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Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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Located in one of Edinburgh’s best spots at the east end of Princes Street, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is within walking distance of the famous Edinburgh Castle and is just a few minutes’ walk from Calton Hill. George Street and The Royal Mile are also close by in this compact city centre. The classic Georgian architecture complemented by contemporary interiors make this hotel unique. Each bedroom is spacious and includes a 42” TV, complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi, bath and/or walk-in shower and Elemis toiletries. As a guest, you’ll also get complimentary use of the leisure facilities. An indoor swimming pool, sauna, steam room and Technogym make the perfect place to relax or escape from the stresses of everyday life. Time for more? Pamper yourself with an Elemis treatment at PURE Spa & Beauty. You can choose from a wide selection of restaurants and bars throughout the city during your stay, many of which are close by in the George Street area. If you’re looking for a traditional Scottish dish and a cosy bar away from the bustle of the town, look no further than Elliot’s Restaurant & Bar.
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Property amenities
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Room features
Non-smoking rooms
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
247Restaurantswithin 0,5 km
124Attractionswithin 0,5 km
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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We attended our son's wedding and can recommend the hotel to anyone, the staff carried out their duties to the highest degree and were very friendly. A brilliant day all round, all the guests were very complimentary as well.
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Visited your hotel for a friends wedding party.. the hotel was a 5 min walk from main railway station and we asked for early check in .. we waited approximately 10 mins then our room was available.. excellent room and great facilities staff were really good nothing was any
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My wife's 70th birthday treat. Lovely experience for us both, first visit to Edinburgh. Lovely city lovely people.Spa experience was superb, both of us we'll looked after. Trips in & around city were really good, Castle was great.
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We stayed in a twin room which was larger than expected ! Comfy beds & pillows and our en suite had a bath & shower which was great. Hotel is a 2 minute walk from the Royal Mile and a taxi across town to the busier bars & restaurants cost only £5. Staff at the hotel were
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Just checked out of hotel and was so impressed with all. I’ve been “on the road” with work for past month staying at very many hotels and barring the luxury suite upgrade I got in Barrow-in-Furness, this topped all others! Location for Waverley absolutely can’t be beat (I was
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Does the hotel have parking?
Sorry never saw the pool. But I never read anything about no children in the pool. I would ring them. Nothing is too much trouble for the staff at the Apex.
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Does this hotel have a lift for higher floor bedrooms
Yes it has two lifts
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Are any of the rooms suitable for 3 adults to sleep in please.
The room I stayed in had a double bed and what looked like a sofa bed
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Anyone recommend for nye ? Does it get stupidly busy for Hogmanay ?
"No problem with noise even though we had a room at front of hotel."
"Reception is on floor five so if you want a ground floor room ask for floor five"
"Deluxe Double is A plus"
"Ask for room away from the city center development site."
"Floor 5 upwards"
US$115 - US$397 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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