Apex City
61 Grassmarket, EH1 2HJ, United Kingdom
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom (EDI) Glasgow International Airport, United Kingdom (GLA) [GLA]

Superbly located in the very heart of Edinburgh's Old Town, this hotel boasts stunning views of the historic Edinburgh Castle and is only minutes from the popular Royal Mile and the vibrant shopping district on Princes Street. Make use of the nearby fitness centre and swimming pool, and indulge in delectable cuisine at the award-winning Agua Restaurant and Bar. When the sun goes down, unwind in beautifully appointed guest rooms and suites, featuring stylish furnishings, charming city views, cosy bedding and modern amenities.

Why we recommend the Apex City Hotel

  • Old Town location near The Royal Mile
  • Close to popular attractions
  • Luxurious rooms with large beds
  • Award-winning restaurant
  • 24-hour room service

Attractions near the Apex City Hotel

The One o’clock Gun

What started as a daily time check for ships in the harbor at Leith two miles from Edinburgh Castle, has since become a much-loved Edinburgh tradition and a popular tourist attraction. Every day except Sunday, at exactly one o’clock, the One o'clock Gun blasts out from Edinburgh Castle.

If you’re wandering along Princes Street at this time, you might see fellow pedestrians momentarily leap out of their skin as the cannon booms high above. Head up to the Castle to witness the One o'clock Gun salute in person, and while you're there, you might want to explore the Castle's grounds for an in-depth look at Edinburgh's rich history.

Pause for thought at the Royal Botanic Gardens

Edinburgh’s Royal Botanic Gardens are a resplendent collection of diverse habitats set on a little less than 30 hectares, just two kilometres north of Princes Street in the heart of the city. Dating back to 1670, the Gardens are world famous for their unusual and varied plant collection, most of which is housed in grand glasshouses throughout the park.

Pack up a picnic and enjoy a serene morning wandering through the beautiful parklands, which includes seeing the much-loved Rock Garden and the incredible Redwood trees of the Woodland Garden. Discover fascinating eco-systems and plant life from all over the world in the glasshouses including Britain’s tallest palm tree.

Facilities - General

Laundry serviceWheel chair access in hotel
ConciergeLaundry room
Swimming poolHealth club or gym
Day spaParking
Parking cost applicable 

Facilities - Room

Internet (wireless)Internet (cable)
Cable TVIn room safe
Room serviceTelephone
Tea and coffee making facilitiesInternet (common wireless)

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