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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

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Welwyn Garden City, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 April 2014 via mobile

My wife and I had a nice three night city break staying here. Conveniently sited hotel within minutes of the Royal Mile and most tourist attractions. Lovely, friendly staff who were only too happy to make our stay more comfortable. Our only grumble would have to be the rooms decor was perhaps a little slapdash (smears of paint on some...

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Jason Thank you for taking the time to leave a review following your stay. I do appreciate your kind comments about my staff and will pass on your praise. I have also noted your comment regarding the painting smears in the bedroom you occupied. If you have a spare moment it would be very kind if you could drop...

Reviewed 11 April 2014 via mobile

Me and my sister stayed here in march of 2014 and our stay was really nice and the rooms are very nice too. The employees were very friendly and helpful. I would stay here again as it was next to the Edinburgh castle.

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay with us and kindly marked us with 5***** stars for all areas. Your very nice review is greatly appreciated and I do hope you will come and stay with us again soon. Kind regards Lindsay Sturrock General Manager

Yorkshire
Reviewed 10 April 2014

We had a three night stay at the Apex city 7-10th April 2014. The hotel is ideally situated in the Grassmarket very close to all the attractions and a good view of the castle from rooms at the front. On arrival we found the reception staff very friendly and helpful, and we were soon settled in our room. The room...

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am glad you "would not hesitate to return" despite a couple of issues with your room. I have taken note of your comments regarding the bed and will arrange for the mattress to be replaced. I am also sorry that you found your room a little hot. We have now turned the...

Burlington, Iowa
Reviewed 10 April 2014

This is a great hotel with the perfect location for tourists. It's a short walk from Waverley Station (uphill most of the way) and close to most attractions and restaurants. The staff is very friendly and couldn't be more helpful, stowing our luggage until we could check in to our room, giving advice on how to get places, and arranging...

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your recent review of the hotel. I am always pleased to read a positive review form a long stay guest. I know my staff will be happy that you stayed with us for 10-nights and enjoyed your visit. I also appreciate that you are going to recommend the hotel to your friends and I certainly...

Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 April 2014

Lovely hotel in a really great location. You can see the castle from the hotel! Staff were really friendly and catered for every need. The room was a good size with a really nice layout with a good amount of room for luggage not to get in the way.

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Matthew Thank you for leaving us such a positive review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and reception were able to help with tickets for some of the great attractions Edinburgh has to offer. Your review is very much appreciated and I do hope you will stay with us again. Kind regards Lindsay Sturrock General Manager

Ascot, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2014

This is the second time we've stayed here and it really is excellent. We stayed 2 nights and upgraded to a suite. The location in Grassmarkets is perfect if you want to be where there's loads going on. The rooms are so comfy - the suites are incredible value and have wonderful views of the castle. But it's the service...

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for returning to the Apex City hotel - it was good to read that you enjoyed your stay and liked your suite. I particularly appreciate your kind comments about my staff and know they will be pleased by your feedback. Edinburgh has many hotels to select from and it is often the staff that can make...

Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 7 April 2014

This place is terrific AND finding a nice place in Scotland for a decent price is a surprise . Location is terrific for tourists , just a short walk (uphill ) to the a Royal Mile and the Castle . Lots of good restaurants nearby . The physical plant is very nice . Good ( not great) bed . Service...

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Having noticed how many reviews you have left on Tripadvisor I am really pleased that you have awarded us with 5*****stars. It is always good to receive positive feedback from a seasoned traveller and I will ensure my staff are made aware of your kind comments about the service they provided. Thank you for taking the time to...

Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 April 2014

We stayed for two nights. The hotel is in a great location with all major attractions being a short walk away. Breakfast was great, nothing too much trouble, great service. The rooms & hotel was too hot with heating on constantly and no aircon in the rooms which made sleeping a little uncomfortable. I would recommend this hotel & would...

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for your review. I am glad you liked the hotel and would stay here again. My apologies that you found your room a little warm - we have now turned down the heating which should make it more comfortable without being too cold during the night. I appreciate you taking the time to leave a review...

Nottingham
Reviewed 6 April 2014 via mobile

We stayed a couple of nights. Great location. Staff are excellent. Very good service. Rooms are spacious. Our bed was a bit too soft for my liking so not the most comfy. The breakfast was very good! Generous portions. Nice ingredients! I had Scottish one day and smoked haddock another. Free wifi. My only gripe is this place needs to...

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to write a review following your recent stay. I am glad you enjoyed your visit and found my staff to be "excellent". I have also noted your comment regarding the temperature in your bedroom and will ask my Maintenance Manager to review the bedroom heating. The weather appears to be changing for...

Reviewed 6 April 2014

I am disabled and the hotel staff were excellent. From Justyna providing excellent service at breakfast to Ashley giving all the help she could at dinner. The food provided by Alex was really good. The hotel itself was clean , comfortable and in an excellent position if you like to walk out in the evening. Bars and entertainment all around....

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Lindsay S, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Robbie Thank you for your very kind review. It was good to read that my staff looked after you well and you enjoyed your stay with us. I will make a point of passing on your praise to Justyna, Ashley and Alex as I know they will be pleased that their names were mentioned. Your review is very much...

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Staying in Old Town

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Agua Restaurant & Bar
Agua Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: European, British, Scottish
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  • Free Internet
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  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Breakfast Available
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, this contemporary hotel has 122 stylish rooms. Designed for comfort, rooms include HD widescreen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, ground coffee and selected teas, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Facilities include Agua Bar and Restaurant, event space for up to 80 delegates, use of leisure facilities a few doors away at Apex International including pool and gym. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

Address: 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town
Price Range: ₹ 6,299 - ₹ 18,642 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Apex City Edinburgh
Hotel Apex City
Apex City Of Edinburgh Hotel Scotland
Hotel Style:
#24 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#26 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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