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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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          Overview
          • Excellent76%
          • Very good15%
          • Average5%
          • Poor3%
          • Terrible1%
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          “butler service” (118 reviews)
          “drawing room” (53 reviews)
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          Reviewed 26 February 2015

          Stayed here for one night in February 2015. Stayed in a luxury double room that was very spacious and comfortable. The hotel was very quiet which is what we were looking for after a long day and night exploring the city. Staff were all very...More

          Thank Toki S
          Reviewed 18 February 2015

          We stayed at The Howard for a long weekend early February. The staff were all so polite and helpful, especially upon arrival butler Jamie. The suite was beautiful and cosy. The hotel decor more than suits the age of the property, it is comfortable and...More

          Thank greatvibes
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 23 February 2015

          Many thanks for such a wonderful review and for highlighting so many positive areas. I will pass your kind words on to Jamie and I look forward to welcoming you again to The Howard. Leon Kiteley General Manager

          Reviewed 15 February 2015

          We stayed for 2 nights at The Howard over a weekend in early February 2015. We had a fantastic stay in the hotel in one of the suites. Old style house of traditional Old Town Edinburgh is exactly what we wanted. The Butler service was...More

          1  Thank James S
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 16 February 2015

          A fabulous review for The Howard and I am so glad to read that this guest enjoyed our Butler Service - I look forward to welcoming them again soon. Leon Kiteley General Manager

          Reviewed 11 February 2015

          Visited the George for a one night stay whilst in Edinburgh on business in January 2015. Was recommended the hotel by a colleague as being close to the office we were visiting and having good service. The hotel is located in a few terraced Edinburgh...More

          Thank jdfre123
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 16 February 2015

          A very comprehensive review and my thanks to this guest for taking the time to share their experience. I am sorry to learn that this particular five star experience was not to their own personal taste but our Butler Service is quite extraordinary and I...More

          Reviewed 23 January 2015

          We stayed here for my birthday last year... On arrival at the '5 star' hotel, I expected to see a doorman...nope. We opened the big black wooden door (to the unassuming building) and entered. We assumed we'd see a smiley face...nope, we walked into a...More

          1  Thank Eliss L
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 27 January 2015

          Many thanks for this review and rest assured we are most definitely 5 star. it is not a requirement for a 5 star hotel to have a doorman ( I think this is the only area where this guest believes we are lacking) and as...More

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          • US$196 - US$429 (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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          • Suites ,
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          • Number of rooms
          • 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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