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5 Star The Hilton Glasgow Finding the perfect accommodation out of Glasgow’s many hotels can be quite a difficult and time consuming process. Whether the accommodation is for colleagues visiting the University, delegates attending a conference or friends and family spending time in our fabulous city, widely regarded as one of Europe’s most exciting and vibrant, our Hotel Booking Service not only takes the stress out of sourcing and booking the best accommodation, but also allows you to take advantage of some of the best discounts available in Glasgow’s best known hotels.

All of the hotels featured in this booklet have been visited by a member of our team, who will be able to advise, if required, on the best option for you. Our service is entirely free of charge and all we ask you to do is contact our office with your requirements, then sit back and let us do all the hard work! Conference & Visitor Services Office University of Glasgow Tel: + 44 (0)141 330 5385 Email: hotels@glasgow.ac.uk

The centrally located Hilton Glasgow hotel is only minutes away from Glasgow’s shopping district and 8 miles from Glasgow Airport. Situated just off the M8 motorway at the edge of the city centre, the Hilton Glasgow hotel is within easy reach of popular Glasgow attractions such as the Glasgow Science Centre and Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre. The contemporary guest rooms at the Hilton Glasgow hotel offer 32-inch flat-screen TVs and on-demand movies. Step up to an Executive Room to enjoy sweeping views of Glasgow and access to the Executive Lounge. All rooms at the Hilton Glasgow hotel offer high-speed internet access.

Dine in style at Camerons restaurant, perfect for intimate dining, or enjoy international cuisine from our carvery in Minksy’s New York style Brasserie. Get fit in the 15-metre swimming pool or fully equipped fitness centre or indulge yourself with a treatment from The Ocean Rooms Spa.The Hilton Glasgow hotel boasts 16 meeting rooms for 2-1000 people, a business centre, Executive Lounge and wireless internet access in the meeting rooms and lobby. Single Room - From £85.00 Double/Twin Room - From £95.00 Family Room - From £105.00


5 Star The Blythswood Hotel We are incredibly proud to have restored this splendid, landmark property, which commands one side of Blythswood Square, a lovely, green space in the city centre of Glasgow. The building dates from 1823, and was previously the home of the Royal Scottish Automobile Club. We have lovingly transformed this historic building into a luxury five star hotel and world class spa, retaining most of the original architectural features.

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Blythswood Square represents the skilful and tasteful remodeling of a fine, period building into a 5 star boutique hotel with its own personality and style. Single Room - From £120.00 Double/Twin Room - From £140.00

The Hilton Grosvenor The Hilton Glasgow Grosvenor’s West End location provides the perfect base for exploring one of Europe’s most exciting cities. Just 5 minutes’ walk from attractions like the University of Glasgow, the hotel is perfect for business and leisure. Located in the fashionable West End, the hotel is just a short distance from Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Kibble Palace, University of Glasgow and only 20 minutes’ drive from Glasgow Airport.

Set in Glasgow’s cosmopolitan West End, the hotel boasts Bo’Vine steak restaurant, Bobar Cocktail bar, 6 meeting rooms and high-speed internet in all rooms. Single Room - From £87.00 Double Room - From £97.00 Family Room - From £117.00


4 Star The Crowne Plaza With stunning views over the River Clyde, Crowne Plaza Glasgow is a landmark, not only for its size and riverside location, but also its contemporary style and simple elegance. Relax in the riverside bar and restaurant or take advantage of the hotel’s leisure facilities: indoor swimming pool, gym, sauna, spa or steam room. The hotel also boasts 15 meeting rooms from 10 – 600 pax with a unique walkway attached to the SECC.

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Whether your trip is for business or leisure Crowne Plaza Glasgow is the place to stay. Single Room- From £77.00 Double/Twin Room - From £87.00 Family Room - From £87.00

The Thistle Hotel The centrally located Thistle Glasgow Hotel is minutes from Glasgow’s shopping district, 8 miles from Glasgow Airport and minutes from Cowcaddens Underground which takes minutes to transport you to the fashionable West End. Our contemporary guest rooms all have 32 inch flat screen televisions with over 40 channels, all bedrooms offer high speed internet access through BT Openzone.

All guests have complimentary access to Otium Leisure Club with pool, sauna, steam room, Jacuzzi and two fitness suites. Otium has two beauty treatment rooms using Dermalogica products. Dine in our stylish Annlann Restaurant, or simply relax in the Hotel Bar. Single Room - From £70.00 Double/Twin Room - From £80.00 Family Room - From £80.00


4 Star The Marriott Hotel Set in a bustling, cosmopolitan city with a renowned business centre and prestigious shopping, the Glasgow Marriott Hotel puts you in the heart of it all. Our luxury hotel is a five-minute stroll to nightlife, the Scottish Exhibition & Conference Centre and one of the best shopping areas outside London. Perfect for business or leisure, the Marriott offers air-conditioned rooms, wireless Internet throughout the hotel, and 12 conference rooms, one of which accommodates up to 550 guests for a dinner reception. Other bedroom amenities include dedicated workspace, voice mail,

