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The Howard

0.3 miles from Edinburgh centre
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34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    All reviews butler service drawing room head butler trinity suite terrace suite huge bathroom small hotel tea and coffee roll top bath separate shower four poster bed lovely hotel beautiful room boutique hotel breakfast was delicious full scottish breakfast stayed for nights fantastic stay atholl abercrombie
    Reviewed 29 May 2013

    The Howard lived up to my vision of how lovely it would be to have a butler while staying on a charming street in Edinburgh. Upon our arrival our car was effortlessly whisked away to a complimentary parking lot while our bags were delivered to...More

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    Reviewed 25 May 2013

    Can't speak to the rest of the hotel services but had a lovely afternoon tea at the Howard. Service was excellent and very friendly. We arrived a little late in the day so they sat us in the library and told us we could have...More

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    Reviewed 25 May 2013

    My husband and I stayed for three nights in February and had a fabulous time. The customer service is excellent, nothing is too much trouble and it was a real treat to be brought complimentary tea and coffee to your suite at the press of...More

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    Reviewed 23 May 2013

    We stayed here again (2nd time) in April just for one night in the terrace suite. Everything about The Howard is just perfect for us. The staff are so lovely and they make you feel that you are the most important person in the world....More

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    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The Howard

    Another perfect review for The Howard and I am most grateful to this guest for their kind words concerning every aspect of the hotel. I will look into whether we can indeed add furniture comfortably and safely to the terrace, and in the meantime, I...

    Reviewed 15 May 2013

    My husband and I stayed at the Howard for 3 nights...and although the service was great, the hotel requires some repairs and upkeep. The hotel boasts 'butler service'...but aside from very helpful staff...especially 'Roy'..there was no butler service. Beds very comfortable and great location...but be...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Room Service
    • Restaurant
    • Bar/Lounge
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    • Room Service
    • Airport Transportation
    • Dry Cleaning
    • Laundry Service
    • Concierge
    • Multilingual Staff
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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
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    Nearby Attractions
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    1,912 reviews
    .26 miles away
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    16 reviews
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    6 reviews
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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?
    25 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
    23 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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    Room Tips
    "The mews (cottage) in the back has 2 bedrooms and a full kitchen. Great choice for a family!"
    forsalebysandy, 5 days agoRead review
    "My room overlooked the front"
    lucybee03796, 6 days agoRead review
    "Hanover was a spacious room on the ground floor. Lovely."
    MuffinManMatty, 14 days agoRead review
    "It is on a quiet street - in 3 old Georgian townhouses. Each room is unique."
    Cate190, 1 month agoRead review
    "Hanover, on the ground floor."
    LaurieL50LJJ, 2 months agoRead review
    "All fantasic"
    Howard W, 2 months agoRead review
    "In a quiet area, all rooms fine."
    mandy332, 3 months agoRead review
    "We had a lovely suite - so if staying for a special occasion its worth asking for an upgrade, or at least..."
    Philippa1969, 4 months agoRead review
    "The Garden Mews is great for families."
    TXFmGirl, 4 months agoRead review
    "First floor (one level above street) better than "terrace" for light."
    StumblePins, 5 months agoRead review
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