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The Principal Blythswood Square Hotel

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Europe › Scotland › Glasgow › City Center
Location Details
Blythswood Square has been a prestigious address since the early 19th century. Overlooking a private garden square, the hotel's Georgian townhouses were originally home to wealthy merchants and were later turned into the club headquarters for The Royal Scottish Automobile Club.
General Information
Blythswood Square Hotel is one of Glasgow’s best-established and luxurious hotels, and the only one with an AA five-star accreditation. Widely acclaimed for its exceptional service, and winner of Hotel Manager of the Year at the 2017 Scottish Hotel Awards, the hotel also includes a grand-floor restaurant and first-floor bar (the Salon). Blythswood Square Hotel offers luxurious guestrooms and suites to an award-winning spa and is also a wonderful destination for weddings, celebrations and conferences, with a collection of exceptional event suites for any occasion.

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Room Details

Deluxe Rooms allow you to unwind in a spacious and luxuriously appointed guestroom. Enjoy the best of both worlds with classic touches like marble baths and modern necessities like complimentary Wi-Fi access and a flat-screen TV.

Suite Details

Junior Suites offer open-plan and feature a lounge and dining area, giving guests space to stretch out and relax. Thoughtfully decorated, with Harris Tweed fabrics and Egyptian Cotton, these suites also come with marble bathrooms and carefully considered finishing touches.
Executive Suites feature a separate lounge and dining area with plenty of space in which to settle down and make yourself at home. Thoughtfully decorated, with Harris Tweed fabrics and Egyptian Cotton, these suites also come with marble bathrooms and carefully considered finishing touches including fresh flowers, and magazines.
Penthouse Suite is a stunning, two-bedroom penthouse apartment with its own, private lift and entrance. Designed by Jim Hamilton of Graven Images, the penthouse includes a master bedroom with wet room and sunken ‘spa’ bathtub; a walk-in wardrobe; media lounge with views across the city; a dining room that seats up to 10 guests, with adjacent kitchen; and a private roof garden. The second double bedroom can be twinned, and has an en suite shower room.


The Restaurant at Blythswood Square features vibrant décor that reflects the history of the former RSAC ballroom, with private booths, classic Harris Tweed furnishings, and rich details creating a unique setting for all occasions.
The Salon rated by Class magazine as one of “the best bars in the world,” serves up inventive cocktails and provides a wide selection of beer, wine, and spirits. Lounge in Harris Tweed chairs while sipping a morning coffee or enjoy afternoon tea overlooking the classic gardens in Blythswood Square. The Salon is the ideal location for experiencing Glasgow’s thriving city center and exciting nightlife. From sharing plates to satisfying sandwiches, The Salon offers lighter fare and is perfectly suited for snacking and socializing.


Feel refreshed and rejuvenated in the 10,000-square-foot spa facility incorporating nine luxury treatment rooms, a thermal suite, two relaxation pools, a lounge and café area, plus several additional relaxing guest areas. They also offer a range of luxurious, sophisticated and holistic face and body treatments each have been individually designed for guests.


At the gym, enjoy a range of cardiovascular and resistance training equipment in an environment that is welcoming for all levels of fitness, including a rowing machine, cross-trainer, free weights, and more.

Other Information

The Principal Blythswood Square Hotel, Glasgow has six flexible modern spaces to set the tone for meetings, conferences and events alike, in the heart of Glasgow. Each named in honor of the hotel's storied past of the Royal Scottish Automobile Club, the event suites blend rich wood paneling with contemporary furnishings, and all offer views over the leafy Blythswood Square. Although each space may evoke a sense of the past, they all come with the latest technology. Enjoy ease of planning with a dedicated event manager and a range of food and drink options that showcases the best of local, seasonal fare.

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