Review: Checking into Waterloo Place, Edinburgh

What is it that really helps you to get a good night’s sleep? There are so many studies on this subject, but the studies all seem to say something different. What works for one person may not work for another, but the guys at Apex Hotels are pretty confident that they’ve found a winning formula. This October I travelled to Edinburgh with my boyfriend Scott to take part in Apex Hotel’s #HitSnooze campaign. It was my job to test out their formula for a great nights’ sleep, so we checked in to the stylish Apex Waterloo Place for a hotel lock-in of epic proportions. This post is also a giveaway, so be sure to leave a comment on this post to WIN a 1-night stay for 2 including breakfast at the Apex Hotel of your choice.

Our #HitSnooze HQ

After a full day of exploring Edinburgh, it was time to spend our first night in the city at Apex Waterloo Place. Earlier that day we checked into the hotel and got a first glimpse of our beautiful Duplex Suite. With a dining area, study, lounge area and top floor bedroom, it felt so much more homely than your average hotel room. The king size bed was luxurious, plush and dressed in the softest linen. I am so picky when it comes to hotel beds but this one ticked all my boxes. If I was going to get a good night’s sleep anywhere, it had to be here.

The Sleep Kit

Waiting for us in the room was a beautiful sleep kit with little extras to help get a good night’s sleep. This was a one-off kit they had put together just for me, which made me realise the level of attention that goes on at Apex Waterloo Place. The kit included some luxurious miniature toiletries an adjustable eye mask and some soothing chamomile tea (caffeine free and perfect to sip before bedtime). The kit also came with a list of top tips to a great night’s sleep by Lisa Artis at The Sleep Council. The surprise sleep kit was so thoughtful and it really added to the sleep-focused experience.


An Evening Spa Session 

On my first night in a new city I usually can’t wait to get out and hit a local restaurant and some bars. It felt strange to be staying in the hotel all night, but not having to get ready and decide where to go definitely helped me to relax. My evening began with a swim in the hotel pool, followed by a back, neck and shoulder hot stone massage at PURE Spa & Beauty.

Usually after a massage you need to pick yourself up and continue with your day, but having this treatment in the evening allowed me to stay in my hazy state of relaxation. Apex Waterloo Place is one of the few luxury hotels in Edinburgh that is home to a spa, complete with indoor pool, steam room, sauna and treatment rooms.

A Light Supper at Elliot’s

As it was a ‘lock-in’, we ordered from the fixed-price menu at Elliot’s (Apex Waterloo Place’s signature restaurant). I opted for Serrano wrapped Hake, which was light but incredibly tasty. The waiters were both friendly and professional and really set the bar in terms of service at Apex Waterloo Place.

Switching off Technology

I wanted to share my experience on social media, so I had been taking photos, tweeting and posting Instagram stories throughout the whole day. It’s part of my job, but I knew that being wired to my technology wouldn’t help when it came to drifting off to sleep. Scott and I followed the tips in my sleep kit and made a conscious decision to ‘switch off all technology 1 hour before bed’. With phones away and the TV off, we shared a bubble bath in the huge freestanding tub. It was bliss!

The Morning After  

I woke up at around 9am, which definitely felt like a bit of a lie-in for me. We snoozed until about 9.30am to make the most of the gorgeous king size bed. It felt lazy but so nice at the same time! We started our second day with a hearty Eggs Benedict breakfast and wonderfully friendly service at Elliot’s.

The Verdict

I slept through the whole night without any disturbance and definitely think the sleep I got was deep, quality sleep. I definitely think that the ‘lock-in’ ritual had contributing factors that helped me to sleep well, including the evening massage, the bubble bath, the technology cut-off and the king size bed. The whole experience at Apex Waterloo Place was an indulgent treat, but still included small changes that I can maintain at home.

The Giveaway

This blog post also marks the opening of my giveaway with Apex Hotels, which is available exclusively to my readers! I’m giving away a 1-night stay for 2 including breakfast at an Apex Hotel of your choice! (there are hotels in London, Bath, Edinburgh, Glasgow and Dundee!). To enter, all you need to do is leave a comment on this blog post answering this question;

Which Apex Hotel would you love to win a 1-night stay in and why?

To help you decide, you can browse the full hotel collection at 

Click here for full T&Cs

Thanks for reading and good luck! I can’t wait to read your answers. Jess x

Disclaimer: This post and giveaway has been created in collaboration with Apex Hotels. All images, words and opinions are my own.

Jessica Ruth Gibson is the Founder and Editor of Travelista and an award-winning travel content creator of 10 years. She lives in York, UK with her son and has travelled to over 50 countries; her favourites being Italy, Canada and Vietnam.


  • Thanks for sharing this amazing post.

  • Kristina Bates

    Got to be London, any excuse to go to the theatre and have a luxurious weekend

  • For me it would have to be Edinburgh, one of my favourite cities and holds so many happy memories for me.

  • Alexandra Harrison

    I’d love to win a stay in the hotel in Bath – I have wanted to visit there for so long! Love your blog too it’s so interesting! x

  • I would love to stay in the Bath hotel as the City is high up on my 2018 bucket list!

  • Steph Rhodes

    Waterloo Place or any with a spa so me and hubby can have some pamper time to ourselves after having a baby earlier this year!

  • Jess Jemmett

    I’d love to go to Edinburgh,
    And visit the medieval old,
    It’s my first Christmas without my dad,
    And it’s sure to make me smile not frown,

    I’d love to visit the vintage boutiques and buy a cosy Scottish knit,
    Or take a hike up to a beautiful vantage point, hopefully I’m not too unfit!

    An architecture fan and a gallery lover,
    I’d love to immerse myself in art for the day,
    Pop into cute coffee shops and tuck into a cake,
    Please pick me and my bae! ( cringe I used that word!)

  • Amanda Coffman

    I’d love to go to Bath as I’ve never been

  • Gabrielle Hughes

    Apex City of London location looks great! This post was wonderful- I had never heard of the Apex properties, so thank-you! Definitely putting these locations on “places to stay” when planning my 1-year anniversary trip!

  • Jessica Buck

    Edinburgh would be my 21st country! I’d love to visit the Apex where you stayed 🙂

  • Beth Johnsen

    I would love to stay at the Apex Hotel in Edinburgh. First of all, your pictures of it looked like luxury hotel heaven! But more importantly, I would love to take my mum. Despite living in Newcastle, and her driving me from Newcastle to Edinburgh Airport multiple times a year (hello cheaper flights), she has never actually visited Edinburgh. She is a star and deserves a little bit of luxury (who’s mum doesn’t).

  • I’d actually love to stay at this property – Apex Waterloo Place in Edinburgh! I’m from Los Angeles and I visit my friend in Edinburgh every year. This would be such a nice treat for us. Generous giveaway, thanks for sharing 🙂

  • Nikki Mathieson

    I might only be an hour away but I’d absolutely love to win a night in Edinburgh!
    I LOVE our capital city and it holds many fond memories for me.
    I love to travel far and wide but, every now and then, it’s good to appreciate what’s on your doorstep and you really don’t get much more special a city than Edinburgh! xx

  • Eliza Wilder

    Bath because I love the Thermae Bath spa – rooftop hot tub with a fantastic view.

