Channings Hotel

Channings Hotel
South Learmonth Gardens
Edinburgh, GB

Rating: 4 Stars
Channings is the friendliest hotel in Edinburgh where you will enjoy country-style tranquillity in a city setting and be charmed by the people. Channings is a boutique Edwardian town house hotel - once home to the famous explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton and houses a restaurant - events suites - a wine bar - relaxing lounges and a sun deck - which means you will be sure to find a spot to unwind. This privately owned four-star Edinburgh hotel is situated just 9 minutes walk from the city centre and is an ideal location for short city breaks - weekend breaks and the business traveller. Located in the peaceful and leafy South Learmonth Gardens which ensures you will have a good nights sleep whilst only being minutes away from the historic attractions - museums - art galleries and great shopping which makes Edinburgh a favoured city by so many. You will be accommodated in one of our individually decorated bedrooms which include three suites and a four-poster bedroom. You may wish to choose a room offering a slipper roll top bath or a Jacuzzi - big enough for two. Rooms are striking yet elegant - tailored and classic - with a combination of textured fabrics such as linen - silk - suede - velvet and deep rich colours - providing comfortable and relaxing surroundings for you during your stay. Many of the rooms offer breath-taking views of Edinburgh while others overlook the private gardens which are yours to enjoy in the warmer months - as well as a sun terrace which captures the sun all day. Have a spirited adventure in the former home of explorer Sir Ernest Shackleton - you will discover creativity and innovation in this historically rich events venue. If you are planning an event in Edinburgh and require a venue that is rich in character as well as meeting your specific business or personal needs enhanced by the friendliest staff - then Channings is the perfect venue.

Room Information

Double Room
Elegant -individually designed room for comfort and relaxation -TV entertainment and communication system -Bathroom has a bath with shower over and Molton Brown toiletries
Junior Suite
Junior Suites are spacious and individually decorated with private drawing room and sofabed. Suites are striking yet elegant - tailored and classic - with a combination of textured fabrics such as linen - silk - suede - velvet and deep rich colours and antique furniture provide a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere. Suites have TV Interactive - a communication and entertainment centre with full rapid internet - clothes press and tea and coffee facilities. Ensuite bathrooms have a shower and bath and Molton Brown Toiletries. Suites have City or Garden views. Non-smoking. MaxOcc2
Petite Double
Elegant -individually designed room for comfort and relaxation -TV entertainment and communication system -Bathroom has a bath with shower over and Molton Brown toiletries
Superior Double Room
Elegant -individually designed room with views over Edinburgh or the private gardens -The bathroom has a bath with shower over -some have feature baths -please request
Twin Room
Elegant -individually designed room for comfort and relaxation -TV entertainment and communication system -Bathroom has a bath with shower over and Molton Brown toiletries

Directions

EDI-Edinburgh - 7.5 miles: E
Follow the signs for Edinburgh City Centre. Stay in the right hand lane, which will take you under an underpass. Go straight on at the junction after the underpass, this leads you onto Corstorphine Road. You should stay on this road for approximately 4 miles to traffic lights at Haymarket Station, which will be on your right hand side. Go through the traffic lights, you will come to a second set of traffic lights, go straight on until you reach Princes Street, stay in the left hand lane and take the left onto South Charlotte Street. Turn left again at Charlotte Square and left again onto Hope Street and Queensferry Street. Continue over The Dean Bridge onto Queensferry Road. Turn right onto Dean Park Crescent, Bear left onto Comely Bank Avenue. Turn left onto Learmonth Gardens, go past a turn to your left and Channings is 30m ahead on your left hand side.
GLA-Glasgow - 55.6 miles: E
Follow the signs for Glasgow City Centre and nd then the M8 motorway. Once on the M8 motorway follow the signs for Edinburgh City Centre. Stay in the right hand lane, which will take you under an underpass. Go straight on at the junction after the underpass, this leads you onto Corstorphine Road. You should stay on this road for approximately 4 miles to traffic lights at Haymarket Station, which will be on your right hand side. Go through the traffic lights, you will come to a second set of traffic lights, go straight on until you reach Princes Street, stay in the left hand lane and take the left onto South Charlotte Street. Turn left again at Charlotte Square and left again onto Hope Street and Queensferry Street. Continue over The Dean Bridge onto Queensferry Road. Turn right onto Dean Park Crescent, Bear left onto Comely Bank Avenue. Turn left onto Learmonth Gardens, go past a turn to your left and Channings is 30m ahead on your left hand side.

