University of Glasgow - Cairncross House

20 Kelvinhaugh Place, G3 8NH, Glasgow, Scotland, Distance from city centre: 4.2km
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Rating: 87%from 3 reviews

  • 80%Atmosphere
  • 86%Staff
  • 93%Security
  • 93%Cleanliness
  • 80%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 86%Facilities
Ideally situated for Glasgow city centre, the West End and the SECC, Cairncross House is a comfortable and affordable option for those looking to visit the city.

Each room is comfortably furnished and has its own wash-hand basin. Guests have access to shared bathroom and kitchen facilities. The shared kitchens are well stocked and include all cooking implements, crockery and cutlery. All linen and towels are provided and guests have access to free-of-charge laundry facilities.

In addition, all bedrooms have telephone access (phone cards available from Reception) and data points for laptop connection (requires RJ45 cable which can also be purchased from Reception).

On-site facilities include a TV/games room and free off-street parking.

Check in time is 2.00pm on day of arrival.
Check out time is 10.00am on day of departure.

Surrounded by many local bars, cafes and restaurants, Cairncross House provides an excellent base for exploring Glasgow.

Non-smoking residence. Smoking is prohibited within the building.

Located Near

Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre

Glasgow Science Centre & IMAX Theatre

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

University of Glasgow
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 hour security
  • Bicycle parking
  • Cable TV
  • Card phones
  • Common Room
  • Fax Service
  • Free Parking
  • Linen Included
  • Pool Table
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Directions
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Located in the West End of the city near Argyll Street .

Approx 8 - 10 miles from Glasgow International Airport.

Superb local travel links (train, bus and underground) into city centre.

By Car:

From M8 Motorway (Edinburgh and South)

Exit at Junction 18(Charing Cross), keep in the right hand lane and merge on to Newton Street A804 (signposted Anderson and Charing Cross). At the third set of traffic signals turn right onto St Vincent Street (signposted Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum), continue forward onto Argyle Street, turn left onto Kelvinhaugh Street, turn right onto Kelvinhaugh Place.


From M8 Motorway (Glasgow Airport and West)

Exit at Junction 19 (City Centre), keep in left hand lane and at traffic lights turn left into Pitt St. At next traffic signals, turn left onto St Vincent Street (signposted Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum), continue forward onto Argyle Street, turn left onto Kelvinhaugh Street, turn right onto Kelvinhaugh Place.


By Public Transport

From Glasgow International Airport (0141 887 1111)

An airport bus service (no.747) runs approximately every 30 minutes to Sauchiehall Street, just 5 mins walk away from Cairncross House - look out for The Ox and Finch restaurant - the bus stop is just outside. From there, cross the road down onto Derby St and at the bottom, turn right onto Argyle Street. Cross at the traffic lights nearby, then turn right into Kelvinhaugh Street and right again to see Cairncross House. (The 747 service runs from 0700 to 2230 hours, Monday to Friday, from 0900 to 2230 hours on Saturdays and from 1000 to 2230 hours on Sundays.

For further information regarding this service call 08705 505050.)

Alternatively, you could take a taxi from airport directly to accommodation (approx. 15.00 - 20.00).

Prestwick Airport (01292 479 822)
Prestwick Airport is a 45 minute train journey from the city centre. Trains run approximately every 30mins from the Airport to Glasgow Central Station in the city centre. For more information on train times and prices telephone 08457 484950.

Buchanan Bus Station (0141 333 3708)
Buchanan Bus Station is situated in the city centre. Exit the Bus Station and turn right onto Kilermont Street. Cross at the traffic lights and continue walking to Hope Street. At Hope Street take Bus No: 2 to Argyle Street. Leave the Bus on Argyle Street (first stop after Sainsburys). Walk back Along Argyle Street and take first right into Kelvinhaugh Street, then first right into Kelvinhaugh Place and Cairncross House. A taxi from Buchanan Street to Cairncross will cost approximately 5 - 7.

Central Station
Train
Take a low level train to SECC. From SECC Station walk past Peugeot Garage; take the first left onto St Vincent Crescent, take the first right on to Corruna Street. At the top of the street turn left (at Ben Nevis Pub) onto Argyle Street. Take the first left onto Kelvinhaugh Street, then first right into Kelvinhaugh Place and Cairncross House.

Bus
Exit Central Station at the side exit onto Hope Street. Cross Hope Street and take Bus No: 2to Argyle Street. Leave the Bus on Argyle Street (first stop afterSainsburys). Walk back Along Argyle Street and take first right into Kelvinhaugh Street, then first right into Kelvinhaugh Place and Cairncross House
Alternatively you can get a taxi, which will cost approximately 5 - 7.

Queen Street Station
Train
Exit the Station onto George Street and follow the signs to Central Station. From Central Station take a lower level train to SSEC. From SECC Station walk past Peugeot Garage, take the first left onto St Vincent Crescent. Take the first right on to Corruna Street. At the top of the street turn left (at Ben Nevis Pub) onto Argyle Street. Take the first left onto Kelvinhaugh Street, then first right into Kelvinhaugh Place and Cairncross House.

Bus
Exit Queen Street Station and walk to Hope Street by turning right onto George Street, then onto West George Street. At Hope Street take Bus No: 2 to Argyle Street. Leave bus on Argyle Street (first stop after Sainsburys). Walk back Along Argyle Street and take first right into Kelvinhaugh Street, then first right into Kelvinhaugh Place and Cairncross House.
A taxi from Queen Street Station to the residence will cost approximately 5 - 7.

Located Near

Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre

Glasgow Science Centre & IMAX Theatre

Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum

University of Glasgow

Glasgow Airport

Glasgow City Centre

Glasgow Central Train Station

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