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235 Alexandra Parade, Glasgow G31 3AW Scotland
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#22 of 90 Speciality lodging in Glasgow
Old world charm and contemporary elegance are interwoven in our hostel set within a former 19th century church and Masonic Lodge on Alexandra Parade, Glasgow. Tartan Lodge provides affordable accommodation for budget and business travellers in mind, comprising of a selection of double bedrooms and twin rooms all with ensuite bathrooms and LCD Tvs. Additionally, our boutique hotel has shared dormitories for budget travellers and backpackers, with a choice of eight, six, four and three bed dormitories for male and female only dormitories offering bespoke bunk bed design which offer a double plug socket, shelve and underneath storage for each bunk. All dormitories include ensuite and facilities for families as well. For an additional fee you can hire Towels from us for £2 (plus £5 deposit), or purchase a padlock for your bunk for £2. We also offer a reading light for each bunk which is available from reception. Tartan Lodge is located conveniently close to Glasgow Royal Infirmary and walking distance to Glasgow's Merchant City Cultural Quarter, George Square, Celtic Park and city centre shops and attractions. For refuelling in the evening, a host of pubs and restaurants are nearby in the Merchant City or within our own neighbourhood of Dennistoun. Guests are equally welcome to cook their own meals in our fully fitted kitchen with cooker, microwave and utensils.
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Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
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24-hour front desk
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English, Hindi
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Aaron wrote a review Feb 2020
London, United Kingdom5 contributions2 helpful votes
I booked a reservation from a Thursday to Sunday and requested check in for 6am Friday morning. I was told by telephone reception that this would be fine that a note would be added to the system to allow for this. However, when I arrived at Tartan Lodge, there was noone available in reception. I waited 30 minutes for someone to come to the reception desk and tried to check in. I was then told by the staff member that I would have to pay extra money to check in due yo the time of arrival. Even after I explained the arrangement made with the telephone staff the day before and the fact that I had paid for the previous night also, the staff member insisted on receiving extra payment. When I refused to pay extra fees, the staff member told me I need to leave and WALKED OFF leaving me in the reception area. As a result, I had nowhere to stay after working a night shift and was not able to arrange alternative accommodation until later that afternoon. Since raising this complaint with Tartan Lodge I received no response at all and Booking.com have stated that they are unable to compensate me due to having no response from Tartan Lodge in relation to the specific complaint points made. It's also worth mentioning that whilst waiting for someone to come to reception, I saw the kitchen area which was absolutely filthy. Overall this was by far the worst experience I have had with any accommodation and I would not recommend anyone stay at Tartan Lodge.
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled on business
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Annie wrote a review Feb 2020
1 contribution
I stayed here not long ago, and I thought it was an ok couple days here with friends for a night out. But then it turns out that’s I had my iPod stolen from my room by one of the staff. When I arrived it was a skinny girl with long blonde hair that was on shift at the time and was acting quite shady. She acted all nice and polite but I don’t think this is the case. Cause once I came back with ma pal to this hotel my iPod that was charging in the room was then gone.
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Date of stay: February 2020Trip type: Travelled with friends
AllanDiegoBrito wrote a review Feb 2020
Dublin, Ireland388 contributions215 helpful votes
The hostel is a little far from the city center but it is the cheapest option. The hostel is large and has many rooms. My friend and I had problems at check-in and the staff ended up putting us in a room just for the two of us. Cleaning is ok. Quiet to spend the night.
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Sandra V wrote a review Jan 2020
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This is THE WORST PLACE I EVER STAYED AT IN MY LIFE!!!!! I STAYED HERE FOR 4 DAYS.... IT TOOK15 HOURS TO CHANGE A BATHROOM LIGHT BULB! I Emailed the manger regarding this matter as the staff told me to do. I was hoping to get a small refund for this problem. No answer from manger even after 24 Hrs. I Paid extra to have A private bathroom and this is what I got.... STAFF WAS POORLY TRAINED when I asked A simple question The staff kept telling to email the manager even for simple about questions about anything. Save your money go somewhere else I would never stay here again!!!!
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Date of stay: January 2020Trip type: Travelled solo
Driver wrote a review Jan 2020
Leeds, United Kingdom1 contribution
LOUD, DIRTY, COLD, GAPS IN DOOR FRAMES, HEAR PEOPLE HAVING SEX, WALKING DOWN THE CORRIDOR, WALLS ARE THAT THIN YOU CAN HEAR PEOPLE ON THE TOILET. Loud, dirty, cold, gaps in doors, staff walk in your room early hours in the morning while sleeping, hear people talking, having sex, shouting, walls are that thin you can hear people sat on the toilet. Very rude staff..!!
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Date of stay: November 2019
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Trip type: Travelled on business
US$42 - US$142 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Tartan Lodge
Which popular attractions are close to Tartan Lodge?
Nearby attractions include The Necropolis (0.4 miles), Glasgow Cathedral (0.3 miles), and City Centre Mural Trail (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Tartan Lodge?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, baggage storage, and a 24 hour front desk.
What are some restaurants close to Tartan Lodge?
Conveniently located restaurants include Scran, Bilson Eleven, and Celino’s.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Tartan Lodge?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Hindi.
Are there any historical sites close to Tartan Lodge?
Many travellers enjoy visiting House for an Art Lover (3.6 miles), The Mackintosh House (2.5 miles), and The Tenement House (1.7 miles).