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

Popular property highlights

Free WiFi
Restaurant
Indoor pool
Business center
Smoke-free property

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.

Fusion Dining

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.

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).

  • Express check-in 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Indoor pool 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Conference space 
  • Business center 
  • Express check-out 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Meeting rooms 7 
  • Restaurant 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Self parking (surcharge) 
  • Sauna 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk 
  • Conference space size (meters) - 84 
  • Number of meeting rooms - 6 
  • Terrace 
  • 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)  

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

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 

Accessibility

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 

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

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

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property 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
Additional policies and fees may apply when booking more than 5 rooms. For more details, please contact the Hotel using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

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

  • National Rating

    This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.


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