Apex Waterloo Place
This new hotel ticks all the right boxes for a weekend in Edinburgh. Although it has has a slightly corporate feel to it, there's plenty to recommend it including a great location, stylish rooms, a decent bar and restaurant, a small spa and serious environmental credentials.
Where 23-27 Waterloo Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3BH (0131-441 0440; www.apexhotels.co.uk)
How much doubles from £99, room only