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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
    011 353 1800 500 600
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    Reviewed 5 June 2015

    It's humanity and personality that make the difference to a place. Edinburgh in general, and the Howard in particular, have both in plenty. Strongly recommended. Spend time here.......................

    1  Thank iowe_iowe
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 26 June 2015

    Many thanks for such a wonderful review and for highlighting so many positive areas. I will pass your kind words on to James and I look forward to welcoming you again to The Howard. Andrew Smith Head Butler/Deputy GM

    Reviewed 27 May 2015

    It was a disaster from start to finish, the Butler service for unpacking had to booked in advance, although this was not advertised as clearly as the service was. The shower didn't work, the cold tap in the bathroom didn't work, there was no hot...More

    2  Thank Sandrea M
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 2 June 2015

    I am sorry to read that this guest left us unhappy which is most unusual although I believe we did manage to address some of her concerns prior to departure. This guest was a little confused - we do NOT need prior notification for the...More

    Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

    I have hesitated a lot before I gave my grade. My stay had complications, but the staff was so nice that... The hotel is a huge townhouse very nicely decorated. The rooms are very nice, mine was a junior suite and bathroom included, I was...More

    Thank geoblis
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 2 June 2015

    Many thanks for this mainly positive review and I must apologise if any issues, no matter how quickly dealt with, may have marred this guest's stay. I am glad to learn that there impressions of The Howard remain untarnished. Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 24 May 2015

    Negatives: needs maintenance such as carpet cleaning and paint and better head butler attitude; generally down in the heel; week old trash and dirty rags on lower terrace. Positives: other staff superb, ideal location close to tourist areas but removed and quiet. Charlotte suite gorgeous,...More

    Thank Joe B
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 26 June 2015

    Thank you for your kind words and we hope that on your next visit you will have the time to enjoy us for a longer period. You will be pleased to hear that the Howard Hotel is currently undergoing an extensive refurbishment. Some of our...More

    Reviewed 23 May 2015

    Splendidly relaxed with staff who are very attentive. There is car parking which is a great asset and it has the additional benefit of a good location in New Town and a good restaurant serving food of great quality.More

    Thank Mike W
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 25 May 2015

    My thanks to this guest for their succinct but positive review of The Howard and our Team. I would like to add that whilst we do have a car park, it can get very busy so I would urge all guests to book our Valet...More

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    • Top amenities
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Price range
    • US$149 - US$843 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #12 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
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    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    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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    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.
    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
    22 January 2017|
    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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