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24-hour room service and mini-bar. While with us, enjoy the finer things in life. Our executive chef invites you to our Source Restaurant, where you’ll savour international cuisine and fine wine. Rejuvenate with a visit to our Leisure Club’s indoor pool, sauna, and gymnasium. At the Glasgow Marriott Hotel, our friendly, experienced staff awaits your arrival in one of the greatest cities to visit in Scotland. Single Room - From £86.00 Double/Twin Room - From £96.00 Family Room - From £96.00

The Lorne Hotel If you are looking for somewhere different and stylish to stay, that offers choice and value along with attentive service, then look no further. The Lorne Hotel is everything you have been looking for. A boutique hotel set in the vibrant West End of Glasgow offering stylish contemporary rooms, a modern cocktail bar and an award winning Indian restaurant, the hotel is just a hop, skip and jump away from Glasgow City, the West End and the SECC.

Single Room - From £72.50 Double/Twin Room - From £79.00 Family Room - From £105.00


3 Star The Belhaven The Belhaven is a 10 minute stroll from the University of Glasgow and situated in the heart of the cosmopolitan west end. The hotel has ideal access to Botanic Gardens, Kelvingrove Art Gallery and the bustling Byres Road with it’s fine selection of restaurants, bars and boutiques and subway station. Situated overlooking Great Western Road the hotel is an ideal location for the abundance of buses that go past regularly. Family run and managed with a licensed lounge for the use of guests.

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Single Standard Room - From £35.00 Single En-suite Room - From £54.00 Double En-suite Room - From £77.00 Twin En-suite Room - From £85.00 Family En-suite Room - From £95.00 - £120.00

The Argyll Hotel Situated only 5 minutes walk from the University of Glasgow; this 3 star hotel is ideal for access to the University, Kelvingrove Park and Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and is also only half a mile from the city centre. Nearest rail link is Kelvinhall Underground. If you prefer the bus, there are an abundant amount of buses that pass the hotel regularly. Single Room - From £61.50 Double / Twin Room - From £82.00 Family Room - From £41.00 per person sharing


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The Argyll Guest House

The Pond Hotel

The Argyll Guest House is a 3 star family run establishment ideally situated in Glasgow’s West End. The University of Glasgow is within a five minute walk from the Guest House. The Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum is only 2 minutes away by foot. The nearest rail link; Kelvinhall is a 5 minute walk. If you prefer the bus, there are an abundant amount of buses that pass the Guest House regularly. Single Room - From £46.50 Double/ Twin Room - From £61.50 Family Room - From £31.00 per person sharing

The Glasgow Pond Hotel is ideally located in Glasgow’s West End only a short distance from the bustling bars & restaurants on Byres Road. All bedrooms are bright & comfortable with contemporary décor and are fully equipped with LCD TV, Freeview, laptop Safe, direct dial telephone, modem point, Hairdryer, Blackout curtains, en-suite bathroom with power shower.

Our Brasserie is open throughout the day & offers a delicious & wholesome menu using local & seasonal ingredients, or for something lighter we offer a range of snacks, pastries & Costa Coffee served in our Bar & Lounge area. Free high speed WiFi is available throughout the hotel & free car parking is available for all guests. Single Room - From £69.00 Double/Twin Room - From £79.00 Family Room - From £89.00


3 Star The Alamo Guest House The Alamo is a friendly family run Guest House, which provides traditional views of Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, as well as the University of Glasgow. This elegant 1870 Victorian building is within easy walking distance (5 - 20 minutes) of the main 3 areas of Glasgow; The West End (Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, University of Glasgow, Hunterian Museum & Gallery, Mackintosh House, Kelvin Hall, Museum of Transport, Botanical Gardens, Byres Road, Ashton Lane etc.); the Riverside (Science Centre, IMAX Cinema,

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the S.E.C.C. etc.); and The City Centre (The Maclellan Gallery, Rennie Mackintosh’s Glasgow School of Art, Willow Tea Rooms, Modern Art Gallery, George Square, the Lighthouse, Theatres etc.); Also within 2 minutes walk are some of the best restaurants, bars, cafes and pubs in Glasgow. Single Standard Room - From £49.00 Twin Standard Room - From £73.00 - £79.00 Double Standard Room - From - £65.00 - £79.00 Double En - suite Room - From £94.00 - £148.00 Family En-suite Room - From £109.00 - £148.00

The Kelvin Hotel Located in the heart of the West End, this hotel in close to all amenities and only a 10 minute walk to the University of Glasgow. It is also only 1 mile from the City Centre. Nearest rail link is Hillhead Underground. Single Standard Room - From £34.00 Single En-suite Room - From £48.00 Double / Twin Standard Room - From £58.00 Double / Twin En-suite Room - From £68.00 Family En-suite Room - From £85.00


Conference & Visitor Services Office No. 3 The Square Glasgow G12 8QQ Tel: +44 (0)141 330 5385 Fax: +44 (0)141 334 5465 Email: hotels@glasgow.ac.uk Web: www.glasgow.ac.uk/cvso

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Hotel booket updated 2011