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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

4-star Hotel with Indoor pool

31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS

+44 131 300 3456

based on 4,462 reviews


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About Apex Grassmarket Hotel, Edinburgh

Value for money

The Apex Grassmarket Hotel offers 4-star accommodations for your stay in Edinburgh, putting you in the heart of Old Town and just steps from Grassmarket. You can find parking at the property for a nominal daily fee and complimentary Wi-Fi is provided throughout the hotel. There is also an indoor pool, and you can stay active in the on-site fitness center.

You will have access to the hotel’s 24-hour front desk, where you will also find a front desk safe. There is a terrace where you can enjoy the sights and sounds of the city, and this upscale hotel also features a modern business center for keeping in touch. Laundry service can be provided by request and there’s even a sauna where you can relax.

24-hour room service is available in all 169 guest rooms, where you’ll also find flat-screen TVs with premium channels. You can choose from select rooms with city views, as well as family rooms and the Castle View Deluxe, which features a private balcony. Rooms also include comfortable beds with premium bedding, and hypoallergenic bedding can be provided by request.

The Apex Grassmarket Hotel offers a buffet breakfast for a surcharge, along with a bar and lounge for your enjoyment. You can dine at the hotel restaurant, which serves local and international cuisine. If you prefer, you can head out to local restaurants like El Toro Loco and Petit Paris.

Also near the hotel, you can walk to the Royal Mile and the Scotch Whisky Experience. The Apex Grassmarket Hotel is less than 10 minutes from the National Museum of Scotland and Edinburgh Castle, as well.

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Deluxe Rooms - Lake view


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Standard Rooms - Courtyard view


$95 totalVio.com
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Superior Rooms - Panoramic view
1 queen bed

1 queen bed



$419 totalSuperTravel
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Double Rooms - Harbor view
1 double bed

1 double bed



$206 totalSuperTravel
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Queen Rooms - Garden view
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Other Rooms - Harbor view


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Hotel Amenities & Facilities

  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness center
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Room service
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Coffee machine
  • Business center
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas

Health and safety

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Physical distancing rules
  • First-aid kit
  • CCTV in common areas
  • CCTV outside property
  • Hand sanitizer in guest accommodation and key areas
  • Screens or physical barriers placed between staff and guests in appropriate areas
  • Use of cleaning chemicals that are effective against coronavirus
  • 24-hour security
  • Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays
  • Safe
  • Guests can opt-out of accommodation cleaning
  • Staff follow all safety protocols as directed by local authorities
  • Disinfection of high-touch surfaces


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Wi-Fi available in all areas
  • Linens
  • Towels
  • Fan
  • Fire extinguisher
  • Shampoo
  • Free toiletries
  • Smoke alarms
  • Heating
  • Body soap
  • Trash cans
  • Free Internet
  • Conditioner


  • Electric kettle
  • Packed lunches
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast in the room
  • Tea/coffee maker
  • Kettle
  • Refrigerator
  • Continental breakfast
  • Coffee machine

Services and conveniences

  • Wedding services
  • Ticket service
  • Business center
  • Wake-up service
  • Concierge service
  • Safety deposit box
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Room service
  • Key card access
  • Express check-out
  • Bottle of water
  • 24hr front desk

Accessibility and suitability

  • Increased accessibility
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Accessible by elevator
  • Hypoallergenic
  • No smoking
  • Non-feather pillow
  • Pets not allowed
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator


  • Family rooms
  • Seating area
  • Landmark view
  • Telephone
  • Carpeted
  • Storage available

Pool and spa

  • Heated pool
  • Spa
  • Indoor pool
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Shower
  • Shower cap
  • Toilet
  • Toilet paper
  • Private bathroom


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


  • Socket near the bed
  • Alarm clock
  • Wardrobe or closet

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Balcony


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Apex Grassmarket Hotel

Attractions in Edinburgh, Scotland curated by momondo

Apex Grassmarket Hotel location: 31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS


Grassmarket0.0 mi
Edinburgh Castle0.2 mi
Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi
Princes Street0.3 mi

Restaurants and Cafés

Metro at Apex Grassmarket0.0 mi
Petit Paris0.0 mi
Mamma's American Pizza0.0 mi
The Black Bull0.0 mi

Apex Grassmarket Hotel Reviews

GreatBased on 4,462 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great stay and excellent location! (in 398 reviews)
  • "Lovely friendly staff, excellent breakfast." (in 390 reviews)
  • "Friendly staff, fantastic hotel room." (in 318 reviews)
Cons -
  • Worse hotel I’ve ever stayed in. (in 78 reviews)
  • Noise outside on Saturday night (in 39 reviews)
  • Rooms could do with air conditioning (in 38 reviews)

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Check in anytime after 2:30 PM, check out anytime before 11:00 AM


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Frequently asked questions

  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel is typically below the average price of 4 star hotels in Edinburgh. On average, you can expect to pay $250 per night in Edinburgh. Apex Grassmarket Hotel typically costs $91 per night, which is $159 cheaper than the Edinburgh average.

  • Drive distance from Edinburgh Turnhouse to Apex Grassmarket Hotel and vice versa is 6.8 mi and the overall drive time is about 20min. Driving time can vary based on the time of day and traffic.

  • With parking available at Apex Grassmarket Hotel, you could always rent a car for as low as $11/day and park it at the hotel. This would give you freedom while visiting Edinburgh. Another more common option is to just take a taxi or rideshare service from the airport to Apex Grassmarket Hotel. The nearest airport to the hotel is Edinburgh Turnhouse.

  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel does have a restaurant on site that guests and non-guests can use. Ask the front desk for kitchen hours or call Apex Grassmarket Hotel at +44 131 300 3456. If you are staying at Apex Grassmarket Hotel, you are more than welcome to order food through the hotel’s room service menu.

  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel does have a pool on site that hotel guests may use. Be advised that hotels typically have rules associated with pool usage. momondo would advise you to check with the front desk before taking a swim.

  • When staying at Apex Grassmarket Hotel there is just 0.3 mi between you and Edinburgh city center. While making your way to the center of Edinburgh, you should plan to visit Edinburgh Dungeon, along with all the shops and restaurants.

  • For questions regarding the hotel or your stay at Apex Grassmarket Hotel, call +44 131 300 3456.

  • Yes, Apex Grassmarket Hotel has Wi-Fi available to hotel guests.

  • Yes. If you are looking for a hotel with a fitness center on-site, Apex Grassmarket Hotel is a great place to stay.

  • The required check-out time is 11:00 AM. Please plan accordingly before your departure to avoid any penalties or fees.

  • $173/night is a good average price right now, and some users have even reported deals that start from only $75/night. However, prices can change based on the time of year you’re booking, the type of room you prefer, etc. Fill in the form above to get deals for your trip.

  • Laundry services are available at Apex Grassmarket Hotel. Contact the property reception for additional information. Ironing equipment e.g. ironing boards and irons are available as well.

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