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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    Reviewed 4 days ago

    From the outside ,it looks great- understated elegance. When you got in, you realized it needs updating tremendously! Our room was spacious and that was about all. The drapes were falling off their rods, broken bathroom tray, dirty furniture, no mini bar, and the chandelier...More

    1  Thank SouthernLady752
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 2 days ago

    Dear guest We apologise that we did not meet your expectations as we aim to exceed them and as any visitor to this site can see this was a very rare occasion but we aim to put right all the issues that this guest had....More

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    My wife and I stayed 5 nights in the Abercrombie Room (third floor so nobody above us). We had just arrive from 9 days in Ireland. The room was great, including the bathroom. The bidet was cool. The carpet is worn near the bed at...More

    1  Thank Jackie C
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous 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 pass on...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    We were recommend this hotel by a friend and it didn't disappoint. Our butler , marcin was fab he couldn't do enough for you. We loved that we could get back from a day sight seeing and a fresh pot of tea was delivered to...More

    Thank EssexTinaD
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 2 days ago

    Thank you for taking the time to share your generous 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 pass on...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    We chose the Howard because we wanted to stay in a nice old Scottish house, even if it was a bit far from the center. It's in a quiet neighborhood. We mostly walked so I guess that the location was acceptable. The price was reasonable...More

    2  Thank PetPPP
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 2 days ago

    Dear guest We apologise that we did not meet your expectations as we aim to exceed them and as any visitor to this site can see this was a very rare occasion but we aim to put right all the issues that this guest had....More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Wonderful period hotel. Excellent staff!! These guys will bend over backwards to make your stay the best possible experience. Good location walking distance to most things or a quick cab ride to most things. Worth the money. Did not disappoint.More

    Thank rcocd
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 1 week ago

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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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    Yes, we had laundry done while we stayed there. There was an extra charge, I think but it was reasonable.
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