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Carlton George Hotel
Ranked #18 of 93 Hotels in Glasgow
Certificate of Excellence
Beverley, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
65 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
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Reviewed 7 July 2014 via mobile

This hotel has pros and cons. Looked lovely, room clean, bright and inviting and free minibar great. But bed v soft and uncomfortable and food in restaurant very limited choice on db&b rate and really only just ok. Staff very friendly and helpful but overall a little disappointed.

Stayed July 2014
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DuncanJohnston, General Manager at Carlton George Hotel, responded to this review, 9 July 2014
Dear Charminsal,

I was glad to hear that you appreciated the room and facilities at the Carlton George. We get some very positive comments about our beds so I was surprised to read that you found it uncomfortable, please accept my apologies.

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Duncan Johnston
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Reviewed 4 July 2014

I've stayed at this hotel several times and never been disappointed. Excellent rooms, great food and excellent staff. The restaurant, Windows, has great food and is reasonably priced. The club rooms include free entrance to the lounge.

Room Tip: Don't think there are any bad rooms.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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DuncanJohnston, General Manager at Carlton George Hotel, responded to this review, 9 July 2014
Dear mag16,

Thank you so much for your comments. It does mean a lot to my whole team!

Regards

Duncan Johnston
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edmonton
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Reviewed 28 June 2014

Friendly desk staff were helpful. Right around the corner from Buchanan Street, wonderful pedestrian mall, great shops and restaurants. Close to the hop on bus, train station and taxis. Clean room, good housekeeping. Avoid the In house restaurant for breakfast, far too expensive, good pub next door for lunch or diner.

Room Tip: Ask for a street facing room, construction across the back.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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DuncanJohnston, General Manager at Carlton George Hotel, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
Dear Longwinters,

I'm pleased that you liked our hotel and found my team at the front desk to be so friendly and helpful. I am sorry that you felt breakfast was expensive. If you book direct then breakfast is offered at a 50% discount.

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Duncan Johnston
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carlisle
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2014

No complaints at all with this hotel. Polite and friendly man on reception who checked us in. The room was large and clean. MIni bar, decanters with gin, vodka and whisky, snacks, hot drinks available, dressing gown and slippers and executive lounge access all included in the club price. The executive lounge was great. A help yourself bar and snacks available, it was a lovely area to sit and have a drink. Definately worth the extra price to upgrade as the extras are brilliant. Check out was quick and easy and the again the man on reception was polite and friendly. We already planning a return trip!!!

Room Tip: club room upgrades worth the money
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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DuncanJohnston, General Manager at Carlton George Hotel, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
Dear Carlislelass33,

Thanks for the lovely review. I look forward to welcoming you back on your next stay.

Regards

Duncan Johnston
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014

Great location in Glasgow, close to shops and restaurants. Rooms very clean although a little warm while we were there. Buffet breakfast adequate.Staff very friendly and helpful. Will stay here again when in Glasgow.

Room Tip: We had an inside facing room which was a bit hot and stuffy but it was quiet.
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  • Stayed June 2014, travelled on business
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DuncanJohnston, General Manager at Carlton George Hotel, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
Thanks for the review Dianne,

I do hope you will stay with us again.

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Duncan Johnston
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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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28 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2014 via mobile

We stayed at this hotel on our way up to Scotland after reading the good reviews and we were not disappointed.It is in an excellent position next to the railway station and easy access to the city amenities.The room was very nice and tastefully decorated.The complimentary drinks in the room were of good quality and helped to get our holiday off to a good start! We enjoyed our breakfast in the top floor restaurant with the lovely view over Glasgow. We will certainly stay here again when we are in the area and will recommend to friends and family.

Stayed June 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank Brian T
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DuncanJohnston, General Manager at Carlton George Hotel, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
Dear BrianT,

Thanks for the kind words, It is always rewarding when our guests tell us they would recommend the hotel to their friends and family. We all look forward to welcoming you back on your next visit to our wonderful city.

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Duncan Johnston
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PA
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

We stayed at the Carlton George at the beginning and end of our visit to Scotland. Since all of our rail travel was out of the Queen Street Station, this provided a perfect location, being almost next door. Our room was tastefully decorated, very comfortable, and, though not huge, larger than I was expecting for a city center hotel. The tartan tiles in the bathroom were a whimsical touch and the free minibar was much appreciated. On our second stay we even had a small balcony. Even though this room faced the street, we were on the 5th floor and not at all bothered by noise. (It might be good to check, however, that there are no loud events scheduled on George Square.) On our earlier visit we had an interior room and this was very quiet. The staff were very friendly and helpful and the back door into Waxy O'Connor's was handy, especially when it rained. Our only complaint was that the room was too hot and we could not figure out how to get it cooler except by opening the window. Nevertheless, we would definitely stay at the Carlton George again.

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Thank PaAnnie
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DuncanJohnston, General Manager at Carlton George Hotel, responded to this review, 29 June 2014
Thanks for the nice review Annie,


Our city centre location can't be beaten and it is amazingly quiet in the rooms even though we are in the heart of a bustling metropolitan area.

I do hope to be able to welcome you back to the Carlton George soon.

Kind Regards

Duncan Johnston
General Manager
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Property: Carlton George Hotel
Address: 44 West George Street, Glasgow G2 1DH, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Business Hotel in Glasgow
#9 Luxury Hotel in Glasgow
#14 Romantic Hotel in Glasgow
#19 Family Hotel in Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Carlton George Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Based right in the heart of Glasgow, adjacent to Queen Street Station and Buchanan Street and with the airport bus service stopping right at our door, we are the perfect city centre base. We are four star rated, and each of our 64 bedrooms feature a complimentary Minibar and decanted spirits, multi channel LCD TV with Sky Sports 1, 2 and 3, desk, and bathroom with bath and power shower to ensure you have a comfortable and relaxing stay while you are with us. WiFi is free for the duration of your stay, and so are local phone calls. National calls are just 3p per minute. Located on the 7th floor of the hotel, Windows is Glasgow's only rooftop restaurant. Windows Restaurant serves delicious dishes created with local produce with menus changing to reflect what's in season. In fact, the food is only matched by the view over the rooftops of Glasgow! Breakfast is served in Windows in the morning, or can be delivered to your room. Guests can enjoy complimentary soft drinks, snacks and coffee throughout the day, and complimentary wine, beer and selected spirits each evening in the Executive Lounge located on the 7th floor. The lounge also features the Thomson Boardroom, ideal for meetings or private dining for up to 14 people. At the Carlton George Hotel we've worked hard to create a comfortable and informal setting where you can make yourself at home and relax, but still experience fantastic service. ... more   less 
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