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Apex International Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31 - 35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, Scotland (Grassmarket)
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Ranked #60 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Oldham, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My husband , 5 year old Grandson and myself stayed here August 22nd. to August 25th 2014 in a family room . We had a view of the castle and found everything clean and tidy . In fact Jacob said that it was the best hotel room ever , he was given an activity pack and some jelly babies too... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
19 reviews 19 reviews
6 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Unfortunately, this hotel seems to not have things organised properly and it clearly shows in booking rooms and serving breakfast, not to mention the unfriendly and incompetent staff. On 22nd January 2014 I booked a room triple room with breakfast for 17th to 20th August 2014 via booking.com at the Apex International Hotel in Edinburgh, Scotland. Since I would be... More

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Lausanne, Switzerland
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61 reviews 61 reviews
13 hotel reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We stayed here for 2 nights at the beginning of our holiday. We had a Superior double room (with a view of the Castle) and breakfast included. The room was clean and comfortable (and we took the complimentary Apex duck home for our grandaughter !). Breakfast was very good and we were quite surprised that for the size of the... More

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Adelaide, Australia
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27 reviews 27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed 4 nights in this hotel in a City Double Room, unfortunately right in the middle of the Edinburgh Tattoo, and other cultural events so we paid top dollar. We were very disappointed. The room was very tired and hot, the bed extremely uncomfortable, no room safe or fridge. The breakfast was OK but there could have been more... More

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Centennial, Colorado
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently stayed at the Apex International. The hotel room was very nice, roomy and pleasant decor. The view of the castle was exceptional, actually awe inspiring. I checked in at 10 pm and opened the window curtains, looked up and there it was, lit up all in purple, the magnificent Edinburgh castle. Breathtaking. Unfortunately with that view comes a... More

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Ayrshire, Scotland
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29 reviews 29 reviews
13 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I stayed here with my husband for 2 nights a couple of weeks ago. The hotel itself is in a fantastic location at the Grassmarket, lovely bars and restaurants right outside and not too far to the Royal Mile. When arriving we were told our room had been upgraded to a castle view. We were on the first floor and... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
17 reviews 17 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff was helpful and the view from our 4th floor room facing the castle was amazing! The rooms had no a/c ( very hot and humid in early September ). The bathrooms need help...shower faucet missing handles, no place other than the floor to set the soap, and only one towel per person even after requesting more. The rooms... More

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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88 reviews 88 reviews
29 hotel reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Right on the Grassmarket, this hotel couldn't be better placed. The room was clean and comfortable. The Elemis toiletries are a nice touch. The only slight issue I had was when I checked in, I asked if my rate included breakfast and was told it was. Next morning, having queued up for 10 minutes for a table for breakfast, I... More

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Manila, Philippines
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7 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

A bit tight but neat, cozy, serviceable room & the price...it's cheap by London standards. Check in and check out a breeze. No delays 'cuz no mistakes, unlike the Novotel Tower Bridge charging us for bar drinks when we didn't use the lobby bar and Novotel front desk can't even produced a guest-signed bill…very suspicious. Had great, relaxing and filling... More

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Norfolk, Virginia
16 reviews 16 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If I had to say what the best part of this property was, by far I would say the location. We stayed two nights at the hotel with the intention of seeing the Tattoo and visiting the Royal Mile. Wow! We were not disappointed. We were minutes away from both, and the streets were filled with unique shops and restaurants.... More

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Address: 31 - 35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Grassmarket , Old Town
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex International Hotel 4*
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