FAQs

Breakfast
Breakfast is served a few doors down in our sister hotel The Argyll Western. We offer a traditional Scottish cooked breakfast and also a selection of continental items. Note that we offer vegetarian options for the traditional Scottish cooked breakfast on request. Monday to Friday – 07:00 to 09:30. Saturday and Sunday – 07:30 to 10:00

Didn’t book breakfast with your room? Don’t worry if you change your mind you can book breakfast with reception for £8.50 per person on arrival. 

Food Allergies
We can cater for all food allergy types including Gluten-free. Please specify your requirements at the time of booking as well as on arrival to ensure everything is in place.

Car Parking
We have a secure private car park equipped with CCTV around the back of the hotel which costs guests £5.00 per day if there is space. Large box vans will be charged at £10 per day. We can also provide Glasgow City council parking vouchers for the surrounding streets at a cost of £2.00 per voucher; each voucher allowing for either a morning, afternoon or evening of parking. A full day’s parking would be £6.00.

Please note, due to limited parking space, parking spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. No pre-booking is available.

Please note our car park is only suitable for small or medium sized cars/vans or motorbike/scooters. No large vans or trucks. Our car park can take up to 4 vehicles only.

Car Park Directions 
Our car park is located behind the hotel on Ruskin Lane from the Hotel walk west on Buckingham Terrace towards Buckingham St, Turn right onto Buckingham St then Turn right onto Ruskin Ln.

Check-In
Check-in is from 3 pm, 7 days a week. Please note check-in is located a few doors down at our sister hotel The Argyll Western 6 Buckingham Terrace, Glasgow, G12 8EB.

Check Out
Check out 11.00 am on the day of departure.

Hotel Access
After check-in, you will have a key to enter the hotel 24/7. There is also a night porter to assist you if needed.
City Centre 5 minutes by car or a 15-minute walk. There are excellent public transport links just yards away from the Kelvin, both the Bus and Underground Services to the city centre.

Cots & Highchairs
Please enquire at the main reception before reservation. No extra charge.

Internet
Free Wi-Fi Internet Access.

Local information
Our friendly staff would be happy to help with any local information, bus/train times, restaurant reservations and taxi bookings.

Nearby Bus & Train Stations
Glasgow Central and Queen Street Train Stations, Buchanan Street Bus Station are only a 10-minute taxi ride away.

Nearby Airports
Glasgow International Airport is a 15-minute drive from The Kelvin and Prestwick Airport is a 45-minute drive.

Pet Policy
Pets also welcome by arrangement. £10 per night.

Reception Times
There is no reception at the Kelvin Hotel. Our 24/7 reception is located at the Argyll Western Hotel a few doors down. 

Smoking Policy
The Kelvin operates a strict no smoking policy. If a guest smokes in their room or hotel areas, there will be a charge of £250 made to their credit/debit card in order to fumigate the room(s).

Security
The Kelvin hotel is equipped with a high-level L1 security alarm system combined with CCTV in all common areas which is monitored 24/7 for your safety.

Hotel Accessibility
We offer rooms that are located on the ground floor. If you require a room with disability access, please give the hotel 24 hours prior notice in order for the hotel to accommodate for this.