All you need to know about Glasgow

Glasgow’s economy expanded rapidly in previous years and was once one of the most significant manufacturing cities in the UK. It’s now considered to be one of Scotland’s primary centres for business and is a notable financial centre within Europe. Visiting here for business? Choose a SilverDoor serviced apartment for your next trip. Our corporate serviced apartments in Glasgow are the perfect accommodation options for you, with exceptional amenities, flexible booking options and an offering of apartments in convenient locations. Our team are committed to ensuring your next corporate stay with us is nothing less than seamless, allowing you to maximise your business efforts here in the Scottish Capital.

Why choose a SilverDoor Glasgow apartment? 


Our exceptional serviced apartments in Glasgow are the ideal accommodation for any business traveller, providing both comfort and convenience. However niche your preference is, our dedicated team will filter through our plethora of furnished apartments in Glasgow and identify the best apartment to suit your business needs. Concentrated in the centre, our corporate accommodation options are in the exact location to ensure that you’re never too far away from wherever you need to be. There is always accessible transport links just a short walk away from every apartment, making commuting for your business meetings that little bit more practical.

As a company, we pride ourselves on providing a professional and personalised service. Our 4.9/5 star rating on Trustpilot highlights our significant efforts to provide the highest quality of service to all of our clients, and we work tirelessly around the clock to ensure your booking with us goes above and beyond your expectations in mind. Deciding on an apartment with us has never been easier as you receive constant communication from your dedicated account manager, who will work behind the scenes to provide you with a seamless booking service, from the first point of contact all the way up to the check-out date. 

What is a serviced apartment? 


A serviced apartment offers any business traveller the ideal alternative to an extended stay in any hotel. It provides home-like amenities including an equipped kitchen with a comfortable lounge area, but also features weekly housekeeping and a range of on-site amenities, similar to that of a hotel.
Why book one of our Glasgow serviced apartments? Take a read of the main benefits you will receive when choosing one of our apartments:

- Your own space. There is nothing like coming back from a strenuous day at work to your own personal space, which features amenities such as a kitchen and living area to put your feet up and relax. Some apartments benefit from a private balcony or garden area, giving you the option to soak in the sunshine outdoors.
- On-site facilities. It’s business as usual whilst working away from home and many dedicated serviced apartment buildings offer amenities such as formal meeting rooms and conference centres. These high-spec, newly designed areas will be sure to impress professionals from around the world.
- Flexibility. Flexibility is a key advantage from utilising a serviced apartment. Unlike a hotel room, you have the option to cook your own meals from your personal kitchen or lounge in your living room whilst waiting in between meetings. 

What do I need to know about staying in Glasgow? 


Transport

Easily access the centre of Glasgow from around the UK, especially from London Euston train station– where the service here runs direct to Glasgow Central, accumulating to around 5 hours journey time. For local travel and commuting to conferences or business meetings, take the Scotrail – an interconnecting train system giving access to all regions of Glasgow and outer parts of Scotland. 

Weather

Glasgow boasts as one of Scotland’s milder areas. Winter months are usually cool, with a spell of rain and overcast, whereas the summer months will see a fluctuation of heat, highs of around 19.5 degrees.

Cuisine

As the Scottish capital, Glasgow sees a wealth of restaurants and cuisines from around the globe right on its doorstep. Whether it is a continental buffet style restaurant or an authentic vegan cafe, there’s enough variety here to satisfy all taste buds.

What else is Glasgow known for? 


Being Scotland’s most populous city and also the UK’s third most populous city, Glasgow is a vibrant and diverse hub for both business travellers and tourists alike. It boasts a diverse architectural scene, which contributes to leading visitors here from around the world.

Revolutionising economy

With the onset of the Industrial revolution, Glasgow’s 21st century economy includes traditional heavy engineering, information and communication technology and many more. As a business base, nearly 40% of FTSE 100 companies have a presence in Glasgow – signalling its importance as a world-class business destination.

Overflow of Museums

Cemented on the history of the City, it is only right that Glasgow houses many distinct museums and galleries, reflecting the growth of the Scottish capital to where it is today. The Riverside Museum is Glasgow’s award-winning museum, which allows visitors to discover the rich shipbuilding history and view historical collections of vehicles. Contrastingly, the Gallery of Modern Art is a world class gallery centre, displaying borrowed and collected artworks from around the world.