Glasgow Hotels, Directions Thistle Glasgow

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By Car

From the East: leave the M8 at Junction 17. At the first set of traffic lights, turn left; at the second, go straight on, then turn right at third set.  The hotel is located on the left hand side.  To enter the hotel's car park turn left at the lights outside the hotel and then first left.

From the West: leave the M8 at junction 17 and take the right fork. Turn right at each of the next three sets of traffic lights. At the fourth set, turn left, then right again at the fifth.  The hotel is located on the left hand side.  To enter the hotel's car park turn left at the lights outside the hotel and then first left.

By Rail

Both Glasgow Central and Queen Street stations are a short taxi ride (approx £4.00) from Thistle Glasgow. 

By foot from Central Station (approx 10 minutes), when leaving the station turn right and walk up Hope Street, turn left onto Renfrew Street and then right onto Cambridge Street.
From Queen Street Station (approx 10 minutes) turn left onto Bath Street, turn right onto Hope St then Renfrew St and then right onto Cambridge Street.

From Glasgow Airport

If you’re flying into Glasgow International Airport, Thistle Glasgow is a 15-minute taxi ride; please note it can take a bit longer in the rush hour!  It will cost approx. £20.00.  If you are driving from the airport follow the signs for City Centre and then leave the M8 at junction 17 and take the right fork. Turn right at each of the next three sets of traffic lights. At the fourth set, turn left, then right again at the fifth.  The hotel is located on the left hand side.  To enter the hotel's car park turn left at the lights outside the hotel and then first left.

From Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Glasgow Prestwick International Airport is a 50 minute drive from Thistle Glasgow.  If you are traveling by car, follow signs for the A79 and then the A78. At Dutch House Roundabout, take the first exit onto the A77. Follow this road onto the M77 (signposted for Glasgow and Edinburgh) and carry on as it merges into the M8.  Leave the M8 at junction 17 and take the right fork. Turn right at each of the next three sets of traffic lights. At the fourth set, turn left, then right again at the fifth.  The hotel is located on the left hand side.  To enter the hotel's car park turn left at the lights outside the hotel and then first left.

Tourist Attractions

Things to see and do from Thistle Glasgow, Glasgow

At Thistle Glasgow, you have many of Glasgow’s most famous landmarks virtually on the doorstep. But with the hotel right in the city centre, this is a perfect base from which to explore Glasgow’s superb shopping, architecture, culture and other attractions. And at the end of a packed day, all the comforts of our Glasgow hotel will be ready and waiting for you. Below are just some of the attractions close by.

  • Buchanan Galleries (5 minutes walk)
  • Glasgow Cineworld Cinema (5 minutes walk)
  • Willow Tea Rooms (2 minutes walk)
  • Charles Rennie Mackintosh Trail (2 minutes walk)
  • Glasgow Science Centre (1 mile)
  • The Quay (including Bowling, Cinema, Casino & Restaurants) (2 miles)
  • Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) - (1 mile)
  • Kelvingrove Museum (2 miles)
  • The Riverside Museum (2 miles)
  • Braehead Shopping Centre & Xscape (6 miles)
  • Celtic Park (3 miles)
  • Ibrox Stadium (2 miles)
  • Hampden Stadium including Scottish Football Museum (4 miles)
  • Burrell Collection (5 miles)

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Local Information

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