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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    02/07/2017 03/07/2017
    1 room
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          US$479
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          • Excellent76%
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          • Average5%
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          • Terrible1%
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          Reviewed 8 April 2017 via mobile

          Full Scottish breakfast was amazing, Marcin was so friendly and polite the whole time he is great for the atmosphere. If you like modern gadget bustling hotels this isn't for you. Embrace it for being relaxing, didn't feel like I was in hotel. Room was...More

          Thank 681MB
          Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 11 April 2017

          Dear Guest Thank you for taking the time to share your generous impressions following your recent Celebratory 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 breakfast and our dedicated...More

          Reviewed 6 April 2017

          We stayed here as a family for my Mums birthday, it was a lovely find, the rooms were very comfortable the staff were very kind and especially helpful to my Dad who's not so good at walking. The staff also went the extra mile for...More

          Thank vanessa k
          Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 8 April 2017

          Thank you for taking the time to share your generous impressions following your recent Celebratory 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 breakfast and service. I will pass...More

          Reviewed 2 April 2017

          Our stay at the Howard was an excellent experience. The service and staff were top shelf. Everyone was extremely friendly and we did not want for anything. Although we did not have dinner, breakfast was well done and our evening night caps in the bar...More

          Thank cfb657
          Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 8 April 2017

          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 breakfast and service. I will pass on...More

          Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

          Stayed in Howard as it stated 5 star rating. The hotel staff are excellent and strived to make our break enjoyable. The food was excellent as was the room service. No tea and coffee making facilities in room !!!! Hotel is rather dated and in...More

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          Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 8 April 2017

          Dear guest Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're disappointed to hear that we did not meet your expectations as we aim to exceed them. I was perturbed to hear that you thought your...More

          Reviewed 27 March 2017 via mobile

          Stayed for 3 nights . It's like a country house. Very welcoming. Staff went out their way to look after us. There is a butler service who would run your bath,set out a table in your room for meals. Rosette winning restaurant. 18 bedrooms. Ours...More

          Thank Nella C
          Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 29 March 2017

          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 made good use of our dedicated butler servce and...More

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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • US$197 - US$432 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #9 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
          • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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          • 18
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          417sandeeps
          How far it is from Waverley station? Means of transportation from there as reaching by train?
          2 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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          417sandeeps
          How far it is from Waverley station? Means of transportation from there as reaching by train?
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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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          traveller12557
          on the Choice hotel website which is part of the Ascend collection, it mentions The Howard hotel has guest laundry, does anyone know if this is still correct, thanks.
          22 January 2017|
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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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