  • The beautiful city of Bath would be my choice. I would love to explore the city in winter – what better excuse to try out all the cosy coffee shops and restaurants that I spotted the last time I was there, or maybe I could warm up after a day’s shopping and sightseeing, with a mulled wine at the Christmas market.

  • Glasgow. What a great city and Would love to take my wife there again.

  • It would be such a dream to stay in the Apex Hotel in London!! I’m an American in grad school in Switzerland soon visiting one of my best friends getting her law degree in London and it would be SO WONDERFUL to treat ourselves for a night! PS – love your content. Keep kicking ass.

  • It’s my boyfriends birthday in between Christmas and New Year, and his Birthday celebrations can easily get overshadowed by all the festivities. A nights stay in London would be perfect, a trip to the big city for some amazing food and cocktails would be great to mark the occasion!

  • Oooo definitely Bath. Haven’t been there in years and I can meet up with my friend who has just had a baby.

  • Brian J Surrey

    I’d go to Edinburgh as it’s a fab city and near me.

  • Lucy Inness

    I would love to take my husband for an evening of Apex indulgence in Bath! We will be there for a wedding around the same time as our one year anniversary and I can’t imagine a more fitting way to celebrate!

  • Sarah knowles

    I would love to take my boyfriend to Edinburgh to stay in the apex hotel there! He is from Germany and has never been to Scotland before!

  • Sofie McGrath

    It looks amazing! I love a duplex and I would definitely love a good nights sleep ! Xxx

  • Melissa Birbeck

    I’d love to say at the Apex in Edinburgh! Such a beautiful city and where I stayed for university for 4 years! I’d love to go back after many years away and experience the city as a tourist. Melissa x

  • Hi Jess! I’d go for Apex Glasgow! I have family up there so would be lovely to surprise them. I also went to uni there so would be great to go back and visit all my old haunts! 🙂

  • Nicola Taylor

    I’d love to stay in the Edinburgh Apex you stayed in! That pool, bath and breakfast all look lush! Perfect weekend getaway xxx

  • I would love to win a night in Glasgow to visit my younger brother at University! Love the blog!

  • Libby Noack

    I would love to stay in the Apex City of London Hotel to treat my husband for our Wedding Anniversary 🙂

  • alisa moore

    I’d love to stay in Edinburgh as we’ve never been

  • Lauren Weatherby

    Definitely would stay at The Glasgow Aprx Hotel.. explore (and eat our way through) a new city with the husband, our favourite thing to do! 🙂

  • Alison Clark

    I love saying in London and your review has made me want to stay in an Apex (not a hotel ive ever looked at before) I looked on the website and I’d love to stay in the Apex London wall hotel.

  • Saynab Ahmed

    Hi Jess,

    Excellent review, I always enjoy watching your trips on FB & Insta.

    I would love the opportunity if possible to check out Apex Edinburgh and be brave enough to do it alone ( a dream of mine)

    Looking forward to your next post.

    Stay fab xx

  • Amie edwards

    Apex Waterloo In Edinburgh for my husbands 30th birthday in December, you’ve made the hotel looks fabulous and would love to visit!x

  • Rebecca Skelhorn

    Looks like you had an amazing stay!

    I’d love to stay at the Apex hotel in Bath, as it’s a city I’ve never visited. Since moving back up north (yay to cheaper house prices) from London, I don’t get to see much of the south and would love to whisk my boyfriend away to celebrate our 5 year anniversary xxx

  • Sarah Grindall

    I would love to visit the Edinburgh hotel! It is such a beautiful city x

  • sarah parker

    Apex Waterloo Place sounds lovely and would be lovely to see Christmas London 🙂

  • I would love to stay at the Apex in Glasgow, I have never been there and I’m looking for an opportunity to go: visit the city, take some beautiful shots and enjoy the break 🙂
    thanks for the opportunity babe

  • I would love to go to London! It has been on my wishlist for more then 10 years, and yet I never make it there.. And I would love to take my mom to get her a well deserved good nights sleep!

  • Ismini Papadaki

    Would love to stay at Apex Hotel in Edinburgh as I lived in Oxford for six years but never made it up to Scotland. And now I’m back home in Greece.:)

  • Simone Jelley

    Looks amazing

  • I would love to stay at the Apex Hotel in London, as i have never been to England before. It would be a dream come true..

  • Hey Jess!

    How are you? Are you managing to get into the Christmas spirit?! Where will you be celebrating this year?! I hope you have a wonderful time wherever you are though, you deserve it.

    Anyway I would love to stay in bath because I went there in 2015 for my sister’s hen do – it would be amazing to do some sightseeing again.

    Thanks for this opportunity Jess you really are so kind babe.

    Fingers crossed I am lucky!!

    Hope you’re well today Jess. Xoxo

    Sunshine Sarahxo

    Twitter: @sunshinesarahxo)

  • LONDON to celebrate my engagement and because it would be the best surpise for him 🙂

  • London City Hotel would be my choice with plenty to see nearby.

  • Great post! I would love to stay at the one in Edinburgh, it looks beautiful and is just a hop, skip and a jump on a train from Newcastle!

  • Bath, because it’s the most beautiful city in UK!

  • Shauna Payne

    I am from the US and have never traveled overseas! I would love to stay in Bath. I follow your blog and so admire you for being able to travel the world. I hope to get to some of the places you write about one day. Thank uou’

  • Michael Connolly

    I’d like to go to Bath as I’ve never been and I’m lonely so I could totes put this on my Bumble profile and finally rack up some likes.

  • Blogger Off

    I’d love to stay with my boyfriend in the same hotel you did Jess as it looks fab! Plus we’ve always wanted to go to Edinburgh for a cosy weekend away 🙂 Fab blog post as always

  • I’d love to go to Edinburgh with my boyfriend. We are currently living long distance so if we’re lucky, we’ll see each other in January, if not then February and I can’t imagine a better Valentine’s gift than staying in one of those hotels! 🙂

  • My choice would have to be Edinburgh! Not just because your stay there looked amazing (that bath!), but because Edinburgh is one of my favourite cities, and I can never visit too often 🙂 x

  • David Wilson

    I’d choose Bath as I’ve never been there

  • Ruth Hunter

    Bath – I’d love to go to the thermae

  • I would love to win a night stay at the Bath venue, as Bath has been on my list for the longest time as a place I would love to visit. This would be the perfect introduction to the city.

  • Charlotte Jones

    After reading your post I’d have to go for the hotel in Edinburgh – it tooks amazing! 🙂

  • I’m doing some research that involves London history and the Law, so Temple Court in London is the one that grabs me. Watching an old Basil Rathbone Sherlock Holmes the other day got me thinking I’d like to see Doctor Johnson’s house too, which is close. I used to cycle round there at weekends, just blundering around, about twenty years back So…one dark and misty night in old London Town it’d be nice to revisit, and do some exploring……!

  • Katherine Lawson

    I’d really love to win a stay at the Bath Apex hotel … I visited Bath eons ago as a backpacker from Canada and fell in love with it, but haven’t been back since. I now live in London and have been thinking about going back to Bath to jog some good memories!

