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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 #55 of 147 hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I chose the Apex as it was billed to have good views of the castle and it did! The room was comfortable, the staff friendly and efficient and the location very good. I took the stand by upgrade for a tenner which I got and was a good offering. Nothing bad to say about the stay at all.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We had an excellent room with two double beds (big!), with views of the castle and overlooking grassmarket. We booked the breakfast in advanced and is reat value. The hotel is good situated and because we booked driectly through the webside of the hotel we got an 10 punds voucher which we spend in the evening in the hotel bar... More

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Conveniently placed hotel with very pleasant staff. Room slightly small but, really, who spends a lot of time in the room apart from sleeping.Very clean. Excellent breakfast with a large selection of cooked options, continental, pastries, fruit, cereals, juices etc, just what you need to start your day!

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9 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Chose The 5th floor for a beautiful view of The castle! I loved The location as it opened onto a lovely square in grassmarket filled with typical shops and restaurants without The immediate chaos of The royal mile which Was just a 5 minute walk away with The castle close by as well. Breakfast Was not included.

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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We had an excellent room with two double beds, with views of the castle and overlooking grassmarket. Room had everything you needed iron and board flat screen tv hairdryer, nice toiletries fluffy fresh towels. Staff were friendly, efficient and friendly. On the negative the noise late at night from grassmarket made it difficult to sleep (hotel had earplugs in cupbaord... More

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Middlewich, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great location, helpful staff and really nice rooms. The roof top restaurant Heights (There is also a bar and brasserie on the ground floor) was great, service wonderful and the view of the castle lovely. Food was one of the nicest meals out I have ever had. Gym and pool/sauna were an added bonus and a nice place to relax.... More

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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were recommended this hotel and whilst we had a deluxe room with a gorgeous view if the castle, the breakfast service was very poor. There was only a door to let air into the room so it was difficult to get some ventilation without the door blowing open. Nothing special and not sure we would return. Grassmarket is very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Apex International Hotel itself provided an adequate place to stay while in Edinburgh. It neither excelled or offended in any way. The room was adequate with enough space for two people. The shower provided mild challenges as the drain struggled to cope with the water flow and anything on the floor subsequently got wet as the water tended to... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This hotel is located below the famous castle and the Royal Mile in the old Grassmarket district in Edinburgh, which is now largely dedicated to pubs and restaurants, which is fine if you are a young carouser, not so much if you value sleep. The main (check in) floor has quite an odd setup. The main desk staff are a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Stayed at the Apex International for 3 nights after getting married in Gretna green. Our stay here started off with a free drink each as we arrived 5 minutes after check in time and our room wasn't ready, we were expecting to have to wait in the bar a while but our room ready just 5-10 minutes later! After getting... More

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Also Known As:
Apex International Edinburgh
Hotel Apex International
Apex International Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Address: 31 - 35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Grassmarket , Old Town
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#23 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex International Hotel 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s old town, this contemporary four star hotel has 169 stylish rooms, many with panoramic views of the castle and city skyline. Designed for comfort, the rooms include 42 inch wide screen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, tea and coffee, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Facilities include restaurant, bar, meeting and event space for up to 250 delegates, and pool, tropicarium and gym. ... more   less 
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