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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
    011 800 8004 4800
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    Overview
    • Excellent76%
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    Reviewed 22 May 2015

    Lovely hotel in the heart of Edinburgh, amazing courtyard room, very spacious and staff very attentive. Lovely four poster bed and great jacuzzi bath. Breakfast was excellent, with great Scottish produce.

    Thank MX5LBD
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 25 May 2015

    Another short but sweet review of The Howard - many, many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 18 May 2015

    Booked The Howard for myself and my mother. We had two Petit Double rooms. The staff is lovely, the rooms had everything we needed. Breakfast was plentiful and tea was lovely. The whole experience felt like staying at a friends' home. The location is perfectly...More

    Thank nygugie61
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 20 May 2015

    Another perfect review for The Howard and I am immensely grateful to this guest for taking the time to share their positive experience of the hotel with TripAdvisor. I hope to welcome her, and her mother, back to The Howard in the very near future....More

    Reviewed 11 May 2015

    My girlfriend and I recently stayed at The Howard for two nights. We were able to leave our bag here until it was time for us to check-in. When we arrived back, Orsi showed us to our room 'The Lauriston' and told us it was...More

    Thank TWorley23
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 20 May 2015

    Another super review for the Howard - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 10 May 2015

    Certainly not welcoming. We booked and paid for a superior twin room,none was available. We're offered an apartment across the road with separate bedrooms. We said no. The room we were shown was the Cockburn, the only good thing about it was the bathroom. The...More

    Thank Michael S
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 12 May 2015

    A disappointing review considering the guests in question never actually stayed at The Howard, and I must take issue with the description of the rooms presented. Our housekeeping standards are extremely high as has been detailed in other reviews, and none of our rooms can...More

    Reviewed 6 May 2015

    My husband surprised me for my 30th birthday by taking me to Edinburgh for two nights. He booked The Howard as he thought it was full of character and after reading a lot of reviews felt it would be special. The Howard did not disappoint....More

    Thank Caroline S
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 12 May 2015

    A super review for The Howard and I am grateful for the kind words on our unique Butler Service. Leon Kiteley General Manager

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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$151 - US$279 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #9 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • The Howard Edinburgh, Scotland
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    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
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    with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
    of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
    clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
    helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
    Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
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    417sandeeps
    3 May 2017|
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    Response from EdinburghCollection | Property representative |
    According to google maps we are 15 minutes walk from Waverly Bridge. There is a good public transport link from the train station to the hotel. The local bus services 23 and 27 will get you here in under 10 minutes.
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    3 May 2017|
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    Response from 681MB | Reviewed this property |
    I am a fast walker and it took me about 15 minutes. It is up a slight hill as well. It would be a very short taxi ride. My wife and I walked it back from pubs around the castle which is further every night and enjoyed the... More
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    Response from droppinout | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, we had laundry done while we stayed there. There was an extra charge, I think but it was reasonable.
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