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Grand Central Hotel Glasgow


Located at Glasgow Central Station and just a short stroll from GCU, the award-winning Grand Central is an iconic hotel set within Glasgow’s shopping district. It boasts a fine restaurant, a champagne bar and free Wi-Fi.

The historic building that The Grand Central Hotel occupies dates back to 1883. The hotel has original features including the grand staircase and the magnificent Champagne Central Bar with its domed ceiling and marble floor.The stylish bedrooms all feature a plasma TV, a laptop safe and an iron.

The elegant Tempus Bar and Restaurant serves both traditional and local specialities, made from seasonal local produce as well as a varied cocktail menu. Deli Central offers fresh, light snacks in a relaxed environment.

This historic hotel has hosted stars including Frank Sinatra and Charlie Chaplin, and even features in the James Bond book, Licence Renewed. In 1927 John Logie Baird broadcast the first-ever long-distance TV pictures from a 4th-floor bedroom.Princes Square, Argyll Arcade and St. Enoch Centre are all within a 5-minute walk. Glasgow International Airport is 11.3 km away.

Holiday Inn Glasgow Theatreland


A modern hotel in the heart of Glasgow with free WiFi and easy access to GCU and city centre shops

Holiday Inn Glasgow – City Centre Theatreland hotel is less than ten minutes’ walk from both the Glasgow Queen Street and Glasgow Central railway stations. Opposite the hotel, at Buchanan Street bus station, you can catch shuttles to Glasgow Airport (GLA), nine miles away.

Enjoy shows by top musicians at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, a two-minute walk from the hotel on Buchanan Street, one of the city’s main shopping hubs. Laugh along to comedy and tap your feet to musicals at the King’s Theatre, Pavilion Theatre and Theatre Royal, all a short stroll away. The SEE Hydro is less than two miles away and easily accessed by public transport.

Relax over a delicious Mediterranean dinner in the hotel’s chic, brasserie-style restaurant and bar, which also serves breakfast and lunch. Kids stay and eat free when sharing rooms with adults. You can keep up with email using the free WiFi. If you’re travelling by car take advantage of discounted parking in Concert Square Car Park across the street from the hotel.

For the ease of delegates, we have also included links to hotel accommodation in the city. Reservations will need to be made directly with the hostel.