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Channings Hotel

12-16 S Learmonth Gardens, Edinburgh EH4 1EZ, Scotland
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Ranked #54 of 146 Hotels in Edinburgh
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    4 of 5 stars
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70 reviews 70 reviews
17 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

not for the infirm or wheelchair bound ,small stair case going down one flight to the bar and dining room .nice room and peaceful area i think there £160 a night b/b over the week end is a bit step for the services supplied

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I had a completely different experience than many other reviews, maybe I just don’t like the “quaint” style of hotel. The floor in my room (and the rooms beside me) was insanely squeaky to the point where I woke up every time one of my neighbors came, left, or went to the bathroom. The mattress was super thin and hard... More 

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

It is always disappointing to read a negative review about Channings, no matter how infrequently it occurs, and I am sorry to learn that this particular guest had such a poor experience. We constantly check all our beds for any signs of wear and replace them religiously so I am surprised to read of a paper thin mattress but I... More 

Lewiston, Sth Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
21 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As I am finding out on my travels through Scotland, the staff are exceptional. Very friendly, warm and helpful. Channings staff are no exception.!! Made us feel at home and very welcome. The Hotel is perfect inside, very old world, elegant and warm. I believe Earnest Shakleton lived there at some stage, so obviously some history attached to this lovely... More 

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

Another super review for Channings - many thanks. If guest have any enquiries about parking during the day please do contact us on Tel; 00 44 131 315 2226. Leon Kiteley General Manager More 

Stafford, United Kingdom
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30 reviews 30 reviews
16 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 nights over the weekend on a work/leisure trip recently. On arrival we were informed we had been upgraded from a superior room to a suite. Wow, we loved the suite and the great big bathroom. We enjoyed food in the hotel and the breakfasts were of the traditional Scottish kind and were lovely, plenty to fill... More 

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

A charming review for Channings and I am glad to learn we were able to make this weekend trip extra special - we look forward to welcoming these guests again soon! Leon Kiteley General Manager More 

Fort Worth, Texas
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35 reviews 35 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were celebrating a birthday for my husband. We have been to Edinburgh many times, and I always looked at Channing's because of the New Town quiet location. Booked the hotel for 5 nights. Our room looked north, with a pretty view. It was so quiet We didn't think many were there. The next morning the breakfast room was FULL.... More 

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

Another lovely review for Channings and it is most gratifying to learn that we have been instrumental in helping create some special memories - many thanks! Leon Kiteley General Manager More 

Cardiff, United Kingdom
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27 reviews 27 reviews
4 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for three nights at Channings and we had a fabulous time. We stayed in a double room on the third floor, with a lovely view of Edinburgh collage & the surrounding area of Stockbridge and Dean Village. The room was ideal for us, the bed was comfy and we always had a restful sleep, we kept our window... More 

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

Another superb review for Channings Hotel and my sincerest thanks to this review for their kind words, and for their comprehensive take on all that is good about Channings. FYI - the impressive school building that you can see from front of the hotel is Fettes College. Happy Aniversary and I look forward to welcoming you again soon. Leon Kiteley... More 

Woodford, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
7 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Just returned from a four night stay and found the hotel to be comfortable and the staff pleasant. Booked with Expedia which included breakfast in the offer and there was a good cold buffet selection or traditional cooked, served quickly and hot. Could be a little expensive if you have to pay separately. We had one of the smaller double... More 

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Banff, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Situated in a peaceful area of Edinburgh, with parking available outside the door - free over the weekend. First impressions are good with comfortable armchairs in reception and a warm fire (even though it was a beautiful sunny day). Room was nice and comfortable with a huge bed and an adjoining bathroom with shower over bath (shower was not thermostatic... More 

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Poole, United Kingdom
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks 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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