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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    • Excellent74%
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    • Average5%
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    • Terrible1%
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    “drawing room” (53 reviews)
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    Reviewed 9 March 2015 via mobile

    We stayed here for my birthday and my husband was rather impressed with himself that he'd booked such an outstanding hotel. The look of the hotel is lovely and it was very clean. The location is rather far out and a walk up a steep...More

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    Reviewed 8 March 2015

    This was our first visit to Edinburgh and The Howard is a perfect place to stay to be within walking distance of the castle and shopping areas. We stayed in the Trinity room which made me say 'Wow' when we walked in. The room has...More

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    Reviewed 3 March 2015

    Living in the centre of Edinburgh I needed to find the right place for our wedding night and I am so glad we chose The Howard hotel, on the recommendation of a good friend. I dropped of our bag the day before and was asked...More

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    Reviewed 28 February 2015 via mobile

    My new wife and I stopped at The Howard for 7 nights and enjoyed the luxury and relaxation. The staff were extremely helpful, the food was delicious and the overall experience was a real treat. It was great to have the butler service as we...More

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    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Howard

    Many thanks for such positive feedback on our lunch offering - but remember we serve Edinburgh' Finest Afternoon Tea as well, not forgetting Dinner in our two AA rosette restaurant, The Atholl Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    On two occasions we went with a group of friends for an annual lunch. The building is very elegant and the dining room was exactly as you would expect from such a well known establishment. The food and the service were excellent.

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    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Howard

    A fantastic review - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

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    About
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    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • US$164 - US$397 (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
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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
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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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    Lauren M
    Do they have a babysitting service?
    25 September 2016|
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    Response from Andrew S |
    the hotels does not have a babysitting service but the team of butlers would be able to assist you by contacting a babysitting agency and organising it.
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    GORDON S
    are there any lifts in hotel
    23 September 2016|
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    Response from Brooke A | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the staff also carry your luggage and cannot do enough to assist you
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