Glasgow Group Accommodation – Stag and Hen Weekends

Here at www.hotels.tv/Glasgow we often cater for Group hotel bookings. You know, the bookings that the mass-market online travel agents don’t make easy to do. Typically we take the hassle out of the booking process in the most simple way – you tell us what you want and we find it for you! There, you can’t get any more straightforward than that! So, what types of groups do we work with? Read on to find out…….

Don't be shy - you can tell us you're part of a Stag or Hen Group!

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Hotels near SECC Glasgow

Anyone not familiar with the whereabouts of Glasgow’s premier conference and exhibition centre, the SECC, may wonder where the best hotel accommodation is nearby.

Do you know where this is and how to get there?

 

 

 

If you’re visiting the city for a conference, a concert or an exhibition Hotels.tv/Glasgow has put together a selection of accommodation we’re happy to recommend. This can be found here:  http://www.hotels.tv/hotels_near_SECC_Glasgow-hotels/. The site is packed full of useful information which we update regularly and which you will find unbeatable as a one-stop-shop of information. The hotels we have featured all offer unique experiences, and we are confident you will find one that meets your needs exactly. If you are unsure of what’s available and want to talk to a local independent hotel expert, just call 05602 892974 or 07515 330836 and I’ll be happy to help you book. In addition to that very personal service we’ve also included an extended information section, including the following:

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Client Review of Glasgow Hotel

It’s not often that a client feeds back positively about their experience – usually any feedback tends to be “constructive” or at worst “damning” or “negative”! However I am happy to report that here at www.hotels.tv/glasgow we have received positive feedback from a client we helped find a Glasgow hotel for a weekend away. This is how it worked:

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Ideal Home Show Scotland Hotels

Visitors come from far and wide to see the Ideal Home Show Scotland at Glasgow’s SECC. And why wouldn’t they, with everything you’d need to know about upgrading your home as well as plenty for all the family to do and see. If you consider that moving home is up there as one of the most stressful things you can do it makes sense to upgrade the home you’re in if possible rather than sell and move on! So, if you’re visiting the Ideal Home Show Scotland 2012 between 2nd and 5th June and need somewhere to stay, how do you decide which Glasgow hotel to stay in?

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Hotels Near SECC Glasgow

Have you ever wondered what it’s like to try to find suitable accommodation near Glasgow’s SECC for a big event or conference? What are the   options? Well, there are easy options associated with that venue, but the choice is limited. There are more difficult and time consuming options searching through the booking agents, but generally they are for hotels only. Even if you do find a hotel of your choice, what about the other stuff you need to know? What do I mean?

Glasgow's Famous "Armadillo"

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5 Star Hotel in Glasgow – Blytheswood Square

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Blythswood Square, a 5 star spa hotel in Glasgow, houses 100 guest rooms including a penthouse, perfect for a special occasion, complete with its own private lift and terrace area.

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Blythswood Square promises not to disappoint when is comes to luxury accommodation in Scotland. The hotel has 93 luxury rooms, 6 individually appointed suites as well as Glasgow’s most luxurious Penthouse.

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Formerly the RSAC’s ballroom, Restaurant at Blythswood Square is no ordinary city centre hotel restaurant. This 120-cover restaurant and cocktail bar impresses with its high ceilings and grand dimensions. The atmosphere is fun and relaxed. The Salon, a 35 metre lounge located on the first floor of the hotel, is the new place to meet when in Glasgow’s city centre. With comfortable sofas, luxurious fabrics and great views, The Salon is an ideal place to meet friends or colleagues whilst enjoying freshly brewed coffee, specially blended teas or for a real treat why not indulge in the finest champagnes or even a whisky or 2!

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The atmosphere in the bar at the Blythswood Square luxury hotel in Glasgow is fun and relaxed, a place to enjoy a morning coffee, a glass of wine after work or inventive cocktails with friends on a night out.

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Maintaining firm links to the historical past of Blythswood Square, the private dining and events suites are the most stylish areas to hire for your corporate conference, meeting or other event in Glasgow.

