Alexander Thomson Hotel

Alexander Thomson Hotel

320 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8LY, United Kingdom
+44 141 221 1152
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8.1
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based on 127 reviews

Alexander Thomson Hotel
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About Alexander Thomson Hotel

  • Hotel Room
    You’ll have a private room with all the hotel’s amenities
  • Freebies
    This stay includes Wi-Fi for free

This historic Glasgow hotel is situated within a 10-minute stroll of Glasgow Central Station. It provides good-value accommodation with complimentary wireless internet access.

Alexander Thomson Hotel has 85 rooms and has been recently refurbished. Welcoming and helpful team members are available 24 hours a day. The hotel's multilingual staff will be glad to share local knowledge and help organize itineraries.

The rooms include a private bathroom, an alarm clock and a coffee maker. There is also a desk, a radio and heating.

Attractions close to Alexander include The King's Theatre, George Square and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Buchanan Street and St Andrew's Cathedral are a short stroll away.

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Amenities at Alexander Thomson Hotel

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Parking
  • Laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • 24hr front desk
  • Increased accessibility
  • Multi-lingual staff
  • Kitchen

Accessibility and suitability

  • Non-smoking rooms available
  • Pets not allowed
  • Increased accessibility
  • Elevator
  • Multi-lingual staff

Laundry

  • Laundry facilities
  • Laundry service

Services and conveniences

  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • 24hr front desk

Parking and transportation

  • Parking

Kitchen

  • Kitchen

Dining

  • Bar/Lounge

Basics

  • Free Wi-Fi

Reviews of Alexander Thomson Hotel

8.1
GreatBased on 127 verified guest reviews
8.3Couples
7.2Families
8.1Solo
8.6Friends

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10.0 Excellent
Cons:the room could have been doing with a fresh lick of paint and a little updating but all in all for the price and the location we had very little to complain about . It had everythin that anyone on an over night or short stay requires and we would recommend this hotel to anyone visiting glasgow its location in the heart of the city centre is fabulous and noise level was not an issue .
J
8.5 Great
Pros:Great location and very helpful and friendly staff. The room was spacious and generally comfortable.
Cons:The bathroom needed some repair— a light was broken and a shelf by the sink was loose from the wall.
A
6.5 Okay
Pros:The location is great - close to many things, easy walk to the airport bus.
Cons:Breakfast was mediocre at best. Toilet in the room dripped all night, which wasn't too much of a problem due to the constant road noise. Shower head could not be lifted high enough to be over my head due to a short hose and the pressure was highly variable. Bathroom mirror is placed such that I had a nice view of my bellybutton but could not see my face to shave. Room was far too warm on arriving and turning the radiator "off" still left it heating.
C
9.7 Excellent
Pros:Very central hotel for shops and pubs. Staff very pleasant.
Cons:The bar area is a very nice place to sit whether it be in the comfy sofas at the TV or at the window overlooking the busy street watching the world go by and so it would be nice if the bar was open in the afternoon even for soft/hot drinks.
A
6.0 Okay
Pros:The location was good and the staff was friendly.
Cons:The room was not very clean; and most unfortunately it was mainly in the bathroom. The toilet had not been properly cleaned. Also the shower head needed tightening; when turned on - water spouted in nearly every direction making it impossible to not make a giant mess. The pillows were flat and the mattress was stiff. I'm not picky about these things as long as they are clean - which they appeared to be.
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5.4 Passable
Pros:Central location.
Cons:Very basic but price reflective of this.
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10.0 Excellent
Pros:Excellent value for money. Very clean, with helpful and pleasant staff. The location is great for our girls shopping week-ends. Would recommend highly.
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5.1 Passable
Pros:The hotel was close to the train station.
Cons:The hotel room was very outdated and could have been cleaner. The hotel is way over priced for what you actually get. It is also close to a bar that has very loud karaoke. The price of this hotel should have been at least half of what we paid.
M
8.8 Great
Pros:close to station and shopping
Cons:lack of hot water in afternoon.
K
10.0 Excellent
Pros:The wonderful wood work and decor in the bar and breakfast rooms on the 1st floor - very old European.

