GlasGLOW 2023: A Supernational Experience -Just Minutes Away from our Hotel”

The Glasgow Botanical Gardens transforms itself this Halloween 2023, as GlasGLOW returns to entertain and spook all the family from October 27th – November 12th. This captivating event has become a beloved tradition on the Halloween Calendar for all to attend and enjoy, and this year promises to be bigger and better than ever.

If a trip to GlasGLOW is tempting, remember that your ideal accommodation is just a few minutes walk from the Kelvingrove Hotel this blog, and is the perfect choice when looking for a comfortable affordable bed for the night. So, what can you expect from GlasGLOW 2023?

The illuminating event itself takes approximately 60 minutes and is an awesome audio visual walking experience through the Glasgow Botanic Gardens featuring ‘Marshmallow Land’, a gourmet street village and the jaw dropping GLOW bar. Time slots are available every 15 minutes and tickets should be booked in advance, with prices starting from £14 per child and £24 per adult. Last entry times are between 8:30pm and 9:30pm depending on which day of the week.

Wander through enchanting gardens where thousands of lights create otherworldly landscapes. Each garden has a unique theme, and every twist and turn promises a new surprise.

*NEW* Relaxed Sessions & Sensory Guide

2023 sees the organisers schedule the first ever relaxed sessions on November 2nd and 6th to create a quieter GlasGLOW experience. It is intended that the event be as inclusive as possible for all and allow visitors with sensory sensitivities to be able to embrace all the spooky fun of the event without the overwhelm. A sensory guide is available here.

Choosing the right hotel is going to be essential for the best GlasGLOW experience, and our hotel offers the ultimate location, affordability, and comfort. We are strategically located just a short distance on foot to the venue, so you can easily access the event at a time that suits.

GlasGLOW 2023 promises to be a dazzling, fun and cracking experience for all ages. Why not pre, book your stay at our hotel at a price that can’t be beaten when you book direct.

Get ready for an October adventure at GlasGLOW 2023!

Glasgow and it’s Amazing Shipbuilding Heritage

If you are a first time visitor to Glasgow or indeed have been before and always wanted to take a stroll along the banks of the River Clyde, or enjoy one of the many boat trips available, you’ll no doubt have seen the most famous shipbuilding landmark of times past the ‘Finnieston Crane’.

Celebrate Glasgow Mela Festival 2023 this Summer

Kelvingrove Park will be transformed into a place of colour, music, dance and creativity on Sunday, June 25th, 2023.

Meet Our New Manager! – Liz

In February 2022, we welcomed Liz to the Kelvingrove Hotel line-up and we’ve got to say, it was a really fantastic decision we made getting her on board! Liz has worked in hotels for the last 10 years.