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Alexander Thomson Hotel
Ranked #68 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
Stockton-on-Tees, United Kingdom
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“Value For Money & Great Location”
Reviewed 21 January 2014

I have now stayed at this hotel three times. Twice with a friend and last time with a friend and my partner. We paid £162 for three of us for 2 nights stay in a family room which included breakfast. Though a little worn around the edges I found our rooms each time to be clean and comfortable. We visit Glasgow regularly for concerts and shows and have found this hotel to be in a perfect location. Near to Glasgow Central Station, a few doors down is a Wetherspoons Pub and a Brazilian restaurant 'Tropeiro' that is incredible. The cooked breakfast served in the hotel is not amazing in quality however it is served buffet style so you can have as much or as little as you like. Though I must say the idea of boiled garlic mushrooms on a breakfast confused me a little. They also have a selection of cereals pastries and fruit if you prefer as well as tea coffee and fruit juices. Overall for the price you'll pay it is definitely worth it. If you're looking for somewhere clean, comfortable and central give this hotel a try. I am going back next month for another 2 night stay.

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

This hotel was a perfect location for our 1 night stay we booked the executive suite huge room and lovley ensuite . Room was spotless plenty of towels ect but could of done with a extra pillow . All staff were very helpful and friendly , breakfast was lovley plenty of choice will definetley be returning to this hotel

  • Stayed January 2014
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Hartlepool, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 19 January 2014 via mobile

Great location. Great price. £56 for a couple, 1 night, 2 breakfasts. Nice decor. Friendly staff.

My girlfriend and I came to Glasgow for a weekend in may 2013, from the North East of England.
We walked out the train station and proceeded to the first hotel we seen, as we didnt book in advance, was to expencive the first we tried, and just out of the corner of my eye I seen this building so walked closer and noticed it was a hotel.
Managed to get a room for the night at only £56 pound I think it was....it was one of the only ones they had left though so it was in the top floor where the receptionist told us it wasnt the best rooms so she let us check the room out before buying... its was still a nice room, clean, cosy, free tv, buiscuits, water bottles, tea, iron. No kettle for tea bags though. Toiliteries also in the en suite, we were amazed with the price to be honest. View from the room was terrible but we didnt mind.

Deffinatle recommend

Stayed January 2014, travelled as a couple
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 11 January 2014 via mobile

The Alexander Thomson has been,by far, the best hotel I have stayed at in Glasgow. The breakfast facility is second to none,absolutely fantastic!Buffet breakfast that never seems to run out!The bar was great and the staff were very friendly!Would definitely stay there again!As long as I got the cheaper rate again!

  • Stayed May 2013
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Reviewed 6 January 2014

Do not judge this hotel from the outside or the street area, although a little dated it is a really old building but is so comfortable and really good value, tea coffee facilities, water, biscuits in room, toiletries etc, clean towels daily- excellent well stocked cooked breakfast as well as cereal, toast, croissants etc. The reception is a little unwelcoming but the lady on duty was very friendly and when we asked to change rooms as there was music playing somewhere she could not have been more accomodating, we had a slightly smaller room than before but was a good sized twin and it looks as if the bathrooms have all been renewed. The corridor carpets are a little worn but we are so impressed with the value and location of this hotel that we are visiting again next january,blame Mr Barrowman in Panto. Keep up the good work, your staff have always been more than helpful

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled with friends
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 4 January 2014 via mobile

We chose this hotel mainly for its location and the price. Rooms are dated and need some tlc but our one was of a good size. The good points were the cooked breakfast (quality not the best), staff restocked bottles of water in room, hotel location near Central station. Negative points were the unfriendly reception staff, room wasn't made up one night and the wifi was very poor. Don't expect luxury remember you get what you pay for!

Stayed December 2013, travelled as a couple
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 January 2014

Have stayed here three times now. Twice with my partner and once with a friend. It's a very reasonably priced hotel in a good location, two minutes from Central Station. It's a bit shabby round the edges, but the rooms I've had have always been clean. The breakfast buffet is very well stocked, although the uncooked tomatoes and the crisps are a bit of a mystery to me ;)

  • Stayed October 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Alexander Thomson Hotel
Address: 320 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8LY, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > Anderston , City Centre
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Free Breakfast
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Ranked #68 of 95 Hotels in Glasgow
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Hotel Class:3 star — Alexander Thomson Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 125
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