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Located in Old Town, Apex Grassmarket Hotel is adjacent to Scotch Whisky Experience and within a 10-minute walk of other popular attractions like Greyfriars Kirk. This 171-room, 4-star hotel welcomes guests with conveniences like an indoor pool, free in-room WiFi, and a fitness center. It's in central Edinburgh and also a short walk from St. Giles' Cathedral and Edinburgh Castle.

Dining

Explore the hotel and meet new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with 24-hour room service. For your convenience, breakfast is available for a fee.

Rooms

Apex Grassmarket Hotel's 171 rooms provide coffee makers, free local calls, and free bottled water. 42-inch LED TVs are available for entertainment, and guests can stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers and free toiletries. Ironing boards and desks are other standard amenities.

Property features

At Apex Grassmarket Hotel, guests enjoy features like an indoor pool, a fitness center, and a sauna. Self parking is offered for GBP 12 per night. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with dry cleaning/laundry, tours or tickets, and luggage storage. Additional amenities include free WiFi in public areas, 7 meeting rooms, and conference space.

Highlights

  • Walking distance to Greyfriars Kirk and St. Giles' Cathedral
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Onsite dining
  • Indoor pool

Hotel Amenities

Hotel Amenities

Complimentary wireless Internet access is available throughout the Apex Grassmarket Hotel, and the concierge can provide information on local tourist attractions.

The hotel houses five conference rooms, with capacity for up to 200 people, and able to accommodate business meetings, wedding receptions, and banquets.

Secure parking is provided on site for up to 60 cars (surcharge).

  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Express check-out 
  • Total number of rooms - 171 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Number of floors - 5 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Breakfast available (surcharge) 
  • Conference space 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-in 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 84 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Television in common areas 
  • Wedding services 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Conference space size (feet) - 906 
  • Sauna 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Indoor pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)

Room Amenities

  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Free local calls 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Desk 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • LED TV 

Where to Eat

Heights - A narrow restaurant located on the top floor of the hotel with floor-to-ceiling windows framing views of Edinburgh Castle. The warm decor features chocolate brown upholstered chairs made of wood and marble, while tables are topped with white linen. Open for breakfast daily.

Tony Singh at Apex Grassmarket - This modern split-level bar and restaurant offers fusion style cuisine and features views over the Grassmarket and Edinburgh Castle. Low tables and leather sofas feature in the upstairs bar.

Nearby Things to Do

Yu-Time Leisure facilities, located on the hotel's basement level, include a gym with treadmills, exercise bikes, weight machines and wall-mounted TVs; complimentary bottled water and towels are provided. There is also a stainless steel, ozone-treated pool with views out to the Grassmarket and castle, and a ‘tropicarium' with sauna and solarium. Access to the spa is complimentary and is exclusive to Apex Hotel guests.

Arthur's Seat, two miles from the hotel, offers many different walks with views over Edinburgh Castle and the old town and, on clear days, to the Ochil Hills and the Firth of Forth. There are over 20 golf courses in and around the city.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Hiking/biking trails nearby 
  • Golfing nearby 

Accessibility

To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the "Special or Accessibility Requests" section of "Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies

Check-in

Check-in time ends at 2 AM

Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM

Check-out

Check-out time is Noon

Payment types

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 11.00 and GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self parking fee: GBP 12 per night (in/out privileges)
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

Hotel Name

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

We should mention

A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Kids eat free offer:

  • Children up to 12 years old eat free when dining off the kids' menu with an accompanying paying guest staying and dining at the hotel


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