  • Apex Temple Court London please, love the thought of courtyard dining, especially if it’s crisp and sunny when we stay!

  • Felicity Kelly

    I would love to stay at Apex Temple Court in London as its beautiful and there is always something to do in London

  • APEX TEMPLE COURT HOTEL looks lovely

  • Terri Mathewson

    I would love to win a night at the Apex Waterloo Place in Edinburgh after seeing your blog post. It looks lovely and in an ideal location to explore the city. I spa looks great and would be a perfect place to relax, as a mum of two boys (1 and 3 years) I am defiantly in need to this!

  • This is such a lovely post, Jess! You photos and the way you wrote this really convey a relaxed and luxurious stay. The facilities look great!

    I would love to stay at the Apex Hotel in Bath because it’s brand new and Bath is such a lovely place to visit. I’d love to go there to experience the Christmas markets! Thank you for sharing 🙂

    Angharad X

  • Glasgow! I live mid way between Edinburgh and Glasgow but although I spend a lot of time in Edinburgh I rarely make it to Glasgow. There is a lot there that I’ve never explored 😀

  • Iva Petrovic

    City of London to celebrate my birthday in January!

  • I would love to stay at their London hotel and take my fiancé as a birthday treat for him. It’s been ages since we’ve been to London and we’ve always wanted to go around Christmas to experience the winter wonderland and ice skate near the museum! It would make a wonderful birthday gift. Your stay looks fab, especially the spa!

  • I’d love a wee break in the Glasgow Apex – with a young baby and 4 year old, I definitely could do with a night to myself for me and hubby. I love the vibe in Glasgow with its architecture and culture and it would be great to let my hair down for a night!

  • I would love to go to the Apex Temple Court Hotel in London. The bedrooms are bright and beautiful, the courtyard is ideal to take a breather and then there’s that green elephant! The situation is ideal for exploring and for meeting up with family and friends.

  • Sammy Fairman

    I’d love to go to the Apex hotel in London. It’s one of my favourite cities and somewhere that is close to my heart as my dad comes from there so always feel like I’m at home there.

  • Edinburgh, it’s a family hotel as we have two little people. Have never been and it always looks stunning on the photographs.

  • London please, I live in London but in a small flat and as a Londoner you never actually do all the tourist attractions as you see them every day so this would be nice to actually experience London as a tourist does and take the time out to enjoy it a bit more

  • Kate Z Spooner

    I’d love to stay at Apex in Bath as it’s such a beautiful city and there’s so much to do there.

  • I would love to stay at the Apex Bath. The city is amazing and a joy to visit regardless of weather or season.

  • Yolanda Davis

    i’d choose the Apex London Wall Hotel as I would love to go and see a show whilst there.

  • we would love to go to the Apex Hotel Bath

  • Angela Thompson

    I love Edinburgh so would be thrilled to spend a night at the Apex Waterloo Place. Your review of it sounds wonderful.

  • I would love to stay in the London Wall hotel. I would take my mother and enjoy afternoon tea before catching a show.

  • Jackie Talbot

    I would love to go to the Apex Hotel Bath

  • I’d love to visit Bath again. We’ve only been the once for a day visit & that was during the busy school holidays. Love to experience it at a quieter time of year

  • Edinburgh. I love a romantic night out with my partner. Especially at Christmas time when the markets are on.

  • I’d love to stay at the Apex City of London. I’d love to visit The Tower of London and pick up a sightseeing cruise with my hubby along the Thames.

  • I am planning a budget trip to London this year. I am nervous about staying in a hostel. But that is what i need to do to keep the budget! This post have encouraged me to try it, all the arrangements looks cool like food, tourism places and the décor.

  • Your stay in Edinburgh looks the !! Loved the review!

    They all look so fabulous! But I’d have to pick Bath … It’s been on the hit list for a while, city looks beautiful & the Hotel would be a total treat for my hubby & I . We’re happily enjoying the simple things in life & new experiences … working our way around the UK as saving for a so no big trips abroad for a while! Fingers crossed Xxx

  • I’d love to go to bath as it’s been on my travel list for a while!

  • As much as I absolutely love Edinburgh (one of my fave UK cities so far), I’d have to pick to stay in the Apex Bath hotel! Bath has been on my travel wishlist for soooo long but hotels are always so pricey! Sounds like you had a great trip Jess! 🙂

  • Bath as it’s the closes one to me and it is perfect in every way

  • Debi Gillard

    I would love to win a night in London with my hubby. We could have afternoon tea, take in show in the West End and then no worrying about rushing back for the train and hoping it hasn’t been cancelled (again!)

  • I think that I would visit the Edingbrugh or London one and id take my gorgeous fiance. We have both been to Edingbrugh and London seperatly and keep saying we will have a trip to these places together, due to us both having busy teacher lifestyles, often with different holidays time away together is rare at the moment. Something with the oppurtunity for lots of relaxation and quality time together would be perfect. I think the key to a good night sleep is to de stress beforehand and nice cup of herbal tea before bed.

  • Caitlin Donegan


  • Rebecca Griffiths

    I would love to stay in the London Hotel, so that I could take my mum and visit her famil

  • I would LOVE to stay at the Apex Hotel in Edinburgh. I’m in love with all things Scotland and it would be the perfect first trip to Scotland staying at Apex. I’ve been a highland dancer for 12 years, which was the beginning of falling in love with Scottish history and heritage.

  • I would love to win a night in the London Apex hotel as myself and my boyfriend have never been to London, we say every year we’re going to go but due to the expense we just can’t afford it. It would really make our Christmas to win this night away and spend some quality time together. Amazing post too x

  • This looks gorgeous – those eggs!!

    I’d love to visit the Glasgow hotel because I’ve been to Edinburgh so many times and people keep telling me I’d love Glasgow but not got round to it. I had a lot of messages after my Edinburgh blog asking if I’d been to Glasgow! So feel like I really have to get on with booking it to see what it has to offer!


  • Katherine McDonald

    Edinburgh – my favourite UK city!

  • I’d pick Edinburgh! A wonderful city that I sometimes work in but never get to enjoy. It looked amazing, I’d love to have a nice relaxing night like yours (child free of course) xxx

  • Jenn Gillies

    I would love to stay at the City of London hotel. It is so conveniently located to the things my husband and I would love to explore.

  • sheffieldcbt

    Great blog and fab pictures. I would love to stay at the Bath hotel. I would take the time to explore the beautiful city and surrounding area. A perfect nights sleep in those lovely rooms would be a fantastic treat

  • Lovely article. I would love to stay at Edinburgh Waterloo Place. Stayed there once with my husband (pre child!) and we both loved it. I would love to surprise him with a return visit. Beautiful hotel, beautiful city!

  • Bath – it’s where I met my wonderful wife many years ago!

  • APEX TEMPLE COURT HOTEL looks lovely 🙂

  • Adrian Trevelyan

    Waverley, Edinburgh – From the hotel is a lovely walk into the city centre. And the staff at the hotel are very knowledgeable, with nothing being too much trouble.

  • Apex Temple London – very intrigued by the elephant

  • Charlotte Mason

    This was such a good read, I’d love to stay at Grassmarket as that’s where we stay when we visit on our wedding anniversary.

