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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 753 reviews

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    If you are looking for a comfortable stay with polite and charming staff, this is an excellent hotel. The rooms and bathrooms are very spacious, the beds are extremely comfortable and huge with high quality mattresses, and the location is perfect for those who want...More

    Thank Tim B
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded yesterday

    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 dedicated butler service. I will pass on...More

    Reviewed 3 days ago

    This is a great hotel in a very nice neighborhood in Edinburgh walking distance to most of the places you want to see in the city. We had a room below street level that was a good size with a nice bathroom. Staff was very...More

    Thank FredSiegel
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded yesterday

    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 hope that you do return soon- and if you do, our best rate is available on...More

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is an odd little boutique hotel. My husband describes it as not really a hotel, just a bunch of rooms stuck together. Our room was downstairs below street level, with windows and a door to a "patio" just below the sidewalk, which was a...More

    Thank Laura F
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded yesterday

    We apologise that we did not meet your expectations as we aim to exceed them and as any visitor to this site can see this was a very rare occasion but we aim to put right all the issues that this guest had. Andrew Smith...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    My son and I found the junior suite lovely, roomy and well equipped. The sofa bed was lumpy but the king, canopied bed was very comfortable. Service and staff were speedy, helpful and very amicable. Would stay again for quiet, atmospheric interior and well-located position....More

    Thank Karen A
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded yesterday

    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 dedicated butler service. I will pass on...More

    Reviewed 4 weeks ago

    From the outside ,it looks great- understated elegance. When you got in, you realized it needs updating tremendously! Our room was spacious and that was about all. The drapes were falling off their rods, broken bathroom tray, dirty furniture, no mini bar, and the chandelier...More

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    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 4 weeks ago

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
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    • US$185 - US$479 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
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    417sandeeps
    3 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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    "Top floor on street side (Abercrombie Room) was great since nobody above and view was great. We felt special..."
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