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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    2017-09-03 2017-09-04
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    • Excellent76%
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    • Average5%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “butler service” (121 reviews)
    “drawing room” (54 reviews)
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    Reviewed 28 April 2015

    We arrived for our trip to the scottish Highlands and Edinburgh, we were thrilled with the level of service, the warm welcome such as is expressed to returning regulars, nithing is too much trouble for the well trained staff. This is the best hotel small...More

    Thank Jill_Powys
    Reviewed 22 April 2015

    Nicely situated, about a 20 minute walk from the town centre, the Howard is an old fashioned Hotel in the positive sense. It ouses charm and reminds you of a byegone age, when guests were served and looked after rather than provided with everything they...More

    Thank Andrew R
    Reviewed 19 April 2015

    We stayed at The Howard for four nights. It is far away from all major atractions, restaurants e etc. Wi Fi is poor. The windows in our room did not open. There are only two power outlets in room and far away from bed. On...More

    Thank Samuel A
    Reviewed 12 April 2015 via mobile

    What a wonderful weekend we had here the place is a beautiful hotel and very near the city centre. The food was top class and the butler services were amazing. Nothing was too much trouble and they were all very helpful. I would definitely recommend...More

    Thank David G
    Response from TECBen, Public Relations Manager at The HowardResponded 15 April 2015

    Dear David, Thank you for another excellent review of The Howard! I will share your feedback and compliments with the butler and kitchen teams. We look forward to welcoming you back in the near future!

    Reviewed 11 April 2015

    Really glad to have spent our anniversary here at the Howard for 3 nights. We were upgraded to a junior suite at check in and stayed in the Abercromby room which was on the top floor and very spacious. Free parking at the rear which...More

    Thank Rob H
    Response from TECBen, Public Relations Manager at The HowardResponded 15 April 2015

    Dear Rob, Thank you for taking the time to review with visit to The Howard. Great to hear that you enjoyed your time with us, we will look at upgrading the in room entertainment we offer, as part of our ongoing enhancements to guest services...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Multilingual Staff
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    • US$185 - US$483 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #11 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • Suites ,
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    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    417sandeeps
    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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    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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