Howard Hotel Edinburgh

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

Free Wi-Fi
Parking

Valet parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

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

Reflex massage

Spa center

Overview

The traditional Howard Hotel Edinburgh offers a panoramic view of Edinburgh from many luxury guestrooms. Featuring antique architecture, Howard Hotel Edinburgh was renovated in 2009.

The great location in Old Town provides an access within a 20-minute walk to National Library of Scotland, Holyrood Park and Surgeons' Hall. The property lies within 2 km from the city center.

Howard Hotel Edinburgh is set close to designer boutiques, shops and a market.

Howard Hotel Edinburgh can be reached in 15 minutes by car from Turnhouse airport.

Rooms

The 19 guest rooms are spread over 4 floors. Howard Hotel Edinburgh offers rooms with the river view. Decorated in colorful design with carpet floor, the rooms feature en suite bathrooms equipped with towels, a walk-in shower and a hairdryer.

Eat & Drink

In the morning a free buffet breakfast is served. The lobby restaurant serves Georgian dishes. Guests can share a meal in Bar Frizzante and Stockbridge Restuarant, located about 400 meters away.

Services

The hotel offers a baggage storage, a lift and a safety deposit box along with computers, a catering service and a conference room for both business and leisure guests.

Relax

A Jacuzzi and a sauna are available 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
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • 24-hour security
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Smoke detectors

Services

  • Airport shuttle
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • Wake up service
  • Shoe shine service
  • Newspaper 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
  • Paid babysitting/ Child services
  • Children's play area

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Garden area
  • Spa center
  • Sauna
  • Jacuzzi
  • Reflex massage

Room view

  • River view

Room facilities

  • In-room air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Paid 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
  • Steam shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Washing machine
  • Bathrobe
  • Room toiletries

Self-catering

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/ Kitchen utensils

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  3 pm

Check-out

  • until  12 pm

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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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Howard Hotel Edinburgh Edinburgh location
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          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

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          Howard Hotel Edinburgh Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Scottish Gallery - 700 ft
          • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 1000 ft
          • Flaubert Gallery - 1700 ft
          • WASPS Studios - 1700 ft
          • winter wonderland - 2300 ft
          • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art - 2300 ft

          Popular areas

          • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 2300 ft

          Places of interest

          • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 1700 ft
          • New Club - 2000 ft
          • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 2000 ft
          • Stockbridge Parish Church - 2000 ft
          • Speakers Corner - 2000 ft
          • Sir Walter Scott Monument - 2300 ft

          Convention centers

          • St Stephen's Centre - 1000 ft

          Shopping areas

          • Multrees Walk - 1700 ft
          • Princes Mall - 2000 ft

          Amusement

          • Nobles Amusements - 2000 ft
          • Booth Enterprise - 2000 ft

          Museums

          • Hanover Fine Arts - 400 ft
          • The Torrance Gallery - 400 ft
          • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - 2300 ft

          Theaters

          • Assembly Rooms - 1700 ft

          Galleries

          • National Galleries of Scotland - 2300 ft

          Local attractions

          • Surgeons' Hall - 5100 ft
            Nicolson Street, Edinburgh
          • Sir Jules Thorn Exhibition of the History of Surgery/Dental Museum - 5200 ft
            9 Hill Sq., Edinburgh
          • The Meadows - 1.0 mi
            Old Town, Edinburgh
          • National Library of Scotland - 5100 ft
            George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
          • George Heriot's School - 5300 ft
            8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh

          Near the hotel

          • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 1400 ft
            1 Queen St., Edinburgh
          • Mansfield Place Church - 2100 ft
            East London Street, Edinburgh
          • Church of St John the Evangelist - 2300 ft
            Princes Street, Edinburgh
          • Scottish National Gallery - 2600 ft
            The Mound, Edinburgh
          • St. Margaret's Chapel - 1700 ft
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          • Princes Street Gardens - 2500 ft
            Princes Street, Edinburgh
          • General Register House - 2400 ft
            Princes Street, Edinburgh

          Restaurants nearby

          • Bar Frizzante - 1200 ft

            Address: 95 Lothian Road
            Phone: 01312297788

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

          • Number One - 2700 ft

            Address: The Balmoral Hotel
            Phone: 01315576727

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

          • Gurkha Cafe & Restaurant - 3300 ft

            Address: 25-27 Cockburn Street
            Phone: 01312252832

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

          • Stockbridge Restuarant - 1700 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 Galvin - 2700 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

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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 85 reviews

          Rating by category:

          Rooms
          9.6
          Value
          8.3
          Service
          8.3
          Location
          10.0

          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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