Apex City Hotel - Edinburgh

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61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 2JF  show map
 4 stars
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Apex City Hotel - Edinburgh

Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

GBP 12 per day

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Restaurant

Coffee shop

Lobby bar

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness center

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Solarium

Sauna

Overview

Apex City is a 4-star hotel offering a luxurious accommodation not far from Holyrood Abbey, Royal Observatory Edinburgh Visitor Centre and Parliament House. Since 2002, it has been hosting guests in the heart of Edinburgh.

The hotel is in the stunning location steps away from a museum, a gallery and a palace. The city center lies within 1 km from the venue.

The property is close to shops and department stores.

Turnhouse airport can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Apex City Hotel.

Rooms

The traditional Apex City Hotel offers such rooms as king suite, standard plus twin room and city double room appointed with heating, a dressing area, a writing table, a lounge area and ironing facilities. Some rooms overlook the castle. The rooms come with private bathrooms featuring a bathtub, toiletries and dressing gowns.

Eat & Drink

Guests can savor cocktails and coffee in the oyster bar. Namaste Kathmandu and Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant serve a selection of meals within 350 meters from the venue.

Services

The hotel offers car rental services for travelling a shopping area.

Relax

On-site children facilities feature cribs and a special menu.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site at GBP 12 per day.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   119.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Drugstore/Pharmacy
  • Currency exchange
  • Gift/Newsstand
  • Barber shop
  • Coffee shop
  • Boutiques
  • Eco friendly
  • Executive/club floor
  • Florist/Flower shop
  • Multilingual staff
  • Smoke detectors

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness center
  • Golf course

Services

  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Tours/Ticket assistance
  • Doctor on call
  • Wedding services
  • Newspaper service
  • Bell staff/Porter

Dining facilities

  • Paid breakfast
  • Restaurant
  • Lobby bar

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Secretarial service
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's menu

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Beach access
  • Casino
  • Solarium
  • Sauna

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Individual air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Turndown service
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Refrigerator

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • DVD player
  • International calls
  • Free local telephone calls
  • Radio
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 12 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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Hotel Address:

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 2JF

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    600 m
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.3 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    57.2 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    200 m
Restaurants
  • Namaste Kathmandu (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
    320 m
  • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
    410 m
Parks
  • Princes Street Gardens
    460 m
  • The Meadows
    580 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    870 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    119

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Rooms and availability

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Bed type: Double bed or Twin beds or Double bed or 2 Single beds
Size: 24 m²
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    King Room
    Bed type: Queen-size bed
    Size: 23 m²
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      King Suite
      Bed type: King-size bed
      Size: 43 m²
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        Double Room
        Bed type: Queen-size bed
        Size: 23 m²
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          Superior King Room
          Bed type: 2 Single beds
          Size: 24 m²
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            Master Suite
            Bed type: Double bed
            Size: 43 m²
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              Comfort Twin Room
              Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
              Size: 24 m²
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                How to reach hotel

                hotel Apex City Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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                Hotel Address:

                61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 2JF

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Edinburgh
                  600 m
                Airports
                • Turnhouse (EDI)
                  10.3 km
                • Dundee (DND)
                  57.2 km
                Train Stations
                • Edinburgh Waverley station
                  700 m
                • Bus stop
                  200 m
                Restaurants
                • Namaste Kathmandu (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
                  320 m
                • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
                  410 m
                Parks
                • Princes Street Gardens
                  460 m
                • The Meadows
                  580 m
                Ski areas
                • Midlothian Ski Centre
                  870 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  119

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghApex City

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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                What's nearby

                Tourist attractions

                • Witchery Tours - 100 m
                • camera obscura and world of illusions - 100 m
                • Edinburgh Castle - 100 m
                • John Murray Archive - 200 m
                • Local Heroes Exhibition - 200 m
                • Macdonald Framing - 200 m

                Popular areas

                Places of interest

                • Armstrong's - 100 m
                • Scottish Genealogy Society & Family History Centre - 100 m
                • Old Grassmarket Well - 100 m
                • Tron Kirk - 100 m
                • Tollbooth Of St. John's Kirk - 100 m
                • Camera Obscura - 100 m
                • The Scotch Whisky Experience - 100 m
                • James' Court - 100 m
                • Geoffrey (Tailor) Weaving Mill - 100 m
                • The Cadies & Witchery Tours - 100 m
                • National Library of Scotland - 200 m
                • Central Library - 200 m
                • Magdalen Chapel - 200 m
                • Greyfriar's Bobby Statue - 200 m
                • Gladstone's Land - 200 m
                • Greyfriars Tolbooth & Highland Kirk - 200 m

                Shopping areas

                • Armstrong's - 100 m

                Museums

                • The Scotch Whisky Heritage Centre - 100 m
                • Scotch Whisky Heritage Center - 100 m

                Local attractions

                • Leith - 1.6 km
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                • Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One - 1.9 km
                  75 Belford Road, Edinburgh
                • Inverleith Park - 2.1 km
                  Arboretum Pl, Edinburgh
                • Holyrood Park - 1.6 km
                  Holyrood Park Road, Edinburgh
                • Royal Botanic Garden - 2.2 km
                  The Garden, Edinburgh

                Near the hotel

                • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 160 m
                  Castlehill, Edinburgh
                • The Scotch Whisky Experience - 130 m
                  354 Castlehill, Edinburgh
                • Old Town - 160 m
                  EdinburghScotland
                • Greyfriars Church - 270 m
                  Old Town, Edinburgh
                • National Museum of Scotland - 240 m
                  Chambers Street, Edinburgh
                • Castle Rock - 90 m
                  EdinburghScotland
                • George IV Bridge - 250 m
                  Bank Street and Candlemaker Row, Edinburgh

