We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Apex Grassmarket Hotel

Save
Share
Traveller (41)
Room & Suite (185)
Dining (79)
Overview
  • Excellent50%
  • Very good37%
  • Average11%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Breakfast Buffet
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Room Service
4 Star accommodation
All hotel details
{"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"},"dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"moduleList":["handlers"]},"scriptFlags":null}
Rooms
26 Aug.27 Aug.
|
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
Standard Room
Getting you more information on this room More
Free Cancellation
Book now, pay at stay!
Select
Show Available Rooms
Sorry, this partner no longer has rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please visit one of our 10 partner sites to see rooms from USD 215.
We're sorry, there are no rooms available on TripAdvisor. Please change your dates, or view all Edinburgh hotels with availability
{"BOOKING_FEATURES": ["IB_PRICES_OUTSIDE_ROOM_BUTTON","IB_STREAMLINED_SELECTED_ROOM","IB_SHOW_EMAIL_FOR_INSECURE_LOGIN","IB_EXIT_INTERRUPTER","RCMS_INLINE_ROOM_GRID_MAX_OCC","IB_SHOW_AMENITIES_AS_ICONS","IB_POST_BOOKING_LOGIN","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS","IB_IRG_MATCH_META","META_AIR","CHILDREN_SEARCH","IB_INLINE_ROOM_GRID","IB_TIME_OF_STAY_PAYMENT_TYPES_V3","IB_DW_CCNAME_WITH_AUTOCOMPLETE","IB_IRG_PERFORMANCE_METRICS_MOBILE","IBEX_HIGH_EQUITY_BRANDING","IB_PRICE_WINS_POST_TX","IB_BOOKNOW_CLEAN_WITH_ICON_SHORT_BTN","IB_BOOKING_FORM_FAVICON","STORED_CARDS","SHOW_DISCLAIMER_ASTERISK","IB_PRICE_WINS_COPY","IB_URGENCY_BLOCK"] , "IMPRESSION_KEY": "0bd64bd3c8744c549f5a3d0015353561", "roomSelectionModel": {"partnerInfos":[],"multiplePartners":false,"polling":{"locationId":280880,"bookingSessionId":null,"detailedAvailabilityKey":null,"commerceContentIds":[79790109],"additionalContentIds":[],"pollCount":0,"checkin":{"day":26,"month":8,"year":2018},"checkout":{"day":27,"month":8,"year":2018},"adults":2,"child_rm_ages":"","rooms":1,"display_rooms":300,"entryPrice":215,"entryCurrency":"USD","complete":true,"formKey":"","showAllRooms":true,"genNewBookingSessionId":false,"winningProviderAtClick":"","selectedRoomKey":"","impressionKey":"0bd64bd3c8744c549f5a3d0015353561","navArea":null,"referringServlet":"Hotel_Review","highestMetaPrice":0,"lowestMetaPrice":215,"additionalPartner":false,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":0,"roomsToVerify":[],"clazz":null},"summary":null,"unavailable":false,"metaOffers":[],"mismatchCheckModel":null,"totalMediaCount":0,"hotelPhotos":[],"noticeHeaderMessage":null,"moreProviders":null,"lowestPricePartner":null,"showAllRooms":true,"isMetaCheaper":false,"isBookingLessThanOrEqualToMeta":null,"avgHistoricalPrice":0.0,"avgHistoricalDisplayPrice":null,"expressBookState":null,"highestMetaPrice":-1,"lowestMetaPrice":215,"highestMetaPriceDisplay":-1,"hotelName":"Apex Grassmarket Hotel","hasSpecialTimeOfStayTaxes":false,"trackingTree":null,"trackingTreeId":null,"showPriceHoverTooltip":false,"trackingContext":"eyJzdGF0ZSI6IkhPVEVMX0FVQ1RJT04iLCJwIjoiSFJfTWFpbkNvbW1lcmNlIiwiaWRzIjp7IkJGSyI6IjBiZDY0YmQzYzg3NDRjNTQ5ZjVhM2QwMDE1MzUzNTYxIiwiQUlLIjoiZjY1NzlmZGZhYzBiNDAyYzg1MTZmYTdlNTVmNjlkOTYifSwiZW50cnlTZXJ2bGV0IjoiSG90ZWxfUmV2aWV3In0=","cheaperPricesExist":false,"enableLPF":false,"priceDropPercent":0,"canExpandRooms":false,"expandRoomsToAllPartners":false,"roomSelectionKey":null,"useSupplierDirectTreatment":false,"isSupplierDirect":false,"showProviderSeparator":false,"clazz":null,"seeMoreMessage":null,"seeMoreIFrameMessage":null,"isPricelineCom":false,"isPriceDrawerEnabled":false,"isMetaMarketingLandOnBookingFormEnabled":false}, "ibAvailability": true, "metaAvailability": true, "topOfferIsIB": false, "numHacTries": 1, "checkIn": "26/08/2018", "checkOut": "27/08/2018", "lowestPrice": "USD 215", "hasDates": true, "hacComplete": true, "contentIdMappings": {"79790109":"AgodaIB"}, "pollingEnabled": false, "preventScroll": false, "offerClickToken": null, "conditionalUpdate": false, "mightGetRooms": false, "divClasses": "ppr_rup ppr_priv_resp_hr_room_grid", "singlePartnerRoomGridWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_responsive","js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","tracking":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'tracking'))"},"dust":{"sub_header":"ibex_room_grid_responsive__sub_header"},"moduleList":["handlers","tracking"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "multiPartnerRoomGridWidget": null, "mismatchMessage": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_mismatch_message","template":"ibex_mismatch_message__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_mismatch_message","js":{"handler":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handler'))"},"dust":{},"moduleList":["handler"]},"scriptFlags":null}, "maxRoomsToShow": 300, "isTablet": false, "roomGridRowWidget": {"containerClass":null,"containerAttributes":null,"widget":{"name":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","template":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__widget","divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_room_grid_row_responsive","js":{},"dust":{"amenities":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__amenities","occupancy":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__occupancy","condition_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__condition_col","price_text":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__price_text","reservation_col":"ibex_room_grid_row_responsive__reservation_col"},"moduleList":[]},"scriptFlags":null}, "mismatchMessageLightbox": null, "deviceInfo": "OtherOS OtherBrowser", "bookOnTripAdvisor": "Book on <img class=\"ibHeaderImg\" alt=\"TripAdvisor\" src=\"https:\/\/static.tacdn.com\/img2\/branding\/rebrand\/TA_logo_primary.png\"\/>"}
Reviews (147)
Filter reviews
124 results
Traveller rating
56
51
14
1
2
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
56
51
14
1
2
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsview of edinburgh castleexcellent locationvictoria streethot itemsmodern hotelgrass marketset you up for the daystaff was very friendly and helpfulfourth flooropen the windowpubs and restaurantsroyal milestay there againshort staywithin walking distancecomfy bedrecommend this hotel
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 5 of 124 reviews
Reviewed yesterday

