Fascinating history and iconic sights surround Apex Grassmarket Hotel. Located in the heart of Old Town Edinburgh, this contemporary hotel is surrounded by culture. You’ll love the Edinburgh Castle views from the hotel and the fact that within a few minutes you can be on the Royal Mile, or exploring the National Museum of Scotland or even sipping a coffee at The Elephant House – the café where J K Rowling began writing some of her early Harry Potter work.
In a glass-fronted restaurant with stunning Castle views, you’ll find food and drink inspired by classic Scottish produce and flavors at Metro Bar & Brasserie. It’s a great place to meet with friends or grab lunch over a business meeting. Plus the conference and meeting rooms will suit more formal business needs and unforgettable views of Edinburgh make Heights a unique and inspiring event space on the fifth floor.
Apex Grassmarket Hotel has 169 rooms which are warm, welcoming, and stocked with superb amenities like complimentary Wi-Fi, luxurious Elemis toiletries and 42-inch LCD TVs. As an added bonus, many of our Deluxe Rooms feature with castle views and outdoor balconies. Be sure to find the Apex duck in your room – it’s yours to take home.
Looking for one of the best dining experiences on Edinburgh’s Grassmarket? Then the Metro Bar & Brasserie is a fantastic destination for sampling delightful dishes in stylish surroundings.
Located in the heart of the historic Old Town, it’s an ideal respite from the bustling capital, whether you’ve been treading the nearby royal mile, exploring the National Museum of Scotland, or following in the inky fingerprints of JK Rowling. The natural light afforded by this attractively glass-fronted restaurant enhances what is a welcoming and inviting space for both guests of Apex Grassmarket Hotel and locals who will have no doubt already heard of the superior bites that can be enjoyed here.