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Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

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Limerick, Ireland
Reviewed yesterday NEW

It's a nice hotel in an excellent location. We were offered an upgrade to a City Plus room for an extra £20, with a big fuss mad over the Nespresso machine in the upgraded room, and an excellent side view of the castle. Upon entering the room, we found three Nespresso capsules (one decaf) which was disappointing, These were restocked...

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Grantham UK
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This was a second stay here and was even better than before. The location is great, being close to lots of places to eat and visit. Although bang on Grassmarket the room was quiet and had a fabulous view of the castle. The room was spacious and very well equipped. We had upgraded to a City Plus room and were...

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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Opted to stay at this hotel as we were visiting Edinburgh for the Xmas market. The hotel was an enjoyable 10 minute walk into Princess Street & 5 minutes to the castle. Plenty of restaurants & bars opposite the hotel but we opted to eat in the hotel one night & this was very enjoyable & good value for money....

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Bewdley, United Kingdom
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Stayed here for two nights. This was my first visit to Edinburgh. This hotel is very central with great views of the castle. Easy walking distance to the main shopping area, lots of pubs and restaurants across the road. Hotel staff were very friendly and helpful. Rooms were spacious and had everything you needed for an enjoyable stay.

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County Cavan, Ireland
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

very good hotel would recommend it , and the location was excellent the German market was an experience plus the added fun fair for adults and toddlers also we found the taxis were not as expensive as previous years

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Hereford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

No better than a premier inn. Really feel like they needed to offer more. The tiles in the bathroom were stained the fridge didn't work and the tv kept crashing. All small things if you were paying less

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Bristol, England
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This Apex lives up to the high standards of others in the small chain. Very comfortable room, good bathroom facilities, decent bar and breakfast room. Several very good bars and restaurants in the square too. Staff are friendly and helpful. You can't go far wrong.

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Glasgow
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Right at grassmarket bars etc a shirt distance to Royal mile. Location excellent. Rooms great but had a poor shower re pressure and heat. Advised reception staff but same 2 days of our stay. Noisy hairdryer which was changed although good speed and heat from this which is always a bug bear in a Lot of hotels. If shower was...

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Warrington
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Friendly staff, room was well laid out, equipped and comfortable. Our room was near the back of the hotel but still had a lovely view of the castle. The hotel was perfectly situated on the grassmarket, with only a 5 minute walk to the royal mile & 10 minutes to train station, main shops & Christmas market, there is also...

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here for a birthday weekend. Amazing location in Edinburgh, beautiful hotel, very kind and welcoming staff. Clean, tidy, great amenities - even got a handwritten happy birthday note with two free drinks. Would highly recommend - thanks all for a very lovely stay

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Old Town
Few Edinburghers live in the Old Town, but its labyrinth of dank alleys and steep streets suggests this was not always the case. Today, it’s mostly visitors, tartan-flavoured souvenir shops, and pipers that you’ll find on its cobbled streets. This is the place to get a feel for Auld Reekie (Old Smelly), as the town was once nicknamed, and stroll the Royal Mile, the thoroughfare that links the castle with the royal palace – two of Edinburgh’s great set-piece attractions. But there’s lots more exploring to do here down dozens of little alleys, or wynds, while at night the city’s busiest clubs erupt along the Cowgate which is closed to traffic for this purpose.
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Agua Restaurant & Bar
Agua Restaurant & Bar
Cuisines: European, British, Scottish
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
In the heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, this contemporary hotel has 122 stylish rooms. Designed for comfort, rooms include HD widescreen LCD TV, large desk, free Wi-Fi and local calls, ground coffee and selected teas, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board. Facilities include Agua Bar and Restaurant, event space for up to 80 delegates, use of leisure facilities a few doors away at Apex International including pool and gym. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel

Address: 61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh EH1 2HJ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh > Old Town , Grassmarket
Price Range: $136 - $394 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 122
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Also Known As:
Apex City Edinburgh
Hotel Apex City
Apex City Of Edinburgh Hotel Scotland
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#24 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#26 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#30 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Upgrade to a castle view is worth it.”
 of 5 bubbles Rydeb0y, 7 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The upgraded City Plus room was very good”
 of 5 bubbles bristolreviewer, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“We had a side room, castle view.... Beautifully quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles DeborahS663, 30 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Castle facing room for a great view”
 of 5 bubbles r0bb029, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Very quiet back room”
 of 5 bubbles Chrisgloss, 18 Nov 2016 | Read review
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