Howard Hotel Edinburgh

34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 6QH  show map
 5 stars
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Howard Hotel Edinburgh

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

24-hour security

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Welcome drink

Shuttle

Airport shuttle

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Spa and relaxation

Jacuzzi

Massage

Spa center

Overview

Situated near bars and restaurants about 1150 meters way from Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh, this elegant hotel comprises 19 rooms around 15 minutes away from Edinburgh Castle . Occupying a 4-story antique building, the hotel was remodeled in 2009.

The city center is 20 minutes' walk of the property. A castle and a theater lie a short distance away.

The hotel offers a great location close to gardens and parks.

Howard Hotel Edinburgh can be reached in 20 minutes by car from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

Guests of Howard Hotel Edinburgh can make use of heating, Wi-Fi, television with satellite channels, a seating area and direct dial telephone. Many rooms offer a panoramic view over the river. There are en suite bathrooms with a hairdryer, a walk-in shower and towels along with a microwave, a kettle and a washing machine for self-catering.

Eat & Drink

Georgian meals are served at the restaurant. Guests can dine at Bar Frizzante and Stockbridge Restuarant, about 350 meters away from the property.

Services

A business centre, a conference room and a catering service are also offered at the hotel.

Relax

Parents will find cribs and a play area for their children on-site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid Private parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2009.  Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   19.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour check-in
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Welcome drink

Dining facilities

  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Catering service

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/ Baby cots
  • Babysitting/Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Separate tub and shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hi-Fi
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

CHECK-IN / CHECK-OUT

Check-in from 3 pm FREE
Check-out until 12 pm FREE

Pets

Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 6QH

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.3 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Bar Frizzante (cuisine: Italian)
    1200 ft
  • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
    1700 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    19

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Rooms and availability

Guest Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Room Description:

Non Refundable DOUBLE STANDARD

Standard King Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Double room

King Suite
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Suite|1 King Bed - Nonsmoking Suite - Free Wifi, Fridge

Junior Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    2 Queen-size beds

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Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Apartment|Apartment

Superior Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 2 Single beds

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Room Description:

Superior|Twin Or Double Bed - Nonsmoking Superior Room - Free Wifi

Superior King Room
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    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Superior King Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Room Description:

Double room

Deluxe Two-Bedroom Apartment
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    2 persons

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Room Description:

Non Refundable APARTMENT TWO BEDROOMS-DELUXE

Luxury Two-Bedroom Apartment
  • Max occupancy:

    5 persons

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Howard Hotel Edinburgh Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Scottish Gallery700 ft
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery1000 ft
  • Flaubert Gallery1700 ft
  • WASPS Studios1700 ft
  • winter wonderland2300 ft
  • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art2300 ft

Popular areas

  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions2300 ft

Places of interest

  • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House1700 ft
  • New Club2000 ft
  • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral2000 ft
  • Stockbridge Parish Church2000 ft
  • Speakers Corner2000 ft
  • Sir Walter Scott Monument2300 ft

Convention centers

  • St Stephen's Centre1000 ft

Shopping areas

  • Multrees Walk1700 ft
  • Multrees Walk1700 ft
  • Princes Mall2000 ft

Amusement

  • Nobles Amusements2000 ft
  • Booth Enterprise2000 ft

Museums

  • Hanover Fine Arts400 ft
  • The Torrance Gallery400 ft
  • Hanover Fine Arts400 ft
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh2300 ft

Theaters

  • Assembly Rooms1700 ft

Galleries

  • National Galleries of Scotland2300 ft

Local attractions

  • Surgeons' Hall5100 ft
    Nicolson Street, Edinburgh
  • Sir Jules Thorn Exhibition of the History of Surgery/Dental Museum5200 ft
    9 Hill Sq., Edinburgh
  • The Meadows1.0 mi
    Old Town, Edinburgh
  • National Library of Scotland5100 ft
    George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
  • George Heriot's School5300 ft
    8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh

Near the hotel

  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery1400 ft
    1 Queen St., Edinburgh
  • Mansfield Place Church2100 ft
    East London Street, Edinburgh
  • Church of St John the Evangelist2300 ft
    Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Gallery2600 ft
    The Mound, Edinburgh
  • St. Margaret's Chapel1700 ft
    EdinburghScotland
  • Princes Street Gardens2500 ft
    Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • General Register House2400 ft
    Princes Street, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Bar Frizzante1200 ft

    Address: 95 Lothian Road
    Phone: 01312297788

    72% likes this, based on 207 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: USD 0 - USD 101

  • Number One2700 ft

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    76% likes this, based on 462 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: USD 92 - USD 122

  • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant3300 ft

    Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
    Phone: 01312252832

    80% likes this, based on 396 reviews
    Cuisine: Asian
    Price Range: USD 10 - USD 25

  • Stockbridge Restuarant1700 ft

    Address: 54 St Stephen Street
    Phone: +44 (0)131 226 6766

    87% likes this, based on 217 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: USD 34 - USD 59

  • The Pompadour by Galvin2700 ft

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    77% likes this, based on 134 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: USD 96 - USD 311

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    19

Hotel Awards

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Howard Hotel Edinburgh Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Howard Hotel Edinburgh

Average guest rating

8.8out of 10
Superb
Based on 83 reviews

Rating by category:

Service
8.3
Location
10.0
Rooms
9.6
Value
8.3

Guest reviews

  • Couple
    8.8

    Discreet and grown up.

