The Ambassador Hotel Glasgow; a scenic luxury retreat hidden in nature
Considered a home away from home by many return guests, the Ambassador Hotel is a cozy 3-star accommodation located in the heart of Scotlands capital city. Youll find the Ambassador overlooking the colorful botanical gardens in the always hip and trendy west end part of town filled with plenty of fine dining restaurants, brand name shops, bars and hot night spots. The hotel has been built into an old early 19th century Georgian town house and still exudes a rich classical feel, while the inside has a more modern twist that gives it an original appeal. The interior mixes old styled classic curved ceilings and antique furniture with deep blood red carpeting, original wall paintings and a clever mixture of natural and synthetic mood lighting.
There are 26 different guest rooms to choose from including the single, double, triple, twin and quad rooms all fully furnished with a selection of aesthetically pleasing furniture and various amenities, such as a large color television with satellite channels, a clock radio, complimentary toiletries, an IDD telephone, a hairdryer, an in-room safe, a refrigerator, tea/coffee making facilities and a trouser press. All rooms are non-smoking and come with a free WIFI internet connection; there is also a room service menu, only available at certain times of the day.
The front desk is open 24-hours a day for early and late check-ins, they also offer a free security box for valuables and will help guests with laundry and wakeup calls if required. For guests who plan on driving there is an on-site car park which can be used for free, also those who need transportation organized the hotel can help arrange a taxi to and from any location in Glasgows city center.
In terms of dining options the Ambassador Hotel does not have an on-site restaurant for meals, although it does prepare light snacks and beverages that can be delivered to your room at certain times. Fortunately the town is a few minutes walk away and has a wide variety of restaurants, cafes and convenience stores open at all hours of the day and night.
If youre planning to stay in Glasgow for a while, youll be happy to know that the Ambassador Hotel is conveniently situated in the center of all the action, with plenty of things to see and do within meters of the main entrance. For example, just across the road is the fabulously scenic Botanic Gardens which is open at most times of the day, allowing visitors a peaceful place to retreat to on a lazy Sunday afternoon. Theres also Kelvin Groves - Art gallery and museum with its fantastic collection of art and artifacts housed within an architecturally beautiful building. Alternatively for those looking to let loose and get social, a stroll down Ashton Lane is a must, as it is home to a wide range of popular local bars as well as a host of street performers and market stalls giving you plenty to see and do.