Great staff made our visit. Special mention to Duncan an Aussie waiter who has now left what an exceptionally nice guy, Hotel was comfortable and ideally situated really felt part of the buzz surrounding festival, Staff are exceptional. This is a modern hotel and I...More

Thank therightopinion
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Went for a meal after the fringe. Food good but outstanding service in particular from the waitress Jill who was very helpful, efficient and friendly. Excellent location, particularly if you get a window seat.

Thank JonathanDixon21
Reviewed 3 days ago

Hotel has been refurbished recently. Our room faced the castle.It had 2 armchairs ,comfortable large bed and good bathroom. Good breakfast but food later in day was very ordinary and lunchtime service was slow.Excellent location in the old town ,close to many festival attractions, with...More

Thank GrandmaAB1
Reviewed 3 days ago

Excellent hotel and location if you want to be in the middle of the Grassmarket and The Fringe Festival buskers. You can also listen to the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo every night + watch the fireworks! This was great for us but if you are...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
1  Thank Gwendolyn J
Reviewed 4 days ago

I have stayed at this hotel and it's sister hotel the Apex City in excess of dozen times. The hotel is ideally situated for the Fringe Festival, with many of the most popular venues in easy walking distance. As the main purpose was to spend...More

Review collected in partnership with this hotel
1  Thank stevec1975
View more reviews
About
Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Wheelchair Access
Dry Cleaning
Meeting Rooms
Laundry Service
Concierge
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
Breakfast Available
Things to do
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Heated pool
Indoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 123 - USD 412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#33 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#34 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Details
Price range
USD 123 - USD 412 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#21 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#29 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
#33 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#34 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Accessible rooms
Add Photo Photos
Traveller (41)
Room & Suite (185)
Dining (79)
Pool & Beach (20)
Amenities (43)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (13)
Family and Play Areas (1)
Nearby
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
...More
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
mendoza8
10 August 2018|
Answer
Response from Dave R | Reviewed this property |
I reckon every summer will be busy everyday because of the festival .
1
Vote
Richard D
7 August 2018|
Answer
Response from Traveling_Gong_Show | Reviewed this property |
Yes pick the non market side. View won’t be good but off the Main Street will be not as loud.
1
Vote
23 May 2018|
AnswerShow all 6 answers
Response from margaretrussell50 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry about the delay. Yes there are a couple of elevators.
1
Vote
Room Tips
"Ask for the view of the castle"
Read review
"The Family Rooms come with a view of the Edinburgh Castle"
Read review
"Dont get a front of building room"
Read review
"Request a view of the castle"
Read review
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more. Claim Your Listing