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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 June 2015 via mobile

First impressions were not good. We were emailed an offer of an upgrade to a suite, only to be told this was not available when we checked in. I said "well can you at least allow us to check in early then?", only to be told the room was not ready. This did not go down well with me and...

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1Thank karl w
Yorkshire
Reviewed 2 June 2015

Had a very enjoyable one night stay here! Superb sleep quality. Great room, very clean lots of room and comfortable! Nice thick walls too. Great central hotel. Pool is nice but small! Ideal for the kids and the restaurant is great too but the menu is not so wow! Not a great deal of choice. I'd for sure recommend staying...

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We stayed in this hotel for 3 nights in May. The staff were great, the room was so nice, spacious and clean. The upgrade at check in was very much appreciated! The location of the hotel was so convenient for all our plans. Everything was just a short walk away. The nearby car park was also convenient. Highly recommend :)

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Thank Ruth H
Reviewed 2 June 2015

We stayed at the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel from May 7 to 11. It was a wonderful stay. The hotel was modern and comfortable. The room was a good size with a king size bed. The bathroom was large and bright. It had both a full size tub and a large shower. The tub even came with a rubber ducky....

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Lytham St Anne's, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 June 2015

This is a nice friendly hotel in a good central location. It has a small but nice pool which we used a few times during our stay and which was always nice and quiet. I especially liked that they had a couple of baskets of floats and water toys for children to use. We stayed in room 852, it was...

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Thank Charlie A
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 30 May 2015 via mobile

Stayed 2x in 1 week. Our first stay was for 3 days. Stayed at the 8th floor with wonderful view. But one elevator was out of service the first night, by the end of the stay both elevators are out! This is after a day spent walking/climbing all over Scotland. 2nd stay was for 1 night, the air conditioning unit...

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Thank RizaJ_731
Merseyside, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 May 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I stayed here for the Edinburgh derby in April, and this hotel was the perfect base for the city centre and just a 10-15 minute walk to Easter Road. The staff at the hotel were very friendly and welcoming and the room was gorgeous - the only slight drawback was that we couldn't get much of a...

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3Thank Jenna S
Reviewed 29 May 2015

The hotel was wonderful. Very helpful staff, clean and comfy rooms. Ate the bar and was very pleased with the meal. Hotel was a little far from the Edinburgh Castle which is the heart of the town but the bus stop right outside the hotel got us there in no time. Overall a good experience

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Malvern, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 29 May 2015

We chose the Apex as it was within walking distance from the train and close to the Royal Mile. We had flown into Glasgow for a few days and wanted to take the train to Edinburgh without having to bother with a taxi. This hotel was perfect. Upon our arrival everyone at the reception desk as well as the concierge...

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Thank Marian C
Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 29 May 2015

My husband and I stayed at the Apex Waterloo at the beginning of May for 3 nights. Our original hotel of choice in Edinburgh was booked and Expedia was running a buy-2-get-one-night-free deal so we took a chance. It was absolute serendipity! We would not hesitate to book this or any Apex property again. Check in was a breeze and...

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Staying in Broughton & Calton

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Broughton & Calton
Lying where grandiose New Town townhouses give way to malls and utilitarian housing, Broughton and Calton have long been transitional neighbourhoods with a mixed identity. It’s here that Edinburgh’s gay village found a home in the 1980s. But gay culture is anything but overt along bustling epicentre Broughton Street; even if polished pubs, hip bistros, smart delis and art galleries all speak of affluent good taste. The top of Leith Walk is more ragged. This major thoroughfare boasts a famously gritty gay club, as well as a strip of good Indian restaurants. Regal Georgian and Victorian townhouses preside over largely deserted streets in Calton, where only the occasional restaurant or hotel brings much life. Even so, a steady trickle of idlers and picnickers pass by to climb Calton Hill for its wide-open lawns, wonderful city views, and curious monuments – an Athenian-style temple among them.
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Conference Facilities
  • Breakfast Available
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the city centre to the East of Princes Street, this historic building combines traditional features with contemporary style. This four star deluxe hotel has 186 stylish en-suite rooms with widescreen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, ground coffee and selected teas, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Other facilities include Elliot's Bar and Restaurant, Events space for up to 184, and a Spa. The spa's pool, sauna and gym are free to guests and a range of Elemis spa treatments can be booked in the single and couples treatment rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Address: 23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh EH1 3BG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Broughton & Calton
Price Range: $236 - $571 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex Waterloo Place Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 186
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Also Known As:
Apex Waterloo Place Edinburgh
Hotel Apex Waterloo Place
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#3 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#6 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#20 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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