Buchanan - Glasgow

185 Buchanan Street, Glasgow, United Kingdom, G1 2JYshow map
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Very goodBased on  197 reviews
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Overview

The excellent Buchanan offers a safety deposit box, an elevator and a carpark. This 3-star hotel offers 24-hour reception, a laundry room and room services for guests' convenience.

Located in a theatre district, the hotel is 300 meters from George Square . The property is stationed only 2 km from SECC.

The hotel is just a 5-minute walk from Glasgow Queen Street train station, offering a direct train link to Glasgow International airport.

Well connected to many sights, Buchanan is close to Buchanan Street SPT subway station and Renfield Street bus station.

Rooms

All 60 rooms are appointed with coffee/tea making facilities, IDD telephone and direct dial telephone. Each room comes with a private bathroom.

Eat & Drink

The hotel invites guests to the lobby bar to relax with a drink. Guests can dine at Chaophreya and Chaophraya Restaurant and Palm Sugar Bar, about 100 meters away from the property.

Relax

It features bars, nightclubs and restaurants on site.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in public areas for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   4.  Number of rooms:   60.

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Facilities
Free Wi-Fi

Free Wi-Fi in public areas

Parking

Car park

Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour reception

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Restaurant

Cafe

Fitness/ Gym

Exercise gym

Spa and relaxation

Sauna

Laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Exercise gym
  • Tennis court

Services

  • Room service
  • Laundry
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services

Dining

  • Restaurant
  • Cafe
  • Bar/ Lounge area

Business

  • Business centre
  • Business services

Children

  • Babysitting/Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Sauna

Room features

  • Air conditioning
  • Mini-bar

Media

  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • Paid films
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
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Location
  • Nearby
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
Glasgow Central StationGlasgow Central Station1700 ft
Buchanan GalleriesBuchanan Galleries400 ft
Prince's SquarePrince's Square1000 ft
Royal Concert HallRoyal Concert Hall400 ft
Kings Theatre GlasgowKings Theatre Glasgow3300 ft
Gallery of Modern ArtGallery of Modern Art1000 ft
Buchanan Street SPT Subway StationBuchanan Street SPT Subway Station400 ft
Cowcaddens SPT Subway StationCowcaddens SPT Subway Station2000 ft
St Enoch SPT Subway StationSt Enoch SPT Subway Station2000 ft
George Square George Square 900 ftGeorge and St. Vincent Sts.
Merchant CityMerchant City1400 ft GlasgowScotland
Sauchiehall Street Sauchiehall Street 3700 ftSauchiehall Centre 179 Sauchiehall Street
Glasgow CathedralGlasgow Cathedral3800 ft2 Castle Street
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ChaophreyaChaophreya300 ftBuchanan Street
Amarone GlasgowAmarone Glasgow300 ft2 Nelson Mandela Place
Jamie Oliver's ItalianJamie Oliver's Italian700 ft7 George Square
CharcoalsCharcoals800 ft26a Renfield Street
Asmaan TandooriAsmaan Tandoori300 ft22 Bath Street
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SECCSECC1.2 mi
Hampden ParkHampden Park2.5 mi
Museum of TransportMuseum of Transport2.0 mi
Kelvingrove Art GalleryKelvingrove Art Gallery4000 ft
Hillhead SPT Subway StationHillhead SPT Subway Station1.7 mi
Kelvinhall SPT Subway StationKelvinhall SPT Subway Station1.9 mi
Partick SPT Subway StationPartick SPT Subway Station2.2 mi
Govan SPT Subway StationGovan SPT Subway Station2.2 mi
University of GlasgowUniversity of Glasgow1.5 mi
The Burrell CollectionThe Burrell Collection3.1 mi2060 Pollokshaws Road Pollok Park
Pollok HousePollok House3.5 miPollok Country Park 2060 Pollokshaws Road 2060 Pollokshaws Road
Xscape BraeheadXscape Braehead4.6 miKings Inch Road, Renfrew
Monkey MadnessMonkey Madness5.9 mi33 John Knox Street
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Getting around
Airports
Glasgow International (GLA)7.0 mi
Prestwick (PIK)27.7 mi
Train
Glasgow Queen Street Station700 ft
Underground
Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station400 ft
St Enoch SPT Subway Station2300 ft
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Reviews
6.8
Very goodBased on  197  reviews

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8.0
Location
  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    A Nice Hotel, as with many city Hotels it looks a bit dated, but it did not spoil the stay. It could not be closer to Queen St Railway Station or Bucchanan St Subway station.

