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The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

5-starThis establishment has received its official star rating from VisitScotland, the National Tourist Board for Scotland.
34 Great King StreetEdinburghScotlandEH3 6QHUnited Kingdom, 0203 027 9779

Luxury hotel with restaurant, near Princes Street Gardens
  • Free WiFi
Tasty breakfast
Fantastic service
Awesome vibe
Quite clean
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The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

Hotel Info: 0203 027 9803

from £133
  • Luxury Double Room
  • Luxury Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Petit Double Room
  • The Howard Garden Mews
  • Standard Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking
  • Standard Room, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking
  • Suite, 1 King Bed with Sofabed, Non Smoking, Hot Tub
  • Petit Double Room
  • Standard Double Room
  • Standard Twin Room
  • Superior Twin Room
  • Superior Double Room

At a glance

Key facts

Hotel size

  • This hotel has 18 rooms
  • This hotel is arranged over 3 floors


  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Check-out time is noon
It is often possible to check in earlier and we will try to make your room ready for you as soon after you arrive as is possible. We are happy to store luggage both before you check in if arriving early, or after you check out.

Required at check in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

Travelling with others


  • Children (8 years old and younger) stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Valet parking *

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

In the hotel

Food and drink
  • Breakfast (surcharge)
  • Restaurant
  • 24-hour room service
Working away
  • Conference space
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Concierge services
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Number of buildings/towers - 1
  • Elevator/lift
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Turndown service
Things to enjoy
  • In-room massage available
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Separate bathtub and shower
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • IPod docking station
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Special features


The Atholl – This restaurant serves lunch and dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Awards and affiliations

Green/Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Tourism Programme, a programme that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: The Environment, the community, the cultural heritage and the local economy.

The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member’s small print

Also known as

  • Howard Hotel Edinburgh
  • Howard Hotel
  • Howard Edinburgh
  • Howard Hotel Edinburgh

Optional extras

Valet parking costs GBP 15.00 per night

Rollaway beds are available for GBP 30.00 per stay

Breakfast costs between GBP 1 and GBP 30 per person (approximately)

We have included all charges provided to us by this hotel. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

What’s around The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member


  • In New Town
  • Princes Street Gardens (12-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Playhouse Theatre (14-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh Castle (19-minute walk)
  • St. Giles' Cathedral (19-minute walk)
  • Greyfriars Kirk (21-minute walk)
  • University of Edinburgh (27-minute walk)
  • Edinburgh International Conference Centre (28-minute walk)

Getting around

  • Edinburgh (EDI) 24-min drive
  • Edinburgh Waverley Station 16-min walk
  • Edinburgh Haymarket Station 9-min drive
  • Slateford Station 11-min drive
  • Valet parking (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle

The Howard, an Ascend Hotel Collection Member

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