• Apex Waterloo Place Hotel Location

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  • Contact Details

    To contact the hotel directly

    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel
    23-27 Waterloo Place
    Edinburgh EH1 3BH
    T +44 (0)131 523 1819
    F +44 (0)131 441 0444

    To contact our reservations team

    T 0845 365 0000 (UK)
    T +44 (0)131 441 0440 (Outside UK)
    E edinburgh.reservations@apexhotels.co.uk

  • Plane, train and car travel information

    Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is served by excellent transport links making travelling easy and convenient. We have provided detailed directions for guests travelling by plane, train or car.

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    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.

    Alternatively let someone else worry about directions and book a CENTRAL TAXIS taxi, a professional, black taxi firm. When you land at Edinburgh Airport, call +44 (0) 131 229 2468 or book direct/download App at taxis-edinburgh.co.uk/.

    • 445 wheelchair accessible taxis,
    • 33% fleet are six seaters
    • Permitted to use Greenways, allowing a quicker (and cheaper) journey into the city centre
    • All drivers hold Public Hire taxi licences (includes police checks pass a topographical test)
    • All taxis have Chip ‘n’ Pin facilities to allow you to pay by credit or debit card (5% surcharge).


    Waverley Station is a very short walk from the hotel. We suggest you exit the station via an alternative exit instead of the main exit: simply follow the "Calton Road Way Out" signs in the station. The Calton Road Way Out is located just past the Left Luggage facility.  After exiting at Calton Road, cross over the road and walk up the footpath on the right hand side. Shortly after passing under the bridge, you will see the level 0 entrance to Apex Waterloo Place on your right. Press the buzzer for entry and take the elevator to Reception located on level 5.


    On street parking is available on Waterloo Place during Mon – Sat 8.30am – 6.30pm and priced at £2.00 per hour with a maximum stay of 4 hours (at other times parking is free).

    Further along on Regent Road (past St Andrews House) on street parking is available during Mon – Fri, 8.30am – 5.30pm and priced at £1.20 per hour with a maximum stay of 4 hours (at other times parking is free)

    Arriving guests can enjoy a 15% discount on parking at Q-Park OMNI on Greenside Row – just a five minute walk from the Apex Waterloo Place Hotel. Token validation should be made at the hotel reception prior to departure.

    Once you're here, Edinburgh is best enjoyed on foot and by public transport.

  • How to find us

    Apex Waterloo Place is ideally located in the heart of the city at the east end of Princes Street. The hotel is near the main business districts and all the attractions that Edinburgh city centre has to offer. The Apex Waterloo Place Hotel is within a few minutes walking distance of Waverley rail station and access to the Airport bus which runs every 10 minutes to the Airport with a journey time of 25 minutes. A host of attractions, including the Castle, the Scott Monument, Holyrood Palace and the main shopping districts are all close by.