Re-opened in September 2010 after a £20-million refurbishment, this hotel is located at Glasgow Central Station, within Glasgow’s shopping district; it boasts a fine restaurant, a champagne bar and 21 meeting rooms for up to 500 guests. The historic building that The Grand Central Hotel occupies dates back to 1883. The hotel has original features including the grand staircase and the magnificent Champagne Central Bar with its domed ceiling and marble floor. The hotel has won several Scottish Hotel awards including the highest accolade Scottish Hotel of the Year 2013. Other awards include Events Hotel of the Year, Glasgow & Clyde Wedding venue of the Year and People Manager of the Year. The stylish bedrooms all feature a plasma TV, a laptop safe and an iron. Internet access is available and the first 30 minutes are free. Guests can enjoy a discount on breakfast rates when selected at the time of booking. The elegant Tempus Bar and Restaurant serves both traditional and local specialities, made from seasonal local produce as well as a varied cocktail menu. Deli Central offers fresh, light snacks in a relaxed environment. Princes Square, Argyll Arcade and St. Enoch Centre are all within a 5-minute walk. Glasgow International Airport is 7 miles away.
The hotel offers discounted 24-hour rates at the Oswald Street NCP car park. The fifth-floor exit of the car park leads directly to the Central Station concourse, where the hotel is located at the far end.