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The Channings Hotel

20 Pembroke Road | Clifton, Bristol BS8 3BB, England
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Alveston, England, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We cannot comment on the hotel rooms or the food as we have not sampled them,however we have used the bar approx once a week around 10.30 pm for coffee not for alcoholic drinks as we have a longish motorway drive home On this occasion we were told sorry no coffee as they had no milk! we strongly felt that... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here with a large group of people for a celebratory business lunch. I can honestly say that the food and service was the worst I have ever encountered in the South West (or anywhere else for that matter). It took 50 minutes from the first order to arrive to the last one...so some people had to leave without even... More 

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Cheshire
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at The Channings when we visited our son who is studying at Bristol University. The hotel is ideally located for the University, Clifton & Bristol Zoo. It is close to Clifton Down train station. All within walking distance. We stayed in a family room on the top floor. The room was clean, the bathroom was clean with option... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

Very pleasant stay. Staff are really friendly and go the extra mile. Will definitely return. On the downside it needs facilities for disabled eg. Ramp, lift and loo. Pub food pretty standard and reasonable priced. Room was clean (a little too hot) Breakfast was enjoyable. 😄

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Stay begin very well with a free upgrade to a double room having only booked a single online. The room was very clean and tidy with a good sized bathroom. Bar downstairs was pleasant with a good atmosphere. Walls between the rooms are very thin and you can hear everything in neighboring rooms. Managed a good nights sleep. This is... More 

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Lymington, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Booked last minute for NYE - thought the price was reasonable for a last minute stay in Clifton at £89. No car park but didn't struggle to park on the road outside the hotel. We walked through a nice bar to the reception where we were checked in. We were in room 29 which was on the top floor. The... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2015

This is a very bad value for money hotel. We stopped on New Years Eve. Having not been to Bristol previously and having read some reviews on trip advisor we thought it would be a safe bet, we were very wrong. Upon check in the staff were friendly enough, but it went downhill from there. The hotel advertises 'food served... More 

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London
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26 reviews 26 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

Stayed in this hotel for two nights, it is basically rooms above a pub. The positive feature of the hotel is that it is quiet. The downside was the room was very old with wallpaper peeling off the walls, a broken bath and extremely draughty sash windows. Despite the terrible facilities, the staff were helpful and the breakfast included in... More 

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swindon
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3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

I last stayed in Channings over a year ago, was a regular stayer, and thought it great. I returned and found it to be under new management. The staff are super friendly and super helpful. The menu is very inventive and very reasonable. I stayed in a different room this time which was spotless and the bed and pillows were... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

The garden is full of broken wooden garden furniture, nobody bothers to clear glasses or empty Crisp packets off the tables so seaguls are walking over to tables looking for scraps.the basement bar area is filthy with a dirty courtyard outside, ripped sofas inside, and dirty glasses.yuck I can't believe they haven't been closed down.

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