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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    Reviewed 13 October 2014

    Absolutely fall in love with this hotel!!! The most beautiful bathroom i have ever seen! Love the style of this hotel, very spacious room and the bathroom, huge bed, walk in closet... just perfect! Nothing to add!

    Thank Raimonda2014
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 21 October 2014

    Dear guest, Thank you so much for your fabulous feedback. We appreciate your comments and we are happy to see that you had a great stay at The Howard. We look forward to welcoming you back soon! Kind regards, Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 6 October 2014

    We arrived on a rainy Friday evening got out of the taxi and couldn't find the place. No outside lighting so not a good first impression. The welcome was warm and efficient. We wre taken up to our room Melville , a large room with...More

    3  Thank dominiquechantal
    Reviewed 4 October 2014

    We really enjoyed our stay at The Howard. We arrived very early because of our overseas flight, so our room wasn't ready yet. But, we were welcomed graciously, served coffee and given maps and a quick overview of the city so we could occupy ourselves...More

    Thank PNWTraveler
    Reviewed 26 September 2014

    Even before we arrived, the hotel exceeded expectations! I booked a non-refundable advance rate and then needed to change it when my friend had to change her dates - I called them and "no problem". A revised reservation was sent the next day. The Howard...More

    1  Thank Izzy21
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 29 September 2014

    Dear guest, I would like to express many thanks for such a positive review of our boutique hotel. I do appreciate your comments about our décor and surroundings. Please be sure that your positive opinion will be shared with the rest of our team. I...More

    Reviewed 23 September 2014

    What a wonderful hotel and exceptional service! The hotel is a short distance from the City. We walked it in about 10 minutes. From the outside did not strike me as a hotel but that adds to the charm. Beautiful rooms with lovely high ceilings...More

    1  Thank Paul B
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 25 September 2014

    Dear Paul, I would like to express many thanks for your wonderful review of our hotel. I am extremely pleased to hear that we have met your high standards and you were pleasantly surprised. Please be sure that you favourable comments about our staff will...More

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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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    Yes, we had laundry done while we stayed there. There was an extra charge, I think but it was reasonable.
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