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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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Dundee, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Very nice hotel, Very comfortable room overlooking Edinburgh Castle. Fresh towels every day . Breakfast was excellent, plenty of choice also evening meal was lovely. Staff very good. Would recommend this hotel, we were there for 2 days would have liked it to be longer

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Dumfries, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Arrival at hotel was great, arrived early but got into room straight away. Room had been upgraded to castle view, was amazing! Room great size! Location great! All staff friendly and helpful! Would defo recommend and will definitely book with apex again!

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed yesterday NEW

Overall excellent service staff friendly helpful. The comments below would not stop us from returning to this hotel, you could call it nit picking. Only negatives were did not replace the spare toilet roll {but did not cause problem} and male staff on desk when doing final check out did not seem to know anything about where to put overall...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Breakfast area too small for peak periods and greeting staff stressed as a consequence of having to manage an impossible situation. However once seated staff and breakfast very good. Excellent location,great wedding venue.Food very well cooked and presented. Reception staff very friendly and helpful.

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Annan, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Generally very good but first floor rooms which face street are very noisy.rooms at back of hotel much better.location is good and breakfast very good.particularly cooked breakfaststaff very helpful. Hotel is clean and staff efficient

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Glenrothes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed in the apex four times the breakfast let it down this year but it would not stop me using this hotel again would just book with out breakfast. Don't know if the problem was that there was a wedding at the hotel

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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Great location, we were staying in deluxe room, great view out of the window. Furnishings & bathroom overall was dated but fully working (dirty patches on the chairs, mouldy seals in the bathroom). Theres a shower and a bath - which was good with a child, the only let down was the restaurant downstairs, didn't like the breakfast-porridge in particular-mine...

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Glasgow
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We were made very welcome when we arrived at the hotel. Our room was upgraded and the view was amazing of the castle. This hotel is situated right on Grassmarket and within easy reach of all the attractions.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Hotel was superbly clean and had all the facilities you'd need. I didn't think there wasn't tea and coffee in the room until after I'd checked out and my colleague told me it was in the wardrobe! I would have happily give this hotel 5 stars, but the breakfast experience let it down. The waiters and waitresses didn't speak much...

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Carluke, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Room had a view of a brick wall. Very noisy. Whilst room was clean and the room facilities were basic. Location was excellent for what we had planned for our overnight stay in Edinburgh. Not a great choice for room service. Overall poor value.

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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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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Heights Restaurant
Heights Restaurant
Cuisines: Scottish, European, British
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Edinburgh’s old town, this contemporary four star hotel has 169 stylish rooms, many with panoramic views of the castle and city skyline. Designed for comfort, the rooms include 42 inch wide screen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, tea and coffee, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Facilities include restaurant, bar, meeting and event space for up to 250 delegates, and pool, tropicarium and gym. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apex Grassmarket Hotel

Address: 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HS, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Grassmarket
Price Range: £75 - £238 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex Grassmarket Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 169
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Also Known As:
Apex International Edinburgh
Hotel Apex International
Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
Hotel Style:
#23 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#35 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#42 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#45 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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“We stayed on the 3rd floor”
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“had read reviews about noise outside but not a problem when we visited”
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“Choose a room at the front with castle view”
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“Dont book a city room: they are noisey and I found teh furnishings not up to scratch.”
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