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4.1 out of 5

"Small room. Small bed. Rooms looking tired. Lovely staff. Nice breakfast. " More

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Hotel Description

Our customers tell us that they can't get enough of the breakfast at Apex Haymarket Hotel. During your stay, you'll be within walking distance of Princes Street. Enjoy features like free WiFi in public areas, plus a restaurant and a bar. Built in 1997, this 3-star hotel has 66 rooms over 4 floors. All rooms offer free WiFi and LED TVs.

  • All rooms offer 24-hour room service, LED TVs and coffee/tea makers
  • Free WiFi
  • Enjoy international cuisine while dining at Metro West End
  • Full breakfast served daily for a fee
  • Self-parking available for a fee
  • Services include dry cleaning/laundry, concierge services and tour or ticket assistance
  • Guests speak favourably about the location and the helpful staff
  • 12 minutes by foot from Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) and a 2-minute drive from Murrayfield Stadium

Double Room (Small)

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
£41* Per night/room 6 Mar - 7 Mar

City Plus Double

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

City Double Room

Bed Count 1 Queen Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

City Single Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

City Twin Room, 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 2 Single Beds Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Apex Haymarket Hotel ratings based on 21 verified reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.5 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Apex Haymarket Hotel

Everyone (3) Couples (13) Business (1) Family (1) Friends (2) Other (1)
5 out of 5

Posted by on 6 Feb 2020

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3 out of 5
Small room. Small bed. Rooms looking tired. Lovely staff. Nice breakfast.

Posted by on 1 Dec 2019

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3 out of 5

Posted by on 1 Apr 2019

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4 out of 5

Perfectly fine

Hotel was a reasonable cost in Festival season. The street works outside have been going on for over a year and cause disruption. Almost missed flight due to power sockets not working and phone not charging otherwise ok.

Posted by , from London on 6 Aug 2018

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4 out of 5

Great weekend

Very enjoyable weekend stay. Staff were very welcoming and friendly. Lovely room. Great shower and comfortable bed.

Posted by on 20 Apr 2016

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5 out of 5

Weekend Getaway

We stayed at the hotel for the weekend as we had tickets to a show on the Saturday night. Price was very reasonable considering that it was only a few pounds more than leading cheap travel chains. Had dinner in the restaurant on the first night and service was very friendly and quick. Food was served hot and tasted delicious. The selection for continental breakfast both mornings was good but feel there could have been a slightly better selection/better presentation at the bar. The room looked exactly as it did on the website. Feather duvet on the bed and mattress was very comfy. Bathroom could have done with some TLC as grout in middle of double shower was a bit dingy and the door didn't stay closed properly so caused a small puddle outside. Hotel was quiet at night and slept soundly. Thought there'd have been more noise from outside but no issues. Located only ten to fifteen minutes from Princes Street and only a few minutes froom Haymarket station. Couldn't have chosen better.

Posted by on 6 Oct 2015

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4 out of 5

Happy Hotel

Lovely greeting from the reception on arrival. The room was perfectly clean and very well presented. Even managed to get parking which was a bonus. The hotel restaurant serves excellent food and the service was friendly/ efficient. The position in the West End was perfect for access to the castle, museums and botanical gardens. Will definitely stay again instead of using the Travelodge.

Posted by on 26 Oct 2014

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4 out of 5

Nice Hotel

Highly recommend this hotel. Staff were very friendly and helpful.

Posted by on 22 Sep 2014

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3 out of 5

Visit Home

Friendly and helpful staff. Room a little on the small side but clean, warm and comfortable. Excellent location for us as very close to Haymarket station and also only a 15 minute walk from Princes Street. Food and drink prices in the hotel are expensive compared to other local bars and restaurants. However, as Edinburgh is my home town I know where to go and where not to go. Would I stay there again? Yes!

Posted by on 25 Jan 2012

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4 out of 5

Great hotel

Its a fantastic hotel which is just a ten minute walk to Princes Street (the main shopping street) and castle etc, it is a little bit out but its cheaper than staying in the centre and the ten minute walk is nothing, would definitely go back there.

Posted by on 16 Sep 2010

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Property Features

There's a restaurant on site. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. There's an onsite business centre. Public spaces have free WiFi. The business-friendly Apex Haymarket Hotel also features tour or ticket assistance, concierge services, and laundry facilities. Parking is available for a fee. This 3-star Edinburgh hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 66 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • Built in 1997
  • Dining venue
  • Bar or lounge
  • Business facilities
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front desk safe
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Lift
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry facilities


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Self parking (surcharge)


  • Airport: Edinburgh (EDI) (10.3 km / 6.4 mi)
  • Train station: Edinburgh Haymarket Station (1 km / 0.6 mi)
  • Parking: Self parking available for a surcharge

Room Amenities

Apex Haymarket Hotel offers 66 forms of accommodation with complimentary bottles of water and coffee/tea makers. LED televisions are featured in guestrooms. Bathrooms include baths or showers, designer toiletries, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. This Edinburgh hotel provides complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks along with free local calls (restrictions may apply). Additionally, rooms include an iron/ironing board and blackout curtains. Housekeeping is offered on a daily basis and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Coffee maker
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Local calls (free)
  • Hairdryer
  • Designer toiletries
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy a full breakfast daily.

Metro West End – This restaurant specialises in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, dinner and light fare. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar. A children's menu is available.

24-hour room service is available.


If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them in the special requests field on the booking page after selecting your room.

  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • In-room accessibility
  • Wheelchair accessible (may have limitations)

Hotel Policies


  • Check-in time starts at 2:30 PM
  • Check-in time ends at 2 AM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

If you are planning to arrive after 11 PM, please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation.

Guests arriving after 11 PM must make advance arrangements by contacting the property using the information on the booking confirmation.


  • Check-out by 11 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.


  • No pets allowed


Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed. Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • One child stays free
  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Debit cards
  • Online Penalty Collection


Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 9.50 and GBP 13.50 per person (approximately)
  • Self-parking fee: GBP 8 per night

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Apex European
  • Apex European Edinburgh
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  • Apex Haymarket Hotel
  • Apex Hotel
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  • Hotel Apex European
  • Apex Haymarket Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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National Rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

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*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.