                Restaurants nearby

                • Namaste Kathmandu - 320 m

                  Address: 17-19 Forest Road
                  Phone: +44 (0)131 220 2273

                  81% likes this, based on 82 reviews
                  Cuisine: Indian, Nepali
                  Price Range: GBP 25 - GBP 31

                • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 490 m

                  Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
                  Phone: 01312252832

                  71% likes this, based on 390 reviews
                  Cuisine: Asian
                  Price Range: GBP 6 - GBP 18

                • Dubh Prais - 630 m

                  Address: 123B High Street
                  Phone: 0-131 557 5732

                  73% likes this, based on 454 reviews
                  Cuisine: Scottish

                • Castle Terrace - 410 m

                  Address: 33-35 Castle Terrace

                  82% likes this, based on 915 reviews
                  Cuisine: Scottish

                • Kanpai Sushi - 550 m

                  Address: 8-10 Grindlay Street
                  Phone: 0131 228 1602

                  81% likes this, based on 240 reviews
                  Cuisine: Japanese
                  Price Range: GBP 18 - GBP 24

                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  119

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                Apex City Reviews

                Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Apex City

                Average guest rating

                8.0out of 10
                Fabulous
                Based on 309 reviews

                Guest reviews

                • Older travelers
                  9.6

                  the staff were friendly and helpful, the room was lovely and a good size plenty room to move about, the location was ideal, everything we wanted to do was within walking distance. i.e the castle, princes street, the dungeons.

                • Group of friends
                  9.6

                  free internet access, comfortable beds, seperate shower and bath

                • Couple
                  9.6

                  Location was excellent, rooms were stylish, clean and comfortable.

                • Family with children
                  7.8

                  The location is good and the receptionists were helpful.

                  £10 for one hour extra checkout time, Twin beds laid out as double bed, Rooms on the small side.

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  Nice hotel in good location, lovely decor and quality finishing.

                  The hotel was incredibly hot with no air conditioning and windows that did not open sufficiently. With such low ceilings the atmosphere was stifling making time in the lovely hotel room very uncomfortable. The fan provided had no effect what so ever.

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  The hotel was in an excellant location, a good value, friendly staff, good services. This was the first hotel we stayed in Scotland that had computers with free internet access. We were very pleased with our overall experience.

                • Older travelers
                  5.0

                  It was alright but would not return its far too noisy and very expensive

                  As above its a hotel thats been well used and is showing its age never a 4 star and not worth the money we paid I expected a lot more

                • Couple
                  8.8

                  Really great location just behind the Castle and a short walk up the hill through the gardens to the centre of Edinburgh. Lovely breakfast. Staff friendly and helpful. Cant fault it really. Thought it was really good value for money

                  The parking is at the back of the Apex Intl. I didnt think that was very clear in the hotel description.

                • Single
                  7.4

                  I like the location the most. Rooms were also decent, and you can tell that the Apex group is making an effort to provide good service and think of the details. The hotel is just below the castle on Grassmarket. There are pubs and shops right there, or it is a short walk up the hill/stairs to the Royal Mile and the castle. It's another short walk to the other side of the tracks to Princes and Rose streets. The hotel is not inexpensive, but compare to other prices, it is a good value for Edinburgh.

                • Older travelers
                  8.2

                  The staff were extremeley helpful and friendly at all times. The bed and pillows were really comfortable andit was good having a bath and shower. The hotel was in an excellent position for sightseeing and shopping in Edinburgh located just below the castle.The house red is pricey at £11.90 for 2 large glasses but was gorgeous.

                  The food was fine but not up to the prices charged. Our evening meal cost £71 with wine and although good wasn't exceptional e.g. the carrots (an extra £2.95) were tasteless.Equally the cooked scottish breakfast was well cooked but the ingredients used weren't of the highest quality.Our room was no bigger than a budget hotel room.

                • Couple
                  9.2

                  Friendly staff!

                  The temperature in the hotel (room) was rather warm. The airco could not cool it down.

                • Older travelers
                  8.8

                  Good rooms, great location, quiet.

                • Couple
                  8.8

                  convenience and location

                  room we stayed in didn't have much of a view- room 3126

                • Older travelers
                  6.6

                  The location of the hotel is fantastic well suited for anyone who wants to look around the city and has never been before as the majority of the attractions are easily reached

                  It failed to live up to our expectations of its sister hotel the international a few doors away

                • Older travelers
                  9.2

                  friendly helpful staff, excellent location, impeccably clean

                How to reach hotel

                hotel Apex City Hotel - Edinburgh Edinburgh location
                Show big map »

                Hotel Address:

                61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH1 2JF

                Get directions
                City Center
                • Edinburgh
                  600 m
                Airports
                • Turnhouse (EDI)
                  10.3 km
                • Dundee (DND)
                  57.2 km
                Train Stations
                • Edinburgh Waverley station
                  700 m
                • Bus stop
                  200 m
                Restaurants
                • Namaste Kathmandu (cuisine: Indian, Nepali)
                  320 m
                • Castle Terrace (cuisine: Scottish)
                  410 m
                Parks
                • Princes Street Gardens
                  460 m
                • The Meadows
                  580 m
                Ski areas
                • Midlothian Ski Centre
                  870 m
                Hotel information
                • Check-in:
                  from  2 pm
                • Check-out:
                  until  12 pm
                • Number of floors:
                  4
                • Number of rooms:
                  119

                Hotel Awards

                UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedEdinburghApex City

                According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
                Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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