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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
    011 800 8004 4800
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    • Excellent76%
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    1 - 5 of 768 reviews

    Reviewed 2 days ago

    This is a small hotel, well decorated and with well proportioned rooms. Our room was very spacious with 3 large windows overlooking the architecture of Great King Street (little or no traffic noise). Breakfast was excellent with a wide choice of hot food as well...More

    Thank Carolyn F
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Have stayed here twice - and have recommended to many. Beautiful old-school hotel - the service (just pick up the phone for anything) being the key feature. HOWEVER at checkout learned it is to close next month... has a special place in our hearts, and...More

    Thank Dave C
    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We stayed for one night at this wonderful place. Cosy, homely and welcoming. Room lovely and clean too. Will definitely come back to this wee gem. Breakfast of the highest quality also. Friendly staff.

    Thank Gail R
    Reviewed 11 October 2017

    What a wonderful hotel the staff was great the breakfast was awesome and the beds are comfortable. Try to stay in one of the cottages they are in the back of the hotel. They are large and very quiet. The bus stop is a five...More

    Thank Wayne C
    Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

    I stayed here on a business trip and the hotel, rooms and restaurant was superb. Bedding comfortable and staff amazing. It is reasonably central for getting around town and I would not hesitate staying here again.

    Thank Cathy J
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    About
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    Amenities
    • Top amenities
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
    • Things to do
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
    Details
    • Price range
    • US$ 154 - US$ 272 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Hotel Style
    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #10 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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    • Edinburgh >
    • New Town
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    • Howard Hotel Edinburgh ,
    • 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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    .50 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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