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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    • Excellent76%
    • Very good15%
    • Average5%
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    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.

    Thank johnramsay735
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 3 March 2015

    A fantastic review - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    Stayed here for one night in February 2015. Stayed in a luxury double room that was very spacious and comfortable. The hotel was very quiet which is what we were looking for after a long day and night exploring the city. Staff were all very...More

    Thank Toki S
    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    We stayed at The Howard for a long weekend early February. The staff were all so polite and helpful, especially upon arrival butler Jamie. The suite was beautiful and cosy. The hotel decor more than suits the age of the property, it is comfortable and...More

    Thank greatvibes
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 23 February 2015

    Many thanks for such a wonderful review and for highlighting so many positive areas. I will pass your kind words on to Jamie and I look forward to welcoming you again to The Howard. Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 15 February 2015

    We stayed for 2 nights at The Howard over a weekend in early February 2015. We had a fantastic stay in the hotel in one of the suites. Old style house of traditional Old Town Edinburgh is exactly what we wanted. The Butler service was...More

    1  Thank James S
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 16 February 2015

    A fabulous review for The Howard and I am so glad to read that this guest enjoyed our Butler Service - I look forward to welcoming them again soon. Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 11 February 2015

    Visited the George for a one night stay whilst in Edinburgh on business in January 2015. Was recommended the hotel by a colleague as being close to the office we were visiting and having good service. The hotel is located in a few terraced Edinburgh...More

    Thank jdfre123
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 16 February 2015

    A very comprehensive review and my thanks to this guest for taking the time to share their experience. I am sorry to learn that this particular five star experience was not to their own personal taste but our Butler Service is quite extraordinary and I...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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    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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    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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