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“Another pleasant stay” 5 of 5 bubbles
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Embassy Apartments
Derby
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“Another pleasant stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 April 2013

Have stayed here previously and was in a different apartment this time, a little bit larger so a bit more space. As before kitchen well equipped with everything I needed. Staff very welcoming and full of information, so far have not stumped them at all. The location is great, very quiet but with everything you need within a 10 min walk.
Would definitely recommend them to anyone.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled on business
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank jintyDerby
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 April 2013 via mobile

Stayed here on business and was pleasantly surprise at the space and cost. Stayed for three night and got one free. I've stayed in the sister hotel to these apartments but would recommend the apartments first. Especially if you need room to work

  • Stayed February 2013
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank carolinep036
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glasgow
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65 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 March 2013

Stayed here in October 2012 with 3 friends for a gilry night out in the West End. We chose this accomodation due to the cost and location which were both excellent. 5 min walk to top of Byres road.

We booked a quad room but 5 could have stayed as there were enough beds in this self catering apartment. We had a lovely clean bathroom, kitchen/dining area and huge bedroom that also had a large sitting area with TV. What a comfortable, clean, spacious, self contained accomodation.

The staff were so helpful at check in, showing us to our room and took pride in showing us around, probably one of there best rooms.

I have given this a 5 as it suited our trip perfectly. If you were staying longer and hoping to be cooking meals-kitchen is small and was short of a few utensils and bathroom is situated in kitchen/dining area, but no complaints from us.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Thank ponty55
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Playa de las Americas, Spain
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2013

We rented out half of all the apartments in the Embassy (only has 8 apartments) for a family wedding at the nearby hilton hotel. Apartments were great and very spacious. Just what you need when you have 15 people getting ready. Had everything you could ask for and very clean. The woman loved the hair straighteners in the bathrooms. Reception is in the hotel next door and we had a few beers in the hotel while the party got ready which was a bonus. We didn´t expect a bar.

Room Tip: Every rooms is great but room 5 is especially large
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  • Stayed February 2013, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank Richard G
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Brisbane
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11 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 September 2012

We stayed in the family apartment at the Embassy Apartments and were extremely impressed. The apartment was extremely well equipped, spacious and clean. The bedroom could sleep five and was decorated very tastefully in keeping with the Georgian period. After a long flight from Australia it was wonderful to climb into the crisp white sheets and have a peaceful nights sleep. The kitchen and bathroom had everything you would need for self catering and the reception staff were friendly and courteous. There are restaurants and cafes within walking distance plus a lovely park over the road. We would definitely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled with family
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AnnaBrisbane
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Perth, Australia
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2011

Great place to stay with Botanics infront of apartments. Georgian building with big rooms and sufficient car parking. Good for the self caterer ,fully equiped kitchen
Next door Ambassador hotel is used for breakfast for the early starters. Close to Byers Road with plenty of shops ,resturants and transport. Friendly staff. Will stay again

Room Tip: Stay in the front rooms with view to the Botanics.
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  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank AppleJean
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Derby
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12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 February 2011

Having previously stayed at both the Ambassador and Albion Hotels belonging to this group I decided to try the self catering option this time. I had asked to see the apartments last time I was at the Ambassador so went ahead and booked. It was only after that that I looked on Tripadvisor and saw the review about the bed bugs. Due to my previous experience with the group I decided to ignore it. I am glad I did, we had a large apt to the front,plenty of room,continuous hot water at no extra charge! We had a lovely few days. The bed bug review was for last summer, not current. Bed bugs are something that most hotels have to deal with at some time or another. Please dont be put off by it. Staff as usual could not be more helpful, will definately be back again.

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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4 Thank jintyDerby
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Property: Embassy Apartments
Address: 8 Kelvin Drive, Glasgow G20 8QG, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
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Hotel Style:
Ranked #5 of 49 Speciality Lodging in Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Embassy Apartments 3*
Number of rooms: 6
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
These 4 star apartments are decorated in a classic style and are located directly behind Glasgow's famous Botanic Gardens, the lively Byres Road with its numerous restaurants, bars and shops is a 5 min walk. ... more   less 
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