  • laura avery

    Any of the London ones..Maybe London city one. So close to the tower of London perfect for sight seeing. You look like you had an amazing time, so relaxing! Delightful Fresh looking blog btw xx

  • sarah brokenshire

    thanks for the chance – amazing giveaway x

  • I’ve never visited Bath and it is on my list of places to go, so that would be my choice.

  • Farhana Chowdhury

    Apex Temple Court London would be ideal for the London weekend break we have been planning

  • Jennifer Ball

    Edinburgh, it’s my absolute favourite city in the whole world 🙂

  • Victoria Hall

    I’d like to go to London, I grew up near London but haven’t been back for years I’d like to go back and do all the tourist sites.

  • Sarah Pybus

    The Apex Haymarket in Edinburgh 🙂 Drop the kids off en route with Grandma and have a great quality night with my husband.

  • Holly Beacher

    I’d love to take my husband on a night away in Bath as it’s his 30th birthday soon. As we’ve just moved house we don’t have any major plans so it would be lovely to have something to look forward to!

  • Helen Swales

    I’d love to win a night at the Apex Grassmarket Hotel; with views of the castle to entice me there, pandas at the Zoo and cocktails at The Dome, what’s not to love.

  • Glasgow would be my choice

  • I would love to go to the Hotel in Bath! to Celebrate my Mrs and I’s 7 year anniversary in February

  • Amanda Johnson

    I would love to stay in the Apex in Bath as it is where my husband and I got engaged and as it is our 10 year anniversary this year it would be a perfect way to celebrate.

  • I would love to stay in London, not to far to travel and a lovely break

  • Jacqueline Roberts

    i’d love to stay in the London hotel, I get very tired visiting London and often flake on the journey home. It would be amazing to relax and not worry about travelling back

  • I’d love to stay at the one in London!

  • Cindy Gillespie

    I would love to stay at the Apex Hotel at Glasgow. Your blog and photos looked so good I checked out their website and it looks amazing. It is surrounded by all the best bars and restaurants and the views from the rooms over the city are spectacular. Fingers crossed xx and thanks for a brilliant blog x

  • donna l jones

    I’d love to win a Stay at Apex City Of London Hotel would be a lovely treat

  • Emma Ellams

    I would love to stay in Edinburgh with my husband. We’ve never been and have wanted to go for a long time!

  • joanne martin

    I would love to stay in London as love going to see all the beautiful places with my husband

  • Edinburgh – love the architecture (and the shopping!)

  • Bath – I lived in that area, but haven’t been for five years.

  • Fiona Foskett

    London Please – because this would ideal for my daughter and I to go see our favourite football team play and also my daughter is going to audition for a couple of drama schools up there, so this will be ideal where we will have to stay up overnight x

  • London Wall Hotel would be my choice! perfect for doing my christmas shopping too!

  • Teresa Barnard

    London so I could browse around Borough Market and eat lunch by the river

  • Carole Paton

    Edinburgh for me please. I love the Old Town with all it’s nooks and crannies and the history oozing from every pore!

  • I would love to go to Temple Court in London as I walk past it regularly and it looks amazing. I could go to the theatre with my friend and be able to walk to work the next morning from the hotel!

  • Lorraine Anderson

    I would love to stay in a Edinburgh apex to enable me to visit the Christmas market and have the superb Christmas champagne afternoon tea at the greatly rated Caledonian Hotel.

  • Michelle Ptak

    I would love to stay at Apex Temple Court, London in the heart of the thriving city with so much to see and do. Fabulous location with stunning views and the rooms look so stylish and comfortable. An added bonus is that I would be able to visit my son who works in the City. Thank you so much x

  • We’d love to stay in London! Fab giveaway!

  • Helen Robertson

    I would have to choose Bath, although I only live 20 mins away we never go and fully appreciate the beauty of the city!! Fingers crossed!! 🙂

  • Rachel Bonness

    I’d love to go to the Apex London Wall Hotel! Right next to the theatres so perfect 🙂


    I would love to go to the Temple Court, London, because believe it or not I have never been to London! and this hotel looks very nice, would love to stay there 🙂

  • Id choose the Apex Temple Court Hotel in London as I have tickets for Book of Mormon in the west end so would love to combine the 2

  • I would go to Edinburgh – both of my children are at University there

  • Dorothy McDowell

    I would love to go to the Apex hotel in Bath as Ive never been there and have heard its a lovely place to visit

  • I would love to stay in Bath. Its the most beautiful city. Anytime I go I find something new to fall in love with. It’s been too long since I visited there. It makes me feel so calm and relaxed and has been a blessing in the past when I’ve needed to de stress.

  • Luisa Lauren

    I’d love to win a one nights stay in the London Wall Hotel. I’m going to be visiting London quite a few times next year as I’ve entered a few half marathons in and around the capital and have had to book budget hotels but to have one night of luxury after one of my races would be a real treat, I’d love to have dinner, sip some celebratory bubbles and rest my weary legs whilst looking at the breathtaking views of the London skyline from the hotel.

  • Kim Roberts

    I’d love to stay in the Apex Temple Court Hotel in London for a theatre break, there are so many musicals I want to see!

  • Edinburgh Waterloo Place: spa & urban fix #perfect

  • Charlotte Ford

    I’d absolutely love the chance to stay in the Apex Glasgow hotel! I moved up to Newcastle for Uni 3 years ago but still haven’t really had the opportunity to explore Scotland. Glasgow has such a good reputation as an up and coming city with plenty of culture and shopping to explore! ✨

  • suzanna valentine

    I’d love to win a Stay at Apex City Of London Hotel. I love London. An amazing city and this hotel is very near the Tower of London and right in the heart of the city.

  • I would love to stay in Bath as I have never visited the ancient Spa city and I would love to go exploring all those ancient places and baths knowing I would have a night of comfort ahead of me.

  • Beth Wright

    That looks AMAZING! I’d so love to be lucky enough to win this giveaway and explore the city for the first time – I’d treat my hardworking boyfriend to a well-deserved rest for his birthday <3 thanks for sharing Jess xox

  • nikita jones

    I’d love to stay in one of the York hotels as it’s a beautiful place which I’d like to explore.

    • Hi Nikita. Apex Hotels doesn’t have a hotel in York. Check the link and maybe re enter with a new comment:)

  • I would love to win a stay in the hotel Apex City of London – but all of their hotels look great!!

  • I’d love to visit BATH I’ve always wanted to go to the thermal spas there, would be an amazing experience! 🙂

  • Apex Edinburgh! I also stayed at Cape View Clifton based on your blog and absolutely loved it! Could only imagine how lovely the Edinburgh stay would be 🙂 going there for the first time in May.

  • Saffy Jones

    I’m going to go rogue with Dundee. Would love to see more of Britain! Plus Scottish accents

  • London, there is still so much of London I need to explore

  • I would have to choose Edinburgh as I have never been to Scotland other than for a mad dash wedding! Great review of the hotel as always with your blog posts 🙂

  • Temple Court Hotel in London – just around the corner from where my partner is working so could surprise him – we don’t live in the same city so all time together is precious.

