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Apex International Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   31 - 35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, Scotland (Grassmarket)
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Port Macquarie, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had the most amazing staff assist us on our stay here. An extra special thanks to Norbert who went over and beyond to make a very special birthday evening. Beautiful view of the castle especially at breakfast on the 5th floor. Very comfy beds and nice big windows to view the comings and goings of Edinburgh.

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

My friend and I stayed at this hotel from July 8-July 11, 2014. From the moment we entered the hotel, we were ushered in by friendly faces. Although it was quite early when we arrived, after checking us in and giving us a map that they personally marked with all the key spots, we were taken to a beautiful room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Arrived early completed paper work and told they would phone when the room was ready. They called us when the room was ready. When we got to the hotel the bags were already in the room.What service. Barman was very friendly portugese but didn't get his name. Chelsea and Rangers fan.....you know who you are. Room was at back of... More

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Chalfont Saint Peter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Arrived on business late afternoon. Entrance is a bit clinical in terms of decor but I might be being unfair. Friendly front of house staff very eager to help. I received an upgrade to a superior room so was looking out at the Grassmarket with a wonderful view of the Castle. The hotel is a great position for tourists as... More

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renfrew scotland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Myself and friends spent overnight stay in Apex and would certainly recommend it!! The position of Hotel was in Grassmarket and lots going on around!!! We were attending a concert in Edinburgh Castle and was so handy for venue!! Rooms were very comfortable and so clean!! Breakfast was amazing and had lots to choose from. Staff were people friendly and... More

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Stayed for 2 nights in June with my wife,had a really enjoyable stay. Stayed bed and breakfast and can honestly say the breakfast was amazing, buffet style with everything from cereals to continental or full English/Scottish as much as you can eat and drink. The room was very clean and had everything you would expect from a 4 star hotel.... More

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Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here with family for three nights from 5th July. Had a room facing the castle and the view was lovely. Location is ideal, everything is within walking distance. Staff very friendly, attentive and helpful. We ate dinner at the hotel on one of the evenings and the food was delicious.

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Stavanger, Norway
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Our room was not ready when we arrived. We had to sit in the bar for about an hour before the room was ready. This was after check in time, so we got coupons for free drinks in the bar as a compensation. We had a room at the 4th floor facing Edinburgh Castle. This was obviously a great view,... More

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Farmington, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose this hotel based on the fact that we could have a room facing the castle. We had a 4th floor room with a balcony. It was nice to check in and stand outside on the balcony and look at the castle and street before embarking on our touring. In a nutshell: Noise: We slept with the door to... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This hotel is quite nice inside and the rooms are clean and the beds comfortable. The staff was very helpful and friendly. Unfortunately, we were given a room facing the castle, which was the street side, and the street noise was unbearable throughout the night. Even with earplugs, we barely slept. The room was hot, therefore it was impossible to... 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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#23 Business Hotel in Edinburgh #35 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh #40 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh #42 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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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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