Restaurants

OCHRE VITA
Type: Bar/Lounge, Cuisine: Mediterranean Style, Breakfast: M-F 7am -10am, S & S 7am- 10:30am, Lunch: Open all day for food and drink, Dress code: casual.
CHANNINGS RESTAURANT
Type: Fine Dining, Cuisine: Contemporary Scottish, Lunch: 12pm - 2:30pm, Dinner: 7pm - 10pm, Dress Code: smart casual. Please note that the elevator does not go to the lower ground level.

Area Attractions

EDI-Edinburgh
1.3 miles NorthWest
EDI-Edinburgh Airport
7.5 miles East
Edinburgh Castle
1.8 miles NorthWest
Royal Yacht Britannia
3.1 miles South      
Scottish Parliament
2.5 miles West      
Princes Street
1.3 miles NorthWest     
The Royal Mile
1.3 miles NorthWest    
Financial District
0.9 miles West
Dynamic Earth
2.5 miles West     
Museum of Scotland
1.9 miles West     
The National Galleries of Scotland
1.4 miles NorthWest      
The Edinburgh Zoo
3.1 miles East
Harvey Nichols
1.3 miles NorthWest
Jenners
1.3 miles NorthWest
EICC
1.3 miles NorthWest 
George Street
0.9 miles NorthWest      
Edinburgh Playhouse
2.0 miles West    
Edinburgh Festival
0.6 miles NorthWest   
Edinburgh Hogmany Street Party
0.6 miles NorthWest    
The Royal Highland Show
7.4 miles East      
Edinburgh Capital Christmas
0.6 miles NorthWest  
Corporate Locations
Lloyds - 1.0 miles NorthWest, BAE Systems - 0.9 miles NorthMarsh - 0.2 miles West, Western General Hospital - 1.2 miles SouthEast, State Street - 1.4 miles NorthWest, Royal Bank of Scotland - 1.4 miles NorthWest, Standard Life - 1.2 miles NorthWest, Scottish Widows - 3.8 miles NorthWest, Deloitte and Touche - 0.7 miles NorthWest, HBOS - 1.9 miles NorthWest.

Recreation

Recreation
Golfing - on request, Muleum Gallery Viewing - on request, Shopping, Sightseeing Tours, Theatre - on request.

Meeting Facilities

Meeting Services
The property has 2 meeting rooms with a total capacity of 55 people. Services include: Audio/Visual Equipment, Copy Service, Internet Connectivity, Courier, Catering, Computer Modem Hookups, Equipment Rental, Fax Service, Video Conferencing.
THE KINGSLEIGH
Dimensions: 5.62m x 4.30m, Maximum Capacity: 35. The Kingsleigh & Library Events Suites are the former home of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the famous explorer. These adjoining Edwardian rooms are perfect for private meetings - offering a syndicate room, as well as private lunches and dinners with an adjoining standing drinks reception venue. You will discover creativity and innovation in this historically-rich events venue.
THE LIBRARY
Dimensions: 4.72m x 3.48m, Maximum Capacity: 20. The Kingsleigh & Library Events Suites are the former home of Sir Ernest Shackleton, the famous explorer. These adjoining Edwardian rooms are perfect for private meetings - offering a syndicate room, as well as private lunches and dinners with an adjoining standing drinks reception venue. You will discover creativity and innovation in this historically-rich events venue.

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