    Took slightly longer than we liked to have breakfast order taken on 2nd morning of stay.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    This hotel is truly outstanding. The hotel is luxurious, the rooms are spacious and well-appointed and the food is just amazing, but what really makes this hotel something special are the staff. The utterly professional, highly trained butlers and reception staff make every moment of your stay an absolute joy. The butlers manage to get the balance just right - on hand for your every need but understated and discrete at all times. Perfect. This hotel really is impressive and I can't wait to visit again.

    Internet access was a bit of a problem. Although each room has wired internet access, many people now have wireless-only devices but because of the thick walls the Wi-Fi signal is very patchy. A few Wi-Fi boosters would easily sort this problem.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Everything was wonderful, luxurious and friendly. Great place to stay.

  • Older travelers
    9.2

    Comfortable, peaceful and relaxing but within a short taxi ride of the shops and attractions. Pleasant and helpful staff always available.

    Lack of rails in the bath and shower - essential for elderly people!

  • Couple
    9.2

    Excellent service throughout the stay we felt as though we had our own personal butler. Afternoon tea was superb!

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    2 night last minute stay, staff very accommodating, room excellent. Altogether a very pleasant experience. Will go back again I'm sure.

  • Couple
    10.0

    The service was friendly and the staff could not have done more to make our stay as relaxing as possible

    The food is good, don't get me wrong but I thought it would be better for the price

  • Single
    10.0

    Fantastic customer service, like going back in time to when hotel staff really care about the customer. Also a good location. I will be staying here again for sure. Don't worry too much about facilities being as old as the building, they have a great wi-fi service too.

    Room was little cold, but this is a 'feature' off this type of old building.

  • Family with children
    10.0

    Amazing complementary service, nice staff, great location

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    This is the most incredible hotel, from the greeting at the taxi by the butler, to resting in the drawing room with drinks to your order by the butler, to any questions about the area, to making any reservations you desire. They will even unpack your bags. The eve meal is 5 star, with very knowledgable butlers even about the Scotch! The scottish accents amazing. They were always willing to talk! I hope to come back often! The butlers were worth the price of the hotel!!

    Nothing I did not like! This place was amazing.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    The staff were very helpfull, without being overbearing. There was nothing we lacked in our 2 night stay. We were within walking distance of Rose St. Lothian Road, The Royal Mile---and yes my wife has problem feet.

    Our "complaint" is only meant to be constructive. A shower could be incorporated with the bath--for hair washing. There could be handles or other means of support for getting a 69yo out the bath. The bathroom was lovely otherwise.

  • Older travelers
    9.6

    The only other hotel in which we have stayed where we couldn't find at least some minor fault was the Q.E.2 ( nolonger with us). So all we can say is simply the best.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Great hotel with welcoming and efficient staff. Super breaklast served on hot plates! Would stay here before any large chain hotel

  • Couple
    10.0

    The Howard is a lovely hotel with charming and attentive staff, fabulous food and very well appointed rooms. The service was excellent and I would have no hesitation in recommending this hotel to others or returning again! Especial thanks for finding and booking us a table in a beautiful restaurant with great views of the castle on Easter Sunday evening!

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    First time we have stayed in The Howard . Superb service from all the staff , nothing was too much trouble. Food excellent, room and bathroom really well appointed. Will definitely return

    Whilst the quality of the breakfast is excellent, service from the kitchen was a little slow on two of the three mornings.

How to reach hotel

hotel Howard Hotel Edinburgh Edinburgh location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

34 Great King Street, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, EH3 6QH

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    4000 ft
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    6.3 mi
  • Dundee (DND)
    34.9 mi
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    3000 ft
  • Bus stop
    1400 ft
Restaurants
  • Bar Frizzante (cuisine: Italian)
    1200 ft
  • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
    1700 ft
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    1700 ft
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  3 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  12 pm
  • Year renovated:
    2009
  • Number of floors:
    4
  • Number of rooms:
    19

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSHighly RecommendedEdinburghHoward Hotel Edinburgh

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Best Luxury Hotels in United Kingdom

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