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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
    011 800 8004 4800
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    Reviewed 22 January 2015 via mobile

    As others also have writen, staff, breakfast and charm is 5 stars. Also had a wonderfull night of sleep. There is however street noose and you have to be a fan of the "dated" style to give it 5 stars. But very charming and good...More

    1  Thank Claes112
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 27 January 2015

    A super review of our 5 star service - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 22 January 2015

    Central in New Town Edinburgh this boutique hotel provides a service that far exceeds its exterior. Created out of a terrace of three houses the 18 rooms are beautifully fitted and the butler service is impeccable. Maybe not as impressive as most 5* establishments The...More

    Thank RichardSFC
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 27 January 2015

    Another fantastic review and my thanks to this guest or highlighting our "5 star" service. Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 20 January 2015

    I am reading some of these reviews and I am wondering where some of these guests were staying! My husband and I stayed at this hotel in November of 2014 for four nights. Our experience would be that the staff, breakfast and bath products are...More

    3  Thank Gloria M
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 27 January 2015

    I am grateful for the kind words regarding our staff, service and food but am disappointed to read that this guest felt our building was not five star. Especially as we are in the middle of a programme of refurbishing our bedrooms and have totally...More

    Reviewed 20 January 2015

    We booked this hotel at the last minute and found it just delightful. Lovely pleasant staff and excellent service. Breakfast was very tasty and the hotel was very comfortable. I would stay there again! The city centre was very convenient and all the shops were...More

    Thank Karen K
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 27 January 2015

    A great review - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 18 January 2015

    Stayed for two nights at the Howard and our experience was great. Brilliant breakfast, friendly staff and very clean, well decorated rooms. Excellent location for sight seeing in Edinburgh. Would definitely stay there again and would recommend to anyone visiting. The bedroom was comfortable and...More

    1  Thank Terri S
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 27 January 2015

    Another terrific review of The Howard and my thanks to this guest- and for your information, the toiletries we use are "Penhaligon's of London" who have a store on George Street just 5 mins walk from the hotel. Leon Kiteley General Manager

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    • US$ 175 - US$ 299 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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    Suits and shopping bags rule the streets of New Town,
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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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