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

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

Parking

Paid 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
  • Paid valet parking
  • Valet parking
  • 24-hour room service
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Wedding services
  • 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 available
  • 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

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • 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

  • 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

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

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

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City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.1 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.1 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Bar Frizzante (cuisine: Italian)
    350 m
  • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
    490 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    490 m
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

Howard Hotel Edinburgh photos Room Single Room
Single Room
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Luxury single room is individually designed and appointed with Queen size bed, private bathroom has bath with shower over.

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Spacious and luxurious Double Room is individually designed and appointed with Double bed. Private bathroom has bath with shower over.

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Luxury Twin Room is individually designed and appointed with two Single beds. Private bathroom has bath with shower over.

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Luxurious Superior Double Room is individually designed and appointed with Double bed, sitting area, work desk. Spacious private bathroom has bath with shower over.

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Superior Twin Room
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Luxurious Superior Double Room is individually designed and appointed with two Single beds, sitting area, work desk. Spacious private bathroom has bath with shower over.

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Junior Suite
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Luxurious suite is individually designed and appointed with King size bed, separate lounge area, work area. Spacious private bathroom has bath and shower.

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Terrace Suite
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Luxurious Terrace Suite is individually designed and appointed with King size bed, separate lounge area, work area. Spacious private bathroom has bath and shower.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

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

Get directions
City Center
  • Edinburgh
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.1 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.1 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Bar Frizzante (cuisine: Italian)
    350 m
  • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
    490 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    490 m
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 - 200 m
  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 300 m
  • WASPS Studios - 400 m
  • Flaubert Gallery - 500 m
  • Royal Scottish Academy Of Art - 700 m
  • winter wonderland - 700 m

Places of interest

  • Saint Mary's Catholic Cathedral House - 500 m
  • St Mary's Metropolitan Cathedral - 600 m
  • Stockbridge Parish Church - 600 m
  • Speakers Corner - 700 m
  • New Club - 700 m
  • Sir Walter Scott Monument - 700 m

Convention centers

  • St Stephen's Centre - 300 m
  • Camera Obscura and World of Illusions - 700 m

Shopping areas

  • Hanover Fine Arts - 100 m
  • Multrees Walk - 500 m

Amusement

  • Booth Enterprise - 600 m
  • Nobles Amusements - 700 m

Museums

  • Hanover Fine Arts - 100 m
  • The Torrance Gallery - 100 m
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh - 700 m

Theaters

  • Assembly Rooms - 500 m

Business areas

  • Multrees Walk - 500 m
  • Princes Mall - 600 m

Galleries

  • National Galleries of Scotland - 700 m

Local attractions

  • Surgeons' Hall - 1.6 km
    Nicolson Street, Edinburgh
  • Sir Jules Thorn Exhibition of the History of Surgery/Dental Museum - 1.6 km
    9 Hill Sq., Edinburgh
  • The Meadows - 1.7 km
    Old Town, Edinburgh
  • National Library of Scotland - 1.5 km
    George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
  • George Heriot's School - 1.6 km
    8 Lauriston Place, Edinburgh

Near the hotel

  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 430 m
    1 Queen St., Edinburgh
  • Mansfield Place Church - 660 m
    East London Street, Edinburgh
  • Church of St John the Evangelist - 690 m
    Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • Scottish National Gallery - 780 m
    The Mound, Edinburgh
  • St. Margaret's Chapel - 490 m
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  • Princes Street Gardens - 750 m
    Princes Street, Edinburgh
  • General Register House - 720 m
    Princes Street, Edinburgh

Restaurants nearby

  • Bar Frizzante - 350 m

    Address: 95 Lothian Road
    Phone: 01312297788

    72% likes this, based on 207 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: CAD 0 - CAD 133

  • Number One - 830 m

    Address: The Balmoral Hotel
    Phone: 01315576727

    76% likes this, based on 462 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish
    Price Range: CAD 121 - CAD 161

  • Stockbridge Restuarant - 490 m

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

    87% likes this, based on 217 reviews
    Cuisine: European
    Price Range: CAD 44 - CAD 77

  • The Pompadour by Galvin - 840 m

    Address: Princes Street
    Phone: +44 131 222 8975

    77% likes this, based on 134 reviews
    Cuisine: French, British
    Price Range: CAD 126 - CAD 411

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
    1.2 km
Airports
  • Turnhouse (EDI)
    10.1 km
  • Dundee (DND)
    56.1 km
Train Stations
  • Edinburgh Waverley station
    1.0 km
  • Bus stop
    400 m
Restaurants
  • Bar Frizzante (cuisine: Italian)
    350 m
  • Stockbridge Restuarant (cuisine: European)
    490 m
Ski areas
  • Midlothian Ski Centre
    490 m
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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