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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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  • Near the station, good size room, modern facilities.Sep. 26, 2019
  • Very close to the sites of Edinburgh Friendly and polite staffsAug. 19, 2019

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

from A$190
  • 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 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 6 min walk
  • George Street - 6 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 8 min walk
  • Palace of Holyroodhouse - 11 min walk
  • Grassmarket - 13 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 36 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



  • Discounted offsite 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

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  • Waterloo Place Apex
  • Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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  • Waterloo Apex
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Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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.

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 offsite 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

  • Does Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • 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.
  • 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 onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include The Voodoo Rooms (4-min walk), Dishoom (5-min walk), and Patisserie Valerie (6-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 1,147 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Enjoyable stay in Edinburgh
The room was very comfortable, good breakfast, friendly and helpful staff and excellent location.
Graham, au3 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great stay
Great service and lovely rooms. Great location
Emily, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
nice hotel, good standard & cleanliness. nice staff on reception & serving breakfast.
keith, gb1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very good implementation of Covid-19 safety measures. Great location with easy access to the train station and the main shopping and restaurants. Nice comfortable clean rooms and great breakfasts in the morning. Highly recommended place to stay in Edinburgh.
Stanley, gb3 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
Really great hotel. Bar staff super friendly and professional. Amazing service. Breakfast was perfect
David, gb1 night family trip
Very good 8.0
Hotel bar closing early was the only disappointment, otherwise a very good night away.
Daniel, gb1 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
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
Aimee, gb1 night trip
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

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