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Best Hotels for Business Travel Glasgow

Following years of strategic investment into Glasgow’s cultural and sports scene, the city is today recognised as a leading events destination across the UK. As a reflection of its impressive status, the Glasgow hotel market has recently welcomed a variety of quality venues for corporate and leisure events.

In 2018, the Glasgow hotel sector grew at eight times the UK average, with the average cost for an overnight stay increasing by 7.5% and occupancy rates increasing to 79.1%.

Over the past five years the city has opened 17 new hotel properties, with another 26 properties currently in the final planning stage. Looking ahead, 60 new projects are expected to open over the next five years, adding 7,608 rooms to the market. 

Specifically, growth is expected around the Pacific Quay and the SECC Waterfront area, as the area hosts a number of key venues including the SEC, Glasgow Science Centre and IMAX.

With a booming industry seeing heightened demand, the city’s growth demonstrates the importance of implementing a preferred hotel programme, ensuring an affordable rate for business travellers and last room rate availability.

Below we list five of our top picks for business travel in Scotland’s largest city:

 

Village Hotel Glasgow

Surrounded by some of the UK’s trendiest bars, restaurants and gig venues, Village Hotel Glasgow promises more than your average business travel experience. The neighbourhood’s electric vibe is encapsulated in its stylish guest rooms and suite of 16 fully-equipped meeting rooms. You can also find variety of dining spaces onsite and a state-of-art fitness centre offering fully-qualified staff and fitness classes.

7 Festival Gate, Glasgow, G51 1DB

👍 Free Wi-Fi      👍 Meeting Facilities      👍 Fitness Centre       👍 Parking      👍 Laundry Facilities

Village Hotel Glasgow

 

Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel

Combining the elegance of a 19th century Georgian townhouse with the efficiency of modern amenities, Kimpton Blythswood Square Hotel is a stunning choice for business travellers looking for something out of the ordinary. The garden surroundings provide serenity without compromising on a central city location, and with onsite fitness facilities and six flexible meeting spaces there’s everything you need to keep you on track.

11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow G2 4AD

👍  Free Wi-Fi      👍 Meeting Facilities     👍  Fitness Centre      👍 Parking      👍 Laundry Facilities

Kimpton Glasgow

 

Hilton Glasgow

Whether you’re attending an event at the SEC, or looking for somewhere to host a meeting onsite, the Hilton Glasgow’s central location and extensive events space caters to guests with all kinds of itineraries. In addition to all the necessities, the hotel offers luxurious rooms with impressive views of the city and three onsite dining experiences to suit every palate.

1 William Street, Glasgow, G3 8HT, United Kingdom

👍 Meeting Facilities    👍 Fitness Centre    👍 Parking    👍 Laundry Facilities

Hilton Glasgow

 

Hotel Indigo

Built within a 19th-century power station, Hotel Indigo is located in one of Glasgow’s most vibrant neighbourhoods loved by the city’s creative scene. While there is no onsite meeting facilitates, the hotel’s prime location and connection to transport makes it easy to get to and from any of Glasgow’s impressive venues. There is also an onsite restaurant and cocktail lounge for entertaining guests closer to home.

75 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G2 7DA, United Kingdom

👍 Free Wi-Fi     👍 Fitness Centre    👍 Laundry Facilities

Hotel Indigo Glasgow

 

Jurys Inn

For travellers arriving by train, Jurys Inn’s convenient Jamaica Street location sits a 10-minute walk from Glasgow Central, Queen Street and Argyle Street stations. The hotel’s 10 meeting rooms have capacity for up to 110 delegates, with dedicated event staff to make sure things run smoothly.

80 Jamaica Street, Glasgow, G1 4QG

👍 Free Wi-Fi     👍 Meeting Facilities     👍 Laundry Facilities

Jurys Inn Glasgow

 

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