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Greetings from Glasgow, Scotland! I left Chicago on the 9th of September and arrived in the wee hours of the morning on the 10th. My travels began at O'Hare International Airport, Terminal 2, US Airways. I was a little flustered as my company booked my flight to Philadelphia as one itinerary, and the second flight from Philly to Glasgow was the …
After our short flight from Keflavik to Glasgow, Scotland, we take a taxi to our B&B 15 minutes outside the city center... only to find out that our hotel reservation were lost!
The young owner felt terrible and sat us up in the very lavender colored victorian dinning room, and graciously gave us each a beer (and soon after some pizza …
30th September – Tuesday Kendal to Glasgow
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Friday morning was an early start, 6:30am (1:30am EST) as we packed up, said goodbye to the owners of Bramble Cottage and made the hour and half journey over to Glasgow to return our car and head to the airport. This was the first time getting to drive through or see any of Glasgow and it looks like a much more modern city ...
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This hotel is pretty centralized to everything you would want to see in Glasgow. It's just a couple of blocks away from the high street where there are numerous shopping and dining options. It's a also only a 15 -20 minute walk to the Glasgow Cathedral and the theatre district. You can also easily walk to many of the numerous museums and other attractions. There is also a metro system which is pretty easy and straight forward to use, as well as the bus system. The hotel is literally next store to Glasgow Central Station so it's very easy to walk over to the station and get to the outlaying areas of Glasgow or Edinburgh. The hotel itself isn't a 5 star accommodation but it's clean and comfortable. The rooms are slightly small, but that's pretty much standard throughout Europe. Otherwise the room is clean. There are flat screen tv's with a decent variety of channels. The rooms facing the train tracks can be a bit noisy, although the window is pretty well insulated. The bathroom is actually a very decent size. The beds are decent; not terribly comfortable but do-able for a short stay. The service has been pretty good. Anytime I requested anything from the front desk (towels, coffee, etc), it came promptly. The front desk staff is very polite and helpful. I definitely would recommend this hotel.
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After reading some of the other reviews, my partner & I were rather worried about staying here. We needed somewhere reasonable, near the train station & central as we were arriving in the evening (Friday 17th December) .....
Very good hotel. It's very clean, very central and the staff are very helpful
Phoned ahead to ensure I could book a table for restaurant and was evntually booked in at 7pm....Took 15 mins on phone to do this!! Arrived to be told restaurant was shut as there was a function on and I had to eat in the bar. Food went back to the chef 3 times!!! Forgot to put on pepper sauce etc..I'm not a fussy eater and I've never sent food back before. No room service for breakfast in a 3star???
Room clean and nice...obviously new, one complaint though toilet seats are plastic and don't stay up...guys know the difficulties that causes.
Disturbing to see train track and trains right outside window.
Location was fine for sight seeing. But as for staying the night, it was a little disturbing to see trains come in.
The real reason for the terrible rating is the frontdesk service. I had booked a TWIN room, but was given a room with one bed and small sofa sleeper instead. I was told this was because I did not call ahead because of late arrival, even though the room was already paid for.
My daughter and I found this a great hotel, it was very clean and comfortable. The room had two single beds adequate storage (for us one night) small simple bathroom - small bath, but adequate shower, TV and tea/coffee makig facilities. Good ample breakfast.
We spent three nights over a weekend here. The room was very clean and comfortable. It is central to the city centre and so we were able to walk to most places. Breakfast was adequate. We were woken up at 3 in the morning on the Saturday night/Sunday morning by rowdy neighbours returning from a good time out - still it is a party city, I suppose, but we were not amused to be woken again at 4 by the same neighbours playing loud music. Had a great view of the Clyde - would stay there again at this reasonable priced hotel after all its not their fault that we went to bed at 2a.m.
I stayed at the Jury's Inn in Dec. 2003. I had requested a smoking room but they had given me non-smoking--after I switched to a smoking room, it turned out to be on the 2nd floor with a ghastly view of the train tracks behind the hotel. lol Who cares, tho, really--I'm not in a foreign city to gaze out the window of the hotel anyway. The room was GIGANTIC and it was immaculately clean which was a real pleasure, however, there was not ONE drawer to be found and almost no closet space. It's a very strange design concept for a hotel room, no? It has air conditioning which is such a luxury in Glasgow and the staff was friendly. The location was great, with just a short walk to Argyle Street and if you go the other way out the front door, the Clyde is right there and it's just lovely at night!! Be a little bit vigilent while walking at night tho as Glasgow is a bit rough and tumble in spots! The best chippy in the world (I swear!) is right around the corner (under the overpass) with sort of a Soup Nazi staff! I had a great time and will go back to the Jury's Inn.
Location, Location, Location
Stayed a week at the Jury's Inn while visting family in Glasgow in April 2004. You really couldn't get a better more convenient location for everything, (shopping, sightseeing and the central train station) are all within a minute's walk. Very simple, small rooms but modern and clean. Excellent friendly staff. Good price compared to other well located hotels (We paid 63 pounds a night). I would definately suggest the Jury's Inn on Jamaica St to anyone who asked me. Although if you want fancy this probably isn't the place for you but if you want clean, modern and well priced you can't beat it. P.S. bring an alarm clock they don't have any in the rooms
Jury's Inn is a basic hotel in a very good location. The rooms were small but comfortable and clean. The reception service was friendly and efficient. Bar food was excellent and good value for money. We would use the hotel again despite being next to the Glasgow Central Station.
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Family rooms are small and leave little room for manoeuvre, they are also very very noisy due to the trains constantly chugging in and out of the station. We asked to be moved and of course had to purchase 2 rooms as no other suitable rooms were available. However our second room actually did have space for a camp bed!! reception and housekeeping obviously do not liase. We also had to move the luggage ourselves after a day out at Ikea. All in all very basic, do take your own shower cap as none available. Oh yes, interconnecting doors between rooms did not open from both sides. Bar grubby on saturday evening as not enough staff working