Apex City Hotel

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Average rate: $70 - Hotel class: 4 stars
61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
www.apexhotels.co.uk - 44 (131) 3003456

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Apex City Hotel Edinburgh Reviews

sarahelaine sarahela…
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Apex City Hotel Oct 10, 2013
The Apex City is part of the Apex chain. In fact, and slightly confusingly, they have two hotels on the Grassmarket. The Apex International is slightly posher. The Apex City aims itself at the business market rather than the leisure market, although it would be fine for either purpose.

The staff are great, and the rooms are lovely and quite big by the standards you expect in a British City. The decoration is pleasant. Although there is no gym or sauna in the Apex City, guests can use the facilities in the larger Apex International and it is only about four doors further down the Grassmarket so this should not be a problem. The restaurant and bar are pricy, but not unusually so for a hotel, and there is a decent fixed price menu. Of course you shouldn’t have to eat in the hotel, as it is right in the centre of Edinburgh.

The location is great. The Grassmarket is in the heart of tourist Edinburgh, right under the castle, and less than five minutes from the Cowgate (cheesy clubs and student/backpacker dives), Lothian Road (more cheesy clubs, but also the wonderful Cameo cinema and the King’s and Lyceum theatres and Usher Hall) and the Royal Mile (all the tartan souvenirs that you could possible imagine). I’d recommend the nearby Bow Bar as a more local, less touristy alternative to the theme bars on the Grassmarket itself. Although the Grassmarket itself gets very noisy on weekends, the soundproofing in the hotel is good and that shouldn’t be a problem.

You also get good toiletries (Elemis) and a small bath duck.
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nhces29 nhces29
7 reviews
Nov 13, 2005
The Apex City Hotel is located in the Grassmarket area of Edinburgh, Scotland. The placing of this hotel could not be any better as there are many shops, restraunts and bars within a short walk. You are also only a few blocks from the Royal Mile and are in the shadow of the great Edinburgh Castle. The price was a tad high but well worth it. The rooms were very clean and contained high quality furniture and linens as well as wireless internet. The hotel restaraunt was exceptional though a bit overpriced. Overall I was very pleased with my stay at this facility and would stay there again.
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Apex City Hotel Overview

This hotel is one block from Princes Street, a popular destination for shopping. Other nearby attractions includes Edinburgh Castle, one-half mile away, and Royal Mile, virtually minutes away. Other sites are the Holyrood Palace and Dynamic Earth. In addition to the better known destinations, Edinburgh features smaller, lesser known pubs, shops, and restaurants worth visiting, all close to the Apex City Hotel. The Apex City Hotel is located at 61 Grassmarket, a central location that people love. With attractions nearby and easy access to the Edinburgh International Airport and Waverley Train Station, people use the hotel for business, vacation, honeymoons, or weddings.

Given four stars, the hotel has contemporary décor. The Apex City Hotel has 119 en-suite rooms, which are simply beautiful. The rooms feature a 42” wide screen LCD television, built-in desks, data ports, wireless Internet access, fresh coffee and tea, choice of pillows, and a nice basket of complimentary toiletries. Business people can use the on-site meeting space designed for as much as 80 people.

The Apex City Hotel has a chic look and feel, as well as modern accommodations and amenities. Located in the center of the city, visitors find getting around easy and convenient.

Apex City Hotel Amenities

  • Business Center
  • Room Service
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Pet Friendly
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Elevator / Lift
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Golf Course
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Security Guard
  • News Stand
  • Mini Bar
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Secretarial Service
  • In Room Movies
  • Bath / Hot Tub
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • Modem / Data Port
  • TV
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Laundry service
  • Casino
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Photocopier
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Ticket Service
  • Facsimile
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Disabled Parking
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Steam Room
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Bathrobes
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Cots
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Express Check-In/Check-Out
  • Paid Parking

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