Experience the wonders of Scotland from our Glasgow hotel
Explore Scotland's vibrant and most expansive city, Glasgow. Dive into its culture-rich heart from the stylish surroundings of this contemporary city-center hotel, just opposite from the Central Railway Station. The iconic Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow offers easy access to all of the city's major transport links, famous shopping destinations, the Scottish Exhibition, and Conference Centre and the SSE Hydro. It's the perfect choice for urban adventure-seekers.
From fitness to business
Opened in 2002 and designed by pioneering Glasgow-based architects Gordon Murray and Alan Dunlop, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow is a striking building, known for its sculptural copper wall that runs down Argyle Street. Choose from any of its carefully created rooms and suites and enjoy first-class amenities such as free Wi-Fi plus bathrobes and slippers. Guests also receive complimentary access to the neighboring Sports Direct Fitness. Enjoy fantastic wellness and fitness facilities, including a swimming pool and sauna.
This Radisson Blu is well situated for business, too. The hotel's exceptional meeting facilities are some of the best in the city. Hold an event for up to 800 people in one of 15 dedicated meeting rooms, most with natural daylight.
To eat and drink
Take time to sample the creative fare of the on-site eatery. Gahamston Kitchen offers a taste of British fare with a sumptuous selection of specialty dishes. Enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of our on-site bar, Grahamston, where you can savor perfectly poured cocktails, wine, and beer.
Conveniently location in the heart of Glasgow, adjacent to train and bus links and just 13.4 kilometers from Glasgow Airport, the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow is the ideal location for your next event. Allow our specially trained meeting and events team, to assist in planning your next event whether it's a gala dinner for 500, or a small boardmeeting for eight people. The first level of the hotel is a dedicated meeting and events floor with 16 air-conditioned rooms—most having natural daylight.
With a modern interpretation of classic Scottish fare, the Grahamston Kitchen offers sumptuous dishes using locally sourced ingredients. It also hosts our hearty breakfast buffet offering a wide variety of seasonal and continental options. Our two bars, the Grahamston Bar and Collage Corner Bar, have unique ambience where you can enjoy a fine selection of drinks and snacks. We also offer 24-hour room service with a special in-room pizza menu.
The central location of the Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow is perfect for both business and holiday travellers. It's near to art galleries, museums, shopping areas and business districts. Enjoy a thrilling night on the town by visiting the array of bars and restaurants in the area, and take your pick of the following attractions: Visit Scotland's jewellery hub. This beautiful Grade A-listed arcade was built in 1827 and is now home to more than 30 jewellers and diamond merchants selling contemporary and antique designs. Tucked away from Glasgow's main shopping street, The Lighthouse is Scotland's Centre for Design and Architecture, and hosts a vibrant programme of exhibitions and events. In a city known for its shopping, Princes Square is certainly the most glamorous destination. Browse its designer boutiques or enjoy first class food and drink in its stunning, spacious interior. Named after Buchannan Street, Glasgow's main shopping street, this stylish precinct is the best place to find the biggest high street stores. Housed in a neoclassical building in the heart of the city centre, GoMA is the base for the city's modern art collections and hosts regularly changing exhibitions. A Glasgow legend since 1990, this live music venue is famously the place where Oasis were signed. The small, intimate gig space is a must-visit for music fans. This neighbourhood was once Glasgow's trading centre. Today the beautiful 18th century buildings are home to the coolest bars, clubs, restaurants and boutiques in the city. Recognisable by the iconic Tron Kirk spire, this medium-sized theatre has a thriving reputation for producing new work in-house, or presenting great touring productions. Formerly a dance hall, Glasgow Barrowland Ballroom is now a fabulous music venue, known for its great sound system, unique atmosphere and the vast, kitsch neon sign on its façade. The famous Barras Market sits underneath the ballroom. It has been operating in Glasgow's east end since the early twentieth century and is now a major street and indoor weekend market. Glasgow Green is the lungs of the city. Situated to the east of the city centre, this relaxing green space is the oldest of Glasgow's many parks and home to the People's Palace and Winter Gardens – a museum and glasshouse. Cinema going is a popular pastime in Glasgow, and there's nowhere better to check out new films and old classics then Glasgow Film Theatre, a beautiful, art deco cinema, purpose built in 1939. Take a tour around Glasgow School of Art, just one of the city's iconic buildings designed by hugely influential Scottish architect, designer and artist, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. This breathtaking Victorian cemetery covers 37 acres of slow rise just outside the city centre. Its ornate monuments create a striking backdrop to Glasgow Cathedral and it is a popular tourist spot. Also known as St. Mungo's Cathedral, this beautiful medieval kirk is a wonderful place to view traditional architecture, or enjoy regular recitals and services. ‘The Hydro' is a contemporary events arena, known for hosting international concerts, sporting events and tours. The striking red sandstone building, which sits to the side of Kelvingrove Park, is the most popular free-to-enter-visitor attraction in Scotland. It houses major art and natural history collections. These beautiful gardens, in the heart of the city's vibrant west end, contain beautiful glasshouses and a popular tearoom. In the summer months, you can watch open-air Shakespeare productions here. Scotland's national stadium is the home of football. Take a trip over the river for Scottish cup and international football fixtures, plus major international music concerts. Visit this unique and elaborate residential villa, constructed in the nineteenth century by renowned Scottish architect Alexander ‘Greek' Thomson.
Stay in style and conveniently close to Glasgow's main attractions. The Radisson Blu Hotel, Glasgow is located a few steps away from Glasgow Central Railway Station, so if you're arriving by train, getting to the hotel is simple. It also makes exploring more of Scotland's gems that much easier. Should you wish to attend the Edinburgh festivals, the journey is just an hour and trains leave Queen Street Station every 15 minutes. The hotel's location in the International Financial Services District makes it the perfect accommodation for business travelers, offering both comfort and convenience.
Car parking is available nearby at NCP Oswald Street at a discounted rate from hotel reception (includes 1 journey in and out). Valet parking is available for an additional fee.
From Glasgow Airport
Take the Airport Express to the Waterloo Lane stop. You'll be just 350 meters from the hotel.By taxi:
Travel to the hotel by taxi takes about 20 minutes. The airport is about 14km from the hotel via M8.By car:
Exit the M8 at Junction 18: City Centre. Continue along Bothwell Street at the traffic lights. At the next set of lights turn right onto Wellington Street. Continue down Wellington Street straight through the next two sets of lights onto Robertson Street (the side of the hotel). Arriving at the next set of lights, turn left onto Broomielaw and then left again at the next lights onto Oswald Street. You will see the hotel on your left. Turn left at the lights onto Argyle Street to arrive at the front of the hotel.
From Glasgow Central Station
The hotel is located on Argyle St just a few steps away from Glasgow Central station.
From Buchanan Bus Station
The hotel is only a 1.1-kilometer walk from Buchanan Bus Station, via W Nile St.
From Glasgow Queen Street train station
It's only a 900-meter walk from Glasgow Queen Street to the hotel. The easiest route is typically Buchanan St to Argyle St.