Kelvin Hotel West End - Glasgow

15 Buckingham Terrace ; Great Western Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom  show map
 2 stars
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Kelvin Hotel West End - Glasgow

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-hour

24-hour reception

 Sports activities

Golf course

 No Smoking

Non-smoking rooms

 Child-friendly

Cribs/Baby cots

 Pets

Pets allowed

Overview

The grand Kelvin Hotel West End comprises en-suite rooms in the vicinity of Glasgow West End, Sauchiehall Street and Kelvingrove Art Gallery.

The central location makes galleries, museums and art galleries easily reachable. The property is about 10 minutes' walk of University of Glasgow.

Well connected to many sights, Kelvin Hotel West End is close to Hillhead SPT subway station and Hyndland Street bus station. Glasgow International airport lies within about 10 minutes' drive.

Rooms

The property offers 21 guestsrooms appointed with a work desk, ironing facilities, a refrigerator, heating and a sofa. They also have utensils, a kettle and coffee/tea makers available for self-catering.

Services

Guests can use wake up service, ironing service and laundry as well as parking, a designated smoking area and a baggage storage.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

private parking is possible on site (reservation might be needed) at GBP 5 per day.

Number of rooms:   21.

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi in public areas
  • Paid parking
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Pets allowed
  • Luggage storage
  • Exterior corridors
  • No elevators
  • Carte blanche

Sports & Fitness

  • Golf course

Services

  • Laundry
  • Tours/Ticket assistance

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast

Children's facilities

  • Cribs/Baby cots

Leisure facilities

  • Leisure/TV room

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Heating
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Terrace
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk
  • Dining table

Bathroom

  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer on request

Kitchen facilities

  • Electric kettle
  • Cookware/Kitchen utensils
  • Shared kitchen

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor
  • Blackout curtains

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  11 am

Children and extra beds

  • There are no extra beds provided in a room. 

How to reach hotel

hotel Kelvin Hotel West End - Glasgow Glasgow location
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Hotel Address:

15 Buckingham Terrace ; Great Western Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom

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City Center
  • Glasgow
    1.4 mi
Airports
Train Stations
  • Charing Cross
    1.1 mi
  • Kelvingrove Art Gallery
    1.2 mi
Underground stations
  • Hillhead SPT Subway Station
    1700 ft
  • Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station
    2000 ft
  • Bus stop
    3300 ft
Restaurants
  • Persia (cuisine: Persian)
    100 ft
  • Pizza Hut
    400 ft
Parks
  • Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace
    900 ft
  • Glasgow West End
    900 ft
Ski areas
  • Snow Factor
    3.0 mi
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  11 am
  • Number of rooms:
    21

Rooms and availability

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Superior Family Room
Size: 205 sq. feet
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Room facilities
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    Shared Bathroom Twin Room
    Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
    Size: 140 sq. feet
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    • Private bathroom
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      Twin Room
      Bed type: 2 Single beds or Double bed
      Size: 240 sq. feet
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        Family Room
        Size: 230 sq. feet
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          How to reach hotel

          hotel Kelvin Hotel West End - Glasgow Glasgow location
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          Hotel Address:

          15 Buckingham Terrace ; Great Western Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Glasgow
            1.4 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Charing Cross
            1.1 mi
          • Kelvingrove Art Gallery
            1.2 mi
          Underground stations
          • Hillhead SPT Subway Station
            1700 ft
          • Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station
            2000 ft
          • Bus stop
            3300 ft
          Restaurants
          • Persia (cuisine: Persian)
            100 ft
          • Pizza Hut
            400 ft
          Parks
          • Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace
            900 ft
          • Glasgow West End
            900 ft
          Ski areas
          • Snow Factor
            3.0 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            21

          Kelvin Hotel West End Location

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          What's nearby

          Tourist attractions

          • Annan Gallery - 3300 ft

          Places of interest

          • University of Glasgow Library - 1400 ft
          • Renfield St Stephens Church Centre - 1.0 mi
          • Gartnavel General - 1.1 mi
          • The Hydro - 1.1 mi
          • Tall Ship At Glasgow Harbour - 1.1 mi
          • The Glasgow School of Art - 1.1 mi

