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Windsor, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 March 2015

booked my through bookings.com, simple, easy to amend, paid on arrival, great location, everything was easy to find, friendly staff and helpful indeed. Will recommend my friends to stay too if they're looking for a budget rates.

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Thank ms168
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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65 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 August 2014

Booked here for my 3 week stay during the Commonwealth Games, and glad that I did. From booking to leaving found the staff excellent throughout. Fiona & Phillipa were possibly the kindest and most helpful people I've dealt with whilst staying away from home. It is a hostel, and you can't expect hotel standards, but at less than £25 per... More 

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Thank 1609MikeM51
Manchester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 10 August 2014

I stayed during the Commonwealth Games. The accommodation is basic but good for the price considering the city centre location. Parking and washing facilities available. During the stay the building experienced problems with fire detection system resulting in the cookers being put out of action. However the staff made every effort to help residents which was much appreciated - many... More 

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Thank Rob0414
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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59 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2014

Just stayed for a couple of nights in this great hostel/halls of residence. It's not exactly furnished in up to the minute style but there are plenty of things to recommend it all the same. Firstly, the staff I dealt with both during the booking process and the check-in and out were all superb, both friendly and efficient. Nothing was... More 

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Thank BogsideBunny
milton keynes
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12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 July 2014

I am staying here for 1 week whilst working for the Commonwealth Games as a volunteer and its absolutely fine. You get what it says on the box. Its student accommodation that is used as a hostel during school break. The location is good, just 20 minutes walk for a 60 yr old man from Central Station and five minutes... More 

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Rimini
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94 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2013

Not the most modern or comfortable place I have stayed in. My room had a bad mouldy smell and the shower took some figuring out. Enough cupboard space though and the bed was ok, not great, but ok. The kitchens where huge, but it was almost impossible to get the stoveplates to heat up. As you can hear don't expect... More 

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Rome, Lazio, Italy
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14 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 August 2013

Good value for travelling. The streets aren't good for go to the center because there are hardly street-climbs/reductions, anyway you can go on Gran Central Station in 10-15min of walk. The room aren't cleany so much, there aren't any towels and hair-heaters, the hostel offers a Bathroom (optional), Bed, Table, Bedside Table and 6 UK power sources. By the way... More 

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Thank Lorenzo V
Leeds, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 August 2011

I have stayed here on four or five occasions when spending a long weekend in Glasgow. It's fair to day that the rooms have varied over the years in terms of cleanliness and general presentation - however, I have always found the student staff to be very helpful and obliging. This year I noticed a distinct improvement in the rooms... More 

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1 Thank Liz0477
Melbourne, Australia
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 July 2010

Location and price sold me on this. It's just around the corner from the Glasgow School of Art, and is usually occupied by students from the school during term time. During the holidays they rent out rooms hostel-style. All I can say is, pity the students who have to stay here all the time. The building in general has that... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Margaret Macdonald House is the residential accommodation for The Glasgow School of Art. Our halls of residence are open for visitors to the city in the summer months of late June to early September. Our halls offer value for money accommodation that is ideal for individuals, families and groups. Our city centre accommodation is located just a few minutes from the famous Mackintosh Building and Sauchiehall Street bars, restaurants, clubs and shops. Margaret Macdonald House is a modern building which comprises 18 self-cater flats, all with single study bedrooms, some with ensuite, access to a lounge and kitchen with basic self-cater. Our accommodation is secure, clean and comfortable and offers internet access, residents laundry and free parking. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Margaret Macdonald House

Address: Margaret McDonald House 89 Buccleuch Street, Glasgow G3 6QT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > City Centre
Price Range: $27 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 107
Also Known As:
Margaret Macdonald House Glasgow, Scotland

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