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Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2HS, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Grassmarket
  • Free WiFi
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  • The view was incredible, staff was amazing, very helpful and accomodating.Mar 15, 2020
  • Great costumer service, polite employees and comfortable room. Mar 10, 2020

Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

from $108
  • City Double Room
  • City Twin Room
  • Castle View Superior Room
  • Family Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Castle View Deluxe Room with Balcony

What’s around Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh


  • In Old Town
  • Grassmarket - 1 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 6 min walk
  • Princes Street - 8 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min walk
  • George Street - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 16 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 17 min walk
  • Kingsknowe Station - 9 min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 169 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking * on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool 1
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Metro Bar & Brasserie - Onsite restaurant.

Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh’s small print

Also known as

  • Apex Hotel International
  • Apex Grassmarket
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Hotel
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Hotel Edinburgh
  • Apex International Edinburgh
  • Apex International Hotel
  • Apex International Hotel Edinburgh
  • Hotel Apex International
  • Apex International Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel
  • Apex Grassmarket Edinburgh


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Optional extras

Self parking costs GBP 12 per day with in/out privileges

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.5 for adults and GBP 15.50 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

  • Does Apex Grassmarket Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Apex Grassmarket Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and staff wear personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs GBP 12 per day.
  • Is there a pool at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:30 PM to 2 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant. Nearby restaurants include Timberyard (4-min walk), Maison Bleue (5-min walk), and Hanam's (5-min walk).

Recent reviews

Fabulous 8.8 From 1,317 reviews

Exceptional 10.0
Comfortable Clean Stay Great Location in Old Town
Comfortable Clean Stay Great Location in Old Town
us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Very nice Hotel and good location
Anna, us2 night family trip
Very Good 8.0
A nice, clean, spacious hotel! Seamless check in & check out (I arrived around 10am on a Tuesday and my room was available), nice sized room, bathrooms with both a shower and a large tub, very quiet, and great WiFi. My only complaints were that the bed was way too firm and there was no thermostat in the room to control the temperature (which didn’t bother me since I don’t get cold easily, but I could see someone else having issues). Truly a lovely hotel, but the firm beds would probably keep me from returning.
Gabriella, us4 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Great place, clean and friendly. The location is perfect for Edinburgh sightseeing. Give the restaurant a pass: much better food in the Grassmarket area.
nancy, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Was in Edinburgh for my friends 50th. The hotel staff was very accommodating and extremely friendly. The room was clean and the view of the castle incredible. I highly recommend this hotel and I will be back for sure !
Cynthia, us7 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
Great location
Great location, very clean and comfortable rooms. Staff were very friendly and helpful.
brent, us3 night trip with friends
Very Good 8.0
Great location.
Debbie, us2 night trip with friends
Exceptional 10.0
A room with a view
Stayed at Appex Grassmarket for one night during a vacation with my husband traveling to several places across England. We had a spacious and lovely room on the fourth floor with a beautiful view of the castle. The hotel is on the main strip of Old Town with immediate access to the Royal Mile. This is an elegant hotel with impeccable service.
Jennifer, us1 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
My husband & I celebrated our 10 year anniversary here at the end of our trip to Scotland. We loved the hotel, hospitality, and location. Jordan in particular was extremely helpful with recommendations and left a lovely note & bottle of wine! We would definitely return 😊
Julie, us2 night trip
Very Good 8.0
Family Vacation in Edinburgh
We stayed a night in Edinburgh on the way to London. The location of the Hotel was wonderful and we had a great view of the castle. The beds were a bit uncomfortable but other than that it was a really good hotel, especially the location.
Shawn, us1 night family trip

Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

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