Hotel The Howard

5 Stars

  34 Great King Street - EH3 6QH - Edinburgh, United Kingdom View Map
Area: Merchiston - Morningside

The Howard Hotel, winner of the 'customer care' Thistle Award 2006, is a 5* luxury Boutique hotel in Edinburgh city centre. The hotel building is a traditional Scottish, Georgian townhouse, dating back to 1820. Renovated in 2006, this city hotel has a total of 18 rooms over 5 floors, of which 5 are suites. The hotel includes a lobby, a 24-hour reception with a hotel safe, a lift and a cloakroom. Consistently classified as one of the AA's Top 200 Hotels in Britain and Ireland and recently awarded a Scottish Boutique Hotel Special Commendation from the Scottish Hotel of the Year Awards 2007. The hotel offers a butler service to cover such day-to-day tasks as valeting, surfing the web, polishing your shoes, taking care of your dry-cleaning requirements, arranging dinner parties and organizing your social itinerary, or other special requests. All rooms have recently been renovated to the high standard expected of a five star town house hotel. Many rooms are equipped with unusual features such as canopy beds, rain baths and antique bakelite telephones. Views include Edinburgh's prestigious cobbled Great King Street to the front of the hotel, and panoramic views across the Firth of Forth and onto the Kingdom of Fife from our second floor bedrooms. The superior rooms offer a more spacious alternative to the luxury double rooms, each superior room has additional wardrobe space, most have king size beds and a seating area, suitable for enjoying afternoon tea or our special in room dining service. All bedrooms at the Howard are equipped with eTV - a television / in-room entertainment centre which includes a variety of channels available for viewing, Movies on demand (charges apply), Internet access through the television, Radio, Music jukebox, Hotel information and special offers. Note: 2 night minimum stay applies over Saturdays.Internet ??;amp; Email via TV. 24 hrs Front Desk. Valet Services. Play Station. Valet Parking. Porterage

Hotel Details


The hotel has 18 luxurious and romantic rooms, each of which bears the name of a street or a district of Edinburgh. The rooms are all individually decorated with precious fabrics, colorful and modern, creating a traditional atmosphere, relaxing and romantic. The rooms of The Howard exude typically Georgian.


From here you can walk 6 art galleries in less than 5 minutes. A little further you will find shops and restaurants.

Hotel facilities

  •  Check-in at From 12:00


  • Scottish National Portrait Gallery - 457 m
  • George Street - 542 m
  • Multrees Walk - 570 m
  • The Merchant's Hall - 642 m
  • Jenners - 660 m
  • St. James Shopping Centre - 709 m
  • Scott Monument - 735 m
  • John Lewis Edinburgh - 794 m
  • Princes Mall - 797 m
  • Princes Street - 825 m

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