We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

“An excellent weekend break” 4 of 5 bubbles
Review of Champany Inn

Best prices for -
Check In dd/mm/yyyy Check Out dd/mm/yyyy
Prices are for 1 room, 2 adults
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 1 more site!
Champany Inn
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Linlithgow
Certificate of Excellence
Perthshire
Level Contributor
152 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
“An excellent weekend break”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 March 2013

Just returned from a last minute break Excellent hotel welcoming receptionist who took us to wine shop to help us choose a bottle of Chablis knew what we wanted but maybe next time will have a bit of a browse he even put into our room in ice bucket sorry didn't catch his name, all staff we met were friendly
Lovely warm room comfy bed and fantastic rain shower fluffy towels and nice toiletries
Used chop&ale house both nights of our stay not great for myself as a veggie great soup lovely fish and chips and veggie sausages my wife who is a carnivore loved the menu it is a wee bit expensive but as they say you get what you pay for. Breakfast was also first class made to order and chef can be seen in breakfast room, lovely coffee maybe next time il try the porridge.
A pity last reviewer did not have a good experience but I prefer not to be constantly asked if everything's ok staff were efficientwithout being intrusive
We are deciding when we can come back for another stay which we reckon will be quite soon

Room Tip: All rooms on ground level overlooking gardens large bathroom
See more room tips
  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank Gaye N
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Write a Review

169 reviews from our community

Traveller rating
    101
    41
    16
    7
    4
See reviews for
16
88
3
29
Rating summary
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Traveller tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (29)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Any
English first
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
60 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 March 2013

I have been to the Champney Inn a couple of times, once in the main restaurant and once in the Chop & Ale House. Both are outstanding.

The service is superb as is the food. Fantastic atmosphere, I love every minute of my dining experience here. Cosy and inviting :)

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank helzio
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
edinburgh
Level Contributor
103 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2013

Had the set lunch menu today. The caesar salad was delicious & plentiful & the rib eye steak cooked to perfection - wonderful value. { Be warned the a la carte menu is expensive. } The staff are very attentive but not intrusive & lunch was a leisurely affair in comfortable elegant surroundings.

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank teacherEdinburgh
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Scotland
Level Contributor
43 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

I booked this as a surprise weekend away to celebrate our silver wedding , we had stayed here some number of years ago and the rooms are still exactly the same. The room was nice and large as was the bathroom , there was a nice half bottle of champagne chilling when we arrived which was lovely. I had booked the stay Saturday get Sunday night free special offer which means you have to eat in their A la Carte restaurant one night and in the chop and ale house the next night , which all sounds great , until you go to the A la Carte restaurant which for me was very cluttered , dark and old fashioned , then i opened the menu and almost had a heart attack at the prices . I have been to lots of fantastic hotels and restauranst all over the world and had some expensive meals but this one took the biscuit , I'm not surprised they don't have prices on their website because i wouldn't have booked a room if i had , and yes the meal was ok but not outstanding and definitely not worth the money , we only had 2 courses a reasonable priced bottle of wine , 3 coffees and a liqueur and out bill was over £200 . And looking at people around us they have a lot of wasted food because the steaks are so huge you can't possibly eat it all . They would do better to reduce their portion size and the price The service from waitresses and wine waiter was great and attentive without becoming a pest but would i go back ? NO
We had dinner in the chop house the next night which was ok and breakfast in the morning was excellent but the special offer reels you in with a false sense of security then you get hit with your A la Carte bill. Won't go back the place is a bit too old fashioned , cluttered and stuffy

  • Stayed January 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank merc2557
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Reading, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 December 2012

Stayed here for a business trip in October and it was such a gem! I saw a few pics online and thought the tartan was a little overkill, but it was actually done very tastefully. Bathroom was huge, room was huge and the complimentary drinks were very welcome. We had drinks in reception and were waited on all night. Really lovely little place that I would recommend.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank DeeElle81
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2012

I took my Dad and brother away for an overnight to celebrate his 70th birthday. We used the Inn as a base to visit the Bo'ness real ale festival (which was great).
The rooms are really lovely. Some of the reception staff need to lighten up a bit though, it was like walking into a Mortuary and not the friendliest welcome I've ever had in a hotel, same when booking over the phone prior to the visit so I expected it and was n't surprised.
We ate in the Chop and Ale house. The food was absolutely great, and service excellent.
Great night's sleep and then to the breakfast!!
Given that the food was so good the night before I was really looking forward to the breakfast. I have to say, and I don't say this lightly, the breakfast was DIRE!! there was very little care or attention given to what we received and we all left with most of the food left on the plate. The quality of the food was poor and most of it was overcooked. We would have said something at the time but there was no one to be seen anywhere in the breakfast area. The food was served and then we were left to it!! We left and the plates still had n't been taken away. We passed someone on the way out and not a word! Not a goodbye, thanks.. nothing. Now you might think I'm being petty here but I certainly would n't have bothered writing this if I felt it was n't worthy of note, you pay for bed and breakfast and you expect both to be of good quality.
The owners have a GREAT place and really, if they want return custom they'll need to brush up on their customer service skills. A great quality breakfast and some attention now and then would have topped off a 1st class weekend.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled with family
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
Thank SJB1872
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
motherwell
Level Contributor
79 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 December 2012

Took my boyfriend to Champany for a meal and overnight stay. We had a fabulous time,everything was perfect. Our room was lovely,spacious and so tastefully decorated.Lounge area is full of antiques and comfy chairs and open fire.Breakfast cooked to order,huge portions of organic origine food.We ate in the chop and ale house at night (website stipulates that chop and ale house does not do bookings) On arrival we were asked if we wanted to reserve a table,maybe because we were residents? Maitre d knew us by name,which was a nice touch.Food was fabulous,steaks so tender and tasty.Wine list carefully chosen to reflect the menu.Puddings looked impressive,but after the steak,sadly had to decline.We had a nightcap in the snug bar,so cosy and intimate.Do go to champany and dont forget to visit their wine cellar,wine buffs dream.

Room Tip: all on ground floor,standard is same in all rooms ie excellent.
See more room tips
  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
1 Thank margocat
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Linlithgow
2.3 mi away
West Port Hotel
West Port Hotel
#2 of 2 in Linlithgow
4.0 of 5 bubbles 215 reviews
1.5 mi away
Macdonald Houstoun House
5.7 mi away
Macdonald Inchyra Hotel & Spa
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.2 mi away
Dakota Edinburgh
Dakota Edinburgh
#1 of 4 in South Queensferry
4.5 of 5 bubbles 1,778 reviews
8.0 mi away
Norton House Hotel & Spa Edinburgh
9.6 mi away
Dalmahoy Hotel & Country Club
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Been to Champany Inn? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Champany Inn

Property: Champany Inn
Address: Linlithgow EH49 7LU, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > West Lothian > Linlithgow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Restaurant Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 2 Hotels in Linlithgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Champany Inn 3.5*
Number of rooms: 16
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Odigeo, Agoda and Priceline so you can book your Champany Inn reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Champany Hotel Linlithgow
Champany Inn Linlithgow, Scotland

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing