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    The Howard

    34 Great King Street, Edinburgh EH3 6QH, Scotland
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    Reviewed 11 May 2015

    My girlfriend and I recently stayed at The Howard for two nights. We were able to leave our bag here until it was time for us to check-in. When we arrived back, Orsi showed us to our room 'The Lauriston' and told us it was...More

    Thank TWorley23
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 20 May 2015

    Another super review for the Howard - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 10 May 2015

    Certainly not welcoming. We booked and paid for a superior twin room,none was available. We're offered an apartment across the road with separate bedrooms. We said no. The room we were shown was the Cockburn, the only good thing about it was the bathroom. The...More

    Thank Michael S
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 12 May 2015

    A disappointing review considering the guests in question never actually stayed at The Howard, and I must take issue with the description of the rooms presented. Our housekeeping standards are extremely high as has been detailed in other reviews, and none of our rooms can...More

    Reviewed 6 May 2015

    My husband surprised me for my 30th birthday by taking me to Edinburgh for two nights. He booked The Howard as he thought it was full of character and after reading a lot of reviews felt it would be special. The Howard did not disappoint....More

    Thank Caroline S
    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 12 May 2015

    A super review for The Howard and I am grateful for the kind words on our unique Butler Service. Leon Kiteley General Manager

    Reviewed 5 May 2015 via mobile

    My husband and u are just back from a fab two night break at The Howard. We can't fault it at all. What a beautiful hotel. We were upgraded (thank you so very much) our room was gorgeous! The huge bathroom was a real treat!...More

    Thank Barbara089
    Response from EdinburghCollection, Manager at The HowardResponded 18 July 2015

    Dear Guest Thank you for your great review. I was especially pleased to hear that you agrees that our breakfast service is second-to-none. We hope that our guests appreciate that we do not do buffet service but instead choose to offer our guests a full...More

    Reviewed 1 May 2015

    Visited this hotel in my home city of Edinburgh at Easter 2015. Stayed here just after it first opened and we both absolutely loved the overall quality and presentation which was in it's day second to none in Edinburgh. Move on a few years and...More

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    Response from EdinburghCollection, General Manager at The HowardResponded 12 May 2015

    A disappointing review for The Howard although I am grateful to this guest for their honest appraisal of the hotel. Although there are no excuses for poor housekeeping standards and the room in question is being investigated as I type, the comments within the review...More

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$186 - US$410 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • #7 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
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    • #14 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
    • #19 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
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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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