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Cairncross House

20 Kelvinhaugh Pl., Glasgow G20 7SB, Scotland
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I arrived at this wonderful little Palace House called Cairncross House last month and I just can't seem to leave it. The accommodation is very close to the word luxurious! The staff are so very pleasant and accommodating. The Reception staff have gone well out of their way each time that I have asked them for an extension. The house... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Comfortable and clean Cairncross House provided very convenient accommdation for our family at a very resonable rate. Parking was appreciated and facilities were excellent. The staff were very helpful and 24 hour service convenient. Not five starr but great value for money.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

This was my second time at Cairncross house. It was a pleasant stay, I didn't have any problems, the room was clean and comfortable enough, working toilet and showers, friendly staff. It's a student dorm-turned hostel for the time university students are at home. My room wasn't en -suite, it had shared toilets and showers, but there were plenty of... More 

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Toulouse, France
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Accommodation is expensive in Glasgow, this is comparatively cheap (25 pounds a single), and yet rather depressing, endless empty corridors leading to basic student rooms (mine very dark) with very poor noise insulation (at the moment near midnight can't sleep sue do two people in the next rooms watching noisy movies on their computers)... Happy i'm not living here all... More 

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Arlington, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2014

Stayed here for two nights in July 14. This is a dorm that is doubling as a hostel. Not that it's a bad thing just be aware going in. There isn't much of a friendly atmosphere, but the rooms are clean, showers are hot and the wifi is outstanding. They also have kitchens and laundry available. It's a ways away... More 

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Joinville, Santa Catarina, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Are you going to Glasgow? Stay at this Hotel!! Great place, with large roon and good shower. great stafs that help you all the time and also giving clues about the city. near that some atractions in the city like parks and museuns

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2008

as previous posters have said - you get what you pay for: excellent value for Glasgow: we paid 16 pounds per night per single room in August! OK the showers/toilets are shared (but always clean) and it's not a 4 star hotel, but I've stayed in 4 star hotels that were poorer than this! it's student accommodation for Glasgow University... More 

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Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2006

Cairncross is a university hostel, so there is only so much you can expect. That being said, the staff was very friendly and helpful, the room was spick and span and we were offered a complementary bath towel, soap and shower matt. It was quiet and very well located. Both the bathrooms and the kitchen could indeed be cleaner, however,... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2005

Stayed here a couple of days mid-August just after the World Piping Championships so the city was busy and full of pipe bands. I am a mom with 2 teenage kids - boy and girl - so was looking for something cheap, clean, safe with enough space so the two kids had some of their own. Price - We paid... More 

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