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 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.
The 4-star Maldron Hotel Glasgow City is the first of its type in Scotland. Their stylish rooms provide guests with the ultimate comfort, while their Grain and Grill Restaurant, serves dishes prepared using locally sourced produce. Check out maldronhotels.com for more info.
The AC Marriott will open towards the end of 2023, as part of a new development that will bring restaurants, accommodation and entertainment to the George Square area. The AC Marriott is set within a traditional Victorian building and will have a stained glass window of Glasgow’s famous coat of arms. Check AC Hotels website.
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.
House of Gods opens soon in the Merchant City. The high-end hotel includes butler service for each of its rooms, milk and cookies at bedtime and indulgent decor. Keep up-to-date with when this luxurious hotel opens by visiting houseofgodshotel.com.
The boutique Alamo Guest House has 10 individually designed rooms, all of which have been recently renovated. Set in the west end, the family-run guest house overlooks Kelvingrove Park and Museum. Visit Alamo's website to make a booking.
The Address Collective bills itself as an address like no other. Opening in November 2023, this will be the first Scottish location for the boutique Irish brand. Visit The Address Collective website for opening details.
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?
Just outside Glasgow is Crossbasket Castle, a 17th century luxurious hotel with period furnishings and a Michel Roux Jr restaurant. While in the city's southside is The Sherbrooke Castle Hotel, 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 OVO Hydro is the Radisson RED. Stay in one of their modern rooms and 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. Check the CitizenM website for rates.
Expect super-functional and stylish rooms at YOTEL. Plus a rooftop bar, restaurant and bowling alley named VEGA, which offers spectacular views of the city centre. Visit YOTEL's website for more info.
On the banks of the River Clyde is the brand new Virgin Hotel, which has its own club and gym, with a number of plush bars and restaurants on site. It also has stunning riverside views that could be mistaken for New York. Book at Virgin Hotels Glasgow.
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.
New to the city's hotel and apartment scene is Sandman Signature Hotel. There are a range of both rooms and suites, with suites including kitchen facilities. There is also the option of dining at the onsite Chop Bar and Grill. Visit sandmansignature.co.uk to book.
Aparthotel Adagio have 162 apartment style rooms, complete with kitchen and living spaces, right in the heart of the city centre. It is located in the same refurbished listed building as the Clayton Hotel, which together have boosted the restoration of the historical St Enoch area. Visit adagio-city.com to book and check out claytonhotelglasgowcity.com for info.
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. Consider booking 'La Chambre Verte' for 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.
Credit: Euro Hostel Glasgow
Store luggage in Glasgow
Looking for help in storing your bulky luggage while in the city? Billed as an 'Uber for your bags', Unbaggaged is Scotland’s first mobile luggage storage solution that picks-up, stores, and drops-off your luggage anytime and anywhere you want. Find out more details at Glasgow Convention Bureau website.
Article last updated: September 2023