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Apex City Hotel

4.0 of 5 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
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  • Cleanliness
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Reading, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here recently on our first trip to Edinburgh, the hotel is ideally located overlooking the busy Grassmarket on the edge of the old town a short walk from the Royal Mile. Its location immediately draws you into the historical part of the city, with plenty of quirky shops, places to eat and drink. We drove to Edinburgh and... More

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

Dear Neil Thank you for posting such a comprehensive review following your recent stay with us. I am really pleased you enjoyed your visit and that you found my staff to be friendly and helpful. I am also pleased to be able to advise you that hopefully, by your next visit, you will see quite a few upgrades in the... More

Mumbai (Bombay), India
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 3 nights and were very pleased with our room, excellent spread of breakfast and hotel location. its 5mins walk from Royal Mile and castle. most of other tourist locations like museums, palace etc are walking distance. staff is very friendly and helpful. rooms have free wi fi which helps!! Rooms were very clean & comfortable

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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 following your recent stay at the Apex City hotel. It was pleasing to read that you enjoyed your stay, liked breakfast and found our location ideal for visiting all the great attractions Edinburgh has to offer. Should you have the opportunity to return to Edinburgh again... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stayed here for our honeymoon and were quite pleased with our room overlooking the bustling Grassmarket and the cleanliness of our room and the accommodations overall. The hotel offers free wi-fi, which is very spotty but also offers free service to a desktop computer, which has high speed access. We had not stayed at an Apex before but will... More

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

Dear Laura Congratulations for your wedding - I trust all went well and you are enjoying married life? I am glad your new life together got off to a great start and you enjoyed you stay with us. Please consider returning to us in the future to celebrate your wedding anniversary and if you contact me directly at the time... More

Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
10 hotel reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is based in the grassmarket area of Edinburgh which has a great atmosphere, quirky shops, excellent restaurants, tons of history and if your lucky like I was a fantastic view of the castle. The royal mile is just a 10 min walk away as is the castle. I was in a twin room, very clean and comfortable room,... More

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

Dear Lisa It was good to read that you will "stay again". As Dundee is not far I hope it will not be too long before we can welcome you back. I do appreciate you taking the time to leave positive feedback and if you would like the same room when you return please let us know at the time... More

Copenhagen, Denmark
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed at the Apex City Hotel in Edinburg in Grassmarket for 3 nights in October in connection with a conference that I was attending with a colleague. The hotel lifted its task of accommodating us beautifully: the room was nice and clean, the bed was exceptionally warm and cosy. There's a shower as well as a bath tub and... More

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

Dear Annie Thank you for your review. I am glad you enjoyed your stay with us and hope your conference went well? The Grassmarket is a very old part of Edinburgh and I can certainly understand you point regarding the mix of architecture. Unfortunately both the Apex hotels in the Grassmarket were built for another purpose before later being converted... More

Coleraine, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent hotel, very clean and staff are all helpful. Superb breakfast too. This hotel is situated right in the heart of everything that is Edinburgh. It's pleasant to look out your window and see the castle looming above

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

Dear Guest Thank you for your great feedback - it is very much appreciated. I am glad you enjoyed your stay and liked the view from your window. Next time you stay please let us know if you would like the same room and we will do our very best to accommodate. Kind regards Lindsay Sturrock General Manager More

London
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63 reviews 63 reviews
29 hotel reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When looking for a place in Edinburgh, I was surprised how expensive everything was, so I took advantage of on of those secret deals on a major website and it brought us here. Excellent check in by staff that know how to process a reservation promptly and with a smile. Our room on the side of the building had a... More

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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Hotel was very nice. Fantastic location on Grassmarket St with views of Edinburgh castle. Miguel at the front desk was very pleasant to work with. Hearty breakfast every morning. Didn't have the best view. If you are lucky to get an odd number room you can see the castle.

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

Dear Kristen Thank you for your kind comments regarding Miguel - I will personally make a point of thanking him for looking after you, I know he will be very pleased by your feedback. Please remember that if you stay with us again and would prefer a room toward the front of the building you should just let us know... More

Denbigh, United Kingdom
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just returned from a Weekend break and couldn't have had a better stay! Hotel is in a perfect location to explore Edinburgh, and we had a fantastic view of the Castle. Room was clean, spacious and large flat screen TV. Bed was super big and comfy and the cookies and shortbreads were a nice extra! Also free WIFI in hotel.... More

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

Dear Laura Have you booked to return yet? Having just read such a nice review I will keep my fingers crossed you will be back with us again very soon! Thank you for leaving such a nice 5***** review of the hotel. I am glad you enjoyed your visit to Edinburgh and had a nice meal in our restaurant. I... More

Sussex, WI
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45 reviews 45 reviews
9 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had 2 rooms here. The staff was very helpful - anything from trying to find us a wheelchair to calling a taxi. Everything was very clean and more room than I had anticipated. We had rooms on the back side of the hotel (4th floor) so really didn't experience any problems with noise after 9:30 - 10:00 p.m. Food... More

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

Dear Guest I was pleased to read that you found my staff helpful, liked your room and enjoyed your stay at the hotel. Lost keys can be a major headache and I was glad that my Housekeeping staff managed to find them and return them to you safely. I will make a point of passing on your thanks to them.... 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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