Alexander Thomson Hotel - Glasgow

320 Argyle Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G2 8LY  show map
 3 stars
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Alexander Thomson Hotel - Glasgow

Wi-Fi
Parking

Paid parking

Luggage storage
24-hour

Late check-in

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant buffet

Breakfast room

Swimming pool

Indoor swimming pool

Laundry
TV

Flat-screen TV

Overview

The attractive Alexander Thomson Hotel comprises non-smoking rooms in the vicinity of Bellahouston Park, House for an Art Lover and SECC. Featuring original architecture, Alexander Thomson Hotel was renovated in 2006.

Nestled in the heart of Glasgow and a 5-minute walk from Glasgow Central train station. The venue is located within 10 minutes' walk from Glasgow center.

Nearby points of interest include a gallery, a theater and a lighthouse.

The nearest metro station is St Enoch SPT, situated 450 meters from the hotel. 15 km to Glasgow International airport.

Rooms

Alexander Thomson Hotel features rooms with an elegant interior that come with large windows, a telephone, a trouser press, a work desk and multi-channel TV for a pleasant stay in Glasgow. Some rooms overlook the city. They have carpet floor and modern furniture.

Eat & Drink

Every day a scrumptious cold buffet breakfast is served. Guests can have fine meals at the good restaurant. Exclusive drinks are offered in the lounge bar. Serving British, Italian, Mediterranean and European dishes, Lola & Livvy's is about 150 meters away.

Services

Alexander Thomson Hotel provides guests with shoe shine, ironing service and dry cleaning.

Relax

A golf course, a tennis court and a swimming pool are offered on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of floors:   6.  Number of rooms:   85.

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Facilities

General

  • Non-smoking property
  • Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Safe deposit box
  • 24-hour reception
  • Late check-in
  • Express check-in/ -out
  • No pets allowed
  • Rooms/ Facilities for disabled
  • Public areas with access for disabled
  • Wheelchair access
  • Children are welcome
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Vending machines
  • Lobby

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

  • Housekeeping
  • Car rental
  • Laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Shoe shine service

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/ TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-bar
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Private bathroom
  • Shared bathroom
  • Steam shower
  • Bathtub
  • Hair dryer
  • Room toiletries

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-in

  • from  2 pm

Check-out

  • until  10.30 am

Children and extra beds

  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • All children under the age of 8 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 

Pets

  • Pets are not allowed.

How to reach hotel

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Hotel Address:

320 Argyle Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G2 8LY

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City Center
  • Glasgow
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Glasgow Central Station
    300 m
Underground stations
  • St Enoch SPT Subway Station
    500 m
  • Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Thai Orchid (cuisine: Thai)
    20 m
  • Piccolo Mondo (cuisine: Italian)
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    85

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Rooms and availability

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Budget Double Room
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
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Single Room
City view
  • Room size:

    10 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    6 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Single bed, 2 Single beds, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Private bathroom
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  • General:Individual air conditioning
  • Work desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Dressing area
  • Wardrobe/closet
  • Trouser/pants press
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Cribs available
  • Dining:Mini-bar
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:Satellite TV
  • VCR player
  • 220 V AC
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Twin Room for Single Use
  • Max occupancy:

    1 person

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed

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Standard Triple Room
  • Max occupancy:

    3 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Alexander Thomson Hotel photos Room
Quadruple Room
  • Room size:

    19 m²

  • Max occupancy:

    4 persons

  • Bed type:

    Sleeping arrangements for 4 persons, 2 Double beds

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Deluxe Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Super King-size bed, 1 Double bed

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  • Room Facilities:
    • Shower
    • Bathtub
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  • General:Work desk
  • Seating area
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Dining:Coffee/tea maker
  • Media:TV
  • Wake up service
  • Radio
Room Description:

[NON-REFUNDABLE]-Suite - De Luxe

Executive Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 King-size bed

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Executive Suite
  • Max occupancy:

    2 persons

  • Bed type:

    1 Double bed, 1 Super King-size bed, Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons

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  • General:Work desk
  • Dressing area
  • Telephone
  • Bathroom:Bathroom
  • Bath or shower
  • Hair dryer
  • Toilet
  • Bedding:Sofa
  • Media:TV
  • Radio
Room Description:

[NON-REFUNDABLE]-Suite - Executive

Alexander Thomson Hotel Location

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What's nearby

Tourist attractions

  • Glasgay400 m
  • Gerber Fine Art500 m
  • Library at GoMA - The Learning Gallery600 m
  • Art In The City700 m

Places of interest

  • Whyte & Mackay500 m

Train stations

Convention centers

  • CCA: Centre For Contemporary Arts700 m

Shopping areas

  • Argyll Arcade400 m
  • Argyll Arcade400 m
  • Prince's Square400 m
  • Saint Enoch Centre400 m
  • St. Enoch Center400 m
  • Buchanan Galleries700 m

Amusement

  • Booth Enterprise Amusements300 m
  • Flynn Amps (Sound Control)300 m
  • The Golf Lounge400 m
  • Glasgow Film Theatre700 m

Monuments and Landmarks

Museums

  • tranport museum700 m
  • Royal Highland Fusiliers Regimental Museum700 m

Theaters

  • Arches Theatre Glasgow100 m
  • Arches Theatre100 m
  • Alien Wars(Arches Theatre)200 m
  • The Arches400 m
  • Pavilion Theatre Glasgow700 m

Galleries

  • Gallery of Modern Art500 m

Underground stations

Local attractions

  • Glasgow Green1.6 km
    Greendyke Street, Glasgow
  • Provand's Lordship1.6 km
    3 Castle St., Glasgow
  • Kelvingrove Park1.7 km
    Otago Street, Glasgow
  • St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art1.6 km
    2 Castle Street, Glasgow
  • Glasgow Cathedral1.7 km
    Castle Street, Glasgow

Near the hotel

  • The Lighthouse450 m
    11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
  • Glasgow Police Museum650 m
    30 Bell Street, Glasgow
  • Trades Hall of Glasgow810 m
    85 Glassford Street, Glasgow
  • Mitchell Library950 m
    North Street, Glasgow
  • Gallery of Modern Art600 m
    Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow
  • The Glasgow School of Art810 m
    11 Dalhousie Street, Glasgow
  • City Hall840 m
    80 George Square, Glasgow

Restaurants nearby

  • Thai Orchid20 m

    Address: 336 Argyle Street
    Phone: +44 141 847 0315

    76% likes this, based on 191 reviews
    Cuisine: Thai

  • Jules20 m

    Address: 328 Argyle St

    74% likes this, based on 9 reviews
    Cuisine: British

  • The Sir John Moore90 m

    Address: 260-292 Argyle Street
    Phone: 0141 222 1780

    64% likes this, based on 62 reviews
    Cuisine: Scottish

  • Piccolo Mondo50 m

    Address: 344 Argyle Street
    Phone: +44 (0)141 248 2481

    81% likes this, based on 381 reviews
    Cuisine: Italian
    Price Range: GBP 1 - GBP 42

  • Ho Wong70 m

    Address: 82 York Street
    Phone: +44 (0)141 221 3550

    63% likes this, based on 238 reviews
    Cuisine: Chinese
    Price Range: GBP 54 - GBP 54

Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    85

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Alexander Thomson Hotel Reviews

Guest reviews are submitted by our customers after their stay at Alexander Thomson Hotel

Average guest rating

7.8out of 10
Fabulous
Based on 3210 reviews

Rating by category:

Location
9.1
Rooms
8.7
Service
8.6
Value
9.3
Dining
8.1

Guest reviews

  • 2.0

    As usual the staff were excellent, the room and facilities were first class and the breakfast was great. This is from a gentleman born and bred in Glasgow.

  • 1.6

    Easy access ability, the staff were very friendly and most helpful. A lovely stay.

  • James Brown
    February  2017
    8.8

    Had good stay was down to a concert at hydro so great location for transport, restaurants would Deffo stay again.

