Our family-run hotel has an intimate feel amongst the bustle of the city’s cultural hub, the West End. On the doorstep of the Kelvingrove hotel you’ll find open green spaces at Kelvingrove Park with the River Kelvin running through it, the bars and restaurants of Finnieston and the bright lights of Sauchiehall Street, all within a few minutes’ walk.
944 Sauchiehall St, Glasgow G3 7TH
The frequent airport bus (number 747) will cost £4 for a single and £5 for an open return. Guests should ask the driver to be let off at Kelvingrove Park. Our stop is not listed although it would be between Charing Cross and Partick bus station stops.
Exit motorway at junction 17 on the LHS labelled Dunbarton A82. At exit keep right and then turn right at immediate traffic lights. Drive along Great Western Road for about 1.5 miles till reaching main junction. Turn right onto Queen Margaret Drive. Drive for 0.25 miles keeping left, crossing over mini-roundabout, then immediately crossing over bridge at River Kelvin, Take first left into Kelvin Drive. Ambassador Hotel and Embassy Apartments are on immediate RHS.
The Kelvingrove is situated on the famous Sauchiehall Street, and is just a 40-minute drive from Prestwick Airport.
Driving instructions: upon leaving the airport, take the A77 towards Glasgow. The A77 merges onto the M77 and you should drive along this road for around 13 miles. Next, take the lane leading to M8 Glasgow/City Centre. You should exit the M8 following signs for the A82, then continue onto the A804 and turn left at Berkeley Street. Drive along Berkley Street and follow the road as it turns right. At the traffic lights, take a left onto Fitzroy Place. Drive just a couple of hundred meters until the road turns into Sauchiehall Street. You will find our hotel on the right side of the road.
Alternative modes of transport: The X77 bus service run by Stagecoach operates a route between Buchanan Bus Station in Glasgow to Prestwick Airport. The service runs 06:45 – 22:40 with a journey time of 50 minutes and buses are up to every half hour (hourly on Sundays). For those travelling on early or late flights, there is an additional service, the X99, which departs from Glasgow at 23:59 and 03:30.
Taxis are available to hire outside of the terminal or, for a more competitive price and to guarantee a car, please call our reception to have them book one in your name in advance.
There is plenty of street parking outside the hotel which is free from 6pm-8am Monday-Friday and free all day Saturday and Sunday. Parking can be paid via the local Ringgo App or by the meters outside the hotel. There is also a car park situated at Berkeley Street where you can park all day for £6.00. Our helpful check in staff would be happy to advise you.