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Ambassador Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   7 Kelvin Drive, Glasgow G20 8QG, Scotland
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Ranked #58 of 89 Hotels in Glasgow
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Ramsey, Isle Of Man
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Stayed here with my family for one night at the end of August 2014. Hotel was clean, comfortable, good breakfast and helpful, friendly staff. Hotel is in an excellent position, only 5 minute walk at most the Botanic Gardens, Byres Road and underground.

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Chester, United Kingdom
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed two days at this hotel. The place is clean and the staff are friendly and its situated in the "west end" just by the Biological Gardens, and the bus stop for the tour busses. It does have parking but its hard to get to so get full instructions before you go. The breakfast (full Scottish) is excellent and... More

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Camborne, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were surprised how close by everything was.Room was very well decorated and furnished.Extra bedding in wardrobe,we did not need as room warm enough.Bed very comfortable and roomy.The breakfast were very good ,plenty of cereals,juices,toast and a varied selection for cooked breakfast,tea and coffee machine so all in all a very good hotel

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Brighton, United Kingdom
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Had room in the roof so was boiling hot as the weather was warm. They provided a fan which helped. No lift so lots stairs to our room. Being in the roof - not great view (roof spaces) No air con...could leave window open tho. Great to have fridge in room. Didn't have breakfast; economised buying cereals milk and fruit... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

Delightful setting on the edge of the Botanic Gardens, small and attractive and homely hotel quietly tucked away down a cul de sac with unlimited off-street parking (although there is parking behind the hotel). Walking distance from a range of restaurants, too, in an attractive part of town. Didn't use public transport, but buses passed the end of the road... More

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Shropshire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014

Booked a family room months ago, given a huge self catering apartment with the option of paid breakfast. No need with a Londis 50 yards away. Tiny tight car parks at back. Nice little smokers courtyard. Opposite Botanical Gardens. Easy access to city or away via A82, bus or subway. Friendly staff Old period building with features. Kept clean and... More

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Newburgh, Indiana
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

My husband and I were in Glasgow for our granddaughter's wedding. We need one room for one night on July 9, 2014. I booked the room on their site on July 7. We were staying close by so we stopped in the day before just to make sure they had the reservation. We were told that they had us booked... More

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robertmcq, Owner at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

In the first instance the mistake was made by yourselves, not us, we received bookings for 2 rooms in the correct format as we usually receive them, these were then processed onto our system on the 7th July, in the late afternoon of the 8th you arrived at the hotel at which point you stated that you had only booked... More

Birmingham, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

Booked this hotel last minute for commonwealth games , so understood that the price was going to be more expensive than usual . £150 for one night no breakfast!!. The room was dated .Bathroom was tiny and shower was from the 70's. Im really not one for complaining and have stayed in a lot of hotels , but this one... More

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robertmcq, Owner at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

As you remarked at the beginning of your review compared to most of the hotels in Glasgow our prices for the period of the Commonwealth Games were very reasonable in comparison, however the £150 you paid is not what the hotel received as you booked through an agent who charges commission, so we received considerably less than that. I can... More

Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
12 hotel reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Normally stay in a hotel when we visit Glasgow but this time decided to try the Ambassador Apartments. First thing to say is the location is great just a short walk to Byers Road and the Subway. We stayed in Apartment 1 and it was excellent.Good sized Room with en suite. The high ceilings make this a really airy room... More

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London, United Kingdom
18 reviews 18 reviews
4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2014

Although the hotel was very well situated for buses, tourist bus stop, botanical gardens (stunning place to visit) the staff member who was at the desk at the time of our arrival was to say the least the most unwelcoming receptionist I have ever met. He didnt welcome us at all as visitors and more or less immediately asked for... More

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robertmcq, Owner at Ambassador Hotel, responded to this review

We are sorry that you were not made to feel welcome by the member of staff on duty when you checked in, following from your comments each member of staff is now undergoing a performance review and where necessary further training will be provided. However with regard to asking for payment, our policy for the last 20 years has been... More

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Address: 7 Kelvin Drive, Glasgow G20 8QG, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Ambassador Hotel 3*
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