Accommodation in Glasgow
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Glasgow West End
Kelvin Hotel, 15 Buckingham Terrace, Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8EB
The Kelvin Hotel – the smart choice
The Kelvin Hotel in Glasgow’s West End may well be just a little like one of those much sought-after places you hear about switched-on people finding in other cities or countries – the “smart choice” discovered by seasoned travellers who take the time to look beyond glossy but superficial and heavily-pointed tourism literature.
A special place to stay for a reasonable price – smack bang in the middle of Glasgow’s West End.
- Telephone: 0141 339 7143
- Web: www.kelvinhotel.com
- Book: Book online
- About the Rooms at the Kelvin
15 Buckingham Terrace, Great Western Road, Glasgow, G12 8EB
Spacious Accommodation to Let
Fantastic location – great rates
Stay in a a typical Victorian tenement flat in the heart of Glasgow’s bustling West End. Recently refurbished to the highest standard the self-catering apartment is bright and comfortable – sleeps 4.
The spacious accommodation is furnished to an exceptionally high standard. It comprises of one double bedroom with ensuite shower room, second bedroom sleeps two and has single beds (can be linked to make a superkingsize bed), a well furnished lounge, kitchen/dining room with seating area for six (cooker, hob, microwave, fridge, freezer, dishwasher, washing machine, iron), separate bathroom. There is access to a shared garden area.
Attractions on your doorstep
Conveniently located the flat is within walking distance of some of Glasgow’s main attractions including The Botanic Gardens, The Hunterian Art Gallery with the wonderful Mackintosh House and Kelvingrove Art Gallery. The underground is only two minutes walk from the apartment and a short tube or bus ride will take you to the City Centre. Glasgow is a wonderful city for shopping and style; it’s known as the second city in the UK for shopping after London.
Or telephone: 0141 334 4240
Glasgow Self-catering Accommodation: Queensgate Apartments
A choice of two lovely, comfortable, self-catering accommodations on Glasgow’s west side.
Queensgate Garden Apartment
The apartment has one bedroom and sleeps three. With a private entrance in a historic townhouse in Glasgow’s popular West End.
It is just a short bus or subway ride away from the city centre.
Located in Scotstoun, a quiet, residential, conservation area on the west side of Glasgow, has 3 bedrooms over two levels and sleeps 5. The cottage has a large garden and parking. The interior includes a large kitchen with both a 4-oven AGA and a gas cooker, a luxury bathroom and shower, and is tastefully decorated throughout.
Please check the website for further details, reviews and tariffs. Lennox Cottage
Both are rated 5-stars on Trip Advisor
Booking, deals and tariff
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Telephone: +44 (0)7796651451
‘Home from Home’
969 – 973 Sauchiehall Street,
Glasgow G3 7TQ
A friendly and comfortable award winning hotel situated at Kelvingrove, near many West End attractions, and close to the city centre. For something different you can try out their Mackintosh in Style Week-ends. You can also enjoy some fine Scottish fare in Sutherland’s Restaurant, based within the hotel.
The Townhouse Hotel
21 Royal Crescent, Glasgow G3 7SL
Phone: 00 44 (0)141 332 9009
Fax: 00 44 (0)141 332 9024
Popular 3 star hotel for great value breaks. An elegantly-restored Victorian townhouse, in one of the city’s most picturesque Georgian Style crescents. Very conveniently located for Glasgow’s West End and the City Centre.
The White House
Specialists in short and long stay luxury apartments in Glasgow, Scotland.
11 – 13 Cleveden Crescent, Glasgow G12 OPA. Proprietor – Sandra Ritchie.
Cleveden Cresent, where The White House is situated, is an example of some of the finest architecture in the West End. This Kelvinside location is charming with beautiful private gardens to the front and mews cottages and courtyards to the back. Whilst very peaceful it is very convenient for West End restaurants, shops and galleries.
The White House, which offers self catering facilities, is a true alternative to systemised hotel living. It is spacious and elegant with thirty two suites differing in detail – the choice is wide suitable for a single person right through to the penthouse. All suites are equipped to a high standard with television, direct dial telephones, bathroom and shower and own fitted kitchen.
