Only a 7-minute walk from the hotel is Glasgow Central Station. Opened in 1879, this historic building is a popular meeting destination for locals and tourists who arrive to explore the city. On average, over 30 million passengers travel through this station every year. The clock which sits proudly above the main concourse of the station is a very popular point among locals to meet – which spawned the popular phrase of “Meet Me Under the Clock”. Trains from this station travel the length and breadth of Scotland, as well as around the UK to London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle and more. It is possible to book a tour to see the behind-the-scenes working of the station and learn about its long history.
If arriving into Glasgow Central Station and coming to Maldron Hotel Glasgow City, the easiest walking route to the Hotel would be to exit onto Gordon Street, take a right and then left at the next corner onto Renfield Street. Continue straight on Renfield Street for 0.4 miles where you will eventually see the Hotel situated on 50 Renfrew Street. There is also a taxi rank outside the Gordon Street entrance should you not fancy the walk!