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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    Overview
    • Excellent76%
    • Very good15%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “drawing room” (53 reviews)
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    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    We were recommend this hotel by a friend and it didn't disappoint. Our butler , marcin was fab he couldn't do enough for you. We loved that we could get back from a day sight seeing and a fresh pot of tea was delivered to...More

    Thank EssexTinaD
    Reviewed 2 days ago

    We chose the Howard because we wanted to stay in a nice old Scottish house, even if it was a bit far from the center. It's in a quiet neighborhood. We mostly walked so I guess that the location was acceptable. The price was reasonable...More

    1  Thank PetPPP
    Reviewed 6 days ago

    Wonderful period hotel. Excellent staff!! These guys will bend over backwards to make your stay the best possible experience. Good location walking distance to most things or a quick cab ride to most things. Worth the money. Did not disappoint.More

    Thank rcocd
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. We were particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dedicated butler service. I will pass on...More

    Reviewed 6 days ago

    We loved this place, very large room, although lowest category, nicely furnished and comfortable. In a quiet and nice area but any easy walk to all sights. Very obliging staff, inc. valets and reception. They will bring you tea in your room anytime (it is...More

    Thank carolinecalifornia
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 3 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. We were particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dedicated butler service. I will pass on...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We have stayed here a couple of times and have always enjoyed our time here. The butler service is great and they are always attentive. We admire the character of this hotel and it's rooms. The breakfast never disappoints and there is a wide selection...More

    Thank Tired247Always
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous and detailed impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. We were particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dedicated butler service. I will...More

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    About
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • $186 - $410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Suites ,
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • New Town
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    • The Howard Edinburgh, Scotland
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    New Town
    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
    until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
    play. This is the city’s central business district
    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
    May 2, 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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    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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    Yes, we had laundry done while we stayed there. There was an extra charge, I think but it was reasonable.
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