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Babbity Bowster

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Reviewed January 12, 2017

Babbity Bowster is my favorite pub anywhere. Their accommodations are pretty basic, but clean with comfortable beds. The only problem is a lack of electrical outlets - we had to unplug a lamp to charge things. Reasonable rates include tea/coffee and toast in the morning...More

Thank BostonElsie
Reviewed December 12, 2016

If you want a no frills en-suite room in the city centre then this is definitely the place to go. There is no TV but that isn't what you go to Glasgow for. The place is clean and tidy with a comfy bed. In the...More

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Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Scotland's 5th worst issue is poor bread and after not being here for 10 years it was unfortunate that this wonderful old Glasgow institution has not learned this lesson. Nice beer and ambiance. But the barman didn't ask me why I had only eaten a...More

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Reviewed October 23, 2016 via mobile

Celtic beat rangers, we hadn't watched the football, and were not interested, but a little wary. This place was perfect, no TVs, no music whilst we were there, and a formidable land lady declining to serve potentially 'loud' customers. The food was simple, but authentic,...More

Thank petra l
Reviewed October 11, 2016 via mobile

Superb range of cask's and excellent food with menu and chef specials always available. Good atmosphere with music some evenings. Cannot fault this place. Will continue to visit as I have done regularly for the past 5 years.

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US$60 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Glasgow
#23 Romantic Hotel in Glasgow
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Price range
US$60 - US$107 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Style
#1 Best Value Hotel in Glasgow
#23 Romantic Hotel in Glasgow
Room types
Non-Smoking Rooms
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Our room certainly was. I think they probably all are. Robin
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"Come on a Wednesday or Saturday afternoon and watch the local musicians play traditional Scottish and Celtic..."
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"not good for elderly or those who cannot "do" steps. 3 flights to lug your suitcases up and down"
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"I've stayed here a few times and the rooms are actually quite similar, overlooking the quiet street and..."
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"wait until some money is spent on it."
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