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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    Reviewed 17 May 2017

    old fashioned luxury & service, personal butler good food relaxed ambiance easy access to city attractions can not fault it for service & allot a reasonable price (dearer than Holiday Inn but great for special occasionsMore

    1  Thank Hal M
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 19 May 2017

    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 16 May 2017

    We had the pleasure of staying at this hotel for four nights, in the Marchmont Suite at the end of April. The hotel is fantastic, the décor was lovely and the hotel has a lovely feel about the place. The butlers were very friendly and...More

    1  Thank Kerry H
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 17 May 2017

    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 13 May 2017

    I have sat on this for a few weeks since our stay as I really wanted to love this place when I booked it. We stayed for 5 nights at the end of a wonderful trip, and in many ways the Howard is aligned with...More

    Thank MelbourneMs
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 19 May 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. I would like to apologise for the issues you had throughout your stay regarding the mattress in your room, although our team tried to correct the issue by...More

    Reviewed 12 May 2017

    Small 18 room hotel 15 min walk (or local bus) from Princess street. Hotel is a little unique in that everything is done for you from Morning tea in bed to bedtime snacks if wanted. Staff are all called 'Butlers'. Courtesy trays / Trouser presses...More

    Thank 902bp
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 17 May 2017

    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 27 April 2017 via mobile

    Lovely room beautiful view had a wonderful few days and the staff were friendly and helpful. The guys couldn't do enough for you Definitely be back Made to feel most welcome and was very relaxing! Great part of Edinburgh and loved the breakfastsMore

    Thank Nicola R
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 6 May 2017

    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 breakfast and service. I will pass on...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$185 - US$442 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family 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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