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Holiday in Glasgow

For my friends birthday we're visiting Glasgow. We're getting the train up there so are looking for good things to do during the day that are relatively central and near the malmaison hotel? Also looking for the good places to go for the night and like what the nightlife is like, never been so I don't have a clue where anything is!!

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1. Re: Holiday in Glasgow

Alana what ages are you all as that might have some sort of bearing in the places people will recommend.

Malmaison is on West George Street and there are a good few places nearby in Bath Street (Mama Sans) and King Tuts and of course Sauchiehall Street where there are plenty of bars. Plenty of shops also near your hotel so you are in a really good location with various different types of things to do in walking/staggering distance!

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Glasgow is pretty compact so not tricky to get around.

What sort of things are you interested in seeing?

Museums, Parks, Architecture, etc?

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So we're 19 and 20 just really looking for fun things to do during the day (good shopping places) then good places just to go out and have a drink or two? But generally hoping its in walking distance so we don't have to fork out for taxis and stuff!

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Staying at the Malmaison you will not need taxis.

Glasgow is based on the grid system with each city block around 300-400 yds so 2 blocks north you have Bath St with the likes of Kushion, Bunker etc and one block further on you have Sauchiehall St with the O2 ABC, Campus and the Garage although given your ages I would say these latter ones are more suitable for you.

Shopping, turn left out your Hotel and walk approx 5 blocks along W. George St until you come to what appears to be a church in the middle of the road, this is Nelson Mandela Place and Buchanan St, this is the most prestigious shopping Street in Glasgow with all the big names.

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You should check out Groupon deals for eating places in Glasgow. There are sometimes offers for places in city centre that will not break the bank.

It has to be Buchanan Street for shopping and this heads straight to Argyll street and the St Enoch centre.

Enjoy your stay

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Try Carlton George hotel. It's right in the centre of town & you get a complimentary mini bar on your room - gets the party started. You can also upgrade at an exec room which gives you access to a club room. Great views over the city centre & no need for additional taxi expenses. No more than 5 minute walk from train station and shopping on your door step . Have a great time

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At 19 and 20 I would say head to Sauciehall Street. So many places to choose from for that age. My favourite would be Garage nightclub, but anywhere on Sauciehall street will be mobbed. They arent the most classiest of places in Glasgow, but they are very popular.

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