Alexander Thomson Hotel - Glasgow

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

 Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in rooms

 Parking

Paid parking

 24-Hour

24-hour reception

 Check-in/Check-out

Express check-in/-out

 Swimming Pool

Indoor swimming pool

 Sports activities

Tennis court

Golf course

 Food/Drinks

Restaurant

Bar/Lounge

 Meeting facilities

Meeting room

Overview

The Alexander Thomson Hotel is ideally situated in the picturesque central area of Glasgow.

This traditional and historic Victorian property named after the famous Scottish architect offers its guests excellent conference facilities.

There are 85 well-appointed rooms and suites that feature soundproofed windows with views over the beautiful city.

In addition, the hotel bar provides exclusive romantic atmosphere that accompanies tasty international specialties.

Glasgow Central Station is within 300 meters away.

Year renovated:   2006.  Number of rooms:   85.

Rooms

All spacious accommodations are equipped with central heating, complimentary tea and coffee facilities, direct dial telephone, free cookies and mineral water, color satellite television, en suite bathroom with hair dryer and toiletries, iron and ironing board, large beds with soft linens, wireless internet connection and electronic safe.

Dining options

The Alexander Bar offers a relaxing ambience with free Wi-Fi internet access and serves impressive international and regional delicacies and variety of drinks.

At the hotel Alexander Thomson guests are invited to a buffet breakfast served for free. 

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Facilities

General

  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Paid parking
  • Express check-in/-out
  • 24-hour reception
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Children are welcome
  • Safe deposit box
  • No pets allowed
  • Lobby
  • Vending machines
  • Luggage storage
  • Elevator
  • Rooms/Facilities for disabled

Guest Parking

  • Paid public parking is possible at a location nearby.

Sports & Fitness

  • Tennis court
  • Golf course

Services

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

Dining facilities

  • Bed and breakfast
  • Breakfast room
  • Restaurant buffet
  • Bar/Lounge

Meeting facilities

  • Business center
  • Conference room
  • Meeting/Banquet facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children's facilities

  • Cribs available

Leisure facilities

  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Leisure/TV room

Room view

  • City view

Room facilities

  • Free Wi-Fi in rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Central heating
  • Mini-Bar
  • Tea and coffee facilities
  • Bottled water
  • Living room
  • Sitting area
  • Dressing area
  • Rollaway/Extra bed
  • Wardrobe
  • Ironing facilities
  • In-room desk

Bathroom

  • Shared bathroom
  • Bath/Shower
  • Room toiletries
  • Hair dryer

Media

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

Room decor

  • Carpeted floor

Policies

Check-In

  • from  1.30 pm

Check-Out

  • until  10.30 am

Children and extra beds

  • All children under the age of 8 may stay free of charge when using existing bedding. 
  • All children under the age of 2 may stay for free in a crib. 
  • Older children/adults may stay at the price of GBP 25 per person per night in an extra bed. 
  • Maximum capacity of extra beds in a room is 2. 
  • Maximum capacity of cribs in a room is 1. 

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Hotel Address:

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

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City Center
  • Glasgow
    800 m
Airports
  • Glasgow International (GLA)
    10.8km
  • Prestwick (PIK)
    43.9km
Train Stations
  • Glasgow Central Station
    300 m
  • Glasgow Queen Street
    800 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)
    60 m
Hotel information
  • Check-In:
    from  1.30 pm
  • Check-Out:
    until  10.30 am
  • Year renovated:
    2006
  • Number of rooms:
    85

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Rooms and availability

All spacious accommodations are equipped with central heating, complimentary tea and coffee facilities, direct dial telephone, free cookies and mineral water, color satellite television, en suite bathroom with hair dryer and toiletries, iron and ironing board, large beds with soft linens, wireless internet connection and electronic safe.

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Standard Room
Bed type: Double Bed or 2 Single beds or 1 Single bed
Size: 10m2
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  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Air conditioning
  • Private bathroom
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The room can accommodate up to two persons and packs your stay with digital TV and a private bathroom.

