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I have a special requirement, where can I tell you about this?
Please call us on 0131 315 2226 or email our reception, with your booking reference and a member of our team will be happy to make provisions for your individual needs.

What time can I check in and out?
Check in is at 3pm and check out by 11am. It is often possible to check in earlier and we will try to make your room ready for you as soon after you arrive as is possible.

Do you have a luggage store?
Yes. We are more than happy to store your luggage if you are arriving early and again on departure.

Do you have any smoking rooms?
No, but we do have the sun deck where you can also relax with a drink some food or just a daily paper.

Do you have any leisure facilities?
As a small boutique hotel we do not have facilities on site. We have a relationship with Westwoods sports complex down at Fettes. It is only £4 for a day pass for our guests and is only a 10 minute walk.

Can I upgrade my room on arrival to the Channings Edinburgh hotel?
Yes. Subject to availability. There will be an additional charge based on the best available rate.

Can I cancel a reservation online?
Yes. To avoid cancellation charges bookings must be cancelled before 4pm local hotel time on the day prior to arrival, unless stated otherwise.

Can children stay and eat at Channings Edinburgh?
Yes. If you need an extra bed or a cot in the rooms then please let us know when making your booking or prior to your arrival at the hotel. We also have a child friendly restaurant with a menu that caters for all ages, with colouring in and dot to dot puzzles for children to enjoy. Highchairs also provided if needed.

Is there a discount for regular visitors of Channings city Hotel in Edinburgh?
There are always seasonal offers available for guests wishing to stay in the hotel. For people wishing to dine in our restaurant or bar we have a 20% off loyalty card.

To apply for a loyalty card please e-mail

How do I make a booking in Channings restaurant?
You can book a table in Channings Restaurant either over the phone on 0131 274 7465 or you can book online.

Where are you located?
Channings is located on South Learmonth Gardens. Only a ten minute walk from Princes Street and just off Queensferry Road, Channings is in the perfect location for either a stroll into the city or to be slightly out of town.

Do you have a car park?
Car parking is available on South Learmonth Gardens and the surrounding area. This is charged at £1.80 per hour (for a maximum of 4 hours), Monday to Friday from 08:30 to 17:30. Out with these times, you can park on South Learmonth Gardens free of charge. Please note, due to Edinburgh City Council’s parking restrictions, there is no alternative free parking near Channings.

If you need to park your car for more than 4 hours, you may wish to use alternative parking at the Edinburgh Castle Terrace NCP. This is approximately 20 minutes walk from the hotel and is in the City Centre making it ideal if you are spending a day sightseeing. For the most up to date pricing and information, you can visit the Castle Terrace NCP website at

How far is the hotel from the Airports?
Edinburgh International - 25mins by Air link bus and Taxi. A taxi will cost about £20.00 each way and the Airport bus costs £6.00 return.

How far is the hotel from Train Stations?
Edinburgh Waverley Station - 10mins by taxi or 25mins walk. Taxi will cost between £5 and £8.
Edinburgh Haymarket - 5mins by Taxi or 15min walk. Taxi will cost around £6.

How long will it take to walk to?
George Street…12minutes 
The Castle…30 minutes 
Stockbridge…9 minutes 
Botanic Gardens…15 minutes 
National Gallery…15 minutes 
Scottish Parliament…30 minutes 
EICC - Edinburgh International Conference Centre…20mins 
Dean Village...5 mins