Get an overview of this hotelLuxury Edinburgh hotel with pool, near Princes Street

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center
Smoke-free property

With a stay at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel, you'll be centrally located in Edinburgh, steps from Waterloo Place and minutes from Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre.

This 4-star hotel is close to St. Giles' Cathedral and Princes Street Gardens.

Make yourself at home in one of the 184 air-conditioned rooms featuring refrigerators and LED televisions. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and digital programming is available for your entertainment. Conveniences include safes and desks, as well as phones with free local calls.

Relax at the full-service spa, where you can enjoy massages, body treatments, and facials. You're sure to appreciate the recreational amenities, including an indoor pool, a sauna, and a fitness center. Additional features at this hotel include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and wedding services.

Satisfy your appetite at the hotel's restaurant, which serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. Quench your thirst with your favorite drink at a bar/lounge.

Featured amenities include a business center, express check-in, and express check-out. Event facilities at this hotel consist of conference space and meeting rooms.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1819 and fully updated, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers an ideal city-center location at the east end of Princes Street, by the base of Carlton Hill. Waverley Station is just steps away, and Edinburgh Castle is within a 10-minute walk.

This smoke-free hotel is home to the PURE Spa, featuring a naturally lit indoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness center, a sauna, and spa treatments (surcharge).

The on-site Elliott's Restaurant and Bar showcases modern Scottish cuisine in a stylishly appointed dining room with the original fireplaces, ornate ceiling, and large Georgian windows overlooking the street. The restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, dinner, and afternoon tea. The restaurant also offers a children's menus. Room service is available 24 hours a day. Other amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, business and concierge services, conference facilities, and a 24-hour front desk.

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 5 
  • Restaurant 
  • Year Built 1819 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 5 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Offsite parking discounted rates available 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Concierge services 
  • Total number of rooms - 184 
  • Number of floors - 8 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 
  • Multilingual staff 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Refrigerator  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Phone 
  • Free local calls 
  • Refrigerator 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 
  • Room service (24 hours) 

Where to Eat

Apex Waterloo Place Hotel has a restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A children's menu and 24-hour room service are available.

Nearby Things to Do

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 

Spa Services

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

The Spa features indoor swimming pool with contemporary poolside seating. Guests can unwind in the soothing sauna and steam room, or make use of the fully equipped fitness suite. Elemis treatments also available.

Advanced reservation is required for massages and treatments.

  • Number of treatment rooms 3 
  • Couples treatment rooms 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body wraps 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Hot stone massage 
  • Deep tissue massage 
  • Prenatal massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Steam room in spa 
  • Detoxification wrap 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are 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 onsite parking is available.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the Hotel using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11.00 and GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the hotel prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding.

Kids eat free offer:

  • Children up to 12 years old eat free when dining off the kids' menu with an accompanying paying guest staying and dining at the hotel

  • National Rating

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


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