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McLays Guest House

1.0 of 5 Motel   |   260 - 276 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6TT, Scotland (City Centre)
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Ranked #65 of 90 hotels in Glasgow
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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Edmonton, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We stayed one night at McLay's and would book there again. We were in the new, freshly painted section. We were warmly greeted by the young woman at the front counter, and she stored our luggage for us because we arrived before 2 pm and we wanted to go explore Glasgow. I enjoyed sitting on the balcony with the lovely... More

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Lerwick, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked this at the last minute as we were going to Glasgow for theCommonwealth Games Opening party. Most hotels were way too expensive and/or fully booked. This one was only slightly above our usual budget, and so we took a chance. The location is quite good: near Charing Cross, the Glasgow School of Art, and Sauchiehall Street shops, etc.... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If it was possible I would give minus 5. This review is long, so I apologise but you all need to read it. The bedrooms were grotty and damp and the breakfast was average. You may be enticed by this guest houses central location and cheap prices but you may leave with less than what you came with. I am... More

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

In the centre of Glasgow, nice staff, good breakfast. Is not a new hotel but it is clean... so... for less than 40 £ for single room ...is very good... Maybe not ideal for honey moon...but good for travellers with a low budget

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

I booked this place for my father and uncle who are aged 55-65 and seeking budget accommodation in Glasgow. They said it was located in a good location and staff treated them well, especially given my father had a fall and needed to be taken to hospital - they were very helpful and fussed over him upon his return. Recommended... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

This was a great place to stay on our trip to Glasgow. Walking distance to the bus and train stations. Excellent hot breakfast and they accommodated a vegan diet. Excellent location to many things you will want to visit in Glasgow and the staff are very helpful in suggesting activities and ways to get there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

We booked McLays as it is literally a five minute walk from The Kings Theatre where we were going last night. We had already booked a pre-theatre meal at Thairiffic for 5pm. Unfortunately, when we arrived, we were advised that there was an electrical fault and one floor of the guesthouse had no power and it was not going to... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2014

Stayed for one night mid week. Staff very nice and helpful. Bathroom spotless. Breakfast was very nice. Ok the rooms a little dated, but come on people ,city hotel with breakfast and clean rooms for under 40 quid. Can't go wrong. Book with confidence that you will get more than you pay for.

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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014 via mobile

The location is fab, only a mile from town and the street is lovely, not at all seedy! The staff were incredible, so friendly and nice! Breakfast I found great on Sunday, hot food is made to order and quick! We had such a nice big room, thought the west end is rather lively at night and single glazing does... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

interesting to read reviews that the street is run down and seedy, when Renfrew St is home to the Glasgow School of Art, some of the buildings by Charles Rennie Mackintosh, a primary school and numerous beautiful old houses. My room was clean, the bathroom was clean, and the location was convenient to the train station (tip!it's easier to walk... 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:1 star — McLays Guest House 1*
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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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