Room facilities
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    Triple Room
    Bed type: Triple
    Size: 14m2
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    • Free Wi-Fi
    • Air conditioning
    • Private bathroom
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    The room has free biscuits, bottled mineral water.

    Room facilities
      Alexander Thomson Quadruple RoomAlexander Thomson Quadruple RoomAlexander Thomson Quadruple RoomAlexander Thomson Quadruple RoomAlexander Thomson Quadruple RoomAlexander Thomson Quadruple Room
      Quadruple Room
      Bed type: Quad or Double beds
      Size: 19m2
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      • Free Wi-Fi
      • Air conditioning
      • Private bathroom
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      The room is spacious with a bathtub and a separate sitting area with sofa, chairs and table.

      Room facilities
        Superior Room
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        A room with luxury amenities including digital TV and free view channels.

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        Executive Suite
        Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
        Size: 14m2
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        • Free Wi-Fi
        • Air conditioning
        • Private bathroom
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        A room for enjoyable stay with flat screen TV and a spacious seating area. Executive Suite is packed with 1 King size bed and a large ensuite bathroom with bath and luxury toiletries

        Room facilities
          Alexander Thomson Deluxe SuiteAlexander Thomson Deluxe SuiteAlexander Thomson Deluxe SuiteAlexander Thomson Deluxe Suite
          Deluxe Suite
          Bed type: King Size bed or 1 Super-King Size bed
          Size: 37m2
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          • Free Wi-Fi
          • Air conditioning
          • Private bathroom
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          A room with extra comforts including spacious planning, modern furnishings and a flat screen TV.

          Room facilities

            How to reach hotel

            hotel Alexander Thomson Hotel - Glasgow Glasgow location
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            Hotel Address:

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

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Glasgow
              800 m
            Airports
            • Glasgow International (GLA)
              10.8km
            • Prestwick (PIK)
              43.9km
            Train Stations
            • Glasgow Central Station
              300 m
            • Glasgow Queen Street
              800 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)
              60 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  1.30 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10.30 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of rooms:
              85

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            What's nearby

            What's nearby.

            Glasgow Gallery of Modern Art, the second most visited attraction in the city

            Buchanan Galleries, a renown shopping arcade

            Glasgow Royal Concert Hall is within walking distance

            St. Enoch Shopping Center(400 m), the Europe's largest glass building houses numerous shops and leisure opportunities.

            Reach: close to Glasgow's St. Enoch train station

            Open: Monday to Wednesday – 9am - 6pm, Friday and Saturday - 9am - 8pm, Sunday – 11am – 5.30pm.

            Prince's Square (400 m) houses many upscale shops being well-renown through the city.

            Open: Monday to Wednesday, Friday – 9.30am - 6pm, Thursday – 9.30am - 8pm, Saturday - 9am - 6pm, Sunday - midday – 5pm.

            Gallery of Modern Art (500 m) occupies neoclassical building dating back to the 18th century and offers a selection of art extending through four galleries with paintings, sculptures, classical architecture.

            Reach: adjacent to the Buchanan Street train station

            Open: Monday to Thursday and Saturday – 10am – pm, Friday and Sunday – 11am - 5pm

            Admission: free

            Tourist attractions

            • Glasgay - 400 m
            • Gerber Fine Art - 500 m
            • Library at GoMA - The Learning Gallery - 600 m
            • Art In The City - 700 m

            Popular areas

            Places of interest

            • St Aloysius R C Church - 800 m

            Train stations

            Convention centers

            • CCA: Centre For Contemporary Arts - 700 m

            Shopping areas

            • Argyll Arcade - 400 m
            • Saint Enoch Centre - 400 m
            • Prince's Square - 400 m
            • Buchanan Galleries - 700 m
            • McLellan Galleries - 800 m

            Amusement

            • Booth Enterprise Amusements - 300 m
            • Flynn Amps (Sound Control) - 300 m
            • The Golf Lounge - 400 m
            • Glasgow Film Theatre - 700 m

