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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

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Certificate of Excellence
Certificate of Excellence
Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel is located in the heart of Edinburgh’s Grassmarket, just minutes away from The Royal Mile and famous Edinburgh Castle. All rooms and suites provide plenty of natural light, comfort, and space. You’ll also find complimentary luxurious Elemis toiletries, a 42” LCD TV and vanity area with hair dryer and mirror in your room. Upgrade to a City Plus Room and you’ll also find air-conditioning, bathrobes and your very own Nespresso coffee machine. Downstairs, you can relax in Agua Restaurant and Bar. This modern space is set back from the bustling Grassmarket and offers a wide selection of dishes through its all day dining menu including burgers, steaks and pastas. Afterwards, retreat to the lounge and choose from an extensive wine list or sip on an expertly prepared cocktail with Castle views.
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Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast Available
Conference Facilities
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting Rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Public Wifi
Wheelchair access
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Accessible rooms
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Refrigerator in room
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100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
182Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
111Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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-flavoured 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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Clean and modern hotel. The staff were friendly and professional.. The bathroom had both a bath and a double shower. Lots of good restaurants, bars and cafes within easy walking distance of the hotel. Two slight criticisms, room doors clash/noisy and I'm not sure how the room
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I'll admit, I do like getting my free Apex rubber duck everytime I stay! Seriously though, a great hotel with outstanding service. The room was large with a very comfortable bed and extra leather sofa. Bathroom had a separate shower and bath. The whole hotel was very clean and
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Booked a 3 night stay in early January through booking.com and couldn't be happier with it. Fantastic value for money, friendly staff, quick and easy checking in & out and a perfect location. It's a very steady 20 or so minute walk from Waverley Station, then to the Royal Mile
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We stayed here for a weekend trip and could not fault the hotel. The bed was so comfortable we did not want to leave. Lovely location with views of the castle and lots of nice bars and restaurants around and an easy walk into the city. Highly recommend
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Our overall experience of the Apex Grassmarket Hotel was good. The hotel is situated in a great location that is no more than a ten minute walk from Princes Street. The only complaint, if you could call it that was we paid for an upgrade (£60) for king size bed, coffee machine
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Yes, you can leave it with the front desk, they will hold them for you while you go out and can go back to the hotel late just to pick it up.
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How easy us it to get from airport? Is ther a hop on tour bus close by?
Hello Sam15855, You can ride either the bus or tram from the airport. They drop you near Edinburgh Waverley station. The hotel is then a 10-15 minute walk. Some of these routes are steep so please keep that in mind if you have lots of luggage. We look forward to see you. Kind Regards Mike
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How easy us it to get from airport? Is ther a hop on tour bus close by?
No, we took an Uber and it was about 25 minutes.
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Hello, There is no charge for the storage of luggage for guests of the hotel. We look forward to welcoming you. Kind Regards Mike
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There is no charge for holding luggage. You will find all Staff helpful and happy to take your cases. A great hotel.
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"We had a very quiet room that did not face towards the Grassmarket. Room 2123"
"Worth upgrading from basic to next level."
"Avoid rooms facing The Grassmarket if you are a light sleeper."
"top floor overlooking the castle"
"hotel has elevators so accesable for everyone, a private parkingspace and a congierge service."
US$73 - US$302 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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