The second Virgin Hotels to launch in the UK will open bookings today before the December opening

GLASGOW, Scotland, July 20, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Virgin Hotels, the luxury lifestyle hotel brand of Virgin Group founder Sir Richard Bransonannounces that reservations are live for Virgin Hotels Glasgow for bookings starting on 1st of december. Reservations can be made directly on the hotel website

Located on the banks of the River Clyde, the hotel will comprise 240 rooms spread over 15 floors and will host four food and drink options, including playful and sophisticated. Commons ClubVirgin Hotels’ flagship restaurant and bar that doubles as a modern social club; high court, to entertain, co-work and dine; Funny Library Coffee Shop; and the elegant late-night bar, Rocks. Enjoying a prime location in the city centre, the hotel offers panoramic views across the River Clyde to the south and into the heart of Glasgow to the north, making it an ideal base for exploring the city.

Bright and airy with warm textiles and locally sourced furnishings, the rooms are an inviting space to relax after a day exploring the city, with the signature Virgin Hotels layout of two distinct spaces. The dressing cabin features a full vanity, closet big enough for two, makeup desk with well-lit mirror, oversized shower with built-in bench, and toiletries by Arran from Scotland. A sliding door or a curtain separates it from The living roomwhich includes a Virgin Hotels patented ergonomic bed with a padded headboard, a red SMEG mini-fridge generously stocked with a selection of local products, a TV and plenty of outlets for smartphones, laptops or other devices.

Virgin Hotels Glasgow will offer a selection of beautifully curated suites. The signature suite, Sir Richard’s Flat, features a retro-luxe design with a personal bar, games table and sumptuous velvet sofa, creating a convivial space within the suite. In a nod to Virgin’s heritage, guests of Sir Richard’s Flat will find musical references throughout, including one-of-a-kind pieces of record-inspired artwork.

Inspired and named after by Richard Branson wife, Joan – a proud Glaswegian – Lady B’s Flat will feature alabaster-inspired floors and walls, spanning 69 square meters and offering guests a light, airy and soft space with exquisite furnishings and a large curved bath . For guests looking for something a little different, there’s also the Moroccan-inspired Kasbah Tamadot suite. The soothing suite features hand-carved antique wood paneling, plus a sumptuous bathroom decorated with Moroccan-style tiles – inspired by the Virgin Limited Edition property in Morocco of the same name.

Virgin Hotels Glasgow will open in the center of Glasgow, joining many notable local restaurants, music venues and boutique hotels. The hotel was developed by Silk Property Group, which selected Twenty first architects work at the hotel. UK based design company four by two was leveraged to organize the hotel’s interiors in line with Virgin Hotels’ localized approach to design. The company’s experience in residential and commercial projects has made it the ideal choice for creating welcoming and comfortable environments, with local touches and historic details.

“We are delighted to be sharing our second hotel in the UK in a completely different city, Glasgow,” said James Bermingham, CEO of Virgin Hotels. “Virgin Hotels Glasgow will feature neighborhood-focused design and diverse dining and bar offerings. We believe the hotel will be the ideal hub for visitors wishing to soak up this vibrant city while enjoying authentic. Glasgow features fantastic museums and galleries, a thriving music scene and innovative food and beverage outlets, and we can’t wait to open.”

All customers can enroll in the brand-wide loyalty and customer preference program ‘The knowledge‘, which offers a personalized hotel experience that provides access to room upgrades, member rates, special events and a complimentary Commons Club cocktail – all when booking directly with Virgin Hotels. All rooms and suites have built-in technology capabilities, which can control lighting, thermostats, televisions, and order room service directly through the mobile app, Lucy which is exclusively available to The Know members. Lucy also gives guests the option to check in before they arrive and can be used as an access key to their rooms. Rooms are also pet-friendly, with free “pet amenities” available, including dog beds and food and water dishes. On top of that, members of The Know and Virgin Red – the Virgin group-wide rewards club – can earn 2,000 Virgin Points with every Virgin Hotels stay at participating hotels to redeem for nearly 200 experiences, flights , treats and exclusives from Virgin and other companies. the partners.

The hotel was developed and owned by Silk Property Group and is managed by Virgin Hotels.

Reservations are now being accepted for stays beginning on 1st from December 2022 and can be done directly on the hotel website

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  • Rooms (guest room): HERE
  • Property renderings: HERE

About Virgin Hotels Glasgow:

Virgin Hotels Glasgow is a luxury lifestyle hospitality brand that combines sincere, personalized service with the track record of innovation and smart disruption that Sir by Richard Branson Virgin Group has been a pioneer for over 50 years. Virgin Hotels Glasgow is the brand’s second Scottish hotel, with a prime city center location. The hotel has panoramic views, overlooking the River Clyde to the south and across the heart of Glasgow to the north, making it an ideal base for exploring the city. The hotel has 240 rooms and suites as well as meeting and event spaces; and multiple food and beverage outlets, including the brand’s signature dining experience, the Commons Club, a vibrant all-day dining concept. There’s also Highyard, a multipurpose space for entertainment, dining and co-working, and the Funny Library Coffee Shop, where patrons can relax and socialize.

About Virgin Hotels

Virgin Hotels is a luxury hotel brand that combines heartfelt service and a personalized hotel experience inspired by the innovation and intelligent disruption that Sir by Richard Branson Global Virgin Group has been a pioneer for over 50 years. Each property blends a passion for food and drink with music, design and culture, merging with the local landscape and providing a vibrant and inclusive environment for travelers and locals alike. The current portfolio includes six hotels: Virgin Hotels Chicago, Virgin Hotels Dallas and Virgin Hotels Nashville, all voted in the top 10 of Condé Nast Traveler’s Readers’ Choice Awards in 2021, and Virgin Hotels New Orleans, Virgin Hotels Las Vegas and Virgin recently opened . Edinburgh hotels. Locations in Glasgow and New York City set to debut in 2022, followed by Miami in 2025. Additionally, Virgin Hotels continues to explore hospitality, conversions and development from scratch in Boston, Los Angeles, Austin, philadelphia cream, Seattle, London and more.

About Virgin Red

Virgin Red is Virgin’s rewards club, connecting the Virgin family, where members can earn on the everyday to save for the extraordinary. Virgin Red also facilitates support for local communities, charities and the environment.

Virgin Red celebrates its members for living a more Virgin life – giving them exclusive access to Virgin Family Rewards and beyond. It’s easy for members to earn and spend Virgin Points – Virgin’s universal currency that never expires.

Whether it’s spending points on a daily treat like coffee or a movie ticket, saving for a bigger, awesome experience like a vacation, or watching a concert from the Virgin Red Room, there’s for all tastes. Top up your points balance by earning on your daily online purchases at some of the UK’s biggest retailers or by earning points when you travel by train across the UK with Virgin Trains Ticketing.

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