Renovated in 2006 the Cairncross House hostel property is a comfortable and affordable option for those looking to visit the city and is ideally situated for Glasgow's city centre. It comprises a total of 155 rooms spread over 4 floors a lobby area and a 24-hour check-in/check out service. The shared kitchens are well-stocked with cooking implements crockery and cutlery. All linen and towels are provided and guests have access free of charge to laundry facilities a TV lounge a games room and free off-street parking. This establishment is situated in the heart of the West End the SECC and close to Argyle Street and the internationally acclaimed Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum. The city centre is a 10-minute drive away and it is 20 minutes by car or 15 minutes by public transport to Buchanan bus station. In the vicinity of the hotel guests will find the Museum of Transport (5 minutes' walk) the University of Glasgow (10 minutes' walk) the Hunterian Museum (15 minutes on foot) and Glasgow Science Centre/Imax Cinema (15 minutes' walk. Edinburgh is a 45-minute drive and it is 15 km to Glasgow Airport. Each room is comfortably furnished and centrally heated and has its own wash-basin. In addition all bedrooms have telephone access (phonecards can be purchased from reception) and data points for laptop connection (requires RJ45 ethernet cable which can also be purchased from reception). Guests may enjoy a game of billiards. Check-in time is 2 pm and checking out time is 10 am.