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Get an overview of this hotelNext to Edinburgh Castle in the Grassmarket

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Near Royal Mile

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

Top-floor restaurant

Modern Scottish dishes are served in the top-floor restaurant, which offers views of the lit-up castle at night; the castle can also be seen from the swimming pool in the basement spa.

Complimentary Wi-Fi

Guestrooms feature richly coloured fabrics, suede upholstery, limited edition photo prints by Scottish artist Richard Demarco, and complimentary wireless Internet access. Bathrooms include free rubber ducks.

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 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-in 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Parking (limited spaces) 
  • Terrace 
  • Restaurant 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 84 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • 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 Hotel International
  • 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
  • Apex Grassmarket
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland

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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