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Where To Stay In Glasgow, Scotland: Budget-Friendly Stays For Families - Updated 2020

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Glasgow is a fantastic city full of history, culture, unique food, and shopping. It is a great place to spend time with the family. When you’re looking for that perfect place to stay, this article has you covered. Read on to find the best budget-friendly apartments and suites available in Glasgow.

1. Glasgow Waterfront Apartment (from USD 104)

Glasgow Waterfront Apartment is spacious and comfortable, offering everything you might need for your stay. There are two bedrooms: one double and one twin with ensuite. A small balcony is available with views out over the river. The kitchen is fully stocked, towels are provided, and there is an elevator in the building. This apartment is an easy walk to the city center as well as the subway, train station and bus station.

Glasgow Waterfront Apartment Short Walk To City Centre
25 reviews
Apartment 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we have had a wonderful time in this apartment with a stunning view
a return to a favourite city and an excellent apartment which has superb views and is easy to enjoy
we recently had the pleasure of spending 5 nights in this fantastic apartment in glasgow
Cleanliness:
the unit itself was very clean and comfortable
the flat was was clean and well furnished
the flat was very clean and comfortable with everything you need for a holiday
the rooms are spacious and clean with everything we needed
it is really clean with everything you need for a family of 4
Host:
claire the owner is very helpful and accomodating
the owner claire was fantastic to work with
the friendliest host and the most comfortable apartment possible
we found the people friendly and helpfully and would suggest the city for a visit
the flat is child friendly and well equipped and the onsite parking is a bonus
Location:
great property in a convenient location
the location was great easy to get around from there
easy access to city centre and secc and a great location for exploring glasgow
useful to be able to park a case safely near city centre
tip: a two day ticket for the hop-on/hop off bus allows easy access to all the attractions
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2. Colbreggan Gardens Cottage Flat (from 125 USD (97 GBP))

Colbreggan Gardens Cottage Flat will sleep up to seven people, perfect for large families or even multiple families! The kitchen is equipped with a dishwasher, oven and a kettle. It is just six miles (9.6 km) away from the beautiful University of Glasgow and the Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. It features views over the gardens and there are great shops just around the corner.

Colbreggan Gardens Cottage Flat

Price: from 125 USD (97 GBP)

Number of Guests: 7

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3. Cosy Apartment in Quiet City-Centre (from USD 84)

This apartment is close to George Square, a cozy, quiet place for you and your family to relax. It is clean and modern with a flat screen TV and a fully stocked kitchen with a microwave, oven and toaster. There are even teabags and coffee provided! The Royal Concert Hall is only 0.6 miles (1 km) from Cosy Apartment in Quiet City-Centre, and Buchanan Galleries is not much further! Glasgow Airport is also only 7 miles (12 km) away.


Cosy Apartment in Quiet City-Centre

Address: 110 Bell St flat 6-1
Price: from 84 USD

Airport shuttle WiFi Free WiFi Airport shuttle (additional charge) Internet services Invoice provided Board games/puzzles Books, DVDs, music for children

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4. Heritage Hotel (from USD 49)

Heritage Hotel is in the West End, the artistic and cultural center of Glasgow. It is just a short walk away from the subway and from Glasgow-Byres Road, which is full of great bars and bistros boasting a variety of cuisines. Great Western Road, with the botanic gardens and magnificent homes to see, is also very close to Heritage Hotel. The North West is an excellent place to stay for travelers interested in museums, entertainment, and live music. A stay at the Heritage Hotel includes a tasty free breakfast provided by friendly staff.


Heritage Hotel

Address: 4/5 Alfred Terrace

CCTV outside property Fire extinguishers 24-hour security 24-hour front desk WiFi available in all areas Express check-in/check-out Non-smoking throughout CCTV in common areas

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5. City Centre Suites (from 128 USD (99 GBP))

City Centre Suites is a warm, welcoming apartment with a great kitchen and comfy beds. It is in a fantastic location, just a few feet from Sauchiehall Street and the Royal Concert Hall.

City Centre Suites

Price: from 128 USD (99 GBP)

Number of Guests: 4

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6. Kumar Suites Hanson Park Apartment (from USD 111)

Each unit at Kumar Suites offers all the amenities you and your family need for travel. The private bathrooms have free toiletries and even a hairdryer! The kitchen is equipped with an oven, microwave and toaster as well as a stovetop and refrigerator, making it an ideal place for families who want to make some meals for themselves. The flat screen TV provides a nice way to relax at the end of a long day exploring. George Square and Glasgow Royal infirmary are both very close to Kumar Suites, so you’ll have no trouble getting out to see the sites!


