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The Howard City Centre, Edinburgh

Discreet luxury hotel in the heart of Edinburgh

The Howard
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The Howard is a 5 star luxury townhouse in the heart of Edinburgh. With its butler service and excellent city centre location, this is the most discreet and welcoming hotel in Edinburgh.

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Luxury Lazy Break - exclusive to OPL

From £72.90 pppn for a 5 night stay, to £119.50 pppn for a 1 night stay

Stay in a Luxury room and receive:

  • 3 course a la carte dinner for two on one evening in the fine dining restaurant or served in your room (value £35 pp)
  • Complimentary bottle of chilled Champagne in your room on arrival (approx value £50)
  • Full Scottish breakfast daily (served in your room if preferred)
  • Complimentary morning newspaper daily
  • Complimentary lazy late check out to 1 pm
  • Full butler service throughout your stay.

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  • Understated small luxury hotel on cobbled streets in the heart of Edinburgh
  • Outstanding levels of service included private butlers
  • Dine in the in house Atholl restaurant
  • Stylish elegant bedrooms
  • Perfect base to explore Edinburgh
  • Green Tourism Gold Award

Home truths

  • Blink and you'll miss it! - so discreet is The Howard that the hotel has just a small understated silver plaque on the door. Make a note of the street number.

18 Bedrooms 18 Bedrooms
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Internet Connection in rooms Internet Connection in Rooms
1 AA Rosette Dining

How to find The Howard

The Howard
34 Great King St

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Good to know

Hotel check-in time:

3:00 PM

Hotel check-out time:

12:00 PM


Opening Times

7am - 10am Weekdays
7:30am - 10:30am Weekends
12pm-2pm daily
7pm-9pm daily
 Afternoon Tea
2pm- 5pm daily

Parking Facilities

We have a secure free car park located at the rear of the Howard. Just pull up at the front door and one of our Butler team will be more than happy to park your car.

Disabled Access

We have one ground floor bedroom with some disabled equipment – hand rail at the bath, hand rail at the toilet. We also have a step for getting in and out of the bath and a chair for in the shower.

Wheelchair access is available from the car park entrance, there is one small step into the hotel which the butlers can assist with and from there access to all floors is by the lift which can easily accommodate one wheelchair. We unfortunately do not have a disabled public toilet.

Other Information

The Howard is located on Great King Street in the New Town area. Only a ten minute walk from Princes Street and just off Dundas Street, the Howard has an excellent location for restaurants and attractions.


Green Tourism Gold Award

It encourages biodiversity in its small wildlife garden, through bird boxes, feeders and insect logs.  Energy reduction is achieved through using energy saving light bulbs, switching off unnecessary lights and electrical equipment, and the maintenance of loft insulation and draft excluders.

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