    The sounds of the trains running underneath the Hotel

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    City center location and reasonable rates for bed and breakfast. Friendly staff and clean room although room needs some refurbishment

    Bar prices way to high, hence I only had one drink over a four night period where normally I would have had a couple each night once I was back in the hotel

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Great central location, handy for shops, theatre, cinema and restaurants and good value for money.

    My twin room was very noisy both from the underground trains rumbling away underneath and from the neighbouring room which had a locked but not sound-proofed adjoining door.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The staff were friendly and helpful, it' s very handy for rail station and other transport and is a central location for getting about Glasgow.

    A little noisy at night, but being centre of a city, it's to be expected.

  • 8.2
    Fabulous

    Excellent value for money, go location and fantastic breakfast. All the staff that I encountered were both friendly and courteous

    The only point I would make would be that the maids were using the lift to transport clean bedding, towels and cleaning materials in the morning, rendering the lift unusable for paying guests, but not a major problem as I don't think they have a service lift!

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Location was excellent for train, cafes, bars & shopping. One young staff member on reception was very helpful

    Subway & main streets are noisy so ask for room away from them. Stayed 3 nights. Had one sleepless night when neightbouring room partied all night - little response from staff when I complained. Breakfast was just ok. No safe in oom and it appears that in Scotland you need one as we unfortunately found out out.

  • 9.2
    Superb

    hotel was very central,staff were friendly and helpful, bed was comfortable,the breakfast was really good, the decor was tired but as hotel is closingfor good at the weekend it was ok. shame it's closing it's in such a good position.

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    The staff are friendly and it is very conveniently situated, for me. Good value

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Staff are friendly and helpful and the city centre location is very convenient

    The shower would not turn off properly

  • 8.8
    Superb

    Location

    Hotel very dated and in need of reburbishment

  • 10.0
    Exceptional

    I found the hotel to be very comfortable and so very convenient for the shops in the centre of the city. The staff were pleasant and helpful at all times.

  • 6.0
    Good

    it was city centre

    noisy from street and under ground trains

  • 6.6
    Good

    Central location

    Breakfast-food did not keep warm-tinned fruit

  • 7.8
    Fabulous

    Friendly staff

    Room a bit dusty. also panels in dining room.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    The main plus points of this hotel have to be its its reasonable prices and its central location - in a pedestrianised shopping street next to Queen Street Rail and Underground station and within 5 mins walk of tthe Coach Station. The reception desk staff were very helpful, even offering to check on the internet if my flight was affected by the ash cloud. Breakfast was ok although the freshness of the bread at the weekend was a bit questionable !

    The decor in the upstairs corridors and the bedrooms was very worn and tatty, and looked like it had not been touched in 20 years (except by the guests. However, I suspect that some of this may be due to damage caused by the sort of clientel that is attracted to a City Centre hotel offering rooms at £35 per night ! Inside the room, the tv remote control did not work properly and the plumbing left a lot to be desired. However it was clean and well equipped (albeit with "vintage" furniture) which was the main thing.

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Highlights
7
Very goodBased on  197 reviews
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsMaximum capacity of cots in a room is 1. 
PetsPets are allowed on request.
Cancellation
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Getting around
Airports
Glasgow International (GLA)7.0 mi
Prestwick (PIK)27.7 mi
Train
Glasgow Queen Street Station700 ft
Underground
Buchanan Street SPT Subway Station400 ft
St Enoch SPT Subway Station2300 ft
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