Kumar Suites Hanson Park Apartment

Address: 2 Hanson Park, Flat 3-8
Price: from 111 USD

Garden Free WiFi Non-smoking throughout WiFi On-site parking Free parking Guest accommodation is disinfected between stays Smoke alarms

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7. Glasgow South Side Apartments (from 120 USD (93 GBP))

Glasgow South Side Apartments are clean and tidy, with a helpful host to assist in all of your travel needs. Shops and supermarkets are within a 5 minute walk and almost everything else, from the town center to the airport, is within in a 15 minute drive. The kitchen is fully stocked and the flat screen TV has satellite channels provided.

Glasgow South Side Apartments

Price: from 120 USD (93 GBP)

Number of Guests: 6

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8. Heart of the Merchant City (from USD 130)

This Victorian apartment is true to its name, located right in the heart of the Merchant City. It easily accommodates a large family with two bedrooms and three baths. The large living area is a perfect spot to relax, boasting lots of natural light. The modern kitchen makes it easy to prepare all your meals right there. This apartment is in a super location, close to great restaurants, theaters, and galleries.

Heart of the Merchant City!
Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
382 reviews
Entire apartment 2 Beds 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi on phone was good
the wi-fi was much appreciated and the guide book with tips on the best local restaurants etc
had a great stay at liana’s apartment
amazing apartment with huge living room perfect size for 2 couples
i’d definitely recommend this apartment and there’s plenty of space for 5 people
Cleanliness:
everything was tidy clean
it is clean and tidy
spacious and clean
clean and very convenient locations
nice clean house with comfortable beds and sofa
Host:
liana was a great host
liana is a lovely host who answered all my questions and ensured check in went smoothly
liana was an amazing host who was incredibly accommodating and very helpful throughout
liana was a great host easy to communicate with and very helpful
we loved the local spots recommended by our hosts
Location:
great location close to restaurants and walking distance to shops
plus is pretty close to the food and the shopping
central location with great restaurants nearby
great merchant city location though still quiet
nice apartment in a perfect location
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9. Stunning, bright, spacious tenement flat

This flat accommodates 6 people easily with its two bedrooms and 3 beds. It’s within 20-30 minutes walking distance from the city center or a very quick drive. Close to train and bus stops, it’ll be no problem to get around. The neighborhood itself is full of a variety of restaurants with unique and international cuisine. The flat is bright, flooded with lots of natural light. The kitchen was recently renovated and is wonderful for cooking meals. It is fully stocked with anything you may need. The flat also has a diverse collection of books & magazines.

Stunning, bright, spacious tenement flat

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10. Charming & Classy City Centre Period Apartment (from USD 64)

This apartment is lovely, with high ceilings, beautiful decor and great views. Right outside, you will find the old center of the city with many attractions. The train station is also only a short walk away. Both the kitchen and bathroom are equipped with basic essentials. Breakfast is included with a stay here.

Charming & Classy City Centre Period Aptmnt
Glasgow, ., United Kingdom
166 reviews
Entire apartment 1 Bed 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
both the bed and the sofa bed are comfortable
there was a comfy bed (and sofa bed) good wifi and a hot powerful shower
i also loved the view of the tennants brewery from the front room
very comfortable and well designed space
very lovely stay quick responses plus handy smart tv with good wifi would stay again
Cleanliness:
very clean and cosy
the linen and towels provided were clean and smelled great
flat was clean and spacious
the apartment was very clean and comfortable
apartment was very clean and well decorated
Host:
lovely flat and great host
the host i very kind
allan was a superb host
the host was very easy to deal with
allan was a great host
Location:
great location and wonderful flat
great apartment close to the city centre
it was located close to some good restaurants and pubs and walking distance from downtown
great location stylish and cool
great location for the necropolis cathedral and the tennent brewery
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11. Stylish Modern Flat

This flat is modern and comfortable, spacious and clean. There is plenty of room for up to six people and street parking is available! A quick drive from the city center and the West End, you and your family will be able to experience all of Glasgow easily.

Stylish Modern Flat

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