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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

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Brisbane, Australia
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Stayed here as part of a tour group. Excellent location for touring Edinburgh. The room was large and clean. The buffet breakfast was good and we also enjoyed an evening meal there. The wi-fi was fast and free. Can walk to Edinburgh Castle for Tattoo from this hotel. Free bottled water and tea making facilities in room. An enjoyable stay.

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Isle of Portland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel quite a while ago as we were going to the tattoo on the 19/08/16. Stayed for two nights. Very clean and the staff are really helpful and pleasant Had two breakfasts there .on the Saturday morning services bit slow (as all tables full) Sunday had a buffet breakfast lots to eat and very well prepared Only found... More 

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Norwich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely hotel! We have stayed here a few times between us and it has always been very good. This time we did have an issue at breakfast where we were awkward in some ways (We all ordered different things, and with special requirements – Like crispy bacon, lightly done eggs etc.) so I guess when they were busy, it all... More 

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SWales
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 2 nights during the Festival, and enjoyed our stay very much. Our room was spacious and comfortable, with a view of the castle. All the staff we encountered were friendly and helpful, and the food was very good. Best thing about this hotel is the location, right in the centre of the city and so ideally placed... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Ideal location for many of the Fringe venues which were 10-15 min walk. Edinburgh castle and Royal Mile also a 10-15 min walk. We had a peekaboo view of the castle from our room and could see the fireworks from the nightly Military Tatoo show at the castle. Loved the modern decor of the room. Having cookies along with British... More 

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Hamilton, Bermuda
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice centrally located hotel in the grass market area of the city. Surrounded by nice old pubs and restaurants. Easy walk up to the Royal mile. We could see the castle from our window. Friendly staff and nicely furnished room. A little expensive at £250 a night though. You do get to take home your Apex rubber ducky though.

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Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A great first impression the lady on the desk was more than helpful when we chopped and changed rooms, we eventually settled on an upgraded room with shower air con and coffe machine, we looked over the car park but as the receptionist said it was quieter. The room was fairly small but very well appointed good toiletries etc Breakfast... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent two nights at The Apex and found it the ideal base for touring Edinburgh. It is in the old part of town with an array of places to go and a 15 minute walk from Edinburgh Castle (great place to visit). The rooms were clean and quite OK space wise, staff were friendly and helpful, the restaurant was... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice place to stay. Clean, comfortable, with modern furnishings and fittings. Be sure to note it is across the North Bridge from the train station (in Old Town). Perfectly located for a walking tour of Edinburgh.

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West Byfleet, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a room on the 4th floor which was really very nice. The room was more than adequate with a king-size bed, lovely bathroom, big TV, coffee maker and kettle (although they were a bit stingey with supplies so we kept having to ring reception for more tea bags and milk which always arrived within minutes). Very pleasant bar/restaurant... More 

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavored souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
Food & drink at the hotel
Agua Restaurant & Bar
Agua Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: European, British, Scottish, Gluten Free Options
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  • Free Internet
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  • Dry Cleaning
  • Business Center with Internet Access
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  • Concierge
  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Banquet Room
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, this contemporary hotel has 122 stylish rooms. Designed for comfort, rooms include HD widescreen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, ground coffee and selected teas, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Facilities include Agua Bar and Restaurant, event space for up to 80 delegates, use of leisure facilities a few doors away at Apex International including pool and gym. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

Address: 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Grassmarket
Price Range: $109 - $320 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Apex City Edinburgh
Hotel Apex City
Apex City Of Edinburgh Hotel Scotland
Hotel Style:
#23 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#26 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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