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Kelvin Hotel

2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   15 Buckingham Terrace | Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 8EB, Scotland (West End)
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Ranked #47 of 90 hotels in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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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
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Kevin Hotel was a pleasure to stay at. The staff and management were more than accommodating with our circumstances and really helped our visit be a memorable one. The features of the hotel provide it with extra character. The price of the rooms, the handy location and the quality of service given were all excellent.

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Stockholm, Sverige
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You have to share bathrooms when living on this hotel. No information about that in the booking details. It just says its a standardroom. Nice breakfast, with full english breakfast. Very noisy from the traffic and cold rooms. Nice hostess.

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Tampa, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice hotel walking distance to botanic gardens and west end sights. Friendly. Good breakfast with nice selection. Quiet, clean room. Parking is very small lot but worth extra money as street parking hard to find.

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

I was a regular customer of the Kelvin Hotel until I booked a room for the nights of 1st. and 2nd. March 2014. I telephoned the day before to give my arrival time, but hotel manager Sandra could find no record of my booking and told me that I could not be accommodated. After some considerable trouble I found a... More

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Arnhem, The Netherlands
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2014

We spent two nights in a twin room at the Kelvin hotel. I think we got allocated a bigger room than we reserved (two double beds instead of two single) which was excellent. The location (Glasgow's West-End) is spot on and the double Georgian house is a really nice surrounding. It does have a budget hotel characteristic but in a... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This hotel was such a find! Most of the hostels in Glasgow had not such great reviews so I was looking for budget accommodation that was nicer than back packers. I had a single room with a sink and had access to a lovely bathroom. The hotel is in the great west end area with loads of restaurants and bars... More

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Nottingham
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014

I was unsure whether to submit a review for this hotel having not actually stayed for more them ten minutes but I hope my comments will be taken in the constructive way they are intended. We arrived in the afternoon and called in first to check where to park to be told the car park was full and we would... More

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London
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

Stayed here for 2 nights paying £76 a night for a double room with an ensuite. Price wise this is equivalent to a Premier Inn but the comparison was not favourable to the Kelvin. Our room was very dreary and basic with a low ceiling and a stagnant aroma. The initial impression on entering the room was not a hotel... More

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BRISTOL,ENGLAND
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

I stayed here as a frontrunner volunteer for the Chefs de Mission seminars for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games in January 2014.A basic room that was adequate for my needs as I was out before breakfast most days but did manage breakfast twice a good quality and plenty of it.Fresh fruit and yogurts also available. Good friendly staff. But when... More

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2014

This hotel is very basic but in a good location for the subway and various bars / amenities in the area. The double room was simple but clean and also included tea and coffee making facilities. There was an issue with the hot water in the morning, but after complaining and then going back to the room it appeared to... More

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Address: 15 Buckingham Terrace | Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 8EB, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > West End
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Kelvin Hotel 2*
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#21 Business Hotel in Glasgow
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The Kelvin is a bed and breakfast in the heart of the vibrant West End of Glasgow. Free Parking can be reserved and free Wi-Fi is available.Bedrooms at The Kelvin are light and airy and are tastefully decorated in soft pastels. Some guest bedrooms have en suite facilities, and all have a TV and vanity units with shaving points. A fully fitted, communal kitchen, equipped with kitchenware and utensils, is available to guests.The grand Victorian townhouse also offers free Wi-Fi in the guest lounge and in most bedrooms. The dining room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and looks out onto the tree-lined Great Western Road. There are many shops located opposite the hotel and many bars and restaurants in the area.Glasgow International Airport is a 15-minute drive from the Kelvin, and the hotel is located just 2 miles from Glasgow Central Railway Station ... more   less 
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