  • leanne weir

    I’d choose London

  • Wendy mclaughlin

    I’d love to take my husband to the London one for some relaxation and recharge our batteries from two lovely twins ❤️

  • Reading your blog post had me daydreaming (only for 5 minutes!) about life pre-baby. Sleep ins, uninterrupted sleep, a HOT cup of tea, and some much needed R&R and one to own time with my husband. Don’t get me wrong, I love love my 9 month old to the moon and back, but a night away is good for the soul, for the mind… and for the love hormone 🙂
    I’m also pregnant with my second (eek!) and so this post just sounds like heaven in a nutshell to me and I’d love the opportunity to visit the Alex Hotel in Bath for a date night in massive comfort and luxury.
    Here’s hoping..!

  • I’d choose London, would love a weekend away there

  • Claire Hamlet

    It would definitely have to be Edinburgh as I have never been to Scotland. I could visit my 89year old Nan in Newcastle on the way up 🙂

  • Karen Weedon

    I’d like to stay at the Apex City of Bath Hotel – Bath is a beautiful city and a hotel stay would be really handy when we go to watch the rugby

  • I would love a stay in the Edinburgh hotel

  • Philippa Turner

    The Apex in Bath would be great.

  • Bath, I’ve never been and the pictures look lovely.

  • Naomi Howells

    I’d love to stay in Bath as it’s such a great city.

  • purpleshoes

    London as I love the city

  • Cherry Edwards

    I would choose Bath, it’s a hard choice because all the locations are fantastically rich and varied as far as travelling and sightseeing go.

    Bath is the nearest to my home town but I can never get enough of it and I’ve only seen a little of it.

    The rich variety of art, architecture, museums, eateries, markets and shopping could keep me occupied for years.

    The history is engrossing and when you have had enough walking, talking and looking there is always the roof top spa to go and enjoy and get an altogether different view of the city.

    A night in a Bath is always a treat for me.

  • London, we’re going for our wedding anniversary next year to see Harry Potter & the Cursed Child, can’t wait!!

  • London as we come often to visit our friends and to get dipped into the urban life!:)

  • Sarah Mackay

    Would love to stay in Glasgow

  • Kerry Kilmister

    I would love to stay at the Apex City of Bath hotel with my husband. We have 3 children, including an autistic teenager. Life is very hectic, so it would be amazing to have a night away

  • laura milton

    I would love to stay in the Edinburgh Hotel – especially at Christmas time <3 would be a great

  • I’ve always wanted to stay at Waterloo Place in Edinburgh and take advantage of the pool, it looks lovely!

  • Keshia Esgate

    Would love to go to Bath with hubby, we love the Fudge Kitchen shop there

  • I would love to stay in the historical city of Bath

  • I’d love to stay for a night in Bath. Too much to see and do in a day so it would be lovely to have a good night’s sleep before carrying on the next day

  • Laura Nesbitt

    I’d love to stay in Bath. I used to visit the area regularly when I lived in the Westcountry, but have not been back for years. It would be amazing to go and do all the touristy things I took for granted when it was on my doorstep. The Roman Baths, everything Jane Austin, a row on the river, maybe even a round of golf overlooking Victoria Park!

  • What a great competition! I’d love to take my boyfriend for a night in Edinburgh. He’s never been further North of Northumberland (say what?!) and I’d love to take him to Scotland. I’m 1/4 Scottish so this is an outrage that I have entertained for far too long.

  • stephen wilshaw

    APEX TEMPLE COURT HOTEL as we will be able to visit relatives near there.

  • First of all lady – your pictures in this post are AMAZING (you look so radiant and beautiful!), secondly what an incredible giveaway! The hotel looks stunning, I think I’d have to go for Glasgow as I’ve never been but always wanted to, although I do love a good overnight stay in London (Edinburgh and Bath are also two favourites of mine, haha too many good choices!).

    Hayley xo

  • Jackie Howell

    City of London hotel, so central and in fabulous location

  • Apex City of Bath Hotel- I’ve never been to Bath and would love to visit!

  • Bath would be a dream stay for us as we both love architecture and we have never seen Bath – its so historic and quaint! we like small towns and explore them on foot so this would be a perfect opportunity for us to learn about the city and see all its beauty

  • Toni Arnott

    The city of london hotel

  • dave johnston

    Would love to stay in the London Wall hotel..My daughter lives near by so would be great to catch up !

  • London – So much to see and do – especially with the Christmas Lights

  • Bath, cos I need one badly

  • Elisabeth Baxter

    I would love to stay at the Apex Hotel in Bath. Fabulous building in the heart of this regency town. A real taste of luxury with everything close at hand!

  • Linda Watson

    Dundee for me, my son is a student there and I miss him soooo much…a wee quick visit to see him would be fantastic….

  • I’d love to stay in Bath! I have never been and have wanted to visit for years so would love the opportunity!

  • It would have to be glasgow as my boyfriend has never been before and i would love to show him around an amazing city.

  • Emily Aston


  • Lorraine Tinsley

    I would love to stay at the Apex Temple Court Hotel, it looks amazing and it’s just off Fleet Street, I know nothing about the area apart from it being on the Monopoly board! I rarely get into London anymore since the kids were born so I would love to visit again now they are older

  • julie booth

    I would love a stay in the Apex Temple Court London as both my children live and work in London and going up for the day takes too much time and is too stressful. I would love to make a weekend of it so that as well as meeting my children for dinner (in the wonderful hotel restaurant) we could spend some quality time together visiting the Tate Modern, the British Museum, and as my daughter is a member of the Royal Academy we could see an exhibition there too. Obviously with an extra day, we could fit in some girly shopping whilst the lads do the bookshops

  • Sarah Morris

    I would choose Apex London Wall, it would be close enough to all the sights but also if it were at the weekend, it would be nice and quiet so I could wander around the financial district when its all ‘shut for business’ and the feel is totally different to a week day.

  • Laura Wallace

    Bath, definitely Bath!

  • I would love to stop at the Bath hotel as I have never been there and it looks wonderful

  • I’d love to stay in Bath!

  • Edinburgh as I’ve always wanted to celebrate my birthday there (New Years eve!)

  • APEX TEMPLE COURT HOTEL – I remember walking past this hotel on a trip to London years ago and thinking I would like to stay there one day!

  • sian hallewell

    It would have to be London, so much to see and do there.

  • Steph Ralph

    The Apex in Bath so my fiance and I can experience the beauty of Bath <3

  • I’d love to stay in the APEX CITY OF LONDON HOTEL !! I love London, me and my husband have so many special memories there it would be a real treat!

  • Anne-Marie Lee-Cann

    I’d love to go to Bath, so much history, a beautiful city combined with a spa break, my perfect combination!

  • Glasgow please, I have heard that it is amazing and with the Christmas Market soon to be in full swing I could combine a Panto trip and some Christmas shopping 🙂

  • Amanda Lewis

    Bath, so that my inner Jane Austen gets to see the light of day.

