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The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
IPod docking station
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished
Minibar, in-room safe, individually decorated, individually furnished

Overview of The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

5 out of 5

4.6/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Restaurant
  • Breakfast available
  • Business services
  • Parking available
Great King Street, 34, Edinburgh, Scotland, EH36QH

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationPrinces Street5 min walk
  • Popular LocationRoyal Mile17 min walk
  • Popular LocationEdinburgh Castle18 min walk
  • AirportEdinburgh (EDI)28 min drive

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About this area

Edinburgh

The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member is located in New Town, a neighbourhood in Edinburgh, and is near a train station. Princes Street and Royal Mile are worth checking out if shopping is on the agenda, while those wishing to experience the area's popular attractions can visit Camera Obscura and World of Illusions and Edinburgh Zoo. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Tynecastle Stadium or Murrayfield Stadium.

What's nearby

  • Princes Street - 5 min walk
  • George Street - 9 min walk
  • Scott Monument - 12 min walk
  • Royal Mile - 17 min walk
  • Edinburgh Castle - 18 min walk

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (ZXE-Edinburgh Waverly Train Station) - 17 min walk
  • Edinburgh Airport (EDI) - 28 min drive

Restaurants

  • The Atholl — 1 min walk
  • The Cumberland Bar - 2 min walk
  • The Roamin' Nose - 5 min walk
  • New Chapter - 5 min walk
  • Novapizza Vegetarian Kitchen - 6 min walk

About this property

The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Luxury Edinburgh hotel in New Town, walk to Princes Street
This smoke-free hotel features a restaurant, valet parking and 24-hour room service. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include conference space, concierge services and dry cleaning. All 18 individually decorated rooms feature free WiFi and iPod docks. Guests will also find 24-hour room service, minibars and separate baths and showers.
The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member offers 18 forms of air-conditioned accommodation with iPod docking stations and minibars. Each accommodation is individually furnished and decorated. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access.

Bathrooms include a separate bath and shower, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries and hairdryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks, safes and telephones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and an iron/ironing board. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered on a daily basis. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Valet parking on site (GBP 15.00 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available

Food and drink

  • Breakfast available for a fee: GBP 1-30 per person
  • 1 restaurant
  • 24-hour room service

Conveniences

  • Lift

Guest services

  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Dry-cleaning service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Turndown service
  • Wedding services

Languages spoken

  • English

Business services

  • Conference space

Accessibility

  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • In-room accessibility (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking
  • Wheelchair-accessible path of travel

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bedroom

  • Air conditioning
  • Free cots/infant beds
  • Rollaway/extra beds (surcharge)

Bathroom

  • Bathrobes
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate bathtub and shower

Entertainment

  • iPod dock

Food and drink

  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Minibar

More

  • Desk
  • In-room massage
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone
  • Safe
  • Turndown service

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Early check-in subject to availability

Check-out

Check-out before noon

Special check-in instructions

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! Children stay free when using existing bedding
Rollaway/extra beds are available for GBP 30.00 per stay.
Free cots (infant beds)

Payment types at the property

Important information

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Breakfast fee: between GBP 1 and GBP 30 per person (approximately)
  • Valet parking fee: GBP 15.00 per night
  • Rollaway bed fee: GBP 30.00 per stay

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts major credit cards, Visa, Mastercard and American Express

National rating

This establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.

Property is also known as

Hotel Howard
Howard Edinburgh
Howard Hotel
Howard Hotel Edinburgh
The Howard an Ascend Hotel Collection Member
The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member Hotel
The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member Edinburgh
The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member Hotel Edinburgh

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Overall score and ratings

4.6

Wonderful

Rating 5 - Excellent. 102 out of 138 reviews
5 - Excellent 74%
Rating 4 - Good. 26 out of 138 reviews
4 - Good 19%
Rating 3 - Okay. 4 out of 138 reviews
3 - Okay 3%
Rating 2 - Poor. 4 out of 138 reviews
2 - Poor 3%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 2 out of 138 reviews
1 - Terrible 1%

4.6/5

Cleanliness

4.8/5

Staff & service

4.4/5

Property conditions & facilities

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness
Not as expected!
The hotel was supposed to be in a central location but it was 12 minutes walk to the shops and then a further 12 minutes walk to the bars, so it was too much effort to go out for a beer and something to eat on Saturday night. In cold weather conditions, you really needed to take a taxi everywhere. It was deadly quiet too with no atmosphere. In fact, it was more akin to a gentleman's club, rather than a hotel. But in saying that, the staff were very friendly and nothing was too much trouble. The rooms and bathrooms are very large and very clean, so if you are looking for a quiet hotel, well off the main thoroughfare, it would ideal for you!
Stayed 2 nights in Nov 2017

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, room comfort
A good place to stay
Charming staff and a superb location. I hope the owner(s) is willing to increase his/her/their investment in ambience as this could be a fabulous hotel with real charm.
Stayed 1 night in Nov 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent Choice in Edinburgh
Good location in new town. Truly excellent service. We dtsyed in the cottage, which gave is lots of space snd we still enjoyed a good breakfast.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great location and beautiful property. Attentive staff eager to provide service.
Stayed 3 nights in Jul 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Excellent stay
We had an excellent time at the Howard. Breakfast was wonderful and tasty - 5 star service.
Stayed 4 nights in Jun 2017