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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Top Luxury Hotel

23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH, United Kingdom
+44 131 523 1819

RM 459+

Overall guest ratings

8.9/10 Excellent
Based on 3,686 reviews

Review highlights

  • 9.6
  • 9.0
  • 7.9
  • 6.6

Good to know

  • Clean rooms
  • Impressive bathroom
  • Comfortable beds
  • Friendly service

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    About

    Location.

    This handsomely updated historic hotel is steps from the Waverley Train Station, Princes Street shopping, and the 18th-century New Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Edinburgh Castle is just 0.9 km (0.6 mi) away.

    Hotel Features.

    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is home to the PURE Spa, featuring a naturally lit indoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, a sauna, and spa treatments (surcharge). Elliott's Restaurant and Bar serves modern Scottish cuisine with a focus on fresh, seasonal ingredients. The restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and tea, and offers a children's menu. Room service is available 24 hours a day. This hotel is completely nonsmoking.

    Guestrooms.

    Guestrooms feature 40-inch LED TVs with digital service including Sky Sports. Wireless Internet access and local calls are complimentary. Rooms also include coffee/tea makers, compact refrigerators, complimentary bottled water, and in-room safes. Large desks come with ergonomic chairs. Rooms are air-conditioned, and windows open. Guests are “greeted” by a sassy, mushroom-colored Apex rubber duck, which they can take home as a gift. Bathrooms offer bathtubs and/or walk-in power showers, along with luxury toiletries.

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    Amenities

    • Parking
    • Fitness centre
    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry facilities
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Child pool
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • Air-conditioned
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Pets not allowed
    • Steam room
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
    • Internet
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 3,686 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 99%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      10.0 "Good access to the airport, said 100%."
      7.8 "Easily accessible by car, said 78%."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.1 "91% thought the service was very professional."
      7.8 "78% were happy with the room service."
      8.8 "88% said the concierge service was amazing."
      8.0 "80% said the booking process went smoothly."
    • 7.9 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      7.2 "top-notch fitness area, thought 72%."
      8.2 "82% loved the sauna."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      7.5 "75% were happy with the bathroom."
      8.0 "80% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.8 "88% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.3 "73% said rooms were clean."
      9.5 "95% liked the big bathroom."
      7.5 "75% enjoyed the shower."
      8.0 "80% appreciated the modern rooms."
      7.3 "73% were happy with the tv."
      9.4 "94% loved the minibar."
    • 7.1 "Good pool."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
    • 5.3 "Internet is average."
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    Overall rating

    8.9 Excellent
    Based on 2,469 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.8 "City centre within easy reach, said 98%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.9 "89% thought the service was very professional."
      9.0 "90% said the concierge service was amazing."
      7.8 "78% were happy with the room service."
    • 7.6 "Wellness & sports facilities were pleasant enough."
      7.1 "top-notch fitness area, thought 71%."
      8.1 "81% loved the sauna."
    • 7.2 "Nice rooms."
      7.0 "70% were happy with the bathroom."
      7.8 "78% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.1 "71% enjoyed the shower."
      9.2 "92% liked the big bathroom."
      7.5 "75% were happy with the tv."
      7.8 "78% appreciated the modern rooms."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.6 "Pool is mediocre."
    • 6.3 "Average cleanliness."
      6.2 "Only 62% said rooms were clean enough."
    • 5.4 "Internet is average."
    • 5.2 "Average value."
      6.7 "The price was ok for 67%."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 958 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.4 "94% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      9.6 "96% liked the proximity to shopping."
      9.9 "City centre within easy reach, said 99%."
      10.0 "Near to public transport, according to 100%."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
    • 8.7 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
    • 8.2 "Very nice wellness & sports facilities."
      8.3 "83% loved the sauna."
    • 7.5 "Good pool."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.6 "76% were happy with the bathroom."
      8.7 "87% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.4 "74% said rooms were clean."
      9.5 "95% liked the big bathroom."
      7.6 "76% enjoyed the shower."
      8.3 "83% appreciated the modern rooms."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.9 "Bar is ok."
    • 5.9 "Food is average."
      5.4 "Only 54% were satisfied with the menu."
    • 5.0 "Average value."
      1.8 "82% said the breakfast was too expensive."
    • 4.8 "Internet is poor."
      3.2 "68% said the wifi quality was bad."
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    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 36 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.7 "97% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 8.6 "Vibe was good."
      8.6 "86% thought, the hotel was modern."
    • 7.8 "Good cleanliness."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
    • 6.0 "Breakfast is mediocre."

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 221 reviews
    • 9.6 "Terrific location."
      10.0 "100% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 8.5 "Great service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      7.8 "78% said the reception staff was great."
    • 8.0 "Very nice wellness & sports facilities."
    • 7.1 "Good pool."
    • 7.1 "Nice rooms."
      7.9 "79% said the beds were comfortable."
      9.0 "90% thought rooms were spacious."
      7.3 "73% said rooms were clean."
      7.2 "72% enjoyed the shower."
    • 6.3 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.9 "Average value."
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    Hotel type
    Friends Hotel
    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
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    Guests recommend this as a luxury hotel.
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    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
    Good to know
    "Clean rooms"
    "Impressive bathroom"
    "Comfortable beds"
    "Friendly service"
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