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Room type

City Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

City Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Family Room

Max Occupancy: 3 guests (up to 3 children, 3 infants)

Deluxe Double Room

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

Master Suite

Max Occupancy: 2 guests (up to 1 child, 1 infant)

City Double Room Single Use

Max Occupancy: 1 guest


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

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Near Edinburgh Castle

This handsomely updated landmark building stands at the east end of Edinburgh's famous Princes Street. The Waverley train station is a two-minute walk. Edinburgh Castle is just 0.9 km (0.6 mi) away.

Indoor pool, sauna

This smoke-free hotel features an indoor pool, sauna, gym, and spa treatments. The acclaimed Elliot's Restaurant serves modern Scottish cuisine in a stylish setting with the original 19th-century fireplaces.

40-inch LED TVs

Guestrooms at Apex Waterloo Place Hotel include 40-inch LED TVs, complimentary wireless Internet access, premium bedding, and compact refrigerators. Guests receive a signature Apex rubber duck as a gift.

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Built in 1819 and fully updated, Apex Waterloo Place Hotel offers an ideal city-centre 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 Yu Spa, featuring a naturally lit indoor pool, a state-of-the-art fitness centre, 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.

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

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Indoor pool  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Refrigerator  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Offsite parking discounted rates available

Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning 
  • Bathtub or shower 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free weekday newspaper 
  • Cribs/infant beds available 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Digital TV service 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • LED TV 
  • Phone 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Refrigerator 
  • 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 Yu Spa offers body wraps, body treatments, facial treatments, manicures and pedicures, massages, and couples treatments.

Advanced reservation is required for massages and treatments.

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


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible path of travel 
  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM


Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! Up to 2 children under 12 years old stay free when using existing bedding.
  • Cribs (infant beds) are available.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel 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.


Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Fee for full breakfast: GBP 12.00 per person (approximately)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

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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. 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

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