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Channings Hotel

#55 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence
12-16 S Learmonth Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 1EZ, Scotland
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Ranked #55 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
Susan B Poole, United Kingdom
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Poole, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Beautiful hotel in Edinburgh on the cobbled streets near the town centre with a real sense of history. Used to be the home of Ernest Shackleton and this is drawn through by the many suites on the third floor with fabulous black and white photos which really help to bring to life his ill fated trek. Food is wonderful and... More 

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Newport, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here. Staff were all very friendly, and very helpful, especially with suggesting places to eat and places to go. It is in a convenient location, as it is about a 20-25 min walk from centre, but also just enough out the way so that it is peaceful at night. Beds were comfy and room was... More 

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Kirkcaldy, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A huge thank you to Channings Hotel for making our anniversary stay so special, complete with our anniversary card! We had very kindly been upgraded to a junior suite which included a separate sitting room and a bathroom with a beautiful bath and a stand-alone shower. The room was lovely and the breakfast was perfect, with very attentive staff. Thank... More 

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TECBen, Public Relations Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for choosing to spend your anniversary with us and congratulations once again! Our Junior Suites are very popular rooms and certainly have that 'wow' factor! We hope to see you again next year, if not before! More 

Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't be disappointed if you'll see this hotel from outside (yes it looks a bit more like a private house than hotel) but when you get inside, you absolutely forget how it looked at first sight ! I've been surprised how big this hotel is, so many rooms everywhere. Rooms got everything you need, very comfy bed and great bathroom.... More 

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TECBen, Public Relations Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for another great review of Channings! I am glad to hear you had a great stay with us and were able to make use of the hotel facilities. We look forward to welcoming you back next time! More 

Haslemere, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked in here as although travelling on business I also wanted to visit at the Western General Hospital, which is only a ten minute walk away. But easy also to get into the City Centre on the No. 47 bus - so great for convenience. Nice homely rooms, lovely comfortable lounges, a smart restaurant with good food, all in a... More 

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TECBen, Public Relations Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Richard, Thank you for your review of Channings, you are correct to highlight our close proximity to the Western General hospital, a bonus for many of our guests. I am glad to hear you found our bedrooms homely and relaxing. We hope you'll choose to stay at Channings again on your next visit to Edinburgh and we look forward... More 

edinburgh, scotland
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83 reviews 83 reviews
58 hotel reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A beautiful location. A short bus ride or reasonable walk from the city centre down beautiful Georgian New Town streets. A lovely location to explore the local architecture and crescents. A nice stroll down the hill to Stockbridge and its cafes, restaurants, pubs, and bars. A beautiful view from the hotel. The hotel is ok. It's a bit up itself... More 

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TECBen, Public Relations Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Tom, Thank you for taking the time to review your stay at Channings, i am glad you we're able to enjoy the peaceful location close to the shops and restaurants of Stockbridge. Our staff receive lots of positive feedback on their friendliness and we don't consider our approach to be overly formal, but sorry you felt this was the... More 

Stourbridge, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
17 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Excellent quality room with sumptuous roll top free standing bath. Only downside is no parking. Luckily not an issue on this occasion. Good breakfast and very attentive service. Nice real fires and large sofas downstairs. Would definitely recommend

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Ayr
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36 reviews 36 reviews
5 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Can honestly say I have never felt so comfortable in a hotel before, hence the five stars. It wasn't just the warm room, loads of hot water, comfy bed and pleasant staff but there are lots of little seating areas scattered about that encourage you to come outside your room and enjoy the open fires and comfortable seats. There is... More 

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TECBen, Public Relations Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review of Channings. I am delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us and more importantly felt comfortable and relaxed - this is something we strive for. Thanks also for your feedback on the politeness of our front desk staff; I will certainly pass this on. We very much hope to have the... More 

Fairfax, Virginia
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124 reviews 124 reviews
14 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Everything here was wonderful. We really enjoyed our stay. Breakfast was great. The rooms are spacious and clean. The bathrooms are very nice and very clean. All staff members were friendly and helpful. Truly a great experience. We will definitely stay again if in the area.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
11 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We popped up to Edinburgh for a flying visit at the end of March, and we were lucky enough to get a last minute room at Channings. We had stayed here before for our honeymoon in one of their 'Shackleton' suites, but this time I had just booked a basic double room. As before the staff were very friendly and... More 

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TECBen, Public Relations Manager at Channings Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Patricia, We were delighted to have the opportunity to welcome you back to Channings once again! Thank you for your kind feedback - we hope to see you again soon! More 

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