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Apex City Hotel

4.0 of 5 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
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Coniston, United Kingdom
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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Just got back from a fantastic weekend at the Apex City in Edinburgh with my husband and daughter! It was a birthday treat for me and got a great deal. Tip always book direct with hotel they give you a £10 voucher to use on food or drink during your stay! I received an email before we stayed warning us... More 

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Aylesford, United Kingdom
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a wonderful choice to stay in. Not only are you right in the heart of the town - with most of the attractions within a few minutes walking distance - but the rooms and spacious, the staff friendly and you even get a complimentary rubber duck - named Bobby - to keep as a reminder of your stay.... More 

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Brighton and Hove, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We enjoyed a 4-night stay here from 27th-31st December 2014 to celebrate our wedding anniversary and thoroughly enjoyed every moment of our stay. The location was excellent with lots of pubs and small restaurants nearby and the Christmas lights in Grassmarket gave it a wonderful festive feel. We had asked for a room with a castle view so on arrival... More 

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LisaCameronDGM, Manager at Apex City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Sarah S, Thank you for taking the time to write such a positive review about our hotel and City and I am pleased that you had such a great stay and made the most of your time in Edinburgh. Hogmanay is a special time in Edinburgh and it certainly comes alive and with a vast amount of attractions to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Enjoyed a 2 night stay at the hotel in December 2014. Location was excellent and had a lovely room overlooking Edinburgh Castle. The hotel is only a 10/15 minute walk to Princes Street and there is a lovely selection of shops and restaurants in the Grassmarket area. The hotel staff were really friendly and helpful and there was a good... More 

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LisaCameronDGM, Manager at Apex City Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for taking the time to post such as positive review on our hotel and I am pleased that you enjoyed your stay and made the most of our beautiful city. Edinburgh requires a lot of energy and a good hearty breakfast is the right way to start off the day! Thank you again for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Excellent staff who helped us with early check in, guided us for places to visit and ensured we had memorable trip. Location is simply superb and we had a room looking over Edinburgh Castle. Royal Mile and tourist places were in 2 mile radius. Hotel offers a swimming pool which is well maintained as well. Overall a great place for... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to post a review on Tripadvisor - I am very pleased you enjoyed your stay and found the hotel's location perfect for all the great attractions Edinburgh has to offer. Hopefully it won't be too long before you come back and stay with us again. Kind regards Lindsay Sturrock General Manager More 

Ripon, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed 2 nights. Room is a reasonable size, well equipped. A good selection for breakfast. Staff were all very friendly, nothing was too much trouble. The ground floor is being refurbished, so is closed off. Reception is on level 1. It did not affect our stay. Would love to head back when they are finished to see it finished. Tour... More 

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

Dear Guest I am really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and our refurbishment work did not affect you. The hotel should really benefit from all the work and, as you mentioned, hopefully you will be able to return soon and see the changes we have made. Thank you for taking the time to post a review and... More 

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42 reviews 42 reviews
10 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Now from the outside the hotel doesn't scream out at you for attention but don't be fooled as inside more than makes up for it. The hotel is undergoing some renovation at the moment meaning there are no restaurant or bar facilities - you can however use their sister hotel along the road or order from the room service menu... More 

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

Dear Guest It was very kind of you to take the time to post a review and give a special mention to Lucie. I have already thanked her for her efforts and she is very pleased. Good service is very important to me, particularly as we go through our refurbishment and I am glad you enjoyed your stay. Hopefully you... More 

hemel hempstead
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82 reviews 82 reviews
47 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here on the 14th January on business and were informed when booking that the bar was shut for refurbishment , ironically the ceiling in the bar area was leaking water !! We did receive a £10 per room for drinks which was much appreciated and we sat in an adjoining room with our beers Staff were the big bonus... More 

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

Dear Guest Thank you for posting a review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay despite the refurbishment work that is taking place at the moment. It was good to read that my staff looked after you well - I will make a point of passing on your praise as I know they will be pleased. I do hope you... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Apex City Hotel a couple of days ago. We went to celebrate my birthday, so it was just a 3 night trip, enough for a good chillax. On our arrival we got a complimentary upgrade due to my birthday, and I found a personal hand written card on our table whising me a happy birthday. We got... More 

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

Dear Eva I am so pleased you enjoyed your birthday trip to Edinburgh and that we contributed to you having a good time. I also appreciate your understanding whilst we go through our refurbishment - the hotel is going to look great once all the work is completed. Thank you for taking the time to post a review and I... More 

Tavistock, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Arrived in Edinburgh by car from the north and found despite or because of a useless route map that getting to Grassmarket was not helped by the poor signage-we had the same problem on the way out towards Glasgow. The hotel has a very good position not far from the castle and the Royal Mile. For its position not a... More 

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

Dear Michael I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us last year but was sorry to hear that you found your room to be a little too hot. We are currently carrying out some refurbishment work at the hotel, including adding air-conditioning to our new City plus rooms. Should you return again to Edinburgh in the summer it might... More 

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Address: 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex City Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 119
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Also Known As:
Apex City Edinburgh
Hotel Apex City
Apex City Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#23 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#25 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#31 Family Hotel in Edinburgh

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