Photo: Glasgow Marriott Hotel

Glasgow Marriott Hotel, a leading hotel in the heart of Scotland’s largest city, has announced a comprehensive renovation project designed to elevate guest experiences with a complete revamp of the public spaces, luxurious upgrades, new facilities, and contemporary styling, transforming the hotel into a modern, stylish design-led destination.

This award-winning 303-room Glasgow Marriott Hotel now features a spectacular new Greatroom, the pulse of every Marriott Hotel, where the guest journey begins with a heartfelt welcome. The Greatroom encompasses the reception area, lobby, a beautiful new lounge bar, and the signature Cast Iron Grill restaurant; a place to socialise and connect, work or unwind.

All guest rooms are included in the upgrade with an additional six spacious Junior Suites created, there are 75 Executive Rooms benefiting from access to the Marriott Hotel’s Executive Lounge and an enhancement of the ten meeting rooms with project completion due December 2024.

The Hotel’s interiors are inspired by the local surroundings and reflect the unique character and charm of the area with beautifully appointed rooms, bespoke fabric and carpet designs in a fresh contemporary colour scheme featuring spacious ensuites. Other standard aspects include indulgent Marriott bedding, cosy armchairs, air-conditioning and 55-inch wall mounted flat screen TVs.

Glasgow’s iconic bridges, best known for connecting the city’s districts, music and exhibition and leisure venues form the basis for lobby interiors with curves and linear forms used to bridge the space within the public entrance areas. The mood in the connecting bar area is created through clean lines and sharp detailing with tile textures reflecting the rippling waters of the River Clyde. Pops of burnt orange, deep blue paired with light timber tones feature in public areas with a palette of blues, greens and muted tan accents reflected elsewhere.

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Photo: Glasgow Marriott Hotel

The reception desk features a striking ceramic plate mural, which is a real talking piece, that’s inspired by the city’s ceramic industry. Made up of individually decorated plates – playing homage to the city’s key landmarks – on further inspection, look closer and you’ll see the Finnieston Crane, SEC walkway, The Armadillo and the infamous “squinty bridge”. The Hotel’s Executive Lounge is inspired by the Nouveau Era and Glasgow’s engineering history with geometric shapes and Glasgow Maps abstracted in a striking tile layout.

Glasgow is celebrated for its art and design, vibrant music scene and designer shopping, it’s where the old and the new meet, bridging the past with the future; the new look Marriott encompasses all of this in its design blending the city’s rich history character and vibrancy, its manufacturing heritage, iconic bridges, and famous street murals. Multi-dimensional, textures and neutral colour palettes are woven throughout the Hotel’s artwork with furnishings and feature installations inspired by the City’s artisan trades – textiles, glass and pottery manufacture – all historically produced on the banks of the Clyde.

The guest experience is elevated with inspired artworks from the public areas through to bedrooms and meeting spaces, which display works that reflect Glasgow’s Architecture; all guest rooms feature beautiful pieces from Glasgow’s famous street murals on buildings.

Marriott Glasgow’s reputation for outstanding service is a source of immense pride for all of us, the refurbishment means that we can elevate this service to even greater heights.

Glasgow Marriott Hotel is the preferred choice for incentive travel and meetings of all sizes and with the Clyde Suite, a superb conference and events space catering for up to 600 people with the ability to host large corporate and private events and glittering awards dinners.

Located in a prime location in the city centre’s financial district on the doorstep of the Scottish Event Campus (SEC) featuring The OVO Hydro, SEC Armadillo and the West End of Glasgow, the hotel is within easy access to many of the city’s leading attractions, world-famous music venues, lively shopping, nightlife and dining districts as well as the airport so is well placed for business commuters, tourists and city dwellers alike to experience the culture and essence of Glasgow.

Chris McGuinness, General Manager of Glasgow Marriott Hotel, commented: “Glasgow Marriott has been a cornerstone of the city, beloved by commuters, corporate guests, and leisure travellers for many years. Our major investment into upgrading this iconic property marks an exciting new chapter for the Marriott brand in Glasgow.

We are renowned for exceptional service, Marriott Glasgow’s reputation for outstanding service is a source of immense pride for all of us, the refurbishment means that we can elevate this service to even greater heights.”

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