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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
    011 800 8004 4800
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    1 - 5 of 774 reviews

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    This hotel is in a great location in New Town -- about five blocks from Princes Street, mostly uphill, but easily walkable. It's very quiet and on a pretty street. If you want a formal English hotel experience with butlers serving your breakfast, this is...More

    Thank chm1423
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    Having stayed before at the Howard and being blown away by the experience we were just slightly disappointed. Still a fab place to go and will certainly return again. We stayed in the Cockburn suite which was lovely in good proportion, however for a 5...More

    Thank Hillside H
    Reviewed 6 December 2017 via mobile

    I came here as a last minute booking with my partner and we weren't disappointed with our decision. We shared a huge bedroom and bathroom, the service was exceptional and cocktails excellent. It only dropped a star on slightly tired decor and average food. I...More

    1  Thank h_s_birt
    Reviewed 4 December 2017

    Return weekend family stay and as before thoroughly enjoyable. Again in the Mews which is great for the five of us. Special mention to the breakfast waiter (who's name I do not know) for his welcoming, obliging and attentive way

    Thank IaFI
    Reviewed 26 November 2017 via mobile

    I stayed with my colleague and admittedly booked a small double, however we get very cramped and we requested a second duvet but had to put the sheets on ourselves. We only had one towel and one robe in the room so washing was an...More

    Thank Daisy L
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • US$ 194 - US$ 844 (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
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    • 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
    ...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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    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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    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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