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Apex Grassmarket Hotel

4-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
31-35 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH1 2HS, United Kingdom

4-star hotel with indoor pool, near Grassmarket
  • Free WiFi
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Restrictions related to your trip

COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.  Check restrictions for your trip.

Property renovations and closures

This property is closed from December 22 2020 to April 25 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • The only negative thing was that the bathroom drains were’t working so well. But the view…Jan 2, 2019
  • Lovely overnight stay very comfortable rooms staff very helful and friendly will…Oct 25, 2020

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

from P6,628
  • City Double Room
  • City Twin Room
  • Castle View Superior Room
  • Family Room, 2 Double Beds
  • Castle View Deluxe Room with Balcony

What’s around Apex Grassmarket Hotel


  • In Old Town Edinburgh
  • Grassmarket - 1 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 4 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 6 min walk
  • Princes Street - 8 min walk
  • University of Edinburgh - 10 min walk
  • George Street - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre - 20 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 16 min drive
  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 12 min walk
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station - 13 min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station - 17 min walk

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 169 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 5 floors


  • Check-in time 2:30 PM-2 AM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out

Restrictions related to your trip

  • COVID-19 alert: Travel requirements are changing rapidly, including need for pre-travel COVID-19 testing and quarantine on arrival.
If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • Up to 2 children stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding

  • No cribs (infant beds)


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Onsite self parking (GBP 12 per day; includes in/out privileges)

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking on site

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Buffet breakfast daily (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/lounge
  • Snack bar/deli
  • 24-hour room service
Things to do
  • Indoor pool
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • Business center
  • Meeting rooms
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator
  • Safe-deposit box at front desk
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Raised toilet seat
  • Low-height counters/sink
  • Grab bar - near toilet
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English

In the room

Home comforts
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding available
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • 42-inch LCD TV
  • Cable/satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Free WiFi
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


Metro Bar & Brasserie - Onsite restaurant.

Apex Grassmarket Hotel’s small print

Also known as

  • Apex Hotel International
  • Apex Grassmarket
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Hotel
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Edinburgh
  • Apex Grassmarket Hotel Hotel Edinburgh
  • 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


Some facilities may have restricted access. Guests can contact the property for details using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.

Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.

Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.

Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

This property accepts credit cards, debit cards, and cash.

Optional extras

Self parking costs GBP 12 per day with in/out privileges

Buffet breakfast is offered for an extra charge of GBP 15.5 for adults and GBP 15.50 for children (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Apex Grassmarket Hotel

  • Does Apex Grassmarket Hotel offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Apex Grassmarket Hotel does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is Apex Grassmarket Hotel currently open?
    This property is closed from December 22 2020 to April 25 2021 (dates subject to change).
  • What are the cleanliness and hygiene measures currently in place at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    This property confirms that disinfectant is used to clean the property. Furthermore, guests are provided with hand sanitizer, social distancing measures are in place, and gives staff personal protective equipment. Please note that this information has been provided by our partners.
  • Is parking offered on site at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Yes. Self parking costs GBP 12 per day.
  • Is there a pool at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Yes, there's an indoor pool.
  • Are pets allowed at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    You can check in from 2:30 PM - 2 AM. Check-out time is 11 AM. Express check-in and check-out are available.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Apex Grassmarket Hotel?
    Yes, there's an onsite restaurant, Metro Bar & Brasserie. Nearby restaurants include The Bow Bar (3-min walk), Timberyard (4-min walk), and Oink (5-min walk).
  • What is there to do at Apex Grassmarket Hotel and nearby?
    Apex Grassmarket Hotel has an indoor pool and a sauna, as well as a fitness center.

Recent reviews

Superb 9.0 From 1,171 reviews

Very good 8.0
Swimming pool was lovely, nice, big room albeit at the back of the hotel.
Coco382014, gb1 night trip
Very good 8.0
The staff weekend very friendly and helpful, we had a problem trying to find the hotel as the road was closed so I called the receptionist was very helpful trying to give instructions. The hotel itself was great and we had an amazing view of the castle, my only niggle with the room was that it was very warm even when I turned the heating off and the shower in the bathroom was twisted so the spray kept hitting the wall instead of the bath and not very powerful
Fiona, gb1 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Fabulous view from room 2021
The hotel didn’t blow me away but worth it for the amazing view of the castle. Mid range hotel so you get what you pay for but all and all a quiet city break in a time of covid restrictions that served its purpose. All good :)
David, gb2 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
Great Hotel. Enjoyed it that much stayed am extra night. Great views
gb2 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Extremely nice hotel, great location, staff is very helpful. the view of castle view room with balcony is great!
Shirley, hk2 night trip
Very good 8.0
Wonderful location in the heart of Edinburgh. Good customer service and facilities close to the castle surrounded by a number of bars, cafes and restaurants. The hotel benefits by having its own car park. Good covid precautions in place.
PS, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Very helpful staff and a great room. Lovely to have a swimming pool available.
gb2 night trip
Exceptional 10.0
The VIP Expedia room had a fantastic view of the castle. The staff were very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was great and made fresh to order and served to your table. There is parking at the hotel for £12 a day.
Edwina, gb1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
A clean and new hotel in a very historic area of this beautiful city. Our room was large and had two large beds which felt very luxurious. The cherry on top of the cake was the view of Edinburgh’s castle from our room. The only negative was that check-in felt very slow and there was quite a queue building up.
Steven, gb3 night family trip
Exceptional 10.0
gb2 night family trip

Apex Grassmarket Hotel