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Overview of Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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Guest reviews

4.3/5 Excellent
2,232 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Spa
  • Restaurant

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Explore the area

Popular LocationThe Hub5 min walk
Popular LocationNational Museum of Scotland6 min walk
RestaurantCaffe Piccolo1 min walk
RestaurantZaza's1 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)16 min drive

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  • City Double Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 21 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • City Twin Room

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Castle View Superior Room

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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  • Family Room, 2 Double Beds

    4.6/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 24 sq m
    • Sleeps 4
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  • Castle View Deluxe Room with Balcony

    4.7/5 guest room rating

    Room amenities

    • 28 sq m
    • Sleeps 2
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About this area

Edinburgh

In the city centre, Apex Grassmarket Hotel is in Edinburgh's Old Town neighbourhood, an area with great shopping. Grassmarket and Royal Mile are notable landmarks, and travellers looking to shop may want to visit Princes Street and George Street. Check out an event or a game at Murrayfield Stadium, and consider making time for Edinburgh Zoo, a top attraction not to be missed. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Our guests love the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

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Popular Location

What's nearby

  • The Hub - 5 min walk
  • National Museum of Scotland - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 6 min walk
  • Edinburgh Military Tattoo - 7 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 16 min drive

Restaurants

  • Metro Bar & Brasserie — 1 min walk
  • Caffe Piccolo - 1 min walk
  • Zaza's - 1 min walk
  • Fiddler's Arms - 1 min walk
  • Yum Yum - 1 min walk

About this property

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town, walk to Grassmarket
Along with a restaurant, this smoke-free hotel has an indoor pool and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a bar/lounge, a sauna and self parking. All 169 rooms provide complimentary wireless Internet access, 24-hour room service and LCD TVs. Guests will also find electric kettles, hairdryers and safes.
Apex Grassmarket Hotel offers 169 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.
This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and free toiletries. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

Property amenities

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

Self parking: GBP 12 per day

Food and drink

Buffet breakfast available for a fee 7:00 AM–10:00 AM on weekdays and 7:00 AM–10:30 AM on weekends: GBP 15.5 for adults and GBP 15.50 for children
1 restaurant
1 bar
24-hour room service

Things to do

Fitness centre
Indoor pool
Sauna

Family friendly

Dry-cleaning service
Indoor pool

Conveniences

Lift
Free newspapers in reception
Front-desk safe

Guest services

24-hour front desk
Concierge services
Daily housekeeping
Dry-cleaning service
Luggage storage
Multilingual staff
Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

English

Business services

Business centre
Meeting rooms

Outdoors

Terrace

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.
In-room accessibility
Wheelchair-accessible parking
Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

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Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

Hypo-allergenic bedding
Linens

Bathroom

Free toiletries
Hairdryer
Shampoo
Soap
Toilet paper
Towels

Entertainment

42-inch LCD TV
TV/satellite channels

Food and drink

Electric kettle

More

Iron/ironing board
Safe

Policies

Check-in

Check-in between 2:30 PM and 2 AM
Late check-in subject to availability
Express check-in
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express check-out

Special check-in instructions

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Due to COVID-19 travel restrictions, this property can only accept bookings for essential travel or stays. You may be asked to provide evidence of this on arrival.

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Up to 2 children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types

American Express
Diners Club
JCB International
Mastercard
Visa

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 15.5 for adults and GBP 15.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 12 per day (in/out privileges)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be 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.
    Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

We should mention

Some facilities may have restricted access; guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
Apex Grassmarket Edinburgh
Apex Grassmarket
Apex International Edinburgh
Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Apex International

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Apex Grassmarket Hotel and receive a full refund?
Yes, Apex Grassmarket Hotel offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Apex Grassmarket Hotel cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Does this property have a pool?
Yes, this property has an indoor pool.
Is this hotel pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at this property?
Self-parking is available for GBP 12 per day.
What time is check-in at this property?
Check-in is from 2:30 PM to 2 AM. Late check-in is available during limited hours.
What time is check-out at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Where is this property located?
Located in Old Town, this hotel is within a 5-minute walk of Grassmarket, Royal Mile and The Hub. Edinburgh Castle and Princes Street are also within 10 minutes. Edinburgh Waverley Station is 11 minutes by foot and Edinburgh Haymarket Station is 17 minutes.

Guest reviews

4.3
Excellent
5 - Excellent
1,079
4 - Good
881
3 - Okay
188
2 - Mediocre
62
1 - Poor
22
4.5
Cleanliness
4.4
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.2
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

The view was incredible, staff was amazing, very helpful and accomodating.

Stayed 4 nights in Mar 2020

5/5 Excellent

  • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

got to check in early and a voucher for a tea or coffee was a nice touch. We were also upgraded which was very nice.

Stayed 1 night in Mar 2020

4/5 Good

    This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
    Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

    • Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities

    I found all the staff very helpful and friendly. The breakfast was very nice indeed. The room was spacious. The hotel location was excellent. I am looking at re booking the same hotel for later on in the year

    Stayed 3 nights in Mar 2020

    5/5 Excellent

      This traveller didn’t leave comments with their review
      Stayed 2 nights in Mar 2020