property

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 Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Switch, 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.

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Overall score and ratings

4.5

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 618 out of 969 reviews
5 - Excellent 64%
Rating 4 - Good. 277 out of 969 reviews
4 - Good 29%
Rating 3 - Okay. 59 out of 969 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 11 out of 969 reviews
2 - Poor 1%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 969 reviews
1 - Terrible 0%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.6/5

Staff & service

4.5/5

Amenities

4.5/5

Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
The staff were very welcoming and friendly from the first time we walked in. The room was very spacious, with a really comfortable bed. There were tea/coffee facilities, a good hairdryer (it’s a nightmare when there’s a small, plastic, would be quicker blowing on your hair hairdryer). The bathroom was huge and a massive bath tub as well as a huge shower.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location, clean room, helpful staff and comfortable surroundings.
Stayed 3 nights in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Liked: Staff & service, property conditions & facilities
The hotel was well situated - very close to Waverley and Princess Street. The rooms were comfortable and clean. The staff were friendly. The dinner menu in the restaurant was quite limited, perhaps because of COVID. The food was nice though and the restaurant staff were friendly
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Staff were very accommodating. Pool was great. Good breakfast- a little understaffed it seemed tho but I know this industry has been hard hit. Noticed. Few staff were in training though.
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021

4/5 Good

Travelled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 1 night in Oct 2021