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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel with lovely features and charm.Simple things let this hotel down We arrived with 4 cases and struggled up the stairs when we got upstairs we discovered a lift why the lad on reception didn't tell us I don't know .Room spotless and pretty .Breakfast excellent choice ,first day lovely and relaxed ,second day we were rushed as it...

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

Thank you for your review. We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. We do however, apologise for the inconveniences you experienced during your stay. Our staff are trained to serve our customers with the utmost respect and quality. We will investigate further as to why you were not treated in such a way. We are...

Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stopped in the Channing for 2 nights recently and found the experience pleasant. Staff very helpful and friendly, the atmosphere peaceful and very pretty. Breakfast was super :) Loved the room, stylish, attention to detail and enjoyed the Jacuzzi bath. Not too far from the city so that was definitely a bonus. Would highly recommend! Thank you :)

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

Thank you for your kind review. We are delighted to hear that you enjoyed your stay at Channings Hotel. We would love to welcome you back when you next visit Edinburgh. Kind Regards, Leon Kiteley. General Manager.

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 days ago NEWvia mobile

Looking forward to an few nights away - hotel info said jacuzzi or roll top bath in superior room with king size bed. When we arrived only a couple of the superior rooms have the nice bathrooms and king size is two singles bolted together. The hotel is 100% no smoking and ensure all guests know this. But with no...

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

Thank you for your review. We are sorry about the inconveniences you faced during your stay and that we didn't meet your expectations on this occasion. We hope you won't be deterred from staying with us again. Kind Regards, Leon Kiteley. General Manager.

Norwich, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Brilliantly appointed antique style boutique hotel. Very comfortable great breakfast. Minor drawback some of it at garden level so a little lacking in natural light but otherwise amazing value for money

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

Thank you for your review. We are happy you liked Channings Hotel. However, we do apologise for the natural light inconvenience you experienced during your stay. We hope this doesn't discourage you from staying with us again. Kind Regards, Leon Kiteley. General Manager.

Saltcoats sur Mer
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

From the beginning we were delighted, it was exactly as I remembered from previously when I attended a function here. It reeked Old World charm and luxury of a bygone age with modern facilities to boot. The staff were all super, helpful friendly and good conversationalists. We used the dining room and the bar for food. We had excellent food,...

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

Thank you for such a lovely review. We love hearing from returning gueats and we are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay - again. We would love to welcome you back when you next visit Edinburgh. Kind Regards, Leon Kiteley. General Manager.

Scottish Highlands
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Large room, bathroom with bath and shower. Excellent breakfast served by cheerful, friendly staff. Bar/bistro serving food until 10pm. This was once the home of Ernest Shackleton and although obviously modernised still retains lots of character.

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Winteringham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were in Room 64 Nimrod which was in the roof. It was a lovely large room with separate seating area and the bathroom was massive. The hotel is a little out of the city centre, but very easy to walk to and close to bus stops and because it is in a residential area it was really quiet. The...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for a couple of nights, the room was a petite double and was really cosy and comfortable. The staff were really friendly and helpful with everything. The breakfast is great, great pastries and fruit to choose from as well as nice hot breakfast. The brasserie downstairs is also good, with amazing staff and good food. While the hotel...

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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 had a pleasant stay with us. As you say, the hotel is old (dating back to the late 1800's) which does mean it comes with some quirks like creaky floors. However, that does add to the character and charm of the place. We...

Eston, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

Really lovely Oldy worldy hotel. Clean rooms, comfortable bed, nice lounge areas and lovely breakfasts. The wonderful experience was only marred by them not catering for a lactose intolerance for afternoon tea, despite a friend telephoning twice before the trip to confirm that they could cater for this. Apparently it was all documented but the kitchen staff didn't pick this...

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Wishaw,Scotland
Reviewed 1 week ago

Another great stay here ( 3rd or 4th time now ), Staff always helpful and go that extra mile to accomodate any special requests. We will most certainly be back in the near future. nice and quiet but not too far from the West end of Princess Street which is only a 10 minute walk or so away. Nice full...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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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
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Edinburgh
Price Range: $65 - $250 (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
#23 Luxury Hotel in Edinburgh
#44 Family Hotel in Edinburgh
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  • At what time does the pool open each day?

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“Room 12 - close to the bar/breakfast room entrance. Also has a jacuzzi in there.”
 of 5 bubbles jleigh1, 2 days ago | Read review
“Reception level”
 of 5 bubbles grandfree, 5 days ago | Read review
“Rooms mostly have a view either over the street to a park, or the large back garden.”
 of 5 bubbles JJKR, 5 days ago | Read review
“Nimrod was excellent.”
 of 5 bubbles HelenHenry1967, 6 days ago | Read review
“Lovely views facing out the front of the hotel”
 of 5 bubbles 1cfjs11, 1 week ago | Read review
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