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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 3BG, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with spa, near Princes Street
  • Free WiFi
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Great location
Fantastic service
Wellness Area
Great wellness & sports facilities
Ordinary pool

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

from £118
  • City Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • City Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed
  • City Double Room Single Use
  • Deluxe Double Room
  • Master Suite
  • Duplex Suite
  • Room
  • Superior Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

What’s around Apex Waterloo Place Hotel


  • In Old Town
  • Princes Street - 1-minute walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6-minute walk
  • George Street - 6-minute walk
  • Royal Mile - 8-minute walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 11-minute walk
  • Grassmarket - 13-minute walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 14-minute walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 37-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 5-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 27-min walk
  • Edinburgh Brunstane Station 9-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

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


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
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.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (17 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • No parking

  • Discounted off-site parking

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

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 centre
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Year Built – 1819
  • Lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower
  • Wheelchair-accessible concierge desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible registration desk
  • Wheelchair-accessible pool
  • Wheelchair-accessible on-site restaurant
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Premium bedding
  • Pillowtop mattress
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Designer toiletries
Be entertained
  • 40-inch LED TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Fridge
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


PURE Spa has 3 treatment rooms, including rooms for couples. Services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, facials and body wraps. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy. The spa is equipped with a sauna and a steam room.

The spa is open daily.

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh
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  • Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

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; an acrylic shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the 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

Parking is available off site and costs GBP 21 per day (0.2 mi away; open 24 hours)

Breakfast costs between GBP 11.00 and GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)

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

FAQs for Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

  • Is there a pool at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • Is parking offered at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
    No, unfortunately, but there's discounted parking nearby.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:30 PM to 2 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
    Yes, there's an on-site restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Elliot's (1-min walk), Pep & Fodder (1-min walk) and Waterloo Bar (1-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 1,221 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Amazing hotel and staff this is my second stay and definitely will recommend this hotel to everyone and don’t forget the breakfast staff cannot do enough
Helen, gb2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent stay very good for local access would definitely use again
Keith, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Check-in girl was brilliant. She was friendly and we chatted, and it made me feel welcome while traveling alone! Mattress was v v well used with a "hole" i kept falling into. Also two mattresses without a thin, whole, mattress covering the full bed on top. Spa facilities were lovely! Personally I'd prefer my sauna a bit hotter, but still lovely.
Marja, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Apex waterloo
Always enjoy our visit
John, gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Excellent facilities and location. Very clean and great breakfast. All staff helpful and friendly.
Lianne, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Girls weekend away
Lovely hotel. Really close to the train station and the shops. I’d happily stay here again. Staff very helpful and polite.
Janine, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Alex at the reception was friendly and welcoming. The rest of the staff were wonderful !
Setu, gb1 night business trip
Very good 8.0
Great stay everything was fab
Susan, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great hotel, travelled alone with my daughter, staff very helpful and friendly
Rhonda, gb1 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Lovely hotel, perfectly located for both Princes Street and the Playhouse. Staff were friendly, polite and professional; took an interest in your day and couldn't have been nicer. Room clean with everything you needed and a very comfortable bed. Booked a massage which was fantastic, again excellent staff. Only disappointment was the pool was chillier than acceptable and the toilets in the pool area could have been cleaner. Otherwise an excellent stay.
Donna, gb1 night trip with friends

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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