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ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

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ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

I will be in Glasgow for two nights in late August.

I have bookings at both Hotel ibis Styles Glasgow Centre George Square and Premier Inn Glasgow City Centre George Square.

I am unfamiliar with both of these chains, so having a hard time deciding between the two. Their locations look about equal, as far as I can tell. They are both well reviewed. The ibis includes a continental breakfast, but that isn't a big plus, considering the full breakfast is 10 GBP at the Premier, if we even take breakfast. The ibis oddly doesn't have wifi, so that tilts me in favor of the Premier. Finally there is a significant cost difference, the ibis is 312 GBP while the Premier is 240 GBP, both for the 2 nights.

Any advice if the ibis is worth the extra money? Is there something I'm missing in comparing the two?

TIA!

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1. Re: ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

Nah, from experience once the hotel is clean and your door locks, the reviews are good and you want to eat out the extra money you save on the low rates go a long way. You wont be living full time at the hotel so if it is cheaper and it looks good go for it. We stayed at Premier Inn for a week and found it to be very nice.

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2. Re: ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

Both are a much of a likeness... both based in the city centre.. both good tourist business hotels.... for me it would be a simple price comparison.

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3. Re: ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

Ibis have 3 Hotels in Glasgow.

The main one which is average, the Budget one, not very good and the Styles, which is considered a “Boutique” Hotel.

Premier Inn are a Chain that is well liked throughout the UK, you know what you get with a PI, tge Standard is pretty even across the board.

Both are equ-distant from George Square, which is the perceived Centre of Glasgow.

If their is a big difference in price then I would go for the cheaper, and use the money saved for other expenses.

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4. Re: ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

Thanks everyone.

I'll go ahead and cancel the more expensive ibis, and stay in the Premier Inn.

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5. Re: ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

Glasgow council has provided free wifi in the city centre which you might find useful when out and about

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6. Re: ibis vs. Premier Inn - Glasgow George Sq

Great info thanks! I actually need to pick up a SIM card once I arrive. So it's good to know that can wait until we get to Oban if need be.

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