GNWS Travel Guide for Scotland - Glasgow Hotels, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering Apartments and more.
mclays - glasgow guest houseMcLays Guest House
264/276 Renfrew Street,
Glasgow, G3 6TT
Tel: 0141 332 4796


Situated in the heart of Glasgow and is the ideal base for visiting the city centre and beyond. 81 spacious rooms, complete with satellite television, tea/coffee making facilities and telephones. Offering great value simple budget bed and breakfast accommodation.


victorian House hotel GlasgowVictorian House
212 Renfrew St,
Glasgow, G3 6TX.
Tel: 0141 332 0129


Superbly situated in a terrace of traditional town houses near Glasgow's city centre. Located in Renfrew Street, it is only a few minutes from the hustle and bustle of Glasgow. Victorian House offers over 60 well appointed hotel rooms at competitive rates.

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Situated in Lanarkshire on the west coast of Scotland, Glasgow is a vibrant, fashionable city, with a freshness and style that few other U.K cities can match. Glasgow was also voted "Coolest City in Britain" in a recent nationwide survey. Glasgow is famous for it's art & culture, and was voted European City of Culture in 1990: beating Paris, Athens & Amsterdam.

Glasgow hosted the Festival of Architecture and Design in 1999 and more recently was the European Capital of Sport 2003. Glasgow city is a major Scottish tourist attraction, with over 2 million tourists a year visiting the city to sample the wealth of tourist attractions on offer. Glasgow has internationally recognized art galleries and museums, the best shopping in the UK outside London and the best nightlife Scotland has to offer.

With over 800 bars and pubs to choose from and a massive selection of nightclubs, Friday and Saturday nights see the streets swell with people moving from one entertainment to another. Music fans will love the Glasgow's atmosphere due to the number of festivals and live gigs throughout the city. Festivals include the Celtic Connections in January, Glasgow International Jazz Festival in June/July, West End Festival in August and many more. With a wealth of cultural and entertainment options available, visitors to our fair city will find Glasgow a city to remember.

If you seek great culture, good food, entertainment and plenty of shopping Glasgow is the destination for you. Everything is within easy reach and you're never far from discovering something even more exciting than you have just experienced. A hub of nightlife, Scotland's largest city certainly feels as big as it is. Take in the fascinating history of Glasgow learning about how the city came about, the past and present living area's and much more.

Music lovers cannot only enjoy the great festivals but some of the biggest names in the music industry play out at many of Glasgow's great venues. The city is easily accessible with many train and bus stations dotted around the city centre offering very reliable public transport. Glasgow also has its own underground train station covering main points of the city centre as well as the west end.

You can rest, play, chill out and dance the night away in Glasgow, and let's face it how many cities can boast all of this and more? Glasgow is a gateway to other major cities around Scotland that can be accessed via train, bus and motorway. For more information on neighbouring and further cities please use the links on the left under "Scottish Destinations".




What to see & do in Glasgow ?

glasgow school of artArt Galleries
Glasgow has a breathtaking collection of Art Galleries presenting a wide portfolio of art, ranging from tableaux, tapestries, frescos, oils, watercolours, pottery and sculpture dating from the Ancient Egyptian period to the present day. The city's extraordinary array of galleries include the unique St Mungo's Museum of Religious Life and Art, which reveals the story of Glasgow's religious past and present and proudly exhibits Salvador Dali's world-renowned painting, Christ of St John of The Cross.


Charles Rennie Mackintosh Sites
House for an Art Lover Born in Glasgow in 1868, one of eleven children he went on to become a world-renowned artist, architect and designer. Alongside a close group of friends Mackintosh brought 'The Glasgow Style' to life in many buildings and furniture, which you can see, around the city to this day. Whichever Charles Rennie Mackintosh site you choose to visit you will not be disappointed'


Glasgow Festivals
Glasgow Festivals Glasgow's international reputation as the 'Friendly City' is reflected in the effervescent and colourful plethora of festivals and cultural events that are showcased in this vibrant metropolis each year. The City is proud of its rich cultural heritage and this is celebrated in style at prestigious events such as The Lord Provost's Procession which earmarks the 'Summer in the City' calande of events.



Museums
St. Mungo Museum of Religious Life & Art Glasgow has a Museum to suit everyone, all free admission, it is a perfect, non-expensive day out for the whole family to enjoy and explore, or simply to relax and find out more about Glasgow's history on your own. Whether you want to enjoy a trip on a tall ship, relax with a book in some stunning gardens, see some of your favourite architects work or take in a science show you will find your tastes are all catered for in one of Glasgow's many museums.


Parks and Gardens
botanic gardens Glasgow has a wonderful selection of public parks in and around the city. The choice is never ending and Glasgow has more greenery than many other European cities. You can enjoy a peaceful stroll in the West End and pop into Kelvingrove Park where there are not only beautiful walkways and views of the city but there is also a skate park and cycle routes within the grounds, and the River Kelvin is right beside this great parkland area too.


Glasgow Theatres
Pavilion Theatre in Glasgow Theatregoers will not be disappointed with Glasgow's vibrant theatre scene and the selection of great theatres, old and new, that play host to an exciting array of stage performances all year round. The Kings and The Pavilion in Glasgow both date from the early Edwardian period and have showcased variety shows, musicals and comedy for over a century. The Pavilion is one of the UK's last bastions of variety theatres and has preserved its music hall traditions.

Where to stay in Glasgow?
Looking for places to stay can be time consuming, that's why we have selected some of the best in Glasgow to make it easier for you. There is a selection of great Glasgow Accommodation lodgings, inner city and outside. Choose from Glasgow Hotels, Guest Houses, Bed and Breakfast, Self Catering Flats / Apartments.

Bed and Breakfasts, Hotels in Glasgow

acorn hotelMcQuade Hotels -
The Acorn Hotel

- Glasgow's newest 4 star boutique hotel situated in the beautiful listed Park area of the City Centre making it an excellent choice for the business and leisure traveller. You will experience the wow factor and leave with one thought in mind and that is to return.


Smiths Hotel GlasgowSmiths Hotel
Housed in an elegant Victorian terrace in Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street. Comfortable bed and breakfast accommodation at budget hotel rates in one of city’s most exclusive quarters.


Belhaven HotelThe Belhaven, West End
- A beautifully restored Victorian townhouse located in a leafy residential terrace overlooking Great Western Road and the Botanic Gardens. 3 star guest house accommodation in the west end.


ambassadorGlasgow Hotels -
The Ambassador

- A stylish Glasgow hotel with a unique location overlooking the River Kelvin, in the heart of Glasgow's fashionable West End. Recently refurbished and less than 1 mile from city centre. 3 star metro hotel.
Glasgow Airport Hotels

Budget AccommodationTravelodge Glasgow Airport
- Home to an excellent range of corporate and family rooms at affordable rates, offering patrons the perfect base for exploring the West of Scotland's breathtaking scenery.



Business HotelsRamada Glasgow Airport
- Situated 500 metres from Glasgow Airport's main terminal building, the Ramada Jarvis serves as one of Glasgow Airport's most contemporary leisure and business hotels, ideal for overnight stopovers, business trips or pleasure.


bed and breakfast Holiday Inn Express Glasgow Airport
- Only two-minutes walking distance from the main Terminal Building via a covered walkway and is the only airport hotel to provide a 'Collect and Return' service as part of its secure parking facilities.


Guest House AccommodationHoliday Inn Glasgow Airport
- Situated directly opposite the Terminal Building, The Holiday Inn combines contemporary and continental styles in each of its air-conditioned private guest rooms.