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Babbity Bowster

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Reviewed 27 December 2015

Good experience, friendly staff - nothing fancy - good location , walking distance to the Cathedral and Necropolis - Glasgow at its most friendly! Plus near High Street Train station, and easy to get to the famous Barrowlands!

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Reviewed 12 December 2015

Have just got back from a one night stay at Babbity Bowster. The room was perfect for what we wanted, which was somewhere to put our heads down after attending a friends party in Glasgow. The added advantage is you can nip downstairs and have...More

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Reviewed 30 November 2015

I hadn't stayed in Babbity's since before the summer, but recently ended up renewing acquaintances on a dreich and damp Glasgow weekend. It's still as homely as ever with the usual brisk trade in the bar. Dined on JC's excellent beef pie, and had a...More

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Reviewed 29 November 2015 via mobile

Cannot fault the place, very clean, nice environment, good range of beers. We visited 3pm on a Friday afternoon when it was very quiet and just had the one. I imagine if we stayed longer, visited later or ate, then the score may have been...More

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Reviewed 22 November 2015 via mobile

Went for a drink with friends. The first shock was the price of a glass of Proseco at £7.50. The place has no atmosphere the lights are extremely bright and there is no music. The bar staff were rude and unhelpful. An over priced pretentious...More

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US$62 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#23 Romantic Hotel in Glasgow
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US$62 - US$111 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#23 Romantic Hotel in Glasgow
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Our room certainly was. I think they probably all are. Robin
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"Come on a Wednesday or Saturday afternoon and watch the local musicians play traditional Scottish and Celtic..."
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"not good for elderly or those who cannot "do" steps. 3 flights to lug your suitcases up and down"
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"I've stayed here a few times and the rooms are actually quite similar, overlooking the quiet street and..."
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"wait until some money is spent on it."
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