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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Melbourne
Reviewed 9 July 2014

We only spent one night at the Apex Waterloo Place hotel but wished we could have spent more time there. Up on the eighth floor our room was quiet, light and airy and well appointed. Our rate included both dinner and breakfast in the restaurant, while it was busy we never felt rushed and the staff were attentive and paced...

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Neva_home, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see you found our staff very friendly and helpful. We will ensure that your feedback is passed onto the team. We are also pleased to see that you enjoyed your dinner and breakfast in the restaurant and that...

Reviewed 9 July 2014 via mobile

Stayed here for 1 night with my partner on a night away from Dundee. Couldn't fault a thing. Hotel and staff were perfect. Loved the decor in the rooms with high ceilings. Will definitely return here soon!!

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah G, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see you had a brilliant stay and that you found your stay to be perfect. We will ensure that your feedback is passed onto the team. Thank you again and we hope to be able to welcome...

Brussels, Belgium
Reviewed 8 July 2014

My second visit to this hotel confirms it as a favourite. The decor is elegant, contemporary and calm. The location is just off the end of Prince's Street, 5 minutes walk from the Scottish Government building (St Andrew's House), just by Calton Hill. It's only 10 minutes away from Prince's Street shops, the theatre and Waverley Station, and close to...

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear ShanM77, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent second visit. We are delighted to have been able to welcome you back and thank you for letting us know that we are a favourite hotel of yours. We are pleased to see that you like our boutique hotel atmosphere and that you would choose...

Watertown, Massachusetts
Reviewed 6 July 2014

I found this hotel through tripadvisor and was so satisfied with our experience. We stayed five nights for a vacation in late June. The location is fabulous - short walk from the Waverley train station, short walk to Old Town and the Royal Mile, short walk to New Town, right across the street from Rabbie's tours - just perfect! Our...

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Laura D, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see you had a great stay. Our Breakfast Chefs will be made up to hear that you enjoyed your breakfast and we are very pleased to see that you found our team helpful and pleasant. We will...

Inverness, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Stayed here for two nights. The hotel is situated quite near Waverley Station and in the quieter end of Princess Street so you are not too disturbed by the noise of traffic, and is a short walk to all the main shops. From the minute you arrive you can be assured of a warm welcome from the staff who will...

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Dear Shirley P, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review about our staff and your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay. We are also very pleased to hear you enjoyed your spa treatment and relaxing in the pool. We will be sure to pass your lovely feedback...

Philadelphia
Reviewed 5 July 2014

Traveling with friends, our stay at the Apex Hotel Waterloo was fantastic. All the staff was friendly and helpful from the minute we arrived until our departure. We had rooms close by on the 7th floor. Could get to Old Town in a ten minute walk and loved going up to Carlton Hill, which is right outside the hotel. Close...

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Wanderlust053, Thank you for taking the time to write such a fantastic review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see that you and your friends enjoyed your stay and that you found our staff friendly and helpful throughout your visit. We are also pleased to see you enjoyed our central location and that you found...

Houston
Reviewed 5 July 2014

A very good hotel in a great location. We stayed here at the end of June for 3 nights. We had 2 rooms for our family of 4. Each room was clean, well appointed, air conditioned and had Free Wi-Fi that worked well. The hotel is located in a great location for exploring the city of Edinburgh. The staff at...

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Travel200855, Thank you for taking the time to write such a lovely review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see that you and your family enjoyed your stay. We are very lucky to be in such a central location in the city centre and we are pleased that you found our location great for exploring...

Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 July 2014

Stayed for a night when catching up with friends visiting Edinburgh. We paid for an upgrade to a suite and it was worth it! We dealt with a member of the reception team called Lucy who was friendly and helpful throughout. Our room wasn't quite ready for us so she invited us to sit in the bar with a complimentary...

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NWDGM, Manager at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, responded to this review

Dear RegularHotelUser70, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see that you enjoyed your stay in one of our suites. Thank you for your positive feedback with regards to the service you received from Lucy one of our Guest Services Supervisors – we will ensure...

Wodonga, Australia
Reviewed 4 July 2014

My first visit to the hotel, was fantastic. Having landed from a flight from Sydney at 11.30am my room was not ready, and the reception staff were most apologetic. When I asked if I could use the pool area to have a shower this was no problem at all. By the time I had had a quick swim and longer...

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Dear HHH1974, Thank you for taking the time to write a review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see you enjoyed your stay and that you would recommend us to others. We are pleased to see that our front desk and housekeeping teams were able to get a room ready for you whilst you enjoyed our...

Swaffham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 July 2014

A favorite hotel of mine. Excellent facilities, including the pool and sauna. Conveniently located near Waverley Station. The breakfast is excellent and the staff friendly and helpful. The rooms are very comfortable and perfectly clean. The bar is relaxing and comfortable.

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Dear AR1881, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review about your recent stay with us. We are delighted to see that we are a favourite hotel of yours. We will pass your comments with regards to breakfast being excellent onto our chefs and breakfast team and we are pleased to see that you found our...

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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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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • 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: ₹ 11,020 - ₹ 26,643 (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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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
#19 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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