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Blythswood Square’s Monte Carlo suite will provide a wonderfully wedding venue location for your big day, accommodating up to 80 guests for the wedding breakfast and a further 40 for evening receptions. Natural wooden floors, rich wood panelling and luxurious fabrics create a glamorous setting for your wedding.

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The Blythswood Square Hotel is located right in the Glasgow city centre. Glasgow Central station is approximately 3 minutes by taxi from the hotel .

Hotels.tv are delighted to offer all types and ranges of hotels in Glasgow to suit your needs.  Whether booking a late room in Glasgow or a late deal for a Glasgow Hotel we will be delighted to manage your booking.   Blytheswood Square offers a truly unique experience, one which will never be forgotten!

If you searching for a 5 star hotel in Glasgow look no further than Blytheswood Square.

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Glasgow Hotel Review – The Merchant City Inn

www.hotels.tv/Glasgow is delighted to bring you another Glasgow hotel review – in the spotlight this time is the Merchant City Inn, 52 Virginia Street, Glasgow G1 1TY. Its location is in the heart of Glasgow City centre,

Wooden floors and basic rooms at the Merchant City Inn

 

We’ve had access to the Merchant City Inn and met its Manager, Janice Joyes, to understand directly from her what this hotel is all about. We’ve also been on a tour of its facilities and rooms and bring you the inside track on the standard you can expect when you go to stay there on our website www.hotels.tv/glasgow. But first here, a quick summary of the main points we took in during our visit and a score out of 100 for the Merchant City Inn, a budget Glasgow Hotel:

Criteria Comments Score out of 10
Location In the heart of Glasgow’s Merchant City, ideal for city centre visitors. 8
First Impression – decor Impressive exterior courtyard, small entrance but a roomy and adequate Reception area 6
First Impression – welcome Friendly helpful staff 8
Hotel Cleanliness Excellent throughout – the whole hotel was fresh and clean 9
Business Facilities None – this is a bed and breakfast establishment n/a
Rooms Basic but clean. Ensuites are in need of refreshing though. 5
Restaurant/Bar Lovely basement restaurant serving continental and cooked breakfast only 7
Things we like Basement restaurant, basic but clean accommodation, location in city centre, the spiral staircase 8
Things you might not know The building used to be a tobacco warehouse 300 years ago! n/a
Things we don’t like Close to city centre night clubs, so can be noisy. 5
Total Situated in the heart of Glasgow city centre, basic but clean budget accommodation. 56

The entrance is part of a turret!

 

So there you are, an 56% score for the Merchant City Inn, reflective of its lack of business facilities and basic accommodation rather than anything particularly negative!

 

Have you stayed in the Merchant City Inn? Do you agree with the scores and views expressed above? If so I’d love to hear from you to share your views and opinions!

Remember, for the in-depth review, and more “things you didn’t know” visit www.hotels.tv/glasgow, where you’ll find information unique to www.hotels.tv and not available anywhere else!

Some of it will raise your eyebrows and some will make you want to book directly via www.hotels.tv/glasgow

 

The Merchant City Inn, a budget Glasgow Hotel. Hotels.tv in Glasgow. Call us now for free booking service. Take a look then book with us

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Glynhill Hotel and Leisure Club – Glasgow Hotels Reviews

www.hotels.tv/Glasgow is delighted to bring you another Glasgow hotel review - in the spotlight this time is the Glynhill Hotel and Leisure Club in Paisley Road, Renfrew. Its location is just about 5 miles west of Glasgow City centre, and it’s less than 2 miles from Glasgow airport and 5 minutes from Breahead Shopping Centre.

We’ve had access to the hotel and met with its Sales and Marketing Director, to understand directly from her what this hotel is all about. We’ve also been on a tour of its facilities and rooms and bring you the inside track on the standard you can expect when you go to stay there on our website www.hotels.tv/glasgow. But first here, a quick summary of the main points we took in during our visit and a score out of 100 for the hotel:

