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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 #61 of 90 hotels in Glasgow
Scotland
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“The cost is this hotels only positive.”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2012 via mobile

If you're looking for sticky and dirty carpets in the hallways, flaking paint everywhere, milldew in bathrooms, dirty extractor fans etc then this is the place for you. Alternatively you could spend an extra £10 and stay in one of the many other cheap hotels in the area.

This is possibly the worst hotel I've ever stayed in plenty of cheap hotels which, although basic, had a degree of cleanliness. This place is just a glorified doss house.

  • Stayed November 2012
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Thornhill, Scotland, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2012

My friends and I booked McLays guest house for a night away in November for an 18th night out. the guest house was clean and spacious. Perfect for our needs! Staff were very friendly and attended to our every need. Fantastic location central to everything.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Thailand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

Breakfast was good, staff very friendly, room clean, and location excellent. My only comment would be that you could only really surf the internet in the dining room which meant in the mornings it was switched off. Seemingly unecessary when it would be located in the lounge which is open 24hrs. And when you need to send an e-mail in the morning, a bit frustrating. A minor inconvenience in an otherwise great stay.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2012

Things I liked (+), that were OK (didn't bother but mayby could be better:(°) ) or that were negative (-)

+ Location excellent (close to city center,and for me it was no problem to walk 15min to buchanan bus station)
+ located in a quiet street, so quiet night (if other guests are not too loud outside your door)
+ 24h-reception worked quite well, friendly staff there
+ left-luggage office
+ heating worked well (as I stayed in November this is an interesting fact if you need to warm up after a long day outdoors)
+ shower very nice with lots of warm water (not the usual low water pressure beam hopping)

° breakfast good (I like cooked breakfast)
° TV worked only with few programmes (most of them news and sports)
° tiles in my bathroom loose and so the floor looked not to clean

- nothing really negative to find for me

When next time in Glasgow I would go there again...

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2012

My friend and I booked McLays guest house primarily because it offered us a private room at a low price. However, we were blown away by how clean, spacious, and accommodating the house was. We were ecstatic to see how spotlessly clean everything was. The television and the coffee maker in our rooms were icing on the cake. Also, the free breakfast was amazing. We honestly loved everything about the place. We've already started recommending it to our friends.

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  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Stuttgart, Germany
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012

Stayed for 4 night at McLays Guest Hous.
Location is located in good walking distance from the inner city. Room and over all condition is okay for the price. The house has a nice vintage overall look. Rooms are quiet. The area seemed to be pretty safe. Clubs, bars and resaurants not too far away but far enough to have a calm sleep. Maybe some parts a bit run down but acceptable. Breakfast was great. People that we met were friendly. And the overall price value was good. Enjoyed our stay and willl return.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2012

A wonderful family room with a romantic space for the couple. The room is clean and has an acess to a small garden. The staff is very friendly and helpfull. The highest point was the breakfast! We must wake up early, but it was unforgetable!

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled with family
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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Address: 260 - 276 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6TT, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > City Centre
Amenities:
Free Breakfast
Hotel Style:
Ranked #61 of 90 hotels in Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — McLays Guest House 1*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
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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