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Channings Hotel

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#37 of 147 Hotels in Edinburgh
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Watford, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 December 2014

we have just returned from a 2 night stay at Channings. Firstly all the staff we encountered were extremely helpful and friendly especially the ladies on reception - looking up bus times for us etc. For our purposes it was a good base. Pro's; clean room with fab comfy bed, large fluffy soft towels, really good staff and a good...

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

Many thanks for the kind words and I am glad to say we have addressed the issue of the heat in Shackleton's Brasserie. Leon Kiteley General Manager

Reviewed 23 December 2014

If you're looking to stay somewhere central but not too busy and in a hotel that has a high level of service but is not too big, Channings is a good choice. I managed to get a fantastic rate from Booking.com for the weekend before Christmas and was surprised to be offered a valuable upgrade as I thought the hotel...

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

Another charming review but please note the very best rates can only be found when booking the hotel direct or on its own website. Leon Kiteley General Manager

Durham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 December 2014

After a bit of a wobble, Channings appears to be getting its act together again and offering a good level of service across the whole of the hotel. Those aspects of Channings which have always been good - such as the excellent standard of Housekeeping and the Channings' breakfast (presented by the always friendly and attentive Kevin and his team...

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

Many thanks for the continued vote of confidence and I will be sure to pass on your kind words to Kevin - look forward to seeing you again soon! Leon Kiteley General Manager

Scotland
Reviewed 17 December 2014

Arrived just before the street parking restrictions were lifted at 1730, bit of a pain finding a place to park. Reception was friendly, swift and only took a couple of minutes. The hotel is a bit of a rabbit warren, narrow corridors but eventually found my "petite double room". It wasn't that petite! Bags of room, smallish individual wardrobe, excellent...

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

A lovely review for Channings - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager

Reviewed 13 December 2014 via mobile

Excellent base for a two night Christmas shopping trip. We were upgraded to a club room with a jacuzzi bath. Beautiful large room, excellent breakfast, lovely evening meal, although the menu is no longer similar to the one on the website, it's a Brasserie menu now. We plan to return next year.

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you for reviewing your stay at Channings. I am delighted to hear you enjoyed your time with us – Shackleton’s Brasserie menu is brand new and features seasonal winter warmers which are proving very popular with guests and locals alike. We have now updated our website with all of our new menus so guests can see exactly...

Uxbridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 December 2014

Having stayed here twiced before I was looking forward to my third visit for a pre 60th Birthday with my 5 girlfriends. We booked our rooms back in July so I thought we would be on the same floor . We arrived early left our bags and went out to explore Edinburgh we came back in pairs early evening My...

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Hamilton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 December 2014

Got a deal on Booking.com was really impressed with what I got for the price paid. Paid £55 per night for B & B in a "small double room". When I arrived the room was certainly not small: - double bed, two bedside cabinets, two armchairs, coffee table and dressing table and TV. Also had large walk in wardrobe area...

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Another excellent review for Channings! Thank you for highlighting the great value for money we offer, although I would mention that guests can always get out best rates and unique room enhancements by booking direct with Channings. Kindest regards, Leon Kiteley

Aylesbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 December 2014

Very happy to stay here,enjoying the out of town peace, the interesting and quirky nature of the building and contents. We love the welcoming fires and the staff are helpful...only one issue to comment was the coolness and lack of warmth in the bedroom ( ours was facing front) rads not very efficient. Nice bar and many food choices available.

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EdinburghCollection, Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Joe, Dear guest, thank you for your review, I am pleased you were able to enjoy a visit to the new Shackleton’s Bar & Brasserie at Channings. We look forward to welcoming you back to Channings on your next visit to Edinburgh! Kindest regards, Leon Kiteley

Montrose, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2014

Stayed for one night, at just over £70 for the room with breakfast included ,this seemed good value although the decor of the hotel is a little tired and we also had some niggles about the tap in the bathroom.However, the public areas with their open fires are warm and welcoming; the street is quiet although it is an easy...

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

It is always gratifying to be referred to a value for money so my thanks to this guest for their positive comments and rest assured we are always looking at ways to improve our product - we would draw attention to the recent transformation to our new Shackleton's Bar and Brasserie, with the focus now being on our bedrooms. Leon...

Woodbury, Connecticut
Reviewed 4 December 2014

I've stayed at the Channings Hotel several times and have never been disappointed with the rooms or service. Eager to please staff will make sure you are satisfied. Great little restaurant and bar downstairs. The lobby is like an old club. Wing back chairs large fireplace. Parking can be tight but I've always been able to find a spot. There...

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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: $153 - $443 (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
#24 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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