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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

#39 of 150 Hotels in Edinburgh
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61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW via mobile

Visited for 3 nights to celebrate my husbands 40th. I had emailed ahead to ask for a castle view if possible and the staff managed to allocate a nice castle view room, and also provided a voucher for 2 free drinks for his birthday. All of the staff were very helpful and friendly and the room and hotel was very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Firstly make sure your at the right hotel, there is another Apex sister hotel about 50 yards away! T he car park only has space for around 8 cars so we were very lucky to get a space (you pay an extra £10 a night to park). The hotel itself is lovely. The rooms are fabulous. Great en-suite with a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very near to the castle, restaurants and the Royal Mile, a great location with everything in walking distance. We had a family room which was very clean with tea, coffee and Elemis toiletries . The hotel staff were very friendly especially at breakfast. We used the sauna and swimming pool in the other Apex hotel just down the road without... More 

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ZsoltJakri, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, thank you very much for your kind feedback. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and we are looking forward to welcoming you back. Yours sincerely, Z Jakri General Manager More 

Bloomington, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We stayed at the Apex City twice in the summer of 2015 and found it to be a good value, friendly, and clean. Our rooms both looked out the back, which made for a quiet room. Although the view from the front would be nice, there was a lot of activity most of the day and night and I imagine... More 

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ZsoltJakri, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, thank you very much for your great feedback. I am delighted you enjoyed your stays with us. Please note that booking direct is always the best way to have the best rates - the rate difference might have been down to different seasons. I am pleased to let you know that we now have a number of rooms... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The hotel is outstandingly great in service and amenities. Every detail is considered and the people at the reception desk are remarkably nice and caring,.especially a receptionist called Miguel. Excellent relation between price and service. Besides the food is good too.

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ZsoltJakri, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paulina Z, thank you very much for your amazing review. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay with us and that found our team nice and caring - I am sure Miguel will be equally thrilled when I share your comments with him. Yours sincerely, Z Jakri General Manager More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Holes in the towels. Poached eggs on Scottish breakfast cold. Was not bothered tho as I'm not a big egg lover, everything else was nice enough. Waiting staff on breakfast very good! Could see the chefs smoking in uniform from our window which is in breach of Environmental health legislation. Not to good on that front. Very good location with... More 

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ZsoltJakri, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear David G, thank you very much for your feedback. I am pleased your in-laws love to stay with us and I would be keen to show you the level of service we are famous for during your next stay with us. Please contact me directly on Zsolt.jakri@apexhotels.co.uk and I will be happy to handle your booking to ensure everything... More 

Greenock, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just spent a few days in this hotel. Where due to go first week in December but due to circumstances had to postpone. Hotel were great and let us change dates. Walked to the hotel from Waverly Train station which took about 15-20 mins. Luckily it was dry and it was actually a nice walk. Book in was quick and... More 

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ZsoltJakri, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, thank you very much for your kind feedback. I am delighted you enjoyed your stay at the Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel. Please allow me to apologies for the inconvenience caused by our overly eager Housekeeping team! We have now discussed this matter with the team to avoid any recurrence. I am pleased this unfortunate incident did not... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed here with my girlfriend for two nights and I was very happy with the hotel, one member of staff in particular stood out, a polish guy in reception called Jacek, very warm and welcoming and a credit to the hotel. I would award 5 stars but the breakfast I had on the last day was a little slap... More 

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ZsoltJakri, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Reviewer, thank you very much for your amazing comments and the praise of the team here. They really are an asset and Jacek is certainly an outstanding performer in the team! It was great to read that you would be happy to return, we are looking forward to welcoming you back. Kind regards Z Jakri General Manager More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I've stayed here a few times now, and Apex City is always the first hotel I check when planning a trip to Edinburgh. Apex International (I think it's now called Apex Grassmarket) is just a few doors down, but Apex City has a better selection of high-end rooms. Either way, they are both great hotels. Staff are always very friendly... More 

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ZsoltJakri, General Manager at Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Paul C, what a fantastic review from a regular guest! Both us at the Apex City of Edinburgh and our friends next door are delighted to have you visiting us on several occasions. Please come and see a member of the team on your next stay and we will provide you with the details of the suppliers! Kind regards,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed there for 3 nights this weekend during a trip to Edinburgh and had an amazing experience. The hotel is very modern and clean and it's situated right at the centre of the city's old town. We walked to the castle, the national gallery and to all other main attractions which was very practical. Also we had a view... 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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