$47 Avg/night
Rate and special offer based on Check-in: Feb 2, 2015 Check-out: Feb 3, 2015

Alexander Thomson Hotel

3 stars
320 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8LY
Hotel Overview
Reviewer score
3.7
out of 5
28 reviews
great

Staff are great. Close to centre. Central station for instance only a few minutes walking. You can... See full review

  • Winnie
  • Jun 22, 2014
Brilliant value for money. Stay here!

Brilliant price. Very clean rooms and halls etc. Large room - booked a room for 2 adults, had room... See full review

  • Jennnnn
  • Jun 16, 2014
Historic Victorian hotel in Glasgow with free Wi-Fi and breakfast
The Alexander Thomson Hotel, located in Glasgow's city center, is named after architect Alexander Greek Thomson who designed three of the city's famous churches (two of which have been destroyed). The hotel boasts free Wi-Fi Internet access, on-site bar and a complimentary traditional Scottish breakfast each morning. The Alexander Thomson Hotel also is positioned near the central train station, making it an ideal location to get around while in Glasgow. The area surrounding the hotel is filled with pubs, restaurants and a vibrant nightlife.

 

Highlights
  • Complimentary traditional Scottish breakfast
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access
  • Conveniently located
  • On-site bar
  • Free mineral water
Rooms
Expect large, basic rooms with modern furnishings and functional, stylish amenities. Guests of the Alexander Thomson Hotel choose between single, double, triple or twin rooms, which all include buffet breakfast, shower, satellite TV, telephone, radio, toilet, tea/coffee station, hairdryer, iron/ironing board, cookies and complimentary mineral water and luxury toiletries. Free wireless Internet is available in all 85 guest rooms. Dry cleaning, laundry services and accessible rooms are available upon request.

 

Features
The Alexander Thomson Hotel boasts fantastic architectural features and late night bar service reserved specifically for hotel guests. As a stop on the city's Hop On-Hop Off tourist bus, the hotel is perfectly located for sightseeing and shopping. As a traveler in Glasgow, guests have the opportunity to create lasting memories as they learn about the city's rich history and culture. For those looking to shop, the Golden Z and Merchant City areas provide some of the best shopping. Guests of the Alexander Thomson Hotel ask the front desk staff before heading out for recommendations on the city's hottest restaurants, activities and bars. For those traveling on business, the hotel's free Wi-Fi makes it easy to get work done, any hour of the day.

 

Transportation
  • Glasgow Airport (8.9 mi/14.3 km)
  • Glasgow Central Train Station (0.1 mi/0.2 km)
  • Queen Street Rail Station (0.9 mi/1.4 km)

 

Attractions
  • Golden Z (0.5 mi/0.8 km)
  • Glasgow School of Art (0.7 mi/1.1 km)
  • Ibrox Stadium (2.3 mi/3.7 km)
  • Hampden Park (2.8 mi/4.5 km)

 

Business­
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet access

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Alexander Thomson Hotel Rooms

Single Room
Standard Single Room including buffet breakfast - Shower, TV, Telephone, Radio, Toilet, Heating, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing board, cookies, complimentory mineral water & luxury toileteries.
Double Room
Standard Double Room including buffet breakfast - Shower, TV, Telephone, Radio, Toilet, Heating, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing board, cookies, complimentory mineral water & luxury toileteries.
Triple Room
Standard Triple Room including buffet breakfast - Shower, TV, Telephone, Radio, Toilet, Heating, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing board, cookies, complimentory mineral water & luxury toileteries.
Twin Room
Standard Twin Room including buffet breakfast - Shower, TV, Telephone, Radio, Toilet, Heating, Satellite TV, Tea/Coffee Maker, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing board, cookies, complimentory mineral water & luxury toileteries.

Amenities

  • WiFi
Services
Conference facilities
Internet
WiFi

Nearby points of interest

  • The Lighthouse: 0.1 mi
  • Glasgow Central Station: 0.2 mi
  • ScotRail: 0.2 mi
  • King's Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Glasgow Chinatown: 0.7 mi
  • National Theatre of Scotland: 0.8 mi
  • SECC: 0.8 mi
  • Mitchell Library: 0.8 mi
  • Glasgow Caledonian University: 0.9 mi
  • Winter Gardens: 1 mi
  • Glasgow Science Centre: 1.1 mi
  • Glasgow Necropolis: 1.2 mi
  • University of Glasgow: 1.3 mi
  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens: 1.8 mi
  • The Lighthouse: 0.1 mi
  • Glasgow Central Station: 0.2 mi
  • ScotRail: 0.2 mi
  • King's Theatre: 0.3 mi
  • Glasgow Royal Concert Hall: 0.5 mi
  • Glasgow Chinatown: 0.7 mi
  • National Theatre of Scotland: 0.8 mi
  • SECC: 0.8 mi
  • Mitchell Library: 0.8 mi
  • Glasgow Caledonian University: 0.9 mi
  • Winter Gardens: 1 mi
  • Glasgow Science Centre: 1.1 mi
  • Glasgow Necropolis: 1.2 mi
  • University of Glasgow: 1.3 mi
  • Glasgow Botanic Gardens: 1.8 mi
  • Haggs Castle: 2 mi
  • Hampden Park: 2 mi
  • Celtic Park: 2.1 mi
  • Ibrox Stadium: 2.7 mi
  • Bothwell Castle: 7.5 mi
  • Mugdock Country Park: 8 mi

Dining

Breakfast Buffet
Start off your day with a scrumptious breakfast served at the breakfast room.

