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Merchant City Inn

52 Virginia St | Merchant City, Glasgow G1 1TY, Scotland
Apr 9 Apr 10
1 room, 2 adults, 0 children
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    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    3 Star Hotel
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    All reviews spiral stairs continental breakfast was included central location noisy at night city break tea and coffee making facilities enjoyed my stay
    Reviewed 3 days ago

    Not at all what I expected after reading reviews. I would class this place as a Hostel. Staff most unfriendly, place freezing, not very clean and smelt of damp. Dirty marks all over light switches and dirty surfaces where tea & coffee facilities Yuk! Couldn't...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

    Not worth £90 for a night stay.... yes situated right in the centre but big let down. Damp smell in first room and second wasn't much better. Couldn't swing a cat in bathroom and bed was the worst sleep ever. Would rather pay little bit...More

    Reviewed 1 week ago

    Very friendly and helpful staff, clean and nicely appointed rooms. Generous continental breakfast. Excellent central location for a quick overnight or tourist stop. Only quibble is the soft/collapsed mattress on the bed.

    Reviewed 2 weeks ago

    This is a city centre hotel, with lots of clubs / bars / restaurants very close. The rooms are warm and clean, the staff friendly, breakfast is OK There is NCP car park 5 min walk away - convenient if you have a car.The hotel...More

    Reviewed 3 weeks ago

    Heritage building, value, clean, lashings of hot water, friendly staff. Very well located. It does not have all the frills and room a little small but who cares on a City break. What not to like? Visited about 6 times and there are steady improvements

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    Room & Suite (51)
    Dining (20)
    Hotel & Grounds (18)
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    How can you possibly say this place was nice, definitely not for the price they are asking, I'e, room doors something you would find in the 60s reception , well, what can I say, customer service, awful, your showing a false opinion of this place, which isn't fair to others,
    19 December 2015|
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    Response from miksheff | Reviewed this property |
    I'm not sure what you expected. We're hardly inexperienced travellers, and for a very well placed, city centre location, clean, friendly, with discounted parking, we paid very little. We're already planning a return visit.
    Moira M
    Is there a bar in hotel?
    30 October 2015|
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    Response from lorna p | Reviewed this property |
    There's no bar, plenty pubs round about though
    Does hotel receive and store products purchased from Amazon?
    4 December 2016|
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    "Just don't go"
    Ali19580, 3 days agoRead review
    "Stay in the main building."
    Lyndalee_64, 26 days agoRead review
    "Ring hotel before booking"
    Martin K, 1 month agoRead review
    "No lift, beautiful spiral stone staircase, twin room good size"
    A6364ZPelainem, 2 months agoRead review
    "Stairs could be challenging - go for lower floors if you have mobility issues."
    St3wbie, 2 months agoRead review
    "The ground floor was better access."
    Jean B, 3 months agoRead review
    "Our street facing ,first floor room was fine.....double glazing helped (Room 202)"
    Annie540, 4 months agoRead review
    "Spiral staircase for rooms not on ground floor so ask for 1 if not too good climbing."
    arncliffe2014, 4 months agoRead review
    "Don't stay on the ground floor (or stay here at all)"
    Helen K, 4 months agoRead review
    "We had a room at the back so looked at a wall but was very quiet."
    Harrisp6, 4 months agoRead review
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