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McLays Guest House

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 3 days ago NEWvia mobile

Clean room, nice bathroom amenities, free WiFi, good price. Breakfast included in the price and highly recommended, very delicious traditional Scottish breakfast served and many other items on the rich buffet. Good location. Maybe rooms could be refurbished, but still it was all what we needed for an overnight stay.

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked a twin bed room with a shared bathroom at McLays, and I doubt we could have picked a better place. The guest house offered much better services than you would expect for the tariff here. To begin with, it was absolutely clean -- even the shared bathroom. I read in a review here a scathing remark about the...

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Scottish Borders
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here with a friend and was pleasantly surprised by how nice it was. It is good value for money. My room was spacious with a comfortable bed and spotless bathroom, but it was a bit of a climb up three flights of stairs. Breakfast was excellent, with a good variety of cooked food and quick service. The waitresses...

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Booked this guest house last minute for a gig around the corner at the O2. Easy enough to find and close to local shops and bars. Parking looked as though it could be a bit of a pain through the day but I arrived after 5 so got a space which was free overnight just down the road. My single...

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Thank Rob G
Reviewed 15 March 2017

The room is big but dated. Good facilities and bathroom. Staff we came across at the reception were very helpful. Good breakfast provided. The hotel is located on top of a steep slope, it will be better to take an uber if you are coming from the airport and have few luggage.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 March 2017

We found the Hotel very good value for money, with good breakfast included. The room was very large and everything was very clean. It was lovely and warm and the beds were very comfy. All the staff were very helpful too. It was very central to places to eat and museums too.

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Reviewed 13 March 2017 via mobile

The room was not cleaner properly, the carpet was smelly and dusty. I will not recommend it. However the staff was supportive they understood the problem and gave me another room to stay for two nights and rest of the week I cancelled my stay.

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Reviewed 9 March 2017

Stayed there on New Year's Eve in a bedroom for 4. 10-15 minutes away from our party location pros: - very helpful and patient staff at the reception - at the end of a corridor and no view of the street, so really quiet - showed up for breakfast 15 minutes before serving stopped and still got hot food -...

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Reviewed 10 February 2017

LOCATION Located at G3, around 20 mins walk away from Queen’s Street Station and Central Station. Tesco Express, bar and restaurants with only 2 mins walk. Need to walk a steep slope (Garnet Street, or other parallel streets), not recommended for disable or elderly, unless you get there by taxi (still a few steps in front of the main entrance)....

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Reviewed 6 February 2017

Difficult access for parking.Probably inaccessible for wheelchair access.Bit pricey for the night stay probably due to events at Secc and Hydro.Room was spacious enough clean with new carpeting and large television.en suite bathroom looked as if it had been recently modernised. Bed was comfortable enough but was low down to floor as it appeared to be a sofabed.Despite wooden blinds,outside...

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  • Breakfast included
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
McLays’ offers great value budget accommodation in the heart of the city centre. We are superbly located for visiting Glasgow’s many museums and art galleries and just minutes away from Glasgow’s finest shopping streets Sauchiehall Street and Buchanan Street where in addition you shall find an excellent selection of restaurants, cafes, bars, cinemas & nightclubs. All the main transport points Glasgow Central Station, Queen Street Station and Buchanan Bus Station are easily accessible. We are about 15/20 minutes walk from all or 5 minutes by taxi. Please note the walk from all these stations is all uphill in particular from Central and Queen Street Stations, if you have heavy baggage or have walking difficulties a taxi is strongly recommended. Room facilities include Flat-screen TV, Freeview Channels, Direct-Dial Telephone, Adjustable Heating, Electric Kettle, Tea/Coffee Maker, Wardrobe/Closet, Towels for free, Hospitality Tray & Wake-Up Service. An Iron, ironing board & hairdryer are available on request at the reception. Full Scottish breakfast is included in the room rate. The rooms are available from 2.00pm onwards and the check-out time is 11am. If you arrive before 2.00pm you can leave your baggage with us. McLays has 4 dining rooms offering a choice of breakfast menu complimentary to all guests. We serve breakfast daily from 7am to 9am except Saturday & Sunday where breakfast is served 7am to 10am. We do not have a car park and parking is on the street only and is restricted due to our very central location. Glasgow City Council has a voucher scheme in operation for parking and we can supply the vouchers on their behalf for a nominal cost to enable parking. The cost from 4pm to 8am the next day is £2.00. The cost from 8am to 2pm is £2.00. The cost from 8am to 4pm is £4.00. There is also a 24 hour multi-storey car park 2 minutes drive away from the guest house. Free high-speed uncontended Wi-Fi is available throughout all areas of the property. ... more   less 

Additional Information about McLays Guest House

Address: 260 - 276 Renfrew Street, Glasgow G3 6TT, Scotland
Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow
Price Range: €40 - €135 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — McLays Guest House 1*
Number of rooms: 81
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“Ask for a room on one of the lower floors - it's quite a hike to the top floor!”
kathmac6491, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Choose elsewhere. Do not book here. Would give a lower rating if we could.”
DannyWatson23, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Reasonably priced, shared bathroom but rooms nice and clean. Breakfast really good.”
CheshireMuttley, 12 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Don't take room in back as they are fire hazards”
DenR88, 6 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go to a different guest house!”
Sheherizad, 15 Mar 2016 | Read review
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