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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh

4 stars
23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3BH, United Kingdom, ‏‎0203 027 9779
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4-star hotel with spa, near Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre

  • Free WiFi

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 Yu 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 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.

Main amenities

  • 184 smoke-free guestrooms
  • Restaurant and bar/lounge
  • Full-service spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Breakfast available
  • Fitness center
  • Business center
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk safe
  • Laundry service

What’s around

  • In New Town
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (0.3 mi / 0.5 km)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Princes Street Gardens (0.5 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse (0.6 mi / 0.9 km)
  • Calton Hill (0.2 mi / 0.4 km)
Excellent4.5 / 5
  • Amazing location, close to the centre and walking distance of train station and shops!…Nov 26, 2015
  • Great hotel, friendly, helpful staff. Would definitely recommendNov 26, 2015
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Hotel Info: ‎020 3027 9803‎

from £74
  • Family Room
  • City Double Room Single Use
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Group Rate
  • City Double Room
  • Duplex Suite
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • Master Suite
  • City Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • City Twin Room, 2 Single Beds
  • City Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 184 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 8 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-out time is Noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Accessible parking

Other information

  • Smoke-free property


Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.00 per person (approximately)

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Full breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Full-service spa
  • Spa treatment room(s)
  • Golfing nearby
  • Steam room
  • Sauna
Working away
  • Business center
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built 1819
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Disabled parking
  • Accessible path of travel
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Designer toiletries
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free weekday newspaper
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Refrigerator
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

Special features


The on-site Yu Spa offers body wraps, body treatments, facial treatments, manicures and pedicures, massages, and couples treatments.

Advanced reservation is required for massages and treatments.

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh’s small print


Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Full breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 12.00 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, Edinburgh

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