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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 GrassmarketEdinburghScotlandEH1 2HSUnited Kingdom

4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Greyfriars Kirk
  • Free WiFi
Very Good8.4
Great location
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
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Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

from $94
  • City Double Room
  • City Twin Room
  • Superior Room
  • Family Room, 2 Double Beds, Castle View
  • City Double Room Single Use
  • Superior Double Room, 1 King Bed, Castle View
  • Deluxe Double Room, Castle View

About Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

Near Royal Mile.
Set in the historic Grassmarket area, this contemporary hotel is overlooked by Edinburgh Castle, and is within 500 metres of The Royal Mile and Princes Street gardens.

Hotel Features.
Apex Grassmarket Hotel has fitness facilities, an indoor pool, and a sauna. Wireless Internet access is complimentary. Apex Grassmarket Hotel has a restaurant and a bar/lounge. 24-hour room service is available. The staff can arrange tour/ticket assistance and dry cleaning/laundry services.

Amenities featured in guestrooms include LED cable/satellite TV, coffee/tea makers, and free local calls. All guestrooms provide complimentary bottled water. Bathrooms provide hair dryers. All guestrooms at Apex Grassmarket Hotel are non-smoking.

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 noon
  • Express check-in/out

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children (12 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Self parking (limited) *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • Resort fee included
* 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
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Golfing nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Conference space
  • Meeting rooms 7
  • Conference space size (feet) - 906
  • Conference space size (meters) - 84
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • Television in common areas
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LED TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Free local calls
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping

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 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


Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the Hotel using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

Mandatory fees

The charges below are included in the total price displayed:

  • Resort fee

Optional extras

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

Breakfast costs between GBP 13.00 and GBP 16.00 per person (approximately)

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

What’s around Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh


  • In Old Town
  • Greyfriars Kirk - 5 min walk
  • St. Giles' Cathedral - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 8 min walk
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre - 10 min walk
  • Princes Street Gardens - 11 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 11 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) - 24 min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 13 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 17 min walk
  • Slateford Station - 9 min drive
  • Self parking (surcharge)
  • Limited parking

Recent reviews

Very Good 8.4 From 1,005 reviews

Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh
Very Good8.0
Our first room had a foul odor. Staff accommodated our request for a new room. Excellent location. Enjoyed the pool too.
Bart, us2 night trip
Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh
Very Good8.0
Good location! Nice hotel and staff. Would recommend
Scott, us3 night trip
Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh
Great Hotel. Area is convenient to everything!
Candy, us2 night trip
Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh
Thought I’d at least have a view of the city or castle.we look out at cars and buildings...not impressed.for that rate I also expected a few more amenities besides shampoo and robe,slippers,body lotion,shower cap,etc
Laurie, us2 night trip
Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh
A great central hotel and a safe area. Good bars and transportation readily available.
A Traveler, us4 night trip

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Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

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