The Drumlin Hotel
Travel Blogs from Glasgow
The thing about the MacAlpines though, grand as they sound, is that they aren't a clan any longer. At some point, centuries ago, they fell on hard times, losing all their land and their chief. There's a guy in the states by the name of Sir William McAlpine, who is trying to get us reinstated. He's been trying for some time... so far unsuccessfully.
But the only direct impact of all this on me, today, folks... is that I wander into every ...
... day, but we saw so many things we wouldn't have even known to see out on our own. It was wonderful to see him again. Hopefully on a future visit we will get the opportunity to meet his wife Rachel and their son Finn. All too soon it was time for Will to catch his train home, so after seeing us back to our hotel, he set off back into the drizzle for home.
We decided to relax for a while before we headed out for dinner. So, that gave me a chance to us load our pics from ...
... Kerrie and Greg had stayed in two weeks prior. We had been pre warned about the blue bath which proved to very difficult to get in and out of. We couldn't remember the last time we had used a bath and this one was a particularly difficult customer to master. Later in the evening we were provided with a lovely home cooked meal after which Marg and I decided to take a walk through the local village. The following morning after a hearty breakfast we set off towards Scotland with ...
... br> We arrived in Glasgow in the early evening, Unlike its sister city Edinburgh, Glasgow is nore industrial and modern. Our choices of events to go to where Hotel, Drinking and Art. So since I am not a big drinker, Liz and I went to the modern art museum. We saw a full range of artforms from drawings to sculptures, but my favourite display is by a man who made scale models of over 200 places of worship out of cardboard. It was really ...
... Needless to say it was upbeat, funny and informative. (With a side menu for Monty Python fans and voice clips from the movie)! So a little history first, Doune Castle was built in the 1300's by Robert Stewart, 1st Duke of Albany, Earl of Menteith and Fife. Although never crowned as king, he held the reins of government for Scotland for 22 years. After the death of Stewart, the castle became part of a settlement for Margaret of Denmark when she married James III. The castle was ...
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, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $95
- Won't stay here again
- Excellent airport location
- Dreadful airport hotel
36 Cambridge Street, Glasgow | 4 star hotelfrom $50
- 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
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
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $114
- Some things to improve upon
- Not bad but could be better
Anderston, Glasgow | 2 star hotelfrom $76
City Centre, Glasgow | 3 star hotelfrom $157
- Chilled Out
- Looking Dated