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Reviews of McLays Guest House

Hostel | 264-276 Renfrew Street, Glasgow, Scotland G3 6TT

81.7% Overall Rating

1055 out of 1188 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (16/09/2014)

Michael Mckinley thinks…

"Cheap,cheerful, and clean rooms. Very old fashioned but if it's just a bed and breakfast for the night you want with no luxuries then it's perfect."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

All group reservations (more than 5 people) will be contacted by the property to determine the nature of their visit and, at that stage, the property will decide if it wishes to accept the reservation or not. We don't accept stag parties, birthday parties or soccer related groups.

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Group of 15 or more traveling to Glasgow?

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81.7%

Overall Rating

1055 out of 1188 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'McLays Guest House'

Atmosphere
74.4%
Location
89.6%
Facilities
71.2%
Cleanliness
80.8%
Staff
90.4%
Value
83.2%
Safety
82.4%
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Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Relaxation/spa
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

24 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I like the cleanliness of the property

Disliked: everything was great

54.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

23 October 2011

Liked: not clean, room smelly and people noisy in the hallway outside room at 3am in morning really loud!!!

Disliked: General Atmosphere

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

22 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: pretty good breakfast, just one block from a party mile

Disliked: no free parking close by

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Alex Cairns

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

19 October 2011 Alex would recommend this property

Liked: Good Breakfast

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway

03 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The service and the proximity of all the touristic places.

Disliked: Only shared bathrooms

48.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

29 September 2011

Liked: no

Disliked: bathroom, TV

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

27 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was pretty quiet and, at the same time, very convenient to the main thoroughfare and shopping area as well as many other places of interest.

Disliked: The hilly area that had to be negotiated to get to the Hotel is quite daunting, not for myself but my friend who experienced some difficulty.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Cameron Easton

Alone

Work / volunteering

24 September 2011 Cameron would recommend this property

Liked: The fact that I left at 0500, yet I could still have toast/tea/cereal.

Disliked: Certain parts of the guesthouse seemed unclean and there was a slight stale smell upon entering my room. Member of staff who served breakfast wasn't the chattiest of people and didn't seem to care very much.

40.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

21 September 2011

Liked: Anything

Disliked: The staff, the situation, the price

71.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

12 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Central. Very reasonably priced, especially as a full (cooked) breakfast was included).

Disliked: Decor etc in need of refreshing in places.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

01 September 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Cheap and convenient. The people were very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: Thin walls, doors and windows meant that it was quite noisy. I had a room facing the street and i was woken every morning by idling vans and slamming doors.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Robyn Young

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

29 August 2011 Robyn would recommend this property

Liked: Nothing really stood out.

Disliked: Parking was on the street and you had to pay for multiple times or get a ticket.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Events / festivals

27 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The bed and shared bathrooms were clean, the staff were friendly and had a laugh, and there's wireless in (most) rooms.

Disliked: Some of the walls need a little attention and the carpets in communal areas are a bit grotty.

60.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

17 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good food and spacious rooms.

Disliked: Dirty carpets and un-clean shower/bath (particularly plug-hole blocked with hair). Shower had very little power at all.

57.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

11 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The breakfast.

Disliked: Would be nice with more bathrooms.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ward Wijngaert

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

09 August 2011 Ward would recommend this property

Liked: The complete rooms and the Scotisch breakfast

Disliked: Quiet far from the city center

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

09 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Privacy, style.

Disliked: No parking, price/quality ratio

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

08 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great value for dollar

Disliked: internet (wifi) very choppy and slow - in dining room and front porch only

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

08 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location for the GSA and underground stop is a short walk. nice period features in the dining room and bedrooms. New carpets and curtains.

Disliked: The room gets pretty warm as the window only opens a small amount as it was nearly all painted shut. One reception lady was very nice but the other was a bit grumpy.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Scott Morrison

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

07 August 2011 Scott would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: nothing

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With a large group / tour

Events / festivals
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

03 August 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and nice showers- good breakfast

Disliked: The uphill walk from the train station

60.0%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location > Cleanliness

Disliked: no any facilities and services

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

25 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was nice.

Disliked: Nothing.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

22 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the bedroom

Disliked: location

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

22 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The service was really good and it was good value for money. The location was good near to all the places I wanted to visit.

Disliked: There is no internet facilities in the room.