  • This looks like the DREAMIEST hotel stay ever, how relaxing. I would love to stay in the Bath Apex Hotel as I would take my cousin with me. She is currently studying at Bath Spa and deserves a peaceful night away from her final year stress! xx

  • Vanessa Cox

    I’d love to go to the London one so I can meet my cousin at the Eurostar arrival and spend a nice weekend in London with her!

  • London – The hotel would act as a great base to explore what our great capital city can offer!!

  • Vaughan Dee

    I would love to go to Apex Bath as this is a new hotel, it is a beautiful place and i’d love to treat my partner for a night away here.

  • Janice Williams

    Bath for me because I’ve always wanted to visit the Roman Baths

  • I’d choose the Bath hotel as it’s somewhere I’ve never really visited and would love to do so. In particular I’d love to visit the Roman baths and sample a nice night out there

  • Michelle Bamber

    I would love to stay in Bath as bathing in the natural thermal waters at Thermae Bath Spa is on my to do Bucket list

  • London because I would like to see a West End show.

  • Jessica Milestone

    I would LOVE to stay in the Apex Waterloo Place! Edinburgh is our favourite city to visit and we try to organise a trip at least once a year! We’ve never stayed in an Apex hotel and they look absolutely fantastic.

  • I’d like to stay at the Edinburgh hotel as I’ve got friends who live there.

  • I would love to stay in Bath

  • Oh my goodness, this sounds like the absolute dream! Swim, massage, dinner, bubble bath, bed… why can’t every day be like that?! I’d love to win a night at the Apex in Dundee. I’ve never been and not really heard much about the city which I think can be the best start to a weekend of exploring! xxx
    Lucy @ La Lingua | Life, Travel, Italy

  • Bath!

  • Glasgow – I live just outside the city and work in the city everyday but would love to see it from a different viewpoint. I would love to visit my city and see it as a tourist

  • Rupert Summerton

    I’d love to stay in London

  • I’d love to stay at the Apex Waterloo place x

  • Bath – as I’ve never been but would love to go

  • David Reeves

    Apex Temple Hall. Lived in London until I was 18 and know some areas well – but still lots to explore as a tourist!

  • Vicky Spencer

    I would love to win a night at The Apex in London because I love to visit London and don’t get to go as much as I’d like

  • I would love to celebrate our Anniversary at the Apex Temple Court London

  • Tania Atfield

    I would love to go to the Bath hotel as I haven’t visited the city in years and it would be lovely to reminisce

  • Kendelle Cooke

    I would want to stay at the apex Waterloo place in Edinburgh. Me and my bf went to Edinburgh when we first met and we would love to go back.

  • Lynsay Mckinlay

    Apex bath because it’s such a beautiful place

  • diana jones

    Bath, great city, great hotel

  • I would choose the Apex Temple Court Hotel in central London. It is so near to St. Paul’s Cathedral where my grandparents took me 70 years ago – love to revisit and think of them

  • Caroline Pritchard

    I would choose Bath as I would love to visit again after a good decade.

  • I’d go for Bath – it’s been on my list of places to visit for a while now!

  • Lisa Buckley

    I’d love to stay in the Apex Hotel in Bath, as I’ve never been to the city before and would love to explore the heritage and the baths!

  • Rosalind Sargent

    its my 30th wedding Anniversary next year so a night away at a apex Hotel sounds perfect, We have never been to Bath so I would love to see this beautiful part of the uk

  • Edinburgh. Looks lovely. Always enjoy a weekend break in Edinburgh, a chance to see the pandas.

  • Phil Darling

    It would have to be the Apex Bath Hotel – my wife is always telling me I need to go to Bath

  • rebecca foster

    I’d choose the Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel on Grassmarket so we could visit the hidden underground streets frozen in time since the 17th Century at the Real Mary King’s attraction.


    Bath as that was where we spent our honeymoon over 40 years ago have only been back once so would be good to see how it has changef

  • Vakhida Baldwin

    Apex City of Bath Hotel, I never visited Bath, would be fantastic to have a weekend break there to explore this beautiful city..

  • joanne torrance

    Would love to go to the London one as havent been to London for years and would love to go and do some sightseeing

  • I’d love to stay in the Edinburgh Apex Hotel as I’ve always wanted to visit that city.

  • I would love to stay at Temple Court – I could go there after work nearby and not have to deal with the commute for a couple of days- bliss!

  • Amanda Ball

    Bath, a beautiful hotel in a beautiful city…

  • ive never been to bath so id love to visit, id love to walk around the town and visiti all the shops!

  • Samantha Lea

    Apex London would be an amazing base for shopping and West end shows, the perfect place to unwind after a hectic day

  • David Nicolson

    I’d love the stay in Glasgow Apex Hotel. Glasgow is amazing and I always have fun when I say there.

  • Id definitely consider staying at the Edinburgh Apex after reading your post, it sounds so lovely and relaxing But for me I’d love to try the Apex Bath as it’s on on my uk list of ‘to do’s’, the city looks so beautiful it’d be great to explore and photograph!

  • The Apex City of London has a great gym and keeps winning awards! I need this kind of luxury combined with the opportunity to exercise before dinner 🙂

  • I would choose Bath. I live in the South West and love Bath.

  • mari sutherland

    I would love to win a stay in bath. Haven’t been there for years and would love to visit with my husband.

  • sandra henderson

    I would love to win a night in the Apex Edinburgh, as it has excellent facilities and looks amazing…you really wouldn’t have to leave the hotel as it looks so comfortable and accommodating plus having a spa is the icing on the cake for me!also because Edinburgh is such a fantastic city to visit,so much to see and do it makes a great getaway-relaxing or energetic!

  • FionaLynne Edwards

    I’d love to go to the Apex City in London – there’s so much I want to do in London!

  • Haley Redshaw

    Edinburgh never been before but would love a visit.

  • I’d love to visit London.

  • I’d love to go to the Apex hotel in Bath as it’s close to Longleat and my sister and nephew who are in Bristol

  • Janette Crolla

    I would love to win a night in the Apex Edinburgh, as it has excellent facilities and an amazing atmosphere. A great surprise for my Husband

  • Evelyn Johnston

    I love the swimming pools and spas in the Apex hotel. I love going and exploring Dundee and the Apex there has a great waterfront view.

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  • stuart hargreaves

    Edinburgh – visited when I was at school want to go back

  • Apex City of London would be brilliant as not too far for 1 night from us in Suffolk but still lots to do nearby!

  • Bath for my parents who went there for their wedding anniversary some years ago and still talk about it. They have been loyal to all the family and helped us all on countless occasions.


    I would love to take my sister to Edinburgh and stay in the Apex Waterloo Place. We would enjoy a morning shopping, an afternoon enjoying the spa facilities the Waterloo Place, followed by dinner in Elliot’s restaurant and a luxurious nights sleep in the sumptuous beds. I can always dream about it!

  • Barbara Knight

    I would choose a London hotel because it would enable us to have a weekend break instead of trying to do everything on one day.

  • Margaret Johnson

    Apex Temple Court Hotel in London to see a show

  • maureen findley

    the apex in bath because its such a beautiful place

  • David Paterson

    APEX WATERLOO PLACE HOTEL to see the sights, do some shopping and enjoy the nightlife

  • Vicky Leigh

    Bath – I’ve never been and would love to explore its architecture and history (and pretend I’m in a Jane Austen novel!)

