Apex Waterloo Place Hotel


23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, City Of Edinburgh, EH1 3BH

    4 star deluxe hotel near Waverley Station and Princes Street in the centre of Edinburgh.

    Built in 1819, the Waterloo Hotel was the first purpose-built large scale hotel in Edinburgh. 190 years later, the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel combines the traditional features of this historic building with contemporary style; with 187 stylish bedrooms, Elliot's bar and restaurant, extensive conference space, and Yu Spa facilities including pool, sauna and gym.

    All bedrooms are luxurious with large comfortable beds, widescreen TV's, luxury toiletries, power showers, free wi-fi and local calls along with 24 hour room service.

    Elliot's Bar and Restaurant has a great sense of style with an ornate corniced ceiling, original fireplaces and expansive Georgian windows flooding the dining room with natural light. Mouthwatering menus using, whenever possible, locally sourced seasonal ingredients, offer an array of 'modern Scottish' dishes. An extensive wine list along with superb service makes Elliot's Restaurant an ideal venue for every occasion.

    There are five stylish rooms in the conference centre with capacities from 10 to 180, and they all come with an impressive range of facilities; TV and video, projector, flipchart, fax and phone, wi-fi internet access, ice-cold drinks fridge, complimentary fresh fruit platter and snacks.

    The Hotel's exclusive Yu Spa Leisure facilities include a gym with the latest Technogym equipment, and an indoor swimming pool and sauna.

    So whether you're in Edinburgh on business or simply here to enjoy yourself, you'll feel immediately at home at with Apex Hotels.

    Opening Times
    Open All Year
    2014 Opening Times
    1 Jan 2014 - 31 Dec 2014

    Room Information

    Number of Rooms / Units
    Room / Unit Type
    Room / Unit Tariff
    Family Room
    £245.00 per room per night (breakfast inc.)
    Run Of House Room
    £205.00 per room per night (room only)

    Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

    Accommodation Type

    • Hotel Breaks


    • Children's Menu Available
    • Highchair Available
    • Baby Changing Facilities Available
    • Cot Available
    • Children Welcome


    • Porterage
    • Room Service Available
    • Internet Access
    • No Smoking Permitted
    • Open To Non Residents
    • Fax/Email Facilities
    • 24hr CCTV
    • Equipment Hire

    Leisure Facilities

    • DVD Player
    • TV In Room
    • CD Player
    • Television
    • Satellite / Cable TV
    • WiFi

    Special Requirements

    • Senior Citizens
    • Families
    • Single Travellers
    • No Pets Allowed
    • Groups Welcome
    • Non smokers
    • Allergy Sufferers
    • Young People
    • Business Travellers
    • Disabled Citizens


    • Bar Available
    • Restaurant
    • Cafe / Restaurant available on site
    • Eating Out Facilities within 2 miles
    • Breakfast Available
    • Gluten Free
    • Nut Free Meals
    • Full Alcohol Drinks License
    • Vegetarian Food Available
    • Dinner Available
    • Halal Meals
    • Tea & Coffee Available
    • Dairy Free


    • Shower
    • WC EnSuite
    • Iron Available
    • Trouser Press
    • Heating Throughout Property
    • Wash Hand Basin
    • Towels Provided
    • Telephone
    • Toilets
    • Public Toilet Facilities
    • Laundry Service Available
    • Hairdryer Available

    Health & Wellbeing

    • Indoor Swimming Pool
    • Sauna
    • Sauna Available
    • Steam Room
    • Fitness Training


    • City Centre
    • City Location


    • Public Parking Nearby
    • Coach Parking Off-site / street
    • Paid Parking within easy distance
    • On Public Transport Route

    Road Directions

    Unfortunately we do not provide car parking facilities. However there is on-street parking on Waterloo Place or NCP Greenside car park.

    Public Transport Directions

    From the nearest information centre:- The TIC is very near to the hotel, 50 metres away. You can either walk the short distance or jump in a taxi for the 2-3 minute journey. If walking, head up the main steps in front of the tourist information across the plaza onto Princes Street and turn right. Cross the road at the traffic lights and continue along Waterloo Place, and the hotel is on the left.

    Getting there by railway:- Waverley Station is very near to the hotel, 50 metres away. You can either walk the short distance, or if you have a few bags, jump in a taxi for the 2-3 minute journey. If walking, head up the main steps out of Waverley station to Princes Street and turn right at the stairs. Cross the road at the traffic lights and continue along Waterloo Place, and the hotel is on the left.

    Getting there by aeroplane:- From Edinburgh Airport...
    1. Head south on Eastfield Rd. Go through 1 roundabout.
    2. Slight left to merge onto A8/Glasgow Rd. Continue to follow A8. Go through 1 roundabout until you get to Haymarket.
    3. Turn right at Torphichen St.
    4. Turn left at B700/Morrison St & continue on this road, becoming Bread St.
    5. Continue straight on, on W Port down to the famous Grassmarket area.
    6. Turn right at Cowgatehead.
    7. Continue on Cowgate for short while then;
    8. Turn left onto Blair St.
    9. Turn right at Hunter Square.
    10. Turn left at A7/South Bridge and follow down to North Bridge (A7)
    11. At the end of North Bridge, turn right at the A1/A8/Waterloo Pl junction.
    12. Continue to follow A1 and the Apex Waterloo Place hotel is on your left.

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