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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Orlando, FL
Reviewed 26 December 2014

We had a wonderful experience at the Apex Waterloo. The location couldn't be better with Waterloo Station nearby and a tram stop just around the corner. It was very easy to get to from the airport. Our room was small but clean and laid out well with a large bathroom and deep bathtub. I do wish I had requested a...

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Singapore
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Stay a night at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. Great location at centre of Edinburgh..near Princess Street with Christmas Market during festive season. Room is comfortable, clean and well equipped. Moreover, if you require travel by train just 2 min walk to Edinburgh Waverley Station. Staff here is kind and helpful. The most we like is indoor swimming pool with warm...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2014

had a very nice stay, super central, only a few steps away from princess street and the Balmoral hotel. The room is certainly spacious and comfortable, staff really friendly. Disappointed from the spas areas and pool, which wasn't as described. The pool is very small and the shower/pool area was smelly.

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Leigh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 December 2014

I booked this hotel for 2 nights at the end of November for myself and my daughter and it turned out to be a fantastic choice. The location is perfect for shopping and sightseeing. The Omni centre (cinema) is 2 minutes walk behind the hotel. The hotel itself is on the quieter end of Princes Street making it a perfect...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed 24 December 2014

Apex Waterloo is very close to Edinburgh railway station. You can walk to the hotel from the station with all you luggage within 5 minutes. The hotel looks heritage from outside but it has all modern amenities. The rooms are spacious and housekeeping is par excellence. Even room service was very prompt and the staff was courteous. The restaurant served...

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Jarrow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2014

Great hotel, checked in very early, just to leave our bags, room was ready at 10.30 am!!! Room 918, small twin bedded room, with no view overlooking the back of the hotel. I was a bit disappointed with the room size and location, as it was a treat for my daughter and myself. But after looking round the room and...

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Chelmsford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2014

This hotel was in a great location, at the centre of Edinburgh. Its a modern hotel with all the amenities you can expect plus more: Spa, Restaurants, Pool, Meeting Rooms etc. You come into the hotel and get greeted by the reception (very modern). The room we stayed in was on the 9th floor, unfortunately the views were not great,...

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Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 18 December 2014

Very modern contemporary styling inside ... which if you are looking for something historical based on the exterior you will be disappointed. However, it is very chic. We didn't eat here except for breakfast. The location is primo. Walking distance to practically everything if you don't mind walking. The staff is very accommodating. Our only complaint was being put in...

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Coatbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2014

We spent two nights at this hotel. It is situated at the East end of Princes Street, so is in an ideal location for the heart of the city of Edinburgh. The staff were friendly and efficient and breakfast was of a high standard. We did not dine in the hotel apart from breakfast. The cost was competitive for a...

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County Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 16 December 2014

Stayed in the hotel from the 11th of Dec to the 14th it was a treat for my wife's 30th birthday.It was absolutely superb, great hotel, great location, very clean and good value for money.The Concierge in the hotel went above and beyond the call of duty to make our stay a memorable one.In fact I wish to commend her...

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Spa
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Free Internet
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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: $186 - $518 (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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#4 Spa Hotel in Edinburgh
#6 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#7 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#13 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#21 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“1012 was not a good room, noisy machinery on the roof,”
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