Overview

Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel
Top Business Hotel

61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2JF, United Kingdom
+44 131 243 3456

AED 315+

Overall guest ratings

8.8/10 Excellent
Based on 3,898 reviews

Review highlights

  • 10.0
  • 9.4
  • 9.1
  • 6.5

Good to know

  • Spacious rooms
  • Clean rooms
  • Friendly service
  • Wonderful sightseeing

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    About

    Location.

    The modern Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel is located in the Old Town of Edinburgh, Scotland. The hotel offers clear views of nearby Edinburgh Castle and is close to the Royal Mile, Holyrood Palace, the Parliament buildings and the shops on Princes Street. Edinburgh Waverley train station is less than a mile away, while Edinburgh Airport (EDI) is 7 miles from the hotel.

    Hotel Features.

    The ultra-modern interior of the Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel, which opened in 2002, leads off the medieval cobbled streets of Grassmarket. Leather and steel armchairs are dotted around the lobby, which offers views of the castle through large windows.

    The long Agua Bar and Restaurant serves Scottish specialities such as mille feuille of Highland game casserole. Charcoal-colored banquettes line the walls, with broad dining chairs on the other side of the tables. For breakfast, guests can choose from a continental buffet or cooked Scottish breakfast. Drinks and light dishes are served in the adjoining bar area.

    Complimentary wireless Internet is available throughout the hotel. The hotel has 4 calm library spaces, with views of the castle. A selection of DVDs (surcharge) is available at reception.

    Guestrooms.

    The Apex City of Edinburgh Hotel's 122 guestrooms feature framed photographs of Edinburgh, back-lit headboards and suede armchairs. The airy rooms, decorated in neutral colors, offer free wireless Internet access, TVs, DVD players, and tea/coffee making facilities. Bathrooms have baths and separate walk-in showers, heated towel rails, and complimentary designer toiletries.

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    Amenities

    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Facilities for disabled guests
    • Business centre
    • Concierge service
    • Laundry service
    • Meeting/Banquet facilities
    • Room service
    • Spa
    • Indoor pool
    • No smoking
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Express check out
    • 24 Hour Front Desk
    • Safe
    • Sauna
    • Fitness centre
    • Pets not allowed
    • Storage available
    • Wedding services
    • Internet
    • Parking (surcharge)
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    Reviews

    Guest reviews

    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 3,855 reviews
    • 10.0 "Excellent wellness & sports facilities."
    • 9.4 "Terrific location."
      9.8 "98% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      9.2 "92% liked the proximity to shopping."
      8.5 "Near to public transport, according to 85%."
      7.8 "78% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
    • 9.1 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.1 "81% said the reception staff was great."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
      7.8 "Housekeeping was great, according to 78%."
      8.0 "80% were happy with the room service."
      8.8 "Lovely bar service, according to 88%."
    • 7.4 "Nice rooms."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.3 "83% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.7 "87% said rooms were clean."
      8.9 "89% thought the view was good."
      7.9 "79% liked the big bathroom."
      9.0 "90% appreciated the modern rooms."
    • 6.8 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.5 "Internet is average."
      5.7 "57% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.7 "Average value."
      6.3 "Only 63% were satisfied with the beverage prices."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 2,968 reviews
    • 9.3 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      10.0 "100% enjoyed the restaurants & bars nearby."
      9.4 "City centre within easy reach, said 94%."
      9.3 "93% liked the proximity to shopping."
      8.2 "82% thought it was easy to get to the train station."
      8.7 "Near to public transport, according to 87%."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.2 "92% thought the service was very professional."
      7.3 "Housekeeping was great, according to 73%."
      7.7 "77% were happy with the room service."
      8.6 "Lovely bar service, according to 86%."
    • 7.6 "High comfort."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.1 "81% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.5 "75% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      7.9 "79% liked the big bathroom."
    • 7.3 "Nice rooms."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.1 "81% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.8 "88% said rooms were clean."
      8.9 "89% thought the view was good."
      7.9 "79% liked the big bathroom."
      9.3 "93% appreciated the modern rooms."
    • 6.9 "Internet is average."
      6.1 "61% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.5 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.8 "Average value."
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    Overall rating

    8.8 Excellent
    Based on 501 reviews
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.5 "95% found the staff to be very friendly."
      9.0 "90% thought the service was very professional."
      7.5 "75% said the reception staff was great."
    • 9.0 "Terrific location."
      9.7 "97% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
      9.0 "City centre within easy reach, said 90%."
    • 6.8 "Rooms are ok."
      5.9 "For only 59%, the bathroom was ok."
      5.9 "Only 59% thought the shower was ok."
    • 6.7 "Internet is average."
      5.9 "59% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 6.6 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 5.1 "Average value."

    Overall rating

    8.5 Excellent
    Based on 38 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.4 "94% found the staff to be very friendly."
    • 7.5 "Nice rooms."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.5 "High comfort."
      8.5 "85% thought rooms were spacious."
    • 7.1 "Good breakfast."

    Overall rating

    8.7 Excellent
    Based on 346 reviews
    • 9.5 "Terrific location."
      9.9 "99% liked the proximity to sightseeing."
    • 9.0 "World class service."
      9.6 "96% found the staff to be very friendly."
      8.8 "88% thought the service was very professional."
      8.2 "82% said the reception staff was great."
    • 7.8 "High comfort."
      8.8 "88% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.5 "85% said the beds were comfortable."
      7.0 "70% thought it was pleasantly quiet."
      8.1 "81% liked the big bathroom."
    • 7.7 "Nice rooms."
      8.8 "88% thought rooms were spacious."
      8.7 "87% said rooms were clean."
      8.5 "85% said the beds were comfortable."
      8.8 "88% thought the view was good."
      8.1 "81% liked the big bathroom."
    • 6.9 "Breakfast is mediocre."
    • 6.2 "Internet is average."
      5.6 "56% thought the wifi quality was ok."
    • 5.9 "Average value."
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    Romantic Hotel
    Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.
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    Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.
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    Guests recommend this for traveling with friends.
    Good to know
    "Spacious rooms"
    "Clean rooms"
    "Friendly service"
    "Wonderful sightseeing"
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