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“Ideal”
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Kelvin Hotel
Ranked #74 of 96 Hotels in Glasgow
Birmingham
1 review
“Ideal”
Reviewed 20 July 2007

I booked our room at the Kelvin some time ago, and asked for a ground floor room as I was travelling with my grandmother who has some mobility problems. The staff could not have been more helpful in this respect, and we definitely got the better deal as the ground floor room was clearly a family room and it was huge, so I'm not sure what you can expect if you are on a different floor!

Breakfasts were well worth the money, and cooked to order so you can't really ask for much more. Bathrooms were small but perfectly adequate and everything was spotless.

All in all, an ideal place to stay and excellent location, I can totally recommend for a weekend in Glasgow.

  • Liked — The room
  • Disliked — Steep steps to get to the front door
  • Stayed June 2007, travelled with family
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Thank Soph39
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Reviewed 22 April 2007

I've stayed in number of guesthouses in the University area over the past 2 years and I found the Kelvin staff very helpful and accomodating. The guesthouse is very very clean! provides a great breakfast and is in a great location in the west end of Glasgow-would recommend!!

  • Liked — Friendly staff & Convenient Location
  • Disliked — nothing
  • Stayed March 2007, travelled on business
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Thank kittyIreland
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Reviewed 10 October 2006

I have a hard time reconciling some of the reviews here with my experience. I did not enjoy this stay at all & would have gone to look for something else immediately if it weren't for having to pay a cancellation fee here! I had booked several months before arrival, thinking this would guarantee me a somewhat better room. However, I was stuck way down in the basement which felt very much like a dungeon. It reeked of smoke & felt creepy. It appeared clean enough but it felt more like a place one might rent out for an hour or two, if you know what I mean.

  • Stayed September 2006, travelled as a couple
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Property: Kelvin Hotel
Address: 15 Buckingham Terrace | Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 8EB, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > West End
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Ranked #74 of 96 Hotels in Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Kelvin Hotel 2*
Number of rooms: 21
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Kelvin is a bed and breakfast in the heart of the vibrant West End of Glasgow. Parking can be reserved and free Wi-Fi is available. Bedrooms at The Kelvin are light and airy and are tastefully decorated in soft pastels. Some guest bedrooms have en-suite facilities, and all have a TV and vanity units with shaving points. A fully fitted, communal kitchen, equipped with kitchenware and utensils, is available to guests.The grand Victorian townhouse also offers free Wi-Fi in the guest lounge and in most bedrooms. The dining room boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and looks out onto the tree-lined Great Western Road. There are many shops located opposite the hotel and many bars and restaurants in the area.Glasgow International Airport is a 15-minute drive from the Kelvin, and the hotel is located just 2 miles from Glasgow Central Railway Station & 10miles from Glasgow airport. ... more   less 
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