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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Located in one of Edinburgh’s best spots at the east end of Princes Street, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is within walking distance of the famous Edinburgh Castle and is just a few minutes’ walk from Calton Hill. George Street and The Royal Mile are also close by in this compact city centre. The classic Georgian architecture complemented by contemporary interiors make this hotel unique. Each bedroom is spacious and includes a 42” TV, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, bath and/or walk-in shower and Elemis toiletries. As a guest, you’ll also get complimentary use of the leisure facilities. An indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Technogym make the perfect place to relax or escape from the stresses of everyday life. Time for more? Pamper yourself with an Elemis treatment at PURE Spa & Beauty. You can choose from a wide selection of restaurants and bars throughout the city during your stay, many of which are close by in the George Street area. If you’re looking for a traditional Scottish dish and a cosy bar away from the bustle of the town, look no further than Elliot’s Restaurant & Bar.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
323Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
128Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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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Stayed here for a Birthday weekend! Visited Edinburgh many times but never stayed but would definitely Stay here again! Great location, beautiful rooms, great spa treatments, decor is stylish and new!
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Great location. A short walk from Waverley station + bus terminal Reception staff friendly professional and informative. Good sized room with tasteful decor + comfortable bed. Very nice Bar and good selection of drinks. Overall a great experience.
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Loved the hotel which is in a great location.,Staff friendly and helpful. Food was lovely. Room lovely. Problem with Spa booking slightly marred our stay. Otherwise we thoroughly enjoyed our trip and would definitely stay here again
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Lovely hotel and the staff are incredibly professional and polite at all times. The staff at breakfast are lovely. The only thing they could improve in is perhaps adding soft close to bedroom doors as they slam and it is quite noisy for guests.
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Surprise trip for my wife’s birthday Great hotelVery close to the train stationTicked all the boxesHighly recommendable Great locationGood bar and restaurant Fantastic roomEnjoyLinda the concierge was superb thank you
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Does this hotel have a lift for higher floor bedrooms
Yes it has two lifts
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Are any of the rooms suitable for 3 adults to sleep in please.
The room I stayed in had a double bed and what looked like a sofa bed
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Anyone recommend for nye ? Does it get stupidly busy for Hogmanay ?
Anyone recommend for nye ? Does it get stupidly busy for Hogmanay ?
Is there parking near this hotel?
The nearest parking would be at the Omni Centre which is about a 300m from the hotel by exiting the hotel on the lower street level.
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"Deluxe Double is A plus"
"Ask for room away from the city center development site."
"Floor 5 upwards"
"Spacious room 843"
"701 was very quiet."
US$101 - US$335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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