Criteria Comments Score out of 10
Location 5 miles from the city centre, so not for those wanting to enjoy the delights of Glasgow on foot, however ideal for those returning from holiday or on business and needing a quick getaway from Glasgow airport 6
First Impression – decor Scruffy main entrance, gets better in the Reception area 6
First Impression – welcome Friendly helpful staff 10
Hotel Cleanliness Excellent throughout – the whole hotel was fresh and clean 9
Business Facilities Plenty of space, all IT-friendly and very flexible meeting rooms 9
Rooms Good standard and choice of room types. Good for those wanting a good standard but not the “square” room types” 8
Restaurant Choice of 2 restaurants, a Carvery/Grill and a Bistro/Gourmet offers something for everyone. Plenty space too. 8
Bar Choice of 2 bars, Harry’s Bar and the Cocktail Bar, open until the last resident retires to bed! 9
Things you might not know Many of the world’s finest Pipe Bands stay here for the annual World Pipe Band Chanpionships! This backs up the fact that the hotel is excellent for groups! 8
Unique Selling Point Close to Glasgow Airport and Braehead Shopping Centre, ideal if you want somewhere outside the city centre with all the facilities 8
Total Uniquely situated and a good 4* standard hotel and leisure club. 81

 

So there you are, an 81% score for the Glynhill Hotel and Leisure Club! Top score so far!

The Cocktail Bar

Have you stayed in the Glynhill Hotel and Leisure Club in Renfrew? Do you agree with the scores and views expressed above? If so I’d love to hear from you to share your views and opinions!

Remember, for the in-depth review, and more “things you didn’t know” visit www.hotels.tv/glasgow, where you’ll find information unique to www.hotels.tv and not available anywhere else!

Some of it will raise your eyebrows and some will make you want to book directly via www.hotels.tv/glasgow

 

The Glynhill Hotel and Leisure Club. Hotels.tv in Glasgow. Call us now for free booking service. Take a look then book with us

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GLASGOW ABODE HOTEL

www.hotels.tv/Glasgow is delighted to bring you another Glasgow hotel review – up this time is the aBode Hotel in Glasgow’s Bath Street. In fact it would be more accurate to call it the BaBy aBode Hotel after its recent rebranding!

aBode Hotel Glasgow Fabulous Suite
How about this for a room?

We’ve had access to the hotel and met with its Sales Executive, Laura Osborne, to understand directly from her what this hotel is all about. We’ve also been on a tour of its facilities and rooms and bring you the inside track on the standard you can expect when you go to stay there on our website www.hotels.tv/glasgow. But first here, a quick summary of the main points we took in during our visit and a score out of 100 for the hotel:

Criteria Comments Score out of 10
Location Just away from the city centre but close enough to be able to walk to restaurants, theatres and pubs 8
First Impression – decor Small entrance, tiled and with feature antique lift! 8
First Impression – welcome Friendly helpful staff 8
Hotel Cleanliness Excellent throughout – the lift was being polished as I visited! 8
Business Facilities Limited meeting rooms, but ideal for team meetings. Flexible layout and one room has its own private bar for events/team bonding 7
Rooms Recently renovated (2009) and upgraded, fresh, good standard for class. Massive windows and quirky designs make this as far away from the box-like standards as you can get! 9
Restaurant Now residents-only and limited in its offers. Not open to non-residents. 6
Bar No bar as such but combined space with the residents’ restaurant 5
Things you might not know The feature antique lift is one of only two in Glasgow. Every room has a new Vi-Spring bed - top-of-the-range mattresses that retail at over £2000! 9
Unique Selling Point Massive windows in every room, and every room is different! 8
Total A unique style and ideally placed for visitors to the city 76

 

So there you are, a 76% score for the BaBy aBode Hotel in Glasgow’s Bath Street! Top score so far!

BaBy Abode Hotel Glasgow Assembly Meeting Room
The Asembly Meeting Room at The BaBy aBode Hotel in Glasgow

Have you stayed in the BaBy aBode Hotel in Glasgow? Do you agree with the scores and views expressed above? If so I’d love to hear from you to share your views and opinions!

Remember, for the in-depth review, and more “things you didn’t know” visit www.hotels.tv/glasgow, where you’ll find information unique to www.hotels.tv and not available anywhere else!

Some of it will raise your eyebrows and some will make you want to book directly via www.hotels.tv/glasgow

 

Glasgow Abode Hotel.  Hotels.tv in Glasgow.  Call us now for free service.  Take a look then book with us

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