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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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Apex Grassmarket Hotel is located in Edinburgh’s vibrant Grassmarket. Nearby, you’ll find the characteristic Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard and The Royal Mile, making this hotel the perfect place to stay if you’re looking to explore the city. Your room will be stocked with both essentials and added extras like complimentary Wi-Fi, luxurious Elemis toiletries and a 42” LCD TV. Choose a Deluxe or Family room and you’ll also get an Edinburgh Castle view to make your stay extra special. Kick-start your day with a refreshing swim in the hotel swimming pool or use the Technogym fitness studio, free of charge. Later you can try delicious cuisine at the hotels' Metro Brasserie restaurant.
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Property amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Centre with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair Access
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Accessible rooms
Non-Smoking Rooms
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HOTEL STYLE
Great View
Family
HOTEL CLASS
Location
Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
241Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
120Attractionswithin 0.5 km
Neighbourhood
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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Reviewed yesterday

Admittedly, I was here on a tour, but it was for the last two nights. By that time, I was begging for a room larger than a closet with a comfortable queen sized bed and lots of pillows. This hotel did that and so much...More

Date of stay: May 2018
Thank CandyLeonard
Reviewed yesterday

Excellent hotel. Staff were brilliant and the room upgrade was a lovely surprise for our special weekend. The superior room was amazing, good selection of treats and great view. We had continental breakfast which was sufficient for our needs and plenty of choice. Would definitely...More

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Seaside35174026331
Reviewed 2 days ago

Just arrived home from a wonderful trip to Edinburgh- we were blown away by the attentiveness of the staff here, with no problem being too large! Facilities are free which is a huge bonus. Recommend!,

Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 2 days ago

Don’t have a bad word to say about our stay here! Staff were friendly from check in to check out, even at 4am after getting locked out our room! Excellent location near to bars, castle and train station.

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Kirstykirstyusa
Reviewed 2 days ago

Could not fault anything about this hotel, spent a little extra to book the Deluxe Room which included a balcony with views over the Grassmarket and towards Edinburgh Castle, it was simply stunning. I could not recommend this hotel, and the deluxe room highly enough....More

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Date of stay: January 2019
Thank Jason M
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Jackie K
27 December 2018|
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Response from pamela_flen77 | Reviewed this property |
not that i know of. Pool was used often :)
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nblane
29 September 2018|
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Response from twodiamondmom | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a number of restaurants that are open for breakfast within 200 ft of the hotel. You can look them on Google map. We ate at a coffee house right next door and it was pretty good.
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"access to historic areas difficult for guests with mobility problems"
philipfleetwood
6 days ago
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"Ask for a castle-view room"
oxford-el
1 week ago
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"ask for a castle view"
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11 Dec 2018
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"The Castle view rooms are the best."
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11 Dec 2018
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PRICE RANGE
US$ 81 - US$ 340 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
apex international edinburghhotel apex international
LOCATION
United KingdomScotlandEdinburghGrassmarketOld Town
NUMBER OF ROOMS
169
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