Nestled in the heart of the West End and overlooking the Botanic Gardens, booking the Ambassador Hotel is the perfect way to ensure you can relax during your time in Glasgow. Just a stone’s throw from the city centre and bustling Byres Road, there’s plenty to see and do in the local area.
Please see our list of top attractions below or for further recommendations, speak to one of our staff members.
To really feel like you’re getting away from it all take a stroll through the city’s Botanic Gardens. Totally free and open to the public all year round, the site features a number of glasshouses home to weird and wonderful plant life from around the world. Carry on a little farther and you’ll be greeted by the bank of the River Kelvin and the perfect environment for a sunny afternoon at leisure.
Glasgow is renowned for its eclectic comedy scene, forever pushing the boundaries of the art form and trailblazing into new territories. The Stand showcases the best in UK comedy 7 nights a week and even holds a kids comedy show on Sunday afternoons – a great alternative entertainment for little ones.
A hidden architectural gem, this church is the only one in the world to be designed by Charles Rennie Mackintosh and is less than 20 minutes’ walk from our hotel. A unique building with simplicity at its core, a visit is the perfect way to experience Glasgow’s most famous architect’s work.
If you’re in town to see your favourite band, see an exhibition or attend a conference then the Ambassador Hotel is perfectly placed in Glasgow’s West End for your trip. Half an hour by regular public transport or 15 minutes by car, Scotland’s largest exhibition and concert space is close enough to be reached easily and conveniently, with plenty of drinking and dining options to be enjoyed along the way.