    Very central enjoyed our stay and Deffo be back.

    Couldn't get wi fi as the hotel ran out . Lift was out of order.

  • Single
    8.8

    It is within easy reach of Central Station, shopping centres, public transport. Helpful staff.

    Being on a main road it suffered from traffic noise especially as there were only single glazing windows.

  • Older travelers
    7.4

    The buffet breakfast was plentiful and staff friendly. The price was very reasonable.

    Horror of horrors there was no mattress cover on the bed-this is unforgivable and I cant imagine how any hotel could function hygenically without mattress protection. :(

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    There is not a single thing I could complain about in this hotel! The staff were helpful and very friendly, the room (a twin) was extremely clean and spacious with two double beds and provided everything I needed for my stay. Its location is superb, only a short walk from everything I was there for including the SECC and the St Enochs Centre. The buffet breakfast included in the price was excellent also, no complaints whatsoever.

    Nothing to mention here at all, in fact I've already booked another stay at this hotel.

  • Single
    7.4

    Difficulty opeing/closing the windows, seemed to be fixed at certain position (which was not the closed position). Shower very small.

  • Single
    10.0

    Excellent value for money. Spacious room, comfy bed, desk for work, quiet, superb shower. Very good breakfast: full cooked and fresh croissants etc. Central location with many restaurants/takeaways within 5mins. Will stay here again without hesitation.

  • Single
    7.4

    Difficulty opeing/closing the windows, seemed to be fixed at certain position (which was not the closed position). Shower very small.

  • Single
    10.0

    Excellent value for money. Spacious room, comfy bed, desk for work, quiet, superb shower. Very good breakfast: full cooked and fresh croissants etc. Central location with many restaurants/takeaways within 5mins. Will stay here again without hesitation.

  • Single
    9.6

    I was on foot so the short distance to the train station was crucial. It was convenient for buses and many attractions as well. It is a yesteryear posh hotel, lots of space in the room and a nice guest lounge. The morning breakfast was plentiful and far ranging, and the staff was efficient and helpful. I was in a "refurbished room" and the bathroom was especially elegant.

    However, the bed seemed to be ancient, lumpy and worn out. Too bad, since the linens were quite nice. Fortunately I was so tired from all my walking that I slept anyway. The only other complaint is that the Internet did not work in my room, and only worked in the lounge. I heard from another guest the same complaint. The hotel is on the fringes of a creepy part of town. I tried to get inside before dark. But considering the location and the value, this was an acceptable place to stay.

  • Single
    9.6

    Central location, friendly staff, large room, good facilities in room. Lrage breakfast room and library/TV room.

  • Single
    9.6

    Central location, friendly staff, large room, good facilities in room. Lrage breakfast room and library/TV room.

  • Group of friends
    10.0

    Value for money was amazing. Breakfast was one of the best hotel breakfasts for value I have had. Room was faultless. Reception could do with a revamp. It was not the best impression on arrival.

  • Older travelers
    10.0

    Ideally located for Station,Shops and Resteraunts. He was extremely good value for money.

    There was nothing to complain about.

How to reach hotel

hotel Alexander Thomson Hotel - Glasgow Glasgow location
Show big map »

Hotel Address:

320 Argyle Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G2 8LY

Get directions
City Center
  • Glasgow
    800 m
Airports
Train Stations
  • Glasgow Central Station
    300 m
Underground stations
  • St Enoch SPT Subway Station
    500 m
  • Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station
    700 m
  • Bus stop
    300 m
Restaurants
  • Thai Orchid (cuisine: Thai)
    20 m
  • Piccolo Mondo (cuisine: Italian)
    50 m
Hotel information
  • Check-in:
    from  2 pm
  • Check-out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of floors:
    6
  • Number of rooms:
    85

Hotel Awards

UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGlasgowAlexander Thomson Hotel

According to guest reviews, the hotel has been rated as
Hotels Recommended by Guests in United Kingdom

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