Location

320 Argyle Street, Glasgow, G2 8LY

What's nearby

  • St. Enoch Centre0.4 mi
  • George Square0.5 mi
  • Glasgow School of Art0.5 mi
  • St Mungo's Museum of Religious Life and Art1 mi
  • People's Palace and The Winter Gardens1.1 mi
  • Glasgow Cathedral1.1 mi
  • Glasgow Green1.2 mi
  • Glasgow Science Centre1.2 mi
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum1.3 mi
  • University of Glasgow1.4 mi
  • Hunterian Museum and Art Gallery1.4 mi
  • Riverside Museum1.8 mi

Policies

Check-in/Check-out

Check in anytime after 2:00 PM, check out anytime before 10:30 AM

Cancellation/prepayment

Cancellation/prepayment policies vary by room type and provider.

FAQs when booking at Alexander Thomson Hotel

  • You will benefit from a great central location close to all connections and public attractions in this budget accommodation option. Also, this traditional Victorian building has retained many of its original features, including high ceilings, large windows and an attractively decorated lounge, which makes for a pleasant stay in authentic surroundings.

  • Alexander Bar in the hotel offers a lively place for hotel guests to enjoy a variety of alcoholic beverages, and it stays open until the early hours. There is also a quieter lounge area to relax and enjoy an evening tipple. You can also find a shared lounge and TV area in the communal lounge.

  • You’ll find Glasgow International Airport (GLA) is the nearest to the hotel at just under 9 miles away, situated west of Glasgow’s city centre. If you are driving, you can reach it by car in around 20min. Alternatively, you have several bus and train stations nearby. Glasgow’s central train station is within a 5-minute walk, and you can pick up regular airport connections from here. A direct journey will only take you roughly 20min at an approximate fare of £2-5 (A$ 3.69-9.24). You could also take a bus from here or one of the other stations nearby, such as Enoch or Buchanan Street Stations, which are within a 10-minute walk. Bus journeys take around 30min and cost approximately £8 (A$ 14.77) to Glasgow Airport.

  • Alexander Thomson Hotel has a variety of rooms available for you to choose from, whether you are looking for a budget option or a deluxe suite. Some rooms offer city views, and you can find economy single or double rooms, family rooms with three or four beds and executive suites. All rooms have ensuite bathrooms, with hair dryers and complimentary toiletries. Coffee and tea making facilities with biscuits are also included in your room.

  • You can find Wi-Fi available throughout the hotel and there are also photocopy and fax facilities for an extra charge. Meeting rooms and banquet halls are open for hire for corporate events or work functions. There is also a laundry service available, which includes a dry-cleaning, ironing and shoeshine service for an extra fee. The hotel also features an executive suite, which is a larger room option complete with sofa, flat-screen TV, desk and phone. There is no parking on site, but a public parking area can be found nearby, and the central location offers you a variety of public transport and airport connections. A car hire service can also be accessed from the hotel.

  • Family rooms are available here with options for triple or quadruple rooms. All family rooms come with flat-screen TVs and satellite channels, and there are complimentary cookies and mineral water in the rooms. There is also a shared lounge and TV area in the hotel and several vending machines. Children will enjoy the family-friendly buffet-style breakfast available, and the hotel benefits from being within walking distance of many attractions and public transport options. Daily housekeeping and laundry services are available for your convenience.

  • Alexander Thomson Hotel is located at 320 Argyle Street in Centre, 0.3 miles from the center of Glasgow. St. Enoch Centre is the closest landmark to Alexander Thomson Hotel.

  • Check-in time is 2:00 PM and check-out time is 10:30 AM at Alexander Thomson Hotel.

  • Yes, Alexander Thomson Hotel offers free Wi-Fi.

  • Alexander Thomson Hotel is 6.7 miles from Glasgow Intl. Alexander Thomson Hotel is 27.7 miles from Glasgow Prestwick.

  • No, pets are not allowed at Alexander Thomson Hotel.

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Good to know

Value for money

8.1

Distance to city center

0.3 mi

Location rating

9.0

Nearest Airport

Glasgow Intl

Distance to airport

6.7 mi