          Train stations

          Convention centers

          • Sauchiehall Street - 4600 ft
          • SECC - 1.1 mi
          • The Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre - 1.1 mi
          • CCA: Centre For Contemporary Arts - 1.1 mi

          Shopping areas

          • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum - 3000 ft
          • McLellan Galleries - 1.1 mi
          • Museum of Transport - 1.1 mi

          Amusement

          • Big Apple - 1.0 mi

          Stadiums

          • Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena - 3300 ft

          Museums

          • Royal Highland Fusiliers Regimental Museum - 1.2 mi

          Theaters

          Business areas

          • McLellan Galleries - 1.1 mi

          Food and meals

          • Oran Mor - 3300 ft

          Underground stations

          • Hillhead SPT Subway Station - 1400 ft
          • Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station - 1700 ft
          • Kelvinhall SPT Subway Station - 3300 ft
          • St Georges Cross SPT Subway Station - 4000 ft
          • Partick SPT Subway Station - 5000 ft
          • Cowcaddens SPT Subway Station - 1.2 mi

          Public parking

          Local attractions

          • Mitchell Library - 1.0 mi
            North Street, Glasgow
          • Clyde Arc Bridge - 1.0 mi
            Finnieston, Glasgow
          • The Glasgow School of Art - 1.2 mi
            11 Dalhousie Street, Glasgow
          • Regimental Museum of the Royal Highland Fusiliers - 1.0 mi
            518 Sauchiehall St., Glasgow
          • The Riverside Museum of Transport and Travel - 1.1 mi
            100 Pointhouse Place, Glasgow

          Near the hotel

          • Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace - 900 ft
            730 Great Western Road, Glasgow
          • Hunterian Art Gallery - 1300 ft
            University of Glasgow, Glasgow
          • Hunterian Museum - 1900 ft
            Glasgow University, Glasgow
          • Kelvingrove Park - 3200 ft
            Otago Street, Glasgow
          • Glasgow West End - 900 ft
            GlasgowScotland
          • The Grosvenor - 1600 ft
            36 Ashton Lane, Glasgow
          • Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum - 3300 ft
            Argyle Street, Glasgow

          Restaurants nearby

          • Persia - 100 ft

            Address: 665 Great Western Road

            68% likes this, based on 95 reviews
            Cuisine: Persian

          • Cail Bruich - 600 ft

            Address: 725 Great Western Road
            Phone: 0141 334 6265

            74% likes this, based on 300 reviews
            Cuisine: French, European, British, Scottish
            Price Range: USD 21 - USD 58

          • Oran Mor - 800 ft

            Address: Top of Byres Road
            Phone: 0141 357 6200

            74% likes this, based on 291 reviews
            Cuisine: Scottish
            Price Range: USD 12 - USD 38

          • Pizza Hut - 400 ft

            Address: Braehead Xscape Centre

            69% likes this, based on 23 reviews

          • Naked Soup - 400 ft

            Address: 6 Kersland Street

            86% likes this, based on 55 reviews

          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            21
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          Kelvin Hotel West End Reviews

          Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Kelvin Hotel West End

          Average guest rating

          8.0out of 10
          Fabulous
          Based on 43 reviews

          Guest reviews

          • Older travelers
            4.2

            Room very cold, radiator didn't work.

          • Couple
            7.4

            Close to town, clean and warm room.

            No private parking area, shared bathroom between floors.

          • Couple
            5.0

            Location in West Glasgow, ease of access to airport.

            Hostess was most unhelpful, interested only in getting credit card payment then not wanting to be bothered with any other type of service ie we paid for breakfast only to be told it was not possible to have any type of early breakfast (early flights out) as the cook does not start till 7:30am. Seemed she wanted to do as little as possible and set low expectations. Will tell all my friends not to stay here.

          • Couple
            8.8

            It was perfect for our requirements and very convenient location for restaurants, shops, pubs etc.

