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    Kelvin Hotel

    15 Buckingham Terrace | Great Western Road, Glasgow G12 8EB, Scotland
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    Reviewed 1 week ago

    This was my second and definietely not the last time spended at Kelvin Hotel. Very cheerful and helpful staff, excellent cooked breakfast (bacon is my favourite; nobody does bacon like they do!), spacious and clean bathrooms, cosy rooms and quite comfortable beds. Close to the...More

    Thank Dominika D
    Response from Arun R, Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thank you for your kind words which are most encouraging to our staff to maintain good standards and bring to the management’s notice any improvements.We are always striving to improve your stay and Currently renewing CCTV cameras for new sharp views for your safety at...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    The hotel was very welcoming and helpful. The food was lovely and hot, the room warm and inviting, nothing was ever too much trouble for the staff to do for you. The location was within easy access of Glasgow Central for shopping, various eateries and...More

    1  Thank lindsey58668
    Response from Arun R, Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 1 week ago

    Thanking for taking the time to post this review. It is always nice to get feedback. The above comments are the good permeanant features of the hotel,location,transportation and 24/7 safety surrounded by nice people who can always spare a moment to talk.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    Comfortable, clean and cosy! Friendly staff, great breakfast, ideal location in the heart of Glasgow's West End and twelve minutes from the town centre. We would definitely recommend this excellent hotel.More

    Thank 547mitchf
    Response from Arun R, Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 2 weeks ago

    Thank you for your sincere review. We are humbled and are proud that your stay was comfortable and homely. We enjoyed serving you. I am glad you enjoyed the local transport and amenities. I hope you will return soon and too tell friends and family...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Very good location, plenty of restaurants and attractions nearby. The lady at the reception desk made us feel very welcome. We stayed in an en suite bedroom which was decently sized and cosy. Breakfast was good. Couldn't fault it.More

    Thank AJ W
    Response from Arun R, Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for kind words and enjoying you stay. We try hard to give all our guests a good stay with clean rooms and environment. Good wholesome and varied breakfast served over a reasonable period allowing guests enjoy their visit. We have a botanical garden...More

    Reviewed 9 October 2017

    When I was booking my stay at the Kelvin Hotel I was drawn in by both the location and the price. The hotel is perfectly for anywhere in the west end, but especially close to the University. It is also on an easily accessible road,...More

    Thank Ada A
    Response from Arun R, Manager at Kelvin HotelResponded 3 weeks ago

    Thank you for leaving a review. I am glad we have been value for money being when located and offer a warm atmosphere from when you arrive till you leave. I hope you will recommend us to friends and return soon.

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    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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    • US$51 - US$169 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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    • Non-Smoking Rooms
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    • 21
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    14 June 2016|
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    Response from Tonyfenton68 | Reviewed this property |
    I travelled by car but think its a ten min walk not sure on buses
    Cynthia B
    6 February 2015|
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    Response from Elisabeth R | Reviewed this property |
    Yes, as others have said there are a few ensuite rooms. The one that we stayed in, had a shower rather than a bath.
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    "Book a room in one of the lover floors. There is no lift."
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    "dont bother look elsewhere,there are far better than this dated bedsit"
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    "I had a single room which was adequate for my stay as I was there for work purposes."
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    "Rooms at the rear were our choice , 2nd floor was great."
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