            Monuments and Landmarks

            Museums

            • tranport museum - 700 m
            • Royal Highland Fusiliers Regimental Museum - 700 m

            Parks

            Theaters

            • Arches Theatre Glasgow - 100 m
            • Alien Wars(Arches Theatre) - 200 m
            • Pavilion Theatre Glasgow - 700 m
            • Kings Theatre Glasgow - 800 m

            Galleries

            • Gallery of Modern Art - 500 m

            Underground stations

            Local Attractions

            • Glasgow Green - 1.6km
              Greendyke Street, Glasgow
            • Provand's Lordship - 1.6km
              3 Castle St., Glasgow
            • Kelvingrove Park - 1.7km
              Otago Street, Glasgow
            • St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art - 1.6km
              2 Castle Street, Glasgow
            • Glasgow Cathedral - 1.7km
              Castle Street, Glasgow

            Near the hotelNear the hotel

            • The Lighthouse - 440 m
              11 Mitchell Lane, Glasgow
            • Glasgow Police Museum - 640 m
              30 Bell Street, Glasgow
            • Trades Hall of Glasgow - 800 m
              85 Glassford Street, Glasgow
            • Regimental Museum of the Royal Highland Fusiliers - 940 m
              518 Sauchiehall St., Glasgow
            • Gallery of Modern Art - 590 m
              Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow
            • The Glasgow School of Art - 820 m
              11 Dalhousie Street, Glasgow
            • City Hall - 830 m
              80 George Square, Glasgow

            Restaurants Nearby

            • Thai Orchid - 20 m

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

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

            • Jules - 20 m

              Address: 328 Argyle St

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

            • The Sir John Moore - 80 m

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

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

            • Piccolo Mondo - 60 m

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

              81% likes this, based on 381 reviews
              Cuisine: Italian
              Price Range: CAD 2 - CAD 76

            • Ho Wong - 70 m

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

              63% likes this, based on 238 reviews
              Cuisine: Chinese
              Price Range: CAD 97 - CAD 97

            Getting there.

            Glasgow International Airport is within 14 km away.

            Getting around.

            Glasgow Central Railway Station is nearby the hotel.

            Glasgow Queen Street Railway Station is 50 meters away.

            The hotel is within 400 meters to the St. Enoch underground station.

            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  1.30 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10.30 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of rooms:
              85

            Hotel Awards

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            Alexander Thomson Reviews

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

            Average guest rating

            7.8out of 10
            Excellent
            Based on 3207 reviews

            Rating by category:

            Location
            9.0
            Rooms
            8.8
            Service
            8.5
            Value
            9.5
            Dining
            8.0

            Individual guest reviews

            • 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.

            • Couple
              10.0

              Very nice-large room the hotel is in the city center good wifi conexion

            • Older travelers
              8.8

              The convenience of being in the centre of town. The excellent breakfast and facilities in the room, bar and lounge. The pleasant reception with 24 hour service.

              Rooms were not thoroughly cleaned. The parking facilities were some distance away and quite an expensive and unexpected extra.

            • Older travelers
              8.2

              Good location, central to shopping and train station. Great breakfast and very reasonably priced accommodation.

              Slightly run down appearance to the reception and bar area but new bedrooms were very modern.

            How to reach hotel

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

            Hotel Address:

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

            Get directions
            City Center
            • Glasgow
              800 m
            Airports
            • Glasgow International (GLA)
              10.8km
            • Prestwick (PIK)
              43.9km
            Train Stations
            • Glasgow Central Station
              300 m
            • Glasgow Queen Street
              800 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)
              60 m
            Hotel information
            • Check-In:
              from  1.30 pm
            • Check-Out:
              until  10.30 am
            • Year renovated:
              2006
            • Number of rooms:
              85

            Hotel Awards

            UKHOTEL AWARDSRecommendedGlasgowAlexander Thomson

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

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