Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

Rated 8.5 in 5029 reviews. 179 rooms.


An elegant Edinburgh hotel on the East end of Princes Street, Apex Waterloo Place provides the perfect home base for leisure or business visits. The hotel serves some of the city's finest food at Elliot's Restaurant & Bar, operates New Town's top bespoke event and meeting spaces, and offers high-end spa amenities like a Technogym™ studio and swimming pool for guests. Each room comes with standard amenities that go beyond the basic, including 42-inch LCD TVs, free high-speed Wi-Fi, and soothing Elemis toiletries.

Just around the corner from Calton Hill, the 4-star Apex Waterloo Place hotel epitomises luxury living in the heart of Edinburgh. With a stylish spa, swimming pool, restaurant, sumptuous rooms, and elegant suites, all with free WiFi, an Apex adventure awaits.

Find yourself relaxing in your room a bed, flat screen TV and spacious en suite with a bath, walk-in shower, and Antipodes organic toiletries to help you stay green whilst you stay clean. The mini fridge and air conditioning will keep things fresh and some rooms have a Nespresso Coffee machine so you can make yourself at home. Cots and highchairs are available on request.

Book in for a relaxing spa treatment and unwind in the fitness and wellness facilities including a swimming pool with poolside seating, sauna, and steam room. If you’d rather sweat it out another way, head to the fitness suite – great for working up an appetite…

Serving traditional Scottish cuisine, take delight in every bite at the award-winning Elliot’s restaurant. With elegant Georgian features and a grand fireplace, the bright bar offers a range of fine wines and quality spirits.

Situated in Edinburgh’s Old Town, just off Princes Street, the hotel is 550 yards from the historical Royal Mile. Plus, it’s just a 5minute walk to Edinburgh Waverley Railway Station and 15 minutes on foot from Edinburgh Castle.

Spa Facilities

  • Spa facilities
  • Steam room
  • Spa lounge/relaxation area
  • Spa/wellness packages
  • Fitness
  • Fitness/spa locker rooms
  • Swimming pool
  • Sauna
  • Fitness centre
  • Spa and wellness centre
  • Massage
  • Indoor pool
  • Indoor pool (all year)
  • Heated pool

Available Rooms

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Recommended Nearby

A guide to great places near Apex Waterloo Place Hotel

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    J.K Rowling finished the "Harry Potter" series in room 552!

    181 m from hotel
    1 Princes St

  2. The Guildford Arms

    For the best Scottish ale drink here and not next door

    197 m from hotel
    1-5 W Register St

  3. Apple Princes Street

    Very open store. Staff are always friendly.

    211 m from hotel
    10 Princes St

  4. The Voodoo Rooms

    Amazed by the bars in Edinburgh! Nice place!

    225 m from hotel
    19A W Register St

  5. Baba Budan

    The coffee is great. Smooth, creamy, the best flat white ☕️

    287 m from hotel
    East Market Street

  6. Calton Hill

    Cannot count how many times we have been here and how many precious memories left here... The small hill just take u one second from the busiest princess st but got completely different view.

    316 m from hotel
    Regent Rd

  7. Dishoom

    Excellent food and drink. You can make a reservation up until 5.45pm. After that, you may have to wait an hour or two.

    351 m from hotel
    3a St Andrew Sq

  8. Fortitude Coffee

    Nice little cafe with great coffee and tea, and always charming and attentive staff. A great find, totally recommended.

    416 m from hotel
    3C York Pl

  9. The Royal Mile

    Rent a flat here. Living here is awesome!

    436 m from hotel
    High St

  10. Scottish National Portrait Gallery

    Start at the top and work down. Oldest first. And cafe at bottom to finish with !

    456 m from hotel
    1 Queen St

  11. The Devil's Advocate

    It's hard to find good cocktail bar in this part of Edinburgh, but this is the best.

    491 m from hotel
    9 Advocates Close

  12. Old Town

    Best History in the world in the old town

    0.6 km from hotel