The historic building has been transformed into a luxury hotel and spa, retaining some original architectural features, such as marble fireplaces, wood panelling and lofty, ornate ceilings, and against this aristocratic backdrop a sympathetic, rich, textural design has been applied. The building dates from 1823 and was previously the home of the Royal Scottish Automobile Club. In addition to a reception area with 24-hour reception and check-out services, a hotel safe and lift access, facilities available to guests at this 93-room spa complex include a bar, restaurant, conference facilities and WLAN Internet access. Guests can also take advantage of room and laundry services for an additional fee.
This landmark property commands one side of Blythswood Square, a quiet, green space in the centre of Glasgow city. The tourist centre of Glasgow is approximately a 5-minute walk from the establishment.
The design and layout of all hotel rooms has been carefully planned to ensure guests have a pleasant stay. Each room provides guests with a unique accommodation experience with many of the in-room features being the first to be found in Glasgow. Guests can expect to find anything from four-poster beds to hand-crafted Italian marble baths and showers, not forgetting the latest in-room mobile technology, such as a direct dial telephone and Internet access. In addition to a private bathroom with a bathtub/shower and a hairdryer, other in-room amenities available to guests include a satellite/cable TV, radio, hifi system, minibar and tea and coffee making facilities. Furthermore, accommodation units come with an iron and ironing board, individually regulated air conditioning and heating units and a safe. A balcony or terrace is an additional standard feature.
The spa covers an area of 10,000 square feet and incorporates 9 luxury treatment rooms, a thermal suite with a range of experiences, including a hot tub and sauna. Other facilities include two relaxation pools, a rasul mud chamber, a relaxing lounge and café area, as well as several additional relaxation areas. It is a calming and understated space with wellness as the key focus. Guests can also take advantage of relaxing massage treatments and rejuvenating spa packages.
A continental breakfast buffet is served each morning. Lunch and dinner can be enjoyed à la carte or selected from menu options.
The hotel accepts American Express, MasterCard and VISA payments.
Travelling from Glasgow Airport, head north toward St. Andrew's Drive. Continue straight onto White Cart Road. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Sanderling Road. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit toward Edinburgh/M8/Glasgow. Turn right at St Andrew's Drive West. Take a slight right to merge onto M8. Take the exit toward Clydebank/A198/Anderston. Keep left at the fork to continue toward Pitt Street. Turn left at Pitt Street. Turn right at West George Street. Turn left at Blythswood Square.
Direct dial telephone
Satellite cable TV
HiFi stereo system
Iron and board
King size bed