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5.0 out of 5

"Very close to the sites of Edinburgh Friendly and polite staffs " More

By a verified traveller on Mon 19 Aug 2019

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Hotel Description

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel puts you in the heart of Edinburgh, steps from Princes Street and within a 10-minute stroll of Royal Mile. Highlights at this hotel include a full-service spa, a restaurant, and an indoor swimming pool.

All 184 rooms feature LED TVs with digital channels, and you can enjoy free WiFi, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls. In-room dining is easy with amenities like refrigerators and round-the-clock room service. Nice touches to enhance your stay include designer toiletries, while pillowtop beds and premium bedding invite a good night's rest. Free bottled water, safes, and irons/ironing boards are also available.

A day of pampering at PURE Spa can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, detox wraps, and body wraps along with access to the sauna. Elliots is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. For a drink, you can stop by the hotel's own lounge bar. Enjoy the gym and sauna. Business amenities include conference space and a business center. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas and laundry facilities. Full breakfast is available daily.

Attractions within a 10-minute walk of this 4-star Old Town Edinburgh hotel include St. Andrew Square and Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.

City Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$168* Per night/room 23 Jan. - 24 Jan.

Duplex Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

City Twin Room

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Master Suite

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Deluxe Double Room

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel ratings based on 2 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
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Room cleanliness 5.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 5.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Couples (1) Family (1)
5 out of 5
Very close to the sites of Edinburgh Friendly and polite staffs

Posted by on 19 Aug. 2019

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5 out of 5
We loved the room and although we discovered one of the beds had damaged springs, the staff attended immediately to resolve the problem and were friendly and apologetic about the inconvenience. These things happen, but they handled the situation with utmost professionalism.

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Property Features

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers its guests a full-service spa, an indoor pool, and a sauna. There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. Public spaces have free WiFi. You'll find a business center on site. A fitness center, spa services, and tour/ticket assistance are also featured at the business-friendly Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. This 4-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 184 guestrooms or units
  • 8 levels
  • Built in 1819
  • Business facilities
  • Conference space
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Number of indoor pools - 1
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities
  • Refrigerator

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Transport

  • Train station: Edinburgh Waverley Station (0.3 km / 0.2 mi)

Room Amenities

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers 184 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room refrigerators and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries. This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include irons/ironing boards and blackout drapes/curtains. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Pillowtop beds
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Digital channels
  • Refrigerator
  • Coffee maker
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Safe
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy full breakfast daily.

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

24-hour room service is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 3
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Steam room in spa
  • Detoxification wrap

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in information. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 17 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed, but service animals are welcome

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Diners Club, Switch, debit cards, and cash. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F. Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Online Penalty Collection
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Gloves are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are not available
  • No gap period between guests' stays
  • Staff temperature checks are not conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are not available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11.00 and GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)
  • Offsite parking fee: GBP 21 per day (0.2 mi away; open 24 hours)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

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You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the hotel before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • One child 17 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Certain facilities might have restricted access. For details, you can contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation.

National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.