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Channings Hotel

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like Channings. Being going here for over 15 years. It has a lovely feel, ad the views on the front over Edinburgh are great. Rooms a re a good size, well equipped and comfy... but getting a bit tired. Decoration a bit past it now. And no parking, so leaving my car on cobbles outside is costly. Can be...

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EdinburghCollection, General Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at our hotel, and have been doing so for 15 years. We do apologise for our lack of on-site parking; we are always working hard to try come up with ways to make parking easier for our guests as we...

Biloxi, Mississippi
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel was very lovely. Our room was fantastic! although the bed could use a pillow-top. The hotel was on the outskirts of the city center, so the trek was a bit of hassle HOWEVER, the 41 bus runs straight to the city center and its only a pound 20 for a pass of 4 pounds for an all day...

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EdinburghCollection, General Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a detailed review. We appreciate your feedback and are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay. We do apologise for the slight inconveniences you experienced during your stay. However, we are happy to hear that the good outweighed the bad and we shall pass on your kind words to your waitress....

Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Comfortable and quiet room with a tasty breakfast, staff very helpful and friendly. Convenient for taking in the sights of Stockbridge and three New Town. We had an overnight stay to make the most of a visit to Edinburgh

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

ChanningsEdinburgh is a small town house hotel in a good location, 10minutes from the West End and close to Stockbridge and the NewTown, which means plenty of bars, restaurants and other attractions within walking distance. Suitable for both business and leisure trips Staff are always friendly and helpful, and the public areas comfortable. The full Scottish breakfast is recommended to...

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Belfast, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 March 2017

We stayed here to be close to family and thought it was good value for money in this interesting Stockbridge area. The building and furnishings are traditional, with big settees and open fires. There's a library. Breakfast was nice with friendly staff.

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EdinburghCollection, General Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thanks for staying with us and taking the time to leave a review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and took the time to enjoy our unique public areas We appreciate your feedback and we'd love to welcome you back when you next visit Edinburgh! Kind Regards, Leon Kiteley. General Manager.

Callington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 March 2017

Stockbridge is on outskirts of city centre, but you can catch a bus from the top road or walk if dry weather! Very quiet area and hotel was welcoming after sight seeing all day. Would recommend this hotel.

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EdinburghCollection, General Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

What a great review! We are very pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We would love to welcome you back the next time you visit Edinburgh. Kind Regards, Leon Kiteley. General Manager.

essex
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

We stayed here for a 3 night short break. Overall we were happy with our stay at this hotel. It is very traditional which is part of its charm, although it is a bit worn and rough around the edges. Our room (48) was a little shabby,but was clean and had a lovely view out over the rooftops of Edinburgh....

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Glasgow
Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

I would highly recommend this boutique hotel for anyone looking to have a genuine Edinburgh experience. Unlike the bland hotel chains, you are staying in a building which has period features and old world charm, not to mention a cosy reception room with a fire! My bright room was very warm and looked over the pleasant back garden. My only...

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EdinburghCollection, General Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave such a lovely review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you found everything to be of a good standard. We have made a note of swapping the Italian biscuits for Scottish shortbread. As it does, after all, make more sense. We hope you decide...

Torbay
Reviewed 15 March 2017

Stayed at the Cannings in January with friends. It is very tired and dysfunctional. The staff in the bistro downstairs could not speak or understand English and the receptionist was most unaccommodating. I asked if we could have drinks in the lounge by reception and was told to get it ourselves. The infamous heating was playing up and so we...

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EdinburghCollection, General Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to leave a review, we appreciate your feedback. We apologise that the hotel did not meet your standards on this occasion. We apologise for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. However, we assure you that this is uncommon. We hope you still had a lovely trip to Edinburgh despite your stay and we...

Reviewed 13 March 2017

Our room(55) had great view and was very comfortable & spacious. Plenty of hot water comfortable bed, Lovely bedding & towels cannot find fault. Quiet location. Staff very helpful. Will stay here again.

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Thank you for taking the time to leave a review. We are pleased to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to welcoming you back the next time you visit Edinburgh. Kind Regards, Leon Kiteley. General Manager.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Channings in Edinburgh is an informal, relaxed hotel with a very friendly approach. It occupies five Edwardian townhouses in Stockbridge, one of Edinburgh's most popular 'urban villages'. Channings is a wonderfully quirky property which feels a bit like a Scottish country home, full of charming Victorian paintings, prints, books, furniture and memorabilia reflecting the history of previous tenant Sir Ernest Shackleton. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Channings Hotel

Address: 12-16 South Learmonth Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 1EZ, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $143 - $376 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Channings Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 46
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Channings Hotel Edinburgh, Scotland
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#13 Business Hotel in Edinburgh
#15 Romantic Hotel in Edinburgh
#21 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#44 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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“Bathrooms are not all pokey!”
MAD313, 22 Apr 2017 | Read review
“The third floor seems to have larger rooms ours was like a suite with a sofa and chairs it was called discovery”
angelamarieg2015, 17 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Lovely view out of the north facing windows, and you can see Fettes College, which looks quite nice.”
stevekiley, 8 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Back room , top floor ”
N1825BClouisel, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Open the windows. Rooms are too hot and the sound of owls will lullaby you off to sleep!”
tbrodgers, 7 Apr 2017 | Read review
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