Hotels and accommodation
Hotels and accommodation
You’re guaranteed to find accommodation in Glasgow which suits your taste and budget. Whether you’re looking for something uniquely Glaswegian, a trendy hotel, a vibrant hostel or a comfortable city centre apartment, you can be assured of a warm welcome.
Credit: ibis Styles Glasgow Central Hotel
Check in to one of the Ibis Styles and be surrounded by murals of Glasgow’s iconic landmarks including the Finnieston Crane, Barrowland Ballroom and the famous Duke of Wellington statue. Visit the Accor Hotel's website to book.
Brand new to the scene, and the first in Scotland, is the 4-star Maldron Hotel Glasgow City. Their stylish rooms provide guests with the ultimate comfort factor. You can enjoy a tasty meal at their Grain and Grill Restaurant, with dishes prepared using locally sourced produce. Check out maldronhotels.com for more info.
Book a stay at the luxurious voco Grand Central Hotel on their website, and enjoy a visit steeped in history. Aside from John Logie Baird transmitting the world's first long-distance television pictures from here in 1927, the hotel has also welcomed famous clientele including John F Kennedy, The Beatles and The Rolling Stones.
Or how about a stay in one of Glasgow’s tree-lined Victorian terraces? Hotel Du Vin at One Devonshire Gardens has opulent rooms, a delicious bistro and an extensive wine cellar. Head to hotelduvin.com to book.
Hotels with a Scottish feel
Are you looking for historic surroundings, tartan or a wee dram of whisky before you settle down for the night? Glasgow has several hotels offering a cosy and traditional Scottish feel.
Check out Crossbasket Castle, a 17th century luxurious hotel with period furnishings and a Michel Roux Jr restaurant. Or visit The Sherbrooke Castle Hotel in the southside of the city, where you can experience total luxury by spending a night in their Tower Suite. Visit crossbasketcastle.com and sherbrookecastlehotel.com for more information.
Fancy a night cap? Upgrade to an Executive Room at Glasgow’s Carlton George Hotel and you’ll get access to the Executive Lounge, which serves complimentary drinks and snacks. And not to mention the bathrobe with tartan slippers in your room. Book your stay on the Carlton George Hotel website.
Help make your next visit to Glasgow more sustainable by choosing somewhere to stay which considers their impact on the environment.
With a Green Tourism Gold Award, you can be assured that staying at Glasgow’s Jury’s Inn or Marriott hotels is an eco-friendlier choice. Both hotels are committed to sustainable policies including reducing energy consumption and working with suppliers to minimise packaging waste.
Visit the Green Tourism Award website for more information on eco-friendly accommodation, attractions, bars and restaurants.
A stone’s throw from The SSE Hydro is the Radisson RED. Stay in one of their modern rooms complete with fridges and a rain shower then enjoy a cocktail at the hotel’s Red Sky Bar, which offers panoramic views over the River Clyde. Book a room at radissonhotels.com.
CitizenM in the city centre offers cool, stylish surroundings at an affordable price. The communal areas are full of funky details and the rooms have an extra-large king-size bed, fluffy pillows and a blackout blind for catching optimum shut eye. Check the CitizenM website for rates.
New to the Glasgow hotel scene is YOTEL. Expect super-functional cabins as opposed to rooms, a rooftop restaurant & bar with spectacular views of the city centre and a bowling alley. Visit YOTEL's website for more info.
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With their studio, one-bedroom or two-bedroom apartments to choose from, try Fraser Suites in the Merchant City. If you’re after a touch more luxury, check out the penthouse options from Premier Suites George Square or Native aparthotel. Head to frasershospitality.com, premiersuiteseurope.com and nativeplaces.com to book.
Spa and wellness hotels
Credit: Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel
The five-star Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel offers opulence and luxury. Enjoy a beauty treatment, relax in their thermal suite or take the plunge in one of their two relaxation pools. And new for 2021 is 'La Chambre Verte', an immersive overnight experience surrounded by greenery and sound therapy. Visit Kimpton Blythswood Square's website to book.
Glasgow’s Village Hotel has a 20m heated swimming pool and a state-of-the-art gym, check it out at village-hotels.co.uk.
With both offering fitness centres and indoor swimming pools, the Hilton Glasgow and the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Glasgow Central make great options for those looking to keep up with their fitness regimes or relax by the pool after a day of exploring. Visit the Hilton Hotels' website to book.
Article last updated: September 2021