Apex Grassmarket Hotel

31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HS

+44 131 300 3456

per night


based on 3,909 reviews

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


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

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

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


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

Accessibility and suitability

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


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

Pool and spa

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


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

Media and entertainment

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable or satellite TV
  • TV


  • Terrace/Patio
  • Beach towels
  • Balcony


  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service
  • Iron and ironing board


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

Parking and transportation

  • Parking
  • Private parking


  • Fax/photocopying
  • Desk

Family friendly

  • Cribs available
  • Kids meals


  • Fitness center

Places of interest near Apex Grassmarket Hotel

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Princes Street Gardens0.3 mi
Edinburgh Waverley Station0.4 mi
The Royal Mile0.4 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

Traveler Reviews

GreatBased on 3909 verified guest reviews

Pros +
  • Great stay and excellent location! (in 355 reviews)
  • Good breakfast and friendly staff! (in 341 reviews)
  • "Room was amazing, great value!" (in 286 reviews)
Cons -
  • This was a terrible hotel. (in 65 reviews)
  • Noise outside on Saturday night (in 35 reviews)
  • Price of the hotel bar was extortionate! (in 25 reviews)

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Check in/Check out

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


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Frequently asked questions

  • 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 $28/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 National Library Of Scotland, 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.

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