          • Single
            10.0

            As always, the staff were exceptionally friendly and helpful. The accommodation is comfortable and the location is excellent.

          • Single
            7.8

            Good value for Money and friendly and Heilpflanze staff.

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            Nice big rooms, very obliging staff, good location close to the University of Glasgow.

            This hotel is in an old building which was not purpose built as a hotel, so don't expect the conveniences of a modern hotel. Although we had an en-suite bathroom, it really was just a corner section of the room which had been enclosed, so was small, with a noisy fan. However as that was our expectation, it was only a minor drawback.

          • Older travelers
            7.8

            The location was excellent for our purposes, being in walking distance of the venue we were attending, but also being near good shops and the Subway. The staff were excellent, always helpful and friendly

            The only jarring note was the food litter under the bed and in a drawer of the bedside cabinet

          • Single
            10.0

            I stay here when visit Glasgow. It's spotless and friendly. Basic but with everything you need and good breakfast.

          • Single
            9.2

            Charlie and Sandra are great and really helpful. The location is great, around 15 minutes to city centre by subway. Breakfast is tasty and everyone is friendly. Would definitely recommend!

          • Single
            7.4

            Host was excellent: polite, very friendly & helpful. Room was clean. It was next to the dining room, but I didn't hear a single noise in the morning, so must be soundproof! :) Free parking space in the back (only room for 3 cars, so come early ;) )

            Location might not be excellent, but that did not really bother me.

          • Single
            9.6

            Very convenient hotel for the University of Glasgow area and the West End, close to many other amenities, including the Kelvingrove and the Botanical Gardens. Good breakfast, room was extremely clean, and the staff was very welcoming and helpful. A great place!

          • Older travelers
            8.2

            Staff were polite and helpful.The bedroom was huge and spotlessly clean and the dining room has an amazing ceiling and a view over Gt Western Road as it's on the first floor. Breakfast was tasty and plenty of it! We found the location perfect for getting to the sights of Glasgow with a choice of public transport on the doorstep. The lovely Botanic Gardens are a few minutes walk and Byres Rd has lots of great places to eat/drink. Especially useful in a city was the little car park at the rear.

            It was a little bit tricky finding the car park as it's off a tiny lane and not that obvious, but that's all!

          • Couple
            9.6

            The hotel is in a lovely part of Glasgow, within several minutes of the lovely botanical gardens. Our room was clean and comfortable with a large bathroom. Breakfast included fresh fruit, fruit juice, cereal, yoghurt, as well as a full breakfast and toast, and service was quick and efficient.

            The hotel is on a main road, so there was some traffic noise. Earplugs sorted the problem though. I am sure this is not the norm, but we arrived in our room to find no toilet paper. I had come to Glasgow to visit my parents, and so I got a couple of rolls from my Mum. Service was excellent, but it would have been even better with a smile every now and then. I am being really picky though!

          • Group of friends
            8.2

            Excellent location for the University area. Good cooked breakfast, clean facilities, friendly staff.

            Breakfast finishes quite early which may not suit some weekend travellers!

          How to reach hotel

          hotel Kelvin Hotel West End - Glasgow Glasgow location
          Show big map »

          Hotel Address:

          15 Buckingham Terrace ; Great Western Road, Glasgow, United Kingdom

          Get directions
          City Center
          • Glasgow
            1.4 mi
          Airports
          Train Stations
          • Charing Cross
            1.1 mi
          • Kelvingrove Art Gallery
            1.2 mi
          Underground stations
          • Hillhead SPT Subway Station
            1700 ft
          • Kelvinbridge SPT Subway Station
            2000 ft
          • Bus stop
            3300 ft
          Restaurants
          • Persia (cuisine: Persian)
            100 ft
          • Pizza Hut
            400 ft
          Parks
          • Botanic Gardens and Kibble Palace
            900 ft
          • Glasgow West End
            900 ft
          Ski areas
          • Snow Factor
            3.0 mi
          Hotel information
          • Check-in:
            from  2 pm
          • Check-out:
            until  11 am
          • Number of rooms:
            21