Upscale hotel welcomes guests after £11 million refurbishmentDoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, officially opened its doors on the 28th of September 2016. The hotel, owned and managed by Amaris Hospitality, is located on Cambridge Street in the city centre and offers close proximity to a number of top attractions, including the SSE Hydro arena, Glasgow City Chambers and the iconic Glasgow Cathedral.
Having undergone an extensive £11 million refurbishment, this sophisticated hotel is home to world-class conference facilities including Scotland’s largest hotel meeting space, The Grand Ballroom. A further 12 meeting spaces are also available on site, all with natural daylight, air-conditioning and state-of-the-art equipment.
The Grand Ballroom can accommodate up to 1,500 attendees, making it the perfect space for large events, conferences and weddings. At 11,349 square feet, the Grand Ballroom has enough space to accommodate a vehicle inside; perfect for high-end gala auctions, charity dinners or product launches. In the past it has hosted prestigious events such as The Lord Provost’s Robbie Burns Supper and The Ben Dinner.
Executive Chef Billy Campbell presides over event and conference catering needs, often crafting meals for 1,000 events guests on a daily basis. Having been named Scottish Banqueting Chef of the Year four years in a row, Billy works with a bespoke approach. Rather than a set “banqueting menu”, Billy meets with each of his banquet clients and works with them to devise the perfect menu the style of their event, guests and budget.
Says Craig Campbell, General Manager: “Our meetings and events rooms are very flexible and offer modern meeting technology with contemporary comfort. Our Robert Burns Suite can be made into three different, convenient layouts and The Grand Ballroom takes pride of place as our largest and most glamorous space. Our staff strive to offer superb and professional service making us the perfect choice for your meeting or event in Glasgow.”
DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central also offers 300 modern guest rooms, including three fully equipped suites ideal for families or long-term stays. Rooms include complimentary WiFi, a 40-inch LCD TV, work desk, and 24-hour room service. Guests can also upgrade to an executive room and enjoy access to the fantastic Executive Lounge, offering complimentary continental breakfast and evening refreshments.
Guests can also unwind and refresh at the hotel’s Juvenate Health & Leisure Club which includes a heated pool, sauna and steam rooms. A fully equipped fitness centre with cardio equipment, resistance machines and weights is also available.
The hotel’s restaurant, Brisket, offers another space for guests to relax. Available for breakfast and dinner, the new eatery provides a range of European and British foods. The Cask bar is also available on site and offers a unique selection of local and international craft beers and fine wines in a stylish setting.
DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central is located at Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN, United Kingdom. The hotel offers great airport transport links and is within 14 kilometres of Glasgow International Airport, which offers flights to over 100 destinations.