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“Couldn't fault it. Room was lovely, most comfortable bed I have ever slept in! Staff were great without exception.”
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Blythswood Square
Ranked #13 of 96 Hotels in Glasgow
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Glasgow
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“Couldn't fault it. Room was lovely, most comfortable bed I have ever slept in! Staff were great without exception.”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Had a lovely stay for our anniversary. Free glass of champagne was brought to our room when we told staff what we were celebrating. The room was really lovely with an amazingly comfortable bed.
Used the spa facilities at night when it was quiet which was a real treat. Staff were all very friendly and helpful and the breakfast was tremendous. Didn't try the restaurant for dinner, maybe next time.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2012

Our American relations were here for a short stay in Glasgow. We had a full house, so we put them up at the Blythswood. They raved on about the impressive nature of the hotel and its décor the friendliness of the staff and the quality of the room. The restaurant was to a high international standard and the central location made it an easy choice for them to see a pretty part of Glasgow. We were delighted that they had such a good time and we wouldn't hesitate to recommend this hotel to any visitor to our City. Well done Blythswood Square.

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  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 November 2012

From the moment we walked up the steps to the entrance we were made to feel welcome. The imposing architecture and fine decoration made our stay special, as did the excellent and extensive breakfast. Our room was modern, bright and extremely comfortable with a superb bathroom; the only minor fault was that the flat bottomed basin did not drain fully. We faced onto an internal courtyard, and consequently enjoyed a very quiet night's sleep. Unfortunately we did not have time to visit the spa. All the staff we met managed to combine attentive and courteous service with a genuinely relaxed and friendly manner. The hotel has the atmosphere of a country hotel in a convenient city centre location. A truly memorable experience.

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 November 2012

We had an enjoyable spa day, we had a voucher for 50% off the Rhassoul Mud Treatment and three hour Thermal Experience with a glass of Prosecco each for £45 per person it was worth it, float around the spa and the mud treatment for 2 left us with baby soft skin, three of the water jets in the main "pool" area weren't working, no biggie when the spa is quiet. I wouldn't pay more, it isn't worth it to me. We had a nice time, relaxing, great jacuzzi. Staff were fine, nothing to write home about. My husband pressed the emergency button in one of the steam rooms thinking it "did" something not realising it was an emergency button BUT nobody came! Glad neither of us needed medical attention.

  • Stayed November 2012, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

Entrance makes a real impression - grand and imposing. Interesting rally memoribilia. Staff were professional but friendly and helpful. Our room was just off the reception but not noisy. It was a larger executive room - worth the extra in my view. The bathroom was enormous with an excellent shower and large claw foot bath. Good quality toiletries too. My partner used the spa and was pleased with the treatments although, due to a mix up, she was much delayed. They made up for it with champagne and free manicure. My favourite part was the bar which is large and stylish with a buzzy atmosphere. Good breakfast in the room if a little cool. The bathroom was baltic in the morning - the one major fault but easily fixed I would think.

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  • Stayed October 2012, travelled as a couple
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

Reception staff were friendly and professional, waiting staff a delight.

Rooms beautifully decorated, gorgeous and generously sized bathrooms.

Free movies, well priced mini bar.

Amazing vegetarian breakfast - this is rare!

Great bar - atmospheric, good service, great nibbles.

Fantastic food, two good menus to choose from.

Beautiful spa

I didnt want to leave this hotel and i cant wait to go back next month.

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2012

Blythswood Square is one of those hotels that is so close to being perfect but something was just always a little off.. Don't get me wrong, I had a great stay here but they fell a little short of what they advertise in terms of luxury and service.... Looking to stay in a luxury hotel in Glasgow I opted to try Blythswood Square over Hotel du Vin (where I've previously stayed). To compare and contrast: Blythswood is a beautiful building in a brighter and better location than Hotel Du Vin. Although the staff is not as formally trained as Hotel Du Vin- they were all pleasant and they all tried really hard to be accommodating. Du Vin's service was flawless where Blythswood Square service was not quite there yet. However Hotel Du Vin is dark and stuffy where Blythswood is bright and more energetic. I think you get the point...... The rooms at Blythswood were in general very nice. The decorations were a little off- I didn't think the enormous lamps over the beds visually made sense and in certain rooms excessive furniture was more of a blockage than helpful. The tv didn't always work and somedays the bathrobes were replenished and somedays they were not. The beds though were very comfortable. In general the rooms were very clean. The first night we stayed our room had not been cleaned properly since we checked in early but didn't have a problem with cleanliness after that. The spa was a nice attempt at a luxury hotel spa but didn't quite cut it as one. We had massages which were good but not great, service was pleasant but not over-the-top, amenities were nice but not 5-star as it should be in a "luxury" spa. Surprisingly there were no spa attendants and you had to walk back upstairs to the main reception desk for water..The spa is also open certain hours of the day to all hotel guests which was a nice offering. The hotel restaurant had a great atmosphere and the food was mostly excellent but inconsistent. All in all this place has a ton of potential. The staff was very friendly but if they could step it up a few notches in terms of paying attention, anticipating needs and customer service they would be the best! There were some staff that were excellent but in general it wasn't customer service focused as it should have been. I would love to come back here because I enjoyed the location and building, I hope they can work on pulling it all together so it can be one super fantastic hotel!

  • Stayed October 2012, travelled with friends
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Property: Blythswood Square
Address: 11 Blythswood Square, Glasgow G2 4AD, Scotland
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Region: United Kingdom > Scotland > Glasgow > City Centre
Amenities:
Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#4 Luxury Hotel in Glasgow
#5 Romantic Hotel in Glasgow
#6 Business Hotel in Glasgow
#8 Family Hotel in Glasgow
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:5 star — Blythswood Square 5*
Number of rooms: 100
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Blythswood Square is more than a hotel and is an exciting addition to Glasgow's city centre. Not only does it have 100 stunning guest rooms but it also houses an amazing spa, restaurant, salon bar and private event areas, a true 5 star proposition. ... more   less 
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