  • Joshua White

    For me it’s got to be the Bath hotel. I’d love to spend the day exploring everything that Bay has to offer then top it off with a relaxing evening at the hotel with a meal.

  • Miss Rose Higgins

    I would definitely pick Bath. Visit a spa, shopping and exploring with my partner would be fantastic (he has never been to bath) Fingers Crossed 🙂

  • Mandy quarry

    We would love to stay at london because we have shared many happy stays there

  • Jacqui Graham

    I would love to stay in Bath for its beautiful architecture, iconic sights and fascinating history and the change of scenery

  • Angelina Sewell

    I’d choose City of London so that I could visit the Tower of London in the day time and have somewhere to relax in the evening

  • I’d go with the Apex Temple Court in London. Would love to go see the book of mormon and have a nice hotel to stay in afterwards 🙂

  • I would pick Glasgow then I could take my daughter on our annual girlie weekend of theatre and shopping

  • I would love to stay in the Apex Bath Hotel 🙂 I have never visited Bath and would love to go for a weekend away <3

  • I’d love to win a stay at the Apex Temple Court Hotel, London. It looks lovely and the Chambers Restaurant menu is making me hungry. I also used to work around there and it’s such a lovely location to have as a base to explore London.

  • Angela Walker

    WATERLOO PLACE, EDINBURGH as I would love to visit Scotland for the first time and stay in style.

  • Would love to visit the one in Bath, one place I still haven’t visited and really want to go

  • Mark Cameron

    Edinburgh, such a fantastic city

  • Lynsey Shovlin

    I live just outside of Edinburgh so I’d love to not have to get the last train home. I’d stay in Apex Waterloo to enjoy the spa during the day, enjoy a nap in their plush beds then head out for the night with some cocktails at the top of Leith Walk then Mexican in The Basement on Broughton Street!

  • Kathryn Hill

    I would love to win a stay at the Temple Court Hotel in London please. It looks fabulous and I’d treat my hubby to a trip to the theatre at the same time.

  • I’d stay in Bath because it’s such a beautiful city and nowhere near as mental as The Big Smoke

  • Keith embleton

    Apex city of London, would be great to visit our daughter and have a night of luxery to boot.

  • Chris Michael

    I would like to stay at the Bath one

  • Jessica Courtney

    I would love to stay in the Apex Bath Hotel. I love the city and would take my Mum along so we could go and explore again (and take full advantage of the hotel’s facilities!). xx

  • fab post! I would choose Apex city of London, so I can shop then get a massage after

  • I’d love to stay at the Apex London Wall Hotel so I could go & visit my lovely friend Louise who lives in London. I can’t stay at her flat as I’m disabled so I always have to stay in a hotel &, as this one is close to all the theatres it would be perfect as we both love the theatre

  • I would choose the Apex Temple Court Hotel in London because of its fantastic location. I haven’t been to the Capital for quite a while but I always feel uplifted when I go. I would feel even more uplifted waking up in the Apex hotel

  • I would love to visit Apex Waterloo Place in Edinburgh. I was born there and it’s been too long since i’ve been there

  • Claire Simpson

    Waterloo Place, Edinburgh looks lovely x

  • I would like to go to the London hotel as it looks like an elegant place to stay the night.

  • claire mullinder

    I’d love ❤️ The Apex Waterloo as Edinburgh is our happy place, we visit twice a year and discover something new every time we go, our daughter has grown up exploring Edinburgh and we’ve experienced aged appropriate experiences, she’s 15 now and it’s all about luxury, spa and shopping but we always squeeze in a museum or two.
    We are yet to find our perfect hotel that we want to return to again and again I would love to stay here as it’s location is perfect, it’s modern and chic and I think it’s got everything we’ve ever wanted in a Edinburgh hotel. My friend stayed recently and said it’s the best hotel breakfast they’ve ever had #loveeggsbenedict

  • Suzanne Jackson

    Bath – it’s such a beautiful, historic city.

  • Kendra florence

    I would love to stay at the Apex in Edinburgh as its a place I have never been and I would love to take my husband to see the sighs

  • Bath is my favourite city in the UK and I haven’t visited in about 10 years. I would absolutely love to win an overnight stay at this hotel. I haven’t been since I had children so a romantic getaway would be a real treat.

  • I would love to stay in the Apex Hotel in Bath

  • It would be London for me! I used to live in London – moved to Bristol in 2009, but still love going back to the capital to visit! My husband doesn’t know London that well, and I love taking him back there to show him all my old haunts!

  • I would go for Bath, love the city and think its a magical place,

  • Claire Harrington

    Great prize
    I would love to visit Bath, and their Apex hotel looks lovely.

  • Joseph Sykes

    What an interesting post! And such an exciting prize. Bath is one UNESCO World Heritage site I still have to discover so it would have to be that hotel which I would choose!

  • Claire Glace

    APEX TEMPLE COURT HOTEL, would be wonderful, for an incredible date night with my husband, and we could visit his family nearby all at the same time, beautiful hotel many thanks…..

  • What a fantastic post! It looks like an incredible place to rest. If I were to win, I’d love to stay at the Apex Hotel in Dundee. I’m an outdoorsy soul, so I would plan a few days of hiking and wild camping beforehand, then have a night in the Apex in Dundee as a reward. (Treating myself to a bit of spa time too for those aches muscles!)

  • I’d love to stay at the Apex Waterloo Place in Edinburgh. Despite living in Glasgow, I’ve never actually explored Edinburgh (just climbed up Arthur’s Seat). So a stay at the Apex would be a great base (and excuse) for my boyfriend and I to be tourists for a day and fully immerse ourselves in what the city has to offer.

  • Zoe Goodwin

    I’d either go back to the grass market as we had an amazing time or go to bath as the newest addition looks lovely

  • This hotel sounds amazing and looked amazing in your instastories. My partner & I have been travelling Asia for 9 months in VERY budget places but are returning to England in a couple of weeks. When we’re back we plan on travelling around the UK more so it would be a great start to stay in such a luxury place. London, Bath & Edinburgh are all on the list so it’s hard to choose aha!

  • I’d choose the Apex Temple Court Hotel in London because it is so central and its Chambers restaurant looks very good.

  • Looks liike a lovely hotel! I would love to stay in the Apex Hotel in Bath, I’ve never been before and would love to explore the city!

  • Temple Court, as it is in the middle of a range of museums.

  • Victoria Dovaston

    I’d love to stay at the Apex Hotel in Edinburgh so that I can show my boyfriend one of my favourite cities! X

  • I’d love to spend a night in the Apex in Bath with my boyfriend! I went to uni in that beautiful spa town and always love going back but rarely get a chance. It would be wonderful if I could show my boyfriend how magical Bath is during Christmas time, just in time for our anniversary.

  • I would love to win a night at Apex Waterloo Place in Edinburgh! My boyfriend and I met in Edinburgh and it’s become the special city of where we fell in love. We have been doing international long distance for a year and a half, and it would be incredible reconnect on one of our visits in the city that we love and that brought us together.

