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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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          Reviewed 20 November 2014

          Beautiful Hotel, in a rather stunning building. It is small and personal with all the added touches you expect from a Five star Hotel. What truly sets it apart is the service, the staff truly cannot do enough for you. Which was especially wonderful. It...More

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          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 24 November 2014

          A charming review for The Howard - many thanks for the kind words regarding our service and levels of cleanliness. Leon Kiteley General Manager

          Reviewed 17 November 2014

          Stayed many times in Edinburgh and this is the first hotel where we had complete quiet around the room. Service was excellent and the room was just perfect for us. Parking at the hotel was included in the room rate which swung the decision to...More

          Thank R C
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 24 November 2014

          Many thanks for such kind words on The Howard - I am glad to read how much you enjoyed our Afternoon Tea offering - next time, try The Howard Blend Tea - you will love it! Leon Kiteley General Manager

          Reviewed 14 November 2014

          We've had a great time in Scotland, with 5-star accommodations and even better service. The afternoon tea was excellent (the perfect variety of cakes, scones and sandwiches - along with great choices for tea). We each had a house blend -my favorite was the Indian...More

          1  Thank Paul M
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 24 November 2014

          Many thanks for such kind words on The Howard - I am glad to read how much you enjoyed our Afternoon Tea offering - next time, try The Howard Blend Tea - you will love it! Leon Kiteley General Manager

          Reviewed 5 November 2014

          We went there at the end of the month. Check in was easy and we were ushered to our deluxe room. The rate included a butler, which was a surprise. We had a few cocktails in the bar, being served by the General Manager, who...More

          Thank ajb0102
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 17 November 2014

          Dear guest, Thank you for taking the time and writing a favourable feedback. We are pleased to hear that we have met your high expectations and we could contribute to your stay in Edinburgh. We hope that you enjoyed the butler service and we look...More

          Reviewed 31 October 2014

          Arriving very late I received a great welcome by Stuart who kindly brought me a pot of tea and pressed my suit overnight. The service at The Howard is exceptional – I’ve stayed circa 15 times but not perhaps in the past ten years –...More

          Thank SeriousTraveller01
          Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 3 November 2014

          Dear guest, I would like to thank you for taking your time and writing such a nice review of our hotel. I am pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay and we have met your high expectations. We look forward to welcoming you back...More

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          About
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          • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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          • Room Service
          • Airport Transportation
          • Dry Cleaning
          • Concierge
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          • Multilingual Staff
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          • US$194 - US$426 (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
          • Room types
          • Suites ,
          • Family Rooms ,
          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 18
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          • The Howard Edinburgh, Scotland
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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?
          2 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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          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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