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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    1 - 5 of 763 reviews

    Reviewed yesterday via mobile

    This hotel is lovely. Situated in the Newtown it is easy to walk to most areas of interest. It is also near the great restaurants and pubs of Stockbridge. The service was excellent and the breakfast was delicious. We stayed in the Mews which is...More

    Thank Andrea M
    Reviewed 4 days ago

    Beautiful old brownstones, great location. Our room was located on the lower level, in the front, and you could hear street noise and people walking by. The furniture is a bit tired, could do with better couch and chair. I loved the bathroom, the shower...More

    Thank Karen F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    This is a lovely old fashioned hotel. The butler service is great and the staff can't do enough for you. The rooms are large and very comfortable, food is good and we all loved it. Yes, it's a bit dated and limited facilities but that...More

    Thank AlisonF601
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    I stayed here for two nights, as a solo traveller. It is very well located, within walking distance of the castle and other attractions. The breakfasts were excellent in both quality and delivery. Service was fast, efficient and friendly. While I was not demanding on...More

    1  Thank JackTheChemist
    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Excellent hotel, with amazing service, incredible rooms and outstanding breakfasts, lunchs and dinners. I would like to highlight the excellent service of a water called Marchin who treated us excellently and we felt as in we where at home, thank you Marchin and thanks for...More

    Thank Jaime P
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    About
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    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Price range
    • US$ 184 - US$ 356 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #11 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
    • Room types
    • Suites ,
    • Non-Smoking Rooms ,
    • Family Rooms
    • Number of rooms
    • 18
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    • Howard Edinburgh ,
    • The Howard Edinburgh, Scotland
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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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    .80 km away
     
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    Nearby Restaurants
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    Nearby Attractions
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    21 reviews
    .17 km away
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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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    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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