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Kelvin Hotel

#61 of 91 Hotels in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
15 Buckingham Terrace | Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 8EB, Scotland
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Ranked #61 of 91 Hotels in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Wakefield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I needed a hotel close to Ruchill Park as I was in Glasgow for an event. The Kelvin Hotel was easy to get to from Glasgow Central bus station (just take the 6 or 6a bus and its right across the street from the bus stop). There were plenty of restaurants and a Waitrose within walking distance as well. I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The room interior is old and out of date and sleeping was hard when that is an busy road outside the windows and buses starting and stopping Is no better :(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(:(😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😱😨😨😨😡😡😨😨😨😨😨😨😨😨😨😨

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As budget hotels go, this is ideal. It's a perfect location and on the main, very clean. Shared toilet facilities are not ideal but clean. Decent breakfast. Any faults are instantly forgiven due to the brilliant staff! As the lady rightly said, 'you get what you pay for'

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Fortrose, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

The Kelvin Hotel is very much a low budget hotel but ideally situated just off Great Western Road and only minutes from the City Centre by bus, cab or underground. The building itself is a wonderful example of Victorian architecture. The staff are all exceedingly welcoming and helpful. There is quite a variety of rooms from spacious en suite rooms... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

Good lady and I stayed here one weekend night in Feb. Very comfy bed it must be said. Room had a sink but had to use a shared bathroom which is of course never ideal for anyone who has left their teens years behind and no longer enjoys sleepovers!! It did say the room had a flat screen tv which... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

You will always get a warm welcome and a comfortable stay from the staff who are very kind to attend to your personal and other needs. A nice breakfast is served every morning, the rooms are always clean and the location lets you access local destinations easier.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 via mobile

Everything you want from a budget hotel, friendly service, you can get in and out whenever you want no hassle, clean and warm room, tea/coffee/light breakfast facilities in the room, the shared bathroom was spotless. Easy access into town, 7 minutes to Glasgow Central on the bus no 6, 6A and a fiver would get you a cab back from... More 

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Sunderland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

Kept meaning to place a review and then forgetting! We stayed in a double en-suite room for 10 days during the summer of 2014. The room was clean, comfortable and met all our needs. Our room was at the back of the hotel, so was quiet. Breakfast was included in the price, and included choice of cereals, yoghurts, cold meat... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Our third stay at the Kelvin. It's nice enough in a good west end location. Breakfast was pleasant, room spacious and quiet (bathroom could have been slightly cleaner) and staff friendly. Decent value at Β£60 for a double ensuite room (Β£5 extra to use the hotel car park)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

I stayed New Years Eve. I found a very small room. Still the room had very comfortable bed, a sink with hot and cold water, a wardrobe for my coat, a desk and chairs to sit, and a TV. Very clean and tidy with a pot to heat water and choice of coffee or tea and biscuits for no additional... More 

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