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Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi
Hypo-allergenic bedding, in-room safe, iron/ironing board, free WiFi

Guest reviews

4.4/5 Excellent
1,321 reviews
Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

Pool
Free WiFi
Spa
Restaurant
Gym
Breakfast Available

Cleaning and safety practices

Cleaned with disinfectant
Hand sanitiser provided
Personal protective equipment

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Explore the area

Popular LocationThe Hub5 min walk
Popular LocationNational Museum of Scotland6 min walk
Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle6 min walk
AirportEdinburgh (EDI)16 min drive

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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
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 8 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 9 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
  • Petit Paris - 2 min walk
  • Made in Italy - 2 min walk
  • Mussel & Steak Bar - 2 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.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C or hotter

Social distancing

Protective shields in place at main contact areas
Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

Personal protective equipment worn by staff
Masks and gloves available
Hand sanitiser provided
This information is provided by our partners.

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
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

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

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
This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place
Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests
Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitiser
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

Overall score and ratings for Apex Grassmarket Hotel

4.4
Excellent
5 - Excellent
720
4 - Good
481
3 - Okay
80
2 - Mediocre
29
1 - Poor
11
4.5
Cleanliness
4.5
Service and Staff
4.4
Amenities
4.3
Property condition

5/5 Excellent

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

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay at the Apex Grassmarket. Perfect location, very spacious room, delicious breakfast and very friendly staff. Would definitely book this hotel again.

Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

i always stay at the apex because it's an excellent location with restaurants right across the street and it's very professionally run. I got a great deal the last time I was in edinburgh, compared to a 5 star on the royal mile, which was not worth the money.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Under the certain circumstances the hotel was amazing. Had safety nailed down. Staff were fantastic rooms and food were fabulous. Prime location for bars and restaurants across the road. Scotland you were a pleasure. Well done !!!

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Great hotel in the heart of the Old Town. Excellent facilities, rooms are spacious and modern. Easy walking distance to everything.

Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2020

5/5 Excellent

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

Stayed 1 night in Jul 2020