Modern high rise hotel located on the banks of the River Clyde
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow towers above its surrounding offering a spectacular view of the city. Situated next to the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) it also provides easy access to the majority of the citys attractions and events.
Just 15 minutes drive from Glasgow International Airport, this 4-star establishment is a popular destination for those flying into the Scottish city and those looking to attend an event at the SECC. A close proximity to several of Glasgows railway stations means that many of Scotland and Englands other towns and cities are readily accessible.
The hotels 282 rooms all include the usual hotel amenities. Guests can expect satellite television with on-demand movies, internet access, telephone with answering service, and well as a minibar. Each en-suite bathroom includes bathtub and bathrobe. Air conditioning and double glazing ensure that the room is cool during the summer and warm during the winter. Other useful extras include free morning newspapers, hairdryer, iron, stereo, and trouser press. A work desk with lamp is also provided and proves useful for those attending the SECC on business.
Its not only the SECC which is a popular venue for businesses. The hotel itself contains a number of rooms that can be utilised as meeting and conference rooms. Housed in a dedicated conference wing, these rooms can entertain up to 800 people, and with some of the finest state-of-the-art audio and visual equipment, they can prove beyond professional for many. A fully-versed coordinator will make sure you get the most out of this.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow also houses One restaurant, where guests can feast themselves on a number of fine dishes including Scottish favourites haggis and smoked salmon. A buffet breakfast is also served each morning. Elsewhere, the Quarterdeck Lounge and Bar offers a less formal atmosphere. Its menu of light snacks and extensive drinks selection make it an ideal place to meet friends and colleagues, or enjoy a quiet nightcap. Its also perfectly positioned for a pre-concert drink. A further bar, located on the fifteenth floor, is exclusive to guests staying in Club rooms and offers complimentary refreshments.
As well as all of this, the hotel also features a health and fitness centre that incorporates an indoor swimming pool, sauna, gymnasium, whirlpool, and steam room.
Away from the hotel, the city of Glasgow has much to offer. Visitors can enjoy a stroll along the banks of the River Clyde, which many hotel rooms look out upon, where there is a number of cafs, restaurants, and bars to spend some time at. The city centre itself features some fantastic shopping, whilst a number of museums will keep those that prefer membership cards to credit cards occupied.
The Crowne Plaza Hotel Glasgow is very close to Ibrox Stadium, home to Glasgow Rangers football club, historically one of the premier Scottish teams. Those willing to travel a little further afield might like to visit Braehead where children and adults can enjoy X-scape, a winter sports complex, or watch the Braehead Clan, a professional Ice Hockey team in the Elite League.