Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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

Overview of Apex Grassmarket Hotel

VIP Access

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

4.0 star property

4.4/5 Excellent

Guests rated this property 4.5/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Restaurant
  • Gym
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Hand sanitiser provided
  • Personal protective equipment
  • Social distancing
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31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2HS

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile4 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle6 min walk
  • Popular LocationUniversity of Edinburgh8 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)16 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

Near a train station, Apex Grassmarket Hotel is in Old Town Edinburgh, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh with great shopping. Notable landmarks in the area include Royal Mile and Edinburgh Castle. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Tynecastle Stadium or Easter Road Stadium. Spend some time exploring the area's activities, including golfing. Guests appreciate the hotel's location for the sightseeing.

What's nearby

  • Royal Mile - 4 min walk
  • Scotch Whisky Experience - 4 min walk
  • The Hub - 5 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 6 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 8 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 16 min drive

About this property

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

4-star Edinburgh hotel in Old Town Edinburgh, walk to Royal Mile
Along with an indoor pool, this smoke-free hotel has a restaurant and a fitness centre. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, a bar/lounge, a snack bar/deli and a sauna are on-site.
Apex Grassmarket Hotel offers 169 accommodations 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.

Recreational amenities at the hotel include an indoor pool, a sauna and a fitness centre.

Children aged under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision.

Languages

English

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 on site (GBP 15 per night; includes in/out privileges)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

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 17.50 for adults and GBP 17.50 for children
  • 1 restaurant
  • 1 bar
  • 24-hour room service

Restaurants on site

  • Metro Bar & Brasserie

Things to do

  • Fitness centre
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna

Family friendly

  • Indoor pool
  • Snack bar/deli

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

Business services

  • Business centre
  • Meeting rooms

Outdoors

  • Terrace

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
  • Grab bar near toilet
  • In-room accessibility
  • Low-height worktop and sink
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Bed sheets
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding

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

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Check-in

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

Check-out

Check-out before 11 AM
Express checkout

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed (service animals are welcome, and are exempt from fees)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
2 children can stay for free if using existing beds when occupying the parent or guardian's room
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

  • Fee for buffet breakfast: GBP 17.50 for adults and GBP 17.50 for children (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 15 per night (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 accepts credit cards, debit cards and cash
Be prepared: check the latest COVID-19 travel requirements and measures in place for this destination before you travel.
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
Children under 16 years old are not allowed in the swimming pool or fitness facility without adult supervision

National rating

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

Property is also known as

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

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Overall score and ratings

4.4

Excellent

Rating 5 - Excellent. 563 out of 1003 reviews
5 - Excellent 56%
Rating 4 - Good. 341 out of 1003 reviews
4 - Good 34%
Rating 3 - Okay. 61 out of 1003 reviews
3 - Okay 6%
Rating 2 - Poor. 26 out of 1003 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 12 out of 1003 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.5/5

Cleanliness

4.5/5

Staff & service

4.3/5

Amenities

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

4.1/5

Eco-friendliness

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Fun location right in Grassmarket Square. Awesome if you like being in the middle of the action. No a/c (as in most places in Scotland) so on a hot august night we had to open the windows and you could hear the late night partiers.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2022

3/5 Okay

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Disliked: Amenities
Very few rooms with air conditioning. AC unit did not work. The room was lovely but VERY WARM. Staff switched us to another room that had no AC. Slept with the window open.
Stayed 1 night in Aug 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with partner
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Great location and view of Edinburgh Castle. Staff were friendly and helpful.
Stayed 4 nights in Jul 2022

5/5 Excellent

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Thanks for a great stay!
Stayed 2 nights in Jul 2022