• Map and Directions

    61 Grassmarket, Edinburgh, EH1 2HJ T 0845 365 0000 Outside UK +44 (0)131 441 0440

  • How to find us

    The Apex City Hotel is centrally located, right in the heart of Edinburgh's historic Old Town. It is situated in the Grassmarket area of the city, which is well sign posted and easy to find.


    If driving from Edinburgh Airport follow the city centre signs for approximately 30 minutes.
    As you reach Princes Street (Edinburgh's main shopping street), turn right onto Lothian Road and then first left onto King's Stables Road. This road winds around the foot of the Castle and leads to the Grassmarket, where you'll find the Apex City Hotel.
    Alternatively you can take a taxi from the airport, or catch the number 100 bus straight to the centre of town.

    Let someone else worry about directions and book a CENTRAL TAXIS taxi, a professional, black taxi firm. When you land at Edinburgh Airport, call +44 (0) 131 229 2468 or book direct/download App at Central Taxis.

    • 445 wheelchair accessible taxis
    • 33% fleet are six seaters
    • Permitted to use Greenways, allowing a quicker (and cheaper) journey into the city centre
    • All drivers hold Public Hire taxi licences (includes police checks pass a topographical test)
    • All taxis have Chip ‘n’ Pin facilities to allow you to pay by credit or debit card (5% surcharge).

    Edinburgh Trams

    The closest tram stop for Apex City Hotel is on Princes Street.

    The 14km tram route runs from Edinburgh Airport all the way to York Place in the City Centre. Along the route are 15 tram stops, connecting passengers with bus and rail services and popular shopping and commuter destinations. 

    To book tickets, timetables or find out more see Edinburgh Trams.


    Waverley Station is just a 10 minute walk from Apex City Hotel. This takes you to the south of the station. However, most of our guests prefer to take the five minute taxi journey instead of walking - the approach can be quite hilly in parts.


    If you are driving into Edinburgh, the simplest way to find us is to follow signs for Princes Street, Edinburgh's main shopping street. You will immediately see the Castle and the Grassmarket is located directly behind it.

    Head for the west end of Princes Street, and then turn on to Lothian Road. Then take the first left onto King's Stables Road. This road winds around the foot of Edinburgh Castle and leads straight onto the Grassmarket - where you'll find Apex City Hotel.

    Once you're here, Edinburgh is best enjoyed on foot and by public transport.

    Please note that we have a small car park that is available on a first come basis and at a cost of £12.00 per 24 hrs.

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