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Indoor pool
Premium bedding, pillow top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow top beds, in-room safe, desk
Premium bedding, pillow top beds, in-room safe, desk

Guest reviews

4.5/5 Wonderful
1,180 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Air conditioning
Spa
Restaurant
Gym

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitizer provided
Personal protective equipment

Map

Explore the area

Popular LocationEdinburgh Playhouse Theatre6 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Dungeon7 min walk
Popular LocationRoyal Mile8 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)37 min drive

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  • City Double Room, 1 King Bed

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsCity Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • City Twin Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsCity Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 31 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • City Double Room Single Use

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 1
    More detailsCity Double Room Single Use
  • Deluxe Double Room

    4.9/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDeluxe Double Room
  • Master Suite

    4.2/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsMaster Suite
  • Duplex Suite

    Room amenities

    • 40 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsDuplex Suite
  • Room

    4.8/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 32 sq m
    • Sleeps 3
    More detailsRoom
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

    5/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
    More detailsSuperior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

About this area

Edinburgh

Located in Edinburgh's Old Town neighbourhood, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is in the city centre and near a train station. Princes Street and Royal Mile are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's natural beauty can explore Calton Hill and Princes Street Gardens. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Murrayfield Stadium or Musselburgh Racecourse. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Dungeon - 7 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 8 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 8 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 42 min drive

Restaurants

  • Elliots — 1 min walk
  • Pep & Fodder - 1 min walk
  • Martone - 1 min walk
  • Howies - 1 min walk
  • The Newsroom - 2 min walk

About this property

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, walk to Princes Street
Along with a full-service spa, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and an indoor pool. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a fitness centre, a bar/lounge and a sauna are on-site. All 184 rooms feature comforts such as pillowtop beds and premium bedding, while conveniences include fridges and coffee makers. Complimentary wireless Internet access and 24-hour room service are standard, as are LED TVs with digital channels.
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers 184 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with a safe and complimentary bottles of water. Pillowtop beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch LED televisions come with digital channels. Guests can make use of the in-room fridges and coffee/tea makers. Bathrooms include designer toiletries and complimentary toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and telephones; free local calls are provided (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • No on-site parking available
  • Parking off site: GBP 21 per day (0.2 mi away; open 24 hours)

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily: GBP 11.00-15.50 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room

Family friendly

  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Indoor pool
  • Laundry facilities
  • Fridge

Conveniences

  • Banquet hall
  • Lift
  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Tour/ticket assistance
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms
  • Conference space

Spa

  • 3 treatment rooms
  • Aromatherapy
  • Body treatments
  • Body wraps
  • Couples treatment room(s)
  • Detox wraps
  • Facials
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Massage - deep-tissue
  • Massage - hot stone
  • Massage - prenatal
  • Massage/treatment rooms
  • Sauna
  • Spa open daily
  • Steam room

Accessibility

  • If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible restaurant
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Linens
  • Pillow-top mattress
  • Premium bedding

Bathroom

  • Designer toiletries
  • Towels

Entertainment

  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Free bottled water
  • Fridge

More

  • Desk
  • Free local calls
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:30 PM and 2 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

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.

Payment types

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

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

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
No on-site parking is available
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 sanitiser

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments; reservations can be made by contacting the property prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
One child 17 years old or younger stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

National rating

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

Property is also known as

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
Apex Waterloo Place Edinburgh
Apex Waterloo Place
Hotel Apex Waterloo Place
Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Apex Waterloo Place Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
As of 4 Aug 2020, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel on 18 Aug 2020 start from NZ$136, including taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Does this hotel have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is this property pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
This hotel doesn't offer parking.
What time is check-in at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM to 2 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Old Town, this spa hotel is steps away from Multrees Walk and Princes Street. Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre and George Street are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 5 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 27 minutes.

Guest reviews

Overall score and ratings for Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4.5
Wonderful
5 - Excellent
724
4 - Good
366
3 - Okay
69
2 - Mediocre
16
1 - Poor
5
4.6
Cleanliness
4.6
Service and Staff
4.5
Amenities
4.5
Property condition

4/5 Good

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort

    The hotel staff could not of been more accommodating if they tried at what has proved to be such a difficult time for everyone. Thank you so much for your hard work and what a beautiful hotel it was too! Perfect location

    Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

    4/5 Good

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    Good standard hotel in great location. Attentive and helpful staff, nothing felt any trouble.

    Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020