“Family owned it reflects the grace and splendour of a bygone world”
Accommodation Out of Town and Overseas
Rentcosta – Costa Del Sol
Looking for accommodation in Spain
Spacious two-bedroom apartment available for long or short term rental in Benalmadena on the Costa Del Sol. The apartment is less than two years old and is located approximately 15 minutes from Malaga Airport. The apartment is fully furnished, including television, satellite and dvd player, and is also fully air-conditioned. The cost of this is included in the price you pay, so there are no hidden extras once you get there. The kitchen is also fully fitted and includes fridge / freezer, electric oven & hob, washing machine, microwave & etc. All rooms can be viewed by visiting our website at www.rentcosta.com. You can also check availability and tariff on the appropriate pages.
Contact: Andrew Owen
The Lodge on the Loch
Situated on a great spot overlooking Loch Linnhe, nr Onich, this is a lovely, well managed hotel and Jamie and Jackie could not make you more welcome. You will enjoy the relaxed atmosphere and the fabulous menu. Included in the 2003 Taste of Scotland Guide.
Jim and I spent great week-end the hotelin 2002 and can highly recommend it.
You can see some photographs of our Highland Trip in Jim’s April Photo Diary
The Howard Hotel Edinburgh
The hotel is small, with eighteen bedrooms, which are named after streets in Edinburgh. They are all quite different and our traditional double room was Melrose and we loved it, with its large canopied bed and tasteful drapes, little writing table, and comfy couch and most of all the three windows overlooking George Street. It was spacious and relaxing with a lovely bathroom with a great big tub and also a shower…
Read the feature on the The Howard Hotel Edinburgh – highly recommended.
Salignac Bed & Breakfast – France
Run by Barry Paton and Fiona Alderman (both Scots from Glasgow) simple and comfortable bed and breakfast is offered in a small 12th Century – Maison de Ville – located in the mediaeval village of Salignac Eyvigues in the Dordogne, SW France. This is our home and has two double rooms that we let out all year round when not in use by students of The Salignac Foundation, which we also run.
Daily rates per room from 30 Euros in the low season, with breakfast from 5 Euros per person. Weekly rates from 200 Euros per room. Breakfast can be either continental or cooked and occasional simple evening meals may be had on request.
Salignac is located 18 kms from Sarlat (the ancient capital of Perigord Noir) with the caves at Lascaux and the gardens at the Manoir d’Eyrignac are all within easy reach. We also have a Chateau as a next door neighbour!
Contact Barry or Fiona on for further details – Tel: +33 (0)5 53 29 94 06- Fax: +33 (0)8 25 17 60 28. E-mail: email@example.com Web: www.salignacfoundation.com
“‘Le Selve’ looked just fantastic, remote and peaceful with plenty of space, a lovely pool and incredible views. The villa was beside the village of Castiglione – a very old place built high in the mountains of Garfagnana and situated a few miles beyond Castleneuvo, the main town of the Garfagnana region. A little path from ‘our’ place provided a short cut to Castiglione, John and Liam got into the habit of strolling down each morning to pick up some fresh bread and milk at one of the few shops/cafe. They quickly struck up a friendship with the locals and often the boys brought back a little gift like some lovely butter or a special type of bread.”
Read the feature on our holiday in Tuscany.
Some great trips further afield
I’ve also included some information on places we’ve visited out of town and further afield.
Orkney our summertime trip. – 11th August, 2008.
This section: Accommodation, Travel
- The Steeple. Lochgoilhead. December 2018
- Open Studio Lodestone Art Bowling ‘She Sits and Watches Sinking Ships’
- Bob Law Photography and Walking in Scotland: The John Muir Way
- Talks at Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum
- Shaping Their World, Thistle Gallery
- The Great Big Mackintosh Bus Tour, Glasgow
- Charles Rennie Mackintosh Design: House For An Art Lover – Photo Gallery
- A Day Out, The Lighthouse
- Still Moving: Films and Photographs of Ulrike Ottinger, The Hunterian
- Unbuilt Mackintosh, The Hunterian
- Kelvin Hotel, Glasgow – at the heart of the Real West End
- Temporary Closure of Mackintosh House
- Christmas Art Show, Lillie Gallery, November – December, 2017
- Archifon IV, Cryptic Sonica, University of Glasgow Chapel 1 – 5 November, 2017
- Scotland’s Own Coinage, The Hunterian, From 3 October 2017
- Neil Clements’ Electric Eye, The Hunterian – runs until 8 October, 2017
- Alphonse Mucha In Quest of Beauty 8 October 2016 – 19 February, 2017
- Bob Law blog and photography: Edinburgh Lights at Christmas
- New Year Brushstokes, Thistle Gallery 2017
- Unwrapped: Christmas Exhibition at Thistle Gallery, 5 November – 24 December, 2016