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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.
Apex Grassmarket's fusion cuisine restaurant by Tony Singh makes use of locally sourced produce to create an international menu. Bring your friends along to enjoy an extensive range of sharing platters.
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.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us! Opens in a new window.
Apex Grassmarket Hotel
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).
- Express check-in
- Fitness facilities
- Indoor pool
- 24-hour front desk
- Conference space
- Business center
- Express check-out
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Meeting rooms 7
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Free WiFi
- Self parking (surcharge)
- Smoke-free property
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- Conference space size (meters) - 84
- Luggage storage
- Breakfast available (surcharge)
- Conference space size (feet) - 906
- Parking (limited spaces)
- Total number of rooms - 169
- Television in common areas
- Number of floors - 5
- Wedding services
- Number of buildings/towers - 1
- Multilingual staff
Family Friendly Amenities
- Indoor pool
- Free Wi-Fi
- Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Self parking (surcharge), Parking (limited spaces)
- 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
- Free WiFi
- Room service (24 hours)
- Free cribs/infant beds
- LED TV
Where to Eat
Metro Bar & Brasserie - Stands out as one of the best restaurants on the Grassmarket. With seasonally rotating menus and a comfortable yet contemporary bi-level space, the restaurant attracts locals and guests alike. Open for lunch and dinner, with views up to Edinburgh Castle, the restaurant menu combines classics with creative twists.
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.
- Golfing nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time ends at 2 AM
Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
Check-out time is noon
Children and extra beds
- Children are welcome.
- Kids stay free! Up to 2 children 12 years old and younger stay free when using existing bedding.
- Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
- Free cribs (infant beds)!
- Pets not allowed
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
- Resort fee
- Breakfast fee: between GBP 11.00 and GBP 15.50 per person (approximately)
- Self parking fee: GBP 12 per night (in/out privileges)
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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:
This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.