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Carlton George

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44 West George Street Glasgow G2 1DH United Kingdom
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Hotel Carlton George

Description

Carlton George is a four-star establishment located in the central part of the city district of Glasgow, right next to George Square. Points of interests in the area include Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Concert Hall, Italian Center and People's Palace, while central train station and a subway hub are within walking distance, too. Glasgow Airport is approximately 10 miles removed from the hotel. There are 64 guestrooms at this hotel, but all of them are non-smoking only. Each room features a wireless internet connection (various packages available) and a complimentary minibar, in addition to standard amenities which include electronic safes, television, business desks, trouser presses, hairdryers and coffeemakers. Bathrooms are equipped with power showers. A rooftop restaurant on the 7th floor is open for three meals per day and serves a la carte dishes created from Scottish produce. Meeting facilities are present as well, with several boardrooms and a business center with computers at hand. Guests who rent premium rooms at the hotel also have access to executive lounge with its complimentary bar. Parking is provided at discounted rates near the hotel.

Price range

from $165 to $201

Name

Carlton George

Address

44 West George Street, G2 1DH, Glasgow United Kingdom | 0.2 miles from city center | Show on map
Telephone: +44(141)3536373 | Fax:+44(141)3536263 | Official Homepage

Payment

  • American Express
  • Diner's Club
  • Mastercard
  • Visa

Suitable for

  • Business People

Top 9 Features

  • WiFi
  • Parking
  • TV
  • A/C
  • Terrace
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Hotel bar
  • Safe

Room features

  • Bathroom with bathtub,
  • Bathroom with shower,
  • Ironing board,
  • Windows that open,
  • Television,
  • Hairdryer,
  • Central heating,
  • Pants press,
  • Tea/ coffeemaker,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Mini-bar,
  • Satellite TV,
  • Desk,
  • Telephone,
  • Room safe,
  • Internet,
  • WiFi in the rooms

Hotel features

  • Business center,
  • Entrance hall/ lobby,
  • Elevator,
  • TV lounge,
  • Hotel bar,
  • Conference rooms,
  • Non-smoking rooms,
  • PC with Internet,
  • Restaurant,
  • 24-hour reception,
  • Snack bar,
  • Laundry service,
  • WiFi in Lobby,
  • Room service,
  • 24-hour room service,
  • Balcony/ Terrace

Sports Facilities

  • Fitness/ Aerobics,
  • Tennis Court,
  • Running/ Rollerblading track,
  • Squash,
  • Indoor tennis court

Rating Overview
Overall rating trivago Rating Index based on 1512 reviews across the web
87/100

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  • other sources (1117) 1117 reviews
    85/100

Review analysis from across the web

  • Breakdown Rating Guest comments
  • Location 97 Great location
  • Hotel 88 Excellent hotel
  • Service 86 Fantastic service
  • Room 78 Great room
  • Price 77 Good price
  • Food 75 Delicious food
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Hotel type

Business Hotel

Guests recommend this hotel for business travelers.

Romantic Hotel

Guests say the hotel is perfect for a romantic getaway.

Good to know

  • Spacious bathroom
  • Spacious rooms
  • Good handicap accessible facilities
  • Great conference area
  • Best value for money
  • Train station was close
87 out of 100 based on 1529 reviews
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