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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    • Excellent74%
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    • Average5%
    • Poor3%
    • Terrible1%
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    Reviewed 26 February 2015

    Stayed here for one night in February 2015. Stayed in a luxury double room that was very spacious and comfortable. The hotel was very quiet which is what we were looking for after a long day and night exploring the city. Staff were all very...More

    Thank Toki S
    Reviewed 18 February 2015

    We stayed at The Howard for a long weekend early February. The staff were all so polite and helpful, especially upon arrival butler Jamie. The suite was beautiful and cosy. The hotel decor more than suits the age of the property, it is comfortable and...More

    Thank greatvibes
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Howard

    Many thanks for such a wonderful review and for highlighting so many positive areas. I will pass your kind words on to Jamie and I look forward to welcoming you again to The Howard. Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 15 February 2015

    We stayed for 2 nights at The Howard over a weekend in early February 2015. We had a fantastic stay in the hotel in one of the suites. Old style house of traditional Old Town Edinburgh is exactly what we wanted. The Butler service was...More

    1  Thank James S
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Howard

    A fabulous review for The Howard and I am so glad to read that this guest enjoyed our Butler Service - I look forward to welcoming them again soon. Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 11 February 2015

    Visited the George for a one night stay whilst in Edinburgh on business in January 2015. Was recommended the hotel by a colleague as being close to the office we were visiting and having good service. The hotel is located in a few terraced Edinburgh...More

    Thank jdfre123
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Howard

    A very comprehensive review and my thanks to this guest for taking the time to share their experience. I am sorry to learn that this particular five star experience was not to their own personal taste but our Butler Service is quite extraordinary and I...More

    Reviewed 23 January 2015

    We stayed here for my birthday last year... On arrival at the '5 star' hotel, I expected to see a doorman...nope. We opened the big black wooden door (to the unassuming building) and entered. We assumed we'd see a smiley face...nope, we walked into a...More

    1  Thank Eliss L
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Howard

    Many thanks for this review and rest assured we are most definitely 5 star. it is not a requirement for a 5 star hotel to have a doorman ( I think this is the only area where this guest believes we are lacking) and as...More

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    About
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    • Room Service
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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
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    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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    • Price range
    • USD 165 - USD 399 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #8 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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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
    ...More
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    Questions & AnswersAsk a question
    traveller12557
    on the Choice hotel website which is part of the Ascend collection, it mentions The Howard hotel has guest laundry, does anyone know if this is still correct, thanks.
    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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    Lauren M
    Do they have a babysitting service?
    26 September 2016|
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    Response from Andrew S |
    the hotels does not have a babysitting service but the team of butlers would be able to assist you by contacting a babysitting agency and organising it.
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    GORDON S
    are there any lifts in hotel
    24 September 2016|
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    Response from Brooke A | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, the staff also carry your luggage and cannot do enough to assist you
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