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Virgin Hotels Glasgow opens and your sports group can book now through

Paint the town red and stay at this iconic Clydeside location

Another hotel has been added to the list of accommodation to choose from when staying in Glasgow as Virgin Hotels Glasgow is the latest to be added onto

There’s numerous sporting venues in the city including Ibrox, Parkhead, Hampden, Emirates Arena, Sir Chris Hoy Velodrome, Scotstoun, Ashfield Stadium, OVO Hydro and Kelvin Hall International Sports Arena which covers a variety of sports like football, rugby, cycling and more, so let us take away the strain of finding a decent – and decently-priced – hotel or other accommodation near the venue.

Situated in Clyde Street upon the banks of the city’s iconic river Clyde, this hotel pays homage to Glasgow’s rich cultural history in its design. This is the second Virgin Hotel in the UK with the only other one in Edinburgh.


  • Features 240 Chambers and Grand Chamber Suites;
  • Virgin Hotel’s iconic flagship Commons Club Restaurant & Highyard Mezzanine offer contemporary menus that deliver impeccable Scottish produce with an imaginative flair.
  • With its retractable roof, Highyard is destined to become the new go-to spot for Glasgow’s buzzing social scene, allowing guests to bask in the warm sunshine whilst enjoying brunch or a cocktail under a starlit sky. Better yet, the Highyard terrace has been fitted with two living walls, making it feel like a true urban jungle retreat


  • The hotel’s location is perfect for visiting sports teams and groups.  The hotel is located in the city centre as well as on the Clydeside, placing it in a perfect location for various nearby sporting venues
  • Twin bedded rooms are available
  • The dynamic Bonnie and Clyde meeting and event spaces
  • The Shag Room is perfect space for private gatherings and intimate social occasions
  • Multiple dining and drinking outlets including Commons Club,
  • Wood-sliding doors separate the sleep and relaxation lounge from the dressing area in every room, giving guests optimal privacy.
  • The dressing room features a stand-alone vanity unit with a mounted illuminated mirror and the lounge itself has a Virgin Hotels’ patented ergonomically designed bed with a channel-tufted headboard; Hypnos™ mattress
  • A red SMEG® mini-fridge generously stocked with local products
  • Plugs in all the convenient places
  • A HD TV and a yoga mat


Situated in Clyde Street upon the banks of the city’s iconic River Clyde.

The hotel has been decorated with beautifully bespoke artwork by local Scottish illustrators, painters and photographers. Each of the diverse pieces were inspired by Glasgow and its history, from the impressive street art mural in the corridor near the hotel’s reception which has been spray painted by various street artists from Glasgow, to the Art Friezes in the Highyard restaurant which are an abstract depiction of Glasgow.


Read our guide to Glasgow which will give you a city overview of the local professional sports teams; sporting venues; and how to get around in the city, and visit Virgin Hotels Glasgow listing on our website.

And don’t forget if you’re looking for an expert to help you find the perfect accommodation that suits your needs, to get in touch with our Sports Desk team.

They have years of experience sourcing accommodation for everyone from professional sports teams, all the way through to individuals. They provide you with the information you need to make sure your stay is as hassle-free and enjoyable as possible.

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