  • I’d choose Bath, it’s a place that I have always wanted to visit but have never had a chance yet so winning this would be a dream come true!

  • Would love to stay at the Apex City of London hotel and treat my new girlfriend to a weekend away.

  • Natalie Hanson

    Edinburgh or Bath, they’re two places on the list of places I’d LOVE to visit in the UK. Bath’s architecture and aesthetic completely captures my heart and then there is so many things and places I’d love it visit in Edinburgh, like museums and the castle. These hotels also look beautiful. x

  • Fennie Gibbs

    Hi Jess,

    Love this post and your beautiful photos! I would love to win a night’s stay in the London Apex Hotel as it is coming up for me and boyfriend’s anniversary in December and I would love to treat him to a well deserved night away. We’ve never been to London together and I love visiting this city – especially as it’s coming up to Christmas time!

    Thank you,
    Fennie ☺️ x

  • The stay looked so great and the food looked unreal. I’d love to stay in the Dundee hotel as I haven’t actually been to Scotland and would really love to visit!

    Charlotte xx

  • Lucy clarke

    I would absolutely love to visit the apex hotel in Edinburgh. Me and my boyfriend have both wanted to visit Edinburgh for forever and have both just begun busy jobs in London- a trip to Edinburgh would definitely help us get away from the London hustle and bustle and to relax! Love the post and reading the blog! Lucy X

  • Hayley Fleming

    I’d love a stay at the apex Edinburgh please!! Have stayed there years ago when me and they boyfriend first got together as a few days away. I’d love to relive it. We got one of the rubber ducks they give away and sure it needs a friend now.
    (Ps: love your posts!)

  • Laura Herbert

    Hi Jess,

    I’d choose BATH! As a keen traveller, explorer and history buff, what’s not to love about stepping back in time and visiting the home of Roman Deity Sulis Minerva, to the legendary thermal baths to keep my winter body nice and warm! Those Romans are pretty impressive so I’m keen to delve into their history at Bath!

    After visiting Florence this summer and walking across Ponte Vecchio with all its dainty shops & history, I’m playing ‘Bridge bingo’ and I have to visit Pulteney Bridge to tick it off my list as another incredibly designed bridge! Not only is it listed as a Grade 1 lists building itself, and has shops along the walkway, it’s survived the onslaught of German bombing in WW2 – no mean feat!

    What’s even more attractive than the rich historical legacy Bath has left on the world is how dazzling its supposed to be at winter! Christmas markets, mulled wine and exploring the city, taking in its architecture and personality! With a lovely trip to Bath and staying at Apex Hotels, who knows, I could folllow in the footsteps of William Herschel and make another astronomical discovery like he did in Bath by gazing up at the winter sky at the Herschel Museum of astronomy!

  • I’d looooove to stay at the Aped in in Edinburgh, there’s something really quite magical about the castle and that view from Arthur’s Seat. An apex stay would be an absolute dream and icing on the cake

  • Love your blogpost. Hotels provide such a relaxing change of surroundings. Would love to stay at Apex Hotel in london, Temple court .

  • This is really interesting, as someone who has trouble sleeping, I find this really helpful. I would have to choose Edinburgh as it’s always been somewhere I’d love to go but haven’t had the chance. Also your photos look incredible!

  • Georgia Tew-street

    The apex Waterloo! In love with the hotel and getting married there in January!! Xx

  • Jade Whitehouse

    I would love to go to Edinburgh because it is such a beautiful city that I’ve always wanted to visit. I’d love to see the architecture and rich culture of Edinburgh from a fantastic base!

  • I loved Apex hotels! I stayed in Temple Court at the start of the year with my mum and we had the most amazing girls weekend! I would love to treat her to another weekend away and she’s was born in Dundee, so I’d pick the Dundee location so we could revisit her childhood roots, visit family and do some Christmas shopping! Heaven! Fingers crossed!

    Anna x

  • Bath ..yes please! I’ve stayed in the Edinburgh and Bath is next on my UK cities to visit 🙂 ..The Apex City of Bath hotel will by my first choice accommodation for sure! It would be fab to win ✨

  • Jenna Garner

    I’d like to stay in the Glasgow Apex Hotel and get the chance to explore this fun and creative city!

  • I think I’d come goose bath, I’ve visited before but only for a couple of hours so this would be the perfect chance to spend a weekend exploring!

  • I’m hooked on the Outlander books and show right now so I’d have to go with Edinburgh!

  • Any? I love the U.K. And sadly have only been to London once! Boo!! Bath or Glasgow would be great! Bill Bryson always raves about how amazing both cities are! Xx

  • Sue Robinson

    Apex Temple Court – I love visiting London and this hotel is in an amazing position.

  • Sue Robinson

    Apex Temple Court because I love visiting a London and it’s in an amazing position.

  • I’d love to win a stay in Edinburgh as I’ve only ever been as a child and would love to explore the city more as an adult, as well as visit friends who left London to move there!

  • Gemma Thornton

    I would like to win a night at the Apex Bath Hotel for me and my husband as we have been wanting to visit Bath all year! As its my hubby’s birthday in Dec, a little festive birthday break would be wonderful and a lovely surprise for him!

  • London or Edinburgh! It’s very hard to choose.

  • Nicky Woods

    I would choose Bath, because I love this city at Christmas time, and a night in the Bath Apex hotel would be perfect

  • London because…and wait for this…my boyfriend has never been to London!

  • Stephanie Rogers

    I would go for Edinburgh as your photos are amazing, and it would help us as we are relocating there in early December without a place to live yet So a few nights accomodation would be very handy!

  • I’d love a chance to stay in the London Apex hotel to celebrate a very special anniversary coming up in November. What a lovely opportunity

  • I’d love to stay in the London Apex as I find it so hard to switch off (digitally and mentally) and more than anything, I ADORE a bath, and my flat doesn’t have one. Oh how I dream of reading a book in a hot bath again.

  • I’d choose Bath because it’s such a beautiful place to visit.

  • I have to say, Edinburgh’s been on the hit list since forever, so winning a stay there might just get my butt in gear to ACTUALLY go there! P.S that hake looks DREAMY.

  • I would love to win a night at the Apex Waterloo Place hotel in Edinburgh to be able to visit Edinburgh for the first time with my boyfriend. It is a city which we would both love to visit! Thank you so much for the opportunity to enter this fantastic giveaway.

  • I would love to win a night at the Apex Hotel in Bath. I have been to London and would love to venture outside of the city and relax. Sounds like a wonderful stay!

  • I love the idea of the sleep kit in the room!! The hotel looks lovely too!

  • Hester McQueen

    A difficult decision but Edinburgh seems perfect for some us time which we struggle to find.

  • I’d love to win a night in Glasgow! I love the city and I enjoy this type of hotel nights, would be amazing to surprise my new husband with a relaxing hotel night in his home town.

  • I would love to win a night at the Apex Waterloo Place with my husband to celebrate our 17 year anniversary – have only been to the city once and would love another opportunity to discover more of the city. Your blog is always such an interesting read. #fingercrossed

    • Peter MacLeod

      I’d go for Dundee which is apparently both the coolest city in Scotland and in the Wall Street Journal’s top 10 of the world’s hottest places!

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