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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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Overview
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS Scotland See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
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All reviews edinburgh castle castle view great location hotel provides ear plugs nice hotel victoria street pool and sauna royal mile national museum grass market staff was very friendly and helpful military tattoo within walking distance fourth floor room number booked this hotel deluxe room
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Reviewed yesterday

great hotel with high standard comfortable rooms, the rooms with views of the castle are spectacular. Be sure to book direct for special extras such as room upgrades and breakfast. quality hotel for a reasonable price. Very attentive and friendly staff too

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank talk3536
Reviewed yesterday

nice clean room, bit pricey for a family, basically two double beds crammed into one room, but hey, Edinburgh markets in December is a captive audience !! clean and tidy, had to ask for more towels as not enough put into the room, breakfast was...More

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Lee F
Reviewed yesterday

Lovely hotel ideally situated, nice friendly staff and good food! Large bedrooms with two double beds as a standard twin room. Not far from city centre and good views of castle. Interesting sights nearby.

Date of stay: December 2018
Thank bckhelen
Reviewed yesterday

Stayed here for 4 days in December with my husband. Great location with friendly and helpful staff. Room very comfortable and well appointed. Easy access to all amenities in Edinburgh. Will definitely stay again if we return to Edinburgh.

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Date of stay: December 2018
Thank Marie S
Reviewed yesterday

I have been staying here with my family for years, sometimes at Easter and sometimes at Christmas, it was always fantastic and the service was excellent so I booked it again with high hopes. Unfortunately somebody has been making some very poor changes. One of...More

Date of stay: December 2018
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About
Description
Apex Grassmarket Hotel is located in Edinburgh’s vibrant Grassmarket. Nearby, you’ll find the characteristic Edinburgh Castle, Greyfriars Kirkyard and The Royal Mile, making this hotel the perfect More place to stay if you’re looking to explore the city. Your room will be stocked with both essentials and added extras like complimentary Wi-Fi, luxurious Elemis toiletries and a 42” LCD TV. Choose a Deluxe or Family room and you’ll also get an Edinburgh Castle view to make your stay extra special. Kick-start your day with a refreshing swim in the hotel swimming pool or use the Technogym fitness studio, free of charge. Later you can try some unique fusion food to share created by the well-known Edinburgh Chef, Tony Singh in the hotel restaurant. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Banquet Room
Breakfast Available
Business Center with Internet Access
Concierge
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Beachfront
Free Parking
Spa
Breakfast included
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
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Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
169
Price range
$94 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Apex International Edinburgh
,
Hotel Apex International
,
Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town / Grassmarket
Hotel class
Hotel Style
Business
,
Family
,
Luxury
,
Romantic
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Number of rooms
169
Price range
$94 - $337 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Apex International Edinburgh
,
Hotel Apex International
,
Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Location
United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town / Grassmarket
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Traveler (104)
Room & Suite (234)
Dining (81)
Pool & Beach (23)
Amenities (43)
Business Center & Event Rooms (13)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Nearby
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
...More
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Questions & Answers
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nblane
September 29, 2018|
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Response from twodiamondmom | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there are a number of restaurants that are open for breakfast within 200 ft of the hotel. You can look them on Google map. We ate at a coffee house right next door and it was pretty good.
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AliceT3
September 18, 2018|
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Response from F1930JXdavids | Reviewed this property |
Children are allowed anytime as far as I know, did not see any programs offered. It was very warm, smallish but clean.
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Room Tips
"ask for a castle view"
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"The Castle view rooms are the best."
AmandaC870
yesterday
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"Ask for a room with a view of the castle"
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"All rooms were very quiet."
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