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  • Carlson Rezidor opens the Park Inn by Radisson Glasgow City Centre

    Daniel Fountain
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    The Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, one of the world’s top ten hospitality company’s, has opened the stylish Park Inn by Radisson Glasgow City Centre.Located in the historic grade 2 listed Pearl Assurance building on the corner of West George Street and Renfield Street, the contemporary new Park Inn by Radisson Glasgow City Centre boasts a strong design element with features including a convenient self-check-in area, restaurant, bar, meeting rooms, on-site gym and an internet kiosk.

    The 91 guest bedrooms at the new Park Inn By Radisson Glasgow City Centre are spacious and well-proportioned with high ceilings, neutral décor, large en-suites, free high speed Wi-Fi and flat screen TVs. All rooms in the hotel have also been fitted with sound proofed windows allowing guests to enjoy the buzz of being in the heart of the city centre and still get a great night’s sleep.

    The hotel’s restaurant provides an all-day offering with menu items including: fresh sandwiches, hearty soups, pizza, pasta, grills and sharing platters. Meanwhile the bar will stock a wide variety of regional wines, beers, spirits and hot beverages offering the perfect place to relax, socialise or hold a meeting. The on-site fitness suite offers the very latest in state of the art equipment giving the gym users the ideal place to wind down or revitalise.

    For meetings, conferences and special events, the Park Inn by Radisson Glasgow City Centre has meeting space which is both versatile and functional. The hotel boasts two meeting rooms catering for up to 30 delegates together with a private breakout area, perfect for serving coffees and lunches between meetings. There is also a fully equipped internet kiosk ensuring business travellers can stay abreast of latest developments and keep in touch with the office.

    “This is an exciting time for the city of Glasgow with the highly anticipated arrival of The Hydro this year and the upcoming 2014 Commonwealth Games. We feel this is a good time to add to our Glasgow portfolio with a strong, modern hotel and I’m confident that we can offer something fresh and unique to the mid-market business and leisure traveller.

    Designed by Robert Alexander Bryden, who was born in Glasgow on 7 July 1841, the six storey Pearl Assurance building was built in 1900 for General Life Assurance and boasts many original features including polished red ashlar stonework, sash and case windows as well as polished granite stair and balustrade which have been loving restored in collaboration with Historic Scotland.

    Daniel Fountain / 01.05.2013

    Editor, Hotel Designs

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