Wednesday, 23 March 2016

The iconic Grand Central Hotel in Glasgow has been officially recognised as one of the country’s very best historic hotels. announced the winners of its ‘Simply the Guest’ awards – the only awards in the UK based solely on guest reviews.

The famous Glasgow hotel, which boasts a star-studded past guest list including Winston Churchill, JFK and Frank Sinatra, has been ranked within the top ten in its category after receiving almost faultless guest reviews over the last 12 months.

Reviews can only be left by guests who have booked with and completed their stay, meaning that, over the last year, the Grand Central Hotel has consistently wowed its guests thanks to four-star surroundings and service.

Graeme Gibson, general manager of the Grand Central Hotel, said: “Our guests are the people who matter most to us, so to be awarded an accolade based solely on their feedback is fantastic.

“It’s also very fitting that our award comes under the historic hotels category. We’re exceptionally proud of the hotel’s rich history – it really is a Glasgow city icon.” spokesperson, Andrea Tarpey, said: “Being named as a Simply the Guest Awards finalist places the Grand Central Hotel firmly amongst the nation’s best loved historic hotels. It’s an achievement that’s testament to the team’s absolute dedication to guest satisfaction over the past year.

“The Simply the Guest Awards are the only industry accolade to be decided solely by genuine guest reviews and so they are best placed to accurately reflect which properties are performing best in the UK.”

Highlighting the influential role guest reviews play in booking a hotel, the Simply The Guest Awards have been officially recognising the efforts and achievements of hotels in the UK and abroad since the awards began in 2012.



Issued by Beattie Communications On behalf of Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow.


Grand Central Hotel, Glasgow is a recipient of seven awards at the Scottish Hotel Awards 2013 including Scottish Hotel of the Year.

The hotel is part of the PH Hotels collection of 21 properties across the UK. In 2010, it underwent a £20 million refurbishment, transforming it in to one of the city’s most stylish wedding, conference, training, banqueting and short break properties.

Located in the centre of the city, adjacent to Glasgow Central train station, the four-star hotel offers 21 flexible event rooms all boasting state-of-the-art technology and with room for up to 400 guests or delegates.

Guests at The Grand Central will be staying where icons such as JFK, Winston Churchill and Frank Sinatra have visited. So whether a visit’s for business, leisure or a celebration, guests can relax in stylish surroundings.

BOOKING: For more information on The Grand Central Hotel or to make a booking please visit  or call 0844 824 6171.

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