The Belhaven Hotel
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... We were glad to have stayed near Edinburgh and not Glasgow, although I'm sure it's a great city with lots to offer.
Our flight from Glasgow to Reykjavik was set to leave around 1:55pm, which meant we had a bit of time to kill at the airport but having a quick lunch, getting checked-in, through security and all ...
... up to the monument which was a workout in itself. Next up, climbing 246 steps in a spiral staircase to the top to get a beautiful birds eye view of Stirling. It's dizzying walking up all those steps, going round and round. Once at the top it's absolutely gorgeous looking out and seeing the start of the mountains. You can see for miles around and the architecture of the monument itself is a sight to behold as well.
I made my way back down the dizzying ...
... br> Night
Lauren and Brendan x
Woke up after a nice long lay in, and had breakfast with Megan and Kevin. They offered to take us out for the day and show us some nice seaside spots near Glasgow. We drove to Troon, a spot where Dad used to work, many a year ago, We went to have lunch at the local (famous) fish and chip shop, but it was unfortunately closed. Not to worry, we found another one just along the road and had some beautiful fresh ...
... Before too, too long, I could see Kinlochleven in the valley. It was beautiful and seemed less than an hour away. Ha! Distance is so evasive out here. The last section into Kinlochleven is trecherous! Extremely steep and very rocky. Just about a mile out, I met another group on bikes. I asked them if I could suggest they not do it and they said it was too late. In my humble opinion NOBODY should do this Way on a bike. It is just too rugged. That night I was lucky to get ...
... was sunshine, and we had a nice walk by the Loch, and also up to a little peak that gave us some great views of the mountains, and our first sighting of Highland cows, which I'm becoming somewhat obsessive about. They're the best looking cows around.
My friend Daria lives in Glasgow (she's Glaswegian but lived in Australia on and off for 8 years), and we headed over to her house that night for some take away. It was my first chance to meet her little ...
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Historical Traveler Reviews The Belhaven Hotel Glasgow
Definately not Rude
On my return home I wrote a brief review about the Belhaven, thought I would just check how it looks on line and am appaled at the review I have just read about rude management.
I witnessed the conversation with the young lady and the staff ,although I admit the conversation did get heated, the hotel staff did their best with a woman who did want to pay for an error she had made requesting accommodation on line. I note she is a single lady traveller, I too travel alone often and find it a comfort that confirming a reservation with a credit card number ensures that I have a room at the hotel booked.
The management in the Belhaven are hands on and obviously take great pride in their service, staff and property.
A fabulous hotel that I highly recomend.
No complaints with the facilities but found the management to be extremely rude, offensive and completely unreasonable. Following some confusion regarding non-arrival/cancellation policy I was assured by a member of junior staff that the issue would be resolved to my satisfaction.
Comfortable, warm and welcoming hotel. Excellent cooked breakfast. The hotel is in a beautiful part of Glasgow, opposite the Botanical Gardens and round the corner from the stylish Byres Rd and a short walk from the underground station. Would definately stay here again.
Worth every pound
a quick search through the internet and I found it, 'The Belhaven Hotel'. As their web pages suggest it is warm, welcoming, peaceful and above all very comfortable. For a quickly organised weekend break we did well! .The hotel was well maintained with plenty of hot water and fresh towels avialable, just off Byres Rd with some wonderful bars and restaurants, unusual little shops in Ashton lane and direct bus or underground to get you into the fab shops and nightlife of the city.
I'll be returning to Glasgow for a repeat visit, here's hoping I get a room at The Belhaven Hotel again.
I loved the place
I have just returned home from a wonderful stay in the West End Of Glasgow which I was to discover is a truly beautiful part of this trendy city. Anyways I was lucky enough to find accomodation at the Belhaven Hotel which I really enjoyed. The room was large, clean and very comfortable and the breakfast amazing. Most of the evenings I kicked off or ended my evening in the warm inyimate and very friendly lounge bar where I met the most interesting of people. the owners and staff are all as charming as one can be. I left feeling like I had been on retreat for a week:full of energy and enthusiasm for life and ready to plan my next vacation.
My wife and I stayed here from 17-19 January 2003 and found it to be perfect. It is obvious that it was a somewhat quick renovation but that does not take away from the entire experience. We were in Room #14 which faces the back so it was nice and quiet. The carpets and their installation left something to be desired as did the bathroom size but overall, for the price and location, I would stay here again and again when in Glasgow.
My partner and I stayed at the Belhaven Hotel during the half term in October, with a view to having a peaceful and "getting to know each other, again" time.
During my trip to Glasgow I was accommodated in The Belhaven Hotel. The hotel has a wonderful location in the West End very close to Ashton Lane where a wonderful selection of individual pubs and restaurants offer superb food and service.
The hotel is well managed and the staff very courteous, always willing to have a chat and offer advice. My room was great value for money, £40.00 per night including a mighty Scottish Breakfast..........with no grease!!
The staff looked after me very well and made my 5 days away from home very enjoyable.
I will return.
On a recent visit to Glasgow I stayed at the Belhaven Hotel, right in the heart of the west end during a wonderful festival period.
The owners were ever so helpful as were the staff, always willing to help and offer advice on what to do in Glasgow.
The room was comfortable and spacious offering my wife and I the ability to relax in comfortable surroundings.
Breakfast was served till 9.00am weekdays and 9.30 weekends so we were able to have a full day travelling.
The room itself had a wonderful kingsize bed and two person jaccuzzi, lashings of hot water and well apointed.
Ask for room 11 if you intend to stay at the Belhaven.