Hotel Policies

Check-in:
1400
Check-out:
1030

Terms and conditions

Rates quoted in currencies other than the hotel's base currency are subject to the rate of the international exchange. Rate may change throughout stay. Rate may reflect average nightly rate. Extra charges may apply. Incidental charges, such as room service, are not included in the rate.

The amenities and/or facilities may not be located at the hotel, but within a reasonable distance, and additional charges may apply for use.

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Guest Reviews (28)

Ratings and reviews for Alexander Thomson Hotel

Overall score

3.7 / 5
5.01.0
28 out of 28
Amenities:
3.4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4.2
Comfort:
3.8
Location:
4.6
Value:
4.3

89% would recommend to a friend.

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Reviewer score

3
5.01.0
Marion M.
Business
N/A
Jan 21, 2015

Nice enough

The hotel was nice enough however the shower was dirty, the toilet didn't flush well and the room was cold, the decor was nice and the bed was comfortable

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
stuartie
Business
carluke
Dec 22, 2014

over night stay for my works night out

Very friendly & helpful staff & the breakfast was fantastic thanks for all the hospitality but a bit disappointed the bar wasn't open.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Nightlife tip: Short walk from hotel

very near Glasgow central so great location for everything

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
bealert
Business
Scotland
Dec 7, 2014

Fantastic price & breakfast lovely!!!

Staff were friendly, helpful, room was very clean, the Breakfast was absolutely fantastic!!! 1st class food, plenty choice, couldn't fault the it!!! Beautiful traditional building, not those cold stark modern buildings, which I hate!!! Ill be back next time. Thanks. Alana

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
5
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

Shopping tip: Short walk from hotel

Very handy for shopping in Glasgow, within reach of most things.

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
TazChic
Business
Leeds, United Kingdom
Nov 24, 2014

Nice City Break

The hotel is good considering its location, however you might want to be careful at night as you do get some dodgy folks around that area, as it happened to us that some guys started following us as we were getting near the hotel (I thought "Thank God!") weirdly. The room we stayed were very spacious and heating works pretty good, just a bit disappointed they didn't join the twin beds as I called requesting it. Wonderful shower and I guess they put us in one of the refurbished rooms. The downside are the wafer thin pillows, which are ridiculous. However, if you call reception and ask for more pillows, they will promptly bring it to you. Breakfast was great! Lots of choice of cooked breakfast and continental. The breakfast area is very nicely decorated and next to it there's a big comfy lounge, if you need to chill out. The staff at breakfast was also very efficient and friendly. Would definitely come back and I recommend it to anybody.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
4
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
sheen
Business
penrith , Cumbria
Nov 14, 2014

christmas shopping trip

my sister and I have used this hotel many times and have never been disappointed. We will be back next time we return to Glasgow

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
4
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
4
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
froggy68us
Business
Moscow, RUssia
Sep 16, 2014

Hotels upkeep is not good

Besides the friendly staff and nice breakfast the rooms left a lot to be desired. The rooms were not comfortable and in order to maintain a decent comfort level the windows had to be left open and then you could not sleep as there was a lot of noise from the surrounding area all night.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
1
Cleanliness:
2
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
1
Location:
4
Value:
2
Trip purpose:

Business

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Review of Alexander Thomson Hotel

Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
iDotter
Business
Ohio
Sep 10, 2014

60's Couple

Great location and exactly as described. Breakfast a little too prefab/frozen and crowded.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
4
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
4
Comfort:
5
Location:
5
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

2
5.01.0
smirkypants
Business
west palm beach, fl
Aug 24, 2014

It's Okay

It's not horrible and it's in a good location. You could do a lot worse and the price is all right. Don't go in with a lot of expectations, enjoy the area, and you won't be terribly disappointed.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
2
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
2
Comfort:
2
Location:
4
Value:
3
Trip purpose:

Business

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Boyle 50
Business
north Ayrshire
Aug 13, 2014

stay at hotel

The hotel is good value but its not a friendly atmosphere as the receptionist spends her time looking at a computer screen not at customers. The room I had was fine but had a bare feel about it. The bed was comfortable. It was very cheap so I can't complain.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
3
Hotel staff:
3
Comfort:
3
Location:
4
Value:
4
Trip purpose:

Business

Money-saving tip: Short walk from hotel

Value hotel don't expect five star

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Reviewer score

4
5.01.0
Ithom
Business
Durham, uk
Jun 24, 2014

Good basic hotel

Clean rooms, big bath towels, good shower. Well placed hotel for Central Glasgow. Good Scottish breakfast.

Hotel features (5 = best, 1 = worst):
Amenities:
3
Cleanliness:
5
Hotel staff:
5
Comfort:
3
Location:
5
Value:
5
Trip purpose:

Business

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