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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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Reviewed yesterday NEW

Great location and comfy enough. Best deal seemed to be buy in advance and book directly. Complimentary drink at the bar. Complimentary Elemis toileteries. Continental breakfast was tasty and sufficient enough to keep us fueled til late afternoon. The staff were all spot on. We couldn't work out the wi-fi and overall the bathroom we had seemed ready for an...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whole room was great, bed was comfy. Tv very big and view of castle from the balcony was amazing. But the noise was a big issue. Had a terrible sleep. Noise from street and doors slamming nearby. Given earplugs for a reason. Didnt cover the noise.

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St Andrews, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Lovely hotel. Great position and views from bedroom. Breakfast a bit ordinary .Cooked full breakfast could be better. Staff very welcoming and helpful. Able to access room early and kept suitcase for us in secure room on checkout. Room a bit noisy with traffic.

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Thank Liz S
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

I really cant complain, I mean the staff was lovely and helpful, the room was a good size and I was very comfortable in the bed and didn't hear any noise so had a good night sleep,looked very clean to me. good value for its money. Had late food delivered which I thought was a good service as it was...

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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

2 very dear friends chose this venue to marry and I have to say they chose well, we were able to access our room early to change there for the wedding. The rooms were lovely, beds comfy and the pillows were the best I've ever laid my head on. All staff were courteous and helpful and our friends wedding was...

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Oban
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Second trip to this hotel. The reason for the return is that the hotel is ideally located, clean, modern, good swimming area, comfortable and above all else the staff are absolutely amazing. They really good above and beyond for you and it has been the same for both our stays at apex grassmarket. Craig at reception was fantastic.

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Croydon, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Disappointing room location - first floor overlooking the smoking terrace and what appeared to be an airconditioning chimney. Also banging doors and general noise from other guests. Restaurant offered a 'sharing' style of menu, which wasn't particularly suited to a sole diner. When my meal arrived, the waiter had also forgotten one of the dishes. Good City centre position, but...

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West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped for 2 nights at the APEX for a friends wedding, great location, excellent staff - only problem was a few of the fixtures and fitting needed some TLC, the bath plug handle came off in my hands and the shower tap in sauna also came off in my hands, but that's really nit picking. Loved our stay thank you!

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Temperature of hotel overall was uncomfortably warm; at times the Reception staff, although helpful sometimes not informed, eg wedding guests didn't know where their coats could go. However, wedding co-ordinator excellent. This hotel knows how to treat the wedding party and guests. Location is amazing.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have just spent three nights at the Apex Grassmarket. It was well positioned with lots of lovely restaurants, bars and shops around, and a few minutes walk away from the Royal Mile. The hotel was clean and the staff friendly and welcoming. Our room was on the second floor with amazing views of the castle. (All family rooms have...

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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 )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Heights Restaurant
Heights Restaurant
Cuisines: Scottish, European, British
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  • Banquet Room
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s old town, this contemporary four star hotel has 169 stylish rooms, many with panoramic views of the castle and city skyline. Designed for comfort, the rooms include 42 inch wide screen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, tea and coffee, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Facilities include restaurant, bar, meeting and event space for up to 250 delegates, and pool, tropicarium and gym. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apex Grassmarket Hotel

Address: 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Grassmarket
Price Range: $128 - $402 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex Grassmarket Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 169
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Also Known As:
Apex International Edinburgh
Hotel Apex International
Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#23 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#45 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Some of the rooms on the second floor are at street level so didnt feel comfortable leaving my window open”
 of 5 bubbles beckymag, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Look for views of Edinburgh Castle”
 of 5 bubbles DerekF607, 2 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Quiet rooms at the back on higher floors ,rooms at the front have a view of the castle”
 of 5 bubbles 634heather, 1 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Some rooms we think are smaller than others.”
 of 5 bubbles lovenewsights, 26 Jan 2017 | Read review
“We like a room with a view. Don't know that there are any bad rooms”
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