Buchanan Hotel Glasgow: Historic comforts and convenience
Glasgow has been voted one of Scotland’s best shopping areas and the Buchanan Hotel Glasgow is right in one of the hottest shopping districts. Enjoy the excitement of the heart of Glasgow from the comfortable home base of the Buchanan. You’ll also find plenty of eclectic theaters and popular pubs and nightclubs within walking distance. The business district isn’t far from the property either. The three-star Buchanan is also a historic staple in Glasgow area hotels. It is the oldest still-operating hotel in the city and was first opened in 1840 as the Waverley Temperance Hotel. From the Buchanan you can easily reach the Royal Concert Hall and Scottish Exhibition and Conference Center. Art lovers will appreciate the Buchanan’s proximity to Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum and The Burrell Collection. For sports fans, Glasgow’s Hamden Park Football Stadium and Football Museum is just a few miles from the Buchanan. If guests want to explore more of the towns around Glasgow, both Stirling and Edinburgh are less than an hour drive.
There are 60 guest rooms at the Buchanan Hotel Glasgow. All rooms have a private bathroom, heating facilities, color TV, direct dial phones and central heating and all rooms come with a hospitality tray. There are rooms available at the Buchanan for any and every budget, including single rooms and family rooms that can accommodate up to four people. There are modem ports in each room for internet access. Non-smoking rooms are also available. The Buchanan is a Strathmore Hotels Limited property and its staff works with the sister company, Strathmore Travel, to provide Glasgow tour options and holiday packages for guests. Glasgow’s City Sightseeing Bus makes a stop just a few minutes’ walk from the premises. Guests will love the Buchanan’s welcoming restaurant and tearoom. Buchanan Tearooms is an intimate locale of 50 seats and high-quality menus and ingredients. Guests will enjoy its eclectic decor. The Head Chef prepares a wide array of Scottish dishes. There is an extensive wine list. Breakfast is also served in the Tearooms from 7:30am to 9:30am Monday through Friday and 8:00am to 10:00am Saturday and Sunday. There is also a bar on the premises with plenty of Scottish malt whiskies for guests to try, a far cry from the hotel’s several decades as a “dry” accommodation in Glasgow during the late nineteenth century. The bar has complimentary Wifi access. The Buchanan is pet-friendly and there is an ATM right next to the property.
The Buchanan Hotel Glasgow is a popular option for meetings and special occasions and guests can take advantage of the hotel’s Business Center. The Cameron Suite is the largest function space and can hold up to 70 guests. It is well-equipped and can provide audio and visual support for presentations. The cozier Buchanan Suite can accommodate up to 35 people. All kinds of dances, parties and receptions have been held at the Buchanan in Glasgow. Come stay at the Buchanan and stay close to all Glasgow’s attractions. The Buchanan is conveniently close to the Buchanan Street Subway station and to the Glasgow Queen Street Railway.