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The Howard

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  • Excellent76%
  • Very good15%
  • Average5%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“butler service”(123 reviews)
“drawing room”(54 reviews)
“head butler”(12 reviews)
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5.0 Star Hotel
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All reviewsbutler servicedrawing roomhead butlerterrace suitepersonal butlersmall hotelhuge bathroomtea and coffeeroll top bathstar servicefour poster bedboutique hotellovely hotelupgraded to a suitebeautiful roombreakfast was deliciousstayed for nights
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Reviewed 14 August 2015 via mobile

I booked the Howard from Australia some months back, as a treat for my husband. We had been staying with family for 2 weeks and this was our little holiday away . I could go into loads of detail about how lovely the hotel (...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

I loved the discreet, and charming atmosphere! Felt like home away from home. Quiet and warm with excellent size room and bathroom, excellent decoration and very friendly staff! Definitely the place to stay in Edinburgh!

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

Stayed at the Howard for the second night of our visit to the Edinburgh Festival. The room was an adequate size and very nicely furnished and decorated in a traditional style. The bathroom was large and had a separate shower. The bed was super comfy...More

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Reviewed 11 August 2015

My family and I have visited the Howard on several occasions over the past ten years but were disappointed this time. First of all, we slept very little. The walls in the Howard are so thin, you can hear the sounds of the other guests...More

1  Thank LiraelEG
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

We were upgraded by our vacation agent into this hotel because he did a mistake in our other booking. It was the best upgrade ever. The butler was super kind and offered prompt service. He took care of all our demand with no blink. Breakfast...More

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Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
Amenities
Top amenities
Room Service
Restaurant
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Bar/Lounge
Hotel Amenities
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
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Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
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Price range
US$612 - US$858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#17 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
US$612 - US$858 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#17 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Room & Suite (280)
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Nearby
New Town
Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
play. This is the city’s central business district
with its smaller offices, clothes boutiques, and many
of the city’s flashiest restaurants and ritziest
clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
helps give it a swank and formal feel: it’s a planned
Georgian development of regal townhouses, geometric
...More
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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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417sandeeps
3 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
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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