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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    21 - 25 of 763 reviews

    Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

    We have stayed here a couple of times and have always enjoyed our time here. The butler service is great and they are always attentive. We admire the character of this hotel and it's rooms. The breakfast never disappoints and there is a wide selection...More

    Thank Tired247Always
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 13 July 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous and detailed impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. We were particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dedicated butler service. I will...More

    Reviewed 11 July 2017

    It´s more like coming home to the good old days! With it´s silent charm of the past and excellent Butler Service it´s a hidden gem amongst many others. We enjoyed a very large room with slightly oudated decor, however we felt it has to be...More

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    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 13 July 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous and detailed impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. We were particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dedicated butler service. I will...More

    Reviewed 9 July 2017

    I've named this review "It's All About the TeaTails" because of The Howard's 2 best features which I will come onto. The Howard is a Victorian hotel right in the centre of Edinburgh in the New Town. It's a boutique hotel with a difference, a...More

    2  Thank WingKay
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 13 July 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous and detailed impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. We were particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dedicated butler service. I will...More

    Reviewed 19 June 2017

    My wife and I stayed here in June 2017. We were upgraded to a suite with separate bedroom, sitting room and bathroom. There was even a private courtyard (although the weather was not great). The butlers parked our car, served us tea whenever we asked,...More

    1  Thank David K
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 22 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous and detailed impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. We were particularly pleased to hear that you enjoyed our dedicated butler service. I will...More

    Reviewed 18 June 2017

    The property is gorgeous, location is nice and quiet. Staff are wonderful. Unfortunately, our "superior" room was above the breakfast preparation area and we could hear staff fiddling with dishes, cutlery etc. as early as 3:30-4:00 a.m....so we didn't sleep well. Our kids found their...More

    Thank Anne M
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 22 June 2017

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous and detailed impressions following your recent stay at The Howard. We're delighted to learn that you enjoyed a wonderful experience. I have forwarded your feedback regarding the noise throughout your stay to our night butler...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$ 184 - US$ 350 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
    until after dark when strappy dresses come out to
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    clubs. The architecture along roads like George Street
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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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    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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