A classic Edinburgh Castle view hotel

Creatively designed spaces & contemporary features

Apex Grassmarket Hotel is one of Edinburgh's best hotels committed to friendly, personalised service and dedication to providing the best stay for each guest. Our updated accommodations and comprehensive hotel features make family travel, corporate trips and leisure stays easy - and you're never more than minutes away from Edinburgh Castle, the Royal Mile, or the Grassmarket's best dining and nightlife.

Rooms & Suites

Each of the 169 rooms at our Edinburgh Castle hotel features complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi access, 42-inch LCD TVs and, in some cases, fifth-storey walkout balconies with Old Town views. Many of our rooms are spacious enough to easily accommodate families or groups.

Eat & Drink

Metro Bar & Brasserie offers food using Scottish and British produce. Tasty dishes and a casual atmosphere make the perfect place to dine, meet or relax with a drink. Its bar serves a complete complement of drinks including spirits, beers, wines and cocktails. 

Meetings & Events

Plan meetings in one of six flexible function spaces - accommodating up to 200 attendees - or host a picture-perfect social event before a breathtaking Edinburgh Castle backdrop. Whether you utilise Heights or one of the hotel's contemporary meeting spaces, you'll receive assistance from our dedicated team of events and meetings specialists.


Apex Grassmarket Hotel is located directly on the Grassmarket, in the heart of Old Town's most lively section. The hotel is surrounded by bars, cafes, shops and restaurants, and Edinburgh Castle, the National Gallery, and the Royal Mile are just a short walk away.