Travel Blogs from Glasgow
... worked at the Lauderdale Doctors Surgery a couple of years ago and with whom Noel had kept in touch. We had a simple lunch at Royal Concert Hall Cafe and spent a pleasant 1.5 hours. Jenny is now totally committed to staying in Scotland and surprisingly has only done locum work since she returned from Australia.
We did a bit more sightseeing around Glasgow and then returned to our hotel for a meal and an early night.
It was hard to ...
... view was spectacular. Thanks a lot.
I grabbed lunch at a really nice pub that offered a two course lunch for 5.95GBP, which is quite a good deal. My belly full, I moved on to explore an area of town that the gallery worker had told me was quite nice. I must have missed it, but I ended up in a giant park. Walking through the park I happened upon the Glasgow People's Palace. Built in 1898 in order to attempt to bring some culture to the overcrowded and downtrodden neighborhood ...
... in the beginning. There was a lot of healthy teasing going on between all players. It was great. At one point I managed to sink a dart into the wall (the dartboard was hung on the inside of a closet door which you opened up into the hallway, but you could still hit the wall behind it, right under the ceiling.) Apparently that had happened a fair number of times before because the wall was peppered with tiny holes around where my dart had landed.
My flight left ...
... half a hour talking but could have stayed the night. Both were very interesting and had great stories. Donald worked for CN(Cdn National RR) and UN(United Nations) so was quite knowledgable about world affairs particularly Canada. Arthur was equally interesting with ties to the music world ie Quincy Jones.
Staying at a Marriott- nice****
Heading to bed cause tomorrow we are off to ...
... John Gillespie 1856-1924, lived as a boy. His address in the 1861 census was 133 Sauchiehall Lane. Unfortunately it is no longer there - just a couple of garages there now but many original buildings still stand up and down the alleyway, as well as much of the old cobbled pathway. The lane is not very wide but i guess the old horse and buggies shuffling along the alleyways didn't need much room in those ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Kirkland House Glasgow
Other places to stay in Glasgow
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Great Value and Location
- Fantastic Location
- Very Poor
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Needs refurbishing
- A relief
- Fantastic Stay at the Glasgow Marriott
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $135
- Rude service - if any
- Crisps and tissues under the bed and chairs
- Perfect weekend!
Abbotsinch Paisley, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Won't stay here again
- Excellent airport location
- Dreadful airport hotel
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $133
- Fantastic Time
- Fantastic stay
- Great Hotel, Rooms are a Normal Size, Good Rates
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $161
- Fresh Modern Hotel
- Wonderful hotel in the heart of glasgow
- SAS - Such A Shame
City Centre, Glasgow | 5 star hotelfrom $170
- The best hotel in Scotland
- Hair Today
- Entrance Anyone?
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $92
- Loved Glasgow
- Just as good 2nd time around
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $128
- Have to agree...where are the four stars....???
- Where are your four stars???
- Very good
City Centre, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $130
- Good Central Hotel
- Just book it!
- Decent hotel on the edge of downtown
Kelvingrove, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $123
- Disappointed -- did the people stay different place ?
- Could'nt be more helpful
- Tip top!
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $116
- Aircon - What a racket - and not even the Hotels!
- Do not use the website to book
- Good for the money
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $102
Jordanhill, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $104
- Unfair reviews
- A real case of inner beauty!
- Nice rooms but...
Cowcaddens, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $128
- What a disppointment!
- Great all round hotel
Maxwell Park, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $74
- Try this!
- Modern and clean
Kingston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $77
- Good Service, Hotel Bit Past Its Best Though
- Don't go!
- Slightly aging.....
Merchant City, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $120
- Nothing wrong bar the price
- Great location
- Could not get away fast enough
Hutchesontown, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $97
- Average hotel, average quality
- Not bad for the money
- Good Value
Merchant City, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $118
- An excellent choice
- Nice facility but lots of street noise
City Centre, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $78
- Total let down
- Pay the extra money and go to a nice hotel!
- Dont stay here!!
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $110
- Not That Bad
- Unfortunetly all reviews are correct
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Some things to improve upon
- Not bad but could be better
Anderston, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $96
- About the Corus, I join the chorus
- Clean & comfortable, near train station
- Loved the room,and check in Staff
Anderston, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $76
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- Chilled Out
- Looking Dated