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McLays Guest House

2.0 of 5 Motel   |   260 - 276 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6TT, Scotland (City Centre)
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Livingston, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

we stayed over one night at this guest house as we were attending a concert on sauchiehall street. This is not the first time we have stayed there, we use it regularly as we find it conveniently situated and great value for money. Rooms are clean and warm, and they serve a lovely breakfast which is usually included in the... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Close to the centre of the city, we had a nice breakfast and the staff were very helpful on reception. We loved the bathroom although old it had character. The beds were very comfortable. The only downside was my mum is elderly and the stairs with all the luggage were an issue.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The location of this hotel is good, and the prices are affordable. I payed for a room with a shared bathroom, but I got my own bathroom, så that was a plus. But the rooms aren't soundproof at all. I could hear music from the street, people talking loudly in the hallway and my neighbour. I woke up at 4.30... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Wow what an eye opener this one is. The building is old and suffering from internal subsidence. The staircase is leaning into the centre. The room floors are not level . They are all sloping the the middle of the room and towards the front. Window frames being held together with L brackets. Frames have rotten timber. Cracks and holes... More

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Grand Rapids, Michigan, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Close to centre, nice breakfast, parking a Little bit difficult, one-way sreets can make it hard to find one's way nice People a Supermarket, Tesco, very Close to Hotel and it is open until 10 pm or 11 pm

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I gave this hotel/guest house a 4/5 rating but a 3.5/5 would have been better upon my experience. The hotel is on Renfrew St and was our cheapest option at £160 for 2 nights but upon arrival it transpired that the pipe band championships of the world were being held in Glasgow that weekend so most places were booked up.... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was waiting in Glasgow for a few days before traveling to main-land Europe and used this hotel. The room was spacious for one person, and my room was close to the shared bathroom which is a bit of a bonus. Bathroom itself is was fine, if basic. Best part? The beautiful receptionist lol! Seriously, I'd have stayed longer just for... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Not the greatest, but it's cheap and more or less what should be expected for this price. The interior was a bit rundown but the rooms were nice enough. We had some problems with the shower being quite low pressure and noise from a nearby club was quite loud (midweek). The breakfast was fine and all the staff were very... More

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31 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I booked last minute for 1 night during the Commonwealth Games. Well priced. I wanted a hotel within walking distance of Glasgow Central. Property needed a lot of renovation in hallways/stairs but my actual room was recently decorated, tv, sink. No complaints except for noise from nearby club. Didn't get to eat breakfast as had to leave Glasgow too early.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Had tickets for Commonwealth games athletics at Hampden Park. This was the closest to the main train station. £372 for two nights in what can only be described as a total rip off...carpet on stairs not been cleaned in years. Wardrobe and drawers in room rickety, only one door handle. Dining room set out like a school canteen. Asked for... More

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Address: 260 - 276 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6TT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > City Centre
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — McLays Guest House 2*
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McLays’ offers great value budget accommodation in the heart of the city centre. We are superbly located for visiting Glasgow’s many museums and art galleries and just minutes away from Glasgow’s finest shopping streets Sauchiehall Street and Buchanan Street where in addition you shall find an excellent selection of restaurants, cafes, bars, cinemas, nightclubs etc. ... more   less 
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