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“Great location. Very pleasant stay.”

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Alexander Thomson Hotel
Ranked #68 of 93 Hotels in Glasgow
Reviewed July 2, 2013

My daughter and I stayed here last night to see Blondie at the SECC. The twin en-suite we were allocated on the 2nd floor was obviously just refurbished and was lovely. Comfy beds, all the usual amenities you would expect, a really good shower and completely spotless.

The bar and restaurant area is really comfy and the prices are reasonable. We were charged £8 for two plastic beakers of wine at the SECC and were astonished to be charged the same for two very large glasses at the hotel when we got back.

Breakfast was a buffet with as much as you wanted of all the usual choices. We had the cooked Scottish breakfast and the bacon was a wee bit chewy but we didn't surface until 9am so it would have been out for a while by then.

The staff were so pleasant and helpful and we had no apprehensions about approaching them for booking us a taxi and other information. We checked out at 10.30am but they have a luggage room so we didn't have to lug a load of stuff around Glasgow.

For the price we paid, £54.00 for the twin room including breakfast, we were more than satisfied.

I think the hotel is in the midst of a refurbish. The reception area is a bit dated and tired but its still a gem and will be even more so when they are finished.

  • Stayed: July 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Joycey65
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Reviewed July 2, 2013

Discovered this hotel on a website and couldn't believe we hadn't seen it before. Handy location for everywhere - close to rail station and very much in walking distance to everywhere in the centre. Room was in what appeared to be a new/renovated part of the hotel and was huge and comfortable. Breakfast was superb - set us up for the day. we will be staying there agian on our next trip.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

We've used this hotel before when visiting Glasgow as its ideally situated for Glasgow Central station and only a short walk from the centre of Glasgow.By booking in advance,its possible to get very reasonable rates for a hotel so conveniently located.We actually stayed there twice this year,at the start and end of our time in Scotland,and found both stays comfortable.The staff have always been friendly and helpful and there is a very good choice for breakfast which is self service buffet style.For a city centre hotel,this is a very good value for money establishment.

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Thank PAULNO_11
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Reviewed June 30, 2013

My eldest daughter and I stayed here while visiting Glasgow to go to a Robbie concert at Hampden Park. We found the hotel to be very convenient for the train station, and the town amenities. Although the street the hotel is on appears rundown due to many properties up for let the hotel itself is clean and refurbished to a lovely standard on the breakfast floor. The members of staff were all very helpful and we defiantly recommend it for convenience, cleanliness, and great value for money

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled with family
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Thank Carole T
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

The room wasn't the greatest but the staff were nice. Great location apart from having to go through a dark underpass. We stayed to see a concert at the SECC which we walked to but we caught the train back easily enough.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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Thank TazHugs
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Reviewed June 28, 2013 via mobile

Room recently refurbed but not fully finished ,carpet in hall all ripped , no signs telling you how to get in or out of the forth floor ? No fire escape signs , breakfast pretty bad , service not too good , they take payment before you even see the room ? Don't think I'll be back . 3* no way !!!

  • Stayed: June 2013
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Reviewed June 28, 2013

The area this hotel was in looked dodgy [near the central train station], and the hotel looked dodgy upon arrival. Not helped by a tiny, rickety lift with gum stuck on the floor; nor the shabby looking corridors. I was expecting the worst, but when I got into the room I was surprised. It was large - had a sofa as well as a double bed - nicely decorated and spotlessly clean. Good bathroom too. Good breakfast the next morning.
Spent a comfortable night at a very good rate

  • Stayed: June 2013, traveled on business
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Thank Kevin A
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Address: 320 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8LY, Scotland
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Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > Anderston , City Centre
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Free Breakfast
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Ranked #68 of 93 Hotels in Glasgow
Price Range: $49 - $183 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Alexander Thomson Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 125
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