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Apex International Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31 - 35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, Scotland (Grassmarket)
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

stayed here for 4 nights, the staff are fantastic, so polite, helpful and pleasant. The room was brilliant, excellent condition, great size, well stocked toiletries, tea tray etc. nice fluffy towels, robes and slippers too. Fantastic view of the castle and very handy location in the grass market-walking distance to the whole city centre. This hotel boasts the friendliest staff... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Good hotel but lacking a few things like a bar fridge in the room, window was left open a little and would not open any more (or close actually), no room service menu or any details about the restaurants. Otherwise great location for sightseeing.

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Moscow, Russia
15 reviews 15 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I visited this hotel in 2012 and liked it for the first sight. Briefly speaking: - it's located in the center of Edinburgh, in the heart of Old town. - views from the windows: Edinburgh Castle, the Usher hall, the scotch whisky experience - service is very good: pleasant staff - comfortable clean rooms - good breakfasts

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Morpeth, England, United Kingdom
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25 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

You can't beat the location of this hotel. We booked a superior room with a view of the castle. The check in was fine and the staff were friendly. The room was a bit small but had an amazing view of the castle. Then our neighbours moved into their room. It was like they were in the same room. We... More

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Birmingham, Alabama
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

I will start off by saying that you can't beat the location of this hotel. You literally cross the street walk up a few steps and you are on the Royal Mile right next to the Edinburgh Castle! We loved this part of the hotel and the onsite parking. The hotel is definitely in need of renovations. It is a... More

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a great 4 night stay here recently. A lovely room overlooking the Grassmarket and the castle, ideal for easy access to all the major areas of interest. Staff were friendly, helpful and efficient - nothing was too much trouble. The Grassmarket has some lovely pubs and restaurants giving a wide choice of eating venues within very easy reach... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed this Apex location as part of a Ryder Cup tour package. It is the ideal location for a commanding view of Edinburgh Castle, if your room faces the Grassmarket. We were on the fifth floor. I believe the hotel is going through some renovations,--our room seemed to be redone, but furniture was a bit worn. Bed was very... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed for two nights and although we agreed the location is perfect and the staff were all really friendly and helpful, we were disappointed with the condition of the hotel. It is really showing its age now and could do with being overhauled from top to bottom. The first room I was checked in to was so small and... More

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Duluth, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I really liked the location--until I tried to sleep. Apparently, our stay coincided with the beginning of the new term at the Uni. And apparently, Grassmarket is where the students go to drink, sing drunken songs, and have loud drunken arguments until 4 in the morning. We tried closing the windows and drawing the drapes to muffle the sound...no good.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As a tourist hotel I would strongly recommend Apex International. It is located close to all the central tourist locations in Edinburgh and from the breakfast restaurant you have a splendid view of Edinburgh Castle. The staff was nice and helpful and the room always clean. Good beds. Awfully